Auto Shows/Events

Annual Event Supplies Plenty of Opportunity

Annual Event Supplies Plenty of Opportunity

August 19, 2014
When Tierra Kavanaugh Turner first came to the Opportunity Exchange (OE) more than a decade ago, she didn’t have the capacity or resources to be a supplier to Toyota. But that wasn’t about to stop her. So she continued to come, year after year.

“They identified areas I needed to strengthen and improve – increasing staff, documenting processes, and exploring potential strategic alliances,” says Turner, owner of TKT & Associates, Inc. and TKT-nectir Global Staffing, LLC.  “In the interim I worked with their suppliers to gain specific industry experience and scale.”... more

Reaching New Heights:  Kyle Busch to Make 500th Toyota NASCAR Start

Reaching New Heights: Kyle Busch to Make 500th Toyota NASCAR Start

August 14, 2014
BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 14, 2014) – No other driver has as many Toyota NASCAR starts, wins or accomplishments to his credit as driver Kyle Busch.  Busch will make his 500th career NASCAR start in a Toyota this Saturday when he climbs behind the wheel of a Tundra race truck at Michigan International Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race.... more

Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record

Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record

August 14, 2014
It began when Erik Jones captured the checkered flag at Phoenix International Raceway on Nov. 8, 2013. It concluded when Darrell Wallace Jr. picked up a first-place trophy at the Eldora Speedway dirt track in Rossburg, Ohio on July 23, 2014. Twelve consecutive victories and a new NASCAR record – the longest string of wins by one manufacturer in the 19-year-history of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).... more

Do A Double Take with Second Stunning Toyota FT-1 Sports Car Concept

Do A Double Take with Second Stunning Toyota FT-1 Sports Car Concept

August 13, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2014) – Proof that its beauty lies on the inside and out, Toyota revealed today a second interior styling and exterior color for an upscale interpretation of its sensational FT-1 sports car concept. Developed by Calty Design Research in Newport Beach, California, the concept vehicle’s graphite exterior paint and light, saddle-colored leather went on display for the first time at the Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival gala held on California’s Monterey Peninsula.... more

2014 J.P. Morgan Auto Conference - Bob Carter

2014 J.P. Morgan Auto Conference - Bob Carter

August 12, 2014
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter speaks about the state of the industry as well as the company’s upcoming products at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. ... more

Forget Ted, Hear Bob Talk.

Forget Ted, Hear Bob Talk.

August 11, 2014
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter will speak at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Follow the presentation via live webcast beginning at 8:10 a.m. EDT.... more

2014 Rainbow Push Coalition (43rd) Annual International Convention - Osamu Nagata

2014 Rainbow Push Coalition (43rd) Annual International Convention - Osamu Nagata

July 02, 2014
Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc.(TEMA) President and CEO Osamu Nagata speaks at the Rainbow Push Coalition 43rd Annual International Convention in Chicago on July 2, 2014.... more

Toyota Produces First Car at New Kentucky Plant [1988]

Toyota Produces First Car at New Kentucky Plant [1988]

May 29, 2014
GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY, MAY 26, 1988 -- Toyota Motor Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc., today reached a major milestone at the new $1.1 billion automobile manufacturing complex in Georgetown, Kentucky. An internal employee ceremony attended by approximately 1,100 employees celebrated the first Toyota Camry produced in Kentucky using newly installed equipment, processes, and the dedicated efforts of an American work force.... more

Toyota Celebrates 10-Millionth Vehicle Made in Kentucky; First Camry Rolled Off Line at Georgetown Plant in 1988

Toyota Celebrates 10-Millionth Vehicle Made in Kentucky; First Camry Rolled Off Line at Georgetown Plant in 1988

May 29, 2014
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (May 29, 2014) – Avery Bussell Jr. always thought he’d be a farmer.  However, with times on the family farm a little tough in 1988, the 22-year-old threw his name into the mix for a job at a new company that was setting up shop 55 miles away – Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK).

