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Mazda Production and Sales Results for January 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:33am

TOKYO, Feb 25, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for January 2021 are summarized below.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 25, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for January 2021 are summarized below.
  • Mazda's domestic production volume in January 2021 decreased 12.1% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's overseas production volume in January 2021 decreased 11.2% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's global sales volume in January 2021 decreased 2.3% year on year due to decreased sales in China and Europe.

Self-cleaning Glass Market Size, Impacted by COVID-19, to Reach US$ 120.7 Million in 2026, Says Stratview Research

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

This strategic assessment report, from Stratview Research, provides a comprehensive analysis that reflects today's self-cleaning glass market realities and future market possibilities for the forecast period of 2021 to 2026.

Key Points: 
  • This strategic assessment report, from Stratview Research, provides a comprehensive analysis that reflects today's self-cleaning glass market realities and future market possibilities for the forecast period of 2021 to 2026.
  • The self-cleaning glass was commercially introduced in 2001 by Pilkington (now part of Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd).
  • Despite being into commercialization for about two decades, self-cleaning glass is still toiling hard for attaining a substantial foothold.
  • It is estimated that the market for self-cleaning glass is likely to bounce-back in 2021, followed by sequential growth till 2026.

Self-cleaning Glass Market Size, Impacted by COVID-19, to Reach US$ 120.7 Million in 2026, Says Stratview Research

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

This strategic assessment report, from Stratview Research, provides a comprehensive analysis that reflects today's self-cleaning glass market realities and future market possibilities for the forecast period of 2021 to 2026.

Key Points: 
  • This strategic assessment report, from Stratview Research, provides a comprehensive analysis that reflects today's self-cleaning glass market realities and future market possibilities for the forecast period of 2021 to 2026.
  • The self-cleaning glass was commercially introduced in 2001 by Pilkington (now part of Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd).
  • Despite being into commercialization for about two decades, self-cleaning glass is still toiling hard for attaining a substantial foothold.
  • It is estimated that the market for self-cleaning glass is likely to bounce-back in 2021, followed by sequential growth till 2026.

Fontana Car Dealership Offers New Mazda Digital Service

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Mazda Digital Service allows customers to make servicing their vehicle much easier by having everything available through their smartphone.

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  • The Mazda Digital Service allows customers to make servicing their vehicle much easier by having everything available through their smartphone.
  • When a customer brings their vehicle into the Fontana Mazda service center , a Mazda Service Professional will send a walkaround video of a multipoint inspection.
  • This digital service also comes with status updates so that clients know when their Mazda model is ready to be picked up from the service center.
  • The Fontana Mazda service center is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clients can find the dealership at 16800 S. Highland Ave. in Fontana.

Northgate Public Services Becomes NEC Software Solutions UK from July 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:59am

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS) today announced a name change that means from July 2021, NPS will become NEC Software Solutions UK.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 22, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS) today announced a name change that means from July 2021, NPS will become NEC Software Solutions UK.
  • NEC Software Solutions UK will remain a separate limited company and will continue to operate from its offices in the UK.
  • We are proud of the company's success and excited for the future as we continue to work with the UK team to drive innovation across the public sector under its new company name, NEC Software Solutions UK."
  • The following changes of company name will take place:
    Northgate Public Services (NPS) has a proven history of developing game changing software for the public sector.

Sumitomo Life Insurance Selects Talend to Build Company's Data Infrastructure

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & TOKYO, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a global leader in data integration and data integrity , announced today that Sumitomo Life Insurance Company , one of the Japan's leading life insurance companies, has selected Talend Data Fabric for its data analytics infrastructure.

Key Points: 
  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & TOKYO, Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a global leader in data integration and data integrity , announced today that Sumitomo Life Insurance Company , one of the Japan's leading life insurance companies, has selected Talend Data Fabric for its data analytics infrastructure.
  • In order to meet the needs of each individual customer and provide the best insurance for them, Sumitomo Life uses Talend Data Fabric as the hub of its data infrastructure.
  • "Talend helped Sumitomo Life reinvent its data-driven infrastructure to provide a data management platform that enables the development of advanced products for its customers.
  • Talend Data Fabric is the only platform that brings together all the data integration and governance capabilities,to simplify every aspect of working with data.

