Thursday, November 26, 2015
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1.6 million vehicles for defective air bags supplied by embattled Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.
Employees at crisis-hit Takata, which was fined earlier this month in the United States for providing inaccurate information on airbag safety devices, warned of evasive practices as early as 2000, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Hewlett-Packard went out with a whimper Tuesday, as the venerable computer-maker issued its final quarterly earnings report as a unified tech conglomerate, showing another drop in sales for most of its business divisions.
Asian stock markets retreated Wednesday, with airlines taking a hit as dealers fret over increased geopolitical tensions following the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey.
The yen and euro got a boost Wednesday as the Turkish downing of a Russian fighter jet sent investors into safer assets on fears about the broader implications of the incident.
Oil prices turned higher in Asia Wednesday as diplomats tried to ease geopolitical tensions sparked by Turkey's shooting down of a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border.
Tesla on Tuesday began taking orders for its Model X electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with a starting price of US$80,000.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, mainly because of a less severe slowdown in businesses stockpiling.
The National Communications Commission (NCC, 國家通訊傳播委員會) said it would consider holding a hearing to examine the purchase of a majority stake in Taiwan's largest privately owned broadcaster, Eastern Broadcasting Company (EBC, 東森電視) by Dan Mintz, head of DMG Entertainment.
The increasing occurrence of terrorist attacks should have limited impact on the global aviation market, according to EVA Airways, one of Taiwan's leading international carriers.