Hitachi's global train expansion
Britain's Intercity Express Programme will use rolling stock made by Hitachi. Just how the Japanese company can preserve its famous "Made in Japan" quality while expanding around the world is resulting in new improvements in manufacturing.
Business. Similar Videos
Toyota's ASEAN supply chain
The integration of ASEAN's economies can be seen with how Toyota assembles its vehicles, using parts and labor from across the region, using the best of what each country can offer, and in turn selling them there as well.
Nissan's new Leaf can go twice as far
Four-hundred kilometers on a single charge -- Nissan's new model of its Leaf electric vehicle can cruise at twice the distance of the previous model, which the company hopes will be the breakthrough needed to make the car a best-seller.
Get someone else to do the shopping
Started in Singapore, the "shopping concierge" service Honestbee has come to Tokyo, letting customers send others to local stores and do the shopping for them and receiving delivery an hour later.
Surprising designs redefine the office
Creativity is changing how offices function in Tokyo, as companies add digital forests, telecommuting robots and other innovations that help workers work and attract clients.
Successful launch for Michibiki satellite
Japan has successfully launched its fourth quasi-zenith satellite from the southern island of Tanegashima, helping improve the accuracy and precision of GPS navigation.
Ride-hailing apps take over Asia
The race is on across Asia for ride-hailing apps, as growing smartphone use gives transport access to more people, and more ideas to entrepreneurs.