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Abhirup Roy
Tesla's charging network is widely viewed as a signature achievement for the EV maker and a key driver of its sales. Tesla Superchargers account for more than 60% of U.S. high-speed charging ports, federal statistics show.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 16, 2024
The inside story of Elon Musk’s mass firings of Tesla Supercharger staff
Former charging chief met Musk expecting the go-ahead for a massive expansion of the charging network, but ended up getting fired along with her 500-member team.
A Tesla Model 3 vehicle drives using FSD (Full Self-Driving) in Encinitas, California, in October.
BUSINESS / Companies / ANALYSIS
Apr 6, 2024
Tesla's bet on robotaxis is a long way from paying off
A greater emphasis on robotaxis comes with more risk for Tesla due to the complexity of the technology involved, analysts said.
Toyota's hybrid RAV4 Prime at an auto show in Los Angeles in 2019
BUSINESS
Feb 2, 2024
Toyota to outshine rivals as more consumers opt for hybrids amid EV slowdown
Toyota is expected to offer an upbeat outlook when it reports its earnings on Tuesday, helped by its heavy reliance on hybrids.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 25, 2021
Princes to paupers: India salespeople face ruin as tycoon Mukesh Ambani targets mom-and-pop stores
Up and down India, the small stores that account for four-fifths of a near-$900 billion retail market are increasingly turning to JioMart, an app created by Reliance Industries.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 4, 2020
Fortune or foresight? AstraZeneca and Oxford's stories clash on COVID-19 vaccine
The two partners have given conflicting accounts of how they came upon the most effective dosing pattern for their COVID-19 vaccine.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
May 26, 2020
More patients than beds in Mumbai as India faces surge in coronavirus cases
India's booming private hospitals have taken some of the strain off the underfunded public health network, but even private facilities are at risk of being overrun.

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Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
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