18 June 2021
HONDA AND KOMATSU ANNOUNCE THE START OF JOINT DEVELOPMENT OF MICRO ELECTRIC EXCAVATORS POWERED BY HONDA MOBILE POWER PACK BATTERIES AND ESTABLISHMENT OF BATTERY-SHARING SYSTEM FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES
Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa) (hereafter "Komatsu") and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Toshihiro Mibe) (hereafter "Honda") today announced that they have reached a basic joint-development agreement to electrify Komatsu's micro excavators*1, which use the swappable Honda Mobile Power Pack (MPP)*2, and establish a battery-sharing system, which uses the Honda MPP and enables mutual use of MPPs among different construction equipment and other equipment for the civil engineering and construction industries.
16 June 2021
100TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE ACTIVITIES: EMPLOYEES "CONNECT" TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SDGS: KOMATSU EARTH DAY EVENT HELD
Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa) (hereafter "Komatsu") held its first Earth Day event to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in which approximately 62,000 Group employees around the world were provided the opportunity to participate on the International Mother Earth Day (April 22) designated by the United Nations. Komatsu Group employees around the world voluntarily took part in environmental actions, including tree planting and clean-up, and shared their activities online, thereby realising "connectivity" through online communication.
04 June 2021
KOMATSU ANNOUNCES IT'S FIRST FULLY ELECTRIC REMOTE-CONTROLLED MINI EXCAVATOR POWERED BY LITHIUM BATTERY
As part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, Komatsu Ltd. President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa, hereafter "Komatsu", has announced a fully electric, remote-controlled mini excavator powered by a lithium-ion battery, as its next-generation concept machine into the future.