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Yanmar's robotic tractors bring autonomous vehicles out to farm

Osaka, JAPAN - We've had autonomous cars, autonomous trucks, and autonomous buses, and now Osaka-based diesel engine manufacturer Yanmar is introducing a new line of robotic tractors...

By David Szondy 23 Jul 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Fuji Heavy Industries changes name to Subaru Corporation

TOKYO, Japan: Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) has changed its name to Subaru Corporation with effect from 1 April 2017...

3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Nissan introduces new autonomous vehicle towing tech

Nissan has announced the introduction of Intelligent Vehicle Towing (IVT), a fully automated vehicle towing system, at its Oppama Plant...

8 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Toyota rolls out fuel cell buses in Japan

Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests...

28 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Nissan sells autoparts firm stake in corporate shakeup

Nissan said on Tuesday it is selling its stake in auto parts company Calsonic Kansei as the Japanese firm casts off non-core businesses...

24 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Renault-Nissan's Ghosn to head Mitsubishi Motors

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn will become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors after Japan's number two automaker announced a major investment...

20 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Nissan's autonomous ProPILOT tech to debut in Japan

Nissan has announced that the new Serena will come equipped with the company's ProPILOT autonomous drive technology...

14 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Toyota recalling 3.3 million vehicles over defects

Toyota said on Wednesday it is recalling 3.37 million vehicles globally over a pair of defects, in the latest hit for a Japanese auto industry hit by fuel-efficiency scandals...

30 Jun 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Nissan announces fuel cell technology using bio-ethanol

Nissan has announced that it is currently researching and developing a solid oxide fuel-cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The new system features an e-bio fuel-cell...

14 Jun 2016

JAPAN

Honda nine-month operating profit falls on exploding airbag costs

Honda reported a fall in nine-month operating profit due to "quality-related" costs, seen as linked to an exploding airbag crisis...

29 Jan 2016

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