Toyota’s Founding Family Member Eiji Toyoda Dies at 100

Toyota’s Founding Family Member Eiji Toyoda Dies at 100

  TOKYO – Eiji Toyoda, who helped steer Toyota Motor Corp’s global rise and pioneered the automaker’s vaunted production system, died on Tuesday, the Japanese automaker said. He was 100. Toyoda, cousin of the automaker’s founder, died of heart failure in Toyota City, the company said in a statement. A taciturn engineer, Toyoda served as […]