The Way You Move

Where are you going? How will you get there? These pioneers are moving people and things in new ways


Shigeyuki Hori looks like your average Japanese salaryman, but at heart he's a speed demon. Once a week the Toyota engineer heads to the company test track at the base of Mount Fuji to try out new models. There he dons a crash helmet, and in a one-on-one communion between car and creator, he barrels his work-in-progress around a track at upwards of 120 m.p.h. The 51-year-old admits he's addicted to the speed rush. "When I'm out there on the track, I'm fearless," he says. Fearlessness has been a useful asset for Hori. As executive chief...

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