Toyota’s EV struggle
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UK staffers fired by Twitter claim their dismissals were conducted unlawfully, BioNTech has agreed to buy UK artificial intelligence start-up InstaDeep, and Toyota is confronting an “unprecedented” challenge to revive its electric vehicle sales. Plus, the FT’s Tom Wilson chats about the challenges facing Shell’s new chief executive, Wael Sawan.
Mentioned in this podcast:
Twitter hit with legal challenge from former UK staff
Toyota leasing unit warns of ‘unprecedented’ challenge to boost EV sales
BioNTech buys UK AI start-up InstaDeep in £562mn deal
Wael Sawan, the Shell lifer taking helm to navigate energy transition
Virgin Orbit shares sink after rocket ‘anomaly’
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