History

  • 1999

    Starts business as Virtual Mechanics Corporation.
    Enters into an agent agreement with Mechanical Simulation Corporation headquartered in the US, and starts sales and technical support of the vehicle dynamics simulation software in Japan.

  • 2000

    Starts the distribution to Japanese automobile manufacturers and suppliers.

  • 2001

    Prototypes a driving simulator for demonstration.
    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2001.

  • 2002

    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim User’s Conference 2002 in Nagoya.

  • 2003

    Exhibits at MATLAB EXPO 2003 and J-MAAB Open Conference.

  • 2004

    Exhibits at MATLAB EXPO 2004.

  • 2005

    Along with the business expansion, relocates the head office to Mizuho Ward, Nagoya City.
    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim User Conference 2005 in Tokyo.

  • 2006

    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2006.
    With the new Companies Act enforced, reorganizes the corporate structure into Virtual Mechanics Corporation.

  • 2007

    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2007.
    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim/BikeSim User’s Conference 2007 in Nagoya.

  • 2008

    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2008.

  • 2009

    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2009.

  • 2010

    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2010.
    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim/BikeSim User’s Conference 2010 in Tokyo.
    Along with the business expansion, relocates the head office to the current location.

  • 2011

    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2011.

  • 2012

    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim/BikeSim User’s Conference 2012 in Tokyo.

  • 2013

    Exhibits at ITS World Congress Tokyo 2013.

  • 2014

    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim/BikeSim User’s Conference 2014 in Tokyo.

  • 2015

    Founds a new company which specializes in the vehicle dynamics simulation software.
    Inherits the company name and vehicle dynamics related business from VMC Inc. (Fig.1)

  • 2016

    Exhibits at Autonomous Vehicle and ADAS Japan.
    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim/BikeSim/SuspensionSim User’s Conference 2014 in Tokyo.

  • 2017

    Exhibits at TU Automotive Japan.
    Opens Tokyo office in Hamamatsucho, Minato Ward.

  • 2018

    Organizes CarSim/TruckSim/BikeSim/SuspensionSim User’s Conference 2018 in Tokyo.

  • 2019

    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 2019.

  • 2020

    Exhibits at 12th AUTOMOTIVE WORLD (Tokyo) and 3rd AUTOMOTIVE WORLD (Nagoya).
    Relocates the Tokyo office to Sanno, Ota Ward.
    Enters into an agent agreement with Foretellix headquartered in Israel and starts sales and technical support of Foretify™, ADAS coverage driven verification platform, in Japan.
    Organizes VMC Web Conference 2020 online.

  • 2021

    Exhibits at 13th AUTOMOTIVE WORLD (Tokyo).
    Enters into an agent agreement with SiaSearch headquatered in Germany and starts sales and technical support of SiaSearch, AI development platform, in Japan.
    Exhibits at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2021 Online.

Contact Information

Virtual Mechanics Corporation
Sanei Bldg. 8F, 1-10-19 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi Aichi 460-0002 Japan

TEL: +81-52-265-6035 FAX: +81-52-265-6091
Email: newbusiness@vmc.jp