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Report: Prosecutors Have Until Dec. 10 to Charge Ghosn

November 30, 2018 at 1:36 AM

Japanese prosecutors must file charges against ousted Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn no later than Dec. 10 or release him, Reuters says.

Renault Opens Its First Test Center in Asia

November 29, 2018 at 5:18 PM

Renault SA has opened a vehicle test facility in Daegu, S. Korea, its first such center anywhere in Asia.

CEOs to Share Leadership of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

November 29, 2018 at 3:24 PM

The CEOs of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors have agreed to jointly head their alliance.

VW, Chinese Partner to Co-Develop EV Platform

November 29, 2018 at 2:04 PM

Volkswagen AG and its SEAT unit have signed a memorandum of understanding with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp. (JAC) to develop an electric vehicle platform to carry SEAT-badged EVs in China.

China Tracks Real-Time Whereabouts of EVs

November 29, 2018 at 1:34 AM

The Chinese government is monitoring the movement of all electric cars in the country through the cooperation of the vehicle manufacturers, the Associated Press reports.

Report: Nissan Auditor Repeatedly Flagged Ghosn Payments

November 28, 2018 at 5:02 PM

Nissan Motor Co.’s outside auditor repeatedly questioned the carmaker’s compensation practices for former Chairman Carlos Ghosn but was assured everything was proper, a source tells Reuters.

Retail Car Sales in India Fall 11%

November 28, 2018 at 11:41 AM

Registrations of new cars in India between early October and mid-November slid 11% to 2 million units, according to the Federation of Automobile Dealers Assns.

Mazda3 Gets New Look, Adds Tech

November 28, 2018 at 10:31 AM

Mazda Motor Corp.’s redesigned Mazda3 small car gets a range of new engines, available all-wheel drive and several advanced technologies.

Tesla Sales in China Plummet 70%

November 27, 2018 at 2:43 AM

Retail sales Tesla Inc. in China plunged 70% to about 200 electric cars in November, according to the China Passenger Car Assn.

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi CEOs to Review Their Alliance

November 27, 2018 at 2:30 AM

The CEOs of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors plan a one-hour teleconference on Nov. 29 to discuss the future of their alliance, according to media reports.

Nissan Postpones Debut of High-Performance Leaf EV

November 26, 2018 at 1:12 PM

Nissan Motor Co. has canceled events later this week in Amsterdam and Yokohama to unveil an upgraded version of the Leaf electric car.

Toyota’s Advanced Safety Package Tops 10 Million Units

November 26, 2018 at 11:33 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. says it has sold more than 10 million vehicles worldwide that are equipped with the carmaker’s Safety Sense package.