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Hitachi Announces Revisions of Consolidated Interim and Full-Year Business Forecasts for Fiscal 2009

Tokyo, October 26, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced revisions to the Company's consolidated interim and full-year business forecasts for fiscal 2009, year ending March 31, 2010, which were announced on May 12, 2009, in light of recent business performance.

Hitachi Completes Volume Production Line for Lithium Ion Batteries used in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Tokyo, October 23, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) announced that Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd. (“Hitachi Vehicle Energy”; Hitachi-naka City, Ibaraki Pref.; President: Hidetaka Kawamoto), a Hitachi Group company that develops and manufactures lithium-ion (“Li-ion”) batteries for hybrid electric vehicles and other applications, has completed construction of a volume production line for 3rd-generation automotive Li-ion batteries.

FINAL CLASS 395 TRAIN ARRIVES IN SOUTHAMPTON, BEGINS LAST LEG OF JOURNEY TO DEPOT IN ASHFORD

LONDON, 17 AUGUST 2009 – The 29th and final Hitachi train ordered for Southeastern High Speed Services will be unloaded at the Port of Southampton today. The train will arrive in Southampton on board Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics' 67,140 GRT RoRo ship, MV Tamesis and will be transferred by DB Schenker to Hitachi's state of the art maintenance facility in Ashford for commissioning.

Hitachi Announces Strategy to Strengthen Social Innovation Business

Tokyo, July 28, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has decided to make a public tender offers to purchase the common stock of five publicly listed companies, converting them into wholly owned subsidiaries. The five associated companies include: Hitachi Information Systems, Ltd. (TSE:9741), Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd. (TSE:9694), Hitachi Systems & Services, Ltd. (TSE:3735), Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd. (TSE:1970) and Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. (TSE:6810).

Hitachi to Commence Tender Offer for the Shares of its Subsidiary, Hitachi Information Systems

Tokyo, July 28, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT/TSE:6501 “Hitachi”) today announced that it has decided to acquire the common stock of Hitachi Information Systems, Ltd. (Iwao Hara, President and Chief Executive Officer/TSE: 9741 “Hitachi Information Systems”), by way of a tender offer (the “Tender Offer”).

Hitachi to Commence Tender Offer for the Shares etc. of its Subsidiary, Hitachi Plant Technologies

Tokyo, July 28, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT/TSE: 6501/ “Hitachi”) today announced that it has decided to acquire the common stock and stock acquisition rights of Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd. (Masaharu Sumikawa, President and Chief Executive Officer/TSE: 1970), by way of a tender offer (the “Tender Offer”).

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