Toyota plans to produce 9.4 million vehicles in 2007.
Toyota's presence in Motorsport can be traced by to the early 1970s, when Swedish driver, Ove Andersson drove for Toyota during the RAC Rally of Great Britain.
Toyota has been developing multi-task robots designed for elderly care, manufacturing, and entertainment.
Toyota then started to establish new brands at the end of the 1980s, with the launch of their luxury division, Lexus, in 1989.
The UFJ was listed among Fortune Magazine's largest money-losing corporations in the world, with Toyota's chairman serving as a director.
Toyota raced in CART from 1996 to 2002.
In 2002, Toyota's final year in the championship, it turned things around completely from its bleak debut.
Production on a new manufacturing plant in Tupelo, Mississippi, is scheduled for completion in 2010; it will be producing the Toyota Highlander.
In 1934, while still a department of Toyota Industries, it created its first product Type A engine and its first passenger car (the Toyota AA) in 1936.
Toyota has a large market share in the United States, but a small market share in Europe.
Two years later, Toyota set up a base in the United Kingdom, TMUK, as the company's cars had become very popular among British drivers.
In 1982, the Toyota Motor Company and Toyota Motor Sales merged into one company, the Toyota Motor Corporation.
More than 1,000,000 units have been sold, and within a few years Toyota will enlarge the number of hybrid models.
From there the team was renamed, Toyota Team Europe.
The company was founded in 1937, by Kiichiro Toyoda as a spinoff from his father's company, Toyota Industries, to create automobiles.
Toyota is also pushing hybrid vehicles in the U.S., such as the Toyota Prius, Toyota Camry Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid, and various Lexus products.
Following the 2005 season, the Penske and Ganassi teams announced they would switch engines to Honda, leaving Toyota with no championship contenders.
Toyota North America headquarters are located in New York City, and operate at a holding company level in North America.
Toyota has long been recognized as an industry leader in manufacturing and production.
In 1950, a separate sales company, Toyota Motor Sales Co., was established (which lasted until July 1982).
The war ended shortly before a scheduled Allied bombing run on the Toyota factories in Aichi.
The next year, Juan Pablo Montoya gave Toyota its first-ever CART win at the Milwaukee Mile, the first of 5 races won by Toyota-powered cars that year.
North America is a major automobile market for Toyota.
Toyota is doing plug-in hybrid vehicle (called Toyota Plug-in HV) road tests in Japan.
On December 7, 2004, a U.S. press release was issued stating that Toyota would be offering Sirius Satellite Radios.
Toyota started seeing its fortunes improve in 1999, as Scott Pruett took pole position at the final race of the season at the California Speedway.
Toyota Motor Corporation Toyota Jid?sha Kabushiki-gaisha, or Toyota in short, is a Japanese automaker.
Toyota is considered luckier than Toyoda in Japan, where eight is regarded as a lucky number, and eight is the number of strokes it takes to write Toyota in katakana.
Toyota has experienced quality problems and was reprimanded by the government in Japan for its recall practices.
Toyota Motor Co. was established as an independent and separate company in 1937.
Toyota were replaced the following season by Peugeot, who went on to win the Manufacturers' title in succession from 2000-2002.
Toyota Technological Institute founded the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago in 2003.
Toyota has invested considerably into cleaner-burning vehicles, such as the Toyota Prius, based on technology such as the Hybrid Synergy Drive.
Toyota has an environmental policy in place which commits the company not only to meet industry standards but to set them.
During the winter of 1972, Andersson formed Andersson Motorsport in his native country and began running a Rallying program for Toyota.
Toyota's market share struggles in Europe, where its Lexus brand has three tenths of one percent market share, compared to nearly two percent market share as the U.S. luxury segment leader.
Toyota is publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Toyota's first win in motorsport came at the 1975, 1000 Lakes Rally of Finland, when Hannu Mikkola and his co-driver, Atso Aho, won the event in a Toyota Corolla.
Toyota-powered cars, campaigned by the All-American Racers and PPI Motorsports teams, languished at the back of the grid, slow and unreliable.
Toyota is one of the largest companies to push hybrid vehicles in the market, and one of the first to commercially mass-produce such vehicles, an example being the Toyota Prius.
Toyota also owns majority stakes in Daihatsu and Hino, and 8.7 percent of Fuji Heavy Industries, which manufactures Subaru vehicles.
Toyota Racing Development was brought about to help develop true high performance racing parts for many Toyota vehicles.
