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Toyota Group

The Toyota Group (トヨタグループ Toyota Gurūpu) is a group of companies that have supplier, vendor and investment relationships with Toyota Industries Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation. It is similar to a keiretsu in that no particular entity has outright control over the entire group, although unlike most keiretsu it does not contain a major bank.

Major group companies

  • Toyota Industries (1926) – original Toyota company; manufactures forklifts and other equipment
  • JTEKT (1935) – manufactures bearings and other components
  • Toyota Motor (1937) – manufactures automobiles
  • Toyota Auto Body (1940) – manufactures truck bodies; 100% owned by Toyota Motor
  • Aichi Steel (1940) – manufactures automotive steel; 30% owned by Toyota Industries and Toyota Motor
  • Toyota Motor East Japan – formed in 2012 by the merger of Kanto Auto Works (1945), Toyota Motors Tohoku and Central Motors
  • Toyota Tsusho (1946) – trading company (sogo shosha) supporting global operations of Toyota Group companies; 33% owned by Toyota Industries and Toyota Motor
  • Aisin Seiki (1949) – manufactures automotive components; 30% owned by Toyota Industries and Toyota Motor
  • Toyoda Gosei (1949) – manufactures automotive components; 43% owned by Toyota Motor
  • Denso (1949) – manufactures air conditioners and other automotive components
  • Toyota Boshoku (1950) – manufactures filters, trim, liners and other automotive components
  • Towa Real Estate (1953) – commercial real estate developer in Nagoya area; holds stock in other Toyota Group companies as an anti-takeover measure
  • Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc. (1960) – performs research and development for other Toyota Group companies
  • Daihatsu (1907) – manufactures compact automobiles; majority stake acquired by Toyota Motor in 1998
  • Toyota Financial Services (2000) – provider of automotive financing and credit cards
  • Toyota Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (2001) – IT system integrator; 100% owned by Toyota Motor
  • Hino Motors – manufacturer of diesel trucks and buses acquired by Toyota Motor in 2001
  • Toyofuji Shipping Co. – international shipping company for Toyota vehicles
  • Toyota Housing Corporation (2003) – residential construction

Affiliates or partially owned subsidiaries

Further reading

External links

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See also

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