October 29, 2020

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    Uber Eats

    Uber Eats deliverers in Japan involved in accidents as demand boosts

    Uber Eats deliverers have been associated with road accidents in Tokyo in recent months as voluntary restrictions on going out with the increasing coronavirus outbreak has increased demand for food deliveries. The number of eateries that have signed up for the Uber Eats delivery service have become popular in Japan in recent years, exceeding 20,000 […]

    Incidents , Uber
    Toyota Yaris GRMN

    Japanese governor offers emergency loan to Toyota suppliers

    As Toyota plans to almost halve production at Japanese factories, a local governor stated on Thursday he would offer 400 billion yen ($3.72 billion) in emergency loans for small and mid-size firms including Toyota’s suppliers. Toyota Motor’s headquarters are in Aichi Prefecture, at Toyota City, which was named following the company in the 1950s to […]

    Nissan Kyushu plant in Japan

    Nissan to close global headquarters, other Japan sites due to coronavirus

    Nissan Motor stated on Tuesday it will close its global headquarters in Japan for 16 days from early May to contain the spread of the coronavirus, even though the government has allowed keeping workplaces open to get the economy running. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has permitted manufacturing plants to keep running under a state of […]

    Toyota Auto Body LCV D-Cargo concept Tokyo Motor Show

    Toyota to cut production in Japan in May due to coronavirus

    Toyota Motor on Wednesday said it will slash production of completed vehicles by 40 percent in Japan in May as demand continues to decline across the world because of the coronavirus crisis. The measures, which will slash production to 79,000 vehicles for the month, include suspending production on some days and decreasing shifts form two […]

    Honda CR-V

    Honda deploys its minivans to transport coronavirus patients in Japan

    Honda Motor stated it has remodeled 50 of its minivans to transport COVID-19 patients to hospitals and quarantine centers in Japan, sealing off the rear section of the vehicles to safeguard drivers from infection. The automaker has placed an airtight divide between the motorist and the rear passenger areas of the vans and modified their […]

    Tokyo, Japan

    Japan auto industry vows to protect jobs in coronavirus crisis

    Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda vowed Friday that the Japanese auto industry would seek to protect jobs globally as it deals with the coronavirus pandemic. Toyoda, speaking as head of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, stated he was concerned that the Japanese economy might be destroyed before the world can win the fight against COVID-19 coronavirus. “If our hospitals get overloaded […]

    Nissan Kyushu plant in Japan

    Nissan suspends production at Kyushu plant due to coronavirus infection

    Nissan Motor said it stopped operating the auto production line at its Kyushu plant in Japan to start disinfection work after a worker there tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on March 31. It did not give an indication of when operations may restart, saying that it would be decided based on the guidance of health officials. […]

    Nissan Murano Z51

    Nissan suspends production at three plants in Japan

    Nissan announced that it will temporarily modify production at three of its manufacturing plants in Japan, as the coronavirus outbreak has significantly impacted the sales in the auto industry. The automaker stated it will stop the vehicle production located at Oppama facility on April 3, 13, 24 and May 1, while the Tochigi plant will stop production […]

    Mazda CX-3 crossover SUV

    Mazda suspends production in Japan, Mexico and Thailand as the virus spreads

    Japanese automaker Mazda Motor on Tuesday stated that they are suspending production at its plants in Japan, Mexico and Thailand following the spread of coronavirus that has created worldwide disruption. The Hiroshima-based automaker stated in Japan, its two plants will be shut for 13 days, between March 28 and April 30. The automaker hopes to […]

    Tokyo, Japan

    Japan plants may be affected by virus-related supply issues, says Toyota

    Toyota Motor on Wednesday stated that operations at its plants in Japan may be impacted by supply chain issues associated to the new coronavirus outbreak in the coming weeks, as the worldwide outbreak gathers pace. The automaker, which operates 16 vehicle and parts sites in Japan, stated that it would decide on how to continue […]


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