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The Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational company. The bulk of its operations is in the production and sale of cars and trucks. In 2009, it became the world’s largest maker of cars, based on sales and number of automobiles produced, for the very first time. It was founded in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyota and a whole Japanese city was built on and named after Toyota. Other brands in the Toyota umbrella include Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino (maker of trucks). It also has a financial services arm and is a key player in both the robotics and biotechnology industries. Toyota’s Just-In-Time production methods and its management philosophy, called “The Toyota Way,” have been studied by business graduates and managers worldwide. It is currently heavily committed to producing green, environmentally-friendly cars.