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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.
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.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 19- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said it will lift U.S. production of its all-electric Leaf as demand for the car has surged sharply this year following a cut to its sticker price.
According to KBB, Nissan's Leaf tops the list of autos likely to depreciate the most over the next five years. The list is led by three electric cars.
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 followed their Wall Street peers lower as talk about a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus weighed on sentiment.
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.
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.
Nissan Renault Chairman & CEO Carlos Ghosn discusses manufacturing in Mexico how his company is using the country as an export hub for its cars.
The automaker is betting a new, world-class assembly plant in Mexico will position the Japanese automaker for a new wave of growth.
*Dentsu jumps on forecast hike. *China policy meeting in focus but limited impact on market- analyst. Exporters were higher, with Sony Corp rising 2.7 percent, Nissan Motor Co climbing 1.3 percent and Panasonic Corp adding 1.0 percent.
This city of 1 million people is ground zero for Nissan's expansion plans in North and South America.
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Nov 11- Nissan Motor Co Ltd will start selling Infiniti badged cars in Japan for the first time, the company said, as it tries to position the second-tier luxury brand as a global competitor to prestige European cars.
The CEO of Japan's Nissan Motor has dismissed worries that the auto industry is in crisis after the automaker slashed its profit outlook last week.
DETROIT, Nov 7- Tesla Motor Inc's Model S electric car has suffered its third fire in six weeks. The accident occurred in Smyrna, Tennessee, where Nissan Motor Co makes the Leaf electric car. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the incident occurred on Interstate 24 in Smyrna around 1:30 pm.
TOKYO, Nov 7- Japan's Nikkei share average was flat on Thursday as investors searched for fresh trading opportunities after the recent flurry of earnings, while small cap stocks rose after the Tokyo bourse said it will include them in a new index.
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- 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.