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SC Automotive Engineering is a completely new type of engineering company equipped with an extensive network,
advanced technical capabilities, and expertise that only a general trading company can offer.

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With a primary focus on Japanese customers, we have been instrumental in bridging cross-border project initiatives. Our support covers the full product development cycle from concept generation and requirements setting, all the way through production launch, and everything in between. Our global coverage and strategic vendor partnerships enable our team to be quick in meeting customer needs, while being price competitive with quality reliable. For customers who approach challenges in the United States from a global perspective, our team can provide the necessary support and bridge to help you address and solve your initiatives.

President SC Automotive Engineering USA
President Tatsuya Takahashi

Vice President

Vice President

Lifestyles and values are diversifying at a speed we have never experienced before, and mobility is changing drastically. These movements and trends are especially prominent in the United States. We are successfully developing the Global Engineering Solutions Provider business with the support of our global network. Using our network of technical experts and technologies from different industries to solve problems, we can more than effectively respond to the voices of customers in the mobility industry. We strive to support all customers, Japanese and other, in their global initiatives to make the society safer and improved for generations to come.

Vice President SC Automotive Engineering USA
Vice President Yutaka“Tucker” Kikuchi

Member Introduction

Located at the heart of the Automotive industry & engineering

Tatsuya Takahashi BS President

Tatsuya Takahashi

  • BE, Economics, Tokyo university of Foreign Studies
  • GM, Business Development, SC Automotive Engineering (Japan)
  • Assistant GM, Automotive Manuf. & Eng(Japan)
  • GM Corporate Planning, SML Isuzu (India)
  • GM Sales and Logistics, Summit D&V (Hungary)
Yutaka “Tucker” Kikuch MS Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer

Yutaka “Tucker” Kikuchi
Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University
  • Manager – Corporate Planning and Project Management, Kiriu
  • Assistant GM, Automotive Manuf., Sumitomo Corp
Justin Isaac MBA, MS Associate Principal

Justin Isaacs
Associate Principal

  • MBA, Michigan State University, Eli Broad College of Business
  • BS & MS, University of Michigan Mechanical Engineering
  • Project Manager – Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
  • Application Engineering Supervisor for Brembo North America
  • System Lead and Brake Design and Release Engineer for FCA
  • Certifications:
    Functional Safety Engineer- ISO 26262
    Design for Six Sigma Black Belt
    Reactive Problem Solving Green Belt
Ryusei “Ryan” Ishida MS Manager

Ryusei “Ryan” Ishida

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Kyushu University
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Tokyo
  • Manager of Controlling Budget and Investment in HAL Aluminum Mexico
Abdallah Alallaf BS Consultant

Abdallah Alallaf

  • BS, Software Engineering, University of Michigan - Dearborn
Marian Kandler Office Administration

Marian Kandler
Office Administration

and many other external resources and partners…

Use cases (US unique)

SCAE US service is offered in 2 primary categories, and can be combined for maximum results:

Description Applications/Examples
Project Solutions Description
  • Deliverable base projects
  • SCAE US takes Project ownership andResponsibility for delivery
  • Supporting technical strategies by coordinating and leading introduction of new technology/methodologies
  • Proposing high-value-added solutions that combine product hardware modules and software development
Staffing Solutions Description
  • Providing necessary engineering manpower
  • SCAE US provides Proper capability Adequate capacity
  • Functional Safety Expertise and Guidance
  • Extensive design and CAE support - Overseas sourcing provides a significant cost advantage
  • Vehicle Testing/Test Driving Support
  • Any special manpower

U.S. Branch Summary

Trade Name
SC Automotive Engineering USA, Inc.
Head Office
39555 Orchard Hill Place, Suite #520, Novi, MI 48375
March 2022
SC Automotive Engineering :100%
Business Profile
Research, development, design, prototyping, experimentation, evaluation and technical support for transporters, etc.,
preparation of technical materials, brokerage, consulting, import and export business, etc.
Executive Officer
President Tatsuya Takahashi Vice President Yutaka Kikuchi Director Toshimi Yamanoi Director Yusuke Hayashi Director Tatsuo Ishibashi


39555 Orchard Hill Place, Suite #520, Novi, MI 48375


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