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Hitachi Astemo admitted two decades of quality inspection fraud

Hitachi Astemo Admits to Quality Issue

Source: Hitachi Astemo announcement and media report TOKYO – An auto-parts operation within Hitachi Ltd. yesterday admitted to more than two decades of skirting inspections and cheating on quality tests of brake and suspension systems. The company, Hitachi Astemo Ltd.,…

Hitachi and Hitachi Astemo have jointly introduced an in-wheel motor-and-brake unit for future EVs

Hitachi In-Wheel Motor and Brake Combo Unveiled

Source: Hitachi,Ltd. and Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. announcement Tokyo — Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. have jointly announced the development of a compact, lightweight direct-drive system for the increasingly popular EV segment, which combines the motor, inverter, and brake into…

Light and Hitachi Astemo are collaborating on ADAS technology

Light, Hitachi Astemo Collaborate on ADAS Tech

Source: Light announcement REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc., and Light, a leading provider of depth perception for vehicles, have begun “proof of concept” development of a forward-facing perception system for use with advanced driver assistance systems. The…

Hitachi Astemo has been formed as a mobility solutions provider

Hitachi Astemo Mobility Solutions Company Formed

Source: Hitachi Astemo announcement TOKYO — Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. concluded management integration to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a provider of mobility solutions to the automotive industry. The name “Astemo” is…

Hitachi Gets Smart on Brakes

Source:  The following is excerpted from an extensive AutoBeat Daily post on the brake-by-wire system being developed by Hitachi. FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Current brake-by-wire (BbW) systems are lighter, more efficient and better performing than conventional hydraulic units. But they…

Hitachi Automotive Systems developed special camera for AEB at intersections

Hitachi Develops Camera for AEB at Intersections

Source: Hitachi Automotive TOKYO — Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced development of a stereo camera that enables Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) at intersections relying on stereo camera alone by combining distant object detection with wide angle view, and without…

Hitachi and Hitachi Astemo have jointly introduced an in-wheel motor-and-brake unit for future EVs

Hitachi Addresses Chassis Brake Intl. Buy

DETROIT, Mich..–Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”), said it it has granted KPS Capital Partners, LP a put-option agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Chassis Brakes International B.V. Completion of the…

Chassis Brakes

Hitachi Automotive To Buy Chassis Brakes Intl.

NEW YORK, NY–KPS Capital Partners (“KPS”) announced today that it has signed a put option agreement to sell its portfolio company Chassis Brakes International Group (“Chassis Brakes” or the “Company”) to Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. (“Hitachi Automotive”), a wholly-owned subsidiary…

Knorr-Bremse IAA

Knorr-Bremse Closes Deal To Buy Hitachi Unit

MUNICH, Germany–Brake maker Knorr-Bremse is diversifying and strengthening its steering business by acquiring the commercial vehicle steering operation of Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd. in Japan. Knorr, which is alos a leading supplier of rail and heavy-duty sub-systems, closed the deal,…

Evolution of Brake by Wire

Evolution of Brake by Wire

CHATHAM, Mass. – Brake-by-wire (BBW), broadly defined as braking that can be applied without the driver’s physical input, has been offered on production vehicles for more than a decade. Virtually every automotive manufacturer and brake supplier is invested in continuing…

Knorr-Bremse signed a deal to equip luxury trains in Italy with its systems

Knorr-Bremse to Equip Luxury Trains in Italy

MUNICH — ARSENALE Express S.p.A. in Rome has commissioned Knorr-Bremse to equip two Orient Express “La Dolce Vita” trains. Starting in the third quarter of 2023, Knorr-Bremse will supply state-of-the-art braking technology as well as entrance, climate control and sanitary…

The brake friction products market will hit $17.2 billion by 2032

Brake Systems Market to Hit $29B by 2029

Source: Exactitude Consultancy announcement LUTON, U.K. — The global brake system market is projected to reach $29 billion by 2029, up from $19.33 billion in 2020, at a compound-annual-growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5 percent from 2022 to 2029, according to…