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China’s BYD EV rolls into Japan with plans for 100 dealerships

Asahi News 01 Feb 2023
Chinese automaker BYD Co. debuted in Japan on Jan ...Finally, we can offer new options in Japan’s automotive market,” said Atsuki Tofukuji, president of BYD Auto Japan, which handles sales in Japan ... first dealership in Japan in Yokohama on Feb.
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Toyota sees new era of leadership under Lexus chief

China Daily 30 Jan 2023
Toyota's chief executive will step down as head of the company that his grandfather founded, the automaker said on Thursday ... One Toyota executive, who asked not to be identified, said the automaker was headed for a period of "cloistered rule", referring to the period in Japan's history when a retired emperor continued to call the shots.
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From boom to bottom and now big change: Renault and Nissan reshape alliance

Reuters 30 Jan 2023
Ghosn is feted as a business celebrity in Japan ... The automaker announces another five-year plan but then scraps it due to the financial crisis.2013 ... The alliance together sells more than 10 million vehicles globally, making it one of the world's biggest automakers ... Both automakers appoint new boards as profits continue to sink.
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Renault to reduce its stake in Nissan

Taipei Times 30 Jan 2023
Changing the deal would build confidence between the automakers, after the fallout of the Ghosn scandal, and open electric vehicle opportunities, analysts said ... The Japanese, French and Nissan Motor Co flags fly outside the automaker’s global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, on Dec.
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Renault will slash stake in Nissan as they overhaul their alliance

CNN 30 Jan 2023
Renault ... Ghosn, who had brought the three automakers together, was arrested in Japan, where prosecutors accused him of financial crimes. He fled Japan in 2019, saying he believed he would not have been given a fair trial ... The Japanese automaker will also invest in Ampere, Renault’s recently formed electric vehicle and software business, it added. .
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World’s top-selling carmaker revealed

Russia Today 30 Jan 2023
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corporation was the world’s best-selling automaker for the third consecutive year in 2022 despite supply-chain constraints, which plagued the industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns ... Toyota has now held the title of best-selling automaker for three years in a row.
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Toyota Retains a Coveted Crown

The Post and Courier 30 Jan 2023
The Japanese automaker recently announced the resignation of its CEO to adjust its strategy in EVs ... The Japanese automaker is outdistanced by its competitors in the electric vehicle segment ... Toyoda was seen holding back the automaker from fully embracing electric vehicles ... About 82% of sales were made outside Japan.
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Toyota top-selling auto firm for 3rd straight year

Taipei Times 30 Jan 2023
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp was the world’s top-selling automaker last year, retaining its lead over German rival Volkswagen AG for the third year, company data showed yesterday ... However, electric-only automakers are still too small to have a realistic chance of competing with legacy auto firms for several years at least, Kato said.
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Toyota remained the top car seller for the third year

Manila Standard 30 Jan 2023
TOKYOJapan’s Toyota was the world’s top-selling automaker in 2022, retaining its lead over German rival Volkswagen for the third year, company data showed Monday ... But electric-only automakers are still too small to have a realistic chance of competing with legacy carmakers for several years at least, Kato said ... ....
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Toyota still top-selling automaker worldwide

The Manila Times 30 Jan 2023
TOKYO. Japan's Toyota Motor Corp. was the world's top-selling automaker in 2022, retaining its lead over German rival Volkswagen for the third year, company data showed Monday ... Ltd ... But electric-only automakers are still too small to have a realistic chance of competing with legacy carmakers for several years at least, Kato said ... ....
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Toyota top-selling automaker for third year running

MENA FN 30 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - AFP) Japan's Toyota was the world's top-selling automaker in 2022, retaining its lead over German rival Volkswagen for the third year, company data showed Monday.Despite the chip shortage ... .
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Nissan Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn visited Norway to launch the new Nissan LEAF
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Bombshell memos: Nissan coup plotters sought Renault divorce

Asiatimes 30 Jan 2023
The two main partners in the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance joined together nearly 24 years ago when Renault invested a then-astronomical US$5 billion in the Japanese automaker and sent its top executive to Japan to fix it ... treacherous waters looming ahead for the automaker.
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Toyota continues to be world's top-selling automaker, third year in a row

Live Mint 30 Jan 2023
Japan-based Toyota Motor Corp continues to be the world's top-selling automaker, defending its title for a third straight year. The company recently said it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022.At the number 2 position is the Volkswagen Group that reported its lowest ever sales in over a decade earlier this month.

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