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Toyota Shows the Future of Driver-Vehicle Interaction at the Consumer Electronics Show

Toyota Shows the Future of Driver-Vehicle Interaction at the Consumer Electronics Show

January 05, 2017
Las Vegas, Jan. 5, 2017 – A cloud-connected telematics system that brings the internet into your car. Smartphone integration that makes it easy for developers to create apps for your vehicle. And an artificial intelligence-powered concept vehicle that grows with you to build an immersive, friendly relationship. Connected, intelligent technologies are radically re-shaping the way we interact with our cars, and Toyota’s brought them to the floor of the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.... more

2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES2017) Press Conference - Bob Carter

2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES2017) Press Conference - Bob Carter

January 04, 2017
Senior Vice President, Automotive Operations, Bob Carter speaks during a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, Jan. 4, 2017.... more

2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES2017) Press Conference - Dr. Gill Pratt

2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES2017) Press Conference - Dr. Gill Pratt

January 04, 2017
Toyota Research Institute CEO Dr. Gill Pratt speaks during a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, Jan. 4, 2017.... more

Toyota Concept-i Makes the Future of Mobility Human

Toyota Concept-i Makes the Future of Mobility Human

January 04, 2017
Las Vegas, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Imagine if the vehicles of the future were friendly, and focused on you. That’s the vision behind Toyota’s Concept-i. Announced today at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the groundbreaking concept vehicle demonstrates Toyota’s view that vehicles of the future should start with the people who use them.  ... more

December 2016 Sales Conference Notes

December 2016 Sales Conference Notes

January 04, 2017
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus Division Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken discuss December 2016 and Year-end sales on January 4, 2017.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Reports December 2016 and Year-End Sales

Toyota Motor Sales Reports December 2016 and Year-End Sales

January 04, 2017
TORRANCE, Calif. (January 4, 2017) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported December 2016 sales of 243,229 vehicles, an increase of 2.0 percent from December 2015 on a volume basis. With one less selling day in December 2016 compared to December 2015, sales were up 5.8 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.... more

December 2016 Sales Chart

December 2016 Sales Chart

January 04, 2017

Ford and Toyota Establish SmartDeviceLink Consortium to Accelerate Industry-Driven Standard for In-Vehicle Apps

Ford and Toyota Establish SmartDeviceLink Consortium to Accelerate Industry-Driven Standard for In-Vehicle Apps

January 04, 2017
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Ford Motor Company and Toyota Motor Company are forming SmartDeviceLink Consortium, a nonprofit organization working to manage an open source software platform with the goal of giving consumers more choice in how they connect and control their smartphone apps on the road.
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Toyota Announces the Accident Reduction Effects of Intelligent Clearance Sonar, a Safety Support Technology for Parking

Toyota Announces the Accident Reduction Effects of Intelligent Clearance Sonar, a Safety Support Technology for Parking

December 26, 2016
Toyota City, Japan, December 26, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation conducted a survey of accidents occurring in parking lots involving three models (the Alphard, the Vellfire, and the Prius) which have been equipped with the Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) system. The survey was conducted during the 18-month period from January 2015 to June 2016 on the ICS?a system which helps to prevent or mitigate collision damage in parking spaces. According to the survey of data concerning approximately 2,500 accidents from insurance companies that cover the policies for about 60,000 of these above mentioned vehicles, pedal misapplication accidents fell by approximately 70%, and accidents related to reversing have been reduced by approximately 40%.... more

Toyota Announces Executive Changes in North America

Toyota Announces Executive Changes in North America

December 22, 2016
PLANO, Texas, December 22, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA), announced executive changes across its operations, effective as of January 3, 2017.... more

A Serving of Manufacturing Know-How Helps Those in Need

A Serving of Manufacturing Know-How Helps Those in Need

December 21, 2016
Buffalo, W.Va. (Dec. 21, 2016) – Feed more people in need more efficiently.
 
That was the goal for team members from Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia (TMMWV), who recently shared manufacturing and process best practices with the Facing Hunger Food Bank in Huntington, W.Va. And thanks to the collaborative effort, the food bank is now set to operate more efficiently.
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Toyota Recalls Certain Model 86 Vehicles

Toyota Recalls Certain Model 86 Vehicles

December 19, 2016
PLANO, Texas, December 19, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of certain Model Year 2017 Toyota 86 vehicles in the U.S.  Ninety-four vehicles are involved.
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Toyota Research Institute Brings Prius Challenge to Silicon Valley Community

Toyota Research Institute Brings Prius Challenge to Silicon Valley Community

December 16, 2016
Palo Alto, Calif., Dec. 16, 2016 -- Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced today that Toyota is bringing the Prius Challenge to the Sonoma Raceway for the third iteration of its ongoing Onramp series, an innovation event designed to engage the startup and tech community. This year’s event, to be held on March 3, 2017, will be hosted by Toyota Research Institute (TRI) and will feature a team competition where participants optimize their driving based on data and simulation from a connected Toyota Prius.... more

