People are being urged to stay away from Mount Asama in central Japan following a minor eruption at the volcano on Wednesday night.
The eruption occurred shortly after 10 p.m. at the mountain, which straddles Nagano and Gunma prefectures, prompting the Meteorological Agency to raise the volcanic alert level from 1 to 3, on a scale of 5.
Weather officials are warning of strong winds and high waves even after Typhoon Kong-rey, now classified as a severe tropical storm, changes to a low pressure system.
Japan's Meteorological Agency says the tropical storm is likely to become a low pressure system before sunrise on Sunday, as it takes on cold air while heading northward.
On October 8, Honda is joining the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day (www.hydrogenfuelcellday.org) to raise awareness of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while increasing the nation's energy security. The date is a reference to hydrogen's atomic weight of 1.008.
Honda is a leader in the development and deployment of advanced fuel cell vehicle technologies and today has more than 450 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles – with an industry-leading 366-mile zero-emissions driving range rating1 – in the hands of customers. The company aims to have two-third of its global vehicle sales comprised of electrified vehicles, including fuel cells, plug-in hybrids, hybrids and battery-electric vehicles, by 2030.
Nissan Americas is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Farmington Hills-based North American Technical Center. The original Plymouth, Mich.-based facility, originally known as Nissan Research and Development (NRD), was relocated to Farmington Hills in 1998 and renamed Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc. (NTCNA) in 2000 and currently serves as the main campus of Nissan Motor Company's Research and Development (R&D) arm in North America. Today, the facility houses production engineering, research and testing, purchasing, quality and administration and employs more than 1,200 people in Metro Detroit.
Fujitsu today announced that it has developed SA46T Multiple Service Plane Expansion, which enables the continued use of IPv4 services, even with the deployment of IPv6. This is an important solution to the depletion of IPv4 addresses that is resulting from the increasing prevalence of PCs, servers and other Internet-connected communication devices.