From conceptual design, to manufacturing, to final product, Five Axis handles all their work under one roof. Troy Sumitomo graduated from the
esteemed Art Center of Design with a BS in Automotive Design back in ’92 and hasn’t looked back. Learning the ropes at other fabrication companies, Troy eventually struck out on his own and started Five Axis in 1995.
The winner of the 2008 Green Car of the Year(R) (GCOY) award will be announced on Nov. 15 at the Los Angeles Auto Show during the show’s Press Days. Green Car Journal, the leading automotive environmental magazine, initiated this annual award in 2005 and it has continued to grow in significance as consumer demand for more fuel efficient and environmentally positive vehicles has increased exponentially.
BLITZ began in the late 1970’s as a circuit racing team and eventually developed into a high performance tuning shop. In 1980 BLITZ Co., LTD. was established in Tokyo, Japan. The concept was to produce high performance products without sacrificing the capability of being daily driven, commuter cars.
714 Motorsports was started in 1999 by founder and CEO Allen Hayes. 714 Motorsports has been building top quality show cars since our introduction into the aftermarket industry. Our vehicles have been displayed by the most prestigious manufacturers in the industry. 714 Motorsports utilizes cutting edge ingenuity to create some of the most crowd pleasing show vehicles.
Founded in Japan in 1977, The Trust Company LTD has become a major player in automotive performance products. With popular brand names
like GReddy, GREX, and GRacer, the Trust Company offers one of the widest varieties of performance automotive components. Since 1994, the
development and distribution of Trust Company products in the United States has been accomplished by GReddy Performance Products, based in Irvine, California.
CEC is the premier North American purveyor of luxury automotive accessories, customizing, and tuning. No other company combines the breadth and depth of products and services offered. Claus Ettensberger Corporation has been offering Europe’s finest automotive accessories in North America since 1990.
VIP Auto Salon, Inc., established in 2006, is an automotive restyling firm and distributor of quality automotive styling and performance products.
The company specializes in the modification of luxury vehicles and importing of products not available in the US market. VIP Auto Salon strives to
set trends and standards in the automotive styling industry creating not only extraordinary vehicles but a lifestyle as well.