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MITSUBISHI MOTORS Redesigns New ECLIPSE CROSS, Also Offered with Plug-in Hybrid Powertrain

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 4:09am

TOKYO, Sept 18, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) has released a first look at the redesigned Mitsubishi ECLIPSE CROSS.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 18, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION (MMC) has released a first look at the redesigned Mitsubishi ECLIPSE CROSS.
  • For the first time, the company will expand its portfolio of the industry-leading plug-in hybrid (PHEV) drivetrain in select global markets.
  • Launched globally in 2017, the ECLIPSE CROSS is the company's crossover SUV, which fuses a coupe-like style with SUV capabilities.
  • "The ECLIPSE CROSS is the first step toward the next generation of Mitsubishi Design, and there is so much more to come."

Eisai Presents Latest Data of Phase I Clinical Trial on Liposomal Formulation of Anti-Cancer Agent Halaven (Eribulin) at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:29am

E7389-LF is a new formulation using liposomes made of a lipid bilayer to encapsulate the halichondrin-class microtubule dynamics inhibitor eribulin.

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  • E7389-LF is a new formulation using liposomes made of a lipid bilayer to encapsulate the halichondrin-class microtubule dynamics inhibitor eribulin.
  • In tumor tissue, gaps exist among vascular endothelial cells due to incomplete vasculature, which is thought to allow for penetration by macromolecules.
  • The disease control rate combining stable disease rate, partial response rate, and complete response rate was 89.3% (95% CI: 71.8-97.7).
  • Eisai positions oncology as a key franchise area and aims to create innovative drugs that act towards curing cancer.

Fujitsu Develops Technology to Block Facial Authentication Fraud

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2:20am

- New technology can detect attempts to impersonate others through photographs from face images, amidst growing risk of fraud as biometric authentication gains popularity.

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  • - New technology can detect attempts to impersonate others through photographs from face images, amidst growing risk of fraud as biometric authentication gains popularity.
  • KAWASAKI, Japan, Sept 18, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a facial recognition technology that uses conventional cameras to successfully identify efforts to spoof authentication systems.
  • Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services.
  • Founded in 1968 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. is one of the premier research centers in the world.

New Report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids Confirms North America's Sustainable Energy Future

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:48am

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - A new report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids, a global technology leader, confirms that the future of the North American energy industry is undeniably green.

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  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - A new report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids, a global technology leader, confirms that the future of the North American energy industry is undeniably green.
  • "By 2044, North America's dependency on fossil fuel-based energy sources will be a fraction of what it is today," said Greg Toothaker, Vice President, Energy Portfolio Management at Hitachi ABB Power Grids.
  • For more detailed Report findings or to purchase the 'North American Power Reference Case: Spring 2020' Report, please visit: https://bit.ly/3hIY62t
    About Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.
    Hitachi ABB Power Grids is global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries.
  • With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values.

TRI-AD Office Wins "Creative Office Award" at 33rd Nikkei New Office Awards

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:36am

TOKYO, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it has received the "Creative Office Award" at the 33rd Nikkei New Office Awards held by Nikkei Inc. and the New Office Promotion Association (NOPA).

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  • TOKYO, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it has received the "Creative Office Award" at the 33rd Nikkei New Office Awards held by Nikkei Inc. and the New Office Promotion Association (NOPA).
  • Embracing the concept, TRI-AD aims to create an office where its employees can realize the three pillars of: "Inspiration," "High Productivity," and "Happy Work" through their daily activities.
  • It has also adopted a new system called "WISH STORE / WISH TOWN" to create an office that continues to grow with its employees.
  • By adopting a unique communication method to realize ideas from its employees, they can enjoy shaping the future of the office together.

Denyo and Toyota Jointly Develop and Start Verification Tests for Fuel Cell Power Supply Vehicle that Uses Hydrogen to Generate Electricity

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:40am

Environment-friendly vehicle reduces CO2 emissions, supplies continuous power for approximately 72 hours during disasters

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  • Environment-friendly vehicle reduces CO2 emissions, supplies continuous power for approximately 72 hours during disasters
    Toyota City, Japan, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Denyo Co., Ltd. (Denyo) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced today that they have jointly developed a fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity.
  • Fuel cell power supply vehicles, on the other hand, use fuel cells to provide power.
  • The Toyota/Denyo fuel cell power supply vehicle that was jointly developed this time is based on Toyota's "Dyna" light-duty trucks, equipped with the fuel cell system of Toyota's Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) as its power source.
  • For its power supply unit, it uses a fuel cell power supply equipment developed by Denyo under a program subsidized by the Ministry of the Environment(2).

