Ford Motor’s long-time top lobbyist is departing from the automaker to join SoftBank Group, which is ramping up its Washington efforts, the companies stated on Friday. Ziad Ojakli, a Ford group vice president who is heading the Detroit automaker’s government relations strategy for 14 years and was a White House aide under President George W.
Indian ride-hailing company Ola, backed by Japan’s Softbank Group, is getting ready for a massive rollout of electrical cars by next year even as it runs trials on the practicality of the business model, CEO and co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal said. Ola will pilot thousands of electric vehicles in numerous Indian cities this year and, after
On the heels of its 32 billion USD takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings, SoftBank Corp creator Masayoshi Son is starting on another crazy concept: talking cars that can check out a driver’s emotions. The Japanese telecoms and internet corporation stated on Thursday it was coordinating with Honda Motor to look at methods of using