With approximately 1,500 dealers and three automotive brands, Toyota is one of the leading automobile manufacturers in the world. Toyota was founded in Japan in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda. Building the Toyota G1 truck and A1 passenger car in 1935, Toyoda launched the sales company in 1950. On Oct. 31, 1957, Toyota was introduced to the U.S. and in 1972, Toyota starting manufacturing cars in the U.S.
The world headquarters of Toyota are located in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. The U.S. headquarters of Toyota are in Torrance, Calif. With more than 28,000 people directly employed and more than 163,000 indirectly employed, Toyota offers successful automobile brands including Scion, Lexus and Toyota.
- Consumer cars.
- Hybrid vehicles.
- Toyota certified used.
- Online vehicle management.
Star Safety System
The Star Safety System is standard on all Toyota vehicles. It features stability control, which prevents any loss of traction while driving. The safety system also employs antilock brakes and electronic brake-force distribution, which keeps rear tires from locking up on quick stops. Braking assistance and traction control are also included in the safety system.
Online vehicle management
Toyota offers a website specifically for owners. The website features access to service history such as repairs, maintenance and other service items. The owner’s website also has an interactive owner’s manual and guides on using certain features of the car. Vehicle owners can schedule service and share stories with the rest of the Toyota community.
The Toyota website offers a variety of financing tools for those looking to purchase or lease a Toyota. A payment estimator is available through Toyota financial services. Customers can also locate vehicle protection plans and insurance.
The U.S. corporate headquarters of Toyota are located here:
19001 S. Western Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
For more information on Toyota call toll-free at (800) 331-4331.