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Fujitsu strengthens Salesforce Marketing Cloud business through share purchase agreement with Japanese market-leader toBe Marketing

Fujitsu today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of all shares of toBe Marketing, Inc. (toBe Marketing), a company with market-leading experience in Salesforce marketing automation in Japan. Fujitsu plans to complete the acquisition of the shares in December 2023 following the successful completion of all necessary procedures. […]

Hitachi to transfer Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device shares to MinebeaMitsumi for further growth and corporate value enhancement of Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device

TOKYO, Nov 2, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) has signed an agreement today to transfer all shares of its wholly owned subsidiary, Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, to MinebeaMitsumi Inc. for further growth and corporate value enhancement ofHitachi Power Semiconductor Device. Reason for the Share Transfer Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device was […]

Japan and U.S.-based TerraPower expand SFR development partnership to support carbon neutrality efforts

TOKYO, Nov 1, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Mitsubishi FBR Systems (MFBR), and TerraPower have expanded their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development of sodium-cooled fast reactor (SFR) technologies. In January 2022, TerraPower, JAEA and MHI signed a MOU to collaborate on SFR […]

MHIET Achieves Stable Combustion of up to 50 vol% Hydrogen on Single Cylinder Test Engine

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger, Ltd. (MHIET), a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, confirmed stable combustion of hydrogen admixture through a testing of a single cylinder engine. The test achieved stable combustion with up to 50 vol% hydrogen admixture without losing the rated output. In preparation for targeted commercialization in FY2025, MHIET […]

JCB expands partnership with Stripe to boost e-commerce merchant acceptance in Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong

TOKYO, SAN FRANCISCO and DUBLIN, Nov 1, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, today announced that they will expand partnership for Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong. The collaboration will provide new growth opportunities for […]

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening and Launch Ceremony of New Roll-on/Roll-off Ship FUGAKU MARU in Shimonoseki

TOKYO, Nov 1, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group company based in Yokohama, today held a christening and launch ceremony for the FUGAKU MARU, a roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) ship under construction for FUJITRANS Corporation. The ceremony took place at the Enoura Plant of MHI’s Shimonoseki […]

Hitachi Rail secures clearance for EUR1,660m Thales GTS acquisition

Hitachi Rail has been given clearance to proceed with its EUR1,660 million acquisition of Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems business on 30 October 2023. The publication of the European Commission’s (EC) approval means that the deal has now received clearance from all 13 competition authorities which reviewed the acquisition. Prior to the European Commission’s clearance, the […]

MHI Receives Order for Two Automated People Mover (APM) Systems at Orlando International Airport

TOKYO, Oct 31, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for the replacement of two existing Automated People Mover (APM)* lines at Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, Florida. Orlando International Airport APM The contract, which also includes APM Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services, was awarded […]

Mitsubishi Power and Egypt Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy Sign Upgrade and Reliability Agreement Extension for Sidi Krir and El-Atf Power Plants

CAIRO, Oct 31, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Power, a power solution brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today announced a contract agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, for the upgrade and reliability of the Sidi Krir and El-Atf power plants, extending the previous agreement signed in […]

KDDI, Cisco, and Fujitsu start full-scale operation of telecommunications network to reduce power consumption by approximately 40%

TOKYO, Oct 31, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – KDDI Corporation, Cisco Systems G.K, and Fujitsu Limited announced that on Oct 1st, 2023 they have started full-scale operations of the metro network, a regional network that combines the IP layer network and optical transmission layer network for streamlined operations. The metro network features a […]

Bahrain title showdown for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 30, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to bring the curtain down on the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with another title-winning celebration in the 8 Hours of Bahrain. The team secured the manufacturers’ World Championship in the penultimate race, on home ground at […]

Japanese joint research group achieves a world record of 1.2Tbps for optical signal transmission with over 1Tbps data transfer in field trial

TOKYO, Oct 30, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – A Japanese consortium of joint research partners including the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT EAST), and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they have constructed the world’s longest transmission link at 1.2 Tbps […]

The 17th JCB World Conference Held in Okinawa, Japan

TOKYO, Oct 27, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s leading international payment brand held the 17th JCB World Conference in Okinawa, Japan on October 25 and 26. The conference brought together over 300 participants from 186 companies, primarily JCB Card issuers and merchant acquirers, representing 21 countries and regions. The […]

DENSO Hosted a Press Conference at JAPAN MOBILITY SHOW 2023

KARIYA, JAPAN, Oct 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – DENSO CORPORATION hosted a press conference at JAPAN MOBILITY SHOW 2023 held at Tokyo Big Sight on October 26. Shinnosuke Hayashi, President and COO introduced the strategy to maximize our contributions to “Green” and “Peace of Mind.” Shinnnouke Hayashi, President and COO of DENSO […]

Establishment of a Social Corporation Program for Smart Building Systems by the University of Tokyo and Nine Private Business Entities

TOKYO, Oct 26, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – The School of Engineering of the University of Tokyo, in collaboration with Kandenko Co., Ltd., Kyudenko Corporation, SHINRYO CORPORATION, Taikisha Ltd., Dai-Dan Co., Ltd., Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd., Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc., Tonets Corporation, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd., will […]

World Premiere of the Mitsubishi D:X Concept at the Japan Mobility Show 2023 – An Electrified Crossover MPV Concept Car with Mitsubishi Motors-ness Inspiring a Sense of Adventure

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation held the world premiere of the Mitsubishi D:X Concept1 electrified crossover MPV at the Japan Mobility Show 20232. In addition, a prototype of the all-new Triton3 pickup truck, scheduled for launch in Japan in early 2024, also made its Japanese debut.  At the press conference, Takao Kato, president and chief executive officer, […]