Toyota’s sales chief Jack Hollis talks baseball, EV demand and 2023 challenges

Jack Hollis is executive vice president of sales at Toyota but he often uses the title “team captain.” The 56-year-old rose up through the ranks of the automaker after an injury forced him to quit his minor league baseball career in the Cincinnati Reds organization. He had gone to Stanford on a baseball scholarship and … Read more

Officials from Netherlands, Japan in Washington for chip talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Officials from the Netherlands and Japan were in Washington on Friday discussing a wide range of issues including restricting exports of semiconductor manufacturing equipment to China. White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan was leading the discussions. John Kirby, the White House national security spokesperson, said the officials were talking about issues … Read more

Russian billionaire’s role in Moscow-Kiev talks reduced – WSJ — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Roman Abramovich remains a mediator between the two warring countries, the news outlet claims Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has seen his role as mediator between Moscow and Kiev reduced to negotiating prisoner exchanges and facilitating the so-called ‘grain deal’, the Wall Street Journal claimed on Thursday. The businessman, who previously chose to personally participate in … Read more

Thailand, EU look to resume free trade talks by March

Thailand and the European Union plan to re-launch free trade talks by the first quarter of 2023. (File photo: Bangkok Post) Thailand and the European Union (EU) have agreed to restart negotiations over a free trade agreement, officials said on Thursday, nearly a decade after talks were stalled by a military coup in the Southeast … Read more

Exclusive! “I don’t know what I have done to deserve this much love”, Samridhi Shukla aka Saavi from Saavi ki Savari talks about her role and fans’ reaction to it

Exclusive! “I don’t know what I have done to deserve this much love”, Samridhi Shukla aka Saavi from Saavi ki Savari talks about

MUMBAI: Saavi Ki Sawari is one of the newly launched shows of Colors TV, which has started catering a lot to audience’s attention. It symbolizes women empowerment as the lead actress Samridhi Shukla aka Saavi rides an auto rickshaw for the welfare of the house and for her family. ALSO READ: Exclusive! Nityam aka Farmaan … Read more

Apollo and Marcelo Claure in talks over buyout of LatAm telco Millicom

Buyout group Apollo Global Management and former SoftBank executive Marcelo Claure are in talks with Millicom International Cellular about a deal to acquire the Latin American telecoms company. Luxembourg-based Millicom confirmed the talks in a statement on Wednesday, after the Financial Times first reported that Apollo and Claure had partnered for a potential deal. Millicom … Read more

BYD in talks to buy Ford Focus factory in Germany

Ford will hold talks with Chinese giant BYD next week concerning a sale of the American firm’s factory in Saarlouis, Germany, a report has claimed. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal reported that discussions are in a preliminary stage and might still fall through. As such, the terms of a potential deal – such … Read more

RFU to resume UEFA reintegration talks — RT Sport News

Russian football teams have been suspended from European competition since last February The Russian Football Union (RFU) will hold further talks with UEFA in February regarding the reinstatement of Russia’s club and national sides in European competitions, the RFU press office said in a statement on Tuesday. UEFA joined FIFA last year in imposing a … Read more

House Republicans locked out of debt limit talks

Democrats are digging in on their refusal to negotiate with House Republicans on cutting spending in exchange for raising the $31.4 trillion debt limit. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer of New York said there was simply nothing to negotiate, despite some fellow Democrats questioning the wisdom of that strategy.  “Brinksmanship, hostage taking, defaulting on … Read more