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Tennis star Osaka named Nissan ambassador, gives hope to biracial Japanese

13 Sep 2018

YOKOHAMA, Japan Japan's Nissan Motor Co has signed U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka as its next brand ambassador, the automaker said on Thursday, tapping the tennis star's youth, drive and Japanese roots to appeal to younger customers. | Video

Japan's Pioneer gets $540 million lifeline from Baring as debt deadline looms

12 Sep 2018

TOKYO Japan's Pioneer Corp secured a bailout worth up to 60 billion yen ($540 million) from Baring Private Equity Asia, after failed bets on car navigation and audio systems saddled it with debt and pushed it into the red.

UPDATE 3-Japan's Pioneer gets $540 mln lifeline from Baring as debt deadline looms

12 Sep 2018

* Shares slide 9.3 pct on worries about dilution and firm's future

Japan's labour crunch is reshaping how companies attract workers

13 Aug 2018

(This Aug 1 story cuts erroneous information in 17th paragraph.)

Toyota trumpft bei Rendite auf - Aber Volkswagen hat aufgeholt

03 Aug 2018

Tokio/Hamburg Toyota knüpft in Sachen Ertragskraft an frühere Glanzzeiten an.

Facing U.S. tariff threat, Toyota warns car costs could rise

03 Aug 2018

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp on Friday said higher U.S. auto tariffs would ramp up the cost of vehicles produced locally along with those imported to the United States from Japan, which would have a "big impact" on its bottom line.

Honda resists U.S. tariff hit for now, first-quarter profit at 12-year high

31 Jul 2018

TOKYO Honda Motor said the impact of U.S. steel and aluminum import tariffs on its bottom line had so far been limited, as it posted a surprise jump in quarterly profits to their highest in more than a decade on improving North American sales.

Toyota plans to expand production, shrink cost of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

30 Jul 2018

TOYOTA CITY Toyota Motor Corp is doubling down on its investment in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, designing lower-cost, mass-market passenger cars and SUVs and pushing the technology into buses and trucks to build economies of scale. | Video

Nissan profit quarterly drops 29 percent as U.S. sales slump

26 Jul 2018

YOKOHAMA Nissan Motor Co Ltd posted a 29 percent drop in first-quarter profit on Thursday, slammed by a drop in profitability at home and sluggishness in the United States, where the firm is starting to cut back on steep discounts.

Nissan admits to more testing misconduct for cars sold in Japan

09 Jul 2018

YOKOHAMA Nissan Motor said on Monday it had improperly measured exhaust emissions and fuel economy for 19 vehicle models sold in Japan, the second case in less than a year where misconduct has been discovered in its inspection processes. | Video

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