History of Toyota (1960-1969)

New Model Introductions,
Productions, Sales and Exports
Year Business Development,
Plants and Facilities
    1960 • Main Building is completed.
•Toyota Central Research & Development Laboratories, Inc. is established.
Main Building of Toyota Head Office
Main Building of Toyota Head Office
Publica
Publica
• Publica is announced. '61 • Publica dealerships (currently Toyota Corolla dealerships) start operations.
• Total Quality Control (TQC) is adopted throughout company.
• Haruhi Plant (currently Haruhi Center) is completed.
• 1 millionth Toyota vehicle is produced domestically. '62 • Labor-Management Joint Declaration is signed.
• Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. is established.
Signing ceremony for Labor-Management Joint Declaration
Signing ceremony for Labor-Management Joint Declaration
• RK170B light bus (currently Coaster) is announced. '63    
• Crown Eight, FA100 and DA100 heavy-duty trucks are announced. '64    
• Toyota Sports 800 is announced. '65 • The Deming Prize for major advances in quality improvement is awarded.
• Kamigo Plant starts operations.
The Deming Prize is awarded
The Deming Prize is awarded

Corolla
• Corolla is announced. '66 • Takaoka Plant starts operations.
• Enter into business partnership with Hino Motors, Ltd.
• Higashifuji Proving Ground is completed.
Higashifuji Proving Ground
Higashifuji Proving Ground
Toyota 2000GT speed trial
Toyota 2000GT speed trial
• Toyota 2000GT, Hiace and Miniace are announced. '67 • Toyota Auto dealerships (currently Netz Toyota dealerships) start operations.
• Enter into business partnership with Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
• Hilux, Corolla Sprinter and Corona Mark II are announced. '68 • Miyoshi Plant starts operations.
Cumulative exports reach 1 million units
Cumulative exports reach 1 million units
• Cumulative exports reach 1 million units.
• Annual domestic sales reach 1 million units.
'69    

§ Entries in blue refer to Toyota overseas operations.