Nissan Motor trims presence in Europe focuses on US, Japan, China

On Friday, in a report Japanese news daily Yomiuri said, Nissan Motor plans on further cutting down its presence in the European car market; it plans on outsourcing the sales and manufacturing of its cars to Renault, its alliance partner. The move, part of its global turnaround plan, essentially reverses former chairman, Carlos Ghosn’s strategy…

Ride hailing service provider Bolt to invest $118M in European e-scooter market in 2021

On Thursday, Estonia-based ride-hailing service provider Bolt stated, it has decided to invest $118 million in 2021 and has set a goal to become the biggest e-scooter rental company in Europe. The development comes at a time when cab services have been severely affected by the coronavirus-induced COVID19 pandemic. As part of this strategy Bolt…

Logitech reports 13.6% rise in sales during fourth quarter with work from home boosting demand

On Tuesday, Logitech International reported a rise of 13.6% in fourth-quarter sales. The development comes at a time when more people are working from home due to the coronavirus crisis. Logitech has rpeorted a fourth-quarter sales of $709.2 million, up from $624.3 million a year ago. Non-GAAP operating income rose 23.3% to $79 million in…

U.S. engineering & design firm Silk EV enters MOU with China’s FAW to produce Hongqi branded sports cars

On Monday, Silk EV, a little-known U.S.-based engineering and design firm disclosed it plans on investing $1.41 billion (10 billion yuan) in order to make sports cars with China’s FAW Group under the Hongqi brand, the brand of choice for China’s late revolutionary leader Chairman Mao Zedong. Silk EV has signed a memorandum of understanding…

Hackers selling Chinese customer data related to banking & insurance sector: China’s banking and insurance regulator

On Wednesday, China’s banking and insurance regulator stated, it had detected sales of customer data from the insurance and banking sector by overseas criminals. It did not elaborate or specify how many individuals had been affected. During a briefing, Huang Hong, the vice chairman of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission said, the data…