mitsubishi News of 09/25/20
UAE Successfully Launches Mars Probe Aboard Japanese H-IIA Rocket
The United Arab Emirates has succeeded with the initial stage of its first ever Mars mission, thanks to the launch of an H-IIA rocket built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan on Sunday. The rocket carried the ...
Maniv Mobility General Partner Olaf Sakkers Is Coming To TC Sessions: Mobility
In case you haven’t heard, TC Sessions: Mobility is back for second year. This one-day event, which will be held May 14 in San Jose, promises to feature some of best and brightest engineers, policymakers, investors, entrepreneurs and ...
W(Hy)TF Are Japan And South Korea In A Trade War?
Another week, another trade war. And unlike most trade wars these days , this one didn’t originate from the confines of the Rose Garden with the Marine One whirlybird in the background. No, like any Ice Bucket Challenge-worthy meme, others are ...
With Global Ambitions, VC Firm Maniv Mobility Raises $100 Million From Automakers, Suppliers
What started as an accident has turning into a venture firm with a global reach and backing from a some of the biggest corporations in the automotive and transportation industries. Maniv Mobility, the Israel-based venture capitalist firm, said ...
Symphony, A Messaging App That’S Been A Hit With Wall Street, Raises $165m At A $1.4b Valuation
Slack’s rapid rise and upcoming IPO are clear signs of the ripe opportunity to be had in the field of enterprise messaging. Today, a startup that’s built a messaging product specifically for the financial services vertical is also ...
Amazon Leads $700m Round In Electric Automaker Rivian
Rivian, the electric automaker that debuted its first two vehicles just three months ago, has raised $700 million in a round led by Amazon . The news follows a report earlier this week by Reuters that GM and Amazon were in talks to invest in the ...
An Inside Look At Rivian’S EV Ambitions From AI Batteries To Electric Jet Skis
For a CEO who insists his electric vehicle startup doesn’t want to be Tesla, Rivian founder RJ Scaringe can sound a lot like Elon Musk. Just weeks before unveiling Rivian’s first vehicles — an all-electric pickup and a seven-seater SUV — ...
Rivian Debuts An Electric Pickup And SUV Designed To Look Good While Getting Dirty
Rivian has kept a relatively low profile since the automotive startup with Midwestern roots launched in 2009. Those days are over. CEO and founder RJ Scaringe unveiled two all-electric vehicles this week at the LA Auto Show that boast some ...