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Kyodo Industry Brief (Jan. 27) -1-.

TOKYO, Jan. 27 Kyodo

---------- TEPCO to spend 1 tril. yen over 10 yrs toward scrapping reactors

TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Co. plans to spend about 1 trillion yen in the first 10 years of the decades-long process toward scrapping the crippled reactors at its Fukushima Daiichi power plant, an estimate drawn up by the utility and a state-backed bailout fund showed Thursday.

---------- Toyota Industries to set up U.S. subsidiary to produce auto parts

NAGOYA - Toyota Industries Corp. said Thursday it will set up a subsidiary in the U.S. state of Georgia in February to produce compressor parts for automobile air conditioners.

---------- Fujifilm to release 1st mirrorless digital camera in Feb.

TOKYO - Fujifilm Corp. said Thursday it will release its first digital mirrorless interchangeable lens camera on Feb. 18 featuring superb picture quality comparable to digital single-lens reflex cameras.

---------- Hino Motors eyes building truck engine factory in Gunma

TOKYO - Truck maker Hino Motors Ltd. is considering building its second engine factory in Ota, Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo, with an eye toward putting it into operation possibly in 2015, company officials said Thursday.

---------- Toyota unveils new models of Lexus GS sedan

TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. on Thursday unveiled three new GS sedan models of its Lexus premium brand, including one fully revamped for the first time in about six and a half years.

----------- Denso unveils smaller, eco-friendly radiator

TOKYO - Car parts maker Denso Corp. said Thursday it has developed a radiator, which is 40 percent smaller and lighter than the company's previous product and is also eco-friendly compared with conventional radiators because its tank is made with plant-derived resin.
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Date:Jan 30, 2012
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