Hitachi Rail Partners Exclusively with Intermodal Telematics to Offer a Digital Solution to Improve Rail Freight Efficiency and Safety

London, UK, Jan 14, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Rail and Intermodal Telematics (IMT) have agreed an exclusive long-term partnership that will add IMT’s pioneering monitoring sensors to Hitachi’s existing digital freight service. The agreement will allow Hitachi to offer rail freight companies around the world a solution that provides real time […]

Hitachi Astemo’s Inverter Adopted by Geely for the “Leishen Hi-X” Hybrid Powertrain Platform

TOKYO, Dec 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo Co., Ltd. today announced the adoption of its inverter by Geely Automobile Holdings Limited for the hybrid powertrain platform “Leishen Hi-X.” Our inverter adopted for Leishen Hi-X Geely is a major automaker under China’s Zhejiang Geely Group Holdings, and is actively promoting electrification […]

Hitachi Energy Partners with National Grid on World’s First Replacement of SF6 in Existing High-voltage Equipment

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Dec 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy and National Grid have successfully energized a pilot project replacing SF6 in installed high-voltage gas-insulated lines with an eco-efficient fluoronitrile based gas mixture. This retrofill solution, in Richborough, UK is part of Hitachi Energy’s EconiQTM(1) portfolio which is designed to deliver a […]

Hitachi Achieves CDP’s Highest Score of “Grade A” in Climate Change and Water Security

TOKYO, Dec 8, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) has been awarded the highest score of “Grade A” by global environmental non-profit charity CDP, in the categories of climate change and water security. CDP evaluated Hitachi’s pioneering initiatives and disclosure of information for tackling climate change, as well as acting […]

Hitachi Energy Launches IdentiQ Digital Twin for Sustainable, Flexible and Secure Power Grids

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Nov 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Further to its press release on October 13, 2021, announcing its evolution to Hitachi Energy, the global technology and market leader in power grids today launched IdentiQ, its digital twin(1) solutions for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and power quality solutions. IdentiQ(2) will help to […]

Hitachi Energy Releases Global Updates to Grid Edge Solutions Portfolio Including New Services

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Nov 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy has today launched the next generation of its e-mesh(1) portfolio of energy storage and digital automation solutions. The release delivers the energy industry’s most comprehensive set of digital energy solutions. It tightly integrates advanced analytics with both software and hardware systems to […]

“Hitachi Origin Park” Opens in the Company’s Birthplace, Hitachi City, Ibaraki Pref., Japan

TOKYO, Nov 5, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it opens Hitachi Origin Park (“Origin Park”) in Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture (north of Tokyo), Japan, the company’s birthplace. Origin Park is a corporate museum that introduces the company’s mission and the history of its business and social […]

Hitachi Named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms for Second Consecutive Year

TOKYO and SANTA CLARA, California, Oct 27, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Vantara, the digital infrastructure, data management and analytics, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, today announced Hitachi has been named a Leader in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms for the second consecutive […]

Hitachi Energy Announces EconiQ Transformers for Advancing a Sustainable Energy Future for All

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Oct 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy today announced the introduction of EconiQ transformers reinforcing its Purpose: ‘Advancing a sustainable energy future for all’. Eco-efficient by design and based on scientific methodologies for transparency, the EconiQ transformers are further evidence of the global technology and market leader’s commitment towards […]

Hitachi Establishes a New Corporate Venture Capital Fund to Expand Strategic Investments in the Environment and Healthcare

TOKYO, Oct 4, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it established a second fund for Hitachi Ventures (HV), the corporate venture capital (CVC) arm of Hitachi. The second fund will make strategic investments in innovative startups, particularly in the growth fields of environment and healthcare, which are […]

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 […]

GlobalLogic Launches Collaborative Hub Based In Lumada Innovation Hub Tokyo

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and GlobalLogic(1), a Hitachi Group Company, today announced the launch of a collaborative hub to promote digital transformation (DX) services in the Japanese market. Based in the Lumada Innovation Hub Tokyo(2), a co-creation base for Hitachi, this collaboration hub combines capabilities […]

Hitachi Elevator Philippines Receives 67 Elevators and Escalators Order for Its First Railway System Project

MANILA, Sep 9, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / “Hitachi”) today announced that Hitachi Elevator Philippines Corporation (Hitachi Elevator Philippines), 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 […]

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 Rail Enters Agreement to Acquire Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems Business

Tokyo and London, Aug 4, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Rail today agreed to acquire Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems business (the “Business” or “GTS”) for an enterprise value of EUR1,660 million (~YEN215 billion). The final purchase price will be determined after customary adjustments typical for a transaction […]

Hitachi Completes Acquisition of GlobalLogic

TOKYO, Jul 14, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of GlobalLogic Inc. (“GlobalLogic”) pursuant to the terms of the definitive agreement signed on March 31, 2021. As announced in the press release dated March 31, Hitachi Global Digital Holdings LLC (“HGDH”), […]

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is evolving to become Hitachi Energy and broadens commitment to a sustainable energy future

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jul 2, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced that it will be evolving to become Hitachi Energy from October 2021. The decision to change name has board and shareholder consent and coincides with the business’ first-year anniversary since it started operations on 1 July, 2020. Hitachi […]

Hitachi ABB Power Grids joins 450 MHz Alliance to develop critical communications solutions

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jun 25, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – 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. As natural disasters and cyber threats increase, wireless communication solutions […]