Green Car Congress  
Go to GCC Discussions forum About GCC Contact  RSS Subscribe Twitter headlines

« LED replacement bulbs for automotive applications | Main | Elevance Renewable Sciences, XiMo AG announce advancements in technology for metathesizing natural oils »

Print this post

Report: Toyota, Tohoku Univ opening R&D center in Miyagi

15 April 2012

The Nikkei reports that Toyota Motor Corp. and Tohoku University will jointly establish an R&D center for advanced automotive technology by the end of this month on an idle Sony Corp. factory site in Miyagi Prefecture.

The project will be headed by Toyota unit Kanto Auto Works Ltd., which manufactures the Aqua compact hybrid in Iwate Prefecture, and the New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, which is run in a collaborative effort between the automotive industry and Tohoku University.

The new center will work on ways to integrate Toyota’s expertise in design and control systems with the university’s latest technology in the fields of electricity, IT and materials. It will also seek partnerships with small local companies to produce prototypes based on the research.

April 15, 2012 in Brief | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c4fbe53ef0168ea23fbff970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Report: Toyota, Tohoku Univ opening R&D center in Miyagi:

Comments

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Green Car Congress © 2013 BioAge Group, LLC. All Rights Reserved. | Home | BioAge Group