How Toyota went from a cotton weaver’s dream to global car sales dominance


Now a titan of global car manufacturing, Toyota has come a long way from humble beginnings. The company bested several hurdles throughout its stratospheric rise, from post-war struggles in Japan to anti-import sentiment in the U.S. in the 1960s.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/12/18/sixty-years-of-toyota-usa


My uncle Tom fought in the South Pacific where the Japanese killed 400,000 American soldiers after launching their cowardly attic at Pearl Harbor. How can an American send money for a Japanese car to Tokyo? We have our auto industry we should support.