About AW History of AW

1990

July

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to Suzuki Motor Co., Ltd.

November

  • ・Establishment of AW EUROPE S.A.
  • ・Establishment of IMRA JAPAN CO., LTD.
1991

May

May

  • ・Announcement of a 4-wheel in-motor drive system.

September

  • ・Commencement of production of RWD control 5-speed AT "30-50LE"

November

  • ・Received the Japan Quality Medal
1992

March

  • ・Establishment of AISIN AW PRECISION CO., LTD.

April

April

  • ・Commencement of production of FWD 4-speed AT "70-40LE"

May

May

  • ・Completion of the head office main building

August

  • ・Commencement of delivery of car navigation systems to Toyota Motor Corporation

August

August

  • ・Commencement of production of world's first voice car navigation system "V01-01"
  • ・Commencement of production of FWD 4-speed AT "60-40LE"
1993

April

April

  • ・Delivery of the Toyota Crown Majesta equipped with a double motor drive system to Tokyo Metropolitan Government

June

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to Saab Automobile AB (Sweden)

September

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to Kia Motors Corporation (Korea)
1994

August

  • ・Commencement of production of FWD 4-speed AT with slip control "70-40LS" (ECT)

September

September

  • ・Commencement of production of commercial car navigation system "V02-02" and its delivery to Alpine Electronics, Inc.

September

  • ・Commencement of delivery of car navigation systems to Alpine Electronics, Inc.

October

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to FIAT S.p.A. (Italy)
1995

June

  • ・Commencement of production of world's first FWD 4-speed AT with neutral control "50-40LN"
1996

January

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to General Motors do Brasil (Brazil)

February

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to VDL Nedcar B.V. (Netherlands)

May

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to CAMI Automotive (U.S.A.)

June

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to Renault S.A. (France)

July

  • ・Commencement of delivery of car navigation systems to FUJITSU TEN Ltd.

August

  • ・Commencement of delivery of car navigation systems to Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA (Belgium)

September

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to General Motors Taiwan Ltd. (Taiwan)

December

  • ・Establishment of AW SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
1997

January

January

  • ・The world's first car navigation system that can be taken out of the vehicle "V05-01"
  • ・Commencement of production of world's first AV (audio & video) integrated car navigation system "V06-01"

February

  • ・Received ISO9001/QS9000 certification

March

  • ・Commencement of delivery of car navigation systems to Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.

June

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to General Motors de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Mexico)
  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to General Motors Venezuela (Venezuela)

June

June

  • ・Commencement of production of RWD 5-speed AT "35-50LS"

September

  • ・Commencement of delivery of car navigation systems to Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
1998

January

January

  • ・Commencement of production of world's first home air purifier incorporating photocatalyst Air Navi "P01-01"

January

  • ・Commencement of delivery of air purifiers to Toyota Housing Corporation

March

  • ・Commencement of production of DVD car navigation system "V07-01"

May

  • ・Commencement of production of world's first car navigation system-coordinated system "NAVI-MATIC"

July

  • ・Completion of the Okazaki Plant

August

  • ・Commencement of delivery of ATs to Samsung Motors (Korea)

September

September

  • ・Commencement of production of FWD 5-speed AT "55-50SN"

October

  • ・Commencement of production of Q-System with H-type shift pattern "50-40LM"

November

  • ・Establishment of AW NORTH CAROLINA, INC.

November

November

  • ・Commencement of production of turn-by-turn car navigation system with guidance by arrows "V02-36"

December

December

  • ・Commencement of production of FWD 4-speed AT "80-40LS"
1999

July

  • ・Achieved a cumulative production of 1 million car navigation systems

  • ・Received ISO14001 certification
  • ・Commencement of delivery of car navigation systems to Grundig AG (Germany)

October

  • ・Establishment of AW TECHNICAL CENTER U.S.A., INC.

December

December

  • ・Commencement of production of FWD 4-speed AT "90-40LS"

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