History of Toyota (2000-2009)
|New Model Introductions,
Productions, Sales and Exports
Plants and Facilities
|･ WiLL Vi, bB, Pronard, Opa, Sparky and Kluger V are announced.||2000||･ Toyota Financial Services Corporation is established to oversee Toyota's finance companies worldwide.
･ Sichuan Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (SCTM) starts production in China.
|･ Allex, Allion, Voxy, WiLL VS, Brevis and Verossa are announced.||'01||･ Toyota Motor Manufacturing France S.A.S. (TMMF) starts production.|
|･ ist, Alphard, Probox and Succeed, Voltz and WiLL CYPHA are announced.
･ Toyota FCHV is introduced on a limited sales basis.
･ North American production achieves 10 million units cumulative production.
･ Worldwide Prius sales achieve 100,000 units.
|'02||･ Toyota enters Formula One (F1) competition.
･ Toyota Peugeot Citroen Automobile Czech, s.r.o. is established.
･ Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland SP.z o.o. (TMMP) starts production.
･ China FAW Group Corporation (FAW) signs a cooperative agreement in China.
･ Toyota Motor Manufacturing de Baja California S.de R.L.de C.V. is established.
･ Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Private Ltd. is established.
･ Tianjin Toyota Motor Co., Ltd (TTMC) starts production in China.
･ Toyota Motor Industries Poland Sp.z o.o. (TTIP) is established.
|･ WISH, Sienta and Avensis are announced.||'03||･ Toyota Home Inc. (house retail company) is established.
･ Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, lnc. (TMMTX) is established.
･ Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama, lnc. (TMMAL) is established.
|･ Passo, Porte, Isis and Mark X are announced.||'04||･ Toyota FAW (Tianjin) Dies Co., Ltd. is established.
･ FAW Toyota Changchun Engine Co., Ltd. is established.
･ Guangzhou Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. is established.
|･ Ractis and Belta are announced.
･ GS430, SC430 and IS350/250 are announced.
･ Worldwide Camry Sedan sales reach 10 million units.
|'05||･ Toyota starts production of the "Toyota Aygo" along with "Peugeot 107" and "Citroen C1" through a joint venture with PSA Peugeot Citroen in the Czech Republic.
･ "TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING RUSSIA"(TMMR) is established.
･ The Lexus brand is launched in Japan.
･ Toyota and Fuji Heavy Industries agree on Business Collaboration.
|･ Rush is announced.
･ GS450 and LS460 are announced.
･ Collora Axio, Auris and Blade are announced.
･ Worldwide Prius sales achieve 500,000 units.
|'06||･ Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. (TEMA) is established.|
|･ LS600h/600hL is announced.
･ Vanguard and Mark X Zio are announced.
･IS F is announced.
･ Corolla Rumion is announced.
･ Worldwide Hybrid sales top 1 million units.
|'07||･ Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering and Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TMAP-EM) is established.
･ Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA) starts production.
･ Tong Fang Global Logistics Co., Ltd (TFGL) is established.
･ "TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING RUSSIA"(TMMR) starts production.
|･ Worldwide Prius sales top 1 million mark.
･ Leasing Advanced Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle begins.
･ Toyota Peugeot Citroën Automobile Czech, s.r.o. (TPCA) produces 1 millionth vehicle.
|'08||･Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRI-NA) is established in United States.
･ Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Daihatsu and FHI Research & Development and product-supply ties grow deeper.
･ The 21st Century Greater Beijing
Afforestation Center in China opens.
･ Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd. (TMCA) starts Camry Hybrid vehicle production in Australia.
･ Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT) starts Camry Hybrid vehicle production in Thailand.
･ Testing Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles in the United Kingdom begins.
･ Toyota Technical Center, USA, Inc.(TTC) York Township campus opens in the U.S.
･ Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) starts RAV4 production in Canada.
|･ RX450h/RX350, IS 250C, HS250h and LFA are announced.
･ SAI and Prius Plug-in Hybrid are announced.
･ Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey Inc. (TMMT) production exceeds 1 million units.
･ Worldwide Hybrid sales top 2 million units.
|'09||･ Toyota Marketing Japan (TMJ) is established.
･ Toyota Motor Sales & Marketing (TMSM) is established.
･ Toyota to withdraws from F1.
§ Entries in blue and oblique refer to Toyota overseas operations.