The pioneering spirit of its founders fuels ETHOZ. Learn about our 35-year history, key milestones, and exciting evolution.
Opened our second branch office in Chengdu.
ETHOZCab Ltd was established to provide private hire car rental services.
Ventured into Malaysia with the incorporation of ETHOZ Equip Capital Bhd.
Opened our office in Beijing.
Expanded our China presence into Chengdu and Shenzhen.
Opened our second branch office in Shanghai and two offices in Qingdao and Beijing.
Rebranded and launched ETHOZ in Singapore – a promise created to add value to our customers.
ORIX Car Rentals Pte Ltd to ETHOZ Group Ltd.
ORIX Capital Ltd to ETHOZ Capital Ltd.
Broadened our offering of car rental services with Limousine Chauffeured Services, facilitating large-scale corporate events and conferences.
Opened our branch in Tampines, strategically located to better cater to our customers in the eastern part of Singapore.
Underwent rebranding in China and adopted a new identity – ETHOZ Capital (China) Ltd.
Ventured into China with the incorporation of ORIX Capital One Ltd in Guangzhou.
Expanded vehicle workshop services to serve both corporate and retail customers.
Acquired new purpose-built headquarters at Bukit Batok Crescent to accommodate our growing operations
Diversified into the capital financing and equipment leasing market through wholly owned subsidiary – ORIX Capital Limited. This division grew to contribute 50% of Net Profit and became the company’s launch pad into China.
Changed our company name from Orient Car Leasing Pte Ltd to ORIX Car Rentals Pte Ltd, to be in line with ORIX Japan’s repositioning strategy.
Established our first headquarters at Bukit Batok East Avenue 6, equipped with repair and maintenance facilities to support our in-house rental vehicles.
Joint ventured with ORIX Malaysia to focus on car rentals in Malaysia, which was subsequently sold to ORIX Leasing Malaysia in 1996.
Founded Orient Car Leasing Pte Ltd on 25 September 1981 to provide corporate car rental services