Toyota Motor Corporation

1 Toyota-Cho, Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, 471-8571, Japan Tel: (0565) 282121

A publicly traded Japanese manufacturer of motor vehicles.

The Toyota Hilux model is being used by the Israeli army as the base for the David Vehicles that serve the Israeli army and Israeli Ministry of defense. The David is available in two configurations, based on the platform selected. The Toyota Land Cruiser 79 and the Land Rover Defender are two of the 4X4 medium commercial platforms.

Toyota Hilux Vehicles are used by the Israeli military and border police to protect illegal settlements and military bases along the West Bank, to suppress Palestinian demonstrators and to carry out house demolitions.

The company’s Israeli distributor Union Motor (יוניון מןטןר) is privately owned by George Horesh with annual revenue of over $66138 million in 2017.


Major shareholders: Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd (12.06%); Toyota Industries Corporation (7.59%); The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (5.18%); State Street Bank and Trust Company (3.445); Nippon Life Insurance Company (3.99%).

Chairman of the board: Takeshi Uchiyamada

President: Akio Toyoda


Toyota has 50 manufacturing companies in 27 countries and regions outside of Japan. Major subsidiaries include: Toyota Auto body Co. Ltd; Toyota Motor Kyushu Inc; Toyota Motor Hokkaido Inc; and Toyota Motor East Japan Inc.


Union Motors in the official distributor of Toyota in Israel.

All the information contained in this page is valid until Thu 11/10/2018