Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. , also known as Aisin, is a Japanese corporation which develops and produces components and systems for the automotive industry. Aisin is a Fortune Global 500 company, ranked 347 on the 2007 rankings. Aisin Seiki was founded in 1949 and currently supplies engine, drivetrain, body and chassis, aftermarket, and other main automotive parts for various major OEMs. In addition to partaking in the automotive markets, Aisin also offers life & amenity products , energy systems, welfare products, and other products/services.Aisin is 30% owned by the Toyota Group of companies.There are various 'brands' in the holding, spawned from the companies which received recognition in their area of specialisation:Aisin AW — automatic transmissionsAisin AI — manual transmissionsAdvics, Hosei — brakesIMRA — Femtosecond lasers↑ ↑ Wikipedia.
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2015-07-15
A spoiler unit includes a movable spoiler for a vehicle, a frame fixing the movable spoiler to the vehicle, and a cover being mounted on the frame.
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2015-09-28
A fluid pressure control circuit for a transmission, includes plural electromagnetic valves each switching one of engagement elements between an engaged state and a disengaged state, plural passages configured to connect the engagement elements to a fluid pressure source, a first electromagnetic valve corresponding to one of the electromagnetic valves and switching one of the engagement elements between the engaged and disengaged states, a second electromagnetic valve corresponding to another of the electromagnetic valves and switching another of the engagement elements between the engaged and disengaged states, and a shut-off valve, when the first electromagnetic valve and the second electromagnetic valve are open, closing the passages among the first electromagnetic valve, the engagement elements switched by the first electromagnetic valve and the fluid pressure source with the use of the fluid pressure to establish a closed state, and maintaining the closed state with the use of the fluid pressure.
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2015-01-15
A step apparatus for a vehicle includes a step panel facing an opening formed at a body of a vehicle and fixed to a step support portion which is provided at the body, the step panel made of resin and securing a moving path of an opening and closing member, the moving path being secured at a void defined between the step panel and the step support portion in a height direction of the vehicle, and a leg member connected to the step panel and configured to extend between the step panel and the step support portion at a predetermined position on the moving path in an open state of the opening and closing member, the leg member moving away from the moving path for clearing the moving path before the opening and closing member reaches the leg member during a closing operation of the opening and closing member.
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2015-09-01
A periphery monitoring apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire first image data that is captured by a first imaging unit provided on a left side of a vehicle body, and second image data that is captured by a second imaging unit provided on a right side of the vehicle body; and an output unit configured to combine third image data which is generated by rotating, and magnifying or minifying the first image data in such a way that a plurality of left reference points included in the first image data are respectively displayed at pre-set positions, and fourth image data which is generated by rotating, and magnifying or minifying the second image data in such a way that a plurality of right reference points included in the second image data are respectively displayed at pre-set positions, and to output the combined image data.
Aisin Seiki | Date: 2015-02-27
A vehicle door swingably attached to a vehicle body via door hinges and able to open and close an opening formed in the vehicle body, includes: an inner panel formed of a resin and having outer and inner surfaces respectively facing outer and inner sides, and in which hinge attaching portions, on which the hinges are attached, and a door lock attaching portion on which a door locking device causing the vehicle door to engage with the vehicle body is attached are formed at different positions from each other; and an outer reinforcement member formed of a resin, arranged on the outer side than the inner panel, having outer and inner surfaces respectively facing the outer and inner sides, coupled to the inner panel, and having a first reinforcement portion facing the door lock attaching portion, a second reinforcement portion continuous with the first reinforcement portion and extending from the first reinforcement portion, and a third reinforcement portion continuous with the second reinforcement portion and facing the hinge attaching portions.