Essay on Testing

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President of Toyota Motor Industries:

Rizaburo Toyoda (1937–1941) Kiichiro Toyoda (1941–1950) Taizo Ishida (1950–1961) Fukio Nakagawa (1961–1967) Eiji Toyoda (1967–1981)

President of Toyota Motor Corporation:

Eiji Toyoda (1981) Shoichiro Toyoda (1982–1992)

CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation:

Dr. Tatsuro Toyoda (1992–1995) Hiroshi Okuda (1995–1999) Fujio Cho (1999–2005) Katsuaki Watanabe (2005–2009) Akio Toyoda (2009–present)

Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation:

Shoichiro Toyoda (1992–1999) Hiroshi Okuda (1999–2006) Fujio Cho (2006–present)

Toyota is publicly traded on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Sapporo exchanges under company code TYO:
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(Market share based on OICA 2010 global total of 77,743,862)[3] For the first half of 2011, Toyota had fallen to third place, with GM first and Volkswagen second. The OICA list is usually published in late July or early August of the following year.[19][20][21]

Toyota's financial unit has asked for an emergency loan from a state-backed lender on March 16, 2009, with reports putting the figure at more than US$3 billion. It says the international financial situation is squeezing its business, forcing it to ask for an emergency loan from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation. It is the first time the state-backed bank has been asked to lend to a Japanese car manufacturer.[22]

On May 8, 2009, Toyota reported a record annual net loss of US$4.2 billion, making it the latest automobile maker to be severely affected by the global financial crisis that started in 2007.
Main article: 2009–2010 Toyota vehicle recalls

From November 2009 through 2010, Toyota recalled more than 9 million cars and trucks worldwide in several recall campaigns, and briefly halted production and sales.[23] The US Sales Chief, James Lentz, was questioned by the United States Congress

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