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Ghosn says Japan should defend auto industry from strong yen

Nov. 29, 2011 12:49 CET
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn reiterated a call for the Japanese government to help the automotive industry, saying that a strong yen is making the country's carmakers uncompetitive.The yen, which reached a post-World War II record last month, has gained more than 9 percent in the past six months, reducing carmaker's profits and export strength.... Read More »

 

Honda plans $800M Mexico plant to build subcompacts for North America

11:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2011
Honda said today it will build an $800 million assembly plant in Mexico to produce subcompact vehicles for the Mexican and North American markets. The Japanese automaker said the plant is scheduled to begin operation in 2014 with an annual capacity of 200,000 units. Honda and other Japanese automakers are seeking to relocate car and truck production from Japan because the strength of the yen makes it difficult to make money on exports.... Read More »

 

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