OREANDA-NEWS. Hitachi Automotive Systems (China) Ltd., the China Regional Headquarters for Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., today announced that the company will exhibit at the 2016 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2016) to be held from Wednesday, April 27, to Wednesday, May 4, in Beijing, China. Under the theme of "Moving Forward! to the future where people, vehicles, and society are linked," the Hitachi Group will exhibit advanced technologies that contribute to the evolution of next-generation vehicles, such as autonomous driving and the connected car.

In China, the world's largest automobile market, social needs are growing for improvement in the environmental and safety performance of automobiles amid continuous increase in the sales volume of automobiles. Backed by its strengths in mechatronics and control technologies, Hitachi Automotive Systems is contributing to environmental protection and reduction in traffic accidents.

In the environmental area, the company is active in the fields of high-efficiency engine systems including direct injection engine systems and valve timing control, as well as electric drive systems such as motors, inverters, and lithium-ion batteries that provide power to electric vehicles.

In safety, the company is presenting drive control systems for vehicle suspension, steering, and braking that enhance the fundamental vehicle functions of accelerating, turning, and stopping. As for recognition, control, and drive technologies that support advanced safety driving, the company offers the stereo camera, Electric Control Unit (ECU) for autonomous driving, and the electric drive actuator for "Advanced Driver Assistance Systems" (ADAS).

Hitachi Automotive Systems (China) will exhibit jointly with Dongguan Clarion Orient Electronics Co., Ltd., one of Clarion Co., Ltd.'s local corporations in China, at the Hitachi Group booth (Booth W1-04) in the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) Annex.