ADDING AND REPLACING Hitachi and Penske Racing to Host Panel Discussion on the Power of Information Technology in Racing and in

  ADDING AND REPLACING Hitachi and Penske Racing to Host Panel Discussion on
  the Power of Information Technology in Racing and in Business

Hitachi celebrates its partnership with Penske Racing with this exclusive
business networking event leading up to the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma IZOD
IndyCar Series race on August 25, featuring a panel discussion with the
three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and current series championship leader
Helio Castroneves

Business Wire

-- August 13, 2013

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high functional material & components, automotive systems and others. For more
information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at www.hitachi.com.

The corrected release reads:

HITACHI AND PENSKE RACING TO HOST PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE POWER OF INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY IN RACING AND IN BUSINESS

Hitachi celebrates its partnership with Penske Racing with this exclusive
business networking event leading up to the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma IZOD
IndyCar Series race on August 25, featuring a panel discussion with the
three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and current series championship leader
Helio Castroneves

Hitachi America, Ltd.:

WHAT
Hitachi, the primary sponsor for nine races on the No. 3 Team Penske
Dallara/Chevrolet IndyCar driven by Helio Castroneves, will host an exclusive
business networking event in San Francisco on August 22, 2013. The event will
be held at the world-class Nissan Infiniti dealership in downtown San
Francisco and will feature a panel discussion on the power of information
technology in racing and in business, moderated by Amy Bernstein, Editor,
Harvard Business Review.

WHEN
How to Utilize Technology and Information to “Take the Lead” in Racing and
Fortune 500 Businesses
August 22, 2013, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. PST

  *Media Opportunities: All panelists will be available for media interviews
    during specific times below

       *5:30 – 6 p.m. PST
       *7:05 – 7:30 p.m. PST

  *Panel Discussion: 6:15 pm – 7:05 p.m. PST
  *7:05-8:00 p.m. Business Networking/Cocktails and Refreshments

WHERE
Nissan Infiniti of San Francisco (a Penske Automotive Group Dealership)
1395 Van Ness Avenue (corner of Van Ness & Bush St.)
San Francisco, CA
Event will take place on the 4th Floor.
Reserved parking for the event can be accessed through the dealership’s
customer parking and service entrances, both located on Bush Street.

WHO
Special guests:

  *Moderator: Amy Bernstein, Editor, Harvard Business Review
  *Panelists:

       *Helio Castroneves, three-time Indy 500 winner, current IndyCar
         championship leader
       *Will Power, Driver of the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske IndyCar
       *Tim Cindric, President, Penske Racing
       *Ron Ruzewski, Technical Director, Team Penske
       *Asim Zaheer, SVP, Marketing and CTO Office, Hitachi Data Systems

Media interested in attending the event must RSVP and contact Hitachi, Penske
Racing or Lois Paul and Partners for securing press credentials for the event.
Please refer to media contacts above.

About Hitachi
Hitachi America, Ltd., headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, a subsidiary of
Hitachi, Ltd., and its subsidiary companies, offers a broad range of
electronics, power and industrial equipment and services, automotive products
and consumer electronics with operations throughout the Americas. For more
information, visit www.hitachi-america.us. For more information on other
Hitachi Group companies in the United States, please visit www.hitachi.us.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global
electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. The
company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2012 (ended March 31, 2013) totaled
9,041 billion yen ($96.1 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the
Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information
& telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high
functional material & components, automotive systems and others. For more
information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at www.hitachi.com.

Contact:

Media Contacts
Hitachi America, Ltd.
Lauren Raguzin, 914-333-2989
Cell: 201-566-4972
Lauren.Raguzin@hal.hitachi.com
or
Penske Racing
Merrill Cain, 704-677-9200
Merrill.Cain@penskeracing.com
or
Lois Paul and Partners
Brandi Ellerbee, 512-638-5327
Brandi_Ellerbee@lpp.com
 
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