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Nissan reports 38 percent rise in profit, raises forecasts

...Japanese automakers are all getting a perk from the weak yen, which helps boost the value of their overseas earnings.Honda Motor Co. is scheduled to release its earnings Wednesday. Toyota Motor Corp., the world's No. 1 automaker, reports Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-02/nissan-reports-38-percent-
Lexus tops Consumer Reports reliability survey, as advanced transmissions trip up rivals

...pulleys to produce an infinite variety of engine to wheel-speed combinations.But new technology can cause problems. Honda Motor Co. took a risk and put two new transmissions ? an eight-speed dual-clutch and a nine-speed ? in its 2015 Acura...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-20/lexus-tops-consumer-report
Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

...hydrogen station per year, to build and maintain them.Officials from Toyota Motor Corp., Nissan Motor Co. and Honda Motor Co. appeared together in a news conference in Tokyo Wednesday.The stations already get government subsidies, but they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-01/toyota-nissan-honda-back-h
Recall on auto air bags double for Takata in US

...the agency's authority to order it to conduct a recall.Takata and 11 automakers that use its air bags, including Honda Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp., will have to sort out which vehicles are covered by the expanded recalls. NHTSA said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/recall-auto-air-bags-doubl
Honda Motor Co. CEO to step aside amid air bag defect scandal, sales decline

TOKYO - Honda Motor Co. ? hurt by falling sales and embroiled in a crisis over defective air bags ? is replacing its CEO.The Japanese automaker said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/honda-motor-co-ceo-step-as
Fiat Chrysler will offer to buy back pickups in recall settlement

...Dodge Dakota pickup from 2009 through 2011.The fine against FCA beats the old record of $70 million assessed against Honda Motor Co. for lapses in recalls of air bags made by Takata Corp.Fiat Chrysler also received a $70 million fine, and must...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-26/fiat-chrysler-will-offer-b
Honda chief: Product development needs more time for quality

...close to summarizing what he offered."I believe in the power of Honda people," he told a packed news conference at Honda Motor Co.'s Tokyo headquarters Monday, after his appointment as CEO and president was approved by shareholders and the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/honda-chief-product-develo
More vehicles recalled for problem Takata air bag inflators

...with Takata air bag inflators that deployed with too much force, which has affected a range of automakers including Honda Motor Co., Chrysler, BMW and Ford Motor Co. At least six people have died worldwide due to that defect.When combined with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/more-vehicles-recalled-pro
Honda adjusts North American output due to parts shortage

TOKYO - Honda Motor Co. will cut output at two North American factories from Feb. 24 through March 2, cutting production by 5,000 cars due to a disruption...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/honda-adjusts-north-americ
Business news

...recall by Nissan and other Japanese automakers is meant to address possible problems with passenger side air bags.Honda Motor Co. is recalling 400,000 vehicles worldwide for the Fit, Stream, CR-V and other models. That includes 175,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-11/business-news