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Mitsubishi Motors Launches Ralliart Special Editions in Thailand

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 8:37am

TOKYO, Nov 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) today launched its first models of the revived Ralliart brand, the Triton(1) Ralliart and the Pajero Sport(2) Ralliart as special editions.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) today launched its first models of the revived Ralliart brand, the Triton(1) Ralliart and the Pajero Sport(2) Ralliart as special editions.
  • "We are truly honored to bring back the Ralliart brand products to the fans of Mitsubishi Motors and Ralliart," said Takao Kato, president and chief executive officer, MMC.
  • "Starting from these Ralliart special editions in Thailand, we are planning to introduce more of the attractive items sequentially.
  • Every Triton Ralliart and Pajero Sport Ralliart features iconic side decals with red, silver and black stripes, and mud flaps with the Ralliart logo.

Eisai and FCNT Enter Into Business Alliance Aiming to Support People Living with Dementia and to Prevent Dementia

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 1:13am

TOKYO, Nov 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and FCNT LIMITED announced today that both companies have entered into a business alliance agreement aiming to support people living with dementia and to prevent dementia, through developing solutions for maintaining brain performance.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 30, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and FCNT LIMITED announced today that both companies have entered into a business alliance agreement aiming to support people living with dementia and to prevent dementia, through developing solutions for maintaining brain performance.
  • With constructing a "Dementia Ecosystem", both companies aim to contribute to the solution of dementia, which is one of the important social issues in an aging society.
  • This will be the first time that "NouKNOW" is deployed as a function that can be operated on a smartphone.
  • F-52B users will be provided with brain performance checks at no cost by "NouKNOW" up to 4 times a year.

Eisai to Present Latest Data on Perampanel and E2730 at the 75th American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:56am

Additionally, an overview of phase III and other clinical studies (Poster number: 2.218) and a real-world pooled analysis of perampanel for elderly patients (Poster number: 1.215), will be presented.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, an overview of phase III and other clinical studies (Poster number: 2.218) and a real-world pooled analysis of perampanel for elderly patients (Poster number: 1.215), will be presented.
  • For E2730, a poster presentation will be given on the non-clinical study results (Poster number 2.197).
  • Eisai pursues its mission to provide "seizure freedom" to a greater number of patients with epilepsy.
  • Eisai remains committed further to addressing the diverse needs of, and increasing the benefits provided to, patients with epilepsy and their families.

Mazda Production and Sales Results for October 2021

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:58am

Mazda's domestic production volume in October 2021 decreased 58.7% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.

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  • Mazda's domestic production volume in October 2021 decreased 58.7% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's overseas production volume in October 2021 decreased 28.6% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's domestic sales volume in October 2021 decreased 28.3% year on year due to decreased sales of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's global sales volume in October 2021 decreased 21.9% year on year due to decreased sales in Japan, the U.S., China, Europe, and other regions.

BOB Financial, NPCI and JCB partner to launch Bank of Baroda Credit Cards on RuPay platform

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:00am

Talking about the launch, Mr. Shailendra Singh, MD & CEO, BOB Financial Solutions Limited said, "We are happy to partner with NPCI for launching BoB Credit Cards on the RuPay platform.

Key Points: 
  • Talking about the launch, Mr. Shailendra Singh, MD & CEO, BOB Financial Solutions Limited said, "We are happy to partner with NPCI for launching BoB Credit Cards on the RuPay platform.
  • Both Bank of Baroda and BFSL have a strong ongoing partnership with NPCI for their other products, and the addition of BoB Credit Cards will further strengthen this partnership.
  • Commenting on the launch, Ms. Praveena Rai, COO, NPCI, said, "We are happy to collaborate with BFSL to launch the Easy and Premier contactless credit cards on the RuPay platform.
  • The Company's primary business is in credit cards with its key differentiator being simple, easy-to-understand products that are fairly priced and efficiently serviced.

Mazda Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for Fifth Year Running

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 5:43am

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Nov 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices' Asia Pacific Index for the fifth year running.

Key Points: 
  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, Nov 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices' Asia Pacific Index for the fifth year running.
  • The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are among the longest-running(1) ESG investment indices(2) in the world.
  • Mazda was one of 77 Japanese companies and three automotive companies chosen from among approximately 600 major corporations assessed for inclusion in the DJSI Asia Pacific Index this year.
  • Mazda will continue to prioritize CSR in all initiatives and contribute to the development of a sustainable society.

Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results for October 2021

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:48am

Toyota City, Japan, Nov 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for October 2021 as well as the cumulative total from January to October 2021, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.

Key Points: 
  • Toyota City, Japan, Nov 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for October 2021 as well as the cumulative total from January to October 2021, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.
  • In October 2021, a parts supply shortage continuing from last month caused by the spread of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia and other factors resulted in year-on-year declines in global sales and production.
  • We are continuing to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19 and parts supply shortage trends, but as a result of the cooperation of our suppliers, our production plans from November onward are expected to be at high levels.
  • Going forward, we will continue to make every effort to minimize the impact.

European Commission Approves LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) for Patients With Certain Types of Endometrial Carcinoma

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 3:44am

This marks the first combination of tyrosine kinase inhibitor with immunotherapy approved in Europe for these patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial carcinoma.

Key Points: 
  • This marks the first combination of tyrosine kinase inhibitor with immunotherapy approved in Europe for these patients with advanced or recurrent endometrial carcinoma.
  • The median OS was 18.3 months for LENVIMA plus KEYTRUDA versus 11.4 months for chemotherapy.
  • The objective response rate (ORR) was 32% (95% CI, 27-37) for patients treated with LENVIMA plus KEYTRUDA versus 15% (95% CI, 11-18) for patients treated with chemotherapy (p
  • This approval allows marketing of LENVIMA plus KEYTRUDA in all 27 EU member states plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Northern Ireland.

