By comparison, Japan and Germany get off easy. The U.S. trade gap with Mexico, though, is smaller than the ones with Japan and Germany. Why does Mexico bear the brunt of Trump's wrath, while Germany and Japan usually get a pass?
WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump, fresh off patching up ties with China, reassured Japan's leader that the U.S. will defend its close ally. Welcoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House with a hug, Trump said Friday he wants to bring the post-World War II alliance with Japan "even closer." He also invited Trump to visit Japan this year.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on the Japanese and U.S. auto industry.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. is committed to the security of Japan and all areas under its administrative control. Trump's comments imply that a U.S.- Japan defense treaty covers disputed East China Sea islands, which are controlled by Japan but also claimed by China. President Donald Trump has welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White...
Asia markets traded mixed Wednesday as energy stocks came under pressure, following lower oil prices.
Japan's government is pushing companies and investors to hand over details of their U.S. investment plans, the FT reports.
Asian markets were negative early on Tuesday following the sluggishness in global equities amid risk-off sentiment.
Karl Brauer at Kelley Blue Book says producing in the U.S. will help Toyota avoid tariff barriers and currency exchange.
The Japanese automaker will face competition in getting into the SUV market, says James Chao, MD at IHS Markit.
Koji Endo, senior autos analyst at SBI Securities, says climbing overhead costs pose the biggest risk to the carmaker.
Shares of Toyota slipped nearly 2 percent Monday after the automaker reported earnings that missed analysts' forecast.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the details of Toyota Motor's quarterly earnings.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Rival Japanese automakers Toyota and Suzuki have initiated formal talks on a strategic partnership.
U.S. companies including major exporters GE and Boeing launched a coalition to back a House Republican plan to tax all imports.
S&P Global Market Intelligence finds that Trump's tweets affect the market's perceived credit quality of firms such as Toyota in the short term.
The Verge reports on a new robot from a company owned by Google's parent company Alphabet that has reinvented the wheel for movement.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest auto sales figures from Toyota Motor.
Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday after China's manufacturing sector showed signs of expansion in January.
Asia markets traded lower on Tuesday, after immigration measures taken by the Trump administration spurred jitters.