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Detailing the Technology and Strategy of Japan's Manufacturing Sector; Announcing Japan's First English Language Resource "Japan Technology Report"

On June 5, 2014, Nikkei BP (Nikkei Business Publications, Head office: Tokyo, President: Kohei Osada) issues "Japan Technology Report", a specialized report service revealing cutting-edge technology and technical strategy in Japan’s manufacturing industry.

“Japan Technology Report” is a for-purchase report service produced by the highly specialized expert technical writers of Nikkei Business Publications (Nikkei BP). Experts in Japan’s manufacturing industry offer English-language reports from direct and individual interviews with people on the front line of Japan’s manufacturing industry about the technology being born and developed there. Tailored to the needs of companies around the world seeking to stay abreast of Japan’s manufacturing industry or insight into the specifics of Japanese technology, “Japan Technology Report” sheds light on information that, to date, was available primarily via academic conferences, seminars, etc., or publications for highly specialized and limited audiences. The first made available to the world are centered on automotive technology and include.

  • Inside Honda's State-of-the-Art Yorii Plant in Japan ; To Boost Global Cost Competitiveness
  • Japanese Manufacturers Hot on the Tail of US/European Firms in Self-Driving Cars ;
    Toyota,Nissan,and Honda Enter the Fray
  • Mitsubishi Motors Development Engineers Reveal Their PHEV Problems
  • New Engines Aiming for 60% Thermal Efficiency ; Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Rise to the Post-HEV Challenge
  • Nissan Puts Steer-by-Wire on the Road ; An In-Depth Look at the Technology
  • Making Cars with CFRTP ; Cheap and Ready for Volume Production

“Japan Technology Report” will be available via PDF and can be purchased on the Nikkei BP Technology website “Nikkei Technology Online”
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Check this site for summaries and samples for each report. The reports may also be purchased on UK- based

About Nikkei BP

Nikkei Business Publications is a cross-media company providing businesspeople with high value-added information on management, technology, and life. As the most trusted business information publication in Japan, “Nikkei Business” founds and bolsters the business knowledge base of professionals throughout the country. Nikkei BP's absolute editorial advantage lies in its staff writers, a team of highly specialized in-house journalists. These writers include those qualified in Information Processing Engineering and other specialized backgrounds. Nikkei BP journalists gather information first-hand from their personal network of resources and are able to swiftly write quality articles in a clear, concise style.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements that reflect the company's current views with respect to future events and business performance. Those forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties and the company's actual results could differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other factors, general business and economic conditions, rapid or unexpected changes in technologies, cancellation or delay of customer orders.

About NikkeiBP

Nikkei Business Publications is part of The Nikkei group, which has newspaper publication as its main business and three additional business divisions of digital media, publishing and broadcasting under its umbrella. Covering a wide variety of specialized areas including business, computer, electronics, construction, services and medicine, Nikkei Business Publications, in July 2008, merged with its sister company, Nikkei Home Publishing, to also bring consumer magazines into its portfolio.

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