Mitsubishi CEO promises an electrified U.S. rebound

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Mitsubishi will fortify its fragile U.S. rebound with three electrified crossovers in five years, a bolstered listening post in Washington D.C. and an advanced technology office in Silicon Valley.

VW fined by South Korea, faces recall over emissions cheating

5:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
South Korea became the first country outside the U.S. to punish Volkswagen Group for cheating in emissions tests, slapping the automaker with a record fine of 14.1 billion won ($12.31 million) and ordering a recall of 125,522 vehicles.

Fiat will add models, sales points to growing Abarth unit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
Fiat's Abarth unit, which is on track to boost sales by 50 percent this year, plans to more than double its global dealership network as it expands...

Toyota will replace 1.6 million Takata airbag inflators in Japan previously deemed safe

6:10 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
Toyota will replace Takata airbag inflators in 1.6 million cars in Japan that had previously been deemed safe following checks for air leaks.

Japanese supplier INOAC agrees to $2.35 million U.S. price-fixing fine

3:35 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2015
Japanese supplier INOAC agreed to plead guilty to fixing prices -- and pay a $2.

Takata crisis hands rival Autoliv chance to go big in Japan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2015
Sweden's Autoliv could capitalize on the crisis engulfing its rival Takata by finally extending its global leadership to the one major auto hub it...

Mazda quarterly profit surges on higher sales, cost cutting

8:04 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015
Mazda today reported a major increase in operating profit in the latest quarter on the back of rising sales in Europe and Japan and aggressive cost...

U.S. trade chief defends Pacific trade deal auto rules

10:41 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2015


Japan Inc.'s 2020 vision: Self-driving cars on the road

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
Japan's big automakers, long known for their fondness for automation, finally are ready to make a big push into self-driving cars.

Nissan to check Takata airbags in Japan again after injury

7:25 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
Nissan said it would carry out a repeat inspection of vehicles in Japan which had initially been cleared of airbag defects after a passenger was...

Subaru chief seeks to limit sales growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
Subaru sales keep growing. But global head Yasuyuki Yoshinaga says there is such a thing as too big.


Toyoda says sexiness is in, utility is out for Lexus vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
Anxious to boost Lexus' sex appeal, Akio Toyoda is making clear which categories of vehicles will work for the luxury brand and which simply aren't...


In changing times, Honda's Hachigo says he's open to partnerships

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
Honda, known for its independence, now is open to collaboration with other automakers, said CEO Takahiro Hachigo.


Nissan's Ghosn says missing margin goal carries consequences

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2015
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is warning heads might role if the automaker doesn't achieve his ambitious target of an 8 percent operating profit margin by...


Honda takes on Toyota Mirai with roomier fuel cell sedan

6:06 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2015
Honda will begin sales of a $63,000 (7.

Nissan seeks end to Renault control in power struggle

6:50 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2015
Nissan has drawn up proposals to exit Renault control by purchasing a larger stake in its French alliance partner, sources told Reuters.

Hyundai quarterly profit falls 23% on China slowdown

8:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2015
Hyundai reported quarterly profit fell 23 percent after a slump in China deliveries overshadowed gains in SUV sales in the U.S.

Nissan exec leads $10 billion quest to discover the next Elon Musk

7:15 am U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2015
Nissan Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga is on a $10 billion quest to discover Japan’s top entrepreneurs, who can start companies as globally...

3 execs tied to supplier accused of price fixing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2015
Three executives affiliated with Japanese supplier Nishikawa Rubber Co.

3 Nishikawa Rubber execs indicted by U.S. for price-fixing

5:03 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2015
Three executives affiliated with Japanese supplier Nishikawa Rubber Co.

Pacific trade deal cuts U.S. tariffs on light vehicles, sets new duty-free benchmark for local content

9:26 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Pacific trade ministers reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation that will lower U.S.