It produced its first motor vehicle in 1917 the Model TGE A Type truck In 1937

It produced its first motor vehicle in 1917 the model

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It produced its first motor vehicle in 1917, the Model TGE "A-Type" truck. In 1937, TG&E merged its automobile division with that of Automobile Industry Co., Ltd. and Kyodo Kokusan K.K., to form Tokyo Automobile Industry Co., Ltd., with TG&E as a shareholder. Four years later, the company changed its name to Diesel Motor Industry Co., Ltd., which would eventually become Isuzu Motors Limited. The following year (1942), the new entity of Hino Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. spun itself out from Diesel Motor Industry Co., Ltd., and the Hino name was born. The company took its name from the location of its headquarters in Hino city within Tokyo prefecture. In 1948, the company added the name "Diesel" to become Hino Diesel Industry Co., Ltd. Daihatsu Country – Japan Headquarters - Osaka, Japan Year – 1907 Chairman (2016) – Koichi Ina President & CEO (2016) - Masanori Mitsui Number of employees - 11,873 Parent - Toyota Group (100%)
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KP – The name "Daihatsu" is a combination of the first kanji for Ōsaka ( ) and the first of the word "engine manufacture". Daihatsu was formed in 1951 as a successor to Hatsudoki Seizo Co. Ltd. In August 2016, Daihatsu became a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. Lexus Country – Japan Headquarters - Nagoya, Japan Founder - Eiji Toyoda Year – 1989 Owner – Toyota KP – Lexus ( レクサス Rekusasu?) is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Toyota. Lexus originated from a corporate project to develop a new premium sedan, code-named F1. The etymology of the Lexus name has been attributed to the combination of the words "luxury" and "elegance," and another theory claims it is an acronym for "luxury exports to the U.S.
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The original Lexus slogan became "The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection.” The final design for the Lexus logo featured a stylized “L” within an oval. Lexus produces its highest-performance models under its F marque division. The name refers to Flagship and Fuji Speedway in Japan, whose first corner, 27R, inspired the shape of the "F" emblem. Lexus production models are named alphanumerically using two-letter designations followed by three digits. The first letter indicates relative status in the Lexus model range (ranking) and the second letter refers to car body style or type (e.g. LS for 'luxury sedan'). Scion Headquarters - Torrance, California, U.S. Year - 2003 Parent - Toyota Slogan - Weird, right? Defunct – 2016 KP – Scion was a marque of Toyota started in 2003 designed as an extension of its efforts to appeal towards younger customers. The Scion name, meaning the descendant of a family or heir, refers both to the brand's cars and their owners. Toyota announced the shut down of Scion brand in August 2016.
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Toyota Kirloskar Motor Headquarters - Bangalore, Karnataka Chairman (2016) - Mr. Akhito Tachibana Number of employees - 4,975 Parent - Toyota Motor Corporation and Kirloskar Group Slogan - Quality Revolution KP – Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation of Japan (with Kirloskar Group as a minority owner), for the manufacture and sales of Toyota cars in India.
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