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Japanese score big in N.A. in 1st quarter

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Booming business in North America was a gleaming bright spot for Japanese automakers in the latest quarter, as sales and operating profits climbed higher in the region for Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Honda and Subaru's parent company, Fuji Heavy...

GM takes a fresh look at emerging markets

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2015
GM is spending $5 billion to develop a new family of Chevrolet small cars that it will build and sell in China, Brazil, India, Mexico and other emerging markets. It is co-developing the common architecture and engines with Chinese partner SAID Motor corp.
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Subaru's low-paid foreign workers power an export boom

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2015
At the heart of Subaru's ongoing U.S.

Pacific trade talks end without deal; vehicle tariffs, rules remain a hurdle

3:49 am U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2015
High-level negotiations in Hawaii on a trade agreement in the Pacific Rim wrapped up without a final deal as disagreements over vehicle tariffs and...

FCA battles in court with Australia ex-CEO

9:56 am U.S. ET | July 31, 2015
FCA traded charges in court with its former Australia CEO, who denied breaching his legal duties and said he acted on instructions from above after a...

Subaru parent's operating profit jumps 70% on surging U.S. sales

6:20 am U.S. ET | July 31, 2015
Japan's Fuji Heavy Industries, the maker of Subaru cars, posted a 70 percent jump in quarterly operating profit as sales continued to climb in the...

Mitsubishi Motors' April-June net falls 15%

1:51 pm U.S. ET | July 30, 2015
Mitsubishi Motors today said its fiscal first-quarter net income fell 15 percent to 23.99 billion yen, or $195.

GM to invest $1 billion in India, plans to double market share by 2020

6:59 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2015
General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in the next few years to turn operations in India into a new global export hub aimed at boosting sales in...

Mitsubishi will focus production on Japan, Russia, S.E. Asia after closing U.S. plant

2:42 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015
Mitsubishi will focus production on Japan, Russia and Southeast Asia after closing its U.S. plant, the automaker's president, Tetsuro Aikawa, said.

GM Korea reaches tentative wage deal with union

9:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015
General Motors' South Korean unit tentatively reached an annual wage deal with its labor union today, averting a major strike at one of its key Asian...

Mitsubishi to end U.S. vehicle output, report says

4:32 pm U.S. ET | July 23, 2015
Mitsubishi plans to quit building light vehicles in the U.S.

High-performance Cadillacs roar into Japan

7:23 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2015
GM is introducing two high-performance V-Series Cadillac nameplates in Japan that outspoken presidential hopeful Donald Trump famously blasted as...

Honda to make English official work language by 2020

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13, 2015
Honda said English will be the official language for all inter-regional communications at the Tokyo automaker by 2020.

Nissan says Japan plant will make hot-selling Rogue for U.S.

2:06 pm U.S. ET | July 9, 2015
Nissan said that next year its plant in Kyushu, Japan, will begin building up to 100,000 Rogues annually for the U.S. market.

Honda adds 4.5 million cars to recalls for Takata airbags

3:55 am U.S. ET | July 9, 2015
Honda added 4.5 million more vehicles to recalls involving Takata airbags. Honda said 1.

Ex-Toyota exec Hamp freed without charges; Hayakawa new CCO

4:54 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2015
Former Toyota executive Julie Hamp was released from custody in Japan today without being charged, following her arrest last month on suspicion of...

Nissan says Takata airbag caused fire in Japan crash

6:31 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2015
Nissan said an airbag made by Takata Corp.

Ex-Toyota exec Hamp to be released from custody in Japan, report says

5:20 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2015
Tokyo prosecutors plan to release Julie Hamp, a former Toyota executive, on Wednesday after she was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally...

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Toyoda Gosei 'on track' to loosening Toyota ties

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
Toyoda Gosei President Tadashi Arashima says his company is on track to reducing its dependence on Toyota Motor Corp.

Financial aid for hydrogen infrastructure

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
Japan's three biggest automakers plan to help cover the cost of operating hydrogen stations in the country to popularize cars powered by fuel cells.

Toyota finds airbags are in demand on world's deadliest roads

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
For many years, carmakers have been loath to make airbags standard on models in India, worried that higher costs will hurt sales.

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