Toyota Motor Corp. could not locate an original version of its 1936-’42 Toyoda AA for a previous anniversary celebration, so it built this replica. An original was found shortly thereafter.

Double-A Discovery: How Toyota found first production model

  By Patrick B Although it may seem like the Corolla and Camry have existed forever, the company behind those vehicles, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), is only celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. It is a milestone for the auto manufacturer whose founder, Kiichiro Toyoda, originally started the venture as a spin-off from his...