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Ford aims to triple exports from India with new plant

4:09 am U.S. ET | March 26, 2015
Ford plans to triple exports from India with a new $1 billion plant, offsetting slower sales inside the country with a push to sell more local production abroad.... Read More »

Why a Japanese supplier is upping its game

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22, 2015
Aisin Seiki, the world's fifth biggest auto supplier, is doubling the size of its global design division as it expands into new products and targets new customers.... Read More »

Japan far outpaces U.S. in replacing Takata airbag parts

6:49 am U.S. ET | March 20, 2015
As automakers plead with U.S.... Read More »

Toyota will add engineers in Japan

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to add 2,275 employees in Japan in the fiscal year beginning April 1, 30 percent more than it added a year earlier.... Read More »

Toyota to step up hiring at home in the next fiscal year

10:45 am U.S. ET | March 12, 2015
Profit-rich Toyota is plowing more of its cash into new hires in the coming year, especially in the engineering and technical fields crucial to its...... Read More »

Major Hyundai investor to vote against some directors over property deal, report says

7:19 am U.S. ET | March 11, 2015
The second-largest shareholder in Hyundai Motor and its two affiliates will vote against the reappointment of some board members who last year...... Read More »

Toyota promotes U.S., Europe execs in wide-reaching management shuffle

3:55 am U.S. ET | March 4, 2015
Toyota will elevate U.S. executive Julie Hamp and add Europe boss Didier Leroy to its board in a wide shuffle at the automaker.... Read More »

Kobe Steel considers $800 million U.S. aluminum plant for auto suppliers

6:41 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2015
Kobe Steel, supplier of aluminum sheet to half of Japan’s auto industry, is considering building a 100 billion yen ($832 million) plant in the...... Read More »

Futuristic, handmade Mirai represents Toyota's rebirth

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Toyota Motor Corp.'s most advanced vehicle has had a decidedly low-tech birth and has an equally ironic birthday. Feb.... Read More »

Mazda launches CX-3 small SUV, bets on diesel-only car for Japan

7:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
The Mazda CX-3 compact crossover went on sale in Japan today with the carmaker offering a 1.5-liter diesel engine as the nameplate's only powerplant.... Read More »

GM retrenches in Thailand after Indonesia retreat

11:24 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
A day after announcing it is to stop making GM-branded cars in Indonesia, General Motors today said it would cease production of its Chevrolet Sonic...... Read More »

Nissan expects to reach 10% U.S. share goal ahead of schedule

9:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz outlined a four-prong capacity expansion plan that could power Nissan to its 10 percent U.S.... Read More »

GM cuts capacity, jobs in Indonesia, where Japanese dominate

7:32 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
General Motors is to stop making cars in Indonesia, a battleground for global automakers in emerging Southeast Asia, closing an assembly plant, axing...... Read More »

Tata plans image lift for ultracheap Nano

6:43 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2015
Tata Motors, producer of the car conceived as the world's cheapest, is rethinking the “cheap” part of it.... Read More »

Toyota's most high-tech car gets ultra low-tech birth

6:47 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2015
Toyota celebrated the launch of its high-tech Mirai fuel cell vehicle today from its noticeably low-tech production line.... Read More »

Hyundai to enter U.S. commercial vehicle market as part of $1.8 billion offensive

7:38 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
Hyundai plans to spend around $1.... Read More »

Honda CEO Ito resists moves for his ouster, report says

6:37 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2015
Honda CEO Takanobu Ito, under fire for how he is dismantling the traditional way the Japanese car maker sources parts and technologies, has resisted...... Read More »

Honda, Subaru airlifting parts amid West Coast port labor talks

7:02 am U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2015
Japanese carmakers including Honda and Subaru are shipping some auto parts to the US by air to bypass a labor dispute at West Coast ports that is...... Read More »

Nissan Rogue shipments to U.S. to be boosted by 38% to 110,000

1:46 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2015
Renault-Nissan will export 38 percent more Nissan Rogue crossovers to the U.S.... Read More »

Mazda profits dinged by lower-margin models, higher taxes

6:26 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2015
A higher tax bill and a sales mix of richer in lower-margin models undercut profits at Mazda in the October-December quarter, despite rising global...... Read More »

Toyota to move to merit-based pay for Japan factory workers, report says

8:40 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2015
Toyota will change the way it pays factory workers, focusing on their performance rather than their seniority, the Nikkei reported on Monday.... Read More »

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