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  • Select Cordless Tools Rated “Best Buy” by a Leading Consumer Publication

    November 20, 2012

    Hitachi Power Tools is pleased to highlight that the following Lithium Ion cordless drills have been rated Best Buy by a leading consumer publication in the December 2012 issue: DS18DSAL, WH18DSAL & DS14DSFL.

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  • More 18V Brushless Lithium Ion Technology from Hitachi

    May 03, 2012

    Hitachi Power Tools today announced the launch of its new 18V Brushless Motor Lithium Ion cordless products at Lowes. As of early May, Lowes will offer an 18V Lithium Ion Brushless Hammer Drill - model DV18DBL & an 18V Lithium Ion Brushless Impact Driver - model WH18DBDL. Hitachi’s brushless motor technology delivers more power to the motor by minimizing unnecessary energy loss through friction and heat. Managed by a micro-processor chip that efficiently delivers current flow to the motor, brushless tools experience up to 50% longer run time between charges, increased power, and extended durability with essentially no maintenance. Hitachi’s signature ergonomic design for the tool bodies makes them extremely well-balanced and comfortable for extended use. Covered by Hitachi’s Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty and 2-year Lithium Ion battery warranty, the brushless tools stand alone against other professional cordless product on the market today.

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  • 18V Brushless Lithium Ion Technology- Now Available from Hitachi Power Tools!

    March 14, 2012

    Hitachi Power Tools today announced the launch of its new line of 18V Brushless Motor Lithium Ion cordless products. Kicking off the series is an 18V Lithium Ion Brushless Driver Drill (3.0Ah) - the DS18DBL- available now with more tools launching this Spring and later in 2012. Hitachi’s Brushless technology is delivered via a micro-processor chip that manages the tool’s motor, resulting in up to 50% longer run time between charges, increased power, and extended durability with essentially no maintenance. Hitachi’s signature ergonomic design for the DS18DBL tool body makes it extremely well-balanced and comfortable for extended use. Covered by Hitachi’s Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty and 2-year Lithium Ion battery warranty, the DS18DBL stands alone against other professional drills on the market today.

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