10 Facts About Aisin


Aisin Corporation is a Japanese corporation that develops and produces components and systems for the automotive industry.

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Aisin is a Fortune Global 500 company, ranked 359 on the 2020 rankings.

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Aisin is a member of the Toyota Group of companies.

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Aisin was founded in 1965 and supplies engine, drivetrain, body and chassis, aftermarket, and other automotive parts for the Toyota Motor Corporation and other various major OEMs.

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Aisin was quickly renamed Tokai Airplane Industries after it was discovered that there was a pre-existing company with the same name.

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In October 2019, Aisin Seiki announced that it would merge with subsidiary Aisin AW, consolidating management and renaming the company.

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Aisin AW developed the Toyota Prius transmission and the world's first speaking navigation system.

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Aisin AW was based in Anjo, with another major division located in Okazaki.

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Aisin AI was an Aisin Seiki subsidiary spun off in July 1991 to produce manual transmissions and transfer cases, moving its headquarters to Nishio.

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Aisin constructed a factory in the United States in 1986, with production beginning in 1989.

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