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Toyota Unveils 2019 4Runner Nightshade, Tacoma and Tundra SX Packages at State Fair of Texas

Toyota Unveils 2019 4Runner Nightshade, Tacoma and Tundra SX Packages at State Fair of Texas

September 27, 2018
DALLAS (Sept. 27, 2018) Making its presence felt in its new home state, Toyota announced exciting news today at the State Fair of Texas media day with the addition of three new options for 2019: 4Runner Nightshade Special Edition, Tacoma SX Package and Tundra SX Package. Each new offering provides a heavy dose of style that aims to be light on the wallet.... more

Hands-On Approach Brings Thousands Outdoors to Restore, Refurbish, Rehabilitate

Hands-On Approach Brings Thousands Outdoors to Restore, Refurbish, Rehabilitate

September 20, 2018
PLANO, Texas (September 20, 2018) – With a focus on projects in nine states 20 years ago, volunteers set out to unify their work to restore public lands, parks, forests and beaches under the newly organized National Public Lands Day (NPLD). That year, more than 1,500 Toyota team members, families and friends worked together to clean the waters of the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. and plant greenery at the National Wildlife Refuge in Seal Beach, California.... more

Student-led Mobility Initiative Tackles Food Deserts in Southern Dallas

Student-led Mobility Initiative Tackles Food Deserts in Southern Dallas

September 12, 2018
DALLAS (September 12, 2018) – In some places in southern Dallas, it’s still difficult to come by a grocery store with fresh fruits and vegetables. While there has been progress, food insecurity in the area is well above the national average.  It’s an issue that students from UNT Dallas, in collaboration with Toyota, aim to tackle.... more

Dallas ISD, Toyota and SMU Collaborate to Support Future STEM-Focused School in West Dallas

Dallas ISD, Toyota and SMU Collaborate to Support Future STEM-Focused School in West Dallas

September 07, 2018
DALLAS (Sept.7, 2018) – Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD), Toyota USA Foundation and SMU have joined together to collaborate on the creation of a new and innovative STEM-focused school in west Dallas.... more

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by California and Oregon Wildfires

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by California and Oregon Wildfires

August 03, 2018
Plano, Texas, August 3, 2018 – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by wildfires in California and southern Oregon. This broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus Financial Services (LFS) customer in the designated disaster areas. ... more

Toyota Engineers Use Legendary Road Rally to Demonstrate Vehicle Performance

Toyota Engineers Use Legendary Road Rally to Demonstrate Vehicle Performance

May 04, 2018
PLANO, Texas (May 4, 2018)— Although it’s been the best-selling car in the U.S. for 16 consecutive years, the Camry has long been criticized as a plain vanilla, grocery-getter. The 2018 model year has done much to dispel those misconceptions on design alone.  However, three teams of engineers from Toyota’s manufacturing plants in Indiana, and West Virginia and its Production Engineering & Manufacturing Center (PEMC) in Georgetown, Kentucky, plan to alter those impressions even further by putting three trim levels of the re-designed Camry (XSE, SE and hybrid) through their paces in the 2018 Tire Rack One Lap of America May 5 - 12. The teams will also campaign a 2017 Prius, the number one selling hybrid vehicle in America, which suffers similar criticism as just an eco-friendly, commuter car. ... more

Toyota is leading the way in automotive retail certifications

Toyota is leading the way in automotive retail certifications

April 30, 2018
PLANO, Texas (April 30 , 2018) – Toyota is proud to join the ranks of the top 10 companies with the most Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified retail locations1. While the list includes retailers from various industries, Toyota is the only automotive brand to be included in the top ranks2.... more

Mobilizing for Seniors: Toyota Begins Program with Two North Texas-Based Meals on Wheels to Help Serve More in Need

Mobilizing for Seniors: Toyota Begins Program with Two North Texas-Based Meals on Wheels to Help Serve More in Need

February 23, 2018
PLANO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) – In the United States, every day more than 10,000 adults turn 65, and one in six struggles with hunger. In the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro area, which has the 10th largest senior population in the U.S., 9% of seniors live below the poverty line and nearly 25,000 households headed by seniors have limited mobility. It’s an issue that Toyota, Collin County Meals on Wheels and VNA Texas – Meals on Wheels, are tackling head on.... more

Toyota Celebrates 60 Years in the U.S.

Toyota Celebrates 60 Years in the U.S.

October 31, 2017
PLANO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2017) — When Toyota launched its North American headquarters in a Hollywood, Calif., dealership on October 31, 1957, it was, no doubt, a frightening affair.
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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 Creates “Connected Technologies” to Advance In-Car User Experience

Toyota Creates “Connected Technologies” to Advance In-Car User Experience

August 28, 2017
PLANO, Texas (August 28, 2017) Toyota Motor North America today announced the decision to form a new group focused on delivering industry-leading user experiences and new technologies for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Leveraging the company’s new “One Toyota” structure, the newly formed “Connected Technologies” group will have approximately 100 positions and will include members from Toyota’s existing teams working on connected vehicles, information systems, and research and development. Combining Toyota’s various strategy, planning, development, engineering and operations for connected service and hardware systems, will help advance and personalize the in-car technology experience for customers. The transition to the new group will start immediately.... more

Toyota Power of Exchange: Building Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

Toyota Power of Exchange: Building Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

July 28, 2017
Dallas, Texas, (Jul. 20, 2017) – More than 600 attendees at the 2017 Toyota Power of Exchange, held Thursday, July 20 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, had one collective goal in mind: building opportunities.... more

