Hokkaido University and NEC conclude an agreement for developing spatial sensing to combat the spread of illness

       

TOKYO, Jun 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hokkaido University and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) have concluded a collaborative agreement to promote the realization of a “safe and secure society through spatial sensing”(1) that helps to prevent the spread of illness. In recent years, COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on people’s lives and economic activities throughout the world. Moreover, in the future, …

E.Design Insurance and Eisai Enter Into Business Alliance

       

TOKYO, Jun 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – E.design Insurance Co., Ltd., a direct non- life insurance company of the Tokio Marine Group, and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that both companies have entered into a business alliance agreement aiming to realize a society where people can safely enjoy driving for a longer period of their lives in anticipation of the advent of …

Fujitsu global survey demonstrates how ‘digital first’ approach helps to accelerate sustainability transformation

       

TOKYO, Jun 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu today released its “Fujitsu Future Insights Global Sustainability Transformation Survey Report 2022,” highlighting the results of a survey of 1,800 business executives and decision makers in 9 countries conducted by Forrester Consulting with the aim of understanding global trends and current conditions in sustainability transformation(1)(SX). Figure 1. Stage of progress in SX initiatives: breakdown …

GR YARIS Rally1 wins African epic with incredible 1-2-3-4 finish

       

TOKYO, Jun 27, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has claimed a historic result at the legendary Safari Rally Kenya with Kalle Rovanpera leading a remarkable clean sweep of the top four positions for the GR YARIS Rally1 car. Elfyn Evans and Takamoto Katsuta joined him on the podium with Sebastien Ogier in fourth. Podium It is also a landmark 10th …

Toyota and Suzuki to Deepen Collaboration in the Fields of Development and Production in India

       

TOKYO, Jun 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) signed a memorandum of understanding for a business alliance in 2017. Since then, the two companies have been bringing together Toyota’s strength in electrification technologies and Suzuki’s strength in technologies for compact vehicles for joint collaboration in production and in the widespread popularization of electrified vehicles. …

Murata and Mitsubishi Agree on a Cooperative Framework for Working Toward a Carbon-Neutral Society

       

TOKYO, Jun 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation and Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. have agreed on a cooperative framework for working toward a carbon-neutral society. Virtual PPA Overview This framework is being developed with the aim of achieving carbon neutrality at the global level, while introducing renewable energy at the company level to achieve a sustainable society. On the road to …

Eisai Signs the Public-Private Partnership “Kigali Declaration” for Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

       

TOKYO, Jun 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that Eisai has signed the Kigali Declaration announced at the Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) on June 23, 2022 in Kigali, the capital of the Republic of Rwanda, and expressed Eisai’s continued support for the elimination of NTDs towards the achievement of a road map for …

Honda Joins Sustainable Aviation Fuel Review Panel

       

TOKYO, Jun 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that, this month, it has joined the international technical review panel comprised of FAA and aviation OEMs (FAA / OEM Review Panel defined in ASTM D4054), which evaluates the safety of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and supports the standardization of SAF. SAF is expected to play an important role …

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing announces team setup for Nurburgring Endurance Series

       

TOKYO, Jun 23, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) will compete in Rounds 4 and 6 of the N?rburgring Endurance Series (NLS(1)). Although TGR has decided not to participate in this year?s 24 Hours of N?rburgring Endurance Race(2), it will refine people and cars, and continue its pursuit of making ever-better motorsports-bred cars through domestic testing and participation in the …

MHI Invests in Electric Hydrogen, a U.S. Startup, to Accelerate Efforts to Produce Clean Hydrogen at Scale

       

TOKYO, Jun 23, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced today that it has invested in Electric Hydrogen (EH2), a clean hydrogen startup headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, to support its efforts in developing cost-competitive, fossil-free hydrogen. Through this investment, MHI aims to strengthen and diversify its hydrogen value chain, advance its energy transition business, and act on its commitment …