One small problem: he was one of over 100,000 others who were applying for about 3,000 jobs.... more

Lexus Announces Twins! - All-New NX Compact Crossover Introduces First Twin Scroll Turbo Charger to Lineup

Lexus Announces Twins! - All-New NX Compact Crossover Introduces First Twin Scroll Turbo Charger to Lineup

April 19, 2014
BEIJING – April 20, 2014 – With the addition of two exhaust gas inlets and two nozzles, Lexus welcomes its first twin scroll turbo charger to its powertrain family at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition.  The all-new Lexus NX compact crossover offers the brand’s first gasoline turbo engine in the NX 200t. The NX 200t turbo will balance excellent fuel economy with responsive acceleration and agility. ... more

New York Auto Show Opening Day: Supporting Veterans While Celebrating Cars & Trucks

New York Auto Show Opening Day: Supporting Veterans While Celebrating Cars & Trucks

April 19, 2014
New York (April 19, 2013) – At the New York International Auto Show opening ceremony this weekend, Toyota will join forces with the Wounded Warrior Project, a national organization designed to provide help and raise public awareness for injured service members, to donate a 2014 Toyota RAV4 Limited to United States Army Specialist Robert Loria of Port Jervis, NY.  The presentation will take place during the opening ceremony of the New York Auto Show on Saturday, April 19 at 9.00 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.... more

Camry, el Automóvil de Mejor Venta en los Estados Unidos se Perfecciona con un Impactante Nuevo Diseño para el 2015

Camry, el Automóvil de Mejor Venta en los Estados Unidos se Perfecciona con un Impactante Nuevo Diseño para el 2015

April 17, 2014
NUEVA YORK (16 de abril de 2014) - Entonces, ¿qué hacer cuando se tiene el automóvil de mejor venta en la industria durante 12 años consecutivos? Encontrar formas de mejorarlo aún más. Eso es exactamente lo que Toyota hizo con la presentación del nuevo Camry 2015. Después de vender más de 800,000 unidades del sedán que ha servido de referencia a la industria desde el lanzamiento de la generación actual en 2011, Toyota desmanteló completamente el chasis y lo reconstruyó desde cero, elevando una vez más las expectativas del ultra competitivo segmento de sedanes de tamaño mediano.... more

2014 Bank of America New York Auto Summit - Bob Carter

2014 Bank of America New York Auto Summit - Bob Carter

April 16, 2014
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter speaks at the Bank of America New York Auto Summit on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. ... more

El Scion Release Series xB y FR-S Impresionan en Manhattan Durante el New York International Auto Show

El Scion Release Series xB y FR-S Impresionan en Manhattan Durante el New York International Auto Show

April 16, 2014
NUEVA YORK (16 de abril de 2014) – La ciudad de los sueños ahora cuenta con una razón más para dejar correr su imaginación: la distintiva línea de vehículos Scion que se lucirá durante el New York International Auto Show. Con el debut oficial de los automóviles más nuevos de la línea Scion Release Series, la marca no sólo hará alarde de su porte y aspecto más recientes, sino que además revelará la avanzada tecnología que desea con tanto fervor una nueva generación de conductores.... more

El Lexus RC 350 F SPORT Deslumbra a Su Primera Audiencia Durante el New York International Auto Show

El Lexus RC 350 F SPORT Deslumbra a Su Primera Audiencia Durante el New York International Auto Show

April 16, 2014
NUEVA YORK (16 de abril de 2014) – Los aficionados de los autos vivirán rugidos de emoción cuando vean el completamente nuevo Lexus RC 350 F SPORT llegar de un zumbido al Javits Convention Center, dónde ocupará su lugar en la energética línea de Lexus durante el New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). El RC 350 F SPORT ostenta su actitud aventurera por primera vez desde su debut en Ginebra, haciendo ahora su aparición en la capital de moda y diseño de los Estados Unidos.... more

Toyota le da la Bienvenida a la Primavera Durante el New York International Auto Show  con Nuevos Vehículos y Atractivos Eventos

Toyota le da la Bienvenida a la Primavera Durante el New York International Auto Show con Nuevos Vehículos y Atractivos Eventos

April 16, 2014
NUEVA YORK (16 de abril de 2014) – El New York International Auto Show, que abrirá sus puertas al público el sábado 19 de abril, llega este año con un nuevo repertorio de vehículos de producción y automóviles-concepto especiales para dar la bienvenida a la primavera en el Javits Convention Center. Toyota tiene toda una gama de actividades preparadas que ofrecen algo para todos: imagínate la combinación de un show automovilístico con una cacería de huevos de Pascua.... more

