(ii)    Site area: 6,000 sq m

(iii)   Floor space: 17,800 sq m (1st and 2nd construction phases combined)

(iv)   Floors: 4 stories above the ground and 2 below

(v)   Investment (planned): App. JPY15 billion yen (for land, buildings, and equipment)

(3) Construction phases (planned)

First Phase: October 2011 – July 2012

Second Phase: October 2013 – July 2014

(4) Location

Shin-Kawasaki A Section, located within walking distance from Shin-Kawasaki Station on JR Yokosuka Line, has easy access to downtown Tokyo, Yokohama, and other cities with major Shinkansen (bullet train) stations (Tokyo, Shinagawa, and Shin-Yokohama) as well as to Haneda and Narita Airports.

(5) Staffing plan

In addition to the Company's (and subsidiaries') existing technical staffs to be assigned by or transferred from the relevant facilities, including the Motor Engineering & Research Laboratory and other technical centers, the Company plans to recruit capable external personnel of all nationalities to increase total staff numbers to approximately 300. The Company also intends to set English as the New R&D Center's official language.

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