Eisai Establishes Pharma Sales Subsidiary in Vietnam

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:59am

TOKYO, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has established a new pharmaceutical sales subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (Vietnam), which will be named Eisai Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Eisai Vietnam).

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  • TOKYO, Sept 17, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has established a new pharmaceutical sales subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (Vietnam), which will be named Eisai Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Eisai Vietnam).
  • Eisai Vietnam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eisai.
  • In 1992, Eisai (Thailand) Marketing Co., Ltd., a pharmaceutical sales subsidiary of Eisai, started business in Vietnam through a local agency.
  • With the establishment of Eisai Vietnam, Eisai aims to enhance its own drug sales system in Vietnam, deliver innovative new drugs to more patients in Vietnam, and contribute to improving the benefits of patients and their families.

Cleantech Group Names TRENDE Inc. a 2020 APAC 25 Company

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 12:00pm

TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TRENDE Inc., an online renewable energy retailer in Japan, has just been included in the 2020 APAC 25 list produced by Cleantech Group, a global provider of research, consulting and events to catalyse opportunities in sustainable innovation.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TRENDE Inc., an online renewable energy retailer in Japan, has just been included in the 2020 APAC 25 list produced by Cleantech Group, a global provider of research, consulting and events to catalyse opportunities in sustainable innovation.
  • Cleantech Group put together the third annual list of 25 companies through a combination of APAC-related inputs from the annual Global Cleantech 100 process and detailed contributions from an APAC 25 expert panel.
  • "Although only customers can truly validate what we are doing it is encouraging to be included in the APAC 25 list.
  • - The 2020 APAC 25 companies will be featured online on October 20, 2020 in Cleantech Interactive's October edition (https://interactive.cleantech.com/).

Hitachi to End Business Operations on the UK Nuclear Power Stations Construction Project

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:17am

TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will end business operations on the nuclear power plant construction project in the United Kingdom (Horizon Project), which was suspended in January 2019 (1).

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  • TOKYO, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it will end business operations on the nuclear power plant construction project in the United Kingdom (Horizon Project), which was suspended in January 2019 (1).
  • The Horizon Project is a proposal by Horizon Nuclear Power Limited, which Hitachi acquired in November 2012, to develop nuclear power stations comprising of two units of UK ABWR(2) at Wylfa Newydd in Anglesey, North-West Wales, with the intention to develop Hitachi's nuclear business in the UK and contribute to the energy policy of the UK government, as well as maintaining the business foundation that supports the nuclear industry in Japan.
  • As a result of this decision to end business operations on the Horizon Project, Hitachi will coordinate with the UK government and relevant organizations regarding its cooperation as the owner of ABWR licence(3) and the handling of the planned construction sites and other matters.
  • Hitachi will continue to contribute to improve social, environmental and economic value and people's quality of life through its Social Innovation Business, including the energy business.

Toyota to Launch New Companies for Marketing and for Creating Mobility Businesses

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:12am

Toyota City, Japan, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Dentsu Group Inc. (Dentsu Group), and Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu), together with Toyota subsidiary Delphys Inc. (Delphys), announced today their intention to launch a new business structure, effective from January 2021 (scheduled), for innovating marketing and creating mobility businesses.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Dentsu Group Inc. (Dentsu Group), and Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu), together with Toyota subsidiary Delphys Inc. (Delphys), announced today their intention to launch a new business structure, effective from January 2021 (scheduled), for innovating marketing and creating mobility businesses.
  • Toyota believes that it would be difficult to achieve such kind of business-model innovation on its own.
  • Furthermore, it recognizes the need to have the power to link with many like-minded partners who feel the same, and propose together with them mobility businesses to the world.
  • Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Expands Tropos Portfolio with Wireless Strategy for Industrial Communications

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 10:39am

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi ABB Power Grids has introduced its new wireless communication solution with the launch of the next generation Tropos TRO600 portfolio.

