The automaker's plants and production lines in Japan are scheduled to operate normally for the first time in seven months.
Demand for the popular utility vehicles has outstripped Toyota's capacity to produce them as the Japanese carmaker grapples with supply chain disruptions.
A major earthquake in Japan threatens to exacerbate the ongoing global microchip shortage as the total number of vehicles removed from production plans this year surpassed 1 million.
The new Crown's styling reflects market trends heavily favoring utility vehicles over sedans.
The veteran communications executive is back at the automaker after her shocking 2015 arrest in Japan on suspicion of drug possession, resignation and release 20 days later without being charged.
The Nissan Z car, a 400-hp, twin-turbo symbol of the struggling Japanese automaker's revival, is the latest product launch to be derailed by global supply chain woes.
Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta says it is better to limit orders to what can be delivered in a timely manner rather than to potentially aggravate Ariya customers by making them wait too long.
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.
To crack the code of building low-cost electric vehicles, Japan's automakers intend to leverage their skills at tried-and-true lean manufacturing and kaizen.
In handing Greg Kelly a six-month suspended sentence and fining Nissan, a Tokyo court seemed intent on issuing a proxy judgment for Carlos Ghosn in absentia.
Instead of joining other public retailers making splashy deals here, the retailer's head is looking across the Pacific.
The number of vehicles cut from automakers’ production plans this year because of the chip shortage surged 42 percent from a previous estimate, according to AutoForecast Solutions.
Honda’s Traffic Jam Pilot was the first Level 3 automated-driving system for a production car anywhere in the world. But the reality shows the limits of the technology.
Indicted former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn says he is stepping up the campaign to reclaim his legacy, calls Nissan "boring" and says its alliance with Renault is a "zombie."
Kenji Shimotsu just handed down a harsh jail term to a 90-year-old defendant in another case.
The Nissan Ariya electric crossover has been a long time coming to market. But Automotive News finally got a test drive in Japan.
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.
Newly appointed COO Sinead Kaiya is charged with making growth and sustainability a reality at Toyota Motor's autonomous-driving technology unit.
Honda has said the next Civic Type R, like the redesigned Civic Si, will be manual-only.
The 2023 Toyota Crown, built in Japan, will feature a hybrid powertrain and replace the large Avalon sedan in the brand's U.S. lineup.
Japan's automakers are stoking R&D investment to meet mounting demand for a staggering array of technologies. Toyota by far outpaces the pack.
The wait begins in the case -- a proxy for ousted boss Carlos Ghosn -- that could see the former HR executive sentenced to two years in a Japanese prison.
In ramping up regional output to meet booming demand for EVs, Panasonic also aims to increase localized sourcing of battery materials, targeting a 50 percent local procure rate.
While GM and Hyundai reel from EV recalls, the Japanese automaker is pitching the safety and reliability of its own batteries as it joins the global EV battle with the bZ4X crossover.
Carlos Ghosn warns that old-guard companies such as Nissan must speed up their EV plans to stay competitive with newcomers.