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Toyota Helps Haul 130 Elephants Worth of Stuff

Toyota Helps Haul 130 Elephants Worth of Stuff

May 21, 2014
We’ve all been there - the dreaded garage clean-out.  The lovely time when you dredge up a 42-pound CRT from 1997, the after-college futon you thought you donated two years ago and some crusted paint cans you (responsibly) did not throw away but never quite made it to the hazardous waste center. ... more

Toyota and Babson College Partner with the Greater Boston Food Bank to Provide Students with Real World Experience and Help Deliver More Food Faster

Toyota and Babson College Partner with the Greater Boston Food Bank to Provide Students with Real World Experience and Help Deliver More Food Faster

May 21, 2014
Wellesley, Mass. (May 21, 2014) – Toyota and Babson College’s Social Innovation Lab today announced they have partnered with The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) to help expedite the distribution of food to those in need.  The partnership aims to enhance productivity, and inventory control practices at GBFB while teaching Babson students a real-world lesson in how Toyota’s manufacturing know-how can enhance the work of nonprofits.... more

Toyota Develops ‘Diamond-like’ Semiconductor Wafer to Boost Hybrid Mileage

Toyota Develops ‘Diamond-like’ Semiconductor Wafer to Boost Hybrid Mileage

May 20, 2014
Toyota City, Japan – Toyota is using one of the hardest materials in nature after diamonds to develop a semiconductor chip it hopes will improve the fuel efficiency of its hybrids, such as the Prius, by as much at 10 percent.

The company and its partners announced today that they have developed a silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor for use in automotive power control units. Toyota plans to begin test-driving vehicles with the technology on public roads in Japan within a year.... more

Toyota Teams up with Taylor Swift for First ASEAN Road Safety Campaign

Toyota Teams up with Taylor Swift for First ASEAN Road Safety Campaign

May 19, 2014
May 19, 2014 -- Toyota is launching its first Southeast Asian road safety campaign in five1 ASEAN countries as the official automotive sponsor of Taylor Swift’s The RED Tour presented by Cornetto. The seven-time Grammy® Award winner and her critically acclaimed RED Tour will be making stops in Jakarta, Manila, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore this June.... more

Washington State Auto Dealers Association 2014 Convention - Jim Lentz

Washington State Auto Dealers Association 2014 Convention - Jim Lentz

May 17, 2014
Toyota North America Region CEO Jim Lentz speaks at the Washington State Auto Dealers Association 2014 Convention in Kua'i, Hawaii on May 17, 2014. ... more

Bolder and Better for Summer: 2015 Scion FR-S Improves Dynamics and Appearance

Bolder and Better for Summer: 2015 Scion FR-S Improves Dynamics and Appearance

May 15, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., (May 15, 2014) – Everybody wants to look and feel their best for summer and the 2015 Scion FR-S is no exception. The new model year FR-S features enhanced tuning and improved looks while the 2015 tC sports coupe receives new colors and a sporty feature to bring on the summer fun. Both models will go on sale in early June with new manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP).... more

Toyota is Sole Automaker to be Named One of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Toyota is Sole Automaker to be Named One of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity

May 14, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 14, 2014) – DiversityInc named Toyota one of its Top 50 Companies for Diversity® in 2014, marking Toyota’s eighth appearance on the list since 2006. Toyota is the only automaker in the Top 50, placing at no. 38 of 1,215 companies vying for inclusion. Toyota moved up 10 spots over 2013, reflecting strong corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives as well as promotion among its associates, business partners, dealers and customers. ... more

Toyota Named Exclusive Auto Partner of the San Francisco 49ers and Levi’s® Stadium

Toyota Named Exclusive Auto Partner of the San Francisco 49ers and Levi’s® Stadium

May 13, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO and SANTA CLARA, CALIF. (May 13, 2014) –  The Northern California Toyota Dealers Association signed a multi-year, multimillion dollar contract with the San Francisco 49ers to become the exclusive auto partner of both the team and Levi’s® Stadium. The partnership will commence with the 2014 NFL season.... more

Planting Seeds for Future Growth, Toyota Reaches Environmental Milestone

Planting Seeds for Future Growth, Toyota Reaches Environmental Milestone

May 09, 2014
PRINCETON, Ind. (May 9, 2014)  –  Aside from being a great place to work and producing world-class vehicles, Toyota Indiana strives to be a leader in its environmental efforts.  Today the plant showed 100,000 reasons why its environmental efforts are gaining traction.... more

Toyota Statement Regarding Camry Production

Toyota Statement Regarding Camry Production

May 09, 2014
ERLANGER, Ky. (May 9, 2014) – Toyota has confirmed that Camry production at Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) will end in Fall 2016.  The Camry volume produced at SIA will be absorbed by Toyota’s plant in Georgetown, Kentucky.  Toyota appreciates SIA’s commitment to building high quality Camrys since 2007.... more

Toyota Motor Corporation Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2014

Toyota Motor Corporation Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2014

May 08, 2014
Toyota City, Japan, May 8, 2014— Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announces its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014.

