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.
Spinning frame monthly output reaches 100,000 spindles.
Production of press die for automobiles starts.
Kyowa Plant starts operations, producing engines and assembling automobiles.
Automobile engine (S-type gasoline engine) production starts.
Vehicle Division set up.
Model LA 1-ton lift truck, Toyota's first lift truck model, introduced.
D-type diesel engine parts production starts.
The Model LAT 0.85-ton towing tractor introduced.
APA special procurement vehicle production starts.
P-type gasoline engine production starts.