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Toyota creates $100 million venture fund for tech startups


by Lummi Photography Toyota Research Institute is investing $ 100 million to start a venture capital fund for technology startups. The fund, called Toyota AI Ventures, will focus on AI, robotics, and other technologies. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Former FBI boss expected to leave role at Takata fund to head U.S. election probe


by CarSpotter Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was named in April to lead a compensation fund for automakers and people harmed by faulty Takata airbags, was appointed special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential… … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

How to fund road upgrades for self-driving cars


by starshaped Congress should initially tax automated-vehicle travel at a penny per mile to help fund necessary infrastructure improvements, a leading think tank suggests. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Hedge fund nominates 3 directors to GM board


by Benoit cars David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital hedge fund nominated three independent candidates to General Motors’ board. Greenlight wants GM management to split the company’s common stock into two classes. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed