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September 9, 2016

Hitachi Automotive Systems Group to Exhibit at the Major
European Aftermarket Trade Fair Automechanika Frankfurt 2016

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Tokyo, September 9, 2016 ---Hitachi Automotive Systems Espelkamp GmbH, a member of the Hitachi Automotive Systems Group that is responsible for the company's automotive repair and aftermarket parts business in Europe, today announced that the company will be participating in Automechanika Frankfurt 2016, to be held at the Messe Frankfurt in Frankfurt, Germany, from Tuesday, September 13th, to Saturday, September 17th. The Hitachi Automotive Systems Group will be introducing a wide range of aftermarket products and technologies at the event. This will mark Hitachi Automotive Systems Espelkamp's 19th participation in the event, which is held every other year.

Europe is the birthplace of the automotive industry, and demand for cars remains strong in Central and Eastern Europe. Automotive aftermarket demand for replacement parts and repairs is also expected to grow. Hitachi Automotive Systems is utilizing the technological capabilities honed in its 90-year history in the automotive equipment business to strengthen its aftermarket products business. Further, it is using its wide range of aftermarket parts, which include engine parts such as airflow sensors and high-pressure fuel pumps, as well as safety system parts such as shock absorbers and brake pads to expand its global business.

Hitachi Automotive Systems will be exhibiting at Stand E-60 in Hall 3. The company will be exhibiting its power steering pumps for the first time in Europe, which are expected to be in high demand in the global aftermarket. Other products on display carrying Hitachi Automotive Systems Espelkamp's HÜCO brand will include camshafts that control engine ignition timing and camshaft sensors.

Products on display <Product brand name>


  • Power steering pump
  • Electropneumatic valves
  • Air suspensions
  • Turbochargers
  • Ignition coils
  • Relays
  • Sensors
  • Airflow sensors


  • Shock absorbers


  • Regulators
  • Power steering pumps
  • Electropneumatic valves
  • Differential pressure sensors
  • Valves
  • Air suspensions
  • Ignition coils
  • Relays
  • Sensors
  • High-pressure fuel pumps
  • Airflow sensors

About Hitachi Automotive Systems Eskelkamp GmbH

Hitachi Automotive Systems Eskelkamp GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Automotive Systems Europe GmbH, headquartered in Eskelkamp, Germany. The company is engaged in offering world class range of replacement parts to cater the needs of international automotive electronics market. For more information, please visit the company's website at

About Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company is engaged in the development, manufacture, sales and services of automotive components, transportation related components, industrial machines and systems, and offers a wide range of automotive systems including engine management systems, electric power train systems, drive control systems and car information systems. For more information, please visit the company's website at

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