Toyota was presented with the Zayed Future Energy Prize of $1.5 million (Dh5.50m), while two runners up – Zhengrong Shi, Founder and CEO of Suntech Power Holdings Co, China, and Amitabha Sadangi, CEO of International Development Enterprises India – were also awarded $350,000 each.
The three finalists exuded qualities of leadership, innovation and vision.
Toyota was selected for its ground-breaking fuel efficiency system of the third-generation Toyota Prius, the world's first mass-produced hybrid vehicle.
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