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Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the Nation

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the Nation

June 18, 2019
PLANO, Texas (June 18, 2019) — Toyota Financial Services (TFS) was once again honored to be named one of the most community-minded companies in the nation by Points of Light Foundation. This is the fifth consecutive year that TFS earned a spot on the Civic 50 list. The company continued its longstanding run as a leader in corporate social responsibility by consistently expanding its initiatives to support and empower communities.... more

Toyota Supports Team USA Athletes in North Texas Wheelchair Basketball Games

Toyota Supports Team USA Athletes in North Texas Wheelchair Basketball Games

June 17, 2019
PLANO, Texas (June 17, 2019) – In the first event of its kind to come to the area, thirty-six wheelchair basketball players from Japan, Spain, and the United States will face off at the 2019 Toyota USA Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Showdown from June 20-25. Fans will have the chance to attend two of the games at Prosper High School in Prosper, Texas, on Saturday, June 22, with USA vs. Japan at 10 a.m. CDT, followed by Spain vs. USA at 1 p.m. CDT.... more

Buckling Down on Car Seats for National Safety Month

Buckling Down on Car Seats for National Safety Month

June 14, 2019
PLANO, Texas (June 14, 2019) — What if there was a way to help prevent one of the leading causes of childhood death, but three out of four of us were doing it incorrectly? What if you found out we were talking about something as ordinary as a car seat? What would you do?... more

Mazda Toyota’s Nod to Huntsville’s History

Mazda Toyota’s Nod to Huntsville’s History

June 11, 2019
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (June 11, 2019) – As a tribute to Huntsville’s leadership role with the U.S. space program, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc. (MTM) will name its two assembly lines Apollo and Discovery, respectively.... more

May 2019 Toyota Motor North America Sales Chart

May 2019 Toyota Motor North America Sales Chart

June 03, 2019

Toyota Motor North America Reports May 2019 Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports May 2019 Sales

June 03, 2019
PLANO, Texas (June 3, 2019) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported May 2019 sales of 222,174 vehicles, an increase of 3.2 percent on a volume and daily selling rate (DSR) basis versus May 2018.... more

From All Angles: Holistic Approach Employs Family Literacy to Break Cycle of Poverty in Dallas

From All Angles: Holistic Approach Employs Family Literacy to Break Cycle of Poverty in Dallas

May 23, 2019
DALLAS (May 23, 2019) – For Erica Blanco, taking time out of her busy life for Toyota Family Learning classes is an investment in herself and her four children. The single mom from South Dallas is working to strengthen family bonds by learning how to better communicate and spending more quality time with her kids.... more

Badge of Honor

Badge of Honor

May 21, 2019
Kat Lee was an impressionable 12-year-old when she and her Girl Scout troop took a field trip to Nissan’s Southern California design studio.
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Toyota Inaugural Drive4Five Initiative Provides Grants to Address Community Needs in Michigan

Toyota Inaugural Drive4Five Initiative Provides Grants to Address Community Needs in Michigan

May 21, 2019
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (May 21, 2019) – Toyota is awarding impact grants to five Michigan-based nonprofit organizations through its inaugural Drive4Five campaign, building on the company’s longstanding commitment to serving the communities where its team members live and work. The grant awards will help address critical needs facing residents across the state within the five pillars of Toyota’s community outreach program, including safety, mobility, STEM education and environmental sustainability.... more

Toyota Alabama Names New President

Toyota Alabama Names New President

May 20, 2019
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., (May 20, 2019) Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today announced that David Finch has been promoted to president at its Huntsville engine plant, effective July 1, 2019.     ... more

Toyota's Statement Re: WH Proclamation on 232

Toyota's Statement Re: WH Proclamation on 232

May 17, 2019
Today’s Executive Proclamation is a major set-back for American consumers, workers and the auto industry.... more

Toyota Displays Commitment to Community and Mobility Through Partnership With Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Toyota Displays Commitment to Community and Mobility Through Partnership With Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

May 16, 2019
PLANO, Texas, (May 16, 2019) – Toyota hosted over 100 Girl Scouts at their Plano campus for the second annual Bring Girl Scouts to Work Day. Developed in partnership with Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX), this inspiring day of learning gives Girl Scouts a unique opportunity to experience life as a corporate executive. Girls learned the importance of financial inclusion while being challenged to think creatively and exercise teamwork through curated activities.
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Top Reasons Why Toyota is a Leading Company for Diversity

Top Reasons Why Toyota is a Leading Company for Diversity

May 10, 2019
PLANO, Texas (May 10, 2019) — DiversityInc named Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) one of its Top 50 Companies for Diversity®, ranking 18th on the 2019 survey, up from number 25 last year. The company was also recognized for diverse leadership and its commitment to hiring women of color, LGBT and veteran team members.... more

Babson College and the Toyota Mobility Foundation Team Up to Accelerate the Future of Mobility

Babson College and the Toyota Mobility Foundation Team Up to Accelerate the Future of Mobility

May 09, 2019
Babson Park, Mass. (May 9, 2019) – Babson College, the pioneer and global leader in entrepreneurship education, and the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF), Toyota’s dedicated global foundation to help more people go more places, today announced a two-year partnership aimed at accelerating the development of creative mobility solutions that could be deployed in communities in the United States and beyond.... more

