Aisin Seiki Co Ltd (7259.T)
* Tower semiconductor and Aisin Seiki Co announce volume production of Aisin's new generation automotive devices for automotive body products
Says it repurchased 1.3 million shares for 6.87 billion yen in total in January
* Says it repurchased 1.4 million shares for 7.02 billion yen in total in December, 2016
TOKYO The Japanese government defended Toyota Motor Corp on Friday as an "important corporate citizen" of the United States, after President-elect Donald Trump singled out the automaker and threatened to slap punitive tariffs on its Mexico-built cars.
TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday appointed its president to lead their newly formed electric car division, flagging its commitment to develop a technology that the automaker has been slow to embrace.
TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp is setting up a new in-house unit to develop electric cars, offering its strongest endorsement yet of a technology it has not embraced wholly, as take up of a rival technology it pioneered remains slow.
* Toyota sees need to keep up with tighter global emissions rules
TOKYO, Nov 17 Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would create a new in-house team to develop electric vehicles as the Japanese automaker speeds up its efforts to develop more of the lower-emission cars.
* Says it plans to buy back 1.5 million shares at 4,620 yen per share via N-NET 3 on Nov. 2