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Seven-Eleven to open 250 stores in Okinawa around fiscal 2019

/ Jun 9, 2017

Seven-Eleven to open 250 stores in Okinawa around fiscal 2019

Seven-Eleven Japan Co., the nation’s largest convenience store operator, will start opening outlets in Okinawa around fiscal 2019, extending its presence to the only area in Japan without Seven-Eleven stores, the president of the chain said Friday. President Kazuki Furuya told Okinawa Gov. Takeshi ...

/ Jun 9, 2017

PanaHome, Sojitz to develop 'smart town' in Indonesia

PanaHome Corp., a housing company under the Panasonic group, has teamed up with trading company Sojitz Corp. to build a sustainable “smart town” in the city of Deltamas outside Jakarta. The two companies’ Indonesian subsidiaries will establish a joint venture, PT PanaHome Deltamas Indonesia, ...

Honda aims to develop fully self-driving cars by around 2025

/ Jun 8, 2017

Honda aims to develop fully self-driving cars by around 2025

The president of Honda Motor Company has said his firm will aim to develop fully self-driving cars by around 2025, amid increasingly fierce international competition to produce autonomous vehicles. “We hope to establish technologies (for fully automated cars) by around 2025,” President Takahiro Hachigo ...