Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn holds back nothing in first press conference since fleeing Japan


Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has held an extraordinary press conference in which he attempted to clear his name.
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Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn 'was right to flee Japan'


The former Nissan boss was justified in escaping Japan's judicial system, according to the British CEO who uncovered a fraud scandal at Olympus.

Toyota is making a hydrogen fuel cell moon buggy


Toyota wants to boldly take fuel cell cars where they've never been before, by landing a hydrogen-powered rover on the moon by 2029.
Video: J-Deite Ride car-robot is a real-life Transformer

J-Deite Ride car-robot is a real-life Transformer


Transformers, more than meets the eye. Transformers, robots in disguise." It's a theme tune that millions of people around the world will recogni
Japan gears up for the drive-through funeral

Japan gears up for the drive-through funeral


It is a system familiar from fast-food chains and car parks. Now the drive-through is coming to a Japanese funeral parlour
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AI and electric cars: 2017 Tokyo motor show review


When it comes to giving drivers a glimpse of the future, the Tokyo motor show is the event to follow. The biennual show gives the engineers and d

Drivers in Japan face dementia tests to cut deaths


Japan has introduced traffic rules to stop people with dementia driving, after a series of deaths caused by confused elderly motorists.

Men twice as likely to cross on a red light


Male pedestrians are almost twice as likely as women to cross a road when the pedestrian light is red and tend to jockey for pole position...
Rarer than a four-leaf clover: meet the new Ferrari J50

Meet the new £2.5m Ferrari J50


Ferrari will be hoping to score a perfect 10 with its latest, limited-edition model, which has been launched to mark 50 years of selling cars in
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Test your knowledge: What cult Japanese cars are famed...


With its bonsai trees and capsule hotels, Japan may seem to love the miniature. And there's one other example of Japan's obsession with downsizing:...
Jeremy Clarkson quotes: foreigners

Clarkson on: foreigners


Jeremy Clarkson has managed to land himself in hot water with Indians, Mexicans, Malaysians, Americans ... in fact, pretty much everyone in the world