Asia

Ford, Mahindra open to teaming up on EVs in India

Ford and its Indian partner Mahindra & Mahindra could create their own EV line in India to help battle pollution from the vehicles clogging the nation's roads.


Nissan to resume domestic production of vehicles for Japan

Nissan plans to resume production of vehicles for its home market at five of its domestic plants Tuesday after Japan's transport ministry approved changes to the improper final-inspection procedures that forced a major vehicle recall.

MORE ASIA NEWS CHINA WORLD MARKETS WORLD CONGRESS
Japan's automakers look beyond scandals to future

Japan's automakers will present their futuristic visions for electric and autonomous vehicles at the Tokyo auto show this week as the the industry continues to reel from scandals that have hit automakers including Nissan and suppliers such as Kobe Steel and Takata.

Nissan halts Japan-market output

Nissan has suspended production of Japan-market vehicles for two weeks after it concedes uncertified workers kept inspecting cars after earlier recall.

UPDATED: 10/23/17 3:28 am ET - new story
Toyota resumes Japan production after typhoon

Toyota said it was operating second shifts as normal at its Japanese plants, after suspending first shifts as a typhoon precaution. Four people were reported killed in the wake of Typhoon Lan.

Nissan's lax inspections started at least 20 years ago, report says

Nissan's inappropriate inspection practices have been going for at least 20 years, Japanese broadcaster NHK said. The report followed a decision by the automaker to suspend domestic vehicle production to address misconduct in its final inspection procedures, which has led to a recall of 1.2 million cars sold in Japan.

UPDATED: 10/20/17 10:01 am ET - adds details
Death of Australian car output leaves chasm

GM closed its Holden factory in Australia on Friday, ending more than a century of car manufacturing in the country. Hundreds of workers will be left jobless, just weeks after Toyota shut a plant in neighboring Victoria state, where Ford closed two sites last year.

UPDATED: 10/19/17 10:21 am ET - adds details
Nissan suspends Japanese output for 2 weeks; exports to continue

Nissan is suspending domestic production of vehicles for the Japanese market for at least two weeks to address misconduct in its inspection procedures that led to a major recall. Nissan will continue to produce vehicles for export.

Newsletters