Toyota head resigns from Tokyo Olympic committee

By Associated Press MARI YAMAGUCHI ,

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Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda, left, smiles with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach as they pose with a signed document during a press conference in Tokyo as the Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor Corp. 

Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda, left, smiles with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach as they pose with a signed document during a press conference in Tokyo as the Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor Corp.  (Photo: Eugene Hoshiko)

TOKYO (AP) — The head of Toyota Motor Corp. stepped down Monday as vice president of the organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as organizers acknowledged the cost of hosting the games will be far higher than originally thought.

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