AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share


Company nameToyota Motor Corporation
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki-gaisha
Company typePublic company
Tyo - 7203
Lse - TYT
Nyse - TM
*Automotive *Robotics *Financial services
FoundedAugust 28, 1937
Founder(s)Kiichiro Toyoda
HeadquartersToyota, Aichi, Japan
Area servedWorldwide
Key people
*Fujio Cho (Chairman and Representative Director) *Akio Toyoda (President and Representative Director)
Financial Services
Production output (-)7,308,039 units (FY2011)
Revenue(+)   (FY2011) (US $235.89 billion)
Operating income(+)   (FY2011)
(US $5.82 billion)
Net income(+)   (FY2011)
(US $5.07 billion)
Total assets(-)   (FY2011)
(US $370.3 billion)
Total equity(-)   (FY2011)
(US $128.32 billion)
Employees317,734 (2010)
ParentToyota Group
*522 (Toyota Group) *Hino Motors, Ltd. *Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. *Toyota Financial Services *DENSO *Toyota Industries

     Home | Company | Toyota

|}, Lse - TYT, Nyse - TM, commonly known simply as Toyota and abbreviated as TMC, is a multinational automaker headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2010, Toyota Motor Corporation employed 317,734 people worldwide, and was the world's largest automobile manufacturer by production.

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. TMC is part of the Toyota Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the world.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260