Scion Release Series xB and FR-S Take Manhattan at the New York International Auto Show

Scion Release Series xB and FR-S Take Manhattan at the New York International Auto Show

April 16, 2014
NEW YORK (April 16, 2014) – The city of dreams just got one more reason to let its imagination run wild: the distinctive lineup of Scion vehicles strutting its stuff at the New York International Auto Show. With the official debut of the latest additions to the Scion Release Series, the brand will show off not only its freshest looks, but the advanced technology a new generation of drivers craves.... more

The Lexus RC 350 F SPORT Dazzles its First U.S. Audience at the New York International Auto Show

The Lexus RC 350 F SPORT Dazzles its First U.S. Audience at the New York International Auto Show

April 16, 2014
NEW YORK (April 16, 2014) – Sports car buffs are in for a roaring good time as the all-new Lexus RC 350 F SPORT zooms into Javits Convention Center to take its place among Lexus’ energetic lineup at the New York International Auto Show. The RC 350 F SPORT shows off its adventurous attitude for the first time since its Geneva debut here in America’s hotspot for fashion and design.... more

Toyota Springs into New York International Auto Show with New Vehicles and Engaging Events

Toyota Springs into New York International Auto Show with New Vehicles and Engaging Events

April 16, 2014
NEW YORK (April 16, 2014) – This year’s New York International Auto Show, opening to the public on Saturday, April 19, brings a new crop of production vehicles and special concept cars to usher in Spring at the Javits Convention Center.... more

2014 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) - 2015 Toyota Camry Reveal

2014 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) - 2015 Toyota Camry Reveal

April 16, 2014
TMS Group Vice President and Toyota Division General Manager Bill Fay reveals the 2015 Toyota Camry at the New York International Auto Show, April 16, 2014.... more

More Than Skin Deep: America’s Best-Selling Car Gets Even Better  With a Sweeping Redesign for 2015

More Than Skin Deep: America’s Best-Selling Car Gets Even Better With a Sweeping Redesign for 2015

April 16, 2014
NEW YORK (April 16, 2014) - So what do you do when you have the best-selling car in the industry for 12 straight years? You find ways to make it even better. That’s exactly what Toyota did with the introduction of the new 2015 Camry. After selling almost a million of the industry’s benchmark sedan since the current generation launched in 2011, Toyota stripped it down to its chassis and rebuilt it from the ground up, raising the bar yet again in the ultra-competitive mid-size sedan segment. ... more

Heritage Inspires First Scion FR-S Release Series

Heritage Inspires First Scion FR-S Release Series

April 16, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., (April 16, 2014) – Scion FR-S fans, get ready for a modern take on the sports coupe’s racing roots. Scion revealed its FR-S Release Series 1.0 at the New York International Auto Show today, drawing on track heritage and the expertise of Toyota Racing Development (TRD).... more

Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” Ride and Drives to the Big Apple

Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” Ride and Drives to the Big Apple

April 14, 2014
NEW YORK (April 11, 2014) – New Yorkers: What better way to gear up for Earth Day than by checking out the auto industry’s top green technologies firsthand? Join Toyota at the New York International Auto Show to ride in the Prius Plug-In Hybrid and the Highlander fuel cell hydrogen vehicle (FCHV).  After your ride, visit the Toyota exhibit to see a stunning concept of the fuel cell sedan Toyota will bring to market next year. It’s been heralded as the car of the future since its recent debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show.       ... more

Training Days

Training Days

April 08, 2014
Carmelita Jeter had a fundamental problem: She didn’t know how to drive a stick shift.

That knowledge could come in handy when you’re practicing for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race.... more

Class of 2014 Toyota Mothers of Invention Honored for Transforming Social Solutions at Fifth Annual Women in the World Summit

Class of 2014 Toyota Mothers of Invention Honored for Transforming Social Solutions at Fifth Annual Women in the World Summit

April 05, 2014
NEW YORK (April 5, 2014) – Creativity, courage and determination in fostering social good reigns supreme among those gathered at the fifth annual Women in the World Summit, and the Toyota Mothers of Invention are no exception. This year, the Toyota Mothers of Invention transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of people by collectively making clean water, healthy food and solar-powered light more accessible to those in need. ... more

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