Mazda Establishes New National Sales Company In South Africa

Mazda Establishes New National Sales Company in South AfricaMazda Motor Corporation announced today that it has established a national sales company in South Africa. The company, named Mazda Southern Africa (Pty.) Ltd. (MSA), was established in July 2013 and will begin operations in July 2014. The move will enable Mazda to independently control the import and sale of Mazda vehicles as well as the provision of customer services. Mazda aims to expand its business and further strengthen the Mazda brand in South Africa.

Asean, China Set To Make Progress On South China Sea Conflict

ASEAN, China set to make progress on South China Sea conflictASEAN is set to make some progress with China on tensions in the South China Sea during the ASEAN foreign ministerial meetings in Brunei, a senior Thai official said Saturday.

Thai Permanent Secretary Sihasak Phungketkaow said there has been some progress between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China when both sides agreed in principle to hold a senior officials meeting on a regional Code of Conduct and the ASEAN Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea.

Kddi Starting Operations Of The Optical Submarine Cable Between Japan And Singapore South-east Asia Japan Cable System

KDDI Starting operations of the Optical Submarine Cable between Japan and Singapore SOUTH-EAST ASIA JAPAN CABLE SYSTEMEffective today, KDDI begins operations of the optical submarine cable, the South-East Asia Japan Cable (hereafter SJC) in order to meet the large capacity communication needs of the internet age. Japan is at its hub connecting the shortest route between Singapore and other Southeast Asian data centers to the United States' west coast data center.

Honda Of South Carolina Begins Production Of Pioneer Side-by-sides

Honda of South Carolina Begins Production of Pioneer Side-by-SidesSouth Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley joined more than 900 associates and guests at Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc. (HSC) today to celebrate the production start-up of the all-new line of Honda's next generation side-by-side (multi-utility vehicle), the 2014 Pioneer™. HSC is investing $27 million in the Timmonsville plant over the next four years and has added more than 65 new jobs for side-by-side production, which HSC is manufacturing for the first time.

Nissan Silverware Brightens Up A Grey Afternoon In The South Of France

Nissan Silverware brightens up a grey afternoon in the South of France Lucas Ordonez and Alex Buncombe took their YouTube-liveried Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 to third place in the Pro-Am class of the FIA GT Series race at Nogaro in France today. Team mates Wolfgang Reip and Mark Shulzhitskiy, two of Nissan’s newest gamers-turned-racers, took a creditable fifth in class after competing in conditions that made it hard for even the professionals to keep all four wheels on the tarmac.

Japan, South Korea Foreign Ministers Agree To Cooperate

Japan, South Korea Foreign Ministers Agree to CooperateJapanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart Yun Byung Se on Thursday agreed that the two sides should cooperate to strengthen ties despite current difficulties. 

Tokyo wants to cooperate with Seoul from a broad perspective, even though problems arise sometimes, Kishida said in his first telephone conversation with Yun.

Toyota Announces Executive Changes Across North And South America

Toyota Announces Executive Changes Across North and South AmericaToyota today announced executive changes across Toyota’s North and South American affiliate companies, which are effective as of April 1.

These executive appointments are intended to give greater autonomy and more local control to regional executives and managers so they can provide superior customer-focused products and services. The moves also advance Toyota’s efforts to integrate top regional talent into its global leadership team in order to best meet the needs of customers around the world.