NGK Spark Plug's U.S. unit names new CEOTue, 24, May 2016
Japanese auto supplier NGK Spark Plugs (USA) Inc. said it named Yoshitaka Narita as its new president and CEO.
S. Korea's Mando said to be in talks to supply parts for Tesla Model 3Tue, 24, May 2016
Mando Corp. is in talks with Tesla Motors to supply parts for its Model 3 car, an industry source said, as it seeks to join other South Korean firms supplying components for Tesla's more affordable electric cars.
Mitsubishi’s reversal of fortuneSun, 22, May 2016
The resignation of Mitsubishi President Tetsuro Aikawa was the opposite result of the optimistic scenario that surrounded his rise just two years ago.
Can PSA be most efficient carmaker?Mon, 23, May 2016
Under PSA Group's Push to Pass plan, the automaker aims "to become the world's most efficient carmaker," CEO Carlos Tavares says.
Honda rethinks Henry Ford's assembly lineMon, 23, May 2016
Honda's new vehicle-assembly approach breaks with ideas that go back to Henry Ford. Instead of standing still as cars pass down the factory line, Honda associates in its newest plant work in teams that ride down the assembly line with the car.
Suzuki used wrong fuel efficiency tests on 16 models in JapanWed, 18, May 2016
Suzuki said it had used fuel efficiency and emission testing methods that were different from Japanese regulations on 16 models now sold in the country, but that proper testing showed no need to amend the data.
Mitsubishi president steps down amid fuel economy scandalWed, 18, May 2016
The president of Mitsubishi Motors will step down after less than two years in the job amid a widening fuel economy scandal that torpedoed the company's sales and led to it selling a controlling stake to rival Nissan.
Mitsubishi Motors president leaves amid fuel economy scandal, report saysTue, 17, May 2016
The president of Mitsubishi Motors is stepping down amid a fuel economy scandal that surfaced in April, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. Tetsuro Aikawa's post will be filled by Mitsubishi Motors CEO Osamu Masuko, the report said.
Toyota braces for plunging profitsMon, 16, May 2016
Seesawing foreign exchange rates are threatening to squeeze profits for Japanese automakers just as they intensify their efforts -- and their spending -- in the United States.
Nissan taps Mayra Gonzalez for trailblazing roleTue, 17, May 2016
Nissan has promoted Mayra Gonzalez, the automaker's sales boss in Mexico, to president of the unit, making her the first woman to lead a Nissan Group country operation.
Nissan denies claims it faked emissions figures in S. KoreaMon, 16, May 2016
Nissan denied South Korean claims that it faked emissions figures in its UK-built Qashqai SUV diesel models. The government's environment ministry said it would fine Nissan $279,920 and order a recall of the 814 new Qashqai vehicles sold in the country so far.
What's in it for Mitsubishi?Sun, 15, May 2016
Nissan and Mitsubishi believe there is mutual benefit in Nissan's move to take controlling interest in the smaller automaker. But for the U.S. market, the promise is not clear.