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JAMA Names Toyota CEO to Second Term

September 26, 2019 at 4:02 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda has been named to chair the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assn. for a second two-year term.

Nissan Pickup Gets Styling Makeover, Added Tech

September 26, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Nissan Motor Co. is freshening its Titan fullsize pickup truck with updated styling, interior amenities, more power and new safety systems.

Report: Nissan Cuts CEO Field to 3 Candidates

September 26, 2019 at 2:48 PM

Nissan Motor Co. is focusing on three candidates to take over as CEO, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

U.S. Agrees Not to Add Tariffs on Japanese Cars

September 26, 2019 at 2:20 PM

The Trump administration confirms it won’t impose new tariffs on imported cars from Japan as long as U.S.-Japan trade talks continue to make progress.

Maruti Suzuki Cuts Prices as Indian Market Falls

September 26, 2019 at 1:35 AM

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., India’s largest carmaker, is trimming prices 2% on 10 models in a bid to revive slumping sales.

Wuhan Okays Commercial Automated Vehicles

September 25, 2019 at 5:04 PM

Wuhan has awarded China’s first three licenses to operate commercial driverless robo-vehicles in the city.

Subaru Previews New Japanese Models

September 25, 2019 at 11:07 AM

Subaru Corp. will unveil a prototype of the second-generation Levorg wagon and a special-edition version of the WRX STI performance sedan at next month’s Tokyo auto show.

Ford Ready to Merge Indian Operations into JV?

September 25, 2019 at 1:03 AM

Ford Motor Co. reportedly is close to shifting most of its Indian operations into a new joint venture that would be 51% owned by Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

Hyundai to Mass-Produce Robo Cars in 2024

September 24, 2019 at 4:12 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. says it will begin high-volume production of Level 4 driverless vehicles within five years.

Chery, Deutsche Post Partner on Electric Vans

September 24, 2019 at 3:37 AM

Chery Holdings and Deutsche Post’s StreetScooter unit have agreed to begin making light-duty electric delivery trucks in China by 2021.

Honda Confirms Diesel Phase-Out in Europe

September 23, 2019 at 4:18 PM

Honda Motor Co. confirms it will stop selling diesel-powered vehicles in Europe in 2021 as it moves to more electrified powertrains.

EV Startup Nio’s Losses: $5.7 Billion in 4 Years

September 23, 2019 at 3:47 PM

Shanghai-based electric car startup Nio Inc. has piled up about $5.7 billion in losses since it launched five years ago,