Japan’s Isuzu Motors is to spend 30 billion yen ($382 million) to build new factories in China and India to tap rising demand for pickup trucks in the fast-growing markets

Japan’s Isuzu Motors will spend 30 billion yen ($382 million) to build new factories in China and India to tap rising demand for pickup trucks in the fast-growing markets, a report said on Tuesday. The new plants will together produce about 200,000 trucks a year, boosting Isuzu’s annual pickup capacity by about 50 percent to […]

Japanese car makers roar back

Japanese auto makers’ sales roared back in the U.S. last month and, unlike in years past, Detroit stuck with them by boosting sales in a market that for now appears to be defying the downdrafts threatening the broader economy. The three leading Japanese auto makers in the U.S. on Tuesday said sales surged in June […]