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Grab raises US$150 mil from Yamaha

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): Grab is attracting more global backers after the ride-hailing service defeated Uber Technologies Inc. in Southeast Asia. A motorcycle maker has become the latest investor.

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By plowing millions into Uber, Toyota eyes the future of cars

(Sept 27): Toyota Motor Corp, Asia’s biggest carmaker, is preparing for a potential future where people don’t buy cars.


Ride-hailing giant Grab expects to double revenue in 2019

(Sept 6): Singapore’s Grab outlined ambitious fundraising plans and predicted that sales will double next year, adding to evidence that Southeast Asia’s most valuable startup is expanding well beyo

Japan's Kobe Steel feels the heat for data falsification

(Oct 10): Kobe Steel unleashed an industrial scandal that reverberated across Asia’s second-largest economy after saying its staff falsified data related to strength and durability of some aluminum

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Shell and Toyota partner on California fueling stations for hydrogen cars

MICHIGAN/TOKYO/CHICAGO (Feb 21): Royal Dutch Shell Plc will build seven fueling stations for hydrogen cars in California through a partnership with Toyota Motor Corp., laying down their latest bet


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Trump hits Toyota in latest broadside against carmakers and Mexico

WASHINGTON (Jan 6): US President-elect Donald Trump targeted Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday, threatening to impose a hefty fee on the world's largest automaker if it builds its Corolla cars for the

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