Celebrating 10 years, Toyota rolls out welcome mat, announces visitor center

Celebrating 10 years, Toyota rolls out welcome mat, announces visitor center

April 15, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss., (April 13, 2017) – Toyota is rolling out the welcome mat at its Blue Springs manufacturing facility. The automaker today announced it will build a nearly $10 million visitor and interactive training center that will offer public tours showcasing how nearly 2,000 Mississippians produce ever-better Corolla vehicles. That announcement came during a celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the groundbreaking for Toyota Mississippi.

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit

April 6, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW YORK (April 6, 2017) – This week, the 8th annual Tina Brown Live Media Women in the World Summit, presented and co-hosted by Toyota, featured the Mothers of Invention (MOI) Class of 2017, celebrating pioneers who are driving positive change in the world through innovation and entrepreneurship. Three grants in the amount of $50,000 each were awarded for groundbreaking work in clean-water infrastructure, power-generating footwear and science instrument-smartphone technology.

2018 Toyota C-HR Shifts the CUV Paradigm With Stunning Style, Driving Dynamics and Versatility

2018 Toyota C-HR Shifts the CUV Paradigm With Stunning Style, Driving Dynamics and Versatility

March 9, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Torrance, Calif., March 8, 2017 — Stylish, athletic and filled with technology like Toyota Safety Sense P™ (TSS-P), the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR – or, Coupe High-Rider – represents a leap forward in design, manufacturing and engineering for Toyota. When it arrives at dealerships this April, the C-HR will serve as a springboard of excitement and wanderlust for its trendsetting drivers.

Toyota and Burton Announce Strategic Partnership

Toyota and Burton Announce Strategic Partnership

March 4, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Torrance, Calif. and Burlington, Vt. (Feb. 28, 2017) – Toyota and Burton Snowboards have entered into a multi-year strategic partnership, beginning with this week’s Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail, Colo. (Feb. 27- March 4). The partnership brings together Toyota, which has been part of the cultural fabric of the U.S. for nearly 60 years, and the world’s leading snowboard and alternative outdoor lifestyle brand Burton, founded in Vermont by Jake Burton in 1977.

First Autonomous Test Vehicle Developed Entirely by Toyota Research Institute Displayed at Prius Challenge Event at Sonoma Raceway

First Autonomous Test Vehicle Developed Entirely by Toyota Research Institute Displayed at Prius Challenge Event at Sonoma Raceway

March 3, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Palo Alto, Calif., March 3, 2017 – The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) today displayed its 2.0 generation advanced safety research vehicle at the company’s Prius Challenge event in Sonoma California. The all- new test vehicle will be used to explore a full range of autonomous driving capabilities.

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Appointments in North America

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Appointments in North America

March 2, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Plano, Texas, (March 1, 2017) – Toyota today announced executive changes across its North American operations, effective April 1.

Toyota North America Reports February 2017 Sales

Toyota North America Reports February 2017 Sales

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Plano, Texas (March 1, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), Inc., today reported its US February 2017 sales of 174,339 vehicles, a decrease of 7.2 percent from February 2016 on a volume basis. With the same number of selling days in February 2017 compared to February 2016, sales were down 7.2 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.

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

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

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 Production in North America Exceeds 2 Million Again in 2016

Toyota Production in North America Exceeds 2 Million Again in 2016

January 20, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Erlanger, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2017) – In 2016, Toyota achieved another record year of North American vehicle production with 2,124,608 vehicles built at its North American vehicle assembly plants. Production volume was up 4.4 percent over the previous year total of 2,035,028 vehicles.

Lexus Debuts Amazing Sport Yacht Concept

Lexus Debuts Amazing Sport Yacht Concept

January 13, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

A few years ago the Toyota Marine Department invited Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda to spend several days on the water driving their new Ponam range of premium yachts soon to be launched in Japan. As a master driver, Toyoda was inspired by the power of the turbodiesel powertrains and the handling and stability of the advanced hull designs; as the Chief Branding Officer of Lexus International, he also appreciated the potential of a stylish premium performance yacht to complement the Lexus lifestyle. This led the Marine Department to envision how a premium performance yacht might expand the Lexus brand into new areas of lifestyle and recreation. Today Lexus reveals the result of this project, a running proof-of-concept for a Lexus Sport Yacht, at Di Lido Island on Biscayne Bay, Miami Beach, Fla.

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