This month's snapshot of industry news includes highlights from Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota. We hope you find the information useful.

The Automotive Landscape

Toyota taking a cautious approach to expanding production
The company will re-evaluate plans to open a second facility in Mexico. 

Subaru pushes 2014 sales forecast to 500,000 vehicles
The automaker is the only brand in the U.S. to grow sales in each of the last six years.

Asian brands see August sales bump
Nissan had its best August in the U.S. ever; Honda and Toyota also see growth.

Getting Ahead

Honda Accord sales hit a 40-year high
The top-selling midsize sedan in the U.S. sets a new all-time sales record for the month of August.

Nissan North America reports 11.5 percent sales increase 
Sluggish Infinity sales don't hurt Nissan's overall numbers.

Toyota quietly offers peek at 2015 fuel cell car 
The vehicle's interior remains under wraps.

Future Cars

Honda shows off intelligent transportation tech at ITS World Congress
The Detroit event marks the first demonstration in the U.S. of the carmaker's automated driving technology.

Toyota unveils the car of the future
The concept car offers a look forward to the technology of tomorrow.

More athletic Madza2 hatchback unveiled 
The U.S. version will largely be manufactured at the new Mazda assembly plant in Mexico.