At least five people have been killed in an explosion at a chemical factory in central Japan, according to news reports.
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Wednesday 18 November 2009
The first batch of Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars has arrived in the UK via Portbury Docks near Bristol. The 25 cars are destined for the West Midlands where they will be taking part in a government trial being carried out in cooperation with Coventry University.
Monday 16 November 2009
Peugeot has started taking what it describes as pre-reservations for its i0n electric car, which is expected to be introduced at the end of 2010. Although private customers can register their interest, it seems that the i0n is initially being aimed mainly at company and local government fleets.
Friday 30 October 2009
Thursday 29 October 2009
Mitsubishi Motors today announced that it would introduce a new compact crossover model next year. First sales will be in Japan in February 2010.
Tuesday 20 October 2009
A father was hacked and beaten to death in front of his heavily pregnant wife — who gave birth the next day — and seven-year-old daughter, a jury has heard.
Friday 18 September 2009
Mitsubishi's four-door electric car is no longer just a design study or a prototype – the company has just announced that by the end of August, it had delivered 387 units to companies and local authorities in Japan. Sales to individuals won't begin until April next year, but a number of pre-orders have already been received.
Friday 11 September 2009
John Mack will step down as CEO of Morgan Stanley in January but remain as chairman, having navigated guided the bank through the stormiest period for the US financial industry since the 1930s.
Thursday 11 June 2009
A man drove the wrong way down a dual carriageway while he was nearly four times the drink-drive limit, an inquest heard today.
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Friday 29 May 2009
Some car manufacturers don’t make life easy for themselves. A few years ago, for example, Mitsubishi brought out a saloon which wasn’t exactly the Madonna of the showrooms. Inexplicably, they decided to call their mid range entrant the "Carisma". Predictably, the Carisma became the subject of easy ridicule, whatever its virtues.
Friday 15 May 2009
He may be armed and dangerous, but New Zealand's most wanted man, William Stewart, has become a folk hero, captivating the nation with his exploits as he slips from town to town, evading police and stealing cars and meat pies.
Tuesday 24 February 2009
Nomura, Japan’s biggest brokerage, has announced plans to raise up to ¥302bn (£2.19bn) in new capital to shore up a balance sheet weakened by losses from the financial turmoil.
Tuesday 06 January 2009
A photographer who caught on film an armed robbery suspect as the man fled before being shot by police in the US said today that he feared being held hostage.
Friday 26 December 2008
Sunday 14 December 2008
Leading Japanese companies are understood to be eyeing a minority stake in Fording Canadian Coal Trust, the miner on which Vancouver-based Teck Cominco spent $14bn (£9bn) just this summer.
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