Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hitachi and Mitsubishi Corporation Launch Smart Community System Demonstration Project in Malaga, Spain

Tokyo, April 25, 2013 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI: TSE/7011), Hitachi, Ltd. (Hitachi: TSE/6501) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC: TSE/8058) today annouced that three companies launched operation of a demonstration system encompassing 200 electric vehicles (EV), 9 high-speed EV charging stations and an EV management center, as part of the Smart Community System Demonstration Project in Malaga, Spain in which the three companies are participating under consignment by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). The demonstration project, which will be conducted through March 2016, targets the establishment of a next-generation transportation infrastructure that is expected to enable significant reductions in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. MHI, Hitachi and MC will contribute to the project through provision of Japan’s advanced technologies in transportation and power systems.