Aisin (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (Formerly Aisin Seiki (China) Investment Co., Ltd.)

Company Profile

■URL

https://www.aisin.com/en

■Address

1202-1205, TEDA MSD-C3 Bldg, No.79 First Avenue, TEDA, Tianjin 300457, China

Business Overview

-Aisin's business in China. Aisin entered the Chinese market in 1996. It has many subsidiaries in Tianjin, Tangshan, Shanghai, Fuzhou, and Guangzhou, China. As of the end of March 2022, the number of employees in China is 15,375.

-Aisin Corporation's headquarters in Japan was established in April 2021 with the merger of the former Aisin Seiki and Aisin AW. Major products include drivetrains, brakes, chassis, bodies, and engine parts.

-Aisin's sales in China for the fiscal year ended March 2022 increased by 20.5% y/y to JPY 469.8 billion.

Products

Powertrain

e-Axle

-Aisin

  • eAxle Offset Design (150kW) 
  • eAxle150kW (FWD)
  • eAxle 150kW
  • eAxle80kW(RWD)
  • Electric four-wheel drive systems
  • eAxle 9.2kW (RWD)

Hybrid Transmission

-Aisin

  • FF 1-motor hybrid transmission
  • FR Multi-stage Hybrid Transmissions
  • Medium torque capacity FR 2 Motor Hybrid Transmissions
  • Small torque capacity FF 2 Motor Hybrid Transmissions
  • Medium torque capacity FF 2 motor hybrid transmissions
  • High torque 2-motor RWD multistage hybrid transmissions
  • Medium torque FF 1-motor hybrid transmissions
  • High torque FR1-motor hybrid transmissions
  • High torque FF2-motor hybrid transmissions

Automatic Transmission

-Aisin

  • High torque capacity RWD 10-speed automatic transmissions
  • High torque capacity RWD 8-speed automatic transmissions
  • Medium torque capacity RWD 8-speed automatic transmissions
  • High torque capacity RWD 6-speed automatic transmissions
  • High torque capacity FWD 8-speed automatic transmissions
  • Medium torque capacity FWD 8-speed automatic transmissions
  • Medium torque capacity FWD 6-speed automatic transmissions
  • Small torque capacity FWD 6-speed automatic transmissions
  • Small torque capacity RWD 4-speed automatic transmissions
  • Small torque capacity FWD 4-speed automatic transmissions
  • RWD 6-speed automatic transmissions for light duty trucks & buses
  • RWD 5-speed automatic transmissions for medium duty trucks & buses
  • RWD 4-speed automatic transmissions with transfer for light duty trucks

Manual Transmission

-Aisin

  • High torque capacity FWD 6-speed manual transmissions
  • Medium torque capacity FWD 6-speed manual transmissions
  • High torque capacity RWD 6-speed manual transmissions
  • Medium torque capacity RWD 6-speed manual transmissions
  • Automated manual transmissions

CVT

-Aisin

  • Medium torque capacity CVT
  • Small torque capacity CVT

Others

-Aisin

  • High torque capacity for RWD transfer case
  • Hybrid Transmissions for commercial vehicle
  • Clutch covers
  • Clutch discs
  • Clutch master cylinders
  • Concentric slave cylinders
  • 2WD-4WD motor shift actuators
  • Dampers for hybrid vehicles
  • Current sensors

-Aisin Takaoka

  • Aluminum die casting oil pump covers

-Aisin Chemical

  • High-µs wet friction materials for automatic transmission
  • High heat-resistance wet friction materials for automatic transmission
  • Non-solvent dry friction materials for manual transmission

Thermal management related

-Aisin

  • Electric water pumps for cooling battery
  • Electric water pumps for cooling inverter
  • Electric water pumps for cooling engine
  • Electric oil pump for idling stop
  • Electric oil pump for xEV cooling and lubrication

Engine Related

-Aisin

  • Variable valve timings
  • Continuously variable capacity oil pump
  • Variable Intake manifolds
  • Variable intake manifolds with an integrated rotary valve, co-developed with MANN+HUMMEL
  • Oil pans
  • Engine front modules; timing chain case with water pump and oil pump

