The Association of Automotive Technical Societies in Finland – Suomen Autoteknillinen Liitto ry

The Association of Automotive Technical Societies in Finland – Suomen Autoteknillinen Liitto ry – founded in 1934 is the country organization for 37 independent local automotive engineering societies in Finland.

SATL is an organization for persons working as managers, teachers, leaders or experts within the automotive and transportation branches in Finland.

The SATL membership includes:

  • Free automotive student’s membership with member benefits
  • Special fares for SATL-training and seminars
  • Member’s special pricing for the technical literature, ex. Automotive Handbook (Bosch)
  • Membership benefits at the SATL meetings
  • Free subscription of Suomen Autolehti -magazine
  • FISITA membership benefits

SATL is the official Finnish member of FISITA and EAEC, the international organizations for the technical experts within the automotive industry. SATL arranged the FISITA 2002 World Automotive Congress in June 2002 in Helsinki, Finland.

The next FISITA world congress will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, 14.-18. September 2020.

SATL is the host for the biennial International Automotive Aftersales Fair for Professionals in Finland. The latest aftersales fair in Finland took palace in November 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The fair is the most significant automotive aftersales trade fair in Finland. The product groups include tools, machines and equipment for automotive repair shops and special shops, parts and accessories, body and painting, education and training, financial services, recruiting and personnel services, tire and wheel machinery and equipment as well as tires and wheels, clothing and equipment for workshop maintenance, environmental protection and recycling, oil and lubricants etc. The next fair will take place the 27.-28. November 2020. For additional information about the Automotive Aftersales Fair please contact: Juha Seppälä SATL Vice President, Business Operations:

SATL and Autoalan Keskusliitto ry – AKL – (The Central Organization for the Car Trade and Repairs) publish the professional magazine for the automotive branch in Finland, Suomen Autolehti. Suomen Autolehti is an independently published professional magazine for the Finnish automotive industry, available by yearly subscription.

Suomen Autolehti magazine is targeted to the professionals working within the technical and commercial areas of the automotive branch. The magazine is published ten times a year with circulation of 9200 copies. Suomen Autolehti discusses automotive technology, vehicle repair technology, body repair and painting technology, parts and accessories, vehicle legislation changes, business management and financial statements and other issues and news related to the automotive industry. For media data, please see For additional information and contacts please contact:

Contact us

Executive Director

Pasi Perhoniemi Toiminnanjohtaja

  • +358 44 523 9477

SATL Office

Phone: +358-9-69 44 724 (mon-fri 9 am – 5 pm Helsinki time)

Postal Address

Suomen Autoteknillinen Liitto ry
Köydenpunojankatu 8
00180 Helsinki