MHI Thermal Systems’ Plug-in Hybrid Transport Refrigeration Units Receive Technology Award from Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers

       

TOKYO, Jun 23, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, received the 49th “Technology Award” from the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (hereafter, JSRAE) for their “Refrigeration unit TE20/30 series used for plug-in hybrid transport” that can be equipped onto delivery vehicles suitable for use …

MHI and Chugoku Electric Conclude Basic Agreement toward 100% Renewable Energy Usage at Mihara Machinery Works

       

TOKYO, Jun 23, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (Chugoku Electric), which is based in Hiroshima, today concluded a basic agreement under which all electricity consumed at MHI’s Mihara Machinery Works (Mihara, Hiroshima) will be replaced with green power, etc. derived from renewable energy sources by the end of fiscal 2023 (March …

Toyota Announces July Production Plan

       

Toyota City, Japan, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – We at Toyota would like to again apologize for the repeated adjustments to our production plans due to the parts shortage resulting from the spread of COVID-19, and for causing considerable inconvenience to our customers who have been waiting for the delivery of vehicles, suppliers, and other parties concerned. The global production volume …

Eisai Publishes Potential Economic Value of Investigational Lecanemab in Peer-Reviewed Neurology and Therapy Journal

       

TOKYO, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced publication of results from an early phase evaluation that aimed to estimate potential economic value of its investigational anti-amyloid-beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody lecanemab in people living with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using a validated disease simulation model, AD Archimedes Condition Event (AD ACE) model1,2,3 from the healthcare payer and societal …

GAC Honda Begins Construction of New EV Production Plant

       

BEIJING, CHINA, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, announced that GAC Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. (GAC Honda), a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, began construction of its new EV plant, taking a forward step in establishing a suitable EV production system and capability in preparation for …

MHIET’s Indian Subsidiary MVDE Achieves Cumulative Production of 200,000 Industrial-Use, Small Diesel Engines

       

TOKYO, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger, Ltd. (MHIET), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, announces that its subsidiary in India, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries-VST Diesel Engines Pvt. Ltd. (MVDE)*, has achieved a cumulative production of 200,000 units of industrial-use, small diesel engines. This achievement was made possible by the acknowledgement of the engine’s durability …

Hexagon and Fujitsu Announce Strategic Partnership to Solve Societal Challenges for ‘Trusted Society’

       

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and Tokyo, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division and Fujitsu Limited will partner to accelerate the development and promotion of use cases to solve societal challenges and contribute to the realization of the ‘Trusted Society’ — a sustainable, resilient place where people can live together in peace and prosperity. The partnership was announced today …

Mazda 787B to Drive Demo Laps in Le Mans Classic 2022

       

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Jun 21, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mazda Motor Corporation announced that the Mazda 787B, symbol of Mazda’s “never stop challenging” spirit, will do demonstration laps(1) at Le Mans Classic 2022 to be held from June 30 to July 3. 1991 Le Mans winner, Mazda 787B, at Le Mans drivers’ parade on June 10, 2011 Equipped with a four-rotor rotary engine, …

Fujitsu and Salesforce Japan start collaboration on healthcare solutions for the Japan market

       

TOKYO, Jun 21, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu and Salesforce Japan Co., Ltd. (hereinafter Salesforce Japan) today announced the start of a collaboration to create new digital solutions for the healthcare sector in the Japan market. The two companies will promote this initiative by leveraging Fujitsu’s expertise in the trusted handling of medical and pharmaceutical data and computing technologies and Salesforce Japan’s …

MHI to Establish New “Digital Innovation Headquarters” to Transform Customer Business Models through “Smart Connections”

       

TOKYO, Jun 20, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Effective July 1st, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will add a new “Digital Innovation Headquarters” to its corporate organization. Until now, the Company has sought to strengthen its product competitiveness through ICT solutions encompassing communication network technologies, information processing technologies, etc., with a focus on developing new solutions and expanding current solutions. Going forward, in …