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Shirakawa Goyo Club, a food-processing company in Fukushima, has joined the list of entrepreneurial initiatives receiving support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation (MCDRF). This investment, of 50 million yen, complements loan support obtained from the Toho Bank...
Crystal Mover Services, Inc. (CMS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Miami, Florida, has concluded an agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) renewing and extending Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for the Aer...
Toyota Racing is the 2014 drivers' and manufacturers' World Champion after a successful conclusion to the FIA World Endurance Championship season in the Six Hours of Sao Paulo, at Interlagos.
Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Marketing Limited and Fujitsu Systems East Limited today announced the launch of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution PLEMIA EcoLink, a software package designed to support small- and medium-sized manufacturing companies in Japan streamline "green," or susta...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has established a holding company Eisai China Holdings Ltd. in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. Eisai China Holdings Ltd. is a subsidiary of Eisai Asia Regional Services Pte. Ltd. which is Eisai's ...
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today began sales of the all-new Grace hybrid sedan at dealerships across Japan.
Advics Co., Ltd., Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Denso Corporation, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will accelerate the consolidation of brake system engineering, manufacturing, and sales under the control of Advics to further strengthen the competitivenes...
Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will consolidate their joint diesel engine development and production under the control of TICO. The purpose of this decision is to strengthen the competitiveness of both companies by bringing the development and p...
Mitsubishi's Mirage hatch ES has been named the 'Best Micro Car' in the 2014 Australia's Best Car awards.
Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., its subsidiary Aisin AI Co., Ltd., and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will consolidate development and Japanese production of manual transmissions under Aisin AI.
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) will outline the advantages of its E-RAN solution for enabling mobile operators to quickly provide indoor services to large enterprises at Small Cells Americas 2014, from 1 to 3 December at the Fairmont Dallas in Dallas, Texas.
Honda Energy do Brasil Ltda. (Honda Energy), Honda's wind power generation business subsidiary in Brazil, today began operation of its wind power generation facility and held a ceremony to commemorate the start of its operation. The ceremony was attended by government officials and rep...
Starting next year, some of Toyota Motor Corporation's new models will feature a newly-developed adaptive high beam technology that enables more precise control of light distribution through independent LED control.
Starting next year, some of Toyota Motor Corporation's new models will be compatible with advanced vehicle-infrastructure cooperative systems that use a wireless frequency reserved for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). This compatibility will be offered as an option for the "Toyota ...
Next year, Toyota Motor Corporation will launch a newly-developed set of active safety technologies designed to help prevent or mitigate collisions across a wide range of vehicle speeds. These technologies will be offered in the form of two "Toyota Safety Sense" packages, to be launche...
Toyota Motor Corporation and nine other Toyota Group companies are aiming to register a new foundation next month that will aim to foster and support women working in the field of manufacturing in Japan.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and subsidiary Toyota Technical Development Corporation (TTDC) have agreed to reorganize TTDC on January 1, 2016, integrating TTDC's vehicle R&D business, which includes vehicle engineering, testing and prototype-building, along with approximately 5,0...
Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO:4004) has strengthened its system to support customers for high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC*) columns by introducing new equipment and expanding the relevant facility at the Kawasaki Plant.
Fujitsu Limited and Digital Process Ltd. today announce the release of FJVPS V15L15, a new version of FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution FJVPS (virtual product simulator from Fujitsu), which is a digital production-preparation tool for customers in the assembly manufacturing indus...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that its Brazil subsidiary Eisai Laboratorios Ltda. (Location: San Paulo, "Eisai Brazil") has launched the anticancer agent Halaven (eribulin mesylate) in the country. This marks the Eisai Group's first pr...
Fujitsu today announced that it has started providing its FUJITSU Intelligent Society Solution SPATIOWL, a cloud service that utilizes location information, to PT. Marga Utama Nusantara, a toll road management company in the Republic of Indonesia. The SPATIOWL probe traffic information...
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) is sponsoring the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) year-end singles championship, where 20 of the world's top ranked wheelchair tennis players compete from 26-30 November 2014 at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Cen...
On November 25th the CCCJ will hold a special afternoon conference dealing with current issues in Canadian Energy, with a focus on LNG to be attended by most of the major energy importers and suppliers in Japan. Full details are included in the program and at the following link to our ...
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that Kaoru Kenyoshi, Senior Standard Expert, NEC Europe Ltd. has been re-appointed to the Board of Directors of ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, during their 64th General Assembly held in Sophia Antipolis, Franc...
Lexus announces the display of the Lexus "LF-C2", a new open-air concept, at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show held from November 18 to 30.
Toyota Motor Corporation will hold a series of six1 classical-music concerts in cities throughout Japan between April 2 and April 12, 2015. The concerts will be given by the Toyota Master Players, Wien, a special 30-musician strong orchestra including principal musicians from the Vienn...
Konan University and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a prototype learning-support service. It runs on top of a place-based services platform(1) developed by Fujitsu Laboratories that enables people gathered in a particular place to link their devices and ot...
Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed updated versions of the Mazda6 (known as Mazda Atenza in Japan) and Mazda CX-5 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.(1) The updated models will go on sale in Japan and the USA in January 2015 before being rolled out to other global markets.
Toyota Motor Corporation has enhanced its Intelligence Clearance Sonar (ICS) technology, which helps prevent or mitigate collisions when parking or setting off. In addition, a new viewing mode has been added to Toyota's Panoramic View Monitor, which helps drivers check their surroundin...
JCI Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has announced approval by the US FDA for its MN colloid iodine (C.I.M.N), a formulation utilizing a world-first technology for converting iodine into a colloidal state to make it absorbable into the body at a large doses. The new formulation converts iodine...
RIKEN, the University of Tsukuba and Fujitsu today announced that they received top ranks in two of the four benchmarks at the 2014 HPC Challenge(1) Class 1 Awards, which evaluate the overall performance of supercomputers, for the performance of the K computer(2). The first-place ranki...
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, and Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) announced that they have launched a joint research project today to establish mobile healthcare-enabled methods for the prevention and early...
Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed the all-new Mazda CX-3 to the world. The new compact crossover SUV is the fifth model in Mazda's line-up of new-generation vehicles that feature the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and KODO-Soul of Motion design. With global launches starting fr...
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / "Hitachi") today announced that it has secured a S$30million (2.7billion yen) contract with Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) through Hitachi Asia Ltd. to enhance the capability of the Sentosa Express light rail system, with a new Wireless Signaling Syste...
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced that it will commence a feasibility study on the implementation of a business to develop and operate the Phnom Penh South Special Economic Zone (tentative name), a new industrial park in Kandal Province, Cambodia. Hitachi today enter...
TDK Corporation presents the new SMG4A series of serial ATA II compatible industrial NAND flash memory modules, which enable storage capacities of up to 128 GB and measure only approx. 30 x 50 mm. The product will be available from January 2015.
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it has started developing a next-generation vector supercomputer. This new model will be the successor to the SX-ACE supercomputer. With this next-generation vector machine, NEC aims to achieve a rack performance that is more than 1...
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled, for the first time in the world, the Honda FCV CONCEPT, a concept car for an all-new fuel-cell vehicle (FCV), and the Honda Power Exporter CONCEPT, a concept model for an external power feeding device that enables AC power output from the FCV with ...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that Eisai has been ranked 11th among the world's leading pharmaceutical companies in the Access to Medicine Index (ATM Index) 2014, representing a significant increase of four places from its previous ran...
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it will offer Japan-based customers outbound roaming on the TD-LTE network of China Mobile Communications Corporation, the world's largest mobile operator by subscribers, on November 19.