The enthusiasm among passengers was palpable on Peach Aviation’s Flight MM153, as the low-cost carrier made its way from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport (KIX) to Fukuoka early last month. The FT reports.
Read ahead for a list of redesigned cars that not only didn’t improve on the existing models, but may have made buyers wish they could have the old models back.
Back in 2008 when gas prices spiked above $4 a gallon, the demand for hybrids was so great dealers charged more than the MSRP for some models and had waiting lists of buyers more than willing to pay up for a gas-electric car. Compare that with the way people are looking at hybrids right now.
See the brands that defied conventional wisdom and came back after everyone counted them out.
Where there's smoke, you usually find fire. For some owners of Jeep Wrangler and Chevy Cruze models the fire is in the engine. It's a scary scenario and one that has happened enough times to prompt the Federal government to investigate what's causing the fires.
Despite levels of public debt which are already among the world’s highest, Japan must not hesitate to issue more debt to stimulate its economy, Professor Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan told CNBC on Monday.
Japan’s stock market, one of the biggest laggards in Asia last year, logged its best first-quarter performance in over two decades, and investment strategists say optimism over corporate earnings will drive the country’s stocks even higher as supply chain constraints caused by the Thai floods ease.
Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS Global Services reveals which countries & industries are dipping their toes into the Myanmar market.
What does the Syrian pound have in common with the Yemeni rial and the Afghanistan afghani? Those currencies have done better against the US dollar this year than the Japanese yen, the FT reports.
After years of fumbling to find its way in the U.S., Volkswagen has hit its stride and is ramping up production to keep pace.
CNBC worked with Edmunds.com to crunch the latest data on transaction prices and incentives. The results show which models in each category are selling with the smallest discount.
You knew it was only a matter of time until we saw the rotation into small cars put the squeeze on buyers.
Demography has rarely made it onto the political agenda. But that is changing. These days you see news items about China's one-child policy, or gendercide. And you hear a lot about the aging of populations in rich countries and the health and pensions problems this will bring.
Big 3 executives will be careful to publicly play down expansion talk, but make no mistake, they see the need coming much faster than anyone expected.
The tsunami that hit Japan last year inspired many documentaries, 29 of which were shown at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in October, the New York Times reports.
Want to know how rapidly China’s auto market is growing? A new report from IHS Automotive forecasts annual auto sales in China will grow by 74% to more than 30.6 million vehicles a year.
A series of earthquakes rattled Tokyo and northeast Japan late Wednesday evening, but caused no apparent damage or injury in the same region hit by last year's devastating tsunami.
A day after the United States, the European Union and Japan filed a joint complaint to the World Trade Organization against China’s export restrictions on strategic rare earth metals, the President of exploration firm U.S. Rare Earths tells CNBC that the trade case will not help solve current supply issues.
As annual profits go, Volkswagen hit it out of the park. In fact, the record profit the German automaker announced at its annual meeting on Monday will have a lot of people wondering why it made nearly triple the amount of money GM did last year.
Despite recording the largest monthly trade deficit in two decades, Uwe Parpart, MD & head of research at Reorient Financial Markets says the pick up in China's imports reflects strength in its domestic economy.