History 1990-1999


February, 1992

    • Voice-guidance car navigation system NAC-200 is marketed.

February, 1992

    • Clarion Asia Pte. Ltd. (CA) established in Singapore.

April, 1993

    • Clarion's SS wireless modem clears for the first time the technical standards set by Japanese government, and is marketed.

January, 1995

    • Clarion Orient Co. (COC) established in Hong Kong.

April, 1995

    • ISO-9001 certification obtained for all Clarion establishments in Japan.

April, 1995

    • Factory completed in China (DCOE).

May, 1996

    • VICS-compatible car navigation system marketed

April, 1997

    • Hamamatsu branch office opened.

October, 1997

    • Manufacturing company established in Hungary.

January, 1998

    • Joint development of invehicle personal computer “AutoPC” with Microsoft® Corp.

December, 1998

  • “AutoPC™” marketed for the first time in the U.S.

August, 1999

    • ETC terminal jointly developed with Hitachi.

December, 1999

    • OEM supply of "AutoPC" to French automaker Citroen® begins.

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