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Old 10-06-2008, 07:11 AM   #1
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History of Car logos

I found this page browsing around for different logo ideas & it has some cool useless knowledge on the history of automobile logos.

http://www.gawlowski.com/matt/cars/car_logos.html
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Old 10-06-2008, 07:18 AM   #2
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The Toyota logo is comprised of three ellipses, representing the heart of the customer, the heart of the product, and the ever expanding technological advancements and opportunities that lie ahead. Another interpretation is that it represents the three interlocking aspects of the culture of the company - freedom, team spirit, and progress. Also, in Japanese 'Toyo' means an abundance of, and 'ta' is rice. In some Asian cultures, those blessed with an abundance of rice are believe to be blessed with great wealth.

I'm driving a truck who's manufacturers name means "an abundance of rice"? hmmm...not sure what to think about that.
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Old 10-06-2008, 07:41 AM   #3
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The Toyota I'm driving a truck who's manufacturers name means "an abundance of rice"? hmmm...not sure what to think about that.
That is true...
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Old 10-06-2008, 07:45 AM   #4
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Lol i always thiought it was a bull. Anyone else think that?
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Old 10-06-2008, 09:16 AM   #6
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I always found the letters of Toyota in the emblem.... Take a look and see if you can.

Huh!....I've never seen that before....But now that I have I'll see it forever.

Good one.
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Old 10-06-2008, 09:20 AM   #7
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Cool find.
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Old 10-06-2008, 10:09 AM   #8
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'ta' is rice.
I love rice-rice.
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Old 10-06-2008, 10:45 AM   #9
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I love ta-tas.
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Old 10-06-2008, 11:01 AM   #10
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i always see a guy in a cowboy hat.
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Old 10-06-2008, 11:05 AM   #11
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Actually Toyota comes from the last name of the founder Kiichiro Toyoda
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Old 10-06-2008, 11:28 AM   #12
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Actually Toyota comes from the last name of the founder Kiichiro Toyoda
Ah, so he's the one with the buttload of rice. that works.
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