GAC Honda to Begin Sales of All-new e:NP2, the Second Model of e:N Series

       

BEIJING, CHINA, Apr 25, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda today exhibited and announced new information about the second set of Honda e:N Series electric vehicle (EV) models, the all-new e:NP2 and e:NS2, at the 18th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2024), which began today in Beijing, China (Press days: April 25-26, Trade days: April 27-28, Public days: April 29-May 5, 2024). …

Toyota Exhibiting at Beijing Motor Show 2024

       

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 25, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is exhibiting at the 2024 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition* to showcase its efforts in China, centered around intelligence, electrification, and diversification, as part of the transformation into a mobility company. The exhibit also highlights the company’s creation of new value through products and services tailored to customer needs. In …

Honda Reaches Basic Agreement with Asahi Kasei on Collaboration for Production of Battery Separators for Automotive Batteries in Canada

       

TOKYO, Apr 25, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the company has reached a basic agreement with Asahi Kasei Corporation on collaboration for the production of battery separators for automotive batteries in Canada. The two companies will begin detailed discussions with the goal to establish a joint venture company before the end of 2024. A battery separator …

UNIQLO Sponsors KAWS + Warhol Exhibition Tour, Starting in Pittsburgh

       

Exhibition curated by The Andy Warhol Museum will tour Tokyo and other cities around the world through 2027 Tokyo and Pittsburgh, Apr 25, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Global Apparel retailer UNIQLO and The Andy Warhol Museum today revealed that UNIQLO will act as the Presenting Sponsor for the global run of KAWS + Warhol, opening May 18, 2024, at The Andy Warhol Museum …

Mitsubishi Power Begins Commercial Operation of Seventh M701JAC Gas Turbine in Thailand GTCC Project; Achieves 75,000 AOH To-Date

       

TOKYO, Apr 24, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has completed construction and commenced operations for the third M701JAC unit out of four at a natural gas-fired power plant in Rayong Province on 31 March 2024. The plant is a joint venture between Gulf Energy Development PCL, Thailand’s largest independent power producer …

MC and Denka Sign J/V Agreement in Fullerene Business

       

TOKYO, Apr 24, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Denka Company Limited (Denka) are pleased to announce our signing of a joint-venture agreement in the business of fullerenes, carbon molecules that form the base of cutting-edge materials in the field of nanotechnology. Under the terms of our agreement, Denka shall acquire from MC a 50% stake in Frontier Carbon Corporation …

Mitsubishi Motors Posts Record Sales in the Philippines in FY2023

       

TOKYO, Apr 24, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that it posted record retail sales of 81,473 vehicles(1) in the Philippines in FY2023, an increase of 34 percent from the previous fiscal year and the highest volume since FY2017. Sales of the Mirage G4 compact sedan, which continues to enjoy sustained high demand from customers, increased significantly. …

NEC Develops High-speed Generative AI Large Language Models (LLM) with World-class Performance

       

TOKYO, Apr 24, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has expanded its “NEC cotomi” generative AI services with the development of “NEC cotomi Pro” and “NEC cotomi Light,” two new high-speed generative AI Large Language Models (LLM) featuring updated training data and architectures. With the rapid development of generative AI in recent years, a wide range of organizations have …

Fujitsu SX Survey reveals key success factors for sustainability

       

Fujitsu today released the results of the “2024 Fujitsu SX Survey,”(1) highlighting the results of a survey of 600 corporate executives (CxOs) from organizations in15 countries, investigating their progress in achieving Sustainability Transformation (SX) and their efforts to create new value in business.(2) The survey reveals priorities that link sustainability with business growth, identifying a group of organizations that balance business growth and SX progress …

Fujitsu and METRON collaborate to drive ESG success: slashing energy costs, boosting productivity with new manufacturing industry solutions

       

TOKYO, Apr 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu Limited and METRON SAS (METRON), a French cleantech company specializing in energy management solutions for industrial decarbonization, today announced a strategic initiative to contribute to the realization of carbon neutrality in the manufacturing industry. By combining Fujitsu’s unique technological capabilities in areas like quantum-inspired computing and AI with METRON’s expertise in energy management, the …

