Toyota Motor Ltd is born (Now Toyota Motor Corporation)
Toyota Group's trading company is established under the name Nisshin Tsusho Kaisha Ltd (now Toyota Tsusho Corporation).
LA 1-ton, the first Toyota forklift truck is introduced.
The first production site outside Japan, Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Inc., established in Columbus, Indiana, USA.
The first Electric Forklift Truck is launched. The 3-ton series.
Toyota Tsusho Corporation of Mexico is formally formed, its main activity being the sale of Industrial Equipment.
Toyota launches the revolutionary Internal Combustion 7 Series with the first SAS.
Toyota's first Fuel Cell lift truck is launched in Japan.