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R&D Breakthrough Sets Stage for More Efficient, Durable Fuel Cell Stacks

R&D Breakthrough Sets Stage for More Efficient, Durable Fuel Cell Stacks

May 18, 2015
Toyota City, Japan, May 18, 2015 -- A breakthrough in the real-time observation of fuel cell catalyst degradation could lead to a new generation of more efficient and durable fuel cell stacks.

Toyota Motor Corporation and Japan Fine Ceramics Center (JFCC) have developed a new observation technique that allows researchers to monitor the behavior of nanometer-sized particles of platinum during chemical reactions in fuel cells, so that the processes leading to reduced catalytic reactivity can be observed.
Community Commitment: Toyota Hires Local Grads from Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program

Community Commitment: Toyota Hires Local Grads from Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program

May 19, 2015
Five U.S Cities Named 'Most Water Wise'

Five U.S Cities Named 'Most Water Wise'

May 18, 2015

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Toyota Flips the Switch to Sustainable Power at Yellowstone National Park

Toyota Flips the Switch to Sustainable Power at Yellowstone National Park

May 12, 2015
Torrance, Calif. (May 12, 2015) – The lights are on where the buffalo roam.

At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Park, an innovative distributed energy system that combines solar power generation with re-used Camry Hybrid battery packs is now online. The result: reliable, sustainable, zero emission power to the ranger station and education center for the first time since it was founded in 1907.

Announced in June 2014, the partnership among Toyota, Indy Power Systems, Sharp USA SolarWorld, Patriot Solar, National Park Service and Yellowstone Park Foundation is an innovative effort to extend the useful life of hybrid vehicle batteries while providing sustainable power generation for one of the most remote, pristine areas in the United States. ... more

2015 AARP Life@50+ National Event and Expo - Bob Carter

2015 AARP Life@50+ National Event and Expo - Bob Carter

May 16, 2015
TMS Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter speaks at the AARP Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Miami, Florida on May 16, 2015.... more

Toyota Rewards Academic Excellence

Toyota Rewards Academic Excellence

May 18, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 18, 2015) – Recognizing the many challenges college-bound students face, Toyota awarded tuition support to 22 Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students from the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to help with their cost of higher education.... more

Move over Burton, Busch and Bowyer…the Engineers are in Town

Move over Burton, Busch and Bowyer…the Engineers are in Town

May 14, 2015
BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 14, 2015) – You can’t build great cars without great engineers, so Toyota is always on the hunt.

One of the best opportunities to do that? The Formula SAE competition held each spring at Michigan International Speedway.... more

Toyota and Mazda Team Up to Make Cars Better

Toyota and Mazda Team Up to Make Cars Better

May 13, 2015
Tokyo, Japan, May 13, 2015 -- Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation today entered an agreement to build a mutually beneficial long term partnership. By leveraging the resources of both companies to complement and enhance each other's products and technologies, the partnership will result in more appealing cars that meet the diverse needs and tastes of customers all over the world.... more

Planning the Pit Stop: New Toyota App Helps Japanese Drivers Find Restrooms for All Needs

Planning the Pit Stop: New Toyota App Helps Japanese Drivers Find Restrooms for All Needs

May 14, 2015
Toyota City, Japan, May 14, 2015 -- For those with mobility issues or other special needs, certain aspects of traveling by car can be problematic and uncomfortable. Finding the nearest restroom that meets their needs, for example, can present a challenge when planning a road trip.

To help address this, Toyota is launching its newly-developed Restroom Finder app in Japan on May 21.
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2015 Toyota/Yellowstone Lamar Buffalo Ranch Battery Project

Experts explain how re-used Toyota Camry Hybrid battery packs are helping bring power to the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Park.
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Toyota Mirai - Fueled by Bullsh*t

Hydrogen is almost everywhere. It's in water, grass, and yes, even bullsh*t. But can it fuel a car? Discover more at Toyota.com/FBE.

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2015 Toyota/Yellowstone Lamar Buffalo Ranch Battery Project 001

At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Park, solar panels generate renewable electricity stored within 208 used Toyota Camry Hybrid battery packs.
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2015 NYIAS - 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Reveal 001

Bill Fay, Group Vice President and General Manager of Toyota Division unveils the all-new 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid at the 2015 New York Auto Show on April 2, 2015. Toyota is the leader in gas-electric hybrid sales in the U.S. since 2000 and now has unveiled its eighth hybrid offering as part of the refreshed 2016 RAV4. Photo: Joe Polimeni/Toyota
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2015 NYAS - 2016 Lexus RX Reveal 006

Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken speaks with media after the reveal of the 2016 Lexus RX at the New York International Auto Show on April 1, 2015. Photo: Joe Polimeni
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2015 Scion Momentum - 2016 Scion iM and iA Reveal 003

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