EU will scrap tariffs on Japan-built cars in trade dealDec. 8
The EU and Japan concluded negotiations on a free trade deal that will remove EU tariffs of 10 percent on Japanese cars and the 3 percent rate typically applied to car parts.
Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data for carsNov. 23
Mitsubishi Materials said its subsidiaries falsified data about products, including parts for cars, for at least a year. It is the latest in a series of quality assurance scandals in Japan.
Subaru sees $177 million in costs linked to Japan inspection scandalNov. 16
Subaru said it was recalling 395,000 vehicles in Japan and that it expected to incur about $177 million in costs related to improper final inspection procedures at domestic plants.
Trump might have the right prescription for ToyotaNov. 7
COMMENTARY: President Donald Trump may have stumbled onto a useful home truth in his criticism of Japan's car industry.
Nissan to resume domestic production of vehicles for JapanNov. 6
Nissan plans to resume production of vehicles for its home market at five of its domestic plants Tuesday after Japan's transport ministry approved changes to the improper final-inspection procedures that forced a major vehicle recall.
Subaru joins Nissan in admitting it used uncertified vehicle inspectorsOct. 27
Subaru became the second Japanese automaker to reveal that it had used uncertified inspectors for Japan-market vehicles.
Nissan said to have conducted unauthorized checks since 1979, report says.Oct. 27
Nissan had been conducting its current inspection process for vehicles sold in Japan -- deemed faulty by the government last month -- since at least 1979, Bloomberg reported.
Nissan's big vision: Rolling Titan into global marketsOct. 24
Still in launch mode for the Titan pickup in the U.S. market, Nissan is contemplating selling the full-size truck to various global markets.
Japan's automakers look beyond scandals to futureOct. 24
Japan's automakers will present their futuristic visions for electric and autonomous vehicles at the Tokyo auto show this week as the the industry continues to reel from scandals that have hit automakers including Nissan and suppliers such as Kobe Steel and Takata.
Kobe Steel plant under inspection by Japan ministry, report saysOct. 23
One of the Kobe Steel plants at the heart of a product data cheating scandal is being inspected by Japan's transport ministry, Kyodo News reported
Subaru completes two new test tracks in JapanOct. 23
Subaru, looking to further strengthen its safety chops, has finished construction of two new test tracks in Japan.
Toyota resumes Japan production after typhoonOct. 22
Toyota said it was operating second shifts as normal at its Japanese plants, after suspending first shifts as a typhoon precaution. Four people were reported killed in the wake of Typhoon Lan.