Mitsubishi Corporation

PoC Launched to Test Smart-charging Service Using EV Connected Technologies

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

This PoC will seek to verify the commercial viability of what would be Japan's first smart-charging service leveraging EV connected technologies.

Key Points: 
  • This PoC will seek to verify the commercial viability of what would be Japan's first smart-charging service leveraging EV connected technologies.
  • *Kaluza is a subsidiary of the UK-based innovative energy service provider OVO Group, in which MC acquired a 20% interest in 2019.
  • During the PoC period, customers will subscribe to a charging plan that has been specially developed by MC Retail Energy exclusively for this service.
  • Furthermore, because this service will make it possible to directly control EV charging from Kaluza's platform via Mitsubishi Motors' connected systems, it does not require any communications-capable (i.e.

The Hunt for Junior Nickel Miners - Timing is Everything

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Historically, the nickel price has troughed at the 70th percentile, followed by a subsequent rebound."

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  • Historically, the nickel price has troughed at the 70th percentile, followed by a subsequent rebound."
  • There has been an addition of 3.877 billion pounds (1.758 million tonnes) of contained nickel to the Indicated resource.
  • Nickel Creek Platinum Corp. is focused on advancing its 100%-owned Nickel Shäw Project towards becoming Canada's next world-class nickel sulphide mine.
  • With the recent attention the news from Canada Nickel made with its major investment in Timmins, planning $1-billion nickel processing plant in Ontario for EVs, investors may be on the hunt for other nickel plays.

Former JAXA Astronaut Dr. Soichi Noguchi Joins Voyager Space Advisory Board

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

DENVER, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Space (Voyager), a global leader in space exploration, today announced Dr. Soichi Noguchi has been appointed to the company's advisory board.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Space (Voyager), a global leader in space exploration, today announced Dr. Soichi Noguchi has been appointed to the company's advisory board.
  • Dr. Noguchi is an aeronautical engineer, former Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut, and the first astronaut in the world to accomplish three different methods of Earth entry from space.
  • His addition to the Voyager advisory board is another essential step in broadening the company's space exploration efforts and building a better future for humanity.
  • "Dr. Noguchi joins our team at a pivotal time, and we are glad to have him on board."

Mitsubishi Corporation, KDDI CORPORATION, Lawson, Inc. have entered into the Capital Business Partnership Agreement

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Lawson and KDDI will merge their real touchpoints (Lawson stores: approximately 14,600, au Style/au shop stores: approximately 2,200) to establish large real-store networks in Japan.

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  • Lawson and KDDI will merge their real touchpoints (Lawson stores: approximately 14,600, au Style/au shop stores: approximately 2,200) to establish large real-store networks in Japan.
  • This will enable Lawson to expand its store network and enhance its functionalities, aiming for further improvement in customer convenience.
  • - Developing services for KDDI and Lawson customers to provide good shopping deals, expanding customer visits to Lawson stores.
  • KDDI is expanding into a wide range of business areas including mobile telecommunications as core business, as well as banking, insurance, education, travel, and delivery services.

First Plant to be Operated under Hydroelectric Power Alliance Goes Online

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 1, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Hokkaido Electric Power Company (Hokuden) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce today's launch of commercial operations at the Ainumanai Power Plant (Location: Yakumo-cho Futami-gun, Hokkaido).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 1, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Hokkaido Electric Power Company (Hokuden) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce today's launch of commercial operations at the Ainumanai Power Plant (Location: Yakumo-cho Futami-gun, Hokkaido).
  • The plant, which shall be run by our joint venture company established in November 2021, Donan Hydroelectric LLC (Donan Hydro)1, is the first to commence operations under our hydroelectric power alliance servicing Hokkaido's Donan region.
  • Donan Hydro will replace the 5 plants owned by Hokuden (Nanae Power Plant, Isoyagawa Daiichi Power Plant, Isoyagawa Daini Power Plant, Ainumanai Power Plant and Ono Power Plant), and commence power-generation after the replacement.
  • The remaining four plants in the region that are targeted by our alliance shall go online in stages once their replacement work has been completed.

