Category Archives: Toyota

Blockchain: key for cybersecurity at self-driving cars – Mark Schaub

Self-driving cars are going to change our life beyond recognition. But there is a lot of work to be done on cybersecurity to let them drive safely, says Shanghai-based lawyer Mark Schaub at the China Law Insight.  a sector in which major car manufacturers such as Audi, Daimler, Toyota, BMW, Nissan, Volvo rub shoulders with new electric vehicle manufacturers such as Tesla and are also vying with established tech giants such as Google, Baidu, Apple, Samsung, Tencent and competing with new tech such as ride-hailing companies such as Didi and Uber?

Trump lets China help compete with Mexico – Jeffrey Towson

While analysts watch a potential trade shoot-out between the US and China, US president Trump might help China in other ways, for example helping them compete with Mexico, says Peking University professor Jeffrey Towson in the China Daily. Mexico has been winning from China in producing cars and autoparts, and abolishing NAFTA might change that.

Chinese brands going global – Shaun Rein

Chinese brands are slowly going global, forced by a relative slowdown in their own country. But any progress is going to be a long-term one, warns business analyst Shaun Rein at the BBC. But they will enter the life of European and US consumers.

US: distracted from the China-Japan struggle – James Farrer

The attention of the US is unfortunately drawn to the middle-east, as the Gordian knot of territorial claims of China and Japan continue to hamper international relations, writes Tokyo-based scholar James Farrer in Policy Innovations.

China lesson for Obama: tax the rich – Shaun Rein

Income inequality in the USA is larger than in China and Iran, says a report from the CIA, even though China has a huge income divide too. But one part it has done better than the USA: it taxed the rich, where the money is, not the poor, says business analyst Shaun Rein in Forbes.

The new global consumer: Chinese – Tricia Wang

Researcher Tricia Wang sends us through her websitea telling advertisement from Guangzhou depicting the new global consumer: a Chinese couple, served by a while male. “The entire global economy right now depends on the Chinese elite and middle-class to spend.”

Why China keeps on building – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein takes on China-bull James Chanos in CNBC and explains why China keeps on investing in infrastructure and why he is underestimating the current growth of wages.

Trade under threat of Fukushima fallout – Shaun Rein

Toyota SUV in trouble via Wikipedia The effects on trade between Japan and China cause by the Fukushima nuclear disaster is bigger than expected, warns Shaun Rein at CNBC, as Chinese consumers…