Hitachi, Ltd. Press Release


Hitachi Energy Announces EconiQ Transformers for Advancing a Sustainable Energy Future for All
Oct 21, 2021 12:14 JST
Hitachi Energy today announced the introduction of EconiQ transformers reinforcing its Purpose: 'Advancing a sustainable energy future for all'.
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Hitachi, Tohoku University and Kyoto University Become World's First to Establish Technology for Highly Efficient, High-quality Production of Actinium-225, a Material Required for Internal Radiation Therapy Called TAT
Oct 19, 2021 13:03 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), Tohoku University and Kyoto University have become the world's first (1) to establish technology for the highly efficient and high-quality production of actinium-225 (225Ac), a substance required for a form of radiation therapy known as targeted alpha therapy (TAT).
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Consortium Awarded Major Contract
Oct 06, 2021 13:13 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced that it is the lead in a consortium that has been awarded a major contract worth several hundreds of millions of US dollars from the Saudi Electricity Company and the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company.
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Hitachi Establishes a New Corporate Venture Capital Fund to Expand Strategic Investments in the Environment and Healthcare
Oct 04, 2021 16:01 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it established a second fund for Hitachi Ventures (HV), the corporate venture capital (CVC) arm of Hitachi.
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Hitachi Partners with Bao Viet Insurance to Drive Innovation in Insurance Business using AI and Medical Big Data
Oct 01, 2021 17:07 JST
Bao Viet Insurance, the largest Non-life insurance company of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Asia (Vietnam) Co, Ltd., Hitachi's local subsidiary in Vietnam, have signed an agreement to collaborate and drive innovation in the insurance business.
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Hitachi: Compact, Lightweight Direct-Drive System to Make In-Wheel Electric Vehicles Closer to a Production Reality
Sep 30, 2021 17:27 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. today jointly announced the development a compact, lightweight direct-drive(1) system for the increasingly popular EV segment,(2) which combines the motor, inverter, and brake into a single unit.
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Stereo Camera Adopted in Suzuki's New Wagon R Smile
Sep 30, 2021 16:58 JST
Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. has announced the adoption of its stereo camera by Suzuki Motor Corporation for the New Wagon R Smile city car, launched in September 2021.
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GlobalLogic Launches Collaborative Hub Based In Lumada Innovation Hub Tokyo
Sep 28, 2021 08:51 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and GlobalLogic, a Hitachi Group Company, today announced the launch of a collaborative hub to promote digital transformation (DX) services in the Japanese market.
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Hitachi Sets New Target to Contribute to a Net Zero Society
Sep 13, 2021 10:41 JST
Hitachi (TSE: 6501) has underlined its commitment to address climate change by strengthening its own climate target to contribute to a Net Zero society by achieving carbon neutrality through its entire value chain including production, procurement and the use of products and services by FY2050.
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Hitachi Elevator Philippines Receives 67 Elevators and Escalators Order for Its First Railway System Project
Sep 09, 2021 12:57 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. announced that Hitachi Elevator Philippines Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., operates in the installation, and maintenance of elevators and escalators in the Philippines has received an order for 67 units of elevators and escalators for the development of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Phase 1 project as its first railway system project.
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Hitachi: Damping Force Adjustment Absorber Adopted by Toyota for New Land Cruiser
Aug 30, 2021 18:18 JST
Hitachi Astemo Co., Ltd. today announced that its damping force adjustment absorber co-developed with Aisin Corporation was adopted by Toyota Motor Corporation for the new Land Cruiser launched in June.
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Hitachi Rail Enters Agreement to Acquire Thales' Ground Transportation Systems Business
Aug 04, 2021 14:25 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Rail today agreed to acquire Thales' Ground Transportation Systems business for an enterprise value of EUR1,660 million (~YEN215 billion).
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Hitachi Completes Acquisition of GlobalLogic
Jul 14, 2021 09:27 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of GlobalLogic Inc. pursuant to the terms of the definitive agreement signed on March 31, 2021.
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Polish-Japanese Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Poland has been completed
Jul 08, 2021 17:41 JST
Hitachi, Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A. (PSE), Energa Operator S.A. (EOP) and Energa OZE S.A. (EOZE) today announced that the Polish-Japanese Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Republic of Poland (Poland), which promoted with Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. (Showa Denko Materials) has been completed on June 30, 2021.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids is evolving to become Hitachi Energy and broadens commitment to a sustainable energy future
Jul 02, 2021 10:04 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced that it will be evolving to become Hitachi Energy from October 2021.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids joins 450 MHz Alliance to develop critical communications solutions
Jun 25, 2021 13:32 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has joined the 450 MHz Alliance which brings together carriers; spectrum owners; and equipment, terminal and solution vendors to drive development of mobile networks in the 450 MHz frequency band.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids teams up with BW Ideol to take offshore wind power into deeper waters
Jun 24, 2021 09:00 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding with BW Ideol, a global leader and internationally recognized pioneer in floating offshore wind.
