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Recent authored articles

To electrify, Subaru leans on its friends

To move faster into electrification, Subaru is relying on friends -- old and new -- for the needed products.

Subaru aims to get serious about micro sales in world's biggest market

Subaru has a growing sense of urgency to get serious about China, where the brand is barely treading water.

Why Japan needs Spain's Gestamp

Does Japan really need a foreign supplier to create more metal stamping capacity there? Gestamp thinks so.

Nissan halts Japan-market output

Nissan has suspended production of Japan-market vehicles for two weeks after it concedes uncertified workers kept inspecting cars after earlier recall.

Industry braces for Kobe Steel scandal fallout

Global automakers and suppliers are scrambling to learn how much trouble they face after the revelation that Kobe Steel falsified inspection data on metals they used.

Nissan recall shows how strict Japan is

Nissan recalls every passenger vehicle it has sold in Japan over the past three years, thanks to an administrative gaffe.

Honda's packs N-Box with surprises

Honda's redesigned N-Box minicar touts an improved powertrain and driver assist safety technologies to hang on to its title as Japan's No.1 minicar .

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