Japan raises bar for green car subsidies with $30000 off hydrogen-run Toyotas

° The Japan Times ° Japan is about to raise the bar for governments subsidizing zero-emission cars , as it pledges incentives that may exceed $30,000 a vehicle for Toyota Motor Corp.'s first hydrogen-powered sedan. Rebates from the central and regional governments may top … ° Reuters ° The Malay Mail Online ° Tech Times ° °

Ireland has ‘no chance’ of deal on legacy bank debt, says senior German politician

° Irish Times ° Ireland has “no chance” of securing a deal on its legacy bank debt, one of the most influential figures in German politics has told The Irish Times. Joachim Pfeiffer, who is the economic policy spokesman for the parliamentary group of the ruling Christian … ° Irish Examiner ° °

Tullow keeps its eye on the prize despite setbacks

° Irish Times ° Another week, another dry well for Tullow Oil, which on Monday announced it is abandoning its Lupus-1 prospect off the coast of Norway. For two years, the company has had rotten luck with the drill bit, encountering a succession of duds stretching from the … ° Irish Independent ° Petro Global News ° Irish Examiner ° - °