• May 26, 2017

    Far East: Japan

    MAN Diesel & Turbo Expands Mitsui Pact

    This comprehensive agreement promises a unique product portfolio for these two firms, who are longstanding partners with multiple previous collaborations. They have now agreed to to extend their mutual activities initially to cover sales, production, R&D, and EPC (engineering, procurement, construction).

    PSR Analysis: The collaboration between MAN Diesel, a giant in marine diesel engines, and Mitsui Zosen, the top player in Japan's >Read more

  • May 3, 2017

     

    Japan Post, Honda Test Electric Delivery Bikes
     

    Japan Post Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd., have signed a memorandum of understanding under which postal deliveries will be made using electric motorcycles instead of its current gasoline-powered delivery motorcycles.

    PSR Analysis: Japan Post has 24,000 post offices and 85,000 delivery bikes, a very large scale program in the Japanese bike market. If the post office converts all of its delivery bikes to electric power, this move could stimulate similar conversions in the general >Read more

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