River Davis and Tsuyoshi Inajima

Government, Business, Technology

American Father-Son Duo Sentenced for Helping Carlos Ghosn Escape

Ghosn Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan chief executive officer. (Hasan Shaaban/Bloomberg News)

The father and son who smuggled Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a large musical-equipment case were sentenced to time in prison for their role in helping Nissan Motor Co.’s former chairman flee trial in 2019.

July 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Toyota Tech Arm Plans Self-Driving Acquisition Spree

Toyota Motor Corp. e-Palette vehicles at the Olympic village in Tokyo Toyota Motor Corp. e-Palette vehicles at the Olympic village in Tokyo. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg News)

Toyota Motor Corp.’s software and technology arm plans to embark on an ambitious hiring and acquisition spree as automakers globally jostle for pole position in the race to develop smart cars that will one day drive themselves.

July 14, 2021