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Toyota Statement Regarding Status of North American Production

April 04, 2011

Toyota Statement Regarding North American Replacement Parts

March 29, 2011
As previously announced, the production of Japan-sourced replacement parts needed to service Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles resumed on March 17 and shipments to the United States resumed after a brief four-day delay. Because Toyota maintains safety stock throughout its supply chain, order processing fill rates for customers have remained normal.
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Toyota Statement Regarding Status of North American Production

March 23, 2011
NEW YORK, NY (March 23, 2011; Posted at 6:30 PM EDT) We continue to assess our supply base in Japan following the earthquake/tsunami. Today, we communicated to team members, associates and dealers here that some production interruptions in North America are likely.
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Toyota Recognizes Top North American Suppliers for 2010

March 15, 2011
DTR Industries, MAHLE, OTICS and U.S. Engine Valve, earned top recognition from Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) at its annual supplier business meeting today. ... more

Toyota Adding U.S. Transmission Capacity

February 25, 2011
Toyota announced today it will add 6-speed automatic transmission capacity at its plant in Buffalo.  The $64 million investment will create approximately 40 new jobs in West Virginia.... more

Toyota's North American Production Up 18 Percent in 2010

January 27, 2011
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announced today that the company’s assembly plants produced 1,456,887 vehicles in 2010, an 18 percent increase compared to 2009.... more

Toyota Launches New Collaborative Safety Research Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 09, 2011
Toyota announced today that it is launching a new, advanced safety research center that will collaborate with leading North American universities, hospitals, research institutions, federal agencies and other organizations on projects aimed at reducing the number of traffic fatalities and injuries on America’s roads.... more

Toyota Announces Manufacturing Executive Changes

December 16, 2010
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announces the following senior management changes, effective January 3, 2011.... more

Toyota to Demo Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles in New York City

Toyota to Demo Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles in New York City

December 02, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) announced today that New York City will join the company’s U.S. Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicle (PHV) demonstration program. Five new Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles (PHVs) will be used on city streets as part of Toyota’s partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

As part of the demonstration program, two Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles will be handed over to the NYCDOT and three to the Port Authority to be used in their fleets. Aligning with New York City’s goal to reduce carbon emissions and greenhouse gases, Toyota’s Prius Plug-in Hybrid demonstration program will provide opportunities for both NYCDOT and the Port Authority to look into expanding the use of alternative fuel vehicles in municipal and business fleets.... more

Toyota Debuts 100-Mile Range, RAV4 EV Demonstration Vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show

Toyota Debuts 100-Mile Range, RAV4 EV Demonstration Vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show

November 17, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) debuted today the second-generation Toyota RAV4 EV at a news conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show. A total of 35 vehicles will be built for a demonstration and evaluation program through 2011, aiming at market arrival of a fully-engineered vehicle in 2012. The fully-engineered vehicle will have a target range of 100 miles in actual road driving patterns, in a wide range of climates and conditions.... more

Toyota to Debut RAV4 Electric Vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show

Toyota to Debut RAV4 Electric Vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show

November 10, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) will debut the Toyota RAV4 EV during the Los Angeles Auto Show media days, on November 17 at 2:50 PM at the Toyota booth in South Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center.... more

Toyota Event Geared Toward Minority Business Success

November 10, 2010
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America (TEMA) held its 21st Opportunity Exchange (OE) event at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati today.... more

TMC, 3 Companies Start Joint Battery-to-battery Recycling

TMC, 3 Companies Start Joint Battery-to-battery Recycling

October 27, 2010
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Toyota Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (Toyota Chemical Engineering), Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo Metal Mining) and Primearth EV Energy Co., Ltd. (PEVE) announce the launch of the world’s first* business to recycle nickel in used hybrid-vehicle nickel-metal-hydride batteries for use in new nickel-metal-hydride batteries.... more

Toyota Readies for Its 21st Opportunity Exchange

October 25, 2010
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America’s (TEMA) Opportunity Exchange (OE) will take place on November 9th & 10th at the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati. Now in its 21st year, the event serves as a business development opportunity for minority business enterprises (MBEs) from across the nation to make viable connections – and land potential contracts – with Toyota’s direct suppliers.... more

Toyota Supplier Harman Automotive Celebrates 10 Years in Franklin, Ky.

October 18, 2010
Toyota supplier Harman Automotive celebrated its 10th anniversary in Franklin, Ky., on October 14th. Both companies donated money to local parks to mark the milestone.... more

Toyota Donates to Nature Conservancy

October 04, 2010
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) donated $25,000 to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Kentucky to support efforts to step up conservation management at the Conservancy’s 30 nature preserves and the more than 100 conservation easements under its jurisdiction.... more

Toyota Announces New Quality Leadership Initiatives, Building on Significant Accomplishments to Date

October 04, 2010
Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announced today that it has broadened the scope of its successful on-site SMART evaluation process following a sharp drop in customer concerns regarding acceleration reported to the company, which have decreased by 80 percent compared to April 2010.... more

Georgetown to Help Toyota Test Prius Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

Georgetown to Help Toyota Test Prius Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

September 29, 2010
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) announced today its launch of a Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHV) demonstration program at Georgetown University. Two vehicles will be loaned to the university as part of a global plug-in hybrid study with TMS and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program managing the long-term evaluation of the vehicles.... more

Toyota Marks 4 Millionth Vehicle Built in Canada

September 17, 2010
The 4 millionth Canadian built Toyota was driven off the line today in Cambridge at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) assembly plant. The 2010 model silver Corolla was surrounded by some of the more than 6,500 TMMC employees for a group photograph celebrating this major milestone.... more

Toyota & Community Team Up to Support National Public Lands Day Activities

Toyota & Community Team Up to Support National Public Lands Day Activities

September 13, 2010
Waveland State Historic Site in Lexington, Ky. was selected for this year’s Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) - National Public Lands Day (NPLD) event on September 11, 2010. This year’s activity commemorated not only NPLD, but also National Day of Service which provides volunteers a unique opportunity to not only improve a state historic site, but also remember and honor September 11th through outdoor service.... more

Toyota's Kentucky Plant Revs Past Eight-Million Engines

Toyota's Kentucky Plant Revs Past Eight-Million Engines

August 30, 2010
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) reached a significant milestone when its powertrain facility produced its eight-millionth engine on July 27, 2010.... more

Toyota Recognizes Top Suppliers in Launch of Sienna

August 25, 2010
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) today presented awards for its top performing suppliers in the recent launch of the 2011 Toyota Sienna.... more

Toyota Announces Start of Hiring at Blue Springs, Miss., Plant

Toyota Announces Start of Hiring at Blue Springs, Miss., Plant

August 23, 2010
Governor Haley Barbour and officials from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, Inc. (TMMMS) announced today that the company is resuming hiring at its Blue Springs, Miss., plant.... more

Toyota Launches Tacoma Production in San Antonio

Toyota Launches Tacoma Production in San Antonio

August 06, 2010
Production of the Tacoma pickup truck began last month but was marked today with a ceremony at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. (TMMTX). The $100 million investment boosts total investment to $1.4 billion.... more

Toyota Awards $123,000 in Grants to Six Local Non-Profit Agencies

Toyota Awards $123,000 in Grants to Six Local Non-Profit Agencies

July 08, 2010
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) today awarded $123,000 in grants to six Louisville non-profit organizations, with the money aimed at improving the lives of children and youth.... more

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