In 2005, Toyota, combined with its half-owned subsidiary Daihatsu Motor Company, produced 8.54 million vehicles, about 500,000 fewer than the number produced by GM that year.
Toyota didn't even lead a lap until Alex Barron led 12 laps at the Vancouver street circuit in September 1998.
Toyota reports on its consolidated financial statements 540 consolidated subsidiaries and 226 affiliates.
Toyota also began production of the world's best selling hybrid car, the Toyota Prius, in 1997.
The quality and production principles on which Toyota is based originated in an education program from the United States Army in the postwar era.
In 2002, Toyota managed to enter a Formula One works team and establish joint ventures with French motoring companies Citroлn and Peugeot, a year after Toyota started producing cars in France.
Three relatively new, small teams spearheaded the initial Toyota Cup program: Michael Waltrip Racing, Bill Davis Racing, and Team Red Bull.
Toyota established the Toyota Technological Institute in 1981, as Sakichi Toyoda had planned to establish a university as soon as he and Toyota became successful.
Toyota uses a number of slogans in its American TV commercials such as "It's time to move forward," "Smart way to keep moving forward," or "Moving forward."
Toyota, and Toyota-produced Lexus and Scion automobiles, consistently rank near the top in certain quality and reliability surveys, primarily J.D.
Toyota started recruiting staff for their Le Mans efforts in 1997, with an aim to start a Formula One team.
In 2007, Toyota also supplyied engines to the Williams team.
Toyota now has three hybrid vehicles in its lineup: The Prius, Highlander, and Camry.
Toyota has sold more hybrids vehicles in the country than any other manufacturer.
Toyota won the Manufacturer's championship, 10 races, and Cristiano Da Matta rode Toyota power to the driver's championship, with Bruno Junqueira, also Toyota-powered car, finished second.
Toyota Century is the official state car of the Japanese imperial family, namely for the Emperor of Japan, Akihito.
Toyota's brand sales had risen 9.2 percent, largely on demand for Corolla and Camry sedans.
Toyota has struggled in its first season in Nextel Cup, harnessing only two poles in 36 races, and posting only one five top-5 and ten top-10 finishes across Toyota teams.
In 2002, Toyota started racing in Formula One with Toyota Team Europe, based in Cologne, Germany.
Toyota owns and operates Toyota, Lexus, Scion, has a majority shareholding in Daihatsu Motors, and has minority shareholdings in Fuji Heavy Industries, Isuzu Motors, and the engine, motorcycle, and marine craft manufacturer, Yamaha Motors.
Toyota moved to the Indy Racing League in 2003, and provided factory support to former CART teams Penske Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing, as well as other teams.
Toyota currently maintains over 16 percent of the U.S. market share and is listed second only to GM in terms of volume.
After suffering another heart attack, Frank Sinatra died at 10:50 p.m. on May 14, 1998, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with wife Barbara and daughter Nancy by his side.
The company, along with the original Toyota Industries, forms bulk of the Toyota Group.
At the time, the UFJ was one of the largest shareholders of Toyota.
Todd Bodine became the first driver to give Toyota their first ever NASCAR championship, by winning the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Title in 2006.
In 2002, Toyota successfully road-tested a new version of the RAV4, which ran on a Hydrogen fuel cell.
In 1990, Carlos Sainz gave Toyota its first ever Championship win in a Four-wheel drive Toyota Celica and repeated the feat 2 years later.
Toyota changed the Japanese writing of its brand name from Katakana to Kanji and "Corporation" was moved from the end to the beginning.
Toyota's efforts for a Le Mans car was the Toyota GT-One, which was driven by ex-Formula One drivers: Martin Brundle, Thierry Boutsen, and Ukyo Katayama.
Toyota directly employs around 38,340 people in North America.
The first Toyota built outside Japan was in April 1963, at Port Melbourne, in Australia.
Toyota has factories all over the world, manufacturing or assembling vehicles for local markets, including the Corolla.
According reports, Toyota is testing a lithium-ion battery pack in the plug-in.
The Toyota Motor Company was awarded its first Japanese Quality Control Award at the start 1970s, and began participating in a wide variety of Motorsports.
Toyota Financial Services Corporation provides financing to Toyota customers.
By the end of the decade, Toyota had established a worldwide presence, as the company had exported its one-millionth unit.
Toyota brands include Scion and Lexus, and the corporation is part of the Toyota Group.
Toyota decided to quit running in the WRC at the end of the 1999 season, quoting that "all that can be achieved has been achieved."
The world headquarters of Toyota are located in its home country, in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.