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Shoichiro Toyoda

Shoichiro Toyoda, AC, KBE (豊田 章一郎, Toyoda Shōichirō, born February 17, 1925) is a Japanese business leader, serving as chairman of Toyota Motor ... More »Shoichiro Toyoda, AC, KBE (豊田 章一郎, Toyoda Shōichirō, born February 17, 1925) is a Japanese business leader, serving as chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation between 1992–1999 and also serving as chairman of the powerful Japan Business Federation (日本経済団体連合会, Nippon Keidanren), beginning in May 1994 through May 1998. The descendants of Sakichi Toyoda who established Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, have long dominated the upper management of Toyota Motors, which was incorporated in 1937. Shoichiro Toyoda was born in Nagoya on February 17, 1925, the son of Kiichiro Toyoda, who would become the president of Toyota between 1941 and 1950; and in due course, Shoichiro Toyoda became president of the company between 1982 and 1992. His son, Akio Toyoda, was appointed company president after Katsuaki Watanabe relinquished that post to become Chairman. Toyoda joined Toyota Motors in 1952. He attended the Tokyo First Middle School (Hibiya High School), First High School (Tokyo University), and... [ Wikipedia ]

25 years, P25 million

It was then Toyota president Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda who sought out the Metrobank founder to explore a partnership. “I don’t know why they approached me,” Ty said. “I told them I was a banker and did not know anything about the car industry.” He was, however, persuaded to accept the ...

Massive Toyota recall affects 2.5m cars in U.S. and 7.4m globally... over faulty power window switch...

This picture shows former chairman Shoichiro Toyoda (right) and ex-president Hiroshi Okuda with an older model in 1999 In Japan, Toyota is recalling about 459,300 vehicles, including the Vitz, produced between 2006 and 2008. The firm is also recalling 650,000 vehicles in Australia and ...

The Reason Women Are Leaving Wall Street

No one associated with the auto sector, from Chrysler head Lee Iacocca to Toyota president Shoichiro Toyoda would refuse her call. In fact, her messages went to the top of the pile...

Japanese to honor Rockefeller News The Charleston Gazette West Virginia News and Sports

Sen. Jay Rockefeller talks with Shoichiro Toyoda, retired chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation, at a ceremony marking 10 million engines at Toyota's Putnam County plant last year. Rockefeller's strong ties with Japan have meant billions of dollars for West Virginia, and he will receive ...

555.555 Toyota in Österreich verkauft

Dieses Jubiläum veranlasste sogar Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda, von 1982 bis 1992 Präsident des Weltkonzerns, und seine Gattin die Importzentrale in Österreich sowie die größte österreichische Retailniederlassung in Inzersdorf zu besuchen. Besonders stolz war KR Friedrich Frey, Präsident von ...

Toyota plant to mark milestone News The Charleston Gazette West Virginia News and Sports

" On Wednesday, Rockefeller and Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda, former chairman of Toyota Motor Corp., are expected to meet to celebrate production of the Buffalo plant's 10 millionth unit. This is the first time Toyoda, a friend of the U.S. senator, has traveled from Japan to visit the ...

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Japan to open door to mini cars

Sugimoto, whose Toyota career included years as an assistant to then-President Shoichiro Toyoda, said sales of the ZEVe should reach 1,000 by 2015, and prices may dip to as low as $7,643 per vehicle. To hold down costs, Town EV will build the car at fabrication shops run by ...

National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) Tackles Education Challenges at Annual Summit

"In the words of our honorary chairman Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda, 'An investment in our youth is an investment in our future. '" Toyota Family Learning is a new six-year, nationwide initiative offering mobile learning adventures and online resources for families and grants for communities to ...

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Toyota top selling automaker despite China fall

— 1981 Shoichiro Toyoda, son of Kiichiro and Akio's father, becomes president of Toyota's sales company, and after merger with the production division in 1982, heads the new entity. — 1984 Production starts at Toyota's joint venture with General Motors, New United Motor Manufacturing ...

Key dates in the history of Toyota Motor Corp.

- 1981 Shoichiro Toyoda, son of Kiichiro and Akio's father, becomes president of Toyota's sales company, and after merger with the production division in 1982, heads the new entity. - 1984 Production starts at Toyota's joint venture with General Motors, New United Motor Manufacturing ...

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SAE Foundation to Honor STEM Education Supporter Mary Barra with the Leadership Award at Annual Cele...

" Previous recipients of the Industry Leader of the Year Award include: John Krafcik, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hyundai Motor America; Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company; Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.; Robert A. Lutz, General Motors Corporation; Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda...

FEV GmbH founder Prof. Dr. Franz F. Pischinger awarded international engineering organization's high...

Recipients have included some of the most illustrious names in automotive history, including Giovanni Agnelli, Francois Michelin, Shoichiro Toyoda, Carlos Ghosn and Martin Winterkorn. "FISITA would like to congratulate Prof. Pischinger and thank him for his exceptional work in the ...

Toyota to pay $25.5 million to settle shareholder suits

... President of Toyota Motor Industries: Rizaburo Toyoda (1937–1941) Kiichiro Toyoda (1941–1950) Taizo Ishida (1950–1961) Fukio Nakagawa (1961–1967) Eiji Toyoda (1967–1981) President of Toyota Motor Corporation: Eiji Toyoda (1981) Shoichiro Toyoda (1982–1992)... Full Article at Term Paper Warehouse ...

Hybrids Represent 8.8 percent Total Sales For Toyota Canada

... Eiji Toyoda (1967–1981) President of Toyota Motor Corporation: Eiji Toyoda (1981) Shoichiro Toyoda (1982–1992)... Full Article at Term Paper Warehouse Morning commuters, keep watch for our Raise-A-Reader volunteers, who will be offering the newspaper for a donation to local literacy programs...

Rockefeller, Toyota mark milestone at Buffalo plant

Rockefeller will join Toyota Motor Corp. chairman Shoichiro Toyoda and others in celebrating production of the 10 millionth unit on Wednesday afternoon. In March, Toyota announced a $45 million expansion of the Buffalo plant that will create 80 jobs. It increases the plant's annual ...

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Toyota Mississippi president enjoys opportunity

" His biggest moment was interviewing Shoichiro Toyoda, the son of Toyota founder Kiichiro Toyoda and father of current Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda. Now honorary chairman of the company, Shoichiro Toyoda was the TMC president when Hamaguchi interviewed him. "I was ...

Toyota's Mississippi president settling in » The Commercial Appeal

" His biggest moment was interviewing Shoichiro Toyoda, the son of Toyota founder Kiichiro Toyoda and father of current Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda. Now honorary chairman of the company, Shoichiro Toyoda was the TMC president when Hamaguchi interviewed him. "I was ...

Electricity North West Limited : 06/08/2012: Electricity North West is first to plug-in to new elect...

The keys to the rechargeable car were personally presented to the company by Dr Shoichiro Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corporation Honorary Chairman, whose father founded the business in 1937. Susan Stockwell, customer director at Electricity North West, said: "As the North West's electricity ...

Tomblin making rounds in Japan 

One of the scheduled highlights: A meeting with Shoichiro Toyoda, honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corp. and son of the company's founder. Toyota's plant at Buffalo, Putnam County, produces four- and six-cylinder engines and six-speed automatic transmissions. Toyota has invested $1.3 ...

Toyota Uno

En cambio, la Toyota le asignó un equipo de gerentes y ejecutivos de alto nivel, encabezado por Tatsuro Toyoda, hermano del entonces presidente de la Toyota, Shoichiro Toyoda. El objetivo de la Toyota era determinar si sus méto-dos de producción podrían ser implementados en Estados ...

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