Alps Motorola Era

1967
  • • Alps Motorola Co., Ltd., a joint venture of Alps Electric and Motorola, Inc. is founded.
  • • Forerunner of the present Alpine is founded.
1968
  • • Manufacturing of 8-track cartridge players commences.
1969
  • • Iwaki Plant is established.
  • Iwaki Plant
1971
  • • Manufacturing of "Handy-8" a portable 8-track cartridge player-commences and nationwide sales begin.
1972
  • • Onomachi Plant is established.
1977
  • • The CM630 cassette radio is adopted as an OEM component for Lamborghini automobiles.
  • Lamborghini automobiles
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