• Category:
    Mass-Market Cars
  • Founded:
    1937
  • HQ:
    Toyota, Aichi, Japan
  • Overview:
    Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. Toyota was the largest automobile manufacturer in 2015 ahead of the Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz. Toyota Motor Corporation produces vehicles under five brands, including the Toyota brand, Hino, Lexus, Ranz, and Daihatsu. It also holds a 16.66% stake in Fuji Heavy Industries, a 5.9% stake in Isuzu, a 3.58% stake in the Yamaha Motor Company, and a 0.27% stake in Tesla, as well as joint-ventures with two in China (GAC Toyota and Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor), one in India (Toyota Kirloskar), one in the Czech Republic (TPCA), along with several "nonautomotive" companies. TMC is part of the Toyota Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the world.