MITSUBISHI CORPORATION


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Locations: SUN, KYOTO, LAWSON, MC, TOKYO, JAPAN

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.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

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.

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.

Mitsubishi Corporation and Amogy with SK Innovation join forces to unlock the potential of Amogy's ammonia cracking technology in Japan and South Korea

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Upon the completion of the initial phase, three companies are looking to explore joint pilot opportunities in the strategic regions.

Key Points: 
  • Upon the completion of the initial phase, three companies are looking to explore joint pilot opportunities in the strategic regions.
  • Ammonia, a versatile and widely used chemical compound, has emerged as a promising renewable fuel and a cost-effective carrier of hydrogen.
  • In addition, Amogy's ammonia cracking technology is expected to have high potential to be utilized as hydrogen carrier in large-scale transportation.
  • Both Mitsubishi Corporation and SK Innovation have participated in Amogy's recent $150M Series B fundraising which was led by SK Innovation.

MC and CP Group to Conduct Feasibility Study on Decarbonizing Thai Manufacturing

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Monday, December 18, 2023

TOKYO, Dec 18, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangkok-based Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (CP) to conduct a feasibility study (FS) on decarbonizing Thailand's manufacturing industries.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Dec 18, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangkok-based Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (CP) to conduct a feasibility study (FS) on decarbonizing Thailand's manufacturing industries.
  • To determine the feasibility of supplying carbon-free power generated in the surrounding region to Thailand, assisting with the country's efforts to decarbonize, and helping its manufacturing industries to become more competitive.
  • MC has a strong track record of developing renewable energy, starting with projects in Europe and Japan.
  • We will continue to do our part to decarbonize our planet and ensure a sustainable future for all who call it home.

Mitsubishi Corporation and Amogy with SK Innovation join forces to unlock the potential of Amogy's ammonia cracking technology in Japan and South Korea

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Upon the completion of the initial phase, three companies are looking to explore joint pilot opportunities in the strategic regions.

Key Points: 
  • Upon the completion of the initial phase, three companies are looking to explore joint pilot opportunities in the strategic regions.
  • Ammonia, a versatile and widely used chemical compound, has emerged as a promising renewable fuel and a cost-effective carrier of hydrogen.
  • In addition, Amogy's ammonia cracking technology is expected to have high potential to be utilized as hydrogen carrier in large-scale transportation.
  • Both Mitsubishi Corporation and SK Innovation have participated in Amogy's recent $150M Series B fundraising which was led by SK Innovation.

Mitsubishi Corporation Announcement Sale of Australian Metallurgical Coal Assets

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

The Daunia and

Key Points: 
  • The Daunia and
    Blackwater mines are part of the BMA joint venture, which MDP and
    thermal and metallurgical coal assets in New South Wales.
  • high-quality metallurgical coal from the remaining BMA assets,
    which form a core part of our mineral resources portfolio.
  • high-quality metallurgical coal and iron ore.
  • Moreover, MC will
    business in metals and minerals underpinning electrification, such
    a footprint in a future circular economy.

Indonesia's Tangguh Expansion Project Commences LNG Shipment

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Friday, October 20, 2023

TOKYO, Oct 20, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - We, the joint venture partners of the Tangguh LNG Project led by bp, the project operator, are pleased to announce that the new liquefaction train (Train 3) of the Tangguh Expansion Project in Papua Barat Province, Indonesia, has started commercial operation and first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced by Train 3 has safely sailed from the Tangguh site.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Oct 20, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - We, the joint venture partners of the Tangguh LNG Project led by bp, the project operator, are pleased to announce that the new liquefaction train (Train 3) of the Tangguh Expansion Project in Papua Barat Province, Indonesia, has started commercial operation and first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced by Train 3 has safely sailed from the Tangguh site.
  • Tangguh expansion project, which took six-and-a-half-year to complete, at peak saw over 13,500 workers mobilized through its development and construction.
  • The Tangguh Expansion Project will play an important role in supporting Indonesia's growing energy demand, where up to 2.8 MTPA of LNG produced by Train 3 will be supplied to Indonesia's state owned power generator PT.
  • The joint venture partners of the Tangguh LNG Project are also planning the next phase of development including a carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) project as they seek to contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions from LNG production.

Honda and MC Sign MoU to Explore New Businesses in EV Age

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Thursday, October 12, 2023

The two companies will explore the possibility of new businesses with a goal to increase the value offered to customers through their EV and EV battery business.

Key Points: 
  • The two companies will explore the possibility of new businesses with a goal to increase the value offered to customers through their EV and EV battery business.
  • This new business would aim to maximize the value of batteries to be installed in Honda mini-EV models, that are scheduled to begin sales in Japan in 2024.
  • (1) Smart charging systems automatically adjust the timing of EV charging to avoid peak load periods and optimize energy consumption.
  • "We understand that the convergence of different sectors such as mobility, energy, services and data is an irreversible trend.