Toyota Motor Corporation or Toyota for short, is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer.
The company was founded in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda as a spinoff from his father's (Sakichi Toyoda) company Toyota Industries to create automobiles. 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. It is headquartered in Toyota, Aichi and Bunkyo Tokyo, Japan. It also provides financial services through its division Toyota Financial Services and also creates robots besides automobiles. The company along with the original Toyota Industries form bulk of the Toyota Group.
Toyota together with its half owned subsidiary Daihatsu, is the world's largest seller of cars for the first half of 2007 se...more >>