Inside Kashiwa-no-ha: Hitachi Smart City near Tokyo


Smart car sharing in Kashiwa-no-ha

Smart cars and motorbikes are shared within Kashiwa-no-ha to save on energy. The sharing concept also allows residents with their own smartcars to charge them at the available stations.

Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City is a collaboration between government agencies, universities, research institutions, Mitsui Fudosan and Hitachi.

Located just outside of Tokyo, the city aims to provide an environmental-symbiotic city, a city of health and longevity, and a city of new industry creation.

Hitachi provides area energy-management solutions that operate, monitor, and control energy across the city.

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