Honda R&D Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Honda, and SoftBank Corp. are crafting plans for a joint research project to strengthen connected car (V2V, for "vehicle-to-vehicle") technologies.
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Bahrain Cinema Company and Majid Al Fautaim, a major shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure developer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, have formed a joint venture which just opened The IMAX Experience® to VOX Cineco at City Centre Bahrain.
Award-winning developer Niseko Alpine Developments (NISADE), well-knoown for their work on Vale Niseko, is partnering with Kamori Kanko, a major private tourism company in Hokkaido and at one time the USA's largest ski resort operator, for the strategic development of the flagship Rusutsu Resort.
Suzuki Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation have agreed to consider a cooperative structure approach for introducing electric vehicles (EVs) in the Indian market starting approximately in 2020.
Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited recently broke ground on a 100 MW solar energy installation in Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) just began construction for Indonesia's 1 gigawatt (GW) Cirebon Coal-Fired Power Plant Expansion Project.
Alstom, a rail transport solutions multinational based in France, has signed a contract with Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) to supply the signalling system for Singapore Circle Line (CCL) final phase, stage 6.
Ontario-based Magellan Aerospace Corporation, a manufacturer of aerospace systems and components, has broken ground on its new manufacturing and assembly facility in India.
Michigan-based automotive electronics technology supplier Visteon Corporation, in partnership with PT Astra Otoparts Tbk, an automotive component manufacturing company, announced the expansion of their production for instrument clusters clusters and multi-function displays to major vehicle and motorcycle manufacturers in Vietnam.
Miyazaki Airport Building Co., Ltd. has placed an order for five passenger boarding bridges (PBBs) from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Transportation Equipment Engineering & Service Co., Ltd. (MHI-TES), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI).
Gridsum Holding Inc., a major provider of big-data analytics and artificial intelligence cloud-based solutions in China, is partnering with Tencent Cloud and Shangdong Guohui Investment Co., Ltd. to develop an industrial internet of things cloud platform in Shandong Province.
“Exceedingly high levels” of lead content was found in more than 73 percent of household decorative paints, collected from several regions across New Delhi, the capital of India, according to a recent study.
With an eye to capitalizing on the growing opportunity for renewable energy in Taiwan, the largest wind turbine supplier in Germany, Enercon GmbH, just opened its Taiwan-based Asia-Pacific operational hub.
Hisense Electric Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the China-based Hisense Group, has acquired Toshiba's TV brand, research and development organization, production, and operation service as of November 14, 2017. Among other things, this is a play for global market share by Hisense.
ME-IPG, an Intellectual Propety group comprised of Japanese companies and organized by JETRO Dubai to stem counterfeiting in the Middle East, recently signed an MoU with the EIPA regarding IPR protection endeavors throughout the UAE.
The University of Illinois (U of I) has entered into a partnership with the Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev, one of Israel’s world-renowned institutions of research and higher learning, to explore joint education and research activities.
Minerals Circles Bearings (MCB), a distributor of bearings in the UAE, is moving its business development road show to Cote d'Ivoire and Nigeria, in seearch of potential new opportunities for foreign direct investments.
DHL Express, part of the international shipping conglomerate DHL based in Germany, is launching an estimated HK$2.9 billion expansion plan for its Central Asia Hub (CAH), in partnership with the Hong Kong Airport Authority.
With the recognition that its potential U.S. government business has become more important, NEC Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, NEC Corporation of America, both providers of biometrics and communications technology and IT solutions, has expanded its offices in Washington, D.C., to include a new government relations function.
With support from the U.S.-based McKinsey consultancy, 18 key leaders in their industry verticals came together as part of the Hydrogen Council coalition at COP 23 in Bonn this week. Together they revealed a new study showing that hydrogen, if deployed at scale worldwide, could reduce one fifth of all CO2 emissions by 2050.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the government of Cuba have signed a grant agreement wherein Japan will award grant aid of up to 1.21 billion yen ($10.7 million), which will provide the equipment needed for rice seed production in eight provinces and one special municipality in Cuba.
As part of the November 10-11 conference on "Perspectives for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament" held at the Vatican in Rome, Hiromasa Ikeda, Vice President of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, joined other participants in stressing the moral case for ridding the world of nuclear weapons.
As part of the recent Intel "Artificial Intelligence Changes Security" summit, held on October 29 at Shenzhen's Sheraton Hotel, Intel and Beijing-based AI+ solutions provider ICETech announced they will be releasing NVR and IPC based video-structured solutions using AI.
Legendary Pictures, part of the China-based Dalian Wanda Group, was awarded a special Oscar on November 11, for "Carne y Arena (Virtually Present, Physically Invisible)", a virtual reality (VR) installation funded and presented by the company.
Chem-Dry, a global carpet and upholstery and hard surface floor cleaning services provider based in Tennessee, has signed a Master Franchise agreement for Cambodia with Sokny Sao, an established business owner in the capital city of Phnom Penh.