In 1961, the famous Toyota Publica was announced and a year later the millionth vehicle from the company was produced domestically. In 1963, Toyota also shifted its interest to commercial vehicles and introduced the RK170B light bus and by 64 the DA100 Heavy-Duty, Crown Eight, and FA100 trucks were also announced.
In 1965, the Toyota Sports 800 was announced and a year later the popular and still one of the best vehicles for nearly 7 decades, the Toyota Corolla was debuted. In 1967, Toyota introduced the famous 2000 GT sports vehicle. Towards the end of the 60s, the cumulative exports of the Toyota Motor Corporation reached a million units.
In the 70s, Toyota was incredibly successful and introduced the famous Light Ace, Carina, and Celica. Not to mention, two years later the company had produced its 10 millionth vehicle. A few years after the Publica, the Starlet was introduced and cumulative exports also grossed 5 million units. By the end of the 70s, Toyota Celica XX, Corsa, and Tercel were introduced and the Kinuura and Tahara plants began operations.