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New company for electric vehicle motor business established in USA

Tokyo, September 4, 2020 --- Hitachi Automotive Electric motor Systems Ltd. (President: Noboru Yamaguchi) newly established Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America, Inc. (President: Shingo Nakamura) in Kentucky, USA, for the development, manufacture and sale of electric vehicle motors. The new company will utilize the existing office and manufacturing facilities in Berea City, owned by Hitachi Automotive Systems. Full production is expected to start in 2022 dependent on the effects of COVID-19.

The establishment of this new company will further strengthen Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems’ business foundation in the expanding electric vehicle market and respond to growing demand for electric vehicle motors in the USA.

Newly established company

Company nameHitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America, Inc.
Establishment date19th August, 2020
LocationBerea, Kentucky, US
RepresentativePresident Shingo Nakamura
BusinessDevelops, manufactures and sells electric vehicle motors
Site area259,646m2 (64.16acre)
Investment ratioHitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems, Ltd. 100%

About Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems, Ltd.

Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems, Ltd. is a subsidiary of Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sales of motors for electric vehicles (EVs).


Craig Fisher
Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.