Toyota

[taw-yaw-tah; English taw-yoh-tuh]
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noun

a city on S Honshu, in Japan.

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Contemporary Examples of toyota

  • Jeep steadily gave up a market it had created to rivals, particularly Toyota and Range Rover.

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    Nationalism on Four Wheels

    Clive Irving

    October 18, 2014

  • Toyota issued $1.75 billion of green bonds, to help finance customer leases and purchases of hybrids.

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    Capitalism Is Saving the Climate, You Hippies

    Daniel Gross

    September 24, 2014

  • One of the biggest single green bond offerings has been from Toyota, which in March sold  $1.75 billion in green bonds.

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    The Bond Market Goes Green

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    May 27, 2014

  • The money raised will be put to use to finance the sale and leases of Toyota and Lexus hybrids.

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    The Bond Market Goes Green

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    May 27, 2014

  • “I cannot believe Justice will not impose a fine larger than what it did against Toyota,” said Ditlow.

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    G.M. Becomes Government Motors Again

    Daniel Gross

    May 17, 2014



Word Origin and History for toyota

Toyota

Japanese automaker, begun 1930s as a division of Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, named for the family name of the founder. There seems to be no one accepted explanation for the change from -d- to -t-.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper