ROVs have combed through a tsunami-hit nuclear plant and performed search and rescue after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Spikes in radiation levels in seawater samples taken at Fukushima nuclear plant.
Phasing out nuclear power in the next 30 years is part of a major overhaul to it’s energy policy following last year’s meltdowns at Fukushima.
Top automaker proves it’s recovering from natural disasters, quality problems.
Automakers boost incentives, Japanese brands rally.
More vehicles sold in key regions except Europe.
Japanese automaker has recovered from disasters, but the global economy is highly uncertain.
Global vehicle sales continue to strengthen, with North American volumes exceeding an annualized 14 million units since February 2011, says the latest Scotia Economics Global Auto Report.
Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks in Houston has developed two special heavy duty forklifts with radiation-shielded cabins to handle contaminated rubble at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
Toyota says its North American plants will return to full production in September, more than a month earlier than expected.
The earthquake that devastated the northeastern region of Japan on March 11 is also a harsh reminder to manufacturers of the risks they face in global markets.
Viceroy Homes has manufactured and shipped the first lot of pre-fabricated temporary housing units that will help house survivors displaced by Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.
The supply chain aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan March 11 continue as both Toyota and Honda adjust their European, North American and China production plans.
Japanese automakers will be evaluating their global supply chains following the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant disasters, which will impact Canadian auto parts suppliers.
The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association is anticipating at least some disruption of parts to Japanese automakers’ manufacturing operations in Canada and the US.