Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese automaker headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2010 the multinational corporation consisted of 325,905 employees worldwideand, as of March 2013, it is the thirteenth-largest company in the world by revenue. Toyota was the largest automobile manufacturer in 2012 (by production), and in July of that year, the company reported the production of its 200-millionth vehicle. The company was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937 as a spinoff from his father's company, Toyota Industries.

About Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation , abbreviated TMC, is a Japanese multinational automaker headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2010, Toyota employed 300,734 people worldwide, and was the largest automobile manufacturer in 2010 by production. Toyota is the eleventh largest company in the world by revenue. In July 2012 the company reported that it had manufactured its 200 millionth vehicle. The company was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937 as a spinoff from his father's company Toyota Industries to create automobiles. Three years earlier, in 1934, while still a department of Toyota Industries, it created its first product, the Type A engine, and, in 1936, its first passenger car, the Toyota AA. Toyota Motor Corporation group companies are Toyota (including the Scion brand), Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino Motors, along with several 'non-automotive' companies.

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