CAR Study Shows Toyota’s Substantial Impact to U.S. Economy

CAR Study Shows Toyota’s Substantial Impact to U.S. Economy

December 15, 2016
ERLANGER, Ky. (December 15, 2016) - Hundreds of thousands of jobs. Billions of dollars in payroll.  That is just part of the impact Toyota has on the U.S. economy.  A new study released today by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) estimates the employment and economic contribution of Toyota Motor North America’s operations and activities to the United States economy.  CAR’s analysis found that Toyota has a total employment impact of 470,100 jobs, $32.3 billion in private non-farm payroll (0.35 percent of total U.S. private compensation) that results in $23.6 billion in net disposable income for individuals.  Each Toyota job creates employment for 6.1 others at suppliers or manufacturing support companies.
 
The complete report is available now on CAR’s website:
http://www.cargroup.org/?module=Publications&event=View&pubID=147... more

Toyota Aims for Net Positive Impact: 2016 North American Environmental Report Tracks Progress

Toyota Aims for Net Positive Impact: 2016 North American Environmental Report Tracks Progress

December 15, 2016
PLANO, Texas (December 15, 2016) –  For Toyota, boldly shaping the future of mobility starts with making a positive impact on the environment in diverse communities across the United States and Canada.... more

Toyota Recalls 12 Avalon and Camry Vehicles

Toyota Recalls 12 Avalon and Camry Vehicles

December 13, 2016
PLANO, Texas, (December 13, 2016) – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of four Model Year 2016 Toyota Avalon and eight Model Year 2017 Toyota Camry vehicles in the U.S.  
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Toyota Named Title Sponsor of U.S. Grand Prix

Toyota Named Title Sponsor of U.S. Grand Prix

December 12, 2016
PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 12, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Toyota have reached an agreement that makes Toyota title sponsor of the U.S. Grand Prix. Now in its 21st season, the U.S. Grand Prix is the longest running winter action sports tour featuring the best skiing and snowboarding athletes in the world.... more

Toyota Leads the Industry with the Most IIHS 2017 ‘Top Safety Pick+’ Awards

Toyota Leads the Industry with the Most IIHS 2017 ‘Top Safety Pick+’ Awards

December 08, 2016
Plano, Texas, Dec. 8, 2016 — For the third year in a row, Toyota has topped the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) annual list of safety awards. Twelve Toyota and Lexus vehicles won IIHS awards in 2017, with nine receiving its highest award, the TOP SAFETY PICK+, the most of any manufacturer.... more

Toyota Develops TNGA-based Powertrain Units for Smooth, Responsive, 'As Desired' Driving

Toyota Develops TNGA-based Powertrain Units for Smooth, Responsive, 'As Desired' Driving

December 06, 2016
Toyota City, Japan, December 6, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation, in pursuit of superb driving and environmental performance, and based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) structural reform for making ever-better cars, has developed advanced engines and transmissions and further evolved its hybrid systems. Toyota intends to deploy these new powertrain units in a rapidly broadening range of vehicle models, starting in 2017.... more

Toyota Celebrates 10th Consecutive Year as a Best Place to Work for LGBTs

Toyota Celebrates 10th Consecutive Year as a Best Place to Work for LGBTs

December 05, 2016
PLANO, Texas (December 5, 2016) – For the last decade, Toyota has been a leader in its commitment to equality for LGBT employees. So says the Human Rights Campaign, which today honored Toyota with its 10th consecutive perfect score of “100” on HRC’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.... more

November 2016 Sales Chart

November 2016 Sales Chart

December 01, 2016

Toyota Motor Sales Reports November 2016 Sales

Toyota Motor Sales Reports November 2016 Sales

December 01, 2016
TORRANCE, Calif. (December 1, 2016) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported November 2016 sales of 197,645 units, an increase of 4.3 percent from November 2015 on a volume basis. With two more selling days in November 2016 compared than November 2015, sales were down 4.1 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

November 24, 2016
Toyota City, Japan, November 24, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation has developed the world's first1 method for observing the behavior of lithium ions (Li-ions) in an electrolyte when a Li-ion battery charges and discharges.... more

Toyota Recalls Certain Sienna Vehicles

Toyota Recalls Certain Sienna Vehicles

November 22, 2016
PLANO, Texas, November 22, 2016 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 744,000 Model Year 2011-2016 Toyota Sienna vehicles in the U.S.... more

How the Toyota Production System Can Make Planning and Delivering Your Thanksgiving Feast as Smooth as Granny's Gravy

How the Toyota Production System Can Make Planning and Delivering Your Thanksgiving Feast as Smooth as Granny's Gravy

November 21, 2016
“What is needed, when it’s needed, in the right quantity.” 

There’s a lot more to the Toyota Production System (TPS) than that, but that simple statement is the foundation of the “just in time” concept (definition below).  If it works for transmissions, engines and vehicles, can it work for your Turkey Day Feast?  Most definitely!... more

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