Norihiko Shirouzu

Chip shortage casts shadow over China's auto industry recovery

Apr 19 2021

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -A global shortage of semiconductors is hitting autos production in China, jeopardising hopes the world's biggest car market might spearhead a recovery in the sector, industry executives warn.

Nissan to focus on fuel-sipping technology and electric cars in China

Apr 19 2021

SHANGHAI/TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan's Nissan Motor Co, which is racing to lift margins and curb costs amid slowing sales, showed off a redesigned version of its X-Trail model on Monday and announced a green car strategy for China at the Shanghai auto show.

AUTOSHOW-Chip shortage casts shadow on China's auto industry recovery

Apr 18 2021

SHANGHAI, April 19 Auto industry executives are rattled by a global shortage of semiconductors which is hitting production in China, after hoping the world's biggest car market could spearhead global recovery in the sector.

A tale of two carmakers: GM and Toyota take different electric roads in China

Apr 18 2021

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Toyota pioneered the world's most successful hybrid car but when it comes to pure electric vehicles it has some catching up to do, especially in China.

How Toyota thrives when the chips are down

Mar 08 2021

Toyota may have pioneered the just-in-time manufacturing strategy but when it comes to chips, its decision to stockpile what have become key components in cars goes back a decade to the Fukushima disaster.

Nissan flips the switch on electric reboot in China

Jan 25 2021

BEIJING Nissan Motor is accelerating the rollout of electric vehicles in China under its main brand and its local, no-frills Venucia marque as it overhauls its strategy in the world's biggest auto market, four sources told Reuters.

Exclusive: Tesla hunts for design chief to create cars for China - sources

Jan 11 2021

BEIJING Tesla Inc is searching for a design director in China, part of efforts to open a "full-function" studio in Shanghai or Beijing and design electric cars tailored to Chinese consumer tastes, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. | Video

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