Exhaust manifolds

-Aisin Takaoka

  • Exhaust manifold & converter

Lubricant

-Aisin

  • Continuously variable capacity oil pump

Cooling

-Aisin Takaoka

  • Water pumps

-Aisin

  • Flow shutting valve

Engine related products

-ART Metal Manufacturing

  • Pistons

 

Driving safety related

Parking and driving assist

-Aisin

  • Automated parking system
  • Driver monitoring system
  • Autonomous emergency brake systems
  • Peripheral monitoring ECUs

Brakes

-ADVICS

  • Electronically controlled brake systems
  • Disc brake
  • Electric control brake systems
  • Brake assemblies
  • Electric parking brakes
  • Brake boosters & brake master cylinders with brake assist
  • ESC modulators

Steering related products

-Aisin

  • Power tilt & telescopic steering columns with ECU
  • Active steering systems

Suspension related products

-Aisin

  • Damping force adjustment type absorber
  • Active rear steering system

 

Body

Door related products

-Aisin

  • Power slide door systems
  • Power back door systems
  • Power door locks
  • Universal steps
  • Slide door closers
  • Door hinges
  • Door checks
  • Outside door handles
  • Inside door handles
  • Door handles for smart key systems

-Aisin Takaoka

  • "Die quench" door beam

Shiroki Corporation

  • Door frames; aluminum
  • Frame moldings; stainless steel
  • Window regulators

 

Roof, exterior, and structural components
-Aisin

  • Sunroofs
  • Roof rails
  • Rear spoilers
  • Grille shutters
  • Center pillar garnishes
  • Bumper reinforcement aluminum extrusion
  • Rocker EA materials
  • Activefront spoilers

-Aisin Chemical

  • High performance spray damping coat
  • Structural adhesive
  • Waterborne anti-corrosion paint
  • Damping coats

-Aisin Takaoka

  • A-pillar reinforcement
  • "Die Quench" bumper reinforcement

-Aisin Keikinzoku

  • Crash box

 

Seat components
-Aisin

  • Pneumatic seat
  • Occupant weight sensing systems
  • Passenger detection sensors
  • Seat slide sensors for airbag control
  • Rear seat relaxation systems
  • Power retractable seats

Shiroki Corporation

  • Seat recliners
  • Power seats
  • Manual operated seats

 

Connected and sharing solution

-Aisin

  • LEXUS Voice Car Navigation System for Japan, and North America
  • ISUZU Map Locator ECU for Japan
  • Smart eco-drive function equipped car navigation system
  • Toyota Voice Car Navigation System
  • NAVlelite car navigation application system designed for smartphones

