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Nissan Shuffles Senior Leaders

April 23, 2019 at 9:56 AM

Nissan Motor Co. has announced several more management changes as the company continues to shuffle its executive team in the wake of former CEO Carlos Ghosn’s arrest and ouster last year.

Toyota to Supply Fuel Cell Tech to Beijing Automotive

April 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. says it will supply its fuel cell powertrain technology for commercial buses built in China by Beijing Automotive Group Co.

Lexus Ponders an EV for China, Europe

April 22, 2019 at 4:56 PM

Toyota Motor Corp.’s luxury Lexus brand realizes it will need an all-electric model sooner or later, but it hasn’t decided when.

Toyota Plans Fuel Cell R&D Center in China

April 22, 2019 at 2:15 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. has partnered with Tsinghua University to open a research and development center in Beijing for fuel cell-related systems and other "green" technologies.

Report: Nissan Will Reject Latest Renault Bid to Merge

April 22, 2019 at 1:19 PM

Nissan Motor Co. will reject a new proposal from alliance partner Renault SA to further integrate the companies, sources tell The Nikkei.

Ghosn Indicted for Misappropriating Nissan Funds

April 22, 2019 at 1:07 AM

Prosecutors in Japan have indicted former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn for diverting company funds for his own use.

China Recall Targets Airbag Inflators in 360,000 BMWs

April 22, 2019 at 12:40 AM

MW AG is recalling 360,000 vehicles in China to replace Takata Corp. airbag inflators that could explode, the Xinhua News Agency reports.

Japan Officials Raid Suzuki HQ in Quality Probe

April 19, 2019 at 4:24 PM

A dozen officials from Japan’s transport ministry swept through Suzuki Motor Corp. headquarters earlier today as they investigate falsified quality inspection reports.

1Q Car Sales Drop 13% in Indonesia

April 19, 2019 at 3:24 PM

New-car wholesales in Indonesia fell 11% to 90,200 units in March and 13% to 253,900 vehicles for the first quarter of 2019.

New Beijing Highway to Have Autonomous Car Lanes

April 19, 2019 at 11:52 AM

China is building a highway near Beijing that will dedicate two of its eight lanes for use by autonomous vehicles.

Ghosn Faces New Indictment Next Week

April 19, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Prosecutors in Japan will indict former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on new charges next week, sources tell broadcaster NHK.

Nissan Denies Plan to Cut Production 15%

April 19, 2019 at 10:43 AM

Nissan Motor Co. denies a Nikkei report that the carmaker intends to reduce its global production 15% in the fiscal year that began this month.