New circuit challenge for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

       

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 15, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing heads into uncharted territory for the second round of the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at the inaugural 6 Hours of Imola. After a determined performance in Qatar last month to score strong points from both cars in the season-opener, the team travels to Italy second in the …

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing back on asphalt for Croatian challenge

       

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team will aim to conquer the challenging asphalt roads of the Croatia Rally once more at round four of the 2024 FIA World Rally Championship on April 18-21. 2024 GR YARIS Rally1 HYBRID Since Croatia first joined the WRC schedule three years ago, TGR-WRT has tasted victory with …

Heidelberg Materials North America Announces Latest Milestone in Edmonton CCUS Project

       

Texas, Apr 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Heidelberg Materials North America announced today the latest step in its two-stage competitive procurement process as it works to select the carbon capture technology and contractor for providing the CO2 separation solution for its Edmonton, Alberta, Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Project. This ground-breaking project is planned to be the first full-scale application of …

MHIAEL Completes Expansion of the its Nagasaki Plant for Manufacture of Aero Engine Combustors

       

TOKYO, Apr 11, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines, Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group has completed the expansion of its Nagasaki Plant, an aero engine component factory located on the premises of MHI’s Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works (Akunoura-cho, Nagasaki). This is the expansion of first building of MHIAEL Nagasaki Plant which is under operation …

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Acquires Approval in Principle (AiP) from Classification Society ClassNK for Ammonia Fuel Supply System (AFSS)

       

TOKYO, Apr 11, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co, Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has acquired Approval in Principle (AiP)(1) from the Japanese classification society ClassNK for an ammonia fuel supply system (AFSS) for the “X-DF-A,” a large, low-speed 2-stroke ammonia-fueled engine under development by WinGD, a Swiss designer and licensor of large marine engines. The AiP …

DOCOMO, NTT, NEC and Fujitsu Develop Top-level Sub-terahertz 6G Device Capable of Ultra-high-speed 100 Gbps Transmission

       

NTT DOCOMO, INC., NTT Corporation, NEC Corporation and Fujitsu Limited jointly announced today the development of a top-level (1) wireless device capable of ultra-high-speed 100 Gbps transmissions in the 100 GHz and 300 GHz sub-terahertz bands. The four companies have been jointly conducting R&D on sub-terahertz devices since 2021 in anticipation of the coming 6G era. To date, tests of a jointly developed wireless device …

Mitsubishi Corporation Announces Completion of Capital Raise by Nexamp

       

TOKYO, Apr 11, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that Nexamp, Inc. (Nexamp) has completed a capital raise of $520 million. Nexamp(1) is the largest community solar(2) developer and owner in the US, who has been majority owned by MC. This capital raise has been underwritten by lead investor Manulife Investment Management and Nexamp’s existing shareholders including …

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Receives Order for Ammonia Fuel Supply System for Ammonia-Powered Marine Engine

       

TOKYO, Apr 10, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has received an order from Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) for an ammonia fuel supply system (AFSS) and ammonia gas abatement system (AGAS). Ammonia Fuel Supply System (High-pressure and Low-pressure AFSS module) The AFSS will supply ammonia fuel to ammonia-powered marine engines developed by …

Transgene and NEC Present First Clinical Benefits of Neoantigen Cancer Vaccine, TG4050, in Head & Neck Cancer at AACR 2024

       

TOKYO, Apr 10, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Transgene (Euronext Paris: TNG), a biotech company that designs and develops virus-based immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leader in IT, network and AI technologies, announced that new data will be presented on TG4050, an individualized neoantigen cancer vaccine, at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual …

DENSO, Companies Initiate Demonstration to Expand Automotive Recycling Process

       

KARIYA, JAPAN, Apr 9, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – DENSO CORPORATION and other partners have been chosen by an industry-government-academia collaborative project aiming to expand the recycle content for automobile in the fiscal year 2023 supported by Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The project, titled “Demonstration of Manufacturing-and-Recycling Integrated Process for Horizontal Cycle* Enabled by Automated Sophisticated Dismantling of ELVs, (end-of-life vehicles)” has …