TMC Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2019

TMC Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2019

May 08, 2019
TOYOTA CITY, Japan (May 8, 2019)—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019.
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Toyota AI Ventures Launch New $100M Fund

Toyota AI Ventures Launch New $100M Fund

May 02, 2019
LOS ALTOS, Calif. (May 2, 2019) – Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Toyota AI Ventures (TAIV) today announced Fund II, a new $100 million fund dedicated to investing in early-stage startups developing disruptive technologies and business models in the autonomous mobility and robotics markets. Led by founding Managing Director Jim Adler, who also serves as executive advisor at the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), Toyota AI Ventures was founded in July 2017 as a subsidiary of TRI. In less than two years, Toyota AI Ventures has invested in a diverse portfolio of 19 startups. Fund II brings the firm’s total assets under management to more than $200M to invest in and support promising startups around the world.... more

Toyota Motor North America Reports April 2019 Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports April 2019 Sales

May 01, 2019
PLANO, Texas (May 1, 2019) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported April 2019 sales of 183,866 vehicles, a decrease of 4.4 percent on a volume basis and a decrease of 8.2 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis versus April 2018.... more

April 2019 TMNA Sales Chart

April 2019 TMNA Sales Chart

May 01, 2019

Don’t Recline Behind the Wheel: High School Student from St. Petersburg, Fla. Wins National PSA Video Challenge

Don’t Recline Behind the Wheel: High School Student from St. Petersburg, Fla. Wins National PSA Video Challenge

April 29, 2019
SILVER SPRING, Md. (Monday, April 29, 2019) – To encourage positive driving habits for young drivers, Shorecrest Preparatory School junior, Caleb Kravitz developed a creative PSA to inspire his peers to practice safe driving skills. His video, titled "Don’t Recline Behind the Wheel," is the winner of the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, a national peer-to-peer driver safety public service announcement competition. More than a thousand videos were submitted in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge by teens educating students on the risky behavior of distracted driving.... more

2018 Camry and Sienna Get Spring Makeover Thanks to CarPlay and Amazon Alexa Retrofit

2018 Camry and Sienna Get Spring Makeover Thanks to CarPlay and Amazon Alexa Retrofit

April 26, 2019
PLANO, Texas (April 26, 2019) - Toyota is committed to advancing the overall technology capabilities of its vehicles.  When it comes to multimedia, we continuously seek to improve the experience and provide consumers access to the technology services they desire, always with an eye toward safety. Early last year, starting with the 2019 Toyota Avalon, we announced Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa® would be accessible on many of our 2019 and most of our 2020 models.... more

Carma Project and Toyota Unveil Spanish-Language Version of Peer-to-Peer Takata Airbag Recall Platform

Carma Project and Toyota Unveil Spanish-Language Version of Peer-to-Peer Takata Airbag Recall Platform

April 25, 2019
COSTA MESA, Calif. (April 25, 2019) – Addressing the community of Spanish-speaking car owners and drivers, the peer-to-peer safety platform Carma Project—in collaboration with Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) —has established a Spanish-language version of its site, the first-ever community-driven and incentive-based program designed exclusively for accelerating consumer response to the Takata airbag recall.... more

Mazda Toyota Plant Reaches New Heights

Mazda Toyota Plant Reaches New Heights

April 23, 2019
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (April 23, 2019) With the first steel column now in place, construction is well underway for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. (MTMUS). Team members celebrated the milestone with a small gathering at the plant site.... more

The Future of Zero-Emission Trucking Takes Another Leap Forward

The Future of Zero-Emission Trucking Takes Another Leap Forward

April 22, 2019
LOS ANGELES (April 22, 2019) – Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) today took the next great leap towards the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the first of Toyota and Kenworth’s jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks (FCET). The unveiling was before a crowd of media, government officials and industry and community leaders during a special event held at the Port of Los Angeles.... more

Improving Sustainability, One Building at a Time

Improving Sustainability, One Building at a Time

April 22, 2019
PLANO, Texas (April 22, 2019) – As Toyota’s footprint continues to grow in North America, so does their dedication to the environment and society through Toyota’s Environmental Challenge 2050. Announced in 2017, the ambitious program emboldens the global mobility leader to go beyond zero environmental impact and achieve a net positive impact. Part of that challenge; ensuring new Toyota facilities are constructed and operated sustainably. That commitment has resulted in Toyota’s two newest U.S. facilities being certified LEED Platinum, the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) highest rating.... more

Toyota, DENSO and SoftBank Vision Fund to Invest $1 Billion in Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group

Toyota, DENSO and SoftBank Vision Fund to Invest $1 Billion in Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group

April 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO (April 18, 2019) Toyota Motor Corp. (Toyota), DENSO Corporation (DENSO) and the SoftBank Vision Fund (SVF) announced today that they will invest $1 billion in Uber Technologies Inc.’s Advanced Technologies Group (Uber ATG). The investment, in a newly formed ATG corporate entity, aims to accelerate the development and commercialization of automated ridesharing services.... more

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