Taiwan excludes China from tender for 8 high-speed trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) confirmed Saturday (August 10) it was not considering China as a supplier of eight new trains. The company had already la...

Steam train pulls into Taiwan’s Hualien Port Station to celebrate TRA’s 132 anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Railways Administration’s (TRA) steam train CT273 pulled into Hualien Port Station on Sunday (June 9) morning to celebrate the agency’s 132 anniversary, attr...

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype

Japan's JR-EAST rail company unveiled a next-generation Shinkansen bullet train codenamed ALFA-X on Thursday. The company said the €82 million ($91 million) 10-car train, which was completed ...

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype

Japan's JR East Railway Company unveiled a next-generation Shinkansen bullet train codenamed ALFA-X on Thursday. The company said the €82 million ($91 million) 10-car train, which was complet...

Experts from Japanese companies Mitsubishi, Kawasaki to join Taiwan submarine project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Retired experts from Japan’s Mitsubishi and Kawasaki Heavy Industries will visit Taiwan next month to present a report on Taiwan’s domestic submarine program, report...

ABB: Continued Profitable Growth

ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--ABB (SWX:ABBN): This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180718005915/en/ ...

Japanese, Indian teams submit designs for Taiwan's 'Indigenous Defense Submarines'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Earlier this year, the United States State Department approved the transfer of technology that will allow Taiwan to produce its own submarines for purposes of national def...

ABB and Kawasaki Create World’s First Common Interface for Collaborative Robots

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--ABB and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, both global leading players in industrial automation and robotics, are showcasing the world’s first common collaborative robot...

AP Explains: US targets heart of China's economic blueprint

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on technology imports from China strikes at the heart of Beijing's state-led blueprint for prosperity and restoring the nation's greatnes...

Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

TOYOTA, Japan (AP) — At a car factory in this city named after Toyota, the usual robots with their swinging arms are missing. Instead, workers intently fit parts into place by hand with craftsmanship-...

Taichung metro step closer to train-testing by yearend

Taichung recently completed the installation of the first unit of power supply equipment for its metro line, paving the way for planned testing of trains later this year, a city official said Wednesda...

Japan defense export hopes dimmed by latecomer status

TOKYO (AP) -- A year after Japan eased a longstanding ban on military exports, barely a trickle of deals has formed for its powerhouse manufacturers who are reckoning with latecomer status in a crowde...

Malfunction causes Taipei Metro train to take off with open doors

Taipei, Feb. 10 (CNA) In what operators are calling unprecedented, a Taipei Metro train left a station Tuesday morning with several of its doors still open due to a faulty electronic switch. Ta...

Reed Exhibitions Japan Announces 16 Conferences Held Concurrent to Manufacturing World Osaka 2014

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2014--Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. will be organising Manufacturing World Osaka 2014 - Western Japan's largest trade show for the manufacturing industry, known as...