TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 – Toyota’s Furia concept will make its world debut at the 2013 North American International Auto Show with the help of Samsung transparent display technology. On Jan. 14, Toyota’s striking new sedan concept will be revealed using a custom-built structure housing thirty of Samsung’s new 46” transparent LCD panels. Toyota will be the first automotive company to use this technology to reveal a vehicle at a major international auto show.
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 – With the all-new 2013 Avalon, Toyota will offer a pair of unique livery models to meet the needs of fleet operators. The new fleet-focused models will also mark the introduction of the first Avalon Hybrid that promises to help reduce livery operator’s fuel costs.
LAS VEGAS, (Oct. 30, 2012) – The Scion FR-S earned industry recognition today with the Hottest Sport Compact award on the first day of the 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.
The Toyota Sequoia, which offers seating for up to eight in a full-size, full-capability sport-utility vehicle (SUV), gains new family friendly entertainment features for 2013. The Sequoia debuts a Toyota-first Blu-Ray rear seat entertainment system, and 2013 also marks the first full year of Toyota Entune™ availability.
TORRANCE, Calif., May 23, 2012 – – Toyota was named the winner in three automotive categories in the first annual Total Car Score “Top Scoring Car Awards” rankings.
1. What is Toyota 100 Cars for Good? Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program is a Facebook-enabled philanthropy initiative whereby Toyota will give 100 cars in 100 days to 100 deserving charitable organizations. The 100 Cars for Good program is the first Toyota initiative that engages the public to determine how corporate philanthropic donations will be awarded. 100 Cars for Good was introduced in 2011, and Toyota has brought the program back in 2012 due to the success and popularity in its inaugural year.
TORRANCE, Calif., December 6, 2011 – Sixteen student teams from 11 states have been named winners in the first round of the fifth annual Lexus Eco Challenge, an educational program and contest that inspires and empowers young people to learn about the environment and take action to improve it. Lexus will award a total of $500,000 in grants and scholarships throughout this year’s program.
Tokyo, Japan, October 14, 2011—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that it will participate in the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) World Endurance Championship in 2012, the first year of the international endurance race series created through a partnership between the FIA and the ACO (the Automobile Club de l’Ouest).
The Lexus LS 600h L sedan was the first vehicle to bring fuel-efficient gasoline-electric hybrid technology to the prestige luxury segment when it went on sale for the 2008 model year.
TORRANCE, CALIF. (June 9, 2011) – Toyota today announced the first 25 winners of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program, which awards 100 vehicles over the course of 100 days to 100 deserving non-profits.