Essay on History of Toyota

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History of Toyota

Replica of the Toyota Model AA, the first production model of Toyota in 1936
The story of Toyota Motor Corporation began in September 1933 when Toyoda Automatic Loom created a new division devoted to the production of automobiles. Quickly thereafter, the division produced its first Type A Engine in 1934, which in turn was used for the production of the first Model A1 passenger in May 1935 and the G1 truck in August 1935. Production of the model AA passenger started in 1936.
Although the Toyota Group is most well known today for its cars, it is still in the textile and still makes automatic looms (fully computerized, of course).
Establishment of Toyota Motor Co. and WWII 1936¨C1946
Toyota Motor Co. was established
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Toyota offers one of the largest ranges of vehicles of any manufacturer and amongst its more predictable high-volume models produces a number of exciting sports cars: the Celica, the MR2, and the Supra, the latter which was discontinued in 1998 for export and in 2002 in Japan altogether.
Worldwide Presence

The headquarter of Toyota in Toyota City, Japan
Toyota has factories all over the world, manufacturing or assembling vehicles for local markets, including its most popular model, the Corolla. Toyota has manufacturing or assembly plants in the United States, Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Poland, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and France. Cars from these plants are often exported to other countries. For example, the South African-built Toyota Corolla is exported to Australia, while the Australian-built Camry is exported (in left hand drive) to countries in the Middle East. Between 1997 and 2000, the number one selling in the U.S. was the Toyota Camry. It was dethroned in 2001 by the Honda Accord, only to regain its place in 2002, with the introduction of a redesigned model.
Toyota India is one of the largest subsidiaries of Toyota. They currently produce three cars, including the Camry, Corolla, and the Sequoia (Land Cruiser Prado in other countries). Toyota also produces a range of SUVs. Indeed, one of its first export markets was exporting its Landcruiser model to Australia in the late 1950s.
Toyota also contributes a great amount of research to

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