August 17, 1946 |
|Alma mater||University of Nagoya - (Bachelor's degree, 1969)|
|Occupation||Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation|
Takeshi Uchiyamada (内山田 竹志 Uchiyamada Takeshi, born August 17, 1946) is a Japanese businessman, who has been Chairman of Toyota since 2013. He is known as the "father of the Prius" for his role in leading the development of the Toyota Prius, the world's best-selling hybrid electric vehicle in history.
- "Toyota Motor to Pick Uchiyamada as Next Chairman, Nikkei Says". Bloomberg. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
- Norihiko Shirouzu and Kentaro Sugiyama (2013-01-21). "Father of Prius hybrid set to become Toyota chairman: executives". Reuters. Retrieved 2017-02-19.
- Tajitsu, Naomi (2017-02-15). "Toyota sees plug-in hybrids catching on faster than conventional hybrids". Reuters. Automotive News. Retrieved 2017-02-19.
- James Scoltock (2011-05-11). "Takehisa Yaegashi's foresight brought hybrids to the mainstream". AE Plus. Retrieved 2017-02-19.
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