Last week, Toyota’s CEO Akio Toyoda said that he will not appear before U.S. lawmakers at hearings scheduled for the end of this month. However, he said he would consider appearing before Congress if he was invited. Earlier this morning, Rep. Ed Towns (D-New York), chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent Toyoda an official invitation.
According to a statement from Toyoda, he has accepted Town’s offer.
“I have received Congressman Towns” invitation to testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on February 24 and I accept,” Toyoda said. “I look forward to speaking directly with Congress and the American people.”
– By: Omar Rana