Posts Tagged ‘Toyota Motor Corp’

The carmaker should stop being a venture capitalist

By Anjani Trivedi / BLOOMBERG
The world’s largest automaker is flinging big bets around in the hope that something sticks. It might be better off doing ...

Grab pulls in RM8.2b to finance ride-hailing battle

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s Grab raised US$1 billion (RM4.1 billion) from financial investors on top of the US$1 billion it secured from ...

Tokyo prosecutors indict Kobe Steel over false data

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Tokyo prosecutors indicted Kobe Steel Ltd over the faked data crisis that rocked Japan’s manufacturing industry last year. The ...

Tesla Model X 6% cheaper in China after duty cut

By BLOOMBERG
BEIJING • A day after China delivered on its promise to cut auto import tariffs, Tesla Inc lowered prices in the country by about 6%, ...

Carmakers get relief in crosshairs of China, US trade spat

Xi says China will ‘significantly lower car import tariffs’ and ‘sincerely hopes to boost imports’
By BLOOMBERG BEIJING • Carmakers ...

Nissan aims to triple Datsun sales with new markets

By BLOOMBERG
KARACHI • Nissan Motor Co is looking to triple sales of its low-cost Datsun vehicles by 2022 as the Japanese carmaker seeks to revive an ...

Toyota, Suzuki agree on sales alliance in India

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp agreed to sell each other’s hybrid cars and other vehicles in India, deepening an alliance ...
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A Lexus Yacht: Carmaker’s Pursuit of Pizzazz to Catch Mercedes

For Lexus, taking to the water is less about selling big, beautiful boats — the market is tiny — than it is about adding lustre to a brand that’s lost some ...
oyota Motor Corp president Akio Toyoda

This is the Reason Why Toyota Won’t Unlock Japan’s Inflation

In the spring negotiations now underway, the big manufacturers and their unions set the tone
By YOSHIAKI NOHARA At a New Year’s party, Japanese Prime ...

VW predicts clean diesel comeback

Diverging views of the world’s 2 largest automakers, Toyota and VW, reflects the uncertainty over the future of diesel
By ...
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Toyota adds RM11b to software push for self-driving cars

CHICAGO • Toyota Motor Corp plans to spend US$2.8 billion (RM10.95 billion) to make sure its system for writing the software for self-driving cars will be ...

Toyota readies cheaper electric motor by halving rare earth use

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Toyota Motor Corp is readying electric motors that include as much as 50% less in rare earths amid concern of a supply crunch as ...