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New Carriages for AGT System in Hiroshima Win “GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021”
New Carriages for AGT System in Hiroshima Win “GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021”

TOKYO, Oct 22, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The new 7000-Series carriages in service on the “Astram Line,” an Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) system designed and manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), have received a “GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021(1)” from Japan Institute... » read more

Universities and DENSO Develop Biosensor to Detect SARS-CoV-2 and Accelerate Development for Practical Application
Universities and DENSO Develop Biosensor to Detect SARS-CoV-2 and Accelerate Development for Practical Application

TOKYO, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Tokai University, Toyohashi University of Technology, Chubu University, and DENSO Corporation have been developing testing equipment to detect SARS-CoV-2 with support from the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)(1). Universities and DENSO announced today that the group has succeeded in developing a biosensor... » read more

JCB identifies Russia as a key growth market for European merchants as cardmembers continually increase online spend
JCB identifies Russia as a key growth market for European merchants as cardmembers continually increase online spend

London and Moscow, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., has found a notable 20% increase in ecommerce spend by Russian cardmembers from 2019 to 2020.[i] Further, Russian JCB cardmember data shows that from 2019 to 2020, F2F shopping made up... » read more

Hitachi Energy Announces EconiQ Transformers for Advancing a Sustainable Energy Future for All
Hitachi Energy Announces EconiQ Transformers for Advancing a Sustainable Energy Future for All

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy today announced the introduction of EconiQ transformers reinforcing its Purpose: ‘Advancing a sustainable energy future for all’. Eco-efficient by design and based on scientific methodologies for transparency, the EconiQ transformers are further evidence of the global technology and market leader’s commitment towards... » read more

Telenor Deploys 5G xHaul Transport Network with Cisco and NEC to Connect More People and Businesses in Norway and Denmark
Telenor Deploys 5G xHaul Transport Network with Cisco and NEC to Connect More People and Businesses in Norway and Denmark

TOKYO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Cisco today announced they have been selected by Telenor to deploy 5G xHaul transport networks in Norway and Denmark. In April this year, NEC and Cisco entered a Global System Integrator Agreement (GSIA)(1) to expand their... » read more

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Successfully Separates and Captures CO2 from Exhaust Gas in World’s First Marine-based CO2 Capture System Project
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Successfully Separates and Captures CO2 from Exhaust Gas in World’s First Marine-based CO2 Capture System Project

TOKYO, Oct 20, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has successfully separated and captured carbon dioxide (CO2) from the exhaust gas emitted from the engines of a ship equipped with a small-scale CO2 capture demonstration plant, as part of the “Carbon Capture... » read more

All-New Outlander PHEV Model Wins the Good Design Award 2021 in Japan
All-New Outlander PHEV Model Wins the Good Design Award 2021 in Japan

TOKYO, Oct 20, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander crossover SUV — scheduled to be released in Japan in mid-December — won the Good Design Award1 2021 run by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion. The all-new Outlander... » read more

Woven Capital Invests in UP.Partners’ New Venture Capital Fund Dedicated to Powering the Future of Mobility Through Emerging Technology
Woven Capital Invests in UP.Partners’ New Venture Capital Fund Dedicated to Powering the Future of Mobility Through Emerging Technology

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Woven Capital, L.P., the investment arm of the Woven Planet Group, a Toyota subsidiary that is dedicated to building the safest mobility in the world, today announced that it has made an investment in UP.Partners’ newly launched $230M venture capital fund. The fund is dedicated... » read more

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Successfully Completes Testing of New “KS-21” Solvent for CO2 Capture
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Successfully Completes Testing of New “KS-21” Solvent for CO2 Capture

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, has concluded testing of its new proprietary solvent for capturing CO2 at the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM)(1) in Norway, one of the world’s largest carbon capture demonstration... » read more

Hitachi, Tohoku University and Kyoto University Become World’s First to Establish Technology for Highly Efficient, High-quality  Production of Actinium-225, a Material Required for Internal Radiation Therapy Called TAT
Hitachi, Tohoku University and Kyoto University Become World’s First to Establish Technology for Highly Efficient, High-quality Production of Actinium-225, a Material Required for Internal Radiation Therapy Called TAT

TOKYO, Oct 19, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), Tohoku University and Kyoto University have become the world’s first (1) to establish technology for the highly efficient and high-quality production of actinium-225 (225Ac), a substance required for a form of radiation therapy known as targeted alpha therapy (TAT). TAT is... » read more

Toyota Charges into Electrified Future in the U.S. with 10-year, $3.4 billion Investment
Toyota Charges into Electrified Future in the U.S. with 10-year, $3.4 billion Investment

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Toyota announced today that it will invest approximately $3.4 billion (380 billion yen) in automotive batteries in the United States through 2030. Specifically, the investment is for developing and localizing automotive battery production, including those for battery electric vehicles, and is part of... » read more

Mitsubishi Corporation Releases Roadmap to a Carbon Neutral Society
Mitsubishi Corporation Releases Roadmap to a Carbon Neutral Society

TOKYO, Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it has established new greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets and energy-transformation (EX) investment guidelines.In recognition of its multi-industry interests and business activities. MC will continue to simultaneously fulfill its responsibility to provide stable energy supply, such as... » read more

Evans and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Seal Second in Spain
Evans and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Seal Second in Spain

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Elfyn Evans finished second overall at the Rally de Espana to set up a final-round FIA World Rally Championship title decider with his TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team team-mate Sebastien Ogier, who finished fourth. Car 33 (Elfyn Evans, Scott Martin) Evans and... » read more

Fujitsu Analyzes Japanese Election Data in Joint Project with Nikkei, Publisher of Japan’s Largest Financial Newspaper
Fujitsu Analyzes Japanese Election Data in Joint Project with Nikkei, Publisher of Japan’s Largest Financial Newspaper

TOKYO, Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu Limited conducted a joint data analysis project with Nikkei Inc., leveraging data analysis tools including Foundry from Palantir Technologies in order to provide new insights into the Japanese electoral process. Drawing on the knowledge of Nikkei, the joint project aims to provide readers and... » read more

Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Receive Positive EU CHMP Opinions for LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) in Two Different Types of Cancer
Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Receive Positive EU CHMP Opinions for LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) in Two Different Types of Cancer

TOKYO and KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct 18, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has adopted positive opinions recommending approval of... » read more

Toyota: Production Plans in November 2021, as of October 15
Toyota: Production Plans in November 2021, as of October 15

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 15, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – At Toyota, we have made repeated adjustments to our production plans since August due to a shortage of parts resulting from the spread of COVID-19, causing various inconveniences to all parties concerned. We would like to express our gratitude to all parties concerned... » read more

Mitsubishi Motors Reveals the Design of the All-New Outlander PHEV Model
Mitsubishi Motors Reveals the Design of the All-New Outlander PHEV Model

TOKYO, Oct 15, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has revealed the design of the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander crossover SUV. The all-new Outlander PHEV model will make its global debut on October 28, with the start of sales scheduled in Japan in mid-December. The online... » read more

AOTS, NTT DOCOMO and Mobile Innovation to Conduct Trial of 5G-Enabled Remote Technical Training
AOTS, NTT DOCOMO and Mobile Innovation to Conduct Trial of 5G-Enabled Remote Technical Training

TOKYO, Oct 14, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS), NTT DOCOMO (DOCOMO), and its Thailand-based subsidiary Mobile Innovation (MI) announced today that they have reached an agreement to collaborate on a trial that will evaluate the feasibility of delivering AOTS’s technical training programs remotely... » read more