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/ Oct 18, 2017

EU air safety body urges halt to use of Kobe Steel products

The European Aviation Safety Agency has recommended that companies suspend use of Kobe Steel products when possible. The recommendation on the agency's website follows the company's admission that it has faked inspections data on products sold to hundreds of companies. The agency said companies should thoroughly ...

U.S. looking to Japan for help in boosting LNG exports to Asia

Oct 18, 2017

U.S. looking to Japan for help in boosting LNG exports to Asia

The United States is keen to work with Japan in expanding exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas in Asia, and hopes for more Japanese investment in American natural gas infrastructure, a senior Department of Energy official said Wednesday. Trade and industry minister Hiroshige Seko announced ...

Electric jet startup could become 'Uber in the sky'

Oct 18, 2017

Electric jet startup could become 'Uber in the sky'

Eviation Aircraft chief executive Omer Bar-Yohay pictures a day not too far away when summoning a bargain plane ride with a smartphone will be as easy as hailing Uber. The Israel-based startup working on a self-piloting, electric aircraft was at the WSJD Live conference here ...

Lexus 'evaluating' partnership with Weinstein Co.

Oct 18, 2017

Lexus 'evaluating' partnership with Weinstein Co.

Toyota Motor Corp.'s Lexus unit said on Tuesday it is evaluating its partnership with film and TV production firm The Weinstein Company after allegations that co-founder Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women. Lexus, Toyota's luxury brand, is a sponsor of reality ...