Toyota AI Ventures Adds Principal to Source Investment Opportunities

Toyota AI Ventures Adds Principal to Source Investment Opportunities

December 14, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 – Toyota AI Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute (TRI), announced today that Jill Ford will join the firm as a principal. Ford, who previously served as head of innovation and entrepreneurship for the City of Detroit, will utilize her expertise as an entrepreneur, investor and corporate business development executive to source new investment opportunities. She will also work closely with the firm's existing portfolio companies to support their growth and success.

Toyota Research Institute Explores Blockchain Technology for Development of New Mobility Ecosystem

Toyota Research Institute Explores Blockchain Technology for Development of New Mobility Ecosystem

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NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 — The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced today that it is exploring blockchain and distributed ledger technology (BC/DL) for use in the development of a new mobility ecosystem that could accelerate development of autonomous driving technology. TRI is collaborating with the MIT Media Lab (MIT ML) and other industry partners to foster a digital environment where users – both businesses and consumers – may securely share driving and autonomous vehicle testing data, manage ride-share and car-share transactions and store vehicle usage information that could be used in the setting of insurance rates.

New Lexus LS 500 F SPORT to Make Global Debut in New York

New Lexus LS 500 F SPORT to Make Global Debut in New York

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TORRANCE, Calif. (April 4, 2017) – Following the recent debut of the LS 500 in Detroit and the LS 500h in Geneva, Lexus announced today the all-new LS F SPORT will make its world debut in New York ahead of the upcoming 2017 New York International Auto Show.

Refreshed Lexus NX to Make Its World Premiere at Auto Shanghai 2017

Refreshed Lexus NX to Make Its World Premiere at Auto Shanghai 2017

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BEIJING, China (March 29, 2017) Lexus announced today the refreshed NX luxury compact crossover will make its global debut at the upcoming Auto Shanghai 2017.

Toyota USA Foundation Grants $4 Million to California State University, Dominguez Hills to Prepare Students in Southern California for STEM Careers

Toyota USA Foundation Grants $4 Million to California State University, Dominguez Hills to Prepare Students in Southern California for STEM Careers

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TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2017 – Toyota USA Foundation and California State University, Dominguez Hills announced today that together they will tackle workforce readiness issues head-on, creating a new Toyota Center for Innovation in STEM Education (Toyota Center) to inspire learning for students from kindergarten through college.

Toyota Research Institute Brings Prius Challenge to Silicon Valley Community

Toyota Research Institute Brings Prius Challenge to Silicon Valley Community

December 16, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Palo Alto, Calif., Dec. 16, 2016 — Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced today that Toyota is bringing the Prius Challenge to the Sonoma Raceway for the third iteration of its ongoing Onramp series, an innovation event designed to engage the startup and tech community. This year’s event, to be held on March 3, 2017, will be hosted by Toyota Research Institute (TRI) and will feature a team competition where participants optimize their driving based on data and simulation from a connected Toyota Prius.

Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million

Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million

October 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2014)

Toyota Continues to Grow Its Investment in Michigan

Toyota Continues to Grow Its Investment in Michigan

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Ann Arbor, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014

Scion Taps Media Partners for 10th SEMA Tuner Challenge

Scion Taps Media Partners for 10th SEMA Tuner Challenge

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TORRANCE, Calif., (Aug. 11, 2014) – They publish about the FR-S and they love the FR-S, but can they tune it?

Toyota Develops ‘Diamond-like’ Semiconductor Wafer to Boost Hybrid Mileage

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Toyota City, Japan – Toyota is using one of the hardest materials in nature after diamonds to develop a semiconductor chip it hopes will improve the fuel efficiency of its hybrids, such as the Prius, by as much at 10 percent. The company and its partners announced today that they have developed a silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor for use in automotive power control units. Toyota plans to begin test-driving vehicles with the technology on public roads in Japan within a year.

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