Czech Hydrometeorological Institute puts NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into operation

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 5:36am

TOKYO, Feb 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) put an NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into service.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) put an NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into service.
  • The SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer was delivered by NEC Deutschland GmbH in September 2020 and operational readiness was declared in December 2020.
  • "We are very happy to bring the new NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA into operation.
  • The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute is the Czech Republic's central government institution for the fields of air quality, hydrology, water quality, climatology and meteorology, performing this function as an objective specialized service.

Urovant Sciences Announces Progression of URO-902 Phase 2a Trial Following Positive Recommendation from the Data and Safety Monitoring Board

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Following the recommendation of the DSMB, Urovant is proceeding with opening cohort 2 of the study with a dose of 48 mg or placebo.

Key Points: 
  • Following the recommendation of the DSMB, Urovant is proceeding with opening cohort 2 of the study with a dose of 48 mg or placebo.
  • URO-902 is administered via direct intradetrusor injections into the bladder wall under local anesthesia in patients who are experiencing OAB symptoms and UUI.
  • Urovant Sciences, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd., intends to develop novel treatments for additional urologic diseases.
  • Sumitovant is the majority shareholder of Myovant Sciences and Urovant Sciences, and wholly owns Enzyvant Therapeutics, Spirovant Sciences, and Altavant Sciences.

SMBC Launches Sustainability-Linked Loan for Overseas Japanese Customers

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) (President and Group CEO: Makoto Takashima) announced today the launch of Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL) financing for its overseas Japanese customers ESG (1) and SDGs (2) related activities.

Key Points: 
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) (President and Group CEO: Makoto Takashima) announced today the launch of Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL) financing for its overseas Japanese customers ESG (1) and SDGs (2) related activities.
  • This is the first SLL financing arranged by SMBC for an overseas Japanese customer.
  • As announced on April 13, 2020, SMBC Group including SMBC has established SMBC Group GREEN GLOBE 2030, a ten-year plan that extends to 2030 based on the Sustainability Statement.
  • Based on the Sustainability Statement, SMBC will engage and act together with customers and other stakeholders to contribute to the global transformation into a better society.

Nippon Express USA Completes Construction of Huntsville Logistics Center

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 7:00am

Automobile production in North America is concentrated mostly in the U.S. Midwest, but recent years have seen notable growth in the number of vehicles produced in Mexico as set manufacturers move into the country, expand their factory capacity and significantly step up production, also leading to increased automobile production in the geographically nearby U.S. Southeast, which includes the state of Alabama.

Key Points: 
  • Automobile production in North America is concentrated mostly in the U.S. Midwest, but recent years have seen notable growth in the number of vehicles produced in Mexico as set manufacturers move into the country, expand their factory capacity and significantly step up production, also leading to increased automobile production in the geographically nearby U.S. Southeast, which includes the state of Alabama.
  • The Center will handle distribution center (DC) operations for Mazda model parts manufactured by Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (hereinafter, "MTMUS"), a joint venture between Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation scheduled to begin full-scale production of finished vehicles from fiscal 2021, and it will provide services synchronized to MTMUS's production as it seeks to establish itself as a primary logistics partner.
  • Using the completion of this new facility as a springboard, NEUSA will be looking to handle a variety of operations for parts/material suppliers and set manufacturers in the U.S. Southeast, and to expand its customer base beyond the automotive industry to further augment the Nippon Express Group's business infrastructure.
  • In establishing this Center, Nippon Express is aiming to further extend its logistics services across the U.S. and step up its efforts targeting the automotive industry, positioned as a priority industry in the Nippon Express Group's Medium-term Management Plan.