Foundation: 1910

Headquarters: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

President: Toshiaki Higashihara


Hitachi is a highly diversified company that operates in a wide variety of business segments, including telecommunications, financial services, power systems, electronics, transportation, and digital media. Its annual income is in the range of US$90 billion.

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-JR East, Hitachi, and Toyota have entered into a collaboration to create railway vehicles equipped with hybrid systems using hydrogen powered fuel cells and storage batteries as their source of electricity. The so-called Hybari trains will begin railway testing in March 2022.

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