Industry braces for Kobe Steel scandal falloutOct. 16
Kobe scandal shows cost of race to keep improving metalsOct. 13
Behind the scandal engulfing Kobe Steel over the falsification of data for some of the materials it supplied is a harsh reality for Japanese steel companies: the need to provide higher quality metals to compete.
Kobe Steel scandal expands to engines and tiresOct. 13
Toyota seeking to halve Japan car models as domestic market shrinks, report saysOct. 12
GM joins Toyota, others checking impact of Kobe Steel data cheatingOct. 12
Toyota, Nissan among automakers checking parts hit by metals scandalOct. 10
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.
Honda to close Japan plant amid refocus on EVsOct. 4
Jeep's Japan toeholdOct. 1
Jeep's success in Japan is testimony to global brand power that is attracting acquisition interest from China and beyond. It also counters the notion that it's impossible to sell American vehicles there.