Mitsubishi Electric announced today that it has completed the installation of, and begun testing, railcar traction converter/inverter systems with all-silicon carbide (SiC) power modules on N700 Shinkansen bullet trains for Central Japan..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engine, (MHIAEL), has signed agreements to participate in the Trent 7000, a new engine in preparation by Rolls-Royce plc of the UK to power the Airbus A330neo. Under..
Mercedes-Benz Korea announced a partial autopilot car which automatically accelerates and decelerates to keep pace with surrounding traffic. Eight Mercedes S-Class cars featuring the DISTRONIC PLUS intelligent drive system were shown to..
Huawei today announced a partnership with Audi Group to jointly explore the future of interconnected car technology at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES Asia) 2015. Huawei’s LTE modules provide the new..
The City of Bucheon in South Korea will begin a Safe-return-home taxi service from May by sharing taxi information with a passenger’s family members. Using an NFC tag installed in every taxi..
MHI-TES, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, has developed an improved platform door system, dubbed Dokodemo Door that can flexibly accommodate the operation of railway cars with varying numbers of doors..
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is planning to attempt Japan’s first lunar landing in fiscal 2018. JAXA will use unmanned probes to study the possible use of materials on the moon..
ANA and Toyota Boshoku develops passenger aircraft seats for comfort across a wide range of body sizes
All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s only 5-star airline, and Toyota Boshoku have teamed up to develop new economy class seats in line with the airline’s continued commitment to quality and comfort. The..
The cumulative sales of Subaru models equipped with EyeSight advanced driver assist system surpassed 300,000 units in Japan at the end of March 2015.EyeSight’s pre-collision braking control works to avoid or limit..
Honda today exhibited at Auto Shanghai 2015 the world premiere of the Concept D, a concept model for a new SUV model under development. The Honda Concept D shows the direction of..
Honda will begin sales of the all-new Honda S660, a 2-seater open-top sports car, on April 2, 2015, at dealerships across Japan. On the same day Honda will begin sales, in a..
NTT DoCoMo and WHILL (a next-generation personal vehicle developer) will integrate one of WHILL’s compact single-passenger electric vehicles and DoCoMo’s personal-vehicle-sharing system technologies to offer to local governments and enterprise customers in..
Mazda begins accepting reservations for pre-sales discussions for the all-new Mazda Roadster in Japan
Mazda began accepting reservations for pre-sales discussions for the all-new Mazda Roadster (known as Mazda MX-5 outside Japan) via a dedicated website from noon today in Japan. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices..
Honda today unveiled the world premiere of new concept model the BULLDOG, at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show 2015. The BULLDOG’s 15-inch wide-tires and low center-of-gravity realize a low, 730mm seat height,..