Driverless trains back on track in Yokohama — with drivers

National Jun 4, 2019

Driverless trains back on track in Yokohama — with drivers

Automated trains in Yokohama resumed services Tuesday — but with drivers in control — three days after one of them reversed into a buffer and injured 14 passengers, the line operator said. Yokohama Seaside Line Co. suspended services after the accident at Shin-Sugita Station at ...

Business / Corporate Mar 27, 2018

Mitsubishi Electric to boost factory automation system production

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. said Tuesday it is planning to invest more than ¥30 billion to increase output of its factory automation system products to meet increasing demand. The electrical machinery-maker is considering building a new plant near its existing facility in Owariasashi, Aichi Prefecture, and ...