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Nissan bets on new Ariya electric SUV to symbolize its revamp, but sales plans modest

12:18pm BST

TOKYO/BEIJING Nissan Motor Co on Wednesday unveiled the Ariya - an electric SUV and its first all-new global model in five years - hoping it will symbolize its road to recovery after more than a year of scandal and a precipitous decline into earnings losses. | Video

Nissan bets on new Ariya electric SUV to symbolise its revamp, but sales plans modest

6:16am BST

TOKYO/BEIJING, July 15 Nissan Motor Co on Wednesday unveiled the Ariya - an electric SUV and its first all-new global model in five years - hoping it will symbolise its road to recovery after more than a year of scandal and a precipitous decline into earnings losses.

Asia ramps up coronavirus curbs as new clusters erupt

14 Jul 2020

SYDNEY/TOKYO Australian states tightened borders and restricted pub visits on Tuesday, while Disney prepared to close its Hong Kong theme park and Japan stepped up tracing as a jump in novel coronavirus cases across Asia fanned fears of a second wave of infections. | Video

Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do

09 Jun 2020

TOKYO When Japanese firm Iris Ohyama agreed in April to begin producing much-needed face masks in Japan, it marked a win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wants to bring manufacturing back from China.

Nissan plans big cuts to go small after first loss in 11 years

28 May 2020

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co outlined a new plan on Thursday to become a smaller, more efficient carmaker after the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated a slide in profitability that culminated in its first annual loss in 11 years. | Video

Nissan to set out survival plan after expected annual loss

28 May 2020

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co will unveil its plan to become a smaller, more cost-efficient automaker on Thursday as it looks to recover from four years of tumbling profits which are set to culminate in its first annual operating loss in 11 years.

Renault and Nissan rule out merger as they unveil survival plan

27 May 2020

PARIS/TOKYO Renault , Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp ruled out a merger on Wednesday and doubled down on a plan to cooperate more closely on car production to save costs and salvage their troubled alliance. | Video

Renault and Nissan rebuild their alliance to ride out the coronavirus storm

27 May 2020

TOKYO/PARIS When Renault SA , Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp announced the last strategy plan for their Alliance in September 2017, the goal was to become the world's biggest automaker by 2022.

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