Mitsubishi Motors to Begin Production of the New Minicab EV Electric Commercial Vehicle in Indonesia, the First Local Production of the Vehicle Outside Japan

       

TOKYO, Dec 19, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced today that it has started production of the new Minicab EV (L100 EV in Indonesia), a kei-car(1) class electric commercial vehicle at PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indonesia (hereafter, MMKI), Mitsubishi Motors’ factory in Indonesia. It will go on sale in Indonesia in the fourth quarter of fiscal …

Toyota Launches All-New Crown Sport-type PHEV model in Japan

       

Toyota City, Japan, Dec 19, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation announced that it will commence sales of its all-new Crown Sport Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) model in Japan today. SPORT RS (2.5-liter Series Parallel Plug-in Hybrid Model) (Model with options shown) A new addition to the Crown line-up, the Sport PHEV model is designed to enhance its fun, sporty …

JCB Extends Collaboration with Worldpay from FIS for Largest Contactless Deployment in the UK

       

LONDON, Dec 19, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced an extension of its collaboration with global financial technology leader FIS® (NYSE: FIS) and its merchant solutions business, Worldpay from FIS, to enable JCB Contactless for its UK merchants in the largest JCB contactless deployment in the UK to date. In 2023, …

Fujitsu leverages AI technology to realize energy saving in network operations

       

TOKYO, Dec 19, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it successfully equipped its Virtuora Service Management and Orchestration (SMO) (1)offering for Open RAN with a power-saving application (2) using AI technology developed by Fujitsu. The Fujitsu rApp, uses traffic estimates powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence to switch network capacity on or off as needed, while maintaining service continuity. …

MC and CP Group to Conduct Feasibility Study on Decarbonizing Thai Manufacturing

       

TOKYO, Dec 18, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangkok-based Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (CP) to conduct a feasibility study (FS) on decarbonizing Thailand’s manufacturing industries. Details are outlined below. Objectives of this FS To determine the feasibility of supplying carbon-free power generated in the surrounding …

NEC Launches New AI Business Strategy with the Enhancement and Expansion of Generative AI

       

TOKYO, Dec 15, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has enhanced and expanded the performance of its lightweight large language model (LLM) and is scheduled to launch it in the spring of 2024. With this development, NEC is aiming to provide an optimal environment for the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) that is customized for each customer’s business and …

National Industry Leaders Welcome Japan, UK & Italy Government Agreement on the Next Generation Global Combat Air Programme

       

TOKYO, Dec 15, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – The national defence industry leaders on the Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan), BAE Systems (UK) and Leonardo (Italy) – have warmly welcomed the signing of the Convention on the Establishment of the “Global Combat Air Programme – GCAP International Government Organisation (the GIGO)” by their respective governments. Ministers from Japan, …

Mazda specifies medium-term targets and roadmap towards achieving carbon neutrality

       

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mazda Motor Corporation (“Mazda”) today specified the medium-term targets and roadmap towards achieving carbon neutrality at its plants and operational sites in Japan(1), which account for approximately 75% of its global total CO2 emissions, as part of its efforts to attain carbon neutrality at all Mazda plants globally by 2035 and across the whole supply …

Eisai and Mizuho Sign Sustainability-Linked Loan Agreement

       

Eisai Co., Ltd. and Mizuho Bank, Ltd. announced today that the companies have signed a sustainability-linked syndicated loan agreement, which comes into effect today. Sustainability-linked loans are a type of loan which incentivizes borrowers to achieve sustainability performance targets (“SPTs”) by linking borrowing terms and conditions, such as interest rates, to the achievement of the SPTs, seeking to drive environmental and socially sustainable economic activities …

“LEQEMBI Intravenous Infusion”Lecanemab) for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease to be Launched in Japan on December 20

       

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec 14, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that humanized anti- soluble aggregated amyloid-beta (Aβ) monoclonal antibody “LEQEMBI Intravenous Infusion” (200 mg, 500mg, lecanemab) will be launched in Japan on December 20, following its scheduled inclusion in the price listing on the Japan National Health Insurance (NHI) Drug Price List. LEQEMBI received …