History

June 1995 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. established Zhejiang Aisin-Honda Automobile Parts Co., Ltd., a joint-venture company to manufacture engine parts.
April 1996 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; the Tangshan Gear Group; Aisin AI Co., Ltd.; and Toyota Tsusho Corporation jointly established Tangshan Aisin Gear Co., Ltd. to manufacture manual transmissions. (Tangshan Aisin Gear became a consolidated subsidiary of the Aisin Group in March, 2003, when the Tangshan Group transferred all the shares it held in this joint venture to the Aisin Group.)
1997 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; Tianjin Automobile Brake Parts Co., Ltd.; Tianjin Automobile Industrial I/E Corp.; and Toyota Tsusho Corporation jointly established Tianjin Aisin Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. to manufacture brake and clutch components. (Tianjin Aisin Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. is now owned 98.1 percent by the Aisin Group, which acquired all the joint venture's shares originally held by Tianjin Automobile Brake Parts.)
May 2001 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; Tianjin Xinlu Automotive Parts; Taiwan Xinchang International Investment; and Toyota Tsusho Corporation jointly established Aisin Tianjin Auto Body Parts Co., Ltd. to manufacture body parts such as door locks and window regulators.
Oct. 2001 Aisin Takaoka Co., Ltd.; Lioho Machine Works of Taiwan;and Toyota Tsusho Corporation jointly established Takaoka Lioho (Tianjin) Industries Co., Ltd. to manufacture cast iron products such as disc rotors.
April 2002 Aisin AW Co., Ltd. established Beijing ADF Navigation Technology Co., Ltd. to develop and manufacture car navigation systems in Beijing jointly with AutoNavi Software Co., Ltd., Fujitsu Ten and other companies. Aisin AW invested 13.1 percent of the needed capital.
Feb. 2004 Advics established Advics Tianjin Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. to manufacture brake systems and brake components. Production at the new facility started in February, 2005.
March 2004 Aisin AW Co., Ltd. and China FAW jointly established Tianjin AW Automatic Transmission Co., Ltd. to produce automatic transmissions. The new company began commercial operations in March, 2005.
April 2004 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. established Aisin Seiki (Foshan) Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. to manufacture engine parts such as crank cases in Guangdong Province. Commercial production at the new plant started in August, 2005.
Sep. 2004 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; Araco (now merged into Toyota Boshoku); and Toyota Boshoku Corporation jointly established Fengai (Guangzhou) Automotive Seat Parts Co., Ltd. to produce seat frames and seat parts. Commercial production at the new facility started in April, 2006.
Sep. 2004 Hosei Brake and Goshen Industries of Taiwan established Fengsheng (Fuzhou) Brake Co., Ltd. to manufacture rear parking brakes and other brake products. The new plant started commercial operations in April, 2006.
Nov. 2004 Advics and Toyota Tsusho Corporation jointly established Advics Guangzhou Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. to manufacture brake systems and brake parts. The new plant started commercial operations in May, 2006.
Dec. 2004 Aisin Seiki; Elite Sewing Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Aisin's subsidiary in Taiwan); and Hsin Chong Machinery Works jointly established Aisin Seiki Foshan Body Parts Co., Ltd. to produce body components such as sunroof systems. Commercial production at the new facility started in April, 2006.
March 2005 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. provided 100 percent of the capital to establish Tangshan Aisin Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. in Tangshan City, Hebei Province. The new facility started manufacturing engines and aluminum die-casting parts in October, 2006.
April 2005 Aisin Takaoka, Liufeng Machinery (a Chinese unit of Taiwan-based LiohoTakaoka Lioho (Guangzhou), and Toyota Tsusho jointly established Takaoka Lioho (Guangzhou) Machinery Industries Co., Ltd. to make cast-iron parts such as disc rotors from 2006.
Nov. 2005 Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. and Toyota Boshoku Corporation established Tianjin Feng AI Automotive Seat Parts Co., Ltd. to manufacture seat frames and seat components. Production at the new plant started in May, 1997.
May 2007 Aisin AW Co., Ltd. established AW Shanghai Automotive Parts Trading Co., Ltd. in order to sell car navigation systems in Shanghai.
July 2008 Tianjin Aisin Automobile Parts Co., Ltd., the Group's brake production subsidiary, was merged with ADVICS Tianjin Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. leaving ADVICS Tianjin Automobile Parts as a surviving company.
Dec 2008 Aisin AW Co., Ltd. established AW Hangzhou Software Development Co., Ltd.
2010 Established Tangshan Aisin Chemical Co., Ltd.
2011 Established AW Suzhou Co., Ltd. Advics Fuzhou Automobile Parts Co., Ltd.Takaoka Lioho (Yunfu) Industries Co., Ltd. Aisin Wuxi Body Parts Co., Ltd. Aisin Seiki Foshan Electronics Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2012 Established AW Tianjin Automotive Parts Co.,Ltd.
Dec. 2012 Established AW Suzhou Technical Center Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2016 Aisin (Nantong) Technical Center of China Co., Ltd. began operations.
Dec. 2018 GAC Trumpchi and Aisin AW, GAC Aisin AW Automatic Transmission Co., Ltd., held a cornerstone laying ceremony in Guangzhou, China.
Apr. 2019 Aisin Seiki and Anhui Ring New Group Co., Ltd. jointly established Aisin (Anqing) Auto Parts Co., Ltd.

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