Hitachi and JCI to team on energy storage

  • 07-Nov-2010 08:35 EST
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Hitachi Group says it was the first company to mass-produce safe, high-performance, long-lasting Li-ion automotive batteries.

Hitachi Ltd. and Johnson Controls Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on several fronts in the field of advanced energy storage for motive and nonmotive applications. Areas of cooperation include lithium-ion battery technology, R&D, procurement, production, marketing, sales, and standardization. Johnson Controls' Power Solutions business is the world's leading supplier of automotive batteries. Hitachi Group was the first to begin mass-producing safe, high-performance, long-lasting Li-ion automotive batteries and mainly produces batteries for commercial hybrid buses and trucks, as well as for railway cars and other applications.

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