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About PIVOT

PIVOT thinks about the "tomorrow" of automobiles and shapes things to come.

CEO

SEIICHI UCHIKAWA

After working as an industrial designer for an electronics manufacturer, at the age of 24 he founded the PIVOT Corporation, a company committed to developing and producing leading edge electronic devices for racing cars. In 1986, he assumed the role of CEO of PIVOT. From 1997, utilizing driving efficiency data collected from races, efforts were turned to the development of devices geared toward assisting in economic driving and high precision instantaneous fuel consumption meters; with this he has reaffirmed his position as an active contemporary industrial designer committed to realizing solutions to environmental problems and improvements in environmental quality.

Company Profile

Directors

President & CEO Seiichi Uchikawa
Senior Managing Director Takashi Uchikawa

Company Profile

Company Name PIVOT Corp. Ltd.
Foundation September, 1986
Capital 10 million yen
Head Office 87-3 Shimookada Okada, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano 390-0313, Japan
Our Banks Hachijuni Bank, LTD., Resona Bank, LTD.
Customers Automakers, Auto Parts Trading Company, Auto Supply Trading Company, Car Audio Makers, Tire Makers, Car Shop, General Customer

Business

Business Activities

Development and Manufacturing of Automobile and Motor Sports Instrumentation and Controllers
Research and Develop of Fuel Efficiency Driving Systems
Development and Manufacturing of Fuel Efficiency Controllers

Our Products

52X-Z4

Our Products 52X-Z4

Products for Racing Car

Products for Racing Car

Eco-Related Equipment

e-drive (Economy Drive Support Monitor)

Eco-Related Equipment

Eco-system for Car Navigation System

X07

Eco-system for Car Navigation System

OEM Products for Automobile Manufacturers

Tachometer with Shift Lamp

Tachometer with Shift Lamp

Temperature Recorder

OR-1

Temperature Recorder OR-1

OEM Products for Automobile Supply Manufacturers

OEM Products for Automobile Supply Manufacturers
OEM Products for Automobile Supply Manufacturers
  • Engine Starter
  • Turbo Timer
  • Engine Computer

Organization

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Organization

Development Department Electronic Circuit Design, Microcomputer Design, Structural Design, Software, Verification of a Vehicle
Design Department Product Design, Catalog Design, Magazine Ad Design, Packaging Design, Website Design
Intellectual Property Department Application, Inspection, Management and Operations concerning Industrial Property
Production Department Quantity Production, Customization Production, Quality Control
Others Racing Support, Domestic Business Department, Overseas Planning Department, Publicity Activities

History

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There are no set paths. That is why all paths hold meaning.

History

1986 PIVOT Corp. Ltd. is established
1987 Started supplying Engine Control Devices for Racing Cars
1988 Establishment of Affiliation for Research and Development with Five Auto Equipment and Racing Instrument Manufacturers
1989 Built new Main Office / Got a patent on Oil Change Monitor / Introduced Full Auto Form Turbo Timer
1990 Developed Shift Lamp for WRC
1991 Development of Engine Limiters, Shift Lamp Supply and Engine Starters
1992 Introduced PIVOT Brand
1993 Introduced Limiter Removal Gauge and World's Smallest Shift Knob
1994 Introduced Air Flow Converter and other Fuel Correction Devices
1995 Introduced Engine Data Recording Device 3DL · A/F Recording Device ADL
1996 Research and Development Addition added to Main Office / Introduction of Temperature Recording Devices
1997 High Precision A/F Measurement Devices / Engine RPM Auto-Detection System
1998 Introduced Gauge with Shift Lamp for A-Pillar Installation in Nissan Model Cars
1999 Introduced Worlds Lightest Tachometer / 7-Color Multi-Illumination Boost Meter
2000 Established Certified Dealers in America and Southeast Asia
2001 Introduced No Piping Water Temperature Gauge / Sequential Electronic Fan Controller
2002 Introduced Intercooler Water Cooler Spray
2003 Introduced Stepping Gauge Series and Voltage Stabilizer
2004 Introduced 5 in 1 Gauge and Car Audio Gauge
2005 Our Eco-driving Support Device "e-drive" won a Car Goods of the Year Award
2006 High Precision Instantaneous Fuel Consumption Gauge / Supplied Eco Driving Support Feature to Alpine Navigation Systems
2007 Introduced Next Generation Gauge X3 and RM-07
2008 Made Racing Car Throttle Controller (3-DRIVE) available to Commercial Market / Introduced the EURO SPEC Series for European Cars
2009 Introduced 52X Gauge for BMW & VW
2010 Throttle Controller with Auto-Cruise Control "3-drive·AC"
2011 Throttle Controller with Auto-Cruise Control "3-drive·α", IDLING STOP CANCELLER "ISC"
2012 DUAL GAUGE, Throttle Controller with a Multi-Monitor "3-drive·X", digital monitor
2013 DUAL GAUGE (DSP, DXB-B), MULTI GAUGE (X2B), REV COUNTER
Our 3-drive series monopolized the top five on a parts of the year Award of Minkara.
2014 CYBER GAUGE, EURO CAR GAUGE, Throttle Controller with Auto-Cruise Control "3-drive·REMOTE"
Our 3-drive series monopolized the top five on a parts of the year Award of Minkara.
2015 Sub computer "POWER DRIVE", DUAL GAUGE PRO
Our 3-drive series monopolized the top four on a parts of the year Award of Minkara.
2016 OB MONITOR, 3-drive·LIGHT, CHRONOSTEP
Our 3-drive series monopolized the top five on a parts of the year Award of Minkara.