Mazda says Toyota tie-up could yield electric, connected carsNov. 2, 2016
Toyota and Mazda have discussed electric vehicles and connected cars as part of at least 10 potential areas for cooperation, the latest indication Japan’s automakers will join forces to cope with technological trends shaking up their industry.
First Shift: Taxes weigh down Honda net profitAug. 2, 2016
AutoNews Now: Nissan backs off Ghosn's big goalsAug. 1, 2016
Mitsubishi fraud weighs on shareholders as aid contemplatedMay 10, 2016
Support from shareholders may be crucial to Mitsubishi Motors' weathering a scandal that could result in the company having to compensate customers, Japan's government and minicar partner Nissan Motor Co.
First Shift: Marchionne to run Ferrari, too?May 2, 2016
Mitsubishi's existence at risk as fraud case widensApril 27, 2016
For the second time in about a decade, Mitsubishi faces a scandal that could affect the company's very existence after the automaker admitted improperly testing the fuel economy of its cars over the past 25 years.
Toyota will buy out rest of Daihatsu for $3 billion amid push into small carsJan. 29, 2016
Toyota will decide on buying out rest of Daihatsu on Friday, report saysJan. 28, 2016
Toyota and Daihatsu will decide at board meetings on Friday if Toyota will make the minivehicle maker a wholly owned subsidiary, Reuters reported. Toyota already owns a 51.2 percent stake in the smaller automaker.
Renault will supply Daimler's Smart with electric motorsSept. 16, 2015
Redesigned Chevy Spark grows upApril 1, 2015
Chevrolet unveiled a leaner and “more mature” Spark for the U.S., the minicar that has evolved from a curious gambit by GM nearly three years ago to a key part of Chevy's passenger-car strategy. The redesigned 2016 Spark has a slightly longer and lower profile for a less boxy appearance and better aerodynamics, helping it achieve an estimated 40 mpg in highway driving, up from 39 mpg on the current model.