Britain cuts off funding to microchip factory after its sale to China’s Nexperia

In a report the Telegraph said, British ministers have cut off funding to Britain’s biggest microchip factory following its sale to a Chinese-owned technology company. UK Research and Investment (UKRI) has suspended funding to Newport Wafer Fab following government instructions after it was sold to China’s Nexperia. Earlier this month, when asked whether the sale…

Toyota acquires US map and driverless data provider Carmera

On Thursday Toyota Motor Corp’s research arm said, it had acquired US based map and driverless vehicles data provider Carmera. The acquisition underscores Toyota’s push to bulk up its self-driving arsenal as traditional automakers compete with tech giants in the emerging autonomous vehicles sector. The acquisition will provide Toyota access to real-time, high-definition maps and crowdsourced…

China’s Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd likely to spin-off ride hailing services worth around $1 billion-$1.5 billion

Didi Chuxing, which gained prominence in China after it bought Uber’s operation in China, is also diversifying in the food delivery services. According to several sources with direct knowledge of the matter at hand, China’s Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd, a ride hailing firm, aims to spin off its car services unit ahead of its…