Akio Toyoda on the Passing of Hiromu Naruse

Akio Toyoda & Hiromu NaruseToyota President Akio Toyoda has shared his grief over the passing of mentor Hiromu Naruse on his blog — and even though I’m only able to read a rough Google translation, his message shows not only a deep sadness, but a strong resolve to continue on in Naruse’s spirit.

Read the translated text (Original Text)


  1. some day exactly the 2009 Nurburgring 24-hrs race i dreamed while sleeping after the race finish that Naruse-San teach me driving every one in an LFA car