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2019 Tokyo Motor Show: Mitsubishi to show two new concepts

2019-10-04 10:30

Two new concept cars from Mitsubishi will make their global premieres at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show, the Mi-Tech Concept and the Super Height K-Wagon Concept will be on display from October 24 to November 4.

Ghosn barred from attending Nissan board meeting court rules

2019-03-11 11:40

A Japanese court barred Carlos Ghosn from attending a Nissan board meeting, as the bailed former chairman prepares his defence against charges of financial misconduct.

Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Carlos Ghosn's fame with workman disguise

2019-03-08 08:45

A lawyer representing ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn on Friday apologised for "tainting" the tycoon's reputation by suggesting he disguise himself as a workman to leave detention on bail.

Toyota profit plummets despite solid sales

2019-02-06 08:52

Toyota says its fiscal third-quarter profit plunged to $12.6-billion, about a fifth of what the Japanese automaker earned the previous year, despite relatively solid sales.

Nissan says it's 'cooperating fully' with inquiry by US SEC

2019-01-28 11:39

Nissan Motor Co. says it has received an inquiry from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ghosn denied bail yet again, trial still months away

2019-01-22 12:45

Carlos Ghosn's bail application was rejected again, even after the fallen car titan offered to wear an electronic tracker and be monitored by guards.

Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green car batteries

2019-01-22 11:29

Toyota and Panasonic say they are setting up a joint venture to research, manufacture and sell batteries for ecological autos, an increasingly lucrative sector amid concerns about global warming.

Carlos Ghosn vows to stay in Japan if he is granted bail

2019-01-21 07:37

Carlos Ghosn, the ousted Nissan boss detained in Tokyo on charges of financial misconduct on Monday vowed to remain in Japan if granted bail and again proclaimed his innocence.

Ghosn comes down with fever in jail, interrogation stopped

2019-01-11 08:10

After spending more than a month in a prison room in Tokyo, Carlos Ghosn has developed a fever, prompting the Japanese authorities to stop interrogating the former Nissan chairperson.

Ghosn loses appeal against detention, dimming bail prospects

2019-01-09 17:32

Carlos Ghosn lost an appeal against his ongoing detention, diminishing prospects of an early release on bail for the auto industry icon fighting charges of financial misconduct while he was heading Nissan Motor Co.

 

WATCH: Tokyo unveils new robots for 2020 games

2019-07-22 20:36

The Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games unveiled Miraitowa and Someity - two robot mascots, that will represent the games next year.

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

2019-03-09 10:41

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn was seen walking in a Tokyo park , two days after his release from a Japanese detention center.

WATCH: Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn freed on bail after three months in jail

2019-03-06 16:54

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn leaves a Tokyo jail after more than 100 days of detention, a day after a surprise court decision granting him bail of one billion yen ($9 million).

Toyota, Nissan global sales fall short of Volkswagen

2019-01-30 10:13

Toyota Motor Corporation sold 10.59 million vehicles globally last year, fewer than the 10.83 million delivered by German rival Volkswagen, the Japanese automaker said.

Most Asian markets climb at start of crunch week

2019-01-28 08:05

Asian markets mostly rose Monday as investors look ahead to a week chock-full of crucial events including the high-level trade talks between China and the United States.

Tokyo court rejects Carlos Ghosn's bail request

2019-01-22 12:43

A Tokyo court rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail on Tuesday, more than two months after his arrest.

Japan's stores to ditch porn mags ahead of Olympics

2019-01-22 10:24

Japan's omnipresent convenience stores are preparing to stop selling pornographic magazines before the Olympic Games.

Tokyo stocks open lower with lack of fresh headlines

2019-01-16 08:29

Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday, with the currency market stable in Asian trade after the British pound fluctuated before and after the Brexit deal vote.

Nissan's ex-chair Carlos Ghosn runs fever while in detention

2019-01-10 12:06

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has been suffering from a high fever and was unable to meet investigators for questioning on Thursday, local media said, citing his lawyers.

Tokyo court turns down Carlos Ghosn's appeal of long detention

2019-01-09 12:02

The appeal by the lawyers of Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's former chairman, against his prolonged detention since his arrest on 19 November was rejected by the Tokyo District Court.

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