Nissan recalls 150 000 cars, discloses 'dubious inspections' amid Ghosn arrest

2018-12-07 11:45

Nissan is recalling 150 000 vehicles spanning 11 models in Japan for dubious inspections of brakes and steering.

Mitsubishi Motors: Scandal-hit 'third wheel' in Ghosn's alliance

2018-12-01 10:31

Mitsubishi Motors is sometimes the forgotten partner in the three-way alliance with Nissan and Renault that dominates the global auto industry, but the Japanese firm has a colourful -- and scandal-hit -- history.

Nissan board to decide on dismissing Ghosn as chairman

2018-11-22 07:50

Nissan's board will meet on Thursday to decide whether to dismiss its chairman Carlos Ghosn following his arrest on suspicion of underreporting his income.

Nissan accuses chief Ghosn of misconduct, proposes firing him

2018-11-19 12:54

Automaker Nissan accused its chairman Carlos Ghosn of "significant acts of misconduct" including underreporting his salary and said it would move to fire him, as reports emerged he faced arrest in Tokyo.

Tokyo stocks drop more than 3% after Wall Street plunge

2018-11-13 07:20

Tokyo stocks dived more than three percent shortly after the open on Tuesday, with investors discouraged by a plunge in US shares on fears over demand in the tech sector.

Nissan first-half profit slumps on rising costs

2018-11-08 11:13

Japanese automaker Nissan logged a 10.9% drop in net profit for the six months to September due to a decline in global sales and rising material costs.

Japan eager to roll out vertical-takeoff 'flying cars'

2018-09-19 07:01

Japan starts vertical-takeoff 'flying cars' project, working with airline, Toyota startup, Uber


2018-08-07 14:18

MORE THAN 3 000 pieces of military equipment including guns, swords and grenades believed to date back to World War II have been found buried at a Tokyo primary school.

Toyota posts record profit, maintains full-year forecast

2018-08-03 09:32

Toyota posted a record first-quarter net profit thanks to strong sales in North America and China but warned that threatened US sanctions on the auto sector could have a "very big" impact on earnings.

Let it grow: Tokyo DisneySea adds 'Frozen' in $2.3bn expansion

2018-06-14 12:24

The Tokyo DisneySea theme park is getting a $2.3bn overhaul and adding a section based on the wildly popular movie 'Frozen' to its offerings.


Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn 'faces new under-reporting charge worth $35m

2018-12-05 07:32

Ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will face a further accusation of under-reporting his salary by about four billion yen ($35.5-million) over the last three years, Japanese media reported.

From cars to prison bars: Carlos Ghosn's Japanese cell

2018-11-22 09:13

A solitary cell, 30 minutes of daily exercise and two baths a week: Carlos Ghosn's new routine is a world away from the private jets and lavish parties the millionaire tycoon once enjoyed.

Arrest of Nissan's Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan

2018-11-20 12:19

The arrest of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a financial probe prompted by a whistleblower caused the automaker's shares to tumble and left many in Japan and elsewhere stunned by his downfall.

Nissan chairman faces arrest in Japan over false income report

2018-11-19 11:30

Japanese prosecutors are expected to arrest Carlos Ghosn, head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, on suspicion of false income reports, local media reported.

Tokyo stocks open lower on worries over global economy

2018-11-12 07:22

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday tracking falls on Wall Street last week amid lingering worries over global economic growth.

Japan up but Asia shares struggle in thin holiday trade

2018-10-01 06:54

Japanese shares powered to new highs on Monday but other Asian equity markets struggled as holidays in key hubs resulted in a subdued start to the trading week.

This digital museum in Tokyo is made of Instagram dreams

2018-08-10 15:45

This place is the ultimate #nofilter sensory experience. But if you don't share on it, did it really happen?


2018-08-05 08:00

THE reputation of a respected Japanese medical varsity is in flames following the uncovering of evidence that for years it lied about test results of women in order to keep them out.

Nissan admits falsifying emissions data on cars made in Japan

2018-07-09 11:03

Nissan admitted that data on exhaust emissions and fuel economy had been deliberately "altered", dealing a blow to the Japanese car giant's efforts to recover from an inspection scandal in 2017.

Tokyo auto show: Toyota puts kids behind the wheel with the Camatte Journey

2018-06-06 10:47

Toyota is helps children gain hands-on experience of driving with its 'Camatte Journey'. The car gives youngsters the chance to take a simulated trip past some of the world’s greatest travel destinations.

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