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Hitachi introduce ultra high brightness TFT displays

Maidenhead, UK. 3 March 2011 — Hitachi Display Products Group (DPG) has introduced two new ultra high brightness (UHB) TFT display modules which are ideal for sunlight readable applications. The two new transmissive mode displays feature high brightness LED backlighting providing an exceptional brightness of 1000cd/m². The long life LED backlights employed provide 70K hours of operation to half brightness lifetime.

Agility Trains Confirm Intercity Express Programme Contract

LONDON, UK, March 1, 2011 — Agility Trains Ltd. today announced that it is delighted by the Department for Transport's decision to proceed with the Intercity Express Programme (IEP) with Agility Trains, subject to financial close. Under the IEP Agility Trains will deliver train services to Train Operating Companies at a fixed price for approximately 30 years using the IEP family of trains.

AMN1710 Transport System Implements MPLS-TP, a Next Generation Network Standard, and Successfully Demonstrates Multivendor Interoperability

TOKYO, Japan, February 8, 2011 — Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced continued enhancements to its supply network transport systems that will enable more efficient and reliable network operations and mark advancements in global standards. The company recently completed a successful AMN1710 transport system demonstration of multivendor interoperability.

New Company to be Established in Battery Operations through Corporate Spin-off

TOKYO, January 27, 2011 — Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. (hereafter “Maxell”) today announced that the establishment of a new company was approved at the Board of Directors Meeting held January 27, 2011. The new company, to be named Hitachi Maxell Energy, Ltd. (hereafter “Maxell Energy”), will be established through a corporate spin-off on April 1, 2011. Maxell Energy will conduct manufacturing and sales activities as part of Maxell's battery operations.

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