Eiji Toyoda

 

 

Age: 100

 

Summary: member of Toyota's founding family who had helped to create the super-efficient "Toyota Way" production method by engineering Toyota's growth into a global automaker as it's president from 1967 to 1982, and who was also a cousin of the Japanese automaker's founder Kiichiro Toyoda.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: September 12, 1913

 

Died: September 17, 2013

 

Location: Toyota City, Japan