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Tokyo, Aug 29, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), IHI Corporation and the Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) concluded a three-way formal agreement today on their respective investments into a new commercial aero engine company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines, Ltd., to be launched on October 1. The new company will succeed to MHI's business in commercial aero engines under a company split action, as MHI previously announced on March 31 and August 28. To solidify its position as a partner company in joint international development programs in the commercial aero engine market - where continuous and robust growth is expected - the new company will focus on improving its financial base. It will also pursue enhanced competitive operation by improving productivity through the formation of a large-scale cooperative production. Spe... (more)

DOCOMO Ranked Highest in Business Customer Satisfaction for Sixth Consecutive Year

Tokyo, Aug 29, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that business customers in Japan are most satisfied with mobile phone or PHS services from DOCOMO - the sixth consecutive year the company has achieved this top ranking - according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2014 Japan Business Mobile Phone Service StudySM. The study, which was released yesterday, determines rankings based on customer satisfaction benchmarks in four categories: handset and service, troubleshooting, sales representatives, and co... (more)

Toyota Approved to Self-inspect and Manufacture Hydrogen Tanks for FCVs

Toyota City, Japan, Aug 29, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation has received approval from Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to self-inspect and manufacture high-pressure hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). This makes Toyota the first company to become a registered manufacturer of 70 MPa (700 bar) hydrogen tanks under Japan's High Pressure Gas Safety Act, revised in 1997 by METI. Toyota will now be able to increase the efficiency of the process of manufacturing safe high-pressure hydrogen tanks that ensure customer confidence. Under the... (more)

Hitachi Begins Joint Research with Three American Universities

Targeting Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors that can Reduce the Time Required for Decay in the Radioactivity of Waste Materials; Aiming for development of Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors that effectively use radioactive waste materials as fuel Tokyo, Aug 28, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that they have begun joint research with three American universities - the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Michigan (U-M), and the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) - aimed at using Transuranium Elements ... (more)

DENSO to Participate at 2014 ITS World Congress

Tokyo, Aug 28, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Global automotive supplier DENSO Corp. will exhibit a variety of technologies at the 2014 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, held at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, from September 7-11. To support DENSO's vision to have an accident-free and eco-friendly society, DENSO's exhibit theme is "Technology to keep people safe wherever they drive - Everyday Confidence, Extraordinary Safety." DENSO will showcase its technologies on Belle Isle in Detroit and on highway I-75 alongside the congress. DENSO will exhibit systems that are achiev... (more)