Hitachi Astemo further expands its electrification business and will provide inverters and motors to JATCO, which will supply e-Axles to Nissan

TOKYO, Oct 31, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – As a global leader in electrification, Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. will provide inverters and motors to JATCO Ltd (henceforth, JATCO), which will supply e-Axles to Nissan’s future e-POWER* and battery electric vehicles. Depiction of Electric Axle For Nissan’s electric axles, of which JATCO will be responsible […]

Inauguration Ceremony for Solar Power Generation Facility at Hitachi Astemo Bekasi, Indonesia

TOKYO, Oct 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – PT Hitachi Astemo Bekasi Manufacturing, located in Bekasi, West Java, Republic of Indonesia, a group company of Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., held an inauguration ceremony for a roof-installed solar power generation facility today, October 7. Solar panels on the roof of Hitachi Astemo Bekasi Manufacturing To […]

Hitachi Astemo develops Steer-by-Wire prototype with advanced steering and failsafe function

TOKYO, Oct 3, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.has developed a Steer-by-Wire prototype for vehicles, which actuates the tires not mechanically, but through the electric control of steering wheel inputs. The prototype not only realizes smooth, effortless steering wheel operation, but also redundancy through a fail-safe function that enables the continued […]

Hitachi Astemo Receives EV e-Axle Orders from Honda, and will Further Expand its Electrification Business

TOKYO, Sep 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – As a global leader in electrification, Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. has received electric axle (e-Axle) orders for mid-size and large-size battery-electric vehicles from Honda Motor Co., Ltd., slated for a global rollout in 2026. Image of the electric axle Hitachi Astemo as a systems integrator will […]

Hitachi Astemo Miyagi Plant commences mass production of EV inverters to meet increasing demand

TOKYO, May 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. today announced the start of mass production of electric vehicle inverters at its Miyagi No.4 Plant, located in Murata, Miyagi Prefecture, to meet the increasing demand for electrification products. Hitachi Astemo Miyagi No.4 Plant There is increasing demand for electric vehicles globally […]

Hitachi Astemo Accelerates Push Towards 2030 Carbon Neutrality with Renewable Energy, Expanding its Solar Power Generation

TOKYO, Apr 8, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo Co., Ltd. announced today that Hitachi Astemo High Cast Corporation, a Hitachi Astemo group company, has installed and begun operations of a solar power generation system at its Fukushima Plant, as part of an initiative to go carbon neutral. Solar panels installed on […]

Hitachi: Compact, Lightweight Direct-Drive System to Make In-Wheel Electric Vehicles Closer to a Production Reality

TOKYO, Sep 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) 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 (Fig. 1). This enables the installation of the entire system […]

Hitachi: Damping Force Adjustment Absorber Adopted by Toyota for New Land Cruiser

TOKYO, Aug 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – 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. Co-developed with Aisin Corporation, the damping force adjustment absorber improves control for Toyota’s new Land […]

Hitachi Astemo EV motor and inverter adopted in Mazda’s first mass-produced electric vehicle “MAZDA MX-30 EV MODEL”

TOKYO, Jun 1, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – 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. The motor adopted in the “MAZDA MX-30 EV […]

Hitachi Astemo develops “Dynamics Planning” A high-precision vehicle trajectory planning technology that improves cabin comfort in autonomous driving

TOKYO, May 25, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. has developed “Dynamics Planning”, a highly precise vehicle trajectory planning technology for AD ECU(1). The technology uses an algorithm to control unpleasant sway and acceleration in Level 3 vehicles and promotes a comfortable driving experience. The development of automated vehicle technology is […]

AD ECU and OTA Unit Adopted in New Model Legend Capable of Over-the-Air (OTA) Vehicle Control Software Updating

TOKYO, Apr 26, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – 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 […]

Hitachi Astemo to showcase advanced mobility solutions at Auto Shanghai 2021

TOKYO, Apr 9, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo is pleased to announce that Hitachi Astemo (China) Ltd., our regional head office in China, will exhibit at the 19th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021), held from Monday, April 19 through to Wednesday, April 28 in Shanghai, China. The company […]

Hitachi Automotive Systems, Keihin, Showa, and Nissin Kogyo Conclude Management Integration and Commence Operations as Hitachi Astemo

TOKYO, Jan 6, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. concluded management integration to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a leading provider of mobility solutions to the automotive industry. The name “Astemo” is derived from the words “Advanced Sustainable Technologies for […]