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Toyota hybrid sales top 10 million worldwide

Feb 15, 2017

Toyota hybrid sales top 10 million worldwide

Toyota Motor Corp. said worldwide sales of its hybrid vehicles totaled 10,048,500 units as of the end of January, surpassing the 10-million-unit mark 20 years after the launch of its first such environmentally friendly vehicle. The automaker is aiming for cumulative sales of 15 ...

| Feb 14, 2017

Nikkei plunges on Flynn's ouster

Stocks turned sharply lower Tuesday, weighed down by the yen’s rise following the resignation of U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser. The Nikkei 225 average lost 220.17 points, or 1.13 percent, to finish at 19,238.98. On Monday, the key market gauge rose 80.22 ...

Under Hon Hai, Sharp looks to expand LCD operations

Feb 14, 2017

Under Hon Hai, Sharp looks to expand LCD operations

Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. is starting to focus on expanding its business operations, six months after coming under the umbrella of Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. In October-December last year, Sharp posted a group net profit of ¥4.2 billion, returning to the ...

Sears, Kmart pull Trump products from online stores

Feb 14, 2017

Sears, Kmart pull Trump products from online stores

Sears and Kmart have evicted “a very small number” of Trump-branded items from their online stores, but they haven’t specified how many and are emphasizing that hundreds of products are still available through their third-party online marketplaces. It’s another sign of how companies are ...

Dubai embraces high-tech travel with people-carrying drone

Feb 14, 2017

Dubai embraces high-tech travel with people-carrying drone

Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July. The arrival of the Chinese-made Ehang 184 — which has already had its flying debut over Dubai’s iconic, sail-shaped Burj al-Arab skyscraper ...