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Scrap That’s Not Crap

Scrap That’s Not Crap

December 15, 2015
Toyota has bumped up efforts to reduce waste by recycling old vehicle bumper covers and other scrap parts.... more

Toyota Tops the IIHS 2016 ‘Top Safety Pick+’ Awards

Toyota Tops the IIHS 2016 ‘Top Safety Pick+’ Awards

December 11, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2015) — Toyota once again led the industry on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) annual list of safety awards. Nine Toyota, Lexus and Scion models received the IIHS’ highest award for 2016, the TOP SAFETY PICK+, the most of any manufacturer.  ... more

Toyota to Announce New Details of Artificial Intelligence Research at Consumer Electronics Show

Toyota to Announce New Details of Artificial Intelligence Research at Consumer Electronics Show

December 09, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 9, 2015) – Toyota will announce new details on its plans for research leveraging artificial intelligence at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.... more

Toyota Steps Up Reducing its Carbon Footprint

Toyota Steps Up Reducing its Carbon Footprint

December 08, 2015
Forty-three thousand energetic Toyota team members prove their efficiency efforts are no carbon copy.
 
With a renewed focus on energy efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction projects, Toyota has achieved a feat no other automaker can claim: 11 consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards, courtesy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.... more

Environment: Watch It Like a Hawk

Environment: Watch It Like a Hawk

December 03, 2015
Toyota team members are creatures of habitat.
 
And a few who test vehicles for performance and reliability have become a part-time pit crew for red-tailed hawks at Toyota Arizona Proving Ground (TAPG) in Phoenix.... more

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan Production Information

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan Production Information

December 02, 2015

From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota’s Environmental 'To Do' List

From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota’s Environmental 'To Do' List

December 01, 2015
Launch the only zero emission vehicle with more than 300 miles of driving range – check. 

Manufacture vehicles using renewable energy from landfill gas – check.

Save more than 54 million gallons of water by reducing, reusing and recycling – check. 

Certify more than 1,000 acres of land in North America to Wildlife Habitat Council’s Wildlife at Work program – check.  

Reuse hybrid batteries to create stationary energy systems – check. 


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November 2015 Sales Chart

November 2015 Sales Chart

December 01, 2015

Toyota Posts 12.4 Percent Increase in November 2015

Toyota Posts 12.4 Percent Increase in November 2015

December 01, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported November 2015 sales up 12.4 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis, with sales of 189,517 units. On a raw volume basis, with two less selling days in November 2015 than in November 2014, sales were up 3.4 percent.... more

Toyota Signs on as IPC Worldwide Paralympic Partner

Toyota Signs on as IPC Worldwide Paralympic Partner

November 26, 2015
Today in Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that it has signed an official sponsorship agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to serve as a Worldwide Paralympic Partner Sponsor through 2024, a period which includes the Tokyo Paralympic Games.... more

Toyota Family Learning Programs Lead Communities in National Family Literacy Month® celebrations

Toyota Family Learning Programs Lead Communities in National Family Literacy Month® celebrations

November 24, 2015
The research is clear – a strong support system helps children excel in the classroom and beyond.

This month the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and 10 Toyota Family Learning programs are celebrating National Family Literacy Month® by focusing on the immense influence families have on a child’s education, future success and well-being.... more

Making Your New Toyota Run Cleaner Before You Even Start It

Making Your New Toyota Run Cleaner Before You Even Start It

November 23, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Toyota Transport, the automaker’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, now has its first car hauler that runs on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Long Beach, CA based truck/trailer does what any other car hauler can do, except it does it while emitting 85 percent less overall particulate matter and 10 percent less carbon dioxide. The CNG truck was commissioned by Toyota and designed and built in a joint collaboration with Peterbilt and Cottrell, Inc., the truck and trailer manufacturers.... more

Tundra Driver Erik Jones Wins Truck Series Championship

Tundra Driver Erik Jones Wins Truck Series Championship

November 23, 2015
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Tundra driver Erik Jones captured the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver’s championship when he finished sixth in Friday night’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.   
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Kyle Busch Secures Toyota's First NSCS Championship

Kyle Busch Secures Toyota's First NSCS Championship

November 23, 2015
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Camry driver Kyle Busch captured the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver’s championship – the first for Toyota since entering the series in 2007 – when he finished first in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.   
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Toyota Mobility Foundation and Chulalongkorn University Celebrate Innovative Project to Alleviate Traffic in Bangkok