Isuzu Joins Multi-interest Agreement to Promote Regional Transportation DX Self-driving Bus PoC Launched in Hiratsuka City

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Monday, January 22, 2024

The agreement, which focuses on autonomous-driving services in Kanagawa Prefecture's Hiratsuka City, was originally signed on April 7, 2023 by MC, Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu Co., Ltd., Aisan Technology Co., Ltd., and A-Drive Inc.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement, which focuses on autonomous-driving services in Kanagawa Prefecture's Hiratsuka City, was originally signed on April 7, 2023 by MC, Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa Chuo Kotsu Co., Ltd., Aisan Technology Co., Ltd., and A-Drive Inc.
  • Signing Ceremony on January 19, 2024
    Through its work to address logistics and mobility related challenges with DX-driven innovations, Isuzu has demonstrated that its values align with our five-partner commitment to this autonomous-driving project.
  • Our shared goal to find mobility solutions made Isuzu's inclusion in our agreement a logical step forward.
  • The objective of our six-party agreement is to help revitalize Japan's regional communities by offering them public transportation services that are convenient, accessible and sustainable.

Giga Metals to Present at the Battery & Precious Metals Virtual Investor Conference January 30th

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Friday, January 26, 2024

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Giga Metals Corp. (TSXV: GIGA, OTCQX: GIGGF, FSE: BRR2), based in Vancouver, focused on nickel and cobalt, today announced that Mark Jarvis, CEO & Chairman, will present live at the Battery and Precious Metals Virtual Investor Conference, hosted by VirtualInvestorConferences.com, on January 30th, 2024.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Giga Metals Corp. (TSXV: GIGA, OTCQX: GIGGF, FSE: BRR2), based in Vancouver, focused on nickel and cobalt, today announced that Mark Jarvis, CEO & Chairman, will present live at the Battery and Precious Metals Virtual Investor Conference, hosted by VirtualInvestorConferences.com, on January 30th, 2024.
  • This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time.
  • has a key role to play in the future of the nickel industry, in particular for the battery industry.
  • Giga Metals, in conjunction with partner Mitsubishi Corp., is in active discussions with potential strategic investors.

Global Carbon Dioxide Removals (CDR) Industry Report 2024: Historical Revenue Data for 2022, Estimates for 2023, and CAGR Forecasts through 2028

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Friday, January 19, 2024

DUBLIN, Jan. 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Carbon Dioxide Removals (CDR) Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Jan. 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Carbon Dioxide Removals (CDR) Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global carbon dioxide removal market witnessed sharp growth from 2022 to 2023.
  • Based on carbon credit buyers, the carbon dioxide removal market has been segmented into the finance sector, technology sector and others.
  • In-depth analysis of global market trends, featuring historical revenue data for 2022, estimated figures for 2023, as well as forecasts for 2028.

VYSIONEER Collaborates with MC Medical to Introduce the First-ever Brain Tumor Auto Contouring AI for Radiotherapy to Japan

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

This partnership marks a significant milestone as we introduce our first-ever brain tumor auto contouring AI Solution to the Japanese market, aiming to accelerate clinical workflows and enhance treatment precision in brain tumor management.

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  • This partnership marks a significant milestone as we introduce our first-ever brain tumor auto contouring AI Solution to the Japanese market, aiming to accelerate clinical workflows and enhance treatment precision in brain tumor management.
  • Japan leads in advanced radiotherapy technology; we are honored to bring our AI solution to this pioneering nation.
  • VBrain, a brain tumor management AI Solution is designed to streamline clinical workflow and elevate treatment accuracy for brain radiosurgery/radiotherapy.
  • "Japan stands at the forefront of advanced radiotherapy technology, and we are deeply honored to introduce our cutting-edge AI solution in this pioneering nation."

Mitsubishi Corporation Invests in ThinkIQ to Drive Digital Transformation for the Manufacturing Industry

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Tuesday, January 9, 2024

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkIQ, a pioneer of digital manufacturing transformation solutions, today announced an investment by Mitsubishi Corporation and a collaboration agreement to jointly accelerate the growth of ThinkIQ's digital manufacturing platform in Japan. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.

Key Points: 
  • ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkIQ , a pioneer of digital manufacturing transformation solutions, today announced an investment by Mitsubishi Corporation and a collaboration agreement to jointly accelerate the growth of ThinkIQ's digital manufacturing platform in Japan.
  • Mitsubishi Corporation is partnering with ThinkIQ to accelerate digital transformation with smart manufacturing solutions for the many industrial supply chains in its ecosystem.
  • ThinkIQ has built its open platform working closely with U.S. and European government smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 initiatives and global standards bodies.
  • "We are honored to have been recognized by Mitsubishi Corporation as its partner to drive global adoption of smart manufacturing solutions," said Doug Lawson, CEO of ThinkIQ.