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Hitachi

Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

July 2004
Foundation of Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd. Capital Fund 1.5 Billion Yen
President : Yuzo Sakata
December 2004
Installation of experimental mass production line of lithium-on battery for automobiles.
April 2005
Release of Elf Hybrid by Isuzu
(Lithium ion-batteries by Hitachi Vehicle Energy were used)
July 2006
Release of Canter Eco Hybrid by Mitsubishi Fuso
(Lithium ion-batteries by Hitachi Vehicle Energy were used)
March 2007
Capital increase due to expansion of operations.
Capital Fund 4 Billion Yen
April 2007
President : Hidetaka Kawamoto
July 2007
Adoption in the world's first hybrid train that JR East operated to start the commercial service.
January 2008
Capital increase due to expansion of operations.
Capital Fund 7 Billion Yen.(President : Hidetaka Kawamoto)
March 2009
Capital increase due to expansion of operations.
Capital Fund 7.5 Billion Yen.(President : Hidetaka Kawamoto)
April 2010
President : Masafumi Yuhara
November 2010
General Mortors announced Buick LaCrosse eAssist™ by using our 115V lithium-ion battery module.
December 2010
Began full-scale operation of mass production line for producing Generation-ⅢCylindrical lithium-ion battery cells
June 2011
General Motors announce Buick Regal eAssist™ by using our 115V lithium-ion battery module
April 2012
President : Yuzo Kadomukai
April 2013
President : Yoshiharu Katsuta
April 2016
President : Yasuhiro Nemoto
April 2018
President : Shoji Saibara