A Toyota Mirai car is seen during a presentation at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai. Reuters/File Photo
Two top Japanese automakers said they planned to tighten their belts in the years ahead to free up cash to develop electric cars and ride-sharing services, underscoring the hard task ahead as traditional automakers face a rapidly changing industry. Toyota Motor Corporation, the country’s top automaker,
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.
Toyota Motor Corp last month announced two deals in China that were small in size but large in strategic planning. The automaker said it would establish a green-tech research institute with Tsinghua University and provide state-owned BAIC Group’s Foton unit with fuel-cell technology for buses.
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation said they plan to establish a joint venture (JV) to develop “connected” services to be used in homes and urban development. Operating officer of Toyota Masayoshi Shirayanagi and Managing Executive Officer of Panasonic Makoto Kitano were present during a press conference in Tokyo on Thursday
For the second week in a row the U.S has recorded high jobless claims, increasing the fears of economic damage. The fear has pushed investors towards Gold and the price has jumped over 1% on Thursday.
Dubai Economy issued fines to nine pharmacies and two pharmaceuticals suppliers for inflating the prices of face masks and trying to take undue advantage of the high demand for hygiene essentials following the nationwide alert against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The total value of the UAE’s non-oil trade in the first half of 2019 increased to Dhs786 billion, a 3.3 per cent growth compared to Dhs760.5 billion in the first half of 2018, according to the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, FCSA.