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Toyota planning ¥100 billion bond issue to focus on R&D

/ May 18, 2017

Toyota planning ¥100 billion bond issue to focus on R&D

Toyota Motor Corp. is mulling issuing up to ¥100 billion ($900 million) in bonds with maturities of up to 20 years to invest in developing next-generation car technologies, sources close to the matter said Thursday. Toyota plans to spend around ¥1.05 trillion on research ...

ANA eyes more Asian flights for Vanilla Air by fiscal 2020

/ May 18, 2017

ANA eyes more Asian flights for Vanilla Air by fiscal 2020

ANA Holdings is considering drastically expanding international flights on its low-cost carrier Vanilla Air, mainly on routes linking Japan with China and Southeast Asia, group officials have said. ANA Holdings aims to take the step by fiscal 2020, which includes the period of the ...

AIG names Hamilton's Brian Duperreault its seventh CEO since 2005

/ May 16, 2017

AIG names Hamilton's Brian Duperreault its seventh CEO since 2005

American International Group Inc. named Brian Duperreault, one of the most experienced managers in the property-casualty insurance industry, to be the company’s seventh chief executive officer since 2005 and improve results at the operation selling coverage to commercial clients. Duperreault, who spent time at ...

/ May 15, 2017

Maruti Suzuki cuts middlemen out of hiring temporary workers

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. has adopted a different model for hiring temporary workers at one of its plants, completely eliminating the role of middlemen, according to top company officials. The subsidiary of Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corp. and India’s largest carmaker is now hiring temporary ...