Osamu Nagata to Receive SAE Foundation’s 2014 Industry Leadership Award

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Detroit, Mich (May 21, 2014) – Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. President and CEO Osamu “Simon” Nagata is the recipient of the 2014 Industry Leadership Award, which will be presented during the SAE Foundation Banquet on May 22 nd at the historic Masonic Temple in downtown Detroit.

Toyota Prius v Honored with Best All-Around Performance Award by Automotive Science Group

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Lexus Announces 12 Winners of Second Lexus Design Award

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TORRANCE, Calif., (Jan. 30, 2014) — Lexus announces the selection of 12 winners for the second Lexus Design Award, an international design competition that was launched on August 1 last year.

Call for Nominations: Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award

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Driving Design: Emerging Designers Sought for Second Lexus Design Award

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August 1, 2013 —Following the strong response with applicants from more than 72 countries for the first Lexus Design Award, Lexus is looking for a new wave of next-generation innovators to benefit from the second Lexus Design Award, an international design competition.

Lexus Announces 12 winners for the 1st LEXUS DESIGN AWARD

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February 28, 2013 — Lexus announces the selection of 12winners for the 1 st LEXUS DESIGN AWARD, an international design competition that was launched in October 2012.

Lexus to Host Artist’s Exhibition at Milan Design Week 2013

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TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013 – Lexus will stage a design exhibition in partnership with a world-renowned artist at Milan Design Week in April 2013*, where winning designs from the first Lexus Design Award launched last year will also be on display.

Scion iQ Wins 2013 Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com 5-Year Cost to Own Award

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TORRANCE, Calif. , (Feb. 5, 2013) – The 2013 Scion iQ earned a 5-Year Cost to Own Award from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com today in recognition of its lowest projected costs of ownership in the subcompact category.

2013 World Car of the Year finalists announced

2013 World Car of the Year finalists announced

February 2, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: New York Auto Show , Aston Martin , Audi , BMW , Land Rover , Mazda , Mercedes-Benz , Porsche , Scion , Toyota , Volkswagen , Ferrari , Renault , Peugeot With the Chicago and Geneva auto shows not even out of the way yet, the automotive world’s sights are set on the New York Auto Show for the naming of the 2013 World Car Awards , and the top 10 finalists for World Car of the Year and World Performance Car were recently announced and will be voted on by 66 journalists from around the world (including our own European Editor, Matt Davis ). Vying for the top award are the Audi A3, 2013 Range Rover, 2014 Mazda6, Mazda CX-5, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Peugeot 208, Porsche Boxster/Cayman, the trio of Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ/Toyota GT86, Volkswagen Golf and the Volvo V40. Since its inception, past winners of this award include Volkswagen Up! (2012), Nissan LEAF (2011), Volkswagen Polo (2010), Volkswagen Golf (2009), Mazda2/Mazda Demio (2008), Lexus LS 460 (2007), BMW 3 Series (2006) and the Audi A6 in the award’s inaugural year. The competition is no less fierce for the performance car of the year with the Aston Martin Vanquish, Audi RS5, BMW M6, BMW M 135i, Ferrari F12Berlinetta, Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG and SLS AMG, Porsche Boxster/Cayman, Renault Clio Sport and the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ/Toyota GT86. This award was first handed out in 2006 with previous recipients including Porsche 911 (2012), Ferrari 458 Italia (2011), Audi R8 V10 (2010), Nissan GT-R (2009), Audi R8 (2008), Audi RS4 (2007) and the Porsche Cayman S (2006). The top three finalists for each award will be announced at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5, and the winners will be revealed on March 28. Continue reading 2013 World Car of the Year finalists announced 2013 World Car of the Year finalists announced originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:02:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Antron Brown’s Toyota “DragQuoia” Wins Prestigious Gran Turismo™ Award at SEMA

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LAS VEGAS (Nov. 2, 2012) – Antron Brown's outrageous Toyota Sequoia family dragster, known as “DragQuoia,” captured Sony Computer Entertainment America's Gran Turismo ™ Award for Best Truck or SUV at the 2012 SEMA Show.

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