Toyota Drives Students Forward with STEM-Related Scholarships

Toyota Drives Students Forward with STEM-Related Scholarships

July 11, 2017
For 17-year-old David Thang, growing up an illiterate boy in a small town in Myanmar could have thwarted his dream of becoming a doctor. He had thought escaping a country ruled by the Burmese military – often accused of ruthless and inhumane military tactics – was the hardest obstacle he’d have to overcome.... more

Toyota Impact Grant Provides Mobility for Homeless Women and Children in Collin County

Toyota Impact Grant Provides Mobility for Homeless Women and Children in Collin County

July 06, 2017
PLANO, Texas – July 6, 2017 – Toyota, in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, along with its formal grand opening today, announced the winner of its $1 million Impact Grant. In Collin County, there are approximately 3,000 women, many with young children, who are homeless. This is in stark contrast to an area where many large companies are locating and thousands of new homes are being built. The grant is intended to implement a program aimed at creating self-sustaining independence for these homeless women and their children. The grant-winners are a part of the newly formed Collin County Mobility Collaborative.
The winners group currently includes Agape Resource and Assistance Center, Family Promise of Collin County, Hope’s Door New Beginning Center, and Shiloh Place of McKinney.... more

Statement from the White House July 2017

Statement from the White House July 2017

July 06, 2017
Statement from the White House July, 2017.... more

Toyota Opens Billion-Dollar, State-of-the-Art North American Headquarters in Texas

Toyota Opens Billion-Dollar, State-of-the-Art North American Headquarters in Texas

July 06, 2017
PLANO, Texas (July 6, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA) is celebrating the official opening of its new North American headquarters today in Plano, Texas with a gala event to be attended by hundreds of dignitaries, partners and community leaders who will get the first glimpse of Toyota’s new corporate campus that reaffirms the company’s longstanding commitment to the United States.

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Toyota USA Foundation Expands Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing with $2.35 Million Award

Toyota USA Foundation Expands Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing with $2.35 Million Award

May 16, 2017
Plano, Texas and Florence, Ky. (May 16, 2017) – Continuing its commitment to preparing teachers and students for the next-generation of jobs, Toyota USA Foundation awarded two grants totaling $2.35 million to Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE).... more

Lexus Drives away with Performance Coupe Award from the Texas Auto Writers Association

Lexus Drives away with Performance Coupe Award from the Texas Auto Writers Association

May 12, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas (May 9, 2017) — The all-new 2018 LC 500h has been named the “Performance Coupe of Texas” by journalists of the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) at the 2017 Auto Roundup. The event was held May 6-8 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.... more

Toyota Partners with Dallas-based ‘On the Road Lending’  to Extend Mobility to Underserved Communities

Toyota Partners with Dallas-based ‘On the Road Lending’ to Extend Mobility to Underserved Communities

May 10, 2017
PLANO, Texas, May. 10, 2017 —  In an effort to extend mobility to underserved populations, Toyota is pleased to announce a partnership with Dallas-based On the Road Lending, an organization that provides vehicle selection assistance, low-interest auto loans and long-term financial mentoring to low-income individuals. ... more

Toyota Partners with Tarrant County College to Launch Industry-Leading T-TEN Training Program

Toyota Partners with Tarrant County College to Launch Industry-Leading T-TEN Training Program

May 08, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas (May, 8, 2017) – With total new vehicle sales in the U.S. topping $995 billion, dealerships with more than 300 million repair orders, and with service and parts sales of nearly $110 billion, the demand for talented and qualified automotive technicians continues to increase. To address this growing need, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Gulf States Toyota (GST) announced today at an event that they are partnering with Tarrant County College (TCC) to bring state-of-the-art automotive training through the Toyota Technician Training and Education Network (T-TEN) to Fort Worth. The program will start with a cohort of 22 students and is scheduled to start in the fall of 2018.... more

Toyota Connected To Double Headcount, Expanding in Plano

Toyota Connected To Double Headcount, Expanding in Plano

April 28, 2017
PLANO, Texas (April 28, 2017) – Just a year after its launch, Toyota Connected is planning to double its headcount and expand its office space at the Legacy West Urban Village, adjacent to Toyota Motor North America’s new headquarters.... more

Children’s Health and Toyota Bring Car Seat Safety to the Streets of North Texas

Children’s Health and Toyota Bring Car Seat Safety to the Streets of North Texas

March 23, 2017
Plano, Texas (March 23, 2017) – In Texas, one motor vehicle crash occurred every 61 seconds in 2015.1 However, a properly installed car seat can help dramatically reduce injury and prevent death in the case of a crash. That’s why Toyota and Cincinnati Children’s are working with Children’s HealthSM, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, to bring the national safety program Buckle Up for Life to families in North Texas.  
 
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Toyota Creates $1M Grant to Tackle Mobility Challenges in North Texas

Toyota Creates $1M Grant to Tackle Mobility Challenges in North Texas

January 24, 2017
Plano, Texas, January 24, 2017 — To help address mobility challenges in North Texas, Toyota announced a $1 million impact grant in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, available for local non-profits, academic institutions and social entrepreneurs.  The grant, a joint program between Toyota Motor North America and Toyota Financial Services, requires collaboration among up to five organizations.... more

A Campus Grows in Plano: CEO Jim Lentz Gives Sneak Peek at the New Toyota

A Campus Grows in Plano: CEO Jim Lentz Gives Sneak Peek at the New Toyota

October 13, 2016
PLANO, TEXAS, Oct. 13, 2016 – More than 1,200 tons of Texas limestone. Twelve acres of glass. Seventeen thousand tons of reinforcing steel. And thousands of construction workers on site daily. For the new Toyota, there’s no place like home.... more

2016 Toyota Texas HQ - A Campus Grows in Plano (Infographic)

2016 Toyota Texas HQ - A Campus Grows in Plano (Infographic)

October 13, 2016

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