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espnW and Toyota Recognize 5th Class of ‘Everyday Heroes’ at 2017 The espnW: Women + Sports Summit

espnW and Toyota Recognize 5th Class of ‘Everyday Heroes’ at 2017 The espnW: Women + Sports Summit

October 04, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif (October 4, 2017) Last night at the eighth annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit presented by Toyota, espnW and Toyota announced the fifth class of Toyota “Everyday Heroes,” an award that celebrates individuals making a difference for women and girls in their local communities through sports. Grants in the amount of $10,000 are provided to the organizations honored.
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Lexus Recalls Certain Model Year 2010 HS 250h Vehicles

Lexus Recalls Certain Model Year 2010 HS 250h Vehicles

October 04, 2017
PLANO, Texas, October 4, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of certain Model Year 2010 Lexus HS 250h vehicles in the U.S.  Approximately 18,000 vehicles are involved.... more

September 2017 and Third Quarter Sales Conference Call Notes

September 2017 and Third Quarter Sales Conference Call Notes

October 03, 2017
David Christ, Vice President, Sales Operations, Toyota Division and Andrew Gilleland, Vice President, Sales Operations, Lexus Division review Toyota and Lexus sales results for September, and the first nine months of 2017.... more

Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. Sales for September, First Nine Months of 2017

Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. Sales for September, First Nine Months of 2017

October 03, 2017
PLANO, Texas (October 3, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Inc., today reported September 2017 sales of 226,632 units. With one more selling day in September 2017 compared to September 2016, sales were up 14.9 percent on a volume basis, and up 10.5 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

September 2017 Sales Chart

September 2017 Sales Chart

October 03, 2017
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Mazda, Denso, and Toyota Sign Joint Technology Development Contract for Electric Vehicles

Mazda, Denso, and Toyota Sign Joint Technology Development Contract for Electric Vehicles

September 28, 2017
TOYOTA CITY, Japan, September 28, 2017—Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda), Denso Corporation (Denso), and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) signed a contract today to jointly develop basic structural technologies for electric vehicles. Furthermore, the three companies have also decided to establish a new company consisting of selected engineers from the three companies to ensure the efficient implementation of the joint technological development projects.
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Toyota Research Institute Releases Video Showing First Demonstration of Guardian and Chauffeur Autonomous Vehicle Platform

Toyota Research Institute Releases Video Showing First Demonstration of Guardian and Chauffeur Autonomous Vehicle Platform

September 27, 2017
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 27, 2017 – Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has released a video showing the first demonstration of its Guardian and Chauffeur autonomous vehicle platform. ... more

Toyota and California State University, Dominguez Hills Dedicate Mobile Fabrication Laboratories to bring STEM Learning to Schools in the Los Angeles Region

Toyota and California State University, Dominguez Hills Dedicate Mobile Fabrication Laboratories to bring STEM Learning to Schools in the Los Angeles Region

September 27, 2017
CARSON, Calif., Sept. 27, 2017Four new mobile fabrication laboratories (fab labs) to help students build science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills made their debut in Los Angeles County. California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) together with Toyota and the W.M. Keck Foundation came together to create the fab labs, which will become part of a global network of nearly 900 mobile labs that share common equipment and software. The unveiling and demonstration took place Wednesday, September 27 at 10 a.m. at CSUDH.
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Toyota Research Institute Demonstrates Progress in Advanced Technology Research

Toyota Research Institute Demonstrates Progress in Advanced Technology Research

September 27, 2017
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 27, 2017 – Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is demonstrating its progress in the development of automated driving technology and other project work to the investor community this week.... more

It's Electric: Toyota to Bring First Hybrid Powertrain Production to U.S.

It's Electric: Toyota to Bring First Hybrid Powertrain Production to U.S.

September 26, 2017
PLANO, Texas (September 26, 2017) – Toyota just upped the stakes to remain the top manufacturer of hybrid vehicles worldwide with a $373.8 million investment in five U.S. manufacturing plants that will support production of its first American-made hybrid powertrain and to implement Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA) at its Alabama plant.  Each of the projects is scheduled to begin this year and all should be operational by 2020.... more

Dust Off Your Gloves – It’s National Public Lands Day

Dust Off Your Gloves – It’s National Public Lands Day

September 25, 2017
Nationwide – Sept. 25, 2017 – From national parks to urban trails, to local playgrounds and wildlife refuges, hundreds of thousands of volunteers will descend on public lands across the nation on Saturday, September 30 to participate in National Public Lands Day (NPLD) – the country’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Volunteer sites and information about the day can be found at NEEFusa.org/NPLD.... more

Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation’s National Music Education Program Culminates with Grant Presentation featuring a Performance by Imagine Dragons

Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation’s National Music Education Program Culminates with Grant Presentation featuring a Performance by Imagine Dragons

September 22, 2017
LAS VEGAS (September 22, 2017) ­ – Toyota, VH1 Save The Music Foundation and Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival, joined by GRAMMY Award-winning rock band and Las Vegas natives Imagine Dragons, presented three Las Vegas area schools with a $40,000 music education grant that will provide music instruments to enhance each school’s music programs and expand student participation.... more

Toyota Takes the LEED in Texas

Toyota Takes the LEED in Texas

September 22, 2017
Plano, Texas (Sept. 22, 2017) – Everything is bigger in Texas. Everything, that is, except Toyota’s environmental footprint. ... more

