A gauge of Japan’s prices rose the most in 15 years as higher energy costs fueled broader inflation pressures, in a sign Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is making progress in stamping out deflation.
He’d heard it so often he began to believe it himself. Too young. Not up to the task. Didn’t deserve it. Only there because of his name.
Japan’s automakers are betting that small will be the next big thing.
Japanese companies that made tough decisions about exiting businesses, closing factories and revamping management led a doubling of corporate earnings last quarter to the highest level since 2007.
Tesla Motors Inc., the electric-car maker led by Elon Musk, said it doesn’t expect production delays of its Model S sedan after three workers were injured at its only assembly plant.
Tesla Motors Inc. said three workers were injured at its only assembly plant in Fremont, California, adding to a string of mishaps including fires in its Model S sedans and results that disappointed some investors.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda’s bid to end 15 years of persistent deflation is endangered by the failure of counterparts in the U.S. and Europe to meet their own price goals.
While Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda is on the cusp of a record year for profit, kids nowadays make him nervous. They’re so clueless that boys without cars have the nerve to ask girls out.
Japan’s salaries extended the longest slide since 2010, even as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urges companies to raise workers’ wages as part of his bid to reflate the world’s third-largest economy.
Toyota Motor Corp. made its name on the value and efficiency of its cars. Its chief executive is earning a similar reputation for his compensation.
"At this Tokyo Motor Show, I want everyone to get a vision of Japan's future."
- Akio Toyoda on Nov 18, 2013