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Flame for 2020 Tokyo Olympics lit in Greece despite coronavirus lockdown

2020-03-12 18:19

Flame lighting ceremony closed to the public, and there's no talk just yet of postponing the Tokyo Olympic games, despite worldwide coronavirus fears.

Nissan faces $22-million fine for misreporting Ghosn pay

2019-12-10 10:49

Nissan should be fined $22 million for filing documents that under-reported the compensation of former chief Carlos Ghosn, Japanese regulators recommended.

SEE | Lego pays tribute to Nissan's legendary GT-R Nismo

2019-11-26 11:49

Lego and Nissan have joined forces to create the super cool Nismo GT-R from 298 Lego 'elements'.

Nissan slashes full-year forecast as first-half profit falls

2019-11-12 11:14

Crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan slashed its full-year sales and profit forecast as it struggles with weak demand in Japan, the US and Europe, as well as the arrest of former boss Carlos Ghosn.

All the cool new cars and outrageous concepts unveiled at the #2019TokyoMotorShow

2019-10-25 12:00

'A show always dominated by the Japanese brands. These were the notable new cars at Tokyo 2019,' writes Lance Branquinho.

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.

 

Honda teases fresher Civic Type R at Tokyo Auto Salon 2020

2020-01-10 14:56

Honda is showing off its updated 2020 Civic Type R at the Tokyo Auto Salon, another car on their stand is the hybrid NSX sports car in a new ‘Indy Yellow Pearl II’ hue.

These are the wealthiest cities in the world

2019-11-30 14:00

A new report looks found the 20 wealthiest cities in the world - see which these are and why.

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn speaks to wife after Japan court permission

2019-11-22 12:03

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn spoke to his wife for the first time in eight months on Friday, his spokesman said, after a Tokyo court lifted a ban on contact between the pair.

Honda first-half net profit slumps almost 20%, full-year forecast down

2019-11-08 11:06

Japanese carmaker Honda said its first-half net profit dropped 19% on negative currency exchange rates and falling motorcycle sales, slightly revising down profit forecasts for the full year.

#TokyoMotorShow | Mazda unveils its first electric MX-30 SUV

2019-10-23 16:30

Mazda revealed its first production electric car at the Tokyo Motor Show, featuring unique freestyle doors and designed with ecological materials .

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.

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