Toyota headquarters in Toyota City,
Head Office :
1 Toyota-Cho, Toyota City, Aichi
Prefecture 471-8571, Japan
Phone: (0565) 28-2121
Nagoya Office at 4-7-1 Meieki,
Nakamura-ku, Nagoya City,
Industry: Automotive Robotics Financial services
Founded: August 28, 1937
Founder(s): Kiichiro Toyoda
Key people: Fujio Cho (Chairman), Akio Toyoda (President and CEO)
Headquarters: Toyota, Aichi, Japan
Employees: 324,747 (2012)
Subsidiaries: 522 (Toyota Group)
Hino Motors, Ltd.
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
Toyota Financial Services
• The company was founded in 1933 by
Kiichiro Toyoda as a spin off from his father's
company Toyota Industries to create
automobiles. It created its first product Type
an engine in 1934 and its first passenger car
Journey From The Past
• Sakichi Toyoda invents Toyoda Model G Automatic Loom.
• Automatic-loom patent is sold to a British company.
• Kiichiro Toyoda begins research on small gasoline-powered engine.
• Automobile Department is established at Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, Ltd.
• The Toyoda precepts are compiled.
• The AA Sedan is completed.
• Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. is established.
• Honsha Plant begins production
• Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. is established.
• Suggestion System begins.
• The first prototypes of the Crown are exported to the United States; Toyota Motor
Sales U.S.A., Inc. is established.
• Motomachi Plant begins production.
• Joint Declaration of Labor and Management is signed.
• Toyota wins the Deming Application Prize for quality control.
• Business partnership with Hino Motors Ltd. begins.
• Business partnership with Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. begins.
• Toyota Foundation is established.
• The prefabricated housing business begins.
• Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. are merged into Toyota
• Joint venture with General Motors (New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.) begins
production in the USA.
• Toyota Motor Manufacturing, USA, Inc. (present TMMK) begins production.
• Toyota Motor Manufacturing (United Kingdom) Ltd. begins production.
• The Prius is launched as the world's first mass-produced hybrid car.
• Cumulative domestic production reaches 100 million vehicles.
• Sichuan Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. begins production in China.
• Toyota Motor Manufacturing France S.A.S. begins production in France.
• Toyota enters Formula One World Championship; Tianjin Toyota Motor Co., Ltd.
begins production in China.
• The Toyota Partner Robot is publicly unveiled.
• Toyota and Tesla Motors agree on joint EV development.
• Toyota seeks to create a more prosperous society
through automotive manufacturing by involving all
• Delight our customers through innovative products, by
utilising advanced technologies and services.
• Practice ethics and transparency in all our business
• Touch the heart of our customers by providing products
and services of superior quality at a competitive price.
• Cultivate a lean and flexible business model throughout the
value chain by continuous improvement.
• Lead the Toyota global operations for the emerging mass
• Create a challenging workplace which promotes sense of
pride, ownership, mutual trust and teamwork.
• Create an eco-friendly company in harmony with nature
President of Toyota Motor
• Rizaburo Toyoda (1937–1941)
• Kiichiro Toyoda (1941–1950)
• Taizo Ishida (1950–1961)
• Fukio Nakagawa (1961–1967)
• Eiji Toyoda (1967–1981)
President of Toyota Motor
• Eiji Toyoda (1981)
• Shoichiro Toyoda (1982–1992)
CEO of Toyota Motor
• Dr. Tatsuro Toyoda (1992–
• Hiroshi Okuda (1995–1999)
• Fujio Cho (1999–2005)
• Katsuaki Watanabe (2005–
• Akio Toyoda (2009–present)
Chairman of Toyota Motor
• Shoichiro Toyoda (1992–1999)
• Hiroshi Okuda (1999–2006)
• Fujio Cho (2006–present)
Board of Directors
Executive Vice Presidents
Senior Managing Directors
Chiaki Yamaguchi Kazue Sasaki
Shinya Furukawa Masaharu Suzuki
Masafumi Kato Toshifumi Onishi
Takaki Ogawa Kan Otsuka Fujio Cho
Audit & Supervisory Board Members
Full-time Audit &
Outside Audit &
Location of Factor
TYPE OF FACTOR
Strong financial performance
Strong performance in Asia region
Poor profitability of ‘financial services’
Expenses related to post retirement benefits
Research and development activities
Toyota production system
Increasing demand for hybrid electric
Opportunities in Asian market
Competition in the global automotive market
Tightening emission standards
Appreciating Japanese Yen against US Dollar
President and Director
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Toyota
Motor Sales USA and Treasurer of Toyota Motor Sales
James E. Lentz III
Senior Managing Officer, Chief Executive Officer of
North America Region, President of Toyota Motor
North America and Chief Operating Officer of Toyota
Motor North America
Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Motor Engineering &
Manufacturing, North America, Inc. and President of
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North
Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.,
Inc. and President of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NDTV Car & Bike Awards 2011:
• Ista Green Award – Prius
• Sub-Compact Sedan of the year – Etios
Subros Car & Bike India Awards 2011:
• Engine of the year – Altis Diesel
• Green Technology of the year – Prius
• Best Brand Awards 2011 – Toyota
• Most Eco-friendly – Toyota
CSR Organization and Structures
• Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) established
the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
Committee as the body responsible for
promoting CSR and the CSR Department as
the organization for implementing CSR
activities. The collaboration of these two
entities provides for long-term, company-wide
CSR promotion and activities.