Fujitsu launches service for logistics data conversion and visualization for shippers, logistics companies, and vendors across supply chain

       

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the launch of a new cloud-based logistics data standardization and visualization service for shippers, logistics companies, and vendors across the supply chain. The service will offer new tools to customers to achieve sustainability in their operations and address a variety of challenges, including looming shortages of truck drivers, the urgent need to …

Fujitsu participates in activities to listen to the voices of future generations in order to promote social well-being in Japan

       

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it has participated in the future generations relations activities (1) where it engages in dialogue with future generations with the aim to promote social well-being. Under the theme of “creating our happiness through technology,” Fujitsu will conduct educational support programs to foster the ability to know, think, and create among children …

JCB and GLN agree to accept Korean code payment services at Smart Code merchants

       

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – JCB Co., Ltd, Japan’s leading international payment brand, has agreed to enable Korean code payment service*1 provided by GLN at Smart Code merchants in Japan by the end of FY2023. This will enable users of Korean code payment services such as GLN, KEB Hana Bank and KB Kookmin Bank to shop at Smart Code merchants in …

Mitsubishi Power Underscores Progress to Fastrack Hydrogen Ecosystem Development at COP28

       

TOKYO, Dec 13, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), underscored its progress to fast track the development of the hydrogen ecosystem at COP28, which just concluded in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Javier Cavada, President and CEO, EMEA, Mitsubishi Power speaking during COP28 In recognition of the key role of …

JCB, IDEMIA and Soft Space launch “JCBDC” Phase 2 pilot to trial CBDC offline P2P payments

       

Tokyo, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Dec 13, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Japan’s only international payment brand JCB Co., Ltd. (“JCB”) has launched the “JCBDC” (JCB Digital Currency) Phase 2 pilot project with IDEMIA, a global leader in identity technologies, and the world’s leading fintech company Soft Space Sdn Bhd. (“Soft Space”). In Phase 1 of the JCBDC project, JCB, IDEMIA, and Soft Space …

Fujitsu delivers digital transformation for Honda Mobilityland’s ticketing system

       

TOKYO, Dec 13, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the introduction of its digital ticket platform to Honda Mobilityland Corporation’s (1) “Mobility Station” ticketing system in Japan. Honda Mobilityland, which operates the Suzuka Circuit motorsport race track and the motorsport venue Mobility Resort Motegi, launched the new platform for ticket sales for the “New Year HANABI” event at the Mobility Resort …

TANAKA Contributes to Global Vascular, a Medical Venture Company Developing a Stent Delivery System for Lower Limb Atherosclerosis

       

TOKYO, Dec 12, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TANAKA Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Group CEO: Koichiro Tanaka), which develops industrial precious metals products as one of the core companies of TANAKA Precious Metals, announced that it has contributed to Global Vascular Co., Ltd. (Head office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Kenta Bito; COO: Shunto Maegawa), a medical venture company developing a medical …

Hitachi High-Tech Launches the GT2000, High-Precision Electron Beam Metrology System to Meet the Needs of Semiconductor Devices Development and Mass Production in the High-NA EUV Generation

       

TOKYO, Dec 12, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi High-Tech Corporation (“Hitachi High-Tech”) announced today the launch of its GT2000 high-precision electron beam metrology system. GT2000 uses Hitachi High-Tech’s technology and expertise in CD-SEM(1), where itholds the top market share. GT2000 is equipped with new detection systems to cutting-edge 3D semiconductor devices. It also utilizes low-damage high-speed multi-point measurement functions for High-NA EUV(2) …

DNA Plc Automates New Data Centers with Juniper Networks and NEC

       

SUNNYVALE, CA and TOKYO, Dec 12, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Juniper Networks® (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leading global IT and network transformation services provider, today announced that DNA, part of Telenor Group and one of Finland’s leading mobile and fixed communications service providers, has deployed an intent-based networking data center fabric based …

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Presents new-look cars for WRC and WEC in 2024

       

Toyota City, Japan, Dec 12, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) has unveiled the new livery for the cars that will compete in the FIA World Rally Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship in the 2024 season. There are two concepts for the all-new matt black livery for the GR YARIS Rally1 HYBRID and the GR010 HYBRID, which compete in …