Toyota Cumulative Vehicle Production Passes 150 Million Mark in Japan
Tokyo, Jan 24, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC)
announces that on December 5, 2013 its cumulative vehicle production in Japan
surpassed 150 million* units.
The milestone took 78 years and 5 months to reach, and began with production
of the "Model G1" truck in August 1935 at Toyoda Automatic Loom
Works, Ltd.'s Automotive Department, which spun off and later became TMC.
As of the end of December, Toyota's cumulative global production totaled
approximately 210 million vehicles, with units produced in Japan making up
approximately 70 percent. Of the Japan cumulative total, the
"Corolla" accounts for the largest share, at 25.45 million units.
Toyota continues to position its production plants in Japan as strategic bases
for bolstering global competitiveness, while striving to contribute to global
society through the manufacturing of ever-better cars.
*Includes kits for overseas assembly
Supported by people around the world, Toyota Motor Corporation (TSE: 7203;
NYSE: TM), has endeavored since its establishment in 1937 to serve society by
creating better products. As of the end of March 2012, Toyota conducts its
business worldwide with 50 overseas manufacturing companies in 27 countries and
regions. Toyota's vehicles are sold in more than 160 countries and
regions. For more information, please visit www.toyota-global.com.
Toyota Motor Corporation
Public Affairs Division
Global Communications Department
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