Toyota's leader is warning the government that its road map to net-zero emissions needs to be better tailored for the nation's economy.
Kenji Shimotsu just handed down a harsh jail term to a 90-year-old defendant in another case.
EV production should account for about 40 to 50 percent of Honda's total output in North America in 2030, or around 800,000 battery-electric vehicles.
The brand is banking on its awd off-road cred to set its new Solterra EV apart from Tesla and other rivals as it tiptoes into electric vehicles.
Japan's automakers absorbed the challenges of the fiscal year just ended. Despite worries over rising costs, they see a brighter year ahead.