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6-1.

Toyota chronology

5-5. Social contributions

(1 = 1 vehicle)
Japanese Overseas
Year production production

The international educational organization, " Up With
People" gives students all over the world the
opportunity to travel abroad and give musical
performances onstage. Toyota has sponsored this
international exchange program in Japan since 1996.

JAPAN: ENVIRONMENT

OTHER
ACTIVITIES

Toyota opened the Toyota Shirakawa-Go Eco-Institute
in April 2005. This new institute offers a unique
combination of outdoor learning, cultural study and
hands-on participation in meaningful conservation
projects.

THE TOYOTA FOUNDATION (JAPAN)
The Toyota Foundation was established in October 1974. It presently has a fund of
>29.7 billion (as of 2004) and supports both Japanese and overseas research and
projects related to human and natural environments, social welfare, education,
culture and other matters.

Grants (FY2004)

-

1926
1933

-

1935

20

1936

1,142

1937
1938
1940
1943
1945
1947

4,013
4,615
14,787
9,827
3,275
3,922

1949
1950

10,824
11,706

1955

22,786

1956

46,417

1957

79,527

1958

78,856

1959

101,194

1960

154,770

1961

210,937

1962

230,350

1963

318,495

1964

425,764

NOTE:

The numbers in parentheses refers to the number of vehicles produced on a line-off basis.

(1 = 㪳 1 million)
Number Amount

Type of grant

Research Grant Program
Grant Program For Community Activities
Southeast Asian National Research Program
Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program
Foundation Initiative Grant Program
Others
Total

71
56
40
17
16
7
207

160
55
58
25
55
11
364

SOURCE: Toyota Foundation

TOYOTA' S OVERSEAS FOUNDATION
Country

North America U.S.A.
Canada
Europe
Germany
Africa
South Africa
Kenya
Asia
Indonesia
Philippines
Thailand

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Name

Toyota USA Foundation
Toyota Canada Foundation
Toyota Deutschland Stiftung
Toyota South Africa Foundation
Toyota Kenya Foundation
Toyota & Astra Foundation
Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation
Toyota Thailand Foundation

Establishment

Jun.
May
Dec.
May
May
Oct.
Jul.
Oct.

1987
1985
1992
1989
1990
1974
1990
1992

History

1918

- Jan. Sakichi Toyoda establishes Toyoda Spinning & Weaving Co.,
Ltd.
- Nov. Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, Ltd. est' d.
- Sept. Automobile Department est' d. within Toyoda Automatic
Loom Works
- Aug. First Model G1 truck completed
Oct. The Toyota Precepts est' d.
Nov. First Toyota dealership est' d
- Apr. Production of the Model AA passenger car begins
May Kariya Assembly Plant (no longer exists) begins operation
Jun. Shibaura Laboratory (no longer exists) est' d.
- Aug. Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. est' d.
- Nov. Koromo Plant (now Honsha Plant) begins operation
- Nov. Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. merges with Chuo Spinning Company
- May 100,000th Toyota vehicle produced domestically
Oct. Production of the Model SA passenger car begins
- - Ho Tai Motor Co., Ltd. est' d. in Taiwan
- Apr. Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. est' d. as a separate,
independent company
- Apr. Abdul Latif Jameel Import & Distribution Co., Ltd.
est' d. in Saudi Arabia
- Mar. Model LA forklift marketed, Toyota enters industrial vehicle
field
Apr. " Toyopet" dealer channel est' d.
- Feb. Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. Bangkok Office opens in Thailand
Aug. First made-in-Japan passenger car exported to the U.S.
(Crown)
Oct. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) est' d. in the U.S.
- Jan. Toyota do Brasil S.A., Ind[tria e Com>cio (TDB) est' d.
in Brazil
0 Jan. Overseas production begins (in Brazil)
(489)
Jul. Toyota Motor Sales Australia Ltd. est' d. in Australia
Aug. Motomachi Plant begins operation
0
(459)
0 Jun. " Publica" dealer channel (now " Corolla" dealer channel)
(2,503)
est' d.
0 Jun. 1,000,000th Toyota vehicle produced domestically
(2,029)
Toyota South Africa Motors (Pty), Ltd. begins operation
in South Africa
Oct. Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT) est' d. in
Thailand
0 Apr. Toyota Motor Corporation Australia, Ltd. (TMCA)
(7,586)
begins operation in Australia
May Toyota Danmark A/S est' d. in Denmark
0 Feb. TMT begins operation in Thailand
(10,824)
Mar. Louwman & Parqui B.V. est' d. in the Netherlands
Nov. Toyota Canada est' d. in Canada

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