Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is a Japanese car manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture. As of March 2014, it has 38,875 employees worldwide. As of November 2014, it is the 11th largest company in the world in terms of revenue.
Toyota is the world’s largest car manufacturer, producing more than 10 million cars every year. As of July 2014, it is the largest listed company in Japan in terms of market value and revenue.
Toyota was founded in 1937 by Toyota Kiichiro. In 1934, it was a division of Toyota Industries, which created the first product A-type engine, and in 1936 produced the first car Toyota AA.
Toyota holds 51.2% of Daihatsu, 16.66% of Fuji Heavy Industries, 5.9% of Isuzu, 3.58% of Yamaha Motor Company, and 0.27% of Tesla.
Toyota’s joint ventures: two are located in China (GAC Toyota and Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor), one is located in India (Toyota Kiroska), one is located in the Czech Republic (TPCA), and there are several’non-automotive’ companies .
Toyota Tokyo Stock Exchange code is 7203, London Stock Exchange code is TYT, New York Stock Exchange code is TM, the chairman is Takeuchi Yamada Takeshi, and the president and CEO is Akio Toyoda. In the 2012 fiscal year, automobile production was 9, 09,440 vehicles.
In fiscal year 2013, Toyota’s revenue was 22.064 trillion yen, operating income was 1.320 trillion yen, profit was 962.1 billion yen, total assets were 377.281 billion yen, and total equity was 12.773 trillion yen.
Toyota’s shareholders include:
Japan Trust Services Bank (9.61%)
Toyota Industries Corporation (6.48%)
Japan Integrated Trust Bank (5.27%)
State Street Bank and Trust Company (3.72%)
Japan Life Insurance Company (3.54%)
Toyota has 545 subsidiaries, including:
Hino Motors (50.21%)
Daihatsu Motors (51.33%)
Toyota Financial Services Corporation (100%)
Toyota Motor East Japan (100%)
Toyota Pakistan (Indian Motor Corporation)
Toyota Motor North America (100%)
Toyota Kiroska India (89%)
Toyota Canada (51%)
Toyota Motor America Sales Corporation (100%)
Toyota Motor Europe (100%)
Toyota Motor Manufacturing British (100%)
Toyota (GB) PLC (100%)
Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (100%)
Toyota Motor Thailand (86.43%)
Toyota Peugeot Citroen Motor Czech Republic (50%)
Toyota Motor Russia (100%)
Toyota Motor Australia ( 100%)
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