• 1976

  • Öhlins Racing AB founded by Kenth Öhlin

  • 1978

  • Gennady Moiseev first Öhlins world champion

  • 1981

  • World champion with Neil Hudson, MX250 Yamaha

  • 1983

  • World champion with Carlos Lavado, RR 250 Yamaha

  • 1984

  • First CES patent

  • Öhlins begins its R&D activites related to electronically controlled suspension in Jönköping, Sweden

  • 1986

  • Yamaha purchased 25% of the shares in Öhlins Racing AB

  • 1990

  • Öhlins CES operations move to new facilities at its current location

  • 1991

  • World championship victory with Yamaha and Wayne Rainey in 500GP roadracing

  • 1993

  • Nigel Mansell wins the CART championship on Öhlins suspension

  • 1997

  • Öhlins USA opened a Subsidiary Sales & Distribution Centre in North Carolina, USA

  • 1998

  • Partner co-operation with Tenneco Automotive for CES, Continuously controlled Electronic System, by Öhlins

  • 2003

  • Start of mass production of the CES technology for Volvo S60R

  • 2006

  • TTX system released in the market

  • 2007

  • Kenth Öhlin purchases back company shares from Yamaha and becomes 95% owner

  • More than 200 World Champion titles in Motorsport

  • Öhlins Distribution & Test Center at Nürburgring, Germany opened

  • 2008

  • Electronically controlled suspension made Haga a winner in the Donnington WSBK

  • 2009

  • Launch car Road & Track worldwide

  • Launch Öhlins Mechatronic of Ducati Multistrada 1200S

  • The 1 millionth CES valve sold

  • 2010

  • Launch of dual ride height system on Ferrari. Totally 21 grand slam on 2 & 4 wheels

  • 2011

  • BMW R1200GS first Aftermarket EC application

  • Öhlins Auto Norden full service distributor for Nordic countries

  • The 2 millionth CES valve sold

  • 2012

  • Launch Mechatronic on Ducati Panigale

  • Over 300 world champion titles with Öhlins products

  • The 3 millionth CES valve sold

  • 2013

  • Öhlins opens up Öhlins Asia Co., Ltd – Subsidiary in Thailand

  • 2014

  • Mechatronic Smart EC on Yamaha R1M and Ducati Panigale 1299S

  • The 4 millionth CES valve sold

  • 2015

  • The 5 millionth CES valve sold

  • The new office building was completed at Öhlins Racing HQ

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