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  • ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi ABB Power Grids has introduced its new wireless communication solution with the launch of the next generation Tropos TRO600 portfolio.
  • With Hitachi ABB Power Grids' new wireless portfolio, we are introducing a comprehensive hybrid network that addresses unique operating challenges of disparate, purpose-builtcommunication networks," said Massimo Danieli, Managing Director, Grid Automation business unit, Hitachi ABB Power Grids.
  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids wireless solutions share Supros, a unified network management platform, enabling simpler and more efficient network deployment and operation.
  • About Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.
    Hitachi ABB Power Grids is global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries.

Overview of Honda and Acura Exhibits for the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020)

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:23am

BEIJING, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020), which will take place in Beijing, China (Media days: September 26-27, Trade days: September 28-29, Public days: September 30-October 5, 2020).

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  • BEIJING, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2020), which will take place in Beijing, China (Media days: September 26-27, Trade days: September 28-29, Public days: September 30-October 5, 2020).
  • The Honda exhibit at its automobile booth will include the world premiere of a concept car indicating the direction of the future mass-production model of the Honda brand's first EV to be introduced in China.
  • The Honda automobile exhibit also will include the CR-V PHEV, the first Honda vehicle equipped with a plug-in hybrid system to be introduced in China, various types of electrified models, as well as all-new mass-production models.
  • The Acura booth will showcase various mass-production models while Honda motorcycle booth will mainly exhibit Honda's FUN motorcycle models.

Mitsubishi Corporation and Surbana Jurong Joint Venture to Form Partnership with SinarMas Land to Advance Smart, Sustainable Transit-Oriented Developments in Indonesia

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:41am

TOKYO, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has announced today that its joint venture company with Surbana Jurong (SJ), "Mitbana Pte Ltd" (Mitbana), has formed a significant partnership with leading Indonesian property developer Sinar Mas Land (SML) to advance smart and sustainable Transit-Oriented Developments (TODs) in BSD City, Indonesia.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 15, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has announced today that its joint venture company with Surbana Jurong (SJ), "Mitbana Pte Ltd" (Mitbana), has formed a significant partnership with leading Indonesian property developer Sinar Mas Land (SML) to advance smart and sustainable Transit-Oriented Developments (TODs) in BSD City, Indonesia.
  • BSD City, located in South Tangerang, Greater Jakarta, is SML's flagship town development that had started its development in the mid-1980s.
  • This undertaking will enlarge BSD City's existing development footprint and expand on its current population of 200,000 residents.
  • As one of Indonesia's largest and most established conglomerates, SML will offer its strong local knowledge and track record in growing BSD City.

DOCOMO Launches Inbound 5G Roaming with AT&T

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 9:25am

TOKYO, Sept 14, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has launched an inbound 5G roaming service to allow foreign operators and their customers visiting Japan to roam on DOCOMO's 5G network, effectively immediately, initially for customers of AT&T Mobility, DOCOMO's partner mobile operator in the United States.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 14, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has launched an inbound 5G roaming service to allow foreign operators and their customers visiting Japan to roam on DOCOMO's 5G network, effectively immediately, initially for customers of AT&T Mobility, DOCOMO's partner mobile operator in the United States.
  • DOCOMO is the first mobile operator in Japan to offer an inbound 5G roaming service.
  • Going forward, DOCOMO plans to expand its inbound 5G roaming service with mobile operators around the globe.
  • NTT DOCOMO, Japan's leading mobile operator with over 79 million subscriptions, is one of the world's foremost contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G mobile network technologies.

MHI Thermal Systems' Air Conditioners for the Australian and New Zealand Markets Receive Canstar Blue Award for Second Straight Year

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 9:10am

A broad lineup of MHI Thermal Systems' air conditioners is marketed in Australia and New Zealand through its local subsidiary Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia, Pty.

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  • A broad lineup of MHI Thermal Systems' air conditioners is marketed in Australia and New Zealand through its local subsidiary Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia, Pty.
  • The brand garnering the highest total rating is granted the right to display the "Canstar Blue" logo on its winning products for a period of one year.
  • Canstar Blue, established in 2010, is the most authoritative consumer review and comparison site in Australia and the broader Oceania region.
  • "As a customer-centric organisation, we are honoured to have received this Canstar Blue award for the second year in a row.