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Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced an agreement on joint research into electric power field with AB LESTO, (LESTO), the electricity distribution company in the Republic of Lithuania and Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), one of Lithuania's leading universities.
Effective October 1, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will implement changes to its Technology & Innovation Headquarters and Global Business Planning & Operations Headquarters. Topping the list of changes is the establishment of a new "Global Business Innovation Departme...
Fujitsu Limited, NTT Corporation, and NEC Corporation today announced that they have achieved a successful transmission test of the world's top-level, 400Gbps/channel-class digital coherent optical transmissions technology(1), marking a step toward commercialization. The test, with 400...
Mazda Motor Corporation today celebrated the unveiling of the fourth generation Mazda MX-5 (known as Roadster in Japan) together with fans at events held simultaneously in Japan, USA and Spain. The all-new MX-5, which adopts both SKYACTIV technology and Mazda's KODO-Soul of Motion desi...
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will be exhibiting at the "21st ITS World Congress Detroit 2014" to be held at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, from September 7 through 11. The company's exhibits will center on automated toll collection machines and a remote control & supe...
Toyota Motor Corporation will exhibit at the 21st Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress - Detroit (hosted by ITS America), to be held in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. from September 7 to 11.
To inspire plans for future models and provide valuable training opportunities, Toyota Motor Corporation today began a project in which Toyota employees put themselves and vehicles to the test over vast distances in Australia, a country with a famously wide variety of roads. Many consi...
NEC Corporation (TSE: NEC 6701) will be outlining the key industry trends driving a massive wave of disruptive innovation in the mobile backhaul industry as we head towards 2020 and beyond in keynote speeches at the Packet Microwave & Mobile Backhaul conference on 22-24 September 2...
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed the development of a new model in its best-selling "GE series" of dry-cut hobbing machines. The GE10A is ideally suited to mass production of small-diameter gears of the kind used in vehicle automatic transmission systems. Through a...
Two years after it premiered its successful Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid electric Twin Motor SUV/crossover at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has elected the "Mondial de L'Automobile" again - this time to unveil another PHEV vehicle: Outlander PHEV Conce...
Fujitsu announces that it has built a computer system for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission being undertaken by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), in collaboration with NASA(1) and other international government agencies. The Fujitsu-built computer system, ...
Starting this month Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioning & Thermal Systems Corporation, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), will begin progressively introducing five new fan-powered steam type models into its 2014 domestic lineup of "roomist" humidif...
Nikkei Inc., ("Nikkei") Asia's leading business media, announced today that it has agreed a capital and business alliance with Winkontent AG, the publisher of monthly global affairs and lifestyle magazine Monocle, in which Nikkei will take a stake in the London-based magazine.
Starting this month Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioning & Thermal Systems Corporation, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), will begin progressively introducing five new fan-powered steam type models into its 2014 domestic lineup of "roomiest" humidi...
Scientists from A*STAR's Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI) have uncovered the crucial role of two signalling molecules, DOK3 and SHP1, in the development and production of plasma cells. These discoveries, published in two prestigious journals PNAS and Nature Communications, adva...
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...
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 o...
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 ...
Fujitsu today announced that it will carry out Group-wide disaster response drills throughout Japan on the first day of Disaster Prevention Week, September 1, 2014. Disaster prevention drills are held annually in Japan, on Disaster Prevention Day, September 1. This year will mark the t...
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 E...
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 ex...
Fujitsu today announced the introduction of the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS TR series, a storage system designed especially for use in large-scale virtualization environments. The new series is available for order only in Japan starting today. The ETERNUS TR series is specially designed fo...
Mitsubishi's sophisticated Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid electric vehicle is set to tackle a new frontier when it takes on one of the toughest off-road events in outback Australia next month.
DENSO Corporation has acquired 34 percent stake of Hefei Dyne Auto Air Conditioner Co., Ltd., a compressor manufacturer in China, to help grow automotive aftermarket compressor business globally. DENSO completed the transaction on June 24, 2014.
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that PT. Atri Pasifik, its joint venture with PT. Sigmantara Alfindo (Alfa Group), has reached an agreement to establish a fifty-fifty joint venture with Thailand's Ichitan Group Public Company Limited (Ichitan) in Indonesia. The new c...
Toyota Motor Corporation today held an awards ceremony for the eighth Toyota Dream Car Art Contest at Mega Web, Toyota's vehicle experience facility in Tokyo's Koto Ward.
A*STAR's Experimental Power Grid Centre (EPGC), together with Hitachi Ltd and Building and Construction Authority (BCA), have commissioned an advanced Combined Heat and Power (CHP) pilot plant, furthering research in powering cities sustainably
Over the 30 years since its launch, the "Land Cruiser 70"-a milestone model of Toyota's longest-running nameplate-has gained devoted fans worldwide. Sales in Japan ended in 2004, but to respond to widespread domestic requests for its return to sale and to commemorate its 30th anniversa...
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) and Hitachi (China) Ltd. today announced that Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi (China) Ltd. have decided to donate RMB 1 million (16.5 million yen) to support earthquake relief efforts in Yunnan Province in China on August 3rd.
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, together with DOCOMO Beijing Communications Laboratories Co., Ltd. and Huawei announced today that their joint test has successfully demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, w...
On August 20, 2014 (Canada Eastern Standard Time), DENSO Corporation was ordered to pay a fine of CA$2.45 million (approximately 0.2 billion yen) by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for violation of the Canadian Competition Act in connection with sales in Canada of certain body el...
NEC Corporation's (NEC; TSE: 6701) fingerprint identification technology has garnered the top place for matching accuracy in the Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test (PFT II), a benchmark test conducted by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to measure perfo...
The National Development and Reform Commission (the NDRC) of China announced today that it decided to impose monetary sanctions on certain automotive suppliers for violation of China's Anti-Monopoly Law in connection with sales of certain automotive components.
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has submitted applications to regulatory authorities in the U.S. and Europe (the FDA and EMA respectively) for the indication expansion of its in-house developed antiepileptic drug Fycompa (generic...
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that it has been notified by the National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China that its selling of some automotive parts has been in violation of China's Anti-Monopoly Law.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), working jointly with GAP Insaat Yatirim ve Dis Tiscaret A.S., a Turkish construction company and Mitsubishi Corporation, will build a large scale ammonia and urea fertilizer production plants for Turkmenhimiya (TH), a state-owned chemical compan...
Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") and Zeria Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President and COO: Mitsuhiro Ibe, "Zeria") announced today that they have concluded a license agreement concerning E3710, a novel proton pump inhibitor (PPI) discov...
Local hotelier, Juichiya Company Ltd., opens the doors of Sunrise Inn Iwaki to guests on Tuesday August 19. The opening of this brand new accommodation in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture is being made possible through 50 million yen in loan support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Disa...
The Municipality of Tigre in Argentina has announced that it is using NEC Corporation's (NEC; TSE: 6701) NeoFace Watch face recognition software, combining the high speed, high accuracy face recognition algorithms from NEC with a scalable, high performance, next-generation face matchin...
On August 18 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) opened its newly revamped M's Square showroom located on the second floor of the Shinagawa Head Office Building in Tokyo. The showroom layout has been reorganized into separate areas each introducing the technologies and products of ...