22 December, 2015 – Hitachi Rail Italy today announces that a new fleet of AT300 trains for the UK train operating company Great Western Railway (GWR) will be manufactured at Hitachi Rail Italy’s facility in Pistoia.
Press Releases 2015
Tokyo, December 21, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi"), Hitachi Medical Corporation ("Hitachi Medical"), and Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd. (“Hitachi Aloka Medical”) today announced a change in the schedule for executing the merger agreement relating to the merger of Hitachi Medical and Hitachi Aloka Medical announced on July 21, 2015.
Naples, Italy, 17 December, 2015 --- Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A. today announced that it had signed a contract for 40 million euro for the manufacturing of new “TSR”, trains for regional services, that will complement existing Ferrovie Nord Milano (FNM) fleet.
Naples, Italy, 9 December, 2015 --- Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A.(HRI) today announced that it had won an order worth 190 million euro from Trenitalia to supply new Vivalto regional trains, for the Trenitalia’s commuter service.
Tokyo, December 2, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced the settlement of an investigation conducted for the past three years by the African Development Bank Group (“AfDB”) into the award in 2007 to Hitachi subsidiaries of a contract to provide boilers for an electrical power infrastructure project in the Republic of South Africa. Hitachi cooperated fully with the investigation and is pleased to have
amicably resolved this matter by concluding a settlement with the AfDB on a neither admit nor deny basis, following the one with the SEC.
Istanbul, 19 November 2015 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it is hosting a Hitachi Social Innovation Forum in Istanbul. The goal of the Forum is to discuss the need for sustainable solutions to address the critical issues facing today’s cities and societies. It will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at The Bosphorus on 26th November 2015.
Tokyo, Japan, November 16, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”), Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd. (“HIES”) and Hitachi Industry & Control Solutions, Ltd. (“Hitachi Industry & Control Solutions”) announced today that they have developed next-generation industrial controllers that achieve high performance and simple configuration with open technologies, to accommodate global rollout and the Internet of Things (IoT*1), which is the latest trend in the industrial world.
Hitachi Europe Ltd. announced today that a member of a Hitachi-Cambridge team has been awarded a fellowship to support the development a new silicon device for quantum computing: a quantum-dot spin qubit. This structure, based on years of work on single-electronics, is a new step in the development of a quantum computer based on conventional silicon technology.
Tokyo, November 12, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Tohoku University’s Advanced Institute for Material Research(AIMR) have developed a basic technology to reduce the internal resistance of the all-solid-state lithium ion battery (Li-ion battery) using a complex hydride*1 as a solid electrolyte.
Tokyo, November 11, 2015 - Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (Hitachi-GE) announces the conclusion of cooperative agreements with both Cavendish Nuclear Limited (Cavendish Nuclear) in the UK and AREVA NC S.A. (AREVA) in France, with respect to Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Decommissioning in Japan. Hitachi-GE will take preparatory steps towards decommissioning for domestic BWR, fully reflected by past international experience of both companies.