Some Early Toyota History
Ford and GM started plants in Japan in the 1920's and many Japanese thought that it was a “fantasy” to think of building their own cars.
“‘It's not just a matter of making automobiles. We must build an auto industry with Japanese brains and hands.' So said Kiichiro Toyoda, the father of Japan's auto industry, summing up his lifework at the same time.”
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