Akio Toyoda, president of Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor and Japan Automobile Manufactures Association (JAMA) chairman speaks before the press in Tokyo on May 13, 2013. JAMA will have the biannual Tokyo Motor Show 2013 from November 22 through December 1 in Tokyo.
We want to think of business not simply for the year ahead, we want to think on a longer time frame, and think about production and business that’s free of currency risks
In the years since my succession as president in June 2009, we have faced many challenges. For Toyota, this was a period of perseverance but also a period of learning through extraordinary and invaluable experiencesMore quotes »
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