Shanghai Koito Automotive Lamp Co., Ltd.

Company Profile



No.767, Yecheng Road, Jiading, Shanghai 201821, China

Business Overview

-China's leading manufacturer of automotive lamps.
-A joint venture of Huayu Automotive Systems Company Limited, Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. of Japan and Toyota Tsusho Corporation.


Unlisted Company (As of Dec. 2016)
Shareholders Shareholding Ratio (%)
Huayu Automotive Systems Company Limited (China) 50
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Japan) 45
Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Japan) 5


Combination head lamps
Rear combination lamps
Head lamps
Rear lamps
Tail lamps
Front fog lamps
Rear fog lamps
Dome lamps
Front turn signal lamps
Side turn signal lamps
Front side marking lamps
Trunk lamps
License plate lamps
High mounted stop lamps
Reading lamps
Make-up lamps
Glove trunk lamps
Position lamps
Pedal lamps


1989 Keeping the former Shanghai Automotive Lamp Factory as the base organization, the company was established as a joint venture among three companies: Shanghai Automotive Co., Ltd.; Koito Manufacturing; and Toyota Tsusyo.
1996 The Company constructed a new factory in the Jia Ding District of Shanghai City.
Dec.1997 Established Chongqing Koito Automotive Lamp Co., Ltd. in Chongqing City.
April 1999 Began supplying automotive lamps to Shanghai GM.
Oct. 2001 The company's R&D center in Shanghai started operations.
Dec. 2004 Established a new plant in Yantai City, Shangdong Province.
Apr. 2007 Started operations of the third plant.
Mar. 2010 Acquired 51% shares of Jilin Dongguang Ruibao Automotive Lamp Co., Ltd. 
Sep. 2013 The Company's parent company, Koito Manufacturing, restarted construction of an automotive lighting production line in Guangzhou new plant.
Jul. 2014 The Company's parent company, Koito Manufacturing, established a new plant, Hubei Koito Automotive Lamp Co., Ltd..

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Other Koito Group Companies in China

(As of Dec. 31, 2014)
Company name Products Year established City Shareholder
Hubei Koito Automotive Lamp Co., Ltd. Lamps 2014 Xiaogan, Hubei Koito Manufacturing (100%)
Guangzhou Koito Automotive Lamp Co., Ltd. Lamps 2005 Guangzhou, Guangdong Koito Manufacturing (100%)
Fuzhou Koito Tayih Automotive Lamp Co., Ltd. Lamps 1995 Qingkou Town, Fujian Koito Manufacturing (51%)
Dayi International Investment 49%