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Nissan slashes profit forecasts after inspection scandal

Japanese car giant Nissan on Thursday slashed its forecast for full-year operating profit after admitting that a damaging inspection scandal last year had "adversely impacted" the firm's performance.

Tricycle rider appears in court for alleged manslaughter

A 26-year-old tricycle rider, Temitope Sunday, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly causing the death of two women through reckless driving.

Tokyo stocks close lower on stronger yen

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday as Japanese exporters were weighed by a stronger yen, a day after the key index closed at a 26-year high.

Volkswagen plans to double output from Kenya plant

German automaker Volkswagen (VW) plans to double output at its Kenyan assembly plant and could build a second model there, Kenya’s presidential office said without giving a timeline.

Automotive council to develop electric car policy

Despite Nigeria’s inability to produce fuel-powered cars to meet the needs of its domestic market and the shortfall in the country’s electricity supply, the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) has indicated that it is strategising and developing an electric car policy to prepare the nation for the production and use of electric vehicles.

Nissan to begin field tests for robo-taxis in Japan

Nissan said Tuesday it would begin field tests for driverless “robot taxis” early next year as its rivals around the world step up self-driving technologies.

Mob lynch suspected kidnapper in Calabar

A suspected kidnapper has been hacked to death by angry mob. The incident occurred in the early hours (7.30am) of Tuesday along Mile Four at Ikot Ansa in Calabar Municipality LGA of Cross River State.

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans

Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

Toyota increases profits, raises full-year forecast

Japanese car giant Toyota Tuesday reported a rise in first-half net profit and raised its forecast for the whole year, citing a cheaper yen and cost-cutting efforts.

Five challenges facing Japan

After his victory in Sunday’s election, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a daunting in-tray, ranging from North Korean missiles to a rapidly ageing society.

Kobe Steel, Nissan scandals tarnish image of Japan Inc

Embarrassing scandals at Kobe Steel and Nissan have tarnished the reputation of Japan Inc for quality, as once-mighty industrial world-beaters battle fierce global competition and shrinking profit margins.

Honda to start mass recall in China over Takata airbags

Honda will recall more than 245,000 vehicles in China over concerns about airbags made by troubled Japanese giant Takata, Chinese authorities said Sunday, dealing another blow to Takata's largest client.

Saudi university to open driving school for women

A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, in a first for the ultra-conservative country after a ban on women driving was lifted.

Nissan to suspend vehicle registration in Japan

Nissan Motor said Friday it would temporarily halt new vehicle registrations in Japan after learning that thousands of models had been shipped out from factories after receiving final inspections by unauthorised employees.

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