Reed Stevenson

Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Toyota Adds Suzuki, Daihatsu to Commercial EV, Autonomous Push

Toyota The Suzuki Motor Corp. logo on the steering wheel of the Solio Bandit vehicle. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg News)

Suzuki Motor Corp. and Daihatsu Motor Co. are investing in a Toyota Motor Corp. entity to bring electrification and autonomous driving to commercial vehicles, deepening ties between the automakers.

Reed Stevenson | Bloomberg News
July 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Toyota’s 2020 Forecast Nudges It Closer to Volkswagen

Hino The front of a Hino truck, a Toyota subsidiary. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Toyota Motor Corp. is forecasting sales of 10.77 million vehicles worldwide during 2020, nudging it closer to No. 1 automaker Volkswagen AG.

Reed Stevenson | Bloomberg News
December 17, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Enlists Delivery Startups to Help Expand Shipment Volume

Jim Young/Bloomberg News’s ever-expanding retail empire is going to need more workers and vehicles to get millions of packages to shoppers’ doors. To do so, the web retailer is encouraging people to start their own delivery businesses.

Reed Stevenson | Bloomberg News
June 28, 2018