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World Premiere of All-New Prius in Japan

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

- With the fifth-generation hybrid system and second-generation TNGA platform, the new Prius delivers comfortable driving performance that makes users want to keep driving.

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  • - With the fifth-generation hybrid system and second-generation TNGA platform, the new Prius delivers comfortable driving performance that makes users want to keep driving.
  • For the Prius HEV to continue as the vehicle of choice for the coming generation, the new Prius needed more than its core strength as an environmentally friendly car.
  • Following Japan, the new Prius will be launched in North America, Europe, and other countries around the world.
  • (2) Based on total cumulative global sales of 4.99 million Prius and Prius PHEV models as of March 2022 according to calculations by Toyota.

Metoject Subcutaneous Injection Syringe (Methotrexate) Launched In Japan For Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 16, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and nippon medac Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of medac Gesellschaft fur klinische Spezialpraparate mbH announced today that they have launched the anti-rheumatic agent "Metoject Subcutaneous Injection 7.5mg syringe 0.15mL, 10mg syringe 0.20mL, 12.5mg syringe 0.25mL and 15mg syringe 0.30mL" (methotrexate, "MTX") in Japan with the indication of rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 16, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and nippon medac Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of medac Gesellschaft fur klinische Spezialpraparate mbH announced today that they have launched the anti-rheumatic agent "Metoject Subcutaneous Injection 7.5mg syringe 0.15mL, 10mg syringe 0.20mL, 12.5mg syringe 0.25mL and 15mg syringe 0.30mL" (methotrexate, "MTX") in Japan with the indication of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • nippon medac obtained the manufacturing and marketing approval of Japan's first self-administrable subcutaneous injection formulation of MTX, a first line option for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, on September 26, 2022.
  • "Eisai has established a solid franchise and has extensive sales experience in the rheumatoid arthritis area in Japan.
  • It is also the first self-administrable MTX subcutaneous injection formulation for rheumatoid arthritis in Japan," said Hirohisa Iriyama, Representative Director and President of nippon medac.

Artisan Red Premium: New Special Body Color Developed by Mazda

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Nov 15, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has applied its proprietary painting technology Takuminuri(1) to develop a new special color Artisan Red Premium.

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  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, Nov 15, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has applied its proprietary painting technology Takuminuri(1) to develop a new special color Artisan Red Premium.
  • Artisan Red Premium, the fourth Takuminuri color, was developed to extend the range of how the world views red, one of the colors symbolizing Mazda, as a culmination of the Takuminuri evolution to mark the 10th year since the first color Soul Red Premium was released.
  • Artisan Red Premium conveys the connotation of a red color created by skilled artisans.
  • (2) Soul Red Crystal is a further refinement of Soul Red Premium and a special paint color developed with the Takuminuri painting technology.

Supercomputer Fugaku retains first place worldwide in HPCG and Graph500 rankings

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 15, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The supercomputer Fugaku, jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu, has successfully retained the top spot for six consecutive terms in multiple major high-performance computer rankings including HPCG and Graph500 BFS (Breadth-First Search), and has also taken second place for the TOP500 and third place for the HPL-AI rankings.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 15, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The supercomputer Fugaku, jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu, has successfully retained the top spot for six consecutive terms in multiple major high-performance computer rankings including HPCG and Graph500 BFS (Breadth-First Search), and has also taken second place for the TOP500 and third place for the HPL-AI rankings.
  • The HPCG is a performance ranking for computing methods often used for real-world applications, and the Graph500 ranks systems based on graph analytic performance, an important element in data-intensive workloads.
  • The results this time were made with Fugaku's full complement of 158,976 nodes fit into 432 racks.
  • The top ranking on Graph500 was won by a collaboration involving RIKEN, Kyushu University, Fixstars Corporation, and Fujitsu.

Late heartbreak for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in dramatic season finale

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Monday, November 14, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 14, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team experienced late heartbreak in its goal of closing out the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship season with a victory at home in Japan.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 14, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team experienced late heartbreak in its goal of closing out the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship season with a victory at home in Japan.
  • The GR YARIS Rally1 HYBRID performed strongly from the beginning, and would win 11 out of 16 stages over the weekend.
  • This misfortune for Evans did promote Takamoto Katsuta into third position on his home rally in his TGR WRT Next Generation entry.
  • Winning the home rally of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing would have been very special, but to have Taka on the podium of his home event feels almost just as good.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing takes historic Hypercar title double

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Monday, November 14, 2022

Outgoing World Champions Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez took a hard-earned win, their second of the season in their #7 GR010 HYBRID, to crown TOYOTA GAZOO Racing as Hypercar manufacturers' World Champions.

