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Donations top $30 million for Kyoto Animation arson victims in Japan

27 Dec 2019

Donations to Kyoto Animation topped 3.3 billion yen ($30 million) to support survivors and bereaved families after an arson attack on the film studio in July killed over 30 people.

Nissan picks Sakamoto as board candidate after Seki's resignation

27 Dec 2019

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co has selected executive officer Hideyuki Sakamoto as a candidate for the board of directors, the company said on Friday, following the surprise resignation of vice-chief operating officer Jun Seki earlier this week.

Airless tire makers hope for breakout moment with autonomous driving

25 Oct 2019

TOKYO Makers of airless tires such as Japan's Bridgestone Corp. hope driverless cars will herald a breakthrough for their niche technology, which is more than a decade old but underperforms standard tires in every way except resistance to puncture.

Nissan pins revival hopes on 'foreigner with a Japanese face'

08 Oct 2019

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co named the head of its Chinese business as its next CEO on Tuesday, picking an executive known for close ties to top shareholder Renault and for a frank, straight-talking manner that has marked him as an outsider. | Video

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Nissan names darkhorse candidate Uchida as next CEO, Gupta as COO

08 Oct 2019

TOKYO, Oct 8 Nissan Motor Co named Senior Vice President Makoto Uchida as its next chief executive on Tuesday, picking a relative outsider who joined the automaker mid-career and is known for his rigorous work ethic and relentless focus on cost control.

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

25 Sep 2019

TOKYO China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars.

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

25 Sep 2019

TOKYO China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars.

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

25 Sep 2019

TOKYO China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars.

EXPLAINER-Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

25 Sep 2019

TOKYO, Sept 25 China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars.

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

18 Sep 2019

TOKYO China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars.

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