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/ Mar 13, 2017

Toyota to offer smaller pay-scale hike of ¥1,300

Toyota Motor Corp. and its labor union effectively agreed Sunday on a pay-scale hike of ¥1,300 per month in this year’s shunto wage negotiations. The deal means the leading automaker, which is regarded as a pacesetter in shunto negotiations, will offer a base wage ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

Toshiba may ask banks to review loan terms

Toshiba Corp. is considering asking its creditor banks to review loan terms, including the possible scrapping of a covenant requiring loan repayments in case of falls in credit ratings, according to informed sources. By changing the loan terms, the struggling electronics and machinery maker ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

Toyota, Suzuki chiefs talk business with Modi

Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda and Suzuki Motor Corp. Chairman Osamu Suzuki met Thursday with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talks on their business operations in that country, local media reported. After the meeting, the Indian prime minister’s office said in a ...

Hitachi develops technology to use bamboo as fuel

/ Mar 9, 2017

Hitachi develops technology to use bamboo as fuel

Hitachi Ltd. said Thursday it has developed a technology to utilize bamboo as fuel for boilers and biomass power generation. The new technology is expected to address a situation in which unused bamboo forests have been increasing due to decreased bamboo demand, a problem ...