Akio Toyoda: From Passionate Racer to Embattled Toyota President

Going fast helps Akio Toyoda get to know cars. An amateur racer, the embattled president of Toyota Motor Corp. once told reporters that he suits up for competitions like the 24-hour endurance contest in Nurburg, Germany because racing "has a lot to do with the development of cars." But on his racing blog, the grandson of Toyota founder Kiichiro Toyoda -- who uses the pseudonym Morizo -- gets a little more personal. "An escape from reality? A hobby? I, Morizo, know many things have been said...Full Story
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