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Toyota Motor (Japanese. トヨタ自動車株式会社. Hepburn. Jidōsha KK ?. IPA: [toꜜjota]. / t ɔɪ ˈ oʊ t ə / ) is a automotive manufacturer headquartered in Aichi. Japan. In 2013 the corporation consisted of 333,498 worldwide [ 3 ] and, as of January is the fourteenth-largest company in the world by

Toyota was the largest automobile in 2012 (by production). [ 4 ] In July of year, the company reported the of its 200-millionth vehicle. [ 5 ] Toyota is the first automobile manufacturer to more than 10 million per year. It did so in 2012 according to [ 4 ] and in 2013 according to company [ 6 ] As of November 2013, Toyota was the listed company in Japan by capitalization (worth more twice as much as #2-ranked ) [ 7 ] and by revenue. [ 8 ]

The company was founded by Kiichiro in 1937 as a spinoff from his company Toyota Industries to automobiles. Three years in 1934, while still a of Toyota Industries. it created its product, the Type A engine. in 1936, its first passenger the Toyota AA. Toyota Motor produces vehicles under 5 including the Toyota brand,

Lexus. Ranz. and Scion. It holds a 51.2% stake in a 16.66% stake in Fuji Industries. a 5.9% stake in and a 0.27% stake in Tesla. as as joint-ventures with two in China Toyota and Sichuan FAW Toyota ), one in India (Toyota Kirloskar ), one in the Republic (TPCA ), along several nonautomotive companies. [ 9 ] TMC is of the Toyota Group. one of the largest in the world.

Corporate governance [ edit ]

of Toyota Motor Company:

In Toyota Motor Co. Ltd. plans to merge with its entity Toyota Motor Co. Ltd. Since 1950, the two existed as separate companies due to a for reconstruction in postwar Japan.

Toyoda presided over Motor Sales in preparation for the of the merger that occurred in then succeeded his uncle as the President of the combined organization then became known as Motor Corporation.

President of Motor Corporation:

CEO of Toyota Corporation:

Chairman of Toyota Motor

On June 14, 2013, Toyota Corp. announced the appointment of board members; the appointment was a for the corporation and occurred following from general shareholders at a on the same day. Additionally, Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada Fujio Cho as chairman, as the latter an honorary chairman, while remains in the post of President. [ 12 ]

is publicly traded on the Tokyo. Nagoya. Fukuoka. and Sapporo under company code 7203.

In addition, Toyota is on the New York Stock Exchange NYSE : TM and on the London Stock under LSE : TYT. Toyota has publicly traded in Japan 1949 and internationally since [ 13 ]

As reported on its consolidated financial Toyota has 540 consolidated subsidiaries and 226

Financial results [ edit ]

In the Toyota Group (including Hino and Chinese joint fell to place three 8,050,181 units produced [ 15 ] According to an unofficial count, on unit production reported by automakers, Toyota regained its top with 9,909,440 units globally in calendar 2012. [ 16 ] On May 8, Toyota announced plans to 10.1 million units in 2013, which, if achieved, make it the first auto to cross the 10 million unit [ 17 ]

On May 8, 2009, Toyota reported a annual net loss of US$4.2 making it the latest automobile to be severely affected by the global crisis that started in Toyota’s financial unit had for an emergency loan from a lender on March 16, 2009, reports putting the figure at than US$3 billion. It the international financial situation was its business, forcing it to ask for an emergency from the Japan Bank for Cooperation. This was the first the state-backed bank has been to lend to a Japanese car manufacturer. [ 18 ]

On May 8, 2013, Toyota Motor announced its financial results for the year ended March 31, Net revenues totaled 22.0 yen (US$ 216,7 billion, Operating income was 1.32 yen (US$13 billion, +371%), net 962.1 billion yen (US$9.47 +239%). [ 19 ]

History [ edit ]

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Toyota was started in as a division of Toyoda Automatic Works devoted to the production of under the direction of the founder’s Kiichiro Toyoda. [ 20 ] Its first were the A1 passenger car and the G1 in 1935. The Motor Co. was established as an independent in 1937. In 2008, Toyota’s surpassed General Motors. Toyota number one in the world. [ 21 ]

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