Toyota Mobility Foundation and Chulalongkorn University Celebrate Innovative Project to Alleviate Traffic in Bangkok

November 23, 2015
Bangkok, Thailand, November 23, 2015?Today, the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) joined with Chulalongkorn University (Chula) to celebrate an ongoing project to combat Bangkok's traffic congestion. The project is targeting the Sathorn District, one of Bangkok's busiest and best-known thoroughfares?using park-and-ride lots, shuttle buses, and advanced traffic-control systems to move people more quickly and easily to their destinations.... more

Toyota Crowned Champion of Diversity and Equality

Toyota Crowned Champion of Diversity and Equality

November 20, 2015
Once again, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. has been recognized for leading the charge for equality, diversity and economic empowerment.... more

Toyota Is Tops for Hispanic Consumers

Toyota Is Tops for Hispanic Consumers

November 20, 2015
Los Angeles (Nov. 20, 2015) – Highlighting a commitment to innovation, superior design and appeal to Hispanic families, the Hispanic Motor Press Awards® has named the 2016 Toyota Mirai and 2016 Toyota Tacoma among its Best Cars of 2016. The Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle was honored with the Innovation Award, while the Tacoma mid-size pickup was selected best Pickup L-Duty truck.... more

If You’re Interested In Workplace Equality, You Might Want To Work For Toyota

If You’re Interested In Workplace Equality, You Might Want To Work For Toyota

November 19, 2015
PLANO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2015) – What’s not to love about respecting people for the job they do and creating an environment that’s always improving?

According to the Human Rights Campaign, Toyota is all over it.... more

He’s Weird, Right?

He’s Weird, Right?

November 19, 2015
New Scion boss Andrew Gilleland might be the perfect person to take over Toyota’s youth brand.... more

Toyota Spokesman Sees Challenges Ahead for Internet of Cars

Toyota Spokesman Sees Challenges Ahead for Internet of Cars

November 18, 2015
Washington, DC, Nov. 18, 2015 – As we move closer to the day when automated driving, vehicle to vehicle communication and artificial intelligence are a reality, automakers must continue to address concerns about privacy and cybersecurity threats, said a Toyota spokesman.... more

2015 Los Angeles Auto Show - Scion C-HR Concept Vehicle Reveal - Andrew Gilleland

2015 Los Angeles Auto Show - Scion C-HR Concept Vehicle Reveal - Andrew Gilleland

November 18, 2015
Andrew Gilleland, Vice President, Scion, reveals the Scion C-HR Concept vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. ... more

2015 NADA/J.D. Power AutoConference Los Angeles - Bill Fay

2015 NADA/J.D. Power AutoConference Los Angeles - Bill Fay

November 17, 2015
Bill Fay, Group Vice President, Toyota Motor Sales and General Manager, Toyota Division speaks at the 2015 NADA/J.D. Power AutoConference Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. ... more

Innovators Compete to Help Toyota Develop Ideas for i-Road…and Our Roads

Innovators Compete to Help Toyota Develop Ideas for i-Road…and Our Roads

November 16, 2015
San Francisco, Nov. 16, 2015 -- How could Toyota i-Road help change life in the Bay Area?

That’s the question Silicon Valley innovators and entrepreneurs answered at Toyota Onramp 2015, a one-day conference designed for a select group of innovators, investors and car enthusiasts in Silicon Valley to engage with Toyota and explore the future of driving innovation and sustainable mobility together.... more

Toyota Turns Compost Into Cars

Toyota Turns Compost Into Cars

November 16, 2015
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2015) – Toyota is working to help everyone breathe a little easier.
 
The company recently announced its intent to virtually eliminate CO2 emissions from its factories and vehicles, and it’s about to flip the switch on a very tangible example of this effort. Toyota’s Georgetown, Ky., manufacturing plant will begin generating electricity from methane, a byproduct of trash decomposition at the nearby Central Kentucky Landfill on Nov. 23, 2015. ... more

Toyota Tackles the Last Frontier with Ever-Better Expedition

Toyota Tackles the Last Frontier with Ever-Better Expedition

November 16, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2015 – Longer nights, colder temperatures and icier terrain won’t deter the Toyota team as they take on winter weather with the Ever-Better Expedition winter leg. A group of 28 international Toyota team members will depart from Anchorage on Nov. 18 on a 4,488-mile journey through Alaska and Canada to conclude the 110-day North American leg of the company’s global initiative. Nearly 50 team members will participate during the month on the road.... more

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