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Suzuki recalls record 2 million cars for smoking ignition switch

7:21 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2015
Suzuki said it would recall 2 million cars, a record for the automaker, including Chevrolet Cruzes it builds for GM, to replace the ignition switch after reports of fumes being emitted from the faulty...... Read More »

New markets, production for GM Korea

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
General Motors' massive operation in South Korea lost a big reason for being when bosses in Detroit decided in late 2013 to pull the plug on the Chevrolet brand in Europe.... Read More »

Japan, U.S. seek deals on auto parts, rice to secure trade pact

1:19 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
Japanese and U.S.... Read More »

South Korea steps up price-fixing crackdown on auto suppliers

10:40 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
South Korea, supporting a global police action against auto-parts price fixing, has hit Japanese and German suppliers with a string of fines in...... Read More »

FROM TVs TO EVs

Japan electronic giants embrace autos after consumer-goods struggles

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Japan's storied electronics companies are struggling in the cutthroat consumer goods market amid cheaper, and often more innovative, rivals from...... Read More »

Bold Korean startup makes a statement with Seoul stand

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
South Korea's youngest would-be automaker Cony Motor Co.... Read More »

Who's Toyota CEO? Isn't it obvious?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6, 2015
During a meeting for individual investors in Japan, Toyota showed a video of man-on-the-street footage asking regular Japanese whether they could...... Read More »

Hamp, Toyota's first female senior exec, says building trust is top priority

12:15 pm U.S. ET | April 3, 2015
Julie Hamp this week became Toyota's first female senior executive, overseeing global communications from Toyota City.... Read More »

U.S., Japan have 'significant gaps' on auto market access, trade official says

11:25 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2015
Acting Deputy US Trade Representative Wendy Cutler said on Monday that "significant gaps" in the trade negotiations remain between the United States...... Read More »

Honda launches S660 minicar roadster, heir to Beat's looks

10:00 pm U.S. ET | March 29, 2015
Honda is going small and sporty with the release of the S660 mini roadster, a new open-top minicar that will be sold only in Japan, at least for now.... Read More »

Takata sued in Canada over airbag-related vehicle recalls

6:31 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2015
Takata, the Japanese supplier whose airbags have been linked to six fatalities globally, has been sued in Canada in three separate cases, it said in...... Read More »

Ford aims to triple exports from India with new plant

4:09 am U.S. ET | March 26, 2015
Ford plans to triple exports from India with a new $1 billion plant, offsetting slower sales inside the country with a push to sell more local...... Read More »

Why a Japanese supplier is upping its game

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22, 2015
Aisin Seiki, the world's fifth biggest auto supplier, is doubling the size of its global design division as it expands into new products and targets...... Read More »

Japan far outpaces U.S. in replacing Takata airbag parts

6:49 am U.S. ET | March 20, 2015
As automakers plead with U.S.... Read More »

Toyota will add engineers in Japan

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to add 2,275 employees in Japan in the fiscal year beginning April 1, 30 percent more than it added a year earlier.... Read More »

Toyota to step up hiring at home in the next fiscal year

10:45 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2015
Profit-rich Toyota is plowing more of its cash into new hires in the coming year, especially in the engineering and technical fields crucial to its...... Read More »

Major Hyundai investor to vote against some directors over property deal, report says

7:19 am U.S. ET | March 11, 2015
The second-largest shareholder in Hyundai Motor and its two affiliates will vote against the reappointment of some board members who last year...... Read More »

Toyota promotes U.S., Europe execs in wide-reaching management shuffle

3:55 am U.S. ET | March 4, 2015
Toyota will elevate U.S. executive Julie Hamp and add Europe boss Didier Leroy to its board in a wide shuffle at the automaker.... Read More »

Kobe Steel considers $800 million U.S. aluminum plant for auto suppliers

6:41 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2015
Kobe Steel, supplier of aluminum sheet to half of Japan’s auto industry, is considering building a 100 billion yen ($832 million) plant in the...... Read More »

Futuristic, handmade Mirai represents Toyota's rebirth

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Toyota Motor Corp.'s most advanced vehicle has had a decidedly low-tech birth and has an equally ironic birthday. Feb.... Read More »

Mazda launches CX-3 small SUV, bets on diesel-only car for Japan

7:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
The Mazda CX-3 compact crossover went on sale in Japan today with the carmaker offering a 1.5-liter diesel engine as the nameplate's only powerplant.... Read More »

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