Toyota Cumulative Vehicle Production Passes 150 Million Mark in
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 Tel: +81-3-3817-9926
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