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LOS ANGELES, Nov 20- Honda Motor Co Ltd has high hopes for its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle and its advanced technology to reduce tailpipe emissions, although the Japanese carmaker concedes consumers may take a few years to warm to the concept. Honda unveiled the 5- passenger vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 20- The United States automotive industry will move into the slow lane in 2014 as fewer buyers replace aging vehicles and growth drops to half this year's rate, the head of Toyota Motor Corp's North American operations said on Wednesday.
TOKYO, Nov 21- Japan's Nikkei share average soared 2.0 percent to six-month highs on Thursday morning, spurred by a jump in foreign buying and plans by a major government fund to invest more of its $2 trillion funds in riskier assets.
TOKYO, Nov 20- Carlos Ghosn, the CEO of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co, said he was unfazed by delays in his electric vehicle sales targets, predicting rivals would face even greater obstacles in their plans to launch fuel cell car sales over the next few years.
TOKYO/ SHANGHAI, Nov 20- Mazda Motor Corp will begin production at its new Mexico factory in January, the carmaker's chief said on Wednesday, describing the plant as a key foreign base for the Japanese company as it pares its reliance on domestic output.
HIROSHIMA, Japan, Nov 20- Japan's Mazda Motor Corp has only a tenth of Toyota Motor Corp's research and development budget, but is betting it can make the century-old internal combustion engine as fuel efficient as hybrids like its rival's pioneering Prius.
The Tesla CEO took to Twitter in his latest public defense of the safety of the Model S battery system.
Cadillac's ELR and Tesla's Model S will be competing in the rarefied air of models selling for more than $75,000.
Asian shares fell on Tuesday following a negative lead from Wall Street and caution over when the Federal Reserve might reduce its stimulus program.
Car depreciation analysts said Honda is the top brand for retaining the most resale value, while Toyota and Audi also top many segments. USA Today.
TOKYO, Nov 14- The Nikkei share average raced to a three-week high on Thursday morning, supported by dovish comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen and data showing the Japanese economy notched up its fourth straight quarter of growth.
Lincoln has unveiled the new MKC small SUV, at a time when "small utility vehicles" have become the hottest selling models in the luxury auto market.
*Sony gains after Loeb express bullish views on Japan. TOKYO, Nov 13- Japanese stocks stepped back from a three-week high on Wednesday morning as concerns about an imminent turn in U.S. monetary policy dented risk appetite, while Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group outperformed after raising its earnings forecast.
AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, Nov 12- Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd will be producing 1 million cars in Mexico by 2016, cementing Mexico's position as export hub for Nissan in the Americas, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn told Reuters on Tuesday as he inaugurated a $2 billion plant.
The automaker is betting a new, world-class assembly plant in Mexico will position the Japanese automaker for a new wave of growth.
This city of 1 million people is ground zero for Nissan's expansion plans in North and South America.
*Citizen Holdings jumps to 5- year high on strong forecasts. TOKYO, Nov 11- Japan's Nikkei share average jumped 1.3 percent on Monday morning, rebounding from the previous session's selloff after an unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs report put to bed any lingering concerns about the pace of economic recovery.
TOKYO, Nov 6- Toyota Motor Corp is closing in on a record profit set before the Lehman crisis after topping up its annual net profit forecast by nearly $2 billion and outperforming Japanese rivals as its expansion plans bear fruit.
TOKYO, Nov 6- The Tokyo Stock Exchange is launching a new index comprised of companies with high return on equity and strong corporate governance to appeal to investors, amid a strong rally in Japanese shares this year.
TOKYO, Nov 6- Toyota Motor Corp raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday, closing in on records set before the Lehman crisis as the weaker yen and growing sales in a healthy U.S. market sharply boost earnings.