NEDO selects Mitsubishi and Hitachi for Spanish project

Automotive manufacturers Hitachi and Mitsubishi have been jointly selected as contractors for the Smart Community System Demonstration Project in Spain, by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO).

The project, which is aligned with the Malaga Smartcity Project currently under way in Malaga, Spain, will demonstrate and verify various businesses necessary for establishing a next-generation transportation infrastructure enabling considerable reductions in CO2 emissions.

The total budget of the demonstration project, to be conducted for a period through March 2016, is expected to be near five-billon yen.