History

To continue providing new excitement
that resonates with each and every customer.

In 1937, the founder of Pioneer Corporation, Matsumoto Nozomu succeeded in developing the Japan’s first Hi-Fi dynamic speaker.
In the following year (1938), he established the precursor of Pioneer Corporation, named Fukuin Shokai Denki Seisakusho.
Pioneer Corporation keeps transforming in order to deliver heartwarming impression
to every single customer by challenging the limit of sound, movie and information.

  • History of Pioneer Corporation
    See the chronology of Pioneer's history, which created the world's first products and services.
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  • Company Name
    See the origin of the company name and the transition of the logo.
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  • History of GPS car navigation
    See the history of Pioneer's GPS car navigation since its first in the customer market in 1990.
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