December 15, 2021

Toyota says it will build record 800,000 vehicles in January

Toyota Motor Co said on Wednesday it planned to build 800,000 vehicles globally in January, a record for the month, as it ramps up production to make up for output lost to parts shortages. “We will continue to maintain our production forecast of the 9 […]
December 15, 2021

The green transition will lead to ‘structurally higher inflation,’ Principal Chief Strategist Seema Shah says

While much of the focus lately has been on the inflationary environment, some investors are preparing for environmental inflation caused by economies transitioning to green energy. With the earth’s climate on track to exceed an alarming 2 degrees of warming, governments and companies are under increasing pressure to […]
December 17, 2021

Intel to invest $7 billion in new plant in Malaysia, creating 9,000 jobs

Intel Corp will invest more than $7 billion to build a new chip-packaging and testing factory in Malaysia, Chief Executive Pat Gelsinger said on Thursday, expanding production in the country following a global shortage of semiconductors. The new advanced packaging facility in Malaysia is expected […]
December 17, 2021

Boeing wants to build its next airplane in the ‘metaverse’

In Boeing Co’s factory of the future, immersive 3-D engineering designs will be twinned with robots that speak to each other, while mechanics around the world will be linked by $3,500 HoloLens headsets made by Microsoft Corp. It is a snapshot of an ambitious new […]