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A CAR MOTHER NATURE LOVES

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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