Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quake

Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quakeToyota Motor Corp said on Monday its transmission factory in northern Japan was preparing to resume production some time during the night shift starting at 8:30 p.m. (1130 GMT), after a powerful quake halted work last week. The shutdown of the transmissions factory in Tomakomai on the island of Hokkaido halted production at 16 of Toyota’s 18 domestic assembly plants on Monday. Toyota said it would decide in the next few hours on production plans for Tuesday.


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Toyota will invest $500 million in Uber in deal to put self-driving cars on the road

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Toyota Invests $500 Million in Uber to Get Self-Driving Cars on the Road

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Toyota pours $500 mn into driverless car tieup with Uber

Toyota pours $500 mn into driverless car tieup with UberToyota will pump about $500 million into Uber as part of a deal to work together on mass-producing self-driving vehicles, the Japanese car giant said on Tuesday. The deal, which reportedly values Uber at about $72 billion, aims at “advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale,” Toyota said in a statement. Technology from both companies will be integrated into purpose-built Toyota vehicles and deployed on Uber’s ride-sharing platform, with the first pilot rollout set for 2021.


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