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Toyota Motor Corporation

Native name トヨタ自動車株式会社
Romanized name Toyota Jidosha KK
Type
Kabushiki gaisha (JPN)
Public (US)
Traded as TYO: 7203
LSE: TYT
NYSE: TM
Industry Automotive
Founded August 28, 1937
Founder(s) Kiichiro Toyoda
Headquarters Toyota, Aichi, Japan
Area served Worldwide
Key people Fujio Cho (Chairman)
Akio Toyoda (President and CEO)
Products Automobiles, commercial vehicles, engines, motorcycles
Production output 9,909,440 units (CY 2012)[1]
Services Banking, financing, leasing
Revenue ¥22.064 trillion (FY 2013) [2]
Operating income ¥1.320 trillion (FY 2013) [2]
Profit ¥962.1 billion (FY 2013)[2]
Total assets ¥35.483 trillion (FY 2013)[2]
Total equity ¥12.773 trillion (FY 2013)[2]
Parent Toyota Group
Divisions Lexus
Scion
Subsidiaries 522 (Toyota Group)
List[show]
Website Toyota Global
Toyota Motor Corporation (トヨタ自動車株式会社 Toyota Jidōsha KK?, IPA: [toꜜjota]) /tɔɪˈoʊtə/, abbreviated TMC, is a Japanese multinational automaker headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2010, Toyota employed 300,734 people worldwide,[3] and was the third-largest automobile manufacturer in 2011 by production behind General Motors and Volkswagen Group.[4] Toyota is the eleventh-largest company in the world by revenue. In July 2012, the company reported it had manufactured its 200-millionth vehicle.[5]
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,[6] along with several "nonautomotive" companies.[7] TMC is part of the Toyota Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the



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