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Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that the results from the Phase III SELECT trial of lenvatinib mesylate (lenvatinib), a novel investigative anticancer agent for patients with progressive radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid canc...
Fujitsu today announced the release of a new version of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution PLEMIA Concurrent Design Manager, which includes enhanced features for distributed design at sites in and outside Japan. The new version will be available from February 12. PLEMIA Concurrent...
Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed to work together to help accelerate the development of hydrogen station infrastructure for fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). Specific measures to be undertaken by the three manufacturers will be determined...
Showa Denko (SDK) (Tokyo:4004) decided to establish a new production site for thermosetting bulk molding compound (BMC) in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China, jointly with Eternal Materials Co., Ltd., a synthetic resin manufacturer based in Taiwan. SDK Group aims to strengthen its BMC b...
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced it would begin sales of the all-new JADE at dealerships across Japan on February 13, 2015. The all-new JADE is a 6-seat passenger vehicle that features powerful and high-quality driving performance, while realizing minivan-class occupant comfort an...
Starting in early March Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will progressively launch three new series of air-conditioners for residential use, 17 models in all, into the Japanese market. The top-of-the-line SS Series will consist of 6 models featuring an outstanding annual perform...
- 2.0 liter direct injection VTEC TURBO engine and aerodynamic performance deliver class-best top speed of 270km/h (167mph)(1)- Unique vents, grilles, spoilers and skirts contribute to enhanced downforce and minimized drag- All-new Honda Civic Type R in Championship White will make glo...
Honda Taiwan Co., Ltd., Honda's motorcycle sales subsidiary in Taiwan, formally announced its decision to re-enter Taiwan's continuously growing large-sized motorcycle market, in Spring 2015.
Showa Denko (SDK) (Tokyo:4004) has concluded a business alliance agreement with KBR, Inc., an engineering company headquartered in Texas, to cooperatively market SDK's proprietary technologies to produce acetic acid and its derivatives (acetyls).
P.T. Indonesia Chemical Alumina (ICA), a joint corporation owned by Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) (Tokyo:4004) and PT ANTAM (Persero) Tbk (ANTAM), of Indonesia, has started commercial operation of its new chemical alumina plant established in the Tayan District, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it has delivered commercial versions of high-capacity base station equipment that support the LTE-Advanced next-generation communications system to NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO). In February 2013, NEC was one of the vendors selected by ...
On March 1 (Sun) the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum will launch its newly renovated "Ocean" zone, an area dedicated to introducing advanced technologies relating to the earth's oceans. In its new configuration the zone will display items in a way that enables visitors to expe...
A consortium of ten companies led by Hitachi Zosen Corporation has been awarded the bid to develop the "Iwafune Offshore Wind Farm Project" in Murakami City, Niigata prefecture. The award is the result of a public bidding held by Murakami City's project promotion committee, chaired by ...
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it successfully completed an outdoor-commercial-environment verification of its Advanced C-RAN, a network that efficiently increases radio capacity and transmission speed, especially in ...
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / "Hitachi") today announced that its North American sales company for power transmission and distribution equipment, Hitachi HVB, Inc. ("HVB" / Headquarters: USA), has received an order of five transformers from Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA(1)), an Oklahoma...
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) today announced its sales and financial results for the first nine months of the 2014 fiscal year (FY2014 3Q) ending March 31, 2015 along with full-year forecast revisions.
DENSO Corporation today announced its third quarter global financial results for the nine months ending Dec. 31, 2014:
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the global launch of a new Logistics Visualization System that is capable of quickly and easily confirming the location and inventory of cargo and unifying the logistical management of orders. Shipment of the system will commence in Apri...
DENSO Corporation today announced that its board of directors has approved plans to voluntarily adopt the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The first document to use IFRS, in place of Japanese accounting standards, will be the consolidated financial statements in DENS...
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has again demonstrated the high reliability of its GAC-series gas turbine with a commercial unit surpassing 8,000 hours of cumulative operating time in a Japanese gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation system. Orders for the com...
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Systems Business (Thailand) Ltd. today announced their joint development of an education support system for the Kingdom of Thailand's Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Primary and Secondary Schools. The full-scale operation of this system will commence ...
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with State Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo of Uzbekistan under which the two firms will collaborate in the area of power plant operation and maintenance (O&M). The MOU calls for MHPS to pro...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that the Phase II part of a Phase I/II clinical trial (Study 205) of its in-house developed anticancer agent lenvatinib mesylate (lenvatinib) in unresectable advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma has...
Lexus International today announced the finalists for the third Lexus Design Award, an international competition established with the aim of supporting young up-and-coming creators. A total of 1,171 entries from 72 countries on the theme of "Senses" were judged by a panel of world-reno...
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it will begin offering "docomo Hikari," a superfast optical-fiber broadband service, combined with "docomo Hikari Pack" bundled discounts with mobile subscribers. The launch date is targ...
Using a "Camry" hybrid prototype and a fuel cell bus, Toyota Motor Corporation will bring a brand new technology to the streets of Japan for testing this year. The tests will evaluate the performance of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, which could lead to significant efficie...
- Honda to unveil flagship performance models with world premiere of production Civic Type R and European premiere of NSX- Production models of all-new Jazz and HR-V to be unveiled, as well as first showing in Europe of FCV Concept fuel cell vehicle- 2015 McLaren-Honda F1 racer showcas...
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a technology that, in the event of a cloud network failure, enables even non-experts to identify the impact of that failure on virtual systems - within 10 seconds. Up until now, when there were network failures, networking...
Global automotive supplier DENSO is expanding DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee for the production of gasoline direct injection products. The investment will be $85 million and the expansion area will be 20,800 square meter. The production is planned to start in July 2016. This expa...
Toyota Motor Corporation announces its production, domestic sales, and export results for December 2014 and for CY2014, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., and Hino Motors, Ltd.
Fujitsu today announced plans to construct new annexes at its Tatebayashi System Center and Akashi System Center, its main data centers in Japan, to serve as the core facilities for accelerating its IoT and cloud businesses. Construction will steadily move forward starting this month, ...
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the provision of its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) cloud service, Obbligato for SaaS, to one of Thailand's leading auto part and machine tool manufacturing companies, CLP Engineering Co., Ltd. (CLP Engineering).
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") and Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President: Takashi Nagamachi, "Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals") announced today that LIVAMIN Oral Granules (granules of isoleucine, leucine and valine, brand name i...
Toyota Motor Corporation today launched the redesigned "Alphard" and "Vellfire" minivans through dealers across Japan.
JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, today announced that China Construction Bank (CCB), a major commercial bank in China, is launching Japan Traveling Credit Card with JCBI targeting Chinese who travel to Japan. CCB will start issuing the...
JCB International Co., Ltd (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, announced that card complete Service Bank AG (card complete) has agreed to start issuing the first JCB card in Austria.
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has been listed in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) Index, a global ranking by Canada-based media and investment advisory company, Corporate Knights, Inc....
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ), KORG Inc. (KORG), Saidera Paradiso Ltd. (Saidera Paradiso) and Sony Corporation (Sony) today announced that they will conduct open technological experiment of live-streaming using the high-resolution digital audio format "Direct Streaming Digital (...
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) one of the country's leading automotive manufacturer and distributor recently announced that it has formed an independent Executive Advisory Council (EAC) which will serve as a consultative advisory body to its Board of Directors. The es...
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. have announced the development of the industry's first technology for identifying users vulnerable to cyber attacks based on the ways they use their computers, such as their e-mail and web activities. This will make it possible to implement...