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Japan's Kobe Steel loses customers, finds cheating was more widespread

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:40:00 EDT

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(image) Company says it violated government standards; sheet steel falsified, too.

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Nissan's improper inspections reportedly started at least 20 years ago

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:15:00 EDT

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(image) Production for the domestic market is shut down, but it's still building cars for export.

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Nissan to recall all new cars sold in Japan in past 3 years

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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(image) Qualified technicians did final inspections; unclear what this means for exported cars

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Toyota embraces racing roots with new GR sub-brand

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:30:00 EDT

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(image) Even the Prius will get tuned, but no mention of Supra, in case you were wondering

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Tougher than steel: Wood pulp could make lighter auto parts

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:45:00 EDT

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(image) A plastic that includes wood-pulp nanofibers can weigh one-fifth of steel and be five times stronger.

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Takata US subsidiary files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:05:00 EDT

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(image) Bankruptcy opens the door to a financial rescue from U.S.-based auto parts supplier Key Safety Systems, which Takata tapped as its preferred financial sponsor as it must keep churning out millions of replacement airbag inflators.

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FCA denies report it's pulling Chrysler brand from Japan

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:25:00 EDT

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(image) FCA sold just 300 Chrysler 300s there last year.

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Nissan may be getting out of the battery business

Tue, 30 May 2017 10:58:00 EDT

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(image) Where will Nissan get its future batteries?

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Mercedes-Benz Japan is selling a CLA 180 Star Wars edition

Fri, 05 May 2017 13:00:00 EDT

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(image) There are a number of cool accents for Star Wars fans.

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Electric Mugen monsters debut at the 44th Tokyo Motorcycle Show

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:10:00 EDT

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(image) And reveals a battery-powered dirt bike that presages a path forward with Honda.

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GLM wants to win you over with the catchy names of it two new EVs, the ZZ and the G4

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:32:00 EST

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(image) GLM was founded in 2010 and aspires to make two models, each with 0-60 mph times of less than four seconds.

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Toyota forms in-house think-tank for EV development

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:41:00 EST

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(image) Toyota has a strong commitment to fuel cell technology despite doubts within the field.

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