Some things you probably didn’t know about Toyota 0


One of the behemoths of the car industry, over the past few decades Toyota has long been either the world’s biggest seller, or a close second on the list. With a sizable back catalogue, there have been many Toyotas over the years (of varying quality). Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about Japan’s car giant.

  • Toyota was founded in 1937.
  • Toyota has created 3,800 jobs in the United Kingdom.
  • The Toyota Prius is sold in more than 70 countries and regions.
  • Toyota’s founder’s name is spelled T-O-Y-O-D-A.
  • The first cars launched by Lexus were the LS 400 and the ES 250.
  • It takes a Camry V6, 190 feet of test track to stop from 70 mph.
  • Eight vehicles manufactured by Toyota won the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study.
  • Toyota started by making automated looms in 1924. The profits were later used to invest in automobile production.
  • The Toyota Supra was in production from 1978 to 2002.
  • Scion was founded in 2002.
  • Eighty percent of Toyotas sold 20 years ago are still on the road today.

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