Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported Monday that carmakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda will cut production in China by about half, a sign of the economic fallout from the ongoing diplomatic dispute between Japan and China, though...
by CDT Money | May 7, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s arrival in Beijing for a fourth round of Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) with several high-ranking members of the Chinese leadership took...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 26, 2010
From Bloomberg: Toyota plans to reopen its plant in Guangzhou, which has been closed since June 22, Hideto Yukawa, a Tokyo-based spokesman for the automaker, said today. Denso Corp., Japan’s biggest auto parts maker, said...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 24, 2010
While their labor disputes are reportedly “almost resolved,” assembly lines at a Toyota Motor Corp. factory in southern China will remain idle till at least Monday. From the Wall Street Journal: Toyota Motor Corp....
by cdtstaff | Jun 22, 2010
From the New York Times: Toyota Motor was forced to halt production at a car factory in China on Tuesday for the second time this month after workers at a supplier staged a walkout, the latest in a string of strikes that has hit...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 19, 2010
A Tianjin Toyota plant has been idled after a strike at one of its supplier factories. From the Wall Street Journal: Toyota Motor Corp. suspended production at an assembly plant in China on Friday because of a strike at a...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 18, 2010
From the New York Times: Workers at an auto parts factory in Tianjin, China, run by a Chinese subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei, which is 42 percent owned by Toyota Motor, went on strike Thursday and have not returned to their jobs, a...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 17, 2010
From the Associated Press: Toyota Motor Corp., the latest automaker to be hit by a strike at a China parts supplier, said Thursday its car assembly operations were not affected by the short-lived dispute. The strike comes amid...
by Mo Ming | May 23, 2006
From Reuters (link) Toyota’s first Chinese-built Camry sedan rolled off assembly lines on Tuesday, a U.S. success story that the company hopes will spearhead a drive into an affluent middle-class market. The Camry also marks a milestone in China in terms of volume growth for Toyota, putting the relative latecomer on an even footing with […]
by Mo Ming | Apr 2, 2006
From Times Online (link) Toyota is planning to extend its dominance of the world car market with a range of low-cost vehicles aimed at emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil. Tokuichi Uranishi, the head of Toyota’s operations outside Japan, told The Sunday Times that the company had initiated a “serious project” on low-cost […]
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