To face the growing market of the sustainable mobility in the United States, the Japanese company Hitachi has decided entering the segment of electric motors for battery vehicles.

Last August 19th, for this purpose, they have established Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America, with Shingo Nakamura as President.

The location where electric motors will be produced is in Kentucky, exploiting already existing offices and factories in Berea city, covering almost 260,000 square metres.

Manufacturing is expected to start in 2022.