The CEO Of Toyota Sent Me A Letter Telling Me I'm Coolest

To paraphrase André 3000, what's cooler than being cool? Being Akio Toyoda, Toyota's performance-loving, race car-driving, occasionally hipster-dressing CEO, that's what. And in a thing that actually just happened for real, he sent me a letter telling me I'm the coolest. I'm feeling all the feels! » 11/01/13 3:40pm 11/01/13 3:40pm

You Say Toyoda, We Say Toyota: How The Automaker Got Its Name

Sakichi Toyoda was born in Japan 145 years ago today on February 14th, 1867. By all accounts a hard-working entrepreneur, Toyoda's greatest success was building a small business manufacturing textile looms. That business ended up growing into a company that, for two years beginning in 2008, became the world's largest… » 2/14/12 1:30pm 2/14/12 1:30pm