The Story of Sakichi Toyoda
Sakichi Toyoda, the founder of Toyota Industries Corporation, possessed a strong ambition to contribute to society from his days as a youth. He had devoted his 63-year-long life to invention.
High Draft Ring Spinning Frame completed.
Automobile Department set up to manufacture automobiles.
Steel production plant and trial production plant completed.
A-type automobile engine completed.
“The Toyoda Precepts” established.
Prototype of Model A1 passenger car completed.
Company unveils Model G1 truck at a new-car-release exhibition in Shibaura, Tokyo.
Exhibition commemorating completion of mass-produced passenger car held; designated authorized automotive manufacturer.
Automobile Department separates and becomes Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (now Toyota Motor Corporation)
4-Line Super High Draft Ring Spinning Frame completed.