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Toyota Worldwide Cumulative Vehicle Production Passes 200 Million Mark


July 24, 2012 - Toyota City

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that in June its worldwide cumulative vehicle production surpassed 200 million units.

This milestone took 76 years and 11 months to reach, and began with production of the Model G1 truck in August 1935 at Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, Ltd.'s(1) Automotive Department, which was spun off and later became TMC. As of the end of June, cumulative production in Japan(2) totaled 145.21 million vehicles and overseas production totaled 55.12 million vehicles.

Marking the achievement, TMC President Akio Toyoda said: "I wish to express my heartfelt appreciation to our customers the world over who made it possible for us to reach this milestone. I also have the most profound respect and gratitude for the efforts of all persons who were involved in developing, manufacturing, and marketing Toyota and Lexus vehicles over the years. We are determined to make our cars even better, to continue to give our customers the best possible product. This is the common goal of our 300,000 Toyota staff members worldwide."

The most-produced model among Toyota-brand vehicles is the "Corolla", of which the 11th generation was launched in Japan on May 11. Cumulative worldwide Corolla production totaled 39.08 million units as of the end of June.

Toyota Worldwide Cumulative Vehicle Production Milestones


Milestone Reached Time since production of
first vehicle (Model G1 truck)

10 million units January 1972 36 years, 6 months
50 million units October 1985 50 years, 3 months
100 million units January 1997 61 years, 6 months
150 million units January 2006 70 years, 6 months
200 million units June 2012 76 years, 11 months

(1) Now Toyota Industries Corporation
(2) Includes kits for overseas assembly

About Toyota

Supported by people around the world, Toyota Motor Corporation (TSE: 7203; NYSE: TM), has endeavored since its establishment in 1937 to serve society by creating better products. As of the end of March 2011, Toyota conducts its business worldwide with 50 overseas manufacturing companies in 26 countries and regions. Toyota's vehicles are sold in more than 170 countries and regions. Toyota's vehicles are sold in more than 170 countries and regions. For more information, please visit www.toyota-global.com.



Source: Toyota

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Toyota Motor Corporation
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