CATS founder Felix Ang established Greenhills CATS (Car Accessories Tires and Servicenter), the first and the biggest one-stop-car-shop in the country. On its first year, a military coup threatened the business – yet the business survived and thrived.
Start of partnership with Mercedes-Benz after being officially appointed as an authorized Mercedes-Benz Workshop
CATS started to sell Mercedes-Benz vehicles as an authorized dealer by then distributor, Commercial Motors Corporation
1995 to 1998
CATS Motors, Inc. was established and became a leading dealer in sales. Despite the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, CATS was named the Dealer of the Year from 1996 to 1998!
Start of Mercedes-Benz importation
The Greenhills facility was transformed into a fully compliant Mercedes-Benz showroom.
Mercedes-Benz Global City was opened, the first Autohaus in South East Asia complying with global standards
Awarding of General Distributorship for Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge; Launch of Mazda Greenhills
Inauguration of Chrysler Greenhills
Launch of Chrysler Makati
CATS Complex starts construction
Appointment of Alabang Dealership
Launch of Harley-Davidson of Manila
Auto Nation Group was established to manage the importation and distribution of Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and RAM while CATS Motors, Inc. spun off into a dealership.
Global Star Motors Corporation was appointed as an independent dealer for Mercedes-Benz and Chrysler in Cebu.
Harley-Davidson of Manila was awarded as Asia Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year and it launched its second showroom in Bonifacio Global City.
CATS Group invested in British marques Jaguar and Land Rover under Coventry Motors Corporation.
All British Cars was appointed as the first and sole authorized retailer of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands with a state-of-the-art showroom along EDSA, Greenhills. Jeep Clark opened in Pampanga to cater to customers in Central Luzon.
Start of construction of the new Mercedes-Benz BGC in its new location as well as the second showroom of Jaguar Land Rover in Metro Manila. Harley-Davidson of Pampanga opens. Another Jeep dealership, Jeep San Fernando, is also slated to open.