Chief Engineer, Product Planning Group, Toyota Motor Corporation Lecture Title: TOYOTA’s next generation vehicle strategy and the Fuel Cell Vehicle IMRAI’s development – Website: http://www.toyota.com/ http://toyota.jp/ -1987: Master degree in mechanical engineering, Kyoto University, –Apr. 1987 Joined Toyota Motor Corporation Drive train Division: Development of Automatic Transmission and its control device. Development of 4-speed Automatic Transmission of 1st generation Vitz. Development of multi-speed automatic transmission for FR vehicles. –Mar. 2006 Transferred to Product Planning Group. Development of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle. –Jan. 2007 Chief Engineer of Prius Plug-in Hybrid. -Jan. 2012 Chief Engineer of MIRAI (Fuel Cell Vehicle).