London, UK, December 20th 2012 – Hitachi Europe Ltd. ("Hitachi"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.(TSE: 6501), today announced the acquisition of The Railway Engineering Company Ltd (TRE) from James Fisher and Sons plc.
LONDON, UK, December 17, 2012 - Hitachi Consulting UK, a recognised leader in delivering proven business IT strategies and technology solutions, has today released new research that reveals that approximately two-thirds (65%) of Britons still prefer to shop in-store, rather than online. Of those surveyed, fewer than 20% said that they prefer to shop via the internet, whilst 13% said that they prefer to use a combination of channels.
Tokyo, Japan, December 7, 2012 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced the decision to discontinue the manufacture of semiconductors for information and telecommunication hardwares. This step is being taken to optimally allocate management resources to better enhance the competitiveness of Hitachi's Information & Telecommunication Systems business.
Tokyo, December 6, 2012 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") and Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. ("Hitachi Automotive Systems") today announced that the two companies have agreed to transfer the operations of the Car Information Systems ("CIS") Division of Hitachi Automotive Systems to the Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi on April 1, 2013.
Istanbul, Turkey, 30th November, 2012 - Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced the launch of its brand campaign “Are you the Next?” in Turkey. This is Hitachi’s first ever brand campaign in the country.
Moscow, Russia, 3rd December, 2012 - Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced the launch of its brand campaigns in Russia and Kazakhstan. This is Hitachi’s first ever brand campaign in Kazakhstan, whilst the Russian campaign builds on previous successful advertising in the region.
Tokyo, November 29, 2012 --- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 7011, "MHI") and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced that the two companies have reached a basic agreement, through the resolution of the board of directors of both companies, on integrating businesses in fields centered on thermal power generation systems and jointly managing these operations.
London, UK, November 26, 2012 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") today announced it has completed the acquisition of Horizon Nuclear Power Limited ("Horizon") from RWE npower plc and E.ON UK plc.
Duisburg, Germany and Kozienice, Poland, 21 November 2012 – Hitachi Power Europe GmbH today announced that Exactly two months from the contract being signed, the foundation stone for the Kozienice 11 coal power plant was laid on 21 November 2012. Hitachi Power Europe (HPE) is erecting the power plant together with parent Hitachi, Babcock Hitachi and consortium partner Polimex Mostatal. The order has an overall volume of EUR 1.5 billion.
LONDON, UK, November 19th, 2012 - Hitachi Consulting UK, a recognised leader in delivering proven business IT strategies and technology solutions, has today released new research that reveals that only 12% of Britons have ever scanned a QR code when shopping – but that three times this number would be willing to do so if they believed that it would offer them added value in the form of discounts, rewards or a more personalised service.