Mitsubishi Power Receives Order from HK Electric for Natural-gas-fired GTCC Power Generation Equipment

       

TOKYO, Apr 9, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) received an order for natural-gas-fired gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation system equipment for Lamma Power Station’s Unit 13 to be built in Hong Kong by The Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. (HK Electric). The new unit has an output of 380 megawatts …

MHI Thermal Systems Adds New KXZ3 Series of Building-use Multi-Split Air- Conditioners Adopting R32 Refrigerant

       

TOKYO, Apr 9, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has started mass production of the “KXZ3 Series” of building-use multi-split air-conditioners for its worldwide markets. The newly added lineup, which adopts the R32 refrigerant, is available in three models: 22.4, 28.0 and 33.5kW. By combining individual units, …

Fujitsu AI transforms manufacturing lines with new quality control system for REHAU

       

TOKYO, Apr 9, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced details of successful field trials for a new AI-based quality inspection solution for REHAU Industries SE & Co. KG. which will play an important role in optimizing quality control for REHAU in the future with features like defect detection for its production processes for key products. As part of the internationally operating …

NEC white paper proposes comprehensive process workflow for the application of AI-driven personalized cancer vaccines

       

TOKYO, Apr 8, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has released a white paper, “Towards the realization of AI drug development: Comprehensive process workflow for the commercial use of personalized cancer vaccines”. This white paper introduces (1) a comprehensive process workflow that can be applied to a wide range of processes, starting from tumor sample collection to vaccine design, manufacturing, …

Daihatsu and Toyota to Reform Structures towards the Revitalization of Daihatsu

       

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 8, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu) have announced their decision to reform the overseas business structure of both companies while aiming to make Daihatsu a “mobility company centered on mini vehicles” going forward. An implementation structure will be established to thoroughly prevent the recurrence of procedural irregularities at Daihatsu, …

Hitachi Energy and SP Energy Networks to boost renewable energy flow

       

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Apr 5, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi Energy has won an order from SP Energy Networks to design and deliver a first-of-its-kind power quality solution to stabilize the grid and boost the flow of renewable energy from Scotland to England. The solution will enable SP Energy Networks, the electricity network operator for Central & Southern Scotland and Merseyside, Cheshire, North …

Hitachi Selected as “Excellent TCFD Disclosure” by GPIF’s External Asset Managers for the Third Consecutive Year

       

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) has been selected as an “excellent TCFD*1 disclosure” from external asset managers entrusted with the Japanese equity investment of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) forthe third consecutive year. Hitachi received a high evaluation from eight asset managers, which is the highest number among the selected companies. The reasons for the selection are as follows. The description of each item is …

Mitsubishi Corporation: Sale of BMA Coal Assets in Queensland Completed

       

TOKYO, Apr 3, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the sale of the Blackwater and Daunia coal mines to Australia’s Whitehaven Coal Ltd. (Whitehaven). This divestment, initially released by MC on October 18, 2023, has now reached fruition. MC’s 50% stake in each of these mining assets was acquired through its wholly owned …

French Sales Subsidiary Eisai S.A.S. to Divest Rights for Loxapac And Parkinane LP to CNX Therapeutics

       

Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that its French sales subsidiary Eisai S.A.S. entered into an agreement to transfer the rights in France, the French Overseas Territories and Algeria (the “Territory”) for the antipsychotic, “Loxapac” (generic name: loxapine) and the Parkinson’s disease treatment “Parkinane LP” (generic name: trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride) to CNX Therapeutics Limited. Following the signature of this agreement, a transition period had opened during which …

Toyota Completes Toyota Technical Center Shimoyama Research and Development Facility for Making Ever-better Cars

       

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 2, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced today that it commenced full operation of its research and development facility, Toyota Technical Center Shimoyama, located in a mountainous area straddling the cities of Toyota and Okazaki, on March 25, 2024. The facility will drive vehicle development as Toyota strives to build ever-better cars, serving as a …