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  • Outgoing World Champions Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez took a hard-earned win, their second of the season in their #7 GR010 HYBRID, to crown TOYOTA GAZOO Racing as Hypercar manufacturers' World Champions.
  • Success in WEC ensures TOYOTA GAZOO Racing achieves the unique feat of winning every available title, eight in total, in the three FIA series it participated in this season: the World Endurance, World Rally and World Rally Raid Championships.
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has one remaining appointment in the 2022 season, the official WEC rookie test at Bahrain International Circuit.
  • We maximised all the opportunities and doing the double of Le Mans and the title is an amazing feeling.

Hitachi Energy to provide world's first SF6-free 420 kV gas-insulated switchgear technology at TenneT's grid connection in Germany

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

The company aims to be a driving force behind the energy transition by investing in eco-efficient technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • The company aims to be a driving force behind the energy transition by investing in eco-efficient technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • As a transmission system operator, TenneT is a key player on the historic path to a safe, reliable and carbon-free energy system.
  • Hitachi Energy has placed sustainability at the heart of its Purpose and is advancing a sustainable energy future for all.
  • Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all.

JCB and East West Banking Corporation announce the launch of EastWest JCB Credit Card

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

TOKYO & MANILA, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, and East West Banking Corporation announce the launch of EastWest JCB Credit Card, a first for JCB in the Philippines in 25 years.

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  • TOKYO & MANILA, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, and East West Banking Corporation announce the launch of EastWest JCB Credit Card, a first for JCB in the Philippines in 25 years.
  • EastWest JCB Gold Credit Card and EastWest JCB Platinum Credit Card offer several rewards such as accumulate reward points that can redeem them for airline miles, cash rebates, or annual membership fee waiver.
  • JCB was headed by President and COO of JCB International Yoshiki Kaneko and Yusuke Matsui, JCB Manila's Country Manager.
  • JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading credit card issuer and acquirer in Japan.

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New eK X EV Wins RJC Car of the Year and RJC Technology of the Year for 2023

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

In addition, the electrification technology of all-electric kei-car used for the eK X EV has won the RJC Technology of the Year for 20232.

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  • In addition, the electrification technology of all-electric kei-car used for the eK X EV has won the RJC Technology of the Year for 20232.
  • Also offered at an affordable price for a wide range of users, the eK X EV provides momentum to the promotion of EVs."
  • In awarding the RJC Technology of the Year, the selection committee commented:
    "Utilizing the electrification technology that Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors have cultivated over the years, the eK X EV has achieved reduction in size and cost.
  • This is the fourth time(3) that Mitsubishi Motors has won the RJC Car of the Year, following the award for 2020 won by the eK wagon and eK X height-wagon kei-cars.

NEC Awarded Telecom Infra Project "Requirements Compliant Bronze Badge" for Disaggregated 400G transponder solution

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has been awarded two Requirements Compliant Bronze Badges from the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) for deploying its Network Operating System on TIP's defined open and disaggregated, optical new window400G transponder solution known as Phoenix.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has been awarded two Requirements Compliant Bronze Badges from the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) for deploying its Network Operating System on TIP's defined open and disaggregated, optical new window400G transponder solution known as Phoenix.
  • TIP is a global community of companies and organizations that work together to develop, test and deploy open, disaggregated, and standards-based solutions.
  • Phoenix is a white box L0/L1 transponder that operators can deploy on their existing optical line systems to increase network capacity.
  • It is based on disaggregated hardware and software components and is capable of line interface speeds of 400G.

NEC and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute demonstrate intersection safety using AI-based video analytics

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Tokyo & Blacksburg, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) have successfully carried out a proof of concept (PoC) to provide safety information and warnings to drivers, pedestrians and other road users near intersections using Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based video analysis technologies.

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  • Tokyo & Blacksburg, Nov 10, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) have successfully carried out a proof of concept (PoC) to provide safety information and warnings to drivers, pedestrians and other road users near intersections using Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based video analysis technologies.
  • NEC provided AI-based video analytics technology that can detect, categorize, and track road users such as vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles around intersections.
  • NEC and VTTI also worked on traffic safety use cases such as predicting collisions between vehicle and pedestrian, pedestrian crossing detection, and right/left turn vehicle detection.
  • In all endeavors, the VTTI community is charged with finding solutions to the greatest transportation challenges facing our world.