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Toyota Gazoo Racing Introduces GR010 Hybrid Hypercar
Jan 15, 2021 08:37 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing begins a new era of endurance racing with the launch of its all-new GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar, which will compete in the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
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New-Look Toyota Yaris Wrc Ready to Fight for More Titles in 2021
Jan 15, 2021 08:16 JST
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has unveiled a new look for the Toyota Yaris WRC as it prepares to add to the car's haul of FIA World Rally Championship success during the 2021 season.
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NEC Concludes Contract to Supply the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) Optical Submarine Cable
Jan 14, 2021 14:01 JST
NEC Corporation announced the signing of a contract with the National Submarine Cable Utility Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) of the Palau Republic (Palau) for the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) optical submarine cable construction project. PC2, with a total length of approximately 110km, will connect Palau with a large-capacity submarine optical cable that connects Southeast Asia and the U.S. mainland.
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Fujitsu Leverages Deep Learning to Achieve World's Most Accurate Recognition of Complex Actions and Behaviors Based on Skeleton Data
Jan 13, 2021 10:55 JST
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has announced the development of a technology that utilizes deep learning to recognize the positions and connections of adjacent joints in complex movements or behavior in which multiple joints move in tandem.
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Eisai to Present Abstracts on Lenvatinib at 2021 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
Jan 12, 2021 12:37 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that presentations on a series of abstracts highlighting updates on its in-house discovered lenvatinib mesylate (product name: LENVIMA, the orally available kinase inhibitor, "lenvatinib") will be given at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Virtual Meeting, from January 15 to 17, 2021.
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Thailand's First Demonstration Project of Optimized Performance Enabling Network for Volt/Var(Q) (OPENVQ) in Power Transmission Networks
Jan 12, 2021 12:21 JST
Electricity demand in Thailand is growing as its economy develops, and the country is now faced with a challenge to reduce the loss of power in the transmission network.
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NEC Releases 'WISE VISION Endoscopy' in Europe and Japan
Jan 12, 2021 10:56 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the development of "WISE VISION Endoscopy," an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan today and is expected to soon be available in Europe.
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Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) Raises Capital for Growth
Jan 12, 2021 07:30 JST
Just before New Year, Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) completed a NOK 60 million (EUR 5.84 million) private equity placement with Pareto Securities, a leading investment bank in the Nordics, acting as sole lead manager and guarantor of the deal.
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MHI Thermal Systems Receives 2020 "Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Commissioner's Award" for MSV2 Series of High-efficiency, Air-cooled Heat Pump Chillers
Jan 07, 2021 15:20 JST
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has won an Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Commissioner's Award (Energy Savings Sector) in the "Product & Business Model" category at the 2020 Energy Conservation Grand Prize Awards sponsored by the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ).
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Olympus and Hitachi Announce Long-Term Business Alliance regarding Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems
Jan 06, 2021 18:48 JST
Olympus Corporation and Hitachi, Ltd. have signed a five-year contract to jointly develop Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems (EUS).
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Hitachi Automotive Systems, Keihin, Showa, and Nissin Kogyo Conclude Management Integration and Commence Operations as Hitachi Astemo
Jan 06, 2021 18:17 JST
On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. concluded management integration to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a leading provider of mobility solutions to the automotive industry.
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NEC's Northgate Public Services Acquires Charter Systems Ltd to Improve Information Sharing for Undercover Policing
Jan 05, 2021 10:19 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that Northgate Public Services (NPS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC, has entered into an agreement to acquire Charter Systems Ltd, a leading supplier of Covert Operations software to police services in the UK and Canada.
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New Year Message from Kohei Morikawa, Showa Denko President and CEO
Jan 04, 2021 14:00 JST
Kohei Morikawa, President and CEO of Showa Denko ("SDK"; TSE:4004) announced the following New Year message.
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Mazda Production and Sales Results for November 2020
Dec 28, 2020 10:37 JST
Mazda's domestic production volume in November 2020 decreased 3.8% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
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Hitachi Capital, Hitachi Asia, and SANTEC Begin Collaboration to Drive Solar Power Generation Business in Thailand
Dec 28, 2020 09:19 JST
Hitachi Capital (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi Capital Corporation, Hitachi Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., and SANTEC POWER SOLUTIONS CO.,LTD. entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
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Toyota Launches "C+pod" Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle in Japan
Dec 25, 2020 15:14 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation has announced a limited launch of the "C+pod" ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV), from December 25, to corporate users, local governments and other organizations that have been exploring new options to drive the popularization of BEVs.
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Showa Denko Revises Dividend Payment Forecast
Dec 25, 2020 14:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that it revises its forecast of year-end dividend payment as in below, taking the latest trend in its business performance into consideration.
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Toyota's Global Sales and Production Up Year-on-Year in November for Third Consecutive Month
Dec 25, 2020 13:43 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for November 2020 as well as the cumulative total from January to November 2020, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.
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Vietnam Pilot Project Utilizing TradeWaltz Platform Adopted Under Government's Supply-Chain Diversification Scheme
Dec 24, 2020 17:01 JST
Five Japanese companies are pleased to announce that they will be collaborating on a digitalization pilot project for Vietnam-bound trade.
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