Prius celebrates its 10th anniversary this month and a decade during which it has pushed the boundaries of automotive innovation and set benchmarks in low emissions and fuel economy that Toyota’s rivals are still struggling to match.
Question: name the best three car makers in Germany. In the past that poser would hardly tax even the humblest pub quiz team. But tradition and the power of Teutonic prestige have been turned upside down with Toyota claiming third place in Germany’s top auto survey.
Following the Toyota Avensis “best-ever” score in the EuroNCAP crash test, Toyota Manufacturing UK has collected a second prestigious safety accolade in recognition of its industry-leading safe working environment.
On 26 February 2003 a senior executive of Toyota Motor Corporation was interviewed by the Financial Times. During the interview unfavourable comparisons were made between Toyota’s overseas operations and Japanese plants.