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Nissan is working on a concept vehicle that will showcase its ideas for intelligent mobility and foreshadow an all-electric crossover.
Takao Katagiri, head of Nissan Motor's global motorsports program as well as its Nismo performance division, learned early the value of having a backup car.
When Mazda global design chief Ikuo Maeda was a boy, he saw the 1971 Steve McQueen racing epic Le Mans. The led to a passion for racing that feeds his creative side.
In an interview with Asia Editor Hans Greimel, Akio Toyoda, 61, talked about his interest in racing and how it now influences the flavor of Lexus and Toyota vehicles.
Akio Toyoda not only runs Toyota Motor Corp. but is its master driver, the final arbiter of what makes a Lexus a Lexus and a Toyota a Toyota.
A lackluster test drive of an EV prototype underscores for Akio Toyoda the new challenges posed by an evolving auto industry.
Mitsubishi's operating profit plunges 94 percent in the latest fiscal year, broadsided by falling sales, foreign exchange losses and the costs of a fuel economy scandal.
Stung by imploding profits, Japan's automakers are scrambling to jam out more of the only vehicles that seem to sell these days: crossovers, pickups and SUVs.
Nissan's hybrid hit is virtually unknown outside Japan. But the company is thinking about taking it overseas where it could challenge the Prius, just as it does at home.
Nissan reported a 6.4 percent drop in operating profit in the just-ended fiscal year as foreign exchange losses and rising incentives undercut earnings.
Foreign exchange rates and spiraling costs hammered profits at Toyota, derailing the automaker from a third-straight year of record results and spurring President Akio Toyoda to warn of an impending "sense of crisis."
Mitsubishi's profit plunged 94 percent in the latest fiscal year, hit by falling vehicle sales, foreign exchange losses and the costs of a fuel economy scandal. CEO Osamu Masuko pledged a recovery, aided by Nissan.
Subaru's profit fell 27 percent in the just-ended fiscal year on foreign exchange losses and spiraling costs despite higher vehicle sales in its key North American market.
The upcoming Hyundai Kona will get "twin headlamps" with running lights positioned above the main lights as Hyundai looks to set its entry apart from an increasingly crowded field.
Cadillac is selling itself as a heritage brand in China as it chases its German rivals. It is one of many things going right for the American luxury icon in the world's biggest market.
New Mitsubishi COO Trevor Mann outlines his revival plan for the troubled carmaker and explains how he got it back on the profit path just months after arriving from controlling owner Nissan.
Honda swings back to profitability in the latest quarter as the company put recall costs behind it. North America is the profit motor, but executives warn of rising incentives.
Mazda Motor Corp. is ramping up crossover output to bolster profitability after recalls and higher car incentives undercut earnings in the latest quarter.
Chevrolet's Chinese FNR-X crossover shows off new elements that will appear in production vehicles.
Nissan's Nismo performance tuner sub-brand plans a massive global push over the next five years.
With car sales falling at Lexus, Toyota's top branding officer says the luxury line is contemplating sedans that are more casual and sporty - and maybe even a station wagon.
Honda swung back to profitability in the latest quarter as the company put Takata-related recall costs behind it, but a worsening foreign exchange outlook and a one-off pension expense forced the Japanese automaker to...
Mazda's operating profit tumbled 56 percent in the latest quarter, as a deteriorating sales mix, foreign exchange rate losses and recall costs undermined results.
Hyundai teased the design of its upcoming Kona subcompact crossover and offered fresh details on the launch timing of a model that will fill a critical gap in the brand's lineup.
The 2018 NX will have a more aerodynamic look, with handling tweaks to deliver sharper performance and a smoother ride, among other changes.
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