Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp to invest $300 million in Ola

The development assumes significance as it marks Hyundai’s forray into fleet vehicles. In a move aimed at helping Indian ride-hailing platform Ola catch up, South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp stated, they will invest a combined total of $300 million in Ola. The move follows the $275 million that the pair…

Boeing Shares Rise As Reports Claim FAA Set To Certify 737 Max Software Fix In 10 Days

Following media reports that the United States based aircraft manufacturer Boeing was set to issue a software upgrade for its 737 Max aircraft in 10 days resulted in an increase in the shares of the plane manufacturer. It is expected that the planned changes to its anti-stall software for its 737 Max aircraft of Boeing…

Britain Allocates Funds For Its Next Super Computer

A super computer that would have the processing power of 10,000 trillion calculations every second would be built at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, Britain, after the varsity secured a funding of $104 million last week for the project. The announcement of the funding was made by Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond…

Streamlining decision-making, focus of Renault-Nissan alliance: Jean-Dominique Senard

Japan’s Nissan and France’s Renault have agreed to strategically retool the alliance so as to put themselves on a more equal footing. In an interview to Le Figaro, Renault’s chairman Jean-Dominique Senard drew attention to the fact that Renault and Nissan must streamline decision-making; he also mentioned that boosting the companies’ cross-shareholding is not currently…

Pilot training, software update being finalized for Boeing 737-8

Boeing updates target the 737-8’s flight control system, which is also known as MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System). Following two fatal crashes in the last 5 months, Boeing Co stated, it was finalizing the development of a software upgrade and a revision of pilot training for its 737 MAX. The updates target the aircraft’s flight…