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Exclusive: A delicate balance - Toyota took care to make offering to U.S. before China deals

4:56pm BST

BEIJING Toyota Motor Corp last month announced two deals in China that were small in size but large in strategic planning. | Video

Nissan's premium brand Infiniti names new global chief

07 May 2019

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co's premium division Infiniti is expected to announce a new acting global chief for the brand, the company said, after its current head, Christian Meunier, left to lead the Jeep unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Nissan's premium brand Infiniti names new global chief

07 May 2019

BEIJING, May 7 Nissan Motor Co's premium division Infiniti is expected to announce a new acting global chief for the brand after its current head, Christian Meunier, resigned, the company said.

Volkswagen plans electric vehicle plant with JAC in China - local government

25 Apr 2019

BEIJING German automaker Volkswagen AG's joint venture with China's Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co (JAC) plans to invest 5.06 billion yuan (£582.69 million) in a new electric car factory in eastern Hefei city, according to local authorities.

Return of the bench seat: Concept EVs show space big enough for sofas

22 Apr 2019

(This April 19 story was reflied to remove Breakingviews topic code)

Toyota establishes research institute in China to study hydrogen, green technologies

22 Apr 2019

BEIJING Japan's Toyota Motor Corp said on Sunday it was setting up a research institute in Beijing in partnership with Tsinghua University to study car technology using hydrogen power and other green technologies that could ease environmental problems in China.

Toyota establishes research institute in China to study hydrogen, green technologies

21 Apr 2019

BEIJING, April 21 Japan's Toyota Motor Corp said on Sunday it was setting up a research institute in Beijing in partnership with Tsinghua University to study car technology using hydrogen power and other green technologies that could ease environmental problems in China.

Nissan brand Infiniti aims to launch first electric car in three years, made in China

17 Apr 2019

BEIJING The first electric car for Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti will be a sporty sedan produced in China, the Japanese carmaker said in a statement viewed by Reuters ahead of a public announcement expected as soon as Wednesday.

RPT-FOCUS-No-frills no longer: GM's China brand Baojun attempts a major makeover

17 Apr 2019

* Baojun grew rapidly by selling no-frills cars in smaller cities

No-frills no longer: GM's China brand Baojun attempts a major makeover

17 Apr 2019

LIUZHOU, China/BEIJING By many measures, General Motors' China brand Baojun has been an exceptional success story, growing at breakneck speed by selling low-cost no-frills vehicles in smaller cities and rural areas.

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Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready".