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Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa

Jun 12 2019

Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure on Hiroto Saikawa as he struggles to find accord with alliance partner Renault.

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas

Jun 11 2019

TOKYO The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in SE Asia next year

Jun 11 2019

TOKYO The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in SE Asia next year

Jun 11 2019

TOKYO, June 11 The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

Renault rift with Nissan widens over governance, casts shadow on alliance

Jun 10 2019

TOKYO/PARIS The two-decade-old partnership of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co was plunged into fresh crisis on Monday, as the French automaker's demand for a greater say in Nissan's new governance system drew rare public censure by the Japanese firm.

UPDATE 4-Renault, Nissan spar over governance reforms as tie-up strains worsen

Jun 10 2019

* Renault wants at least 1 or 2 directors on each team - letter

Toyota speeds up electric vehicle schedule as demand heats up

Jun 07 2019

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp aims to get half of its global sales from electrified vehicles by 2025, five years ahead of schedule, and will tap Chinese battery makers to meet the accelerated global shift to electricity-powered cars. | Video

Trump's Mexican tariffs threaten to disrupt auto sector

May 31 2019

TOKYO/MILAN Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago.

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector

May 31 2019

TOKYO/MILAN, May 31 Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago.

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs

May 31 2019

TOKYO Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico from next month, potentially upending a decades-old business model of global manufacturers. | Video

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