April 11, 2013
Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 2 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger side whose inflator may burst, sending...
January 08, 2013
Sales of new vehicles in Japan in 2012 exceeded the number of units sold the previous year for the first time in two years, topping 5 million units for the first time in four...
January 03, 2013
Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should take even stronger measures to achieve an appropriate exchange rate of about 100 yen to the dollar.
December 11, 2012
Sales of Japanese cars are showing signs of a comeback in China, but they are still a long way from making a full recovery.
November 22, 2012
GUANGZHOU/BEIJING--China's car buyers are growing up--with a more discerning view on the bang they want for their buck--and that could help Japanese automakers recover in a...
October 30, 2012
CHACHOENGSAO PROVINCE, Thailand--Japanese automakers are increasing production in Thailand as the country has rebounded from devastating floods last year and heightened...
September 27, 2012
Nissan Motor Co. and Habitat for Humanity International are launching a $1 million (77.6 million yen) project partnership to build homes and shelters, and to provide families...
September 26, 2012
BEIJING--Japanese automakers including Toyota Motor Corp and Nissan Motor Co. are cutting back production in China in the wake of anti-Japan protests that shuttered dealerships ...
September 05, 2012
Japan Charge Network (JCN) will set up 4,000 electric vehicle quick-charging stations across Japan by 2020, the company said Sept. 4.
September 03, 2012
Nissan Motor Co., Japan's second-largest automaker, is to test an all-electric version of its NV200 compact van in agricultural areas, the company said Sept. 3.
August 29, 2012
Nissan Motor Co. is ratcheting up imports of cheap auto components to keep domestic assembly lines rolling and to preserve jobs at its suppliers.
August 28, 2012
Nissan Motor Co. announced Aug. 28 the introduction of the new Note mini MPV, which goes on sale Sept. 3 at dealers nationwide in Japan.
August 07, 2012
Nissan Motor Co. unveiled Aug. 7 its new black Nissan NV200 London taxi.
August 02, 2012
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced Aug. 2 it has started shipments of "hollow-head" engine valves to Nissan Motor Co. for use in the 2012 model of Nissan's GT-R sports car.
August 01, 2012
Nissan Motor Co. announced Aug. 1 the introduction of the new Serena S-Hybrid, which went on sale the same day at Nissan dealers throughout Japan.
June 19, 2012
Ultra-compacts developed by Japanese carmakers were test-driven June 18 at the transport ministry in Tokyo as the government is planning to relax regulations so the small...
June 05, 2012
“Ultra-compact cars,” small vehicles that can carry one or two people, could be hitting public roads as early as this summer.
May 15, 2012
Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn said the automaker plans to increase its global annual production capacity to more than 8 million units by the end of fiscal 2016, a 70...
March 30, 2012
GUANAJUATO, Mexico--Mexico is developing into a strategic base for Japanese automakers wanting to expand into North and South American markets.
March 28, 2012
NEW YORK--A Nissan Motor Co. minivan is set to follow Big Apple icons like the Checker Marathon and Ford Crown Victoria in becoming New York City's next official taxicab.