Toyota Indiana Celebrates 5 Million Success Stories

Toyota Indiana Celebrates 5 Million Success Stories

September 21, 2017
PRINCETON, Ind., Sept. 20, 2017 – When long-time team members Sandra and Andres Chaparro saw the first vehicle roll off the line in 1998, they felt a sense of pride and accomplishment knowing they’d had a hand building it. Little did they know; their hands would be busy building 4,999,999 more vehicles over the next 20 years.
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A great read: Toyota Teacher of Year volunteers countless hours with vulnerable families through unique literacy programs

A great read: Toyota Teacher of Year volunteers countless hours with vulnerable families through unique literacy programs

September 18, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 18, 2017) — Mary Andrews isn’t sitting still in retirement. On the contrary, she’s building on her 40-year teaching career by expanding family literacy programs throughout the Chapel Hill, North Carolina, community to serve more vulnerable parents and children. Today, Toyota and the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) surprised Andrews during a reading event with local families with the news that she is the 2017 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year.... more

Shell in collaboration with Honda and Toyota to Bring Seven New Hydrogen Refueling Stations to California

Shell in collaboration with Honda and Toyota to Bring Seven New Hydrogen Refueling Stations to California

September 13, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Sept. 13, 2017 -- On August 9, the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) awarded a grant of $16,362,500 to Equilon Enterprises LLC a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company (collectively, “Shell”) for the introduction of seven hydrogen refueling stations in Northern California.... more

Toyota Recognized as a Top 10 Company Changing the World by Fortune Magazine

Toyota Recognized as a Top 10 Company Changing the World by Fortune Magazine

September 07, 2017
PLANO, Texas (September 7, 2017) – For the second time in three years, Toyota has been named to Fortune magazine’s Change the World List. Ranking Toyota at #8 of the top 50 companies, Fortune recognized Toyota for its hydrogen strategy to reduce carbon emissions and the mass market introduction of the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai.
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Toyota Marks 25 Years of Knowledge Sharing with North American Small Business and Non-Profits by Engaging New Sectors

Toyota Marks 25 Years of Knowledge Sharing with North American Small Business and Non-Profits by Engaging New Sectors

September 06, 2017
PLANO, Texas – Sept. 6, 2017 –  Ace Metal Crafts in Bensenville, Illinois, needed to find a way to reduce its production lead time.  Harbor-UCLA Medical Center’s eye clinic wanted to serve more patients. SBP sought to reduce the amount of time it takes to rebuild homes after natural disasters. These are some of the more than 300 organizations throughout North America that have collaborated with Toyota to find better ways of doing their day-to-day work.... more

Children’s Health Joins Forces with Toyota to Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care

Children’s Health Joins Forces with Toyota to Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care

September 06, 2017
DALLAS (Sept. 6, 2017) – Through a collaboration with Toyota, Children’s HealthSM, the leading pediatric health system in North Texas, announced today it has successfully reduced rates of central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) by 75 percent with patients in the gastroenterology unit.... more

Buckle Up for Life and The Bump Team Up to Give the Gift of Safety to Help Protect Babies on Board

Buckle Up for Life and The Bump Team Up to Give the Gift of Safety to Help Protect Babies on Board

September 05, 2017
NEW YORK, September 5, 2017 – This month, in honor of National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 17-23, 2017), The Bump, the definitive voice for millennial parents, and Buckle Up for Life, the national car seat safety program from Cincinnati Children’s and Toyota, are teaming up to help keep the littlest passengers safe on the road. For each baby registry created on The Bump website or on its 5-star rated mobile app in September, Buckle Up for Life will provide a new car seat to a family in need as well as educate recipients on the correct way to install it.[1]
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August 2017 Sales Chart

August 2017 Sales Chart

September 01, 2017
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Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. Sales for August 2017

Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. Sales for August 2017

September 01, 2017
PLANO, Texas (September 1, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Inc., today reported August 2017 sales of 227,625 units. With one more selling day in August 2017 compared to August 2016, sales were up 6.8 percent on volume and up 2.8 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.... more

National STEM Competition Scholarships and Prizes Await –  Who Will Be the Next Winning School Team?

National STEM Competition Scholarships and Prizes Await – Who Will Be the Next Winning School Team?

August 30, 2017
PLANO, Texas, August 24, 2017 – Students across the nation can earn more than good grades by participating in the Lexus Eco Challenge competition. They can help clean the air, land and water in their neighborhoods while being rewarded in the process. With a passion for engineering, math, science and technology, middle and high school students can vie for a chance to win part of $500,000 in prizes and scholarships.... more

UPDATED: Toyota Provides $3 million in Relief for Hurricane Harvey

UPDATED: Toyota Provides $3 million in Relief for Hurricane Harvey

August 30, 2017
PLANO, Texas (August 30, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is partnering with Toyota Financial Services (TFS), The Friedkin Group, Gulf States Toyota (GST) and Toyota and Lexus dealers nationwide, to provide a combined relief effort of over $3 million to serve the people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The group’s relief efforts include funds to organizations such as the St. Bernard Project and American Red Cross, matching contributions, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and the donation of pre-owned vehicles... more

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey

August 28, 2017
PLANO, Texas, August 28, 2017 – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by Hurricane Harvey. This broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus Financial Services (LFS) customer in the designated disaster areas. ... more

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