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The principle of jidokawhich means the machine stops itself when a problem occurs, became later a part of the Toyota Production System. Looms were built on a small production line. Inthe patent for the automatic loom was sold to the British company Platt Brothers generating the starting capital for the automobile development.
The Toyota Motor Co. The sales price was 3, yen, yen cheaper than Ford or GM cars. Of 27, entries, the winning entry was the three Japanese katakana letters for "Toyoda" in a circle. Since toyoda literally means "fertile rice paddies", changing the name also prevented the company from being associated with old-fashioned farming.
The newly formed word was trademarked and the company was registered in August as the Toyota Motor Company. The word " Toyopet Japanese article " was a nickname given to the Toyota SA due to its small size, as the result of a naming contest the Toyota Company organized in However, when Toyota eventually entered the American market in with the Crown, the name was not well received due to connotations of toys and pets.
Toyota received its first Japanese Quality Control Award at the start of the s and began participating in a wide variety of motorsports.
Due to the oil crisisconsumers in the lucrative US market began turning to make small cars with better fuel economy. American car manufacturers had considered small economy cars to be an entry-level product, and their small vehicles employed a low level of quality to keep the price low.
Conservative Toyota held on to rear-wheel-drive designs for longer than most; while a clear first in overall production they were only third in production of front-wheel-drive cars inbehind Nissan and Honda.
The factory was an old General Motors plant that had been closed for two years. It is currently the site of Tesla, Inc. Toyota then started to establish new brands at the end of the s, with the launch of their luxury division Lexus in They would also launch newer iterations of their sports cars, namely the MR2Celicaand Supra during this era.
Bases in IndianaVirginiaand Tianjin were also set up. A youth-oriented marque for North America, Scionwas introduced in The company has also found recent success with its smaller models—the Corolla and Yaris. Toyota is estimated to have lost production ofunits to the tsunami and production ofunits to the floods.
On February 10,it was announced that Toyota would cease manufacturing vehicles and engines in Australia by the end of The head office will remain in Port Melbourne and the Altona plant will be retained for other functions.Biography.
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