• Business

Business outline

Three business fields

We meet our customers' exacting tastes and demands as we supply custom cars that they can feel secure using in their everyday lives as well.

We design, develop, and manufacture necessary functions and devices such as rails and sheet lift mechanisms and supply converted vehicles as Nissan life-care vehicles.

We offer specially equipped vans, trucks, and work vehicles.
Autech commercial range is built to support your business.

Overseas expansion

We develop and manufacture specialty vehicles that conform not only to the requirements of the domestic market, but also to international quality and certification standards by utilizing the technology we have cultivated through the manufacture of converted vehicles.
Working with the overseas bases of Nissan, we design products in accordance with the needs of our customers in each country and through methods that best suit each market.
By further developing new models and expanding into new markets, namely the North American market, and the emerging markets of ASEAN that are becoming increasingly diversified and personalized, we will continue to provide the world with great products.

Delivering the charm of factory-built custom cars to ASEAN customers

In order to meet the demand for personalization in the ASEAN region, we have been selling custom cars with proprietary design and development through joint project with local Nissan bases since 2011. Developing a wide variety of vehicles ranging from minivans to SUV to pickup trucks, we have sold more than 100,000 units in total in the ASEAN region to date (as of May 2019).

Opening up the custom car market in North America

Since 2007, we have been developing and manufacturing various specialty vehicles in cooperation with Nissan North America. We have sold more than 40,000 units in total in the North America region to date (as of May 2019).



Volume of Shipments/Net Sales

Volume of Shipments (Range : Fiscal Year 2000-2020)

Volume of Shipments (Range : Fiscal Year 2000-2020)

Net Sales (Range : Fiscal Year 2000-2020)

Net Sales (Range : Fiscal Year 2000-2020)

Business History

October 1986 Commenced operations as AUTECH JAPAN
May 1987 Completed building construction (main building (office building), design building, factory, engine testing building, etc.). Total area of grounds: 28,500 m2
December 1990 Achieved sales volume of 50,000 units
January 1992 Opened Fukuoka Office
March 1993 Completed factory expansion. Total building floor space: 13,300 m2
July 1993 Achieved sales volume of 100,000 units
August 1996 Achieved sales volume of 200,000 units
October 1996 Celebrated 10th anniversary of company's establishment, opened Nagoya Office
March 1998 Completed construction of new building. Total area of grounds: 32,500 m2. Total building floor space: 16,700 m2
April 1998 Established AUTECH ELCO, Inc.
October 1998 Achieved sales volume of 300,000 units
July 2000 Achieved sales volume of 400,000 units
January 2003 Achieved sales volume of 500,000 units
July 2003 Completed construction of second factory
September 2004 Achieved sales volume of 600,000 units
May 2005 Acquired ISO/TS 16949:2002 certification
September 2006 Celebrated 20th anniversary of company's establishment, achieved sales volume of 700,000 units
November 2007 Achieved sales volume of 800,000 units
November 2008 Achieved sales volume of 900,000 units
September 2010 Acquired ISO14001:2004 certification
November 2011 Celebrated 25th anniversary of company's establishment, achieved sales volume of 1,000,000 units
September 2016 Celebrated 30th anniversary of company's establishment
May 2017 Opened Oppama Office
October 2018 Opened Kyushu Office



Office/factory 824-2, Hagisono, Chigasaki City, Kanagawa 253-8571
Tel: 0467-87-8001

Access from nearest station

Take a No.52, No.53, or No.54 bus bound for Samukawa Ekiminamiguchi and exit the bus at the Nishinoya Bus Stop.
The office and factory are a seven minute walk from the bus stop.


Fukuoka Office 2-14-33 Higashihie, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka 812-0007
Nagoya Office 4F AICHI NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD., 20-34 Sakurada-cho, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi 456-8523
ASEAN Office 54, Moo 2, Bangna-Trad KM22, Srisajarakae-yai, Bangsaothong,
Samutprakarn 10570, Thailand