MITSUBISHI MOTORS PURCHASES SECOND CRAY RESEARCH SUPERCOMPUTER FROM U.S.
TOKYO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors Corp. announced that it has ordered and completed installation of a CRAY C92A supercomputer at its Office of Truck and Bus Development and Engineering in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, Japan. This is the first installation of a CRAY C90 series system in Japan. The Cray Research, Inc. (NYSE: CYR) supercomputer will assist the Office of Truck and Bus Development and Engineering in such analytic fields as structural analysis, fluid dynamics, driving stability analysis, noise analysis, crash analysis and combustion analysis, thereby helping to shorten development time and cost. It will also contribute to the development of trucks and buses that are safer and more fuel-efficient, and that produce less pollution, in line with Mitsubishi Motors' environmental policy. This latest purchase marks the second installation of a Cray Research supercomputer by Mitsubishi Motors. The first is currently operating at the Office of Passenger Car Development and Engineering in Okazaki, near Nagoya, Japan. The CRAY C92A system is an air-cooled model in the CRAY C90 series, the latest supercomputer series produced by Cray Research. Cray Research creates the most powerful, highest-quality computational tools for solving the world's most challenging scientific and industrial problems. -0- 09/30/93 /CONTACT: J. Ishina of Mitsubishi Motors, Tokyo (03) 5232-7165; or Steve Conway, media, of Cray Research, 612-683-7133, or Laura Merriam, financial, of Cray Research, 612-683-7395/ (CYR)
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|Date:||Sep 30, 1993|
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