Masayoshi Shirayanagi and Makoto Kitano at a press meet in Tokyo. Associated Press
Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corporation, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering.
Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening
Toyota Motor Corporation lowered its annual operating profit forecast while Honda Motor turned in a double-digit decline in quarterly earnings as a resurgent yen hurt two of Japan’s biggest automakers.
Japanese stocks ended higher in choppy trading on Wednesday after positive earnings from market bellwethers Toyota and Honda highlighted the improving outlook for the global economy. Toyota hiked profit forecast 54%, shrugged off global chip
The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and the Ministry of Culture and Youth have launched the Access Sharjah Challenge with an equity-free prize pool of $100,000 open to top startups from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) revealed the total number of passengers travelling to the UAE grew in August 2021 to over 2.5 million, compared to 814,000 in the same period of 2020, surging by 207 per cent.
Sheikh Hamdan said Dubai has been able to create an exceptionally safe platform for global and regional industry players to resume networking, sharing ideas and innovation and exploring partnerships.
The project also aims to increase operational efficiency and improve services for fishermen and providing cooled storage spaces and fish processing service, enabling them to better benefit from the fish-rich coasts of Mauritania.