(Reuters) – In addition investing more than $25 billion in Didi, Uber, Ola, Grab and Cruise, SoftBank Group Corp and its investment arms have poured another $5 billion into eight companies involved in some aspect of transportation.
FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo
Among the startups that are part of SoftBank’s growing web:
– Chehaodua, a Chinese online vehicle retailer whose brand name is Guazi. Investment: $1.5 billion
– Manbang, a Chinese logistics group that merged with Huochebang (Full Truck Alliance). Investment: $1 billion.
– Nuro, a U.S. maker of automated delivery robots. Investment: $940 million.
– Auto1 Group, a German online auto retailer. Investment: $560 million.
– Cambridge Mobile Telematics, a U.S. provider of data analytics. Investment: $500 million.
– Zume Pizza, a U.S. developer of automated delivery vehicles. Investment: $375 million.
– Loggi, a Brazilian logistics firm. Investment: $111 million.
– Zhong An, a Chinese online insurance provider. Investment: $100 million.
Source: CB Insights
Reporting by Paul Lienert in Detroit and Heather Somerville in San Francisco; editing by Edward Tobin
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