Hitachi Automotive

Former Hitachi exec sentenced to 15 months in prison after guilty plea for price fixing

5:45 am U.S. ET | April 23, 2015

A former executive with Hitachi Automotive Systems pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 15 months in prison for conspiring to fix prices on a number of automotive parts sold in the United States....
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Hitachi eyes growth on electronics

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 9, 2015

Hitachi Automotive Systems CEO Kunihiko Ohnuma says he targets double-digit global sales growth from 2016 to 2020 as the company taps surging demand for auto electronics....
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Hitachi Automotive readies new autonomous driving technology

10:57 am U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2014

Hitachi Automotive Systems is readying a suite of new autonomous driving technologies, including a no-hands self-parking function it plans to market in 2016. The systems, unveiled last week at the supplier’s proving ground in northern Japan, entail precrash braking, advanced adaptive cruise control and vehicle stability control for electric vehicles....
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7 Japanese supplier execs indicted in price-fixing scheme

4:09 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2014

A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted seven executives from Japanese auto suppliers Mitsubishi Electric and Hitachi Automotive Systems for their alleged roles in a conspiracy to fix auto parts prices, the Justice Department said today....
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Supplier goal: 'Emperor of the electrical world'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Kunihiko Ohnuma, CEO of Hitachi Automotive Systems, isn't shy about his quest to transform his company into the "emperor" of electric and hybrid powertrains....
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Hitachi completes construction of largest plant at Georgia complex

4:08 pm U.S. ET | June 27, 2014

The U.S. unit of Japanese supplier Hitachi Automotive Systems completed construction of its third and largest plant at its Monroe, Ga., operations....
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Hitachi Automotive plans its overseas expansion

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014

Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd. aims to leverage its expertise in electronics to win more overseas customers. Its overseas push is part of a trend of Japanese suppliers' seeking growth abroad as vehicle sales stagnate at home....
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