Hitachi cordless tools share the quality associated with Hitachi while gaining a newly added mobility. One reservation people have had about cordless tools is that the battery's charge obviously doesn't last forever, so if you don't have multiple batteries there is going to be some downtime. Hitachi has solved this problem with quick chargers that can take as little as 35 minutes to fully charge your batteries.
Hitachi's approach towards Lithium Ion technology takes advantage of the preferred 18V platform at the core of the cordless market. Hitachi's line reduces the barrier to entry. HXP batteries are backwards compatible so those who already own and use Hitachi 18V DMR or DVF3 cordless drills can invest in Hitachi Lithium Ion tools and use the HXP battery in their new or older Hitachi models. This prevents users from having to purchase a whole new platform with unique voltages that are independent of anything else they own.