Toyota Announces the Accident Reduction Effects of Intelligent Clearance Sonar, a Safety Support Technology for Parking

Toyota Announces the Accident Reduction Effects of Intelligent Clearance Sonar, a Safety Support Technology for Parking

December 27, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan, December 26, 2016 — Toyota Motor Corporation conducted a survey of accidents occurring in parking lots involving three models (the Alphard, the Vellfire, and the Prius) which have been equipped with the Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) system. The survey was conducted during the 18-month period from January 2015 to June 2016 on the ICS?a system which helps to prevent or mitigate collision damage in parking spaces. According to the survey of data concerning approximately 2,500 accidents from insurance companies that cover the policies for about 60,000 of these above mentioned vehicles, pedal misapplication accidents fell by approximately 70%, and accidents related to reversing have been reduced by approximately 40%.

Making Ever-better Cars: A Progress Report

Making Ever-better Cars: A Progress Report

March 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan, March 26, 2015– In the four years since announcing its new Global Vision, Toyota has made significant progress toward achieving sustainable growth by making ever-better cars. This has required a new approach to manufacturing automobiles, with the core aims being greatly improved product development and more competitive production sites. This work is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) and is supported by the cultivation of a skilled and capable workforce.

Toyota to Trial New SiC Power Semiconductor Technology

Toyota to Trial New SiC Power Semiconductor Technology

January 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan, Jan. 29, 2015 — Using a Camry Hybrid prototype and a fuel cell bus, Toyota Motor Corporation will bring a brand new technology to the streets of Japan for testing this year. The tests will evaluate the performance of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, which could lead to significant efficiency improvements in hybrids and other vehicles with electrified powertrains.

Toyota Reveals Exterior, Japan Price of Fuel Cell Sedan

June 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan, June 25, 2014—Toyota Motor Corporation has revealed the exterior design and Japan pricing of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan, first unveiled as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show last year.

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.

Toyota Develops ‘Diamond-like’ Computer Chips to Boost Hybrid Mileage

May 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

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.

Toyota Motor Corporation Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2014

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Toyota City, Japan, May 8, 2014— Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announces its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. For Comprehensive FY2014 Financial Materials: http://www.toyota-global.com/investors/financial_result/

Toyota Develops New Series of Gas Engines That Will Boost Fuel Efficiency At Least 10%

April 13, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan – Toyota will soon introduce vehicles globally with a series of newly-developed, highly efficient gasoline engines that achieve outstanding thermal efficiency 1 and fuel efficiency improvements of at least 10%.

Toyota Motor Corporation Announces April-December 2013 Financial Results

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Toyota City, Japan, February 4, 2014 – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announces financial results for the nine-month period ended December 31, 2013.

Lexus LFA and Toyota 86 to Compete in 2014 Nürburgring Endurance Race

January 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Toyota City, Japan (Jan. 10, 2014) – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that its GAZOO Racing team will enter three vehicles in the 42nd 24 Hours N

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