NEC Strengthens Commitment to Space Industry with Investment in Seraphim Space Venture Fund II

       

TOKYO, Apr 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced a strategic investment in “Seraphim Space Venture Fund II,” a pioneering venture capital fund specializing in the space industry and operated by Seraphim Space, the most prolific investor globally in this domain. Seraphim Space boasts a distinguished portfolio comprising over 100 space-related startup companies, covering a spectrum of …

Soft Space Launches the First and Only JCB Payment Gateway in Malaysia

       

KUALA LUMPUR & TOKYO, Apr 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Soft Space Sdn. Bhd. (Soft Space), the world’s leading fintech-as-a-service (FaaS) provider, and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), announced the launch of the first ever JCB payment gateway in Malaysia. This is a significant milestone in the strategic partnership between Soft Space and JCB, which …

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing takes a one-two in Croatian thriller

       

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team snatched a one-two finish on the Croatia Rally after a dramatic finale to a thrilling event, with Sébastien Ogier taking victory over team-mate Elfyn Evans. Podium Ceremony TGR-WRT maintains its 100 per cent winning record on the demanding asphalt event since it joined the FIA World Rally …

First-ever Mazda CX-80 Crossover SUV Unveiled in Europe

       

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Apr 19, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mazda Motor Europe unveiled the Mazda CX-80, the first-ever crossover SUV, on April 18 at the local time. In Europe, the pre-sales will start in May, and the product will go on sale in fall 2024. MAZDA CX-80 (European specification model) The Mazda CX-80, the fourth(1) model in Mazda’s Large Product Group, is a …

Fujitsu develops technology to convert corporate digital identity credentials, enabling participation of non-European companies in European data spaces

       

KAWASAKI, Japan, Apr 19, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the development of a new technology that will enable Japanese companies to more easily participate in European Data Spaces, which form a digital framework for cross-company data sharing across different industries. To verify the new technology, which converts corporate digital identity credentials, Fujitsu conducted a technology trial as Architectural Study, as …

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and NGK to Jointly Develop Hydrogen Purification System from Ammonia Cracking Gas

       

TOKYO, Apr 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and NGK INSULATORS, LTD. (NGK) will jointly develop a hydrogen purification system that uses membrane separation to purify from hydrogen-nitrogen mixture gas after ammonia cracking. The companies expect the technology to contribute to the establishment of a hydrogen and ammonia supply chain enabling high-volume transport. Flow Diagram of Hydrogen Purification …

Toyota Launches All-New Land Cruiser “250” Series in Japan

       

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced the addition of the “250” series to the Land Cruiser lineup in Japan. Alongside this, it has also released the special edition models ZX “First Edition” and VX “First Edition.” These special models are limited to a total of 8,000 units. ZX (2.8-liter diesel) ZX (2.8-liter diesel)The “250” …

Fujitsu and Oracle collaborate to deliver sovereign cloud and AI capabilities in Japan

       

TOKYO, Apr 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu Limited and Oracle are collaborating to deliver sovereign cloud and AI capabilities that help address the digital sovereignty requirements of Japanese businesses and the public sector. With Oracle Alloy, Fujitsu will expand its Hybrid IT offerings for Fujitsu Uvance, which helps customers grow their businesses and solve societal issues. Fujitsu will be able to …

Eisai: Research on Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease Based on Its Pathological Mechanisms Recieves Award for Science and Technology (Research Category)

       

TOKYO, Apr 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that “The Research on Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease Based on its Pathological Mechanisms” has received the Award for Science and Technology (Research Category) as a part of the FY2024 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, …

All-New Triton Confirmed as First Double-Cab Pickup Truck to Achieve 2024 Five-Star ANCAP Safety Rating

       

TOKYO, Apr 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new Triton(1) one-ton pickup truck has earned a maximum five-star rating(2) in the 2024 ANCAP(3), which evaluates the overall safety performance of new vehicles in Australia and New Zealand, as the first double-cab pickup to receive the highest rating in the current 2023-2025 protocols. In December …