For Comprehensive FY2014 Financial Materials:
http://www.toyota-global.com/investors/financial_result/
 ... more

2014 University of Denver, Daniels College of Business 'Voices of Experience' Series - Jim Lentz

2014 University of Denver, Daniels College of Business 'Voices of Experience' Series - Jim Lentz

May 07, 2014
Toyota North America Region CEO Jim Lentz speaks at the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business "Voices of Experience" Series in Denver, Colo. May 7, 2014. ... more

The Toyota Highlander Takes the Hearts of Texas Auto Writers

The Toyota Highlander Takes the Hearts of Texas Auto Writers

May 07, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 7, 2014) – With a sleek new exterior and premium interior features designed to make driving more functional and fun for families, it’s no surprise that the all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander was named Activity Vehicle of Texas at the Texas Auto Writers Association’s (TAWA) annual Auto Roundup event.... more

Toyota's James Colon to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree from Grambling State University

Toyota's James Colon to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree from Grambling State University

May 06, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 6, 2014) Grambling State University (GSU) will award James Colon, vice president of African American Business Strategy at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc., an honorary doctorate degree at its 2014 Spring Commencement ceremony, Friday, May 9.  It is the most prestigious degree the historically black university offers.... more

Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution

Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution

May 06, 2014
The word she keeps using is “obsessed.”

Jackie Birdsall became “obsessed” with cars when she was a teenager. That made her “obsessed” with the history of auto icons like Henry Ford and Lee Iacocca. In 2003, she did an internship with Daimler-Chrysler, leading to an “obsession” with hydrogen fuel cell technology.

And now, as an engineer at Toyota Technical Center, Birdsall is “obsessed” with bringing fuel cell technology to the masses.... more

Toyota Continues to Drive Higher Education

Toyota Continues to Drive Higher Education

May 06, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 6, 2014) –The rising cost of higher education is a growing concern among high school students as they prepare for college entry in the fall.  In order to alleviate some of the worry, Toyota awarded tuition support to 21 college-bound Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students from southern California, whose studies focus heavily on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.  ... more

Toyota Collaborates with FirstElement, Providing Financial Assistance to Facilitate a Hydrogen Refueling Network in Targeted California Locations

Toyota Collaborates with FirstElement, Providing Financial Assistance to Facilitate a Hydrogen Refueling Network in Targeted California Locations

May 01, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 1, 2014) – “The issue of hydrogen refueling infrastructure is not so much about how many stations; but rather, location, location, location,” stated Bob Carter, senior vice president, Automotive Operations, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS), just four months ago at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where he unveiled a hydrogen fuel cell sedan due to launch in 2015.
 
“Solutions are being found through collaboration between government, academia, carmakers and energy providers.  Stay tuned, because this infrastructure thing is going to happen.”
 
Today, TMS and its affiliate Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) announced that they have entered into a group of financial agreements with FirstElement Fuel Inc. (FE) to support the long-term operation and maintenance expenses of new hydrogen refueling stations in California.  The actual amount of financial assistance will be based on an analysis of the grant award to FirstElement by the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) Notice of Proposed Awards (NOPA) announced on Thursday, May 1, and final approval of the NOPA, anticipated in June.... more

April 2014 Sales Conference Notes

April 2014 Sales Conference Notes

May 01, 2014
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken review April 2014 sales.  ... more

April 2014 Sales Chart

April 2014 Sales Chart

May 01, 2014

Toyota Motor Sales Posts Double-Digit Gains in April 2014

Toyota Motor Sales Posts Double-Digit Gains in April 2014

May 01, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 1, 2014) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April 2014 sales results of 199,660 units, an increase of 9 percent from April 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in April 2014 versus 25 selling days in April 2013, TMS sales increased 13.3 percent from year-ago month.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Issues April 2014 Sales Preview

Toyota Motor Sales Issues April 2014 Sales Preview

May 01, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 1, 2014) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April 2014 sales results of 199,660 units, an increase of 9 percent from April 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in April 2014 versus 25 selling days in April 2013, TMS sales increased 13.3 percent from year-ago month.
 
“Sales momentum from March rolled into April pushing the industry to its best back-to-back monthly sales pace since fall of 2007,” said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager. “For Toyota, truck sales continue to soar. Tundra is a highlight with double-digit gains as comfort, safety and technology of the all-new model remain a strong draw for consumers.”
 
Full press release to follow by 10:30 a.m. PDT.... more

The Future of Fuel Efficient Mobility Comes to the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference

The Future of Fuel Efficient Mobility Comes to the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference

April 30, 2014
LOS ANGELES (April 30, 2014) – How to bring the future of fuel efficient mobility to drivers across America was the challenge posed by Toyota during the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference today in Los Angeles.... more

Toyota Statement on Suspension of L.A. Clippers Advertising

Toyota Statement on Suspension of L.A. Clippers Advertising

April 29, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., (April 29, 2014) - Toyota is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion and finds Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s alleged comments inconsistent with our beliefs. While Toyota will continue to support the sport, players and fans through our relationship with the Staples Center and L.A. Live, we are suspending all advertising and sponsorship activities directly linked to the Clippers organization.  We believe this is what our customers would want us to do.... more

TFS: Toyota to Establish New North American Headquarters

TFS: Toyota to Establish New North American Headquarters

April 28, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., April 28, 2014 – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) today announced that the company will relocate its North American headquarters to North Dallas (Plano), Texas. The move—which is not expected to begin until 2017—is designed to better serve customers and position Toyota for sustainable, long-term growth.... more

Toyota to Establish New North American Headquarters

Toyota to Establish New North American Headquarters

April 28, 2014
Torrance, Calif., Erlanger, Ky., New York, N.Y., and Ann Arbor, Mich., April 28, 2014 –Toyota today announced that it is establishing a new headquarters in North Dallas (Plano), Texas for its North American operations in a move designed to better serve customers and position Toyota for sustainable, long-term growth.... more

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