Toyota Motor Corporation entered India in 1997 in a joint venture with the

Toyota motor corporation entered india in 1997 in a

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Toyota Motor Corporation entered India in 1997 in a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group. Isuzu Motors Country – Japan Headquarters - Tokyo, Japan
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Year - 1934 President and Director (2016) - Susumu Hosoi Number of employees - 7,769 (29,430 consolidated) Slogan - Rajanya Diesel (The King of Diesel) KP – First Car - Bellel The company history began in 1916 when Tokyo Ishikawajima Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd. plan a cooperation with the Tokyo Gas and Electric Industrial Co. to build automobiles. In 1918, a technical cooperation with Wolseley Motors Limited was initiated. In 1934 the company fused with the carmaker and was renamed Isuzu, after the Isuzu River. In 1937 Automobile Industries is reorganized and formed into a new company, Tokyo Automobile Industries Co., Ltd. Only in 1949 is Isuzu also adopted as the company name. The word Isuzu translated into English means "fifty bells". The first result of GM taking a 34% stake in Isuzu is seen in 1972. In 1999, GM raises its stake in Isuzu to 49%, effectively gaining control of the company. In Late 2002, Isuzu begins the re-purchase of its stock from shareholders, primarily General Motors. Isuzu reduces GM's 49% share to 12% as part of this comprehensive recapitalization plan. suzu finally purchases its remaining shares from GM in 2006. In October 2006, Mitsubishi Corp. becomes Isuzu's largest shareholder, after it converts all the preferred share in Isuzu it has held since 2005 into common stock, increasing its shareholding from 3.5% to 15.65%. In November 2006, Toyota purchases 5.9% of Isuzu, becoming the third largest shareholder behind ITOCHU and Mitsubishi Corporation.
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Honda Motor Corporation Country – Japan Headquarters - Minato, Tokyo, Japan Romanized name - Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki-gaisha Year – 1946 Founders - Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa Chairman (2016) – Fumihiko Ike President and CEO (2016) – Takanobu Ito Number of employees - 198,561 (2014) Slogan – The Power of Dreams Ownership – Japan Trustee Services Bank (Trust) (6.46%) The Master Trust Bank of Japan (Trust) (4.71%) Mokusurei (3.09%)
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Meiji Yasuda Life (2.83%) Tokio Marine Nichido (2.35%) KP – First Complete Motorcycle – D Type First Truck – T 360 (Mini) First Car – S500 (Sports) Honda has been the world's largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1959, as well as the world's largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines measured by volume. In 1937, with financing from his acquaintance Kato Shichirō, Honda founded Tōkai Seiki (Eastern Sea Precision Machine Company). Tōkai Seiki was placed under control of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (called the Ministry of Munitions after 1943) at the start of World War II, and Soichiro Honda was demoted from president to senior managing director after Toyota took a 40% stake in the company. A US B-29 bomber attack destroyed Tōkai Seiki's Yamashita plant in 1944, and the Itawa plant collapsed in the 13 January 1945 Mikawa earthquake, and Soichiro Honda sold the salvageable remains of the company to Toyota after the war for ¥450,000, and used the proceeds to found the Honda Technical Research Institute in October 1946.
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