Tan Chong & Co, a partnership of the Tan brothers, was appointed sole distributor of Nissan/Datsun in Malaysia, the first Japanese car sold in Malaysia.



The Tan brothers incorporated their partnership business into a limited company.


Nissan/Datsun became the best selling model in Malaysia.



Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad was listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.


Assembly plant in Segambut began operations.

The late Chairman Tan Sri Tan Yuet Foh with the first Nissan Roll-Off in 1976.


Assembly and marketing of Nissan Diesel trucks and buses.



Segambut Assembly Plant received ISO 9002 (Quality Systems) certification, the first motor assembly plant in South-East Asia to be accredited.


Export of locally-assembled Nissan C22 Vanette to East Asia countries such as Papua New Guinea, Brunei, Fiji and Bangladesh.


A Master Agreement with Renault S.A.S. in respect of manufacturing, marketing and servicing of Renault cars in Malaysia.

Joint venture in Thailand via TC Capital (Thailand) Company Ltd for provision of equipment leasing.


In less than 15 months the Kangoo CKD went from project to reality. Renault and TC Euro Cars Sdn Bhd inaugurated the locally-assembled Kangoo in Malaysia. This investment of locally-assembled Kangoo constitutes the first CKD production for Renault in the ASEAN region.


Ground breaking ceremony on 28 February 2006 for the new plant at Serendah, Selangor.

Opened the first overseas after-sales service centre in Cambodia under the brand name of E-Garage.


Serendah Plant started production and rolled out the first model, Nissan Latio.


Serendah Assembly Plant received ISO 14001 (Environmental Management Systems) and ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) certifications.


Appointment as sole and exclusive distributor for Nissan vehicles in the Kingdom of Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

Ground breaking ceremony on 30 June 2010 for the Group’s first overseas vehicle assembly plant in Danang, Vietnam.

Signing of agreement on 22 September 2010 in Hanoi, Vietnam to acquire 74% charter capital in Nissan Vietnam Co Ltd.


Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan Motor Co. was introduced in Malaysia under Inspired Motor Sdn Bhd, a joint venture between Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd and Auto Dunia Sdn Bhd.


Completion of the Da Nang, Vietnam Plant with first Nissan Sunny roll out in June 2013.


ETCM (Myanmar) Company Limited and Tan Chong Motor (Myanmar) Company Limited were incorporated.

Signing of Distribution Agreement with Nissan Motor Co Ltd for Nissan CBU vehicles in Myanmar.

Opening of the first Nissan showroom and E Garage in Yangon, Myanmar.

Opening of the first Nissan 3S centre at Kamayut Township, Myanmar.

Opening of the first Nissan showroom in Vientiane, Laos.


Opening of Infiniti boutique showroom in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.



Launching of TC Motorcycles (Vietnam) Co Ltd as the exclusive distributor of Kawasaki motorcycles in Vietnam.