Company History

March 1983 Established with capital of 40 million yen in Marune, Kagiyamachi, Tokai-shi, Aichi-ken (company name "HONDA VERNO TOKAI CO., LTD.")
April 1983 Signs basic contract for a VERNO dealership with Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and opens the Tokai Shop in Kagiyacho, Tokai-shi, Aichi-ken.
September 1998 Listed on 2nd Section of Nagoya Stock Exchange
March 1999 Acquires shares of Ford Life Chubu Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary) and Honda Motor Sales Meinan Co., Ltd. (currently, Honda Cars Tokai Co., Ltd.)
June 1999 Establishes ORIX Rent-A-Car Chubu Corporation (currently, J-net Rental & Lease Co., Ltd.)
November 1999 Establishes VT CAPITAL INC. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
March 2000 Establishes New Steel Homes Japan Corporation (currently, Archish Gallery Corporation, a consolidated subsidiary)
April 2000 Takes over the sales area covered by Honda Verno Gifu Co., Ltd. to commence operations in Gifu Prefecture.
April 2000 Establishes ORIX Rent-A-Car Osaka Corporation (currently J-net Rental & Lease Co., Ltd.)
April 2000 Acquires shares in Chukyo Honda Co., Ltd. (currently Honda Cars Tokai Co., Ltd.)
June 2000 Listed on the NASDAQ Japan market (currently the JASDAQ (standard) market) of the Osaka Stock Exchange.
October 2000 Chukyo Honda Co., Ltd. merges with Honda Motor Sales Meinan Co., Ltd. and changes its trade name to Honda Primo Tokai Co., Ltd. (currently Honda Cars Tokai Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary)
March 2002 ORIX Rent-A-Car Chubu Corporation merges with ORIX Rent-A-Car Osaka Corporation and changes its trade name to ORIX Rent-A-Car Meihan Corporation (currently, J-net Rental & Lease Co., Ltd.)
March 2003 Acquires shares of Trust Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
April 2003 Splits car dealership operations through an incorporation-type split and hands over operations to the newly established Honda Verno Tokai Co., Ltd. (currently Honda Cars Tokai Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary). The Company reorganizes itself as a holding company and changes its trade name to VT HOLDINGS CO., LTD. and changes its registered head office location to Dadaboshi, Kagiyamachi, Tokai, Aichi Prefecture.
January 2004 Acquires shares of C.E.S Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
September 2004 Establishes FACE ON Co., Ltd. (currently PCI Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary)
November 2004 Trust Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary) is listed on the Mothers market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
April 2005 Acquires shares of LCI Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
July 2005 Establishes VT International Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
December 2005 Converts Nagano Nissan Auto Co., Ltd. and its three subsidiaries into consolidated subsidiaries on December 31, 2005.
May 2006 VT CAPITAL INC. (currently a consolidated subsidiary) changes its Japanese company name.
July 2006 Converts Shizuoka Nissan Auto Sales Co., Ltd., Mikawa Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and their three subsidiaries into consolidated subsidiaries on July 3, 2006.
August 2006 Honda Verno Tokai Co., Ltd. absorbs and amalgamates Honda Primo Tokai Co., Ltd., and changes the trade name to Honda Cars Tokai Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary).
May 2007 FACE ON Co., Ltd. changes its trade name to PCI Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
June 2008 PCI Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary) changes its Japanese company name.
February 2011 Acquires shares of TRUST ABSOLUT AUTO (PTY) LTD. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
October 2011 Acquires shares of SOJITZ ABSOLUT AUTO (PTY) LTD. (currently SKY ABSOLUT AUTO (PTY) LTD., a consolidated subsidiary)
April 2012 Nissan Satio Saitama Co., Ltd. and its one subsidiary are made into consolidated subsidiaries.
April 2012 COLT CAR RETAIL LIMITED (currently CCR MOTOR CO. LTD.) is made into a consolidated subsidiary.
December 2012 VT CAPITAL INC, a wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary is merged and amalgamated.
August 2013 Establishes SCI. Co. Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
April 2014 Nissan-Satio-Nara Co., Ltd. is made into consolidated subsidiaries.
August 2014 MG HOME CO.,LTD. is made into a consolidated subsidiary.
October 2014 SCOTTS MOTORS ARTARMON (PTY) LTD is made into a consolidated subsidiary.
December 2014 GRIFFIN MILL GARAGES LIMITED is made into a consolidated subsidiary.
May 2015 Transfered stocks from the Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ (Standard) Market to the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section Market, and from the Nagoya Stock Exchange Second Section Market to the Nagoya Stock Exchange First Section Market.
August 2015 Trust Co.,Ltd. transferred stocks from the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Market to the Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section Market.

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