May 11, 2016

Hitachi to invest ¥300 billion in Internet-connected projects

Hitachi Ltd. plans to invest about ¥300 billion ($2.8 billion) over the next three years in its “Internet of things” platform as the maker of power plants, bullet trains and elevators bets the technology will drive sales. The money will be used for acquisitions, ...

Mar 30, 2016

Hitachi, Sagawa Express agree to buy stakes in distribution businesses

Hitachi Ltd. and Sagawa Express Co. agreed Wednesday to buy stakes in each other’s distribution businesses as competition among Japanese logistics companies intensifies. Hitachi Transport System Ltd. will buy 20 percent of Sagawa Express Co. for ¥66.3 billion ($591 million) from its parent SG ...

Oct 22, 2015

EU slaps DVD drive-makers with €116 fine

Brussels A Hitachi Ltd.-LG Corp. joint venture and Sony Corp. were among a group of companies fined a combined total of €116 million ($131.6 million) by European Union regulators for fixing the prices of CD and DVD drives. Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. will have ...