European Commission Approves LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) as First-Line Treatment for Adult Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 1:15am

The objective response rate (ORR) was 71% (95% CI: 66-76) for patients treated with LENVIMA plus KEYTRUDA (n=355) versus 36% (95% CI: 31-41) for patients treated with sunitinib (n=357; p

Key Points: 
  • The objective response rate (ORR) was 71% (95% CI: 66-76) for patients treated with LENVIMA plus KEYTRUDA (n=355) versus 36% (95% CI: 31-41) for patients treated with sunitinib (n=357; p
  • This approval allows marketing of LENVIMA plus KEYTRUDA in all 27 EU member states plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Northern Ireland.
  • KEYTRUDA was continued for a maximum of 24 months; however, treatment with LENVIMA could be continued beyond 24 months.
  • LENVIMA has been approved in combination with KEYTRUDA (generic name: pembrolizumab), for the first-line treatment of adult patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in United States and in Europe.

MHI Publishes Integrated Report 'MHI Report 2021'

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 9:30am

TOKYO, Nov 26, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today published the MHI Report 2021.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 26, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today published the MHI Report 2021.
  • The President's Message explains MHI Group's path to value creation, focusing on the significance of MHI Group, and the concept for the Medium-term Business Plan (2021 Business Plan) created by backcasting from the MHI Group Vision for 2030.
  • The report also contains an overview of MHI Group's initiatives for sustainability, including company-wide targets and specific processes for the core issues (materiality) specified in 2020.
  • The report also includes details of measures to ensure the effectiveness of corporate governance, including a new skill matrix of directors.

Tokyo Gas, MC to Explore Feasibility of International Synthetic Methane Supply Chain for Carbon Neutrality

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 6:01am

TOKYO, Nov 26, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Gas) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce that we are jointly exloring feasibility(1) for a synthetic methane supply chain in LNG exporting countries.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 26, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Gas) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce that we are jointly exloring feasibility(1) for a synthetic methane supply chain in LNG exporting countries.
  • To that end, Japan's sixth Strategic Energy Plan highlights the importance of replacing natural gas with synthetic methane for carbon neutrality.
  • A supply chain that leverages existing infrastructure to liquefy and transport the methane will also need to be forged.
  • Committing to the early development of a synthetic methane supply chain will contribute Japan to achieve its goal to go carbon neutral by 2050.

Honda Unveils the World Premiere of Advanced Future Safety Technologies toward the Realization of its Goal for Zero Traffic Collision Fatalities by 2050

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 2:48am

Honda will strive to attain its goal of realizing "zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles globally by 2050" utilizing two key technologies.

Key Points: 
  • Honda will strive to attain its goal of realizing "zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles globally by 2050" utilizing two key technologies.
  • Moreover, Honda will continue working to expand application of a motorcycle detection function and further enhance functions of its ADAS (advanced driver-assistance system).
  • Through these initiatives, Honda will strive to reduce global traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles by half(2) by 2030.
  • Beyond that, Honda will strive to realize its ambitious goal of "zero traffic collision fatalities by 2050" through establishment of future safety technologies at the earliest possible timing.

MHI is Awarded a Major Turbomachinery Order for Ust-Luga LNG Export Plant

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 9:09am

The order consists of the best in class, high efficiency dual shaft 120 megawatt H-100 gas turbines and centrifugal compressors.

Key Points: 
  • The order consists of the best in class, high efficiency dual shaft 120 megawatt H-100 gas turbines and centrifugal compressors.
  • MHI President & CEO Seiji Izumisawa said, "We are pleased to supply MHI's H-100 driven compressor trains for this prestigious Ust-Luga LNG plant.
  • MHI has an extensive record of delivering state-of-the-art turbomachinery to the oil & gas and petrochemical industries and continues to be a major turbomachinery player in the Russian market.
  • MHI's H-100 is ideally suited to drive the main refrigeration compressors in large scale LNG plants for several reasons, including:
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MHI Thermal Systems Receives '2021 Minister of the Environment Award for Climate Action' for 'Q-ton Circulation' Air-to-Water Heat Pump

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 8:04am

The award ceremony will take place on December 8 at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition hall.

Key Points: 
  • The award ceremony will take place on December 8 at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition hall.
  • The Ministry of the Environment accolade marks the fourth award bestowed on the Q-ton Circulation.
  • In 2019, the new heat pump received the 47th Technology Award from the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE).
  • The 2021 award is MHI Thermal Systems' second to date: in 2019, the company received an Environment Minister's Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity for its centrifugal chiller ETI-Z Series that adopt a low-GWP refrigerant.

Hirono IGCC Plant Construction Project Completed in Fukushima; Operations Launched on November 19

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 7:00am

Operation of the new facility, which is a high-efficiency, clean commercial power plant incorporating the world's most advanced coal gasification technologies, got underway on November 19.

Key Points: 
  • Operation of the new facility, which is a high-efficiency, clean commercial power plant incorporating the world's most advanced coal gasification technologies, got underway on November 19.
  • The project called for creation of one of the world's largest IGCC configurations, roughly twice the scale of the previously completed Nakoso Unit 10 (former IGCC demonstration plant).
  • The Hirono project was completed with integration of next-generation thermal power generation technologies from MHI - including Mitsubishi Power - and three Group companies.
  • The Hirono IGCC plant adopts a high-efficiency gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) system integrating gas and steam turbines.