Hitachi Rail Europe has achieved a major milestone on behalf of the rail industry as it bids to create extra capacity and greater reliability for passengers on the UK’s congested rail network.
London, UK, September 15, 2016---Hitachi Rail will have its biggest-ever presence at this year’s Innotrans, which is set to open its doors on 20th September in Berlin, Germany. The Hitachi Rail stand at the world’s largest trade fair dedicated to transport solutions will include Ansaldo STS, and can be found in Hall 4.2 at Stand 304.
Tokyo, September 5, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced its set of long-term environmental targets with a view towards 2050, called "Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050".
Tokyo, Japan, September 2, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd. announced today that on September 2, they will begin Proof of Concept (PoC) tests of passenger services using the "EMIEW3" humanoid robot, which was developed by Hitachi. The tests will be conducted at Haneda Airport Passenger Terminal 2 (Domestic Flights) in collaboration with Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd.
The second stage of consultation on the proposed plant on the north coast of Anglesey starts today, 31 August, and finishes on 25 October. This is the last major scheduled consultation before Horizon Nuclear Power submits its application for a Development Consent Order in 2017. It gives people the chance to have their say on updated plans for the Wylfa Newydd Project and its supporting infrastructure before the proposals are finalised.
Singapore, August 18, 2016 --- Hitachi Asia Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that Hitachi Asia has received an order for a proton beam therapy system from the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), including a 10-year service and maintenance agreement.
Tokyo, August 10, 2016 --- Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that it has agreed with the United States Department of Justice to conclude a plea agreement regarding violations of U.S. antitrust laws occurring in connection with the sale of certain shock absorbers to certain OEM customers. As part of the plea agreement, Hitachi Automotive Systems has agreed to pay a fine of at least 55.48 million U.S. dollars.
Tokyo, August 4, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. ("Hitachi") and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. ("MHI") today announced that they have signed an agreement to transfer MHI's X Radiation Therapy Equipment Business to Hitachi. With this agreement, Hitachi will expand its customer-base and acquire X radiation therapy system technology, and together with its current Particle Beam Therapy Treatment Business, will further strengthen and expand the Radiation Treatment System Business.
3rd August 2016 --- Great Western Railway (GWR) has confirmed it will order an additional seven bi-mode Intercity Express Trains as part of a new multi-million pound deal with Hitachi Rail Europe and its finance partner Eversholt Rail Group.
These trains are in addition to the 57 trains Hitachi Rail is delivering to GWR as part of the UK government’s Intercity Express Programme (IEP) from next year, and the separately financed 29 trains ordered last year that will come into passenger service in 2018.
Tokyo, August 3, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the development of a database management system optimized for the high-speed embedded memory in the hardware (FPGA) and technology for high performance parallel data processing in FPGAs. Using these technologies, speed of data analytics was successfully increased by up to a maximum of 100 times compared with not using these technologies.