MONET Technologies was established last February as a joint venture between SoftBank and Toyota to address three business domains: (1) on-demand mobility services; (2) data-analysis services; (3) autonomous vehicle mobility services (which they’re calling “Autono-MaaS,” with the “MaaS” being “Mobility as a Service”).
#Daihatsu #Mazda #Subaru
Monet Technologies Corp., the 8-month-old joint venture between Softbank and Toyota to develop autonomous ride-hailing and delivery services, has signed up five more Japanese carmakers.
#Suzuki #Mitsubishi #Subaru
The North American Automotive OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index (WRI) has been conducted 19 times, and during this period of time Toyota and Honda have dominated when it comes to being thought by Tier 1 suppliers as being the best customers overall.
#Nissan #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Ford
Relations between North American carmakers and their suppliers need plenty of improvement to cope with “exponential” competitive pressure ahead, according to Plante Moran LLC’s annual Working Relation Index.
#Ford #Toyota #Fiat
Toyota Motor Corp. and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. are forming a strategic partnership in which CATL will begin next year to supply batteries for Toyota electric vehicles made in China.
#BYD #Nissan #Toyota
In a strongly worded letter to President Donald Trump, 17 major carmakers implore him to compromise with California on a “midway” solution to vehicle emissions and fuel economy rules.
#Ford #Toyota #GeneralMotors
Anyone can see the looming changes facing global automakers who are grappling with new technologies, stricter emissions standards, and apps that are turning car buyers into renters (or simply riders). Automobiles are increasingly becoming connected, electrified, and autonomous supercomputers on wheels.
#Jaguar #Mobileye #Aptiv