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Lithium-ion Battery pack for the new Murano HybridTOKYO, Oct 9, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that the company started to supply Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. with the high-output lithium-ion battery pack used in the new Nissan Murano Hybrid launched in August by Nissan in the People's Republic of China. The lithium-ion battery pack used in the new Murano Hybrid comprises a battery module that contains the cylindrical battery cells and a Battery Management System (BMS) in a single housing(1). The battery cells are manufactured by Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd., a member of the Hitachi Automotive Systems Group. The battery pack provides high-efficiency support in various driving scenarios such as during acceleration and regeneration input(2) during deceleration and braking. In the future, against a backdrop of increasingly stringent gl... (more)

JCB Sponsors New "The Flying Dinosaur" Attraction at Universal Studios Japan(R)

TOKYO, Oct 8, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd. ("JCB"), the only international payment brand based in Japan, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring the new "The Flying Dinosaur" attraction that will open in Universal Studios Japan's Jurassic Park area in the spring of 2016. JCB has participated in a wide variety of tieup marketing with Universal Studios Japan as the corporate marketing partner and the official card of the theme park. Now JCB will be sponsoring "The Flying Dinosaur" to provide added value and even more satisfaction to customers. Universal Studios Jap... (more)

Intel Chooses Averna for Testing DOCSIS 3.1 Chipsets

Averna's DOCSIS 3.1 Protocol Analyzer Accelerates Design Validation and Certification Montreal, Canada, Oct 7, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, announced today that Intel has selected Averna's DP-1000 DOCSIS(R) Protocol Analyzer to test its DOCSIS 3.1 chipset prior to final certification. The DP-1000 captures and filters MAC-layer data in real-time to verify RF parameters, validate MAC-level communication, troubleshoot interoperability issues, and improve perfor... (more)

Bank Indonesia Supports Yuan as Alternative International Currency

North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Oct 6, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Bank Indonesia (BI) welcomes the idea of making China's yuan as an alternative official international currency to US dollar. "The BI position is positive and supports yuan if it is made an official international currency," head of the BI Representative office in North Sulawesi Peter Jacobs said here on Saturday. Peter said with yuan as an international there would be less dependence on hard currencies especially on the US dollar. An alternative would be needed especially when there was instability in financial market, he s... (more)

Eisai to Provide Diethylcarbamazine Citrate Tablets Free of Charge for Use in National Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Campaign in Indonesia

TOKYO, Oct 5, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has provided 151 million 100 mg tablets of the lymphatic filariasis treatment diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) free of charge for use in mass drug administration (MDA) conducted through the BELKAGA (Bulan Eliminasi Kaki Gajah: Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Month) campaign being promoted by the Government of Indonesia. Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, is a parasitic disease that is transmitted to humans by the bite of a mosquito. O... (more)