Toyota hits 200 million cars and counting

A solid round of applause for Toyota, please folks. The Japanese auto giant has just celebrated the creation of its 200 millionth vehicle. Bravo! Technically, the milestone occurred back...

A solid round of applause for Toyota, please folks. The Japanese auto giant has just celebrated the creation of its 200 millionth vehicle. Bravo!

Technically, the milestone occurred back in June, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate now. It took Toyota just 76 years and 11 months to hit the 200 million mark.

It took the company over 50 years to hit the 50 million mark, although the second 50 took just 11 years to reach. The third 50 was even quicker, at nine months, but the last 50 million was by far the quickest, taking just six years and five months.

Toyota claims that if placed end to end, all its cars would circle the globe 22 times. Although let’s not try that, shall we? Damo’s 86 wouldn’t handle being stuck at the bottom of the Pacific…

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Nick Broughall is the Australian Editor of TechRadar.com, where he gets to indulge his passion for geekery and the lastest technology. He is also the Editor of EFTM.com.au, where he gets to indulge his passion for manliness, from sampling fine liquor to the joys of growing a beard. It's a pretty good life, really.
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