New York committed $750 million to help build the 1.2 million-square-foot factory, which currently employees about 500, but will create 3,000 jobs in Western New York and 5,000 statewide.
The launch was SpaceX’s first in what is due to be a busy year.
Toyoda joined the company -- founded by his father Kiichiro Toyoda -- in 1953 and in 1984 became the first president of a new firm formed by Toyota and General Motors.
According to various reports, Boeing and Embraer have informally agreed to a deal at $28 a share. Investors were clearly expecting more.
The program was started in 2012 when company leaders discovered a growing gap in the availability of skilled workers and the harm it was causing communities.
Uber will use Nvidia processors and software for its forthcoming fleet of self-driving vehicles, while Volkswagen will deploy Nvidia technology to develop an intelligent co-pilot system.