Eiji Toyoda was instrumental in turning Toyota into export giant

Sep 17, 2013

Eiji Toyoda was instrumental in turning Toyota into export giant

Eiji Toyoda, who died Tuesday in Aichi Prefecture, spearheaded Toyota Motor Corp.’s expansion in the U.S. as the automaker’s longest-serving president. Toyoda pushed his company to learn from Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. about mass production of automobiles. During his 57-year career, ...