The Korea Transport Safety Authority (TS) has developed a high-tech driver monitoring system to prevent major car accidents resulting from sleepy bus drivers. The high-tech driver monitoring system detects abnormal maneuvers and..
DENSO today announced that it is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. Starch-derived bio-PCs have higher surface hardness, better optical..
This Lamborghini is on display at Art Fair Tokyo at Tokyo International Forum on Friday. The theme of this year’s fair is Art is Alive: Getting Closer to Art, Art Getting Closer…
Nissan and City of Yokohama announces Car sharing service featuring Nissan’s ultra-compact electric vehicle in Japan
Nissan and the City of Yokohama today introduced a round-trip car sharing service today featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle. The service, Choimobi Yokohama, enables users who register..
Mitsubishi Electric announced today that it has developed a working model of an ultra-compact silicon carbide (SiC) inverter for hybrid electrical vehicles (HEVs) that is believed to be the world’s smallest SiC..
Toshiba SIP series of SCiB lithium-ion rechargeable batteries for AGV retains 80% of capacity even after 10 years’ use
Toshiba today announced the latest addition to its SCiB line-up of innovative lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, the SIP series of modules for automated guided vehicles (AGV) and other types of industrial equipment. AGV..
Nissan engineered the ultimate dog-friendly crossover-X-Trail 4Dogs concept following a study of more than 1,300 dog owners by UK’s largest and best-known organization the Kennel Club. The research revealed that almost all..
Honda Electro Gyrocator World’s First Map-Based Automotive Navigation System Honored as an IEEE Milestone
Honda today announced that the Honda Electro Gyrocator, commercialized in 1981 as the world’s first map-based automotive navigation system, has been honored as an IEEE Milestone. The Honda Electro Gyrocator, commercialized in..
Toyota today announced the commercial availability of a new, smaller catalyst that uses 20% less precious metal in approximately 20% less volume, while maintaining the same exhaust gas purification performance. The design..
Mitsubishi Electric Develops World’s Fastest DC Circuit Breaker Technology for Railway Power-Supply Systems
Mitsubishi Electric has developed a high-speed direct-current (DC) circuit-interruption technology for railway power-supply systems that detects short-circuit faults instantly and isolates faulty circuits in just 13 milliseconds, which the company believes is..