Toyota abandons electric vehicle tie-up with Tesla

/ Jun 3, 2017

Toyota abandons electric vehicle tie-up with Tesla

Toyota Motor Corp. has terminated its business and capital partnership with Tesla Inc. by selling its stake in the U.S. electric car maker, sources said Saturday. Toyota's decision suggests Japan's largest automaker sees no need to team up with Tesla on EV development because it ...

/ Nov 9, 2015

French PM says opposed to Renault, Nissan merger

Following a week of mounting tensions over the role of the state in automaker Renault, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday he is opposed to a full merger of Renault and Nissan, but wants to "preserve the alliance." "What we want is to preserve ...

/ Apr 7, 2015

Lawson, SG Holdings to offer new delivery service

Retailer Lawson Inc. and logistics company SG Holdings Co. are to begin a delivery service under a new alliance pitched at time-deprived workers and seniors. Lawson, a Tokyo-based convenience store operator, said Tuesday that it will take a 51 percent stake in the new company ...

Oct 21, 2014

KDDI, Gree team up for smartphone games

Major mobile phone carrier KDDI Corp. and mobile game site operator Gree Inc. said Tuesday they have formed a business alliance to support Japanese and overseas game developers. Under the collaboration, the two companies plan to release a new game developed by Tokyo-based Trifort Inc. ...

Apple, IBM put aside differences with landmark deal

/ Jul 16, 2014

Apple, IBM put aside differences with landmark deal

Apple Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. are putting aside a rivalry started at the dawn of the personal-computing era to get more businesses to embrace iPhones and iPads. The deal unveiled yesterday gives Apple access to an IBM sales force that will recommend Apple's ...