Hachigo: Honda is just fine on its ownSun, 23, Oct 2016
Suddenly, Honda looks like the odd man in Japan. Toyota just added Suzuki to its growing stable of partners, and Nissan is poised to take control of Mitsubishi. Meanwhile, Honda is left by its lonesome in the face of industry consolidation.
Toyota lures another partner into its orbitMon, 17, Oct 2016
Toyota and Suzuki say they will consider partnering. But behind the scenes before last week’s announcement, two scions pondered their changing worlds.
Toyota, Suzuki explore green car, technology partnershipWed, 12, Oct 2016
Toyota and Suzuki have agreed to explore collaboration in green cars, safety and information technology. The collaboration would try to leverage Suzuki's strengths in low-cost, compact cars and Toyota's strengths in advanced r&d and larger vehicles, the automakers said.
Ghosn's 'massive' Mitsubishi business planSun, 09, Oct 2016
Nissan and Renault will announce a “massive” business plan this year with their new partner, Mitsubishi Motors, including plans in the U.S., Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said.
Zetsche, Ghosn bullish on pickupsSat, 01, Oct 2016
Dieter Zetsche has big plans to put Mercedes-Benz into the premium pickup business, and he is relying on Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to help make it happen.
Automakers tap new partners to bridge tech gapSun, 25, Sep 2016
Automakers are increasingly turning to non-traditional suppliers to bridge the knowledge gap they face as they try to keep pace with rising demand for in-car connectivity and autonomous driving.
Partnership forms in the parking lotMon, 26, Sep 2016
Traffic data supplier Inrix has agreed to provide data for the mapping app Waze that will help drivers find a parking spot more quickly. The partnership pairs Inrix with Waze's owner, Google, a company that it once deemed a competitor to its vision for in-car services.