Saikawa taps Akio to lie lowOct. 16
Nissan recall shows how strict Japan isOct. 9
Nissan recalls every passenger vehicle it has sold in Japan over the past three years, thanks to an administrative gaffe. The misstep shows how the heavy regulations that foreign automakers often cite as hurdles in Japan can come back to bite local players too.
Ghosn protege faces first crisis with Japan recallOct. 4
Carlos Ghosn, one of the auto industry's most celebrated turnaround artists, saved Nissan by managing himself out of numerous tight spots. Now his hand-picked successor faces a big test of his own, just six months into his tenure as Nissan's CEO.
Q&A with Nissan chief: EV race is poised to enter a new phaseApril 10
New Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa aims to keep the company growing. In this Q&A, he talks about its electric-vehicle position, now facing greater competition from rivals, and a new alliance with Mitsubishi.
EVs top priority of new Nissan bossApril 10
Japanese carmakers seek trade peace with TrumpMarch 20
Japan's auto market is open, says Hiroto Saikawa, chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, but its carmakers, including Toyota, Nissan and Honda, are willing to work with governments in Tokyo and Washington to smooth out disputes over access.
Ghosn's successor will have work to doFeb. 26
Ghosn hands Nissan reins to cost-focused lieutenantFeb. 23
AutoNews Now: 'Audacious' Ghosn tough act to followFeb. 23
First Shift: Ghosn gives up Nissan CEO titleFeb. 23
Japan industry head says U.S. market was 'overheated'Sept. 16, 2016
Japan's auto industry is unfazed by the plateauing of the U.S. market, despite nearly across-the-board sales declines in what is for many makers their most important market. The drop in August sales represents a return to normal, but still healthy, volume for a market that was “overheated,” the head of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association says.