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Hitachi to Donate to COVID-19 Relief Efforts in India and Other Countries
Jun 18, 2021 15:19 JST
Hitachi Group announced today that it will take support measures for India and other countries facing various social problems such as disasters, accidents, and pandemics.
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Hitachi High-Tech Launches the Easy-to-Use AFM100 and AFM100 Plus Atomic Force Microscopes
Jun 17, 2021 16:33 JST
Hitachi High-Tech Corporation announced the launch of both AFM100 and AFM100 Plus systems - entry-level and intermediate-level models of Hitachi's compact and versatile Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM).
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches new transformers for floating offshore wind power
Jun 07, 2021 08:02 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids today launched a portfolio of transformer products for offshore floating applications, designed to overcome the challenging offshore environment and withstand the physically demanding conditions on floating structures.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids announces Sustainability 2030
Jun 03, 2021 19:13 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced Sustainability 2030 - its strategic plan for sustainability.
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Hitachi Astemo EV motor and inverter adopted in Mazda's first mass-produced electric vehicle "MAZDA MX-30 EV MODEL"
Jun 01, 2021 13:03 JST
Hitachi Astemo Co., Ltd. today announced that its EV motors and inverters were adopted by Mazda Motor Corporation for their first mass-produced electric vehicle, the "MAZDA MX-30 EV MODEL" which was launched in Japan in January 2021.
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Hitachi's new facility is being established in the United States in order to collaborate and create new solutions with customers
May 31, 2021 15:51 JST
Hitachi High-Tech Corporation and Hitachi High-Tech Group company, Hitachi High-Tech America, Inc., announce today the establishment of Hitachi's Center of Excellence in Portland, a new centralized facility for semiconductor engineering in Hillsboro, Oregon.
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Suntory Beverage & Food and Hitachi Collaboratively Create IoT Platform to Realize Precision Traceability, and the Digital Transformation of Factory Management and Work Styles at the Suntory Kita-Alps Shinano-no-Mori Water Plant
May 31, 2021 14:07 JST
Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd., Suntory Products Limited in cooperation with Group companies, and Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that they have created IoT platform to realize precision traceability, and the digital transformation of factory management and work styles at the new operational Suntory Kita-Alps Shinano-no-Mori Water Plant through collaborative creation, and operations of this platform have begun.
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Hitachi Selected as System Vendor for Demand Response Demonstration Project for the Optimization of Thai Power Supply and Demand Balance
May 28, 2021 10:01 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a local corporation in the Kingdom of Thailand (Thailand) today announced that they have been selected for participation in a demand response(1) (DR) demonstration project driven by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), as system vendors of the EGAT-adapted DR management system (DRMS).
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Hitachi Astemo develops "Dynamics Planning", a high-precision vehicle trajectory planning technology that improves cabin comfort in autonomous driving
May 25, 2021 16:13 JST
Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. has developed "Dynamics Planning", a highly precise vehicle trajectory planning technology for AD ECU.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids enables Minnesota Power to deliver more clean and affordable hydropower to the U.S. Upper Midwest region
May 14, 2021 14:24 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced the successful commissioning of a 500 kV - 1400 MVAr series capacitor bank, one of the largest in the world, on March 31, 2021 for Minnesota Power's Great Northern Transmission Line project, helping ensure the delivery of more clean hydropower from Manitoba, Canada - to its customers in Northeastern Minnesota.
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AD ECU and OTA Unit Adopted in New Model Legend Capable of Over-the-Air (OTA) Vehicle Control Software Updating
Apr 26, 2021 10:35 JST
An AD ECU capable of updating vehicle control software and an OTA Unit that receives and manages update data, both developed by Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. as "over-the-air (OTA) software update solutions", have been adopted by the new model Honda Legend, which is equipped with a traffic jam pilot function that achieves Automated Driving Level 3 and was released in March by Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
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Local Production of Hitachi Automatic Analyzer 3500 to Commence in China
Apr 15, 2021 15:42 JST
Hitachi High-Tech Corporation today announced that it will commence local production in China for assembled products of the Hitachi Automatic Analyzer 3500 for the Chinese market.
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