沿革

AESCのこれまでの軌跡
Year
Month
AESC
Year
Month
AESC
Month
NISSAN / NEC
2007
April

Founded in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture as a joint venture between the Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., NEC Corporation, and NEC Tokin Corporation with starting capital of 245 million yen (capital reserve of 2.45 million yen) to develop and market high performance lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications. Masahiko Otsuka is appointed as the representative director and president.

2008
April

Absorbed the assets and personnel of NEC Lamilion Energy, Ltd., and transitioned into a company that develops, produces, and sells high performance lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications. Increased capital to 1.495 billion yen (capital reserve of 1.495 billion yen).

May

Nissan, NEC, NEC Tokin, and AESC announced the commercialization by AESC of high performance lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications.

2009
January

Relocated to Hironodai, Zama City, Kanagawa Prefecture (with the exception of the Development Department).

Awarded the 3rd Kiyoshi Okazaki Award for development and practical application of a manganese based laminated lithium-ion battery for automotive applications.

March

Relocated all functions to Hironodai, Zama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, and closed the Sagamihara office.

April

Increased capital to 1.845 billion yen (capital reserve of 1.845 billion yen).

July

Held an opening ceremony for the Zama Office.

October

Increased capital to 2.345 billion yen (capital reserve of 2.345 billion yen).

2010
 

 

April

Started accepting advance orders in Japan for the Nissan Leaf.

June

Announced an increase in the annual production capacity of batteries for electric vehicles from 54,000 units to 90,000 units by 2011.

April

NEC Energy Devices was founded by taking over NEC Tokin's large-capacity laminated lithium-ion rechargeable battery business.

September

Started full-scale mass production of batteries for HEV applications.

 
 
October

Shoichi Matsumoto is appointed representative director and president. (Otsuka becomes a corporate advisor.)

October

「日産フーガ ハイブリッド」発売

The Nissan Fuga Hybrid is launched.

November

EV用バッテリーの本格的な量産を開始

Full-scale mass production of batteries for electric vehicles is started.

November

The Nissan Leaf wins the 2011 European Car of the Year award.

 
 
December

「日産リーフ」発売

The Nissan Leaf is launched.

2011
March

Plant operations are suspended due to the Great East Japan Earthquake. Production is gradually resumed beginning the next month.

April

The Nissan Leaf wins the 2011 World Car of the Year award.

May

Awarded the IBA Technology Award from the International Battery Materials Association (IBA) for contributions to the development of lithium-ion batteries for transportation applications.

 
 
 
 
December

The Nissan Leaf wins the 2011-2012 Japan Automotive Hall of Fame (JAHFA) Car of the Year award, the 2011-2012 JAHFA Car Design of the Year award, and the 2011-2012 Japan Car of the Year award.

2012
May

Obtained ISO-9001 certification.

May

An exclusive HEV model Nissan CIMA is launched.

2013

 

August

Infiniti Q50 is launched in USA

2014年
 

 

February

Nissan Skyline (V37) is launched in Japan

April

Shigeaki Kato assumes the representative director and president.

 
 
2015
April

Obtained ISO/TS16949:2009 certification

 

August

Porable battery "Po-Chiku" and "Po-Chiku big" are lauched

 
 
 

Power supplyer from LEAF "LEAF to outlet" is launched

 

2016
April

Yo Tsunashima assumes the Representative Director and President.