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Toyota invests $500-million in Uber

Toyota is investing $500-million more in Uber, underscoring the Japanese car maker’s efforts to catch up on self-driving technology as General Motors and Waymo lead the race to upend transportation with autonomous vehicles.

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Electric buses go mainstream

Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD showed an early model. “Everyone was laughing at BYD for making a toy,” recalled

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UK’s Dyson to build electric car

Dyson, best known as a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, hand driers and air filters, will build an electric car by 2020, founder James Dyson said on Tuesday. The company is investing £1bn to develop the car, plus the

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Ethereum gets big corporate backers

An effort to transform how businesses work by using blockchain technology added new members from multiple industries as Toyota, Merck, State Street and other companies joined industry group the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

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