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Hitachi Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Real Time Image Gating Motion Management for its Proton Therapy System

Tokyo, Japan, January 24, 2018 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Hokkaido University announced that it has obtained U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance on December 26, 2017 for the commercialization of “Real Time Image Gating System for Proton Beam Therapy Systems” (RGPT), allowing for its systems in the United States to treat patients with cutting-edge motion management together with its advanced Spot Scanning irradiation technology.

Hitachi to Expand its Clinical Reporting and Analytics for Diagnostic Imaging with the Acquisition of VidiStar

Twinsburg, OH, January 9, 2018 --- Hitachi Healthcare Americas Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi“) and a leading provider of medical imaging modalities to hospital and ambulatory clients nationwide, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire VidiStar, LLC, a Greenville, SC-based company focused on reinventing how doctors review and report on diagnostic exams to drive productivity, portability, and improved communication and clinical decision making.

Project Director appointed to support Wylfa Newydd delivery

London, 04th January 2018 – Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”), today announced appointment of a leading nuclear Project Director to the contractor team supporting Horizon Nuclear Power, in preparation for delivery of Horizons 2.7GW Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales.

As of 2nd January, Eric Chassard has been appointed to lead the Menter Newydd team, which is developing a costed construction schedule for Wylfa Newydd, underpinning Horizon’s overall delivery plans.

Hitachi Automotive Systems and Clarion Announce the Development of “Park-by-Memory” Advanced Autonomous Parking Technology that Remembers the Local Environment around Home Parking Spaces

Tokyo, January 8, 2018 --- Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Clarion Co., Ltd. today announced the development of Park-by-Memory autonomous parking technology that remembers the environment surrounding users’ home parking spaces. Moving forward, the companies will aim for the initial adoption of this system through proposals to automotive manufacturers.

UK ABWR successfully completes GDA process

London, 14th December 2017 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (“Hitachi-GE”) today announced that the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) has successfully completed the UK Nuclear Regulators’ Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process within the target period of 5 years. This has followed extensive assessment and scrutiny by the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), Environment Agency (EA) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW).

Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric Agree to Integrate Particle Therapy System Business

Tokyo, December 7, 2017 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, Hitachi) and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TSE:6503, Mitsubishi Electric) today announced that they have signed an agreement to transfer Mitsubishi Electric’s particle therapy system business to Hitachi and integrate to one entity. After their negotiation and the review and approval from the relevant authorities, the design, manufacturing, sales, maintenance services relevant to Mitsubishi Electric’s particle therapy system business will be merged into Hitachi, currently scheduled for April 2018.

Notification of Amendment to Basic Agreement pertaining to Tender Offer for Shares of Subsidiary

Tokyo, Japan, November 24, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) announced in its press release dated April 26, 2017 titled “Notification of Execution of Basic Agreement pertaining to Tender Offer for Shares of Subsidiary” and its press release dated October 11, 2017 titled “Notification of Commencement of Tender Offer for Shares of Subsidiary” (“Hitachi’s October 11 Press Release”) that HKE Holdings G.K. (Executor: William Janetschek, “HKE”) has commenced a tender offer for common shares of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.