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Toyota Recalls Certain Tundra Vehicles

Toyota Recalls Certain Tundra Vehicles

January 24, 2017
PLANO, Texas, January 24, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 73,000 Model Year 2016 and 2017 Toyota Tundra vehicles in the U.S.... more

Toyota Indiana Plant Rings in 2017 with New Jobs

Toyota Indiana Plant Rings in 2017 with New Jobs

January 24, 2017
Princeton, Ind. (Jan. 24, 2017) -- Toyota Indiana knows how to ring in the New Year!  The company will add 400 jobs at the plant in Princeton, investing $600 million to meet the strong and growing demand for the Highlander midsize SUV and modernize the entire plant.  The investment will be used for retooling, new equipment and advanced technologies to make the plant more competitive.  The project is scheduled to begin in fall 2019 and will add 40,000 Highlanders annually.
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Lexus Brand Takes Center Stage in Super Bowl Spot

Lexus Brand Takes Center Stage in Super Bowl Spot

January 23, 2017
TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2017) — Two new flagship vehicles will join the Lexus lineup this year, each uniquely confirming Lexus' passion for brave design, imaginative technology, and exhilarating performance. The first-ever Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h performance coupes and the completely redesigned Lexus LS 500 luxury sedan take their place at the pinnacle of Lexus' extensive product lineup.

To celebrate the next chapter in Lexus' history, the company today unveiled a 60-second extended version of its Super Bowl spot featuring the LC, as well as a few surprises. The spot, titled “Man & Machine,” recognizes the parallels between the shapes and movements of the human form and the power and athleticism of Lexus' most premium models. The spot features movement artist Lil Buck and music from chart-topping recording artist Sia. A 30-second version of “Man & Machine” that also includes the all-new LS 500 will air during the second quarter of Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5.... more

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

January 20, 2017

2017 Toyota Highlander Product Information

2017 Toyota Highlander Product Information

January 20, 2017

Toyota Production in North America Exceeds 2 Million Again in 2016

Toyota Production in North America Exceeds 2 Million Again in 2016

January 19, 2017
Erlanger, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2017) – In 2016, Toyota achieved another record year of North American vehicle production with 2,124,608 vehicles built at its North American vehicle assembly plants. Production volume was up 4.4 percent over the previous year total of 2,035,028 vehicles.... more

Good Housekeeping Names Toyota Prius Two Eco ‘Best New Hybrid’

Good Housekeeping Names Toyota Prius Two Eco ‘Best New Hybrid’

January 18, 2017
NEW YORK (January 18, 2017) – Good Housekeeping this week announced the winners of its Best New Car Awards for 2017, and selected the 2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco as the Best New Hybrid. The Awards appear in the February issue, on newsstands January 17.
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New 'Hydrogen Council' Launches in Davos

New 'Hydrogen Council' Launches in Davos

January 17, 2017
Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2017 -- Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have today launched a global initiative to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition.... more

Five Historically Black Colleges and Universities and The Tom Joyner Foundation to Each Receive $10,000 from Toyota Financial Services in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Five Historically Black Colleges and Universities and The Tom Joyner Foundation to Each Receive $10,000 from Toyota Financial Services in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 13, 2017
TORRANCE, Calif., January 13, 2017 -- In honor of the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Toyota Financial Services (TFS) is continuing its support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and their communities, by providing $60,000 to five HBCUs as well as the Tom Joyner Foundation.... more

Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Safety Recall

Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Safety Recall

January 13, 2017
PLANO, Texas, January 12, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc. today announced that, based on recent information from Takata as required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it is expanding its recall involving Takata front passenger air bag inflators. ... more

Lexus Debuts Amazing Sport Yacht Concept

Lexus Debuts Amazing Sport Yacht Concept

January 12, 2017
A few years ago the Toyota Marine Department invited Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda to spend several days on the water driving their new Ponam range of premium yachts soon to be launched in Japan.

As a master driver, Toyoda was inspired by the power of the turbodiesel powertrains and the handling and stability of the advanced hull designs; as the Chief Branding Officer of Lexus International, he also appreciated the potential of a stylish premium performance yacht to complement the Lexus lifestyle.

This led the Marine Department to envision how a premium performance yacht might expand the Lexus brand into new areas of lifestyle and recreation. Today Lexus reveals the result of this project, a running proof-of-concept for a Lexus Sport Yacht, at Di Lido Island on Biscayne Bay, Miami Beach, Fla.... more

2017 Toyota Prius c: Sportier Styling with Added Safety Technology

2017 Toyota Prius c: Sportier Styling with Added Safety Technology

January 11, 2017
One of the most affordable hybrid vehicles on the market just added another compelling reason to buy for 2017. The Toyota Prius c, the smallest of the brand’s eight hybrid models, now comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense C (TSS-C) driver-assist technologies on all model grades. The TSS-C system, which had been an option on two Prius c grades for 2016, includes Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Assist, and Automatic High Beams.... more

2017 Toyota Prius c Product Information

2017 Toyota Prius c Product Information

January 11, 2017

Lexus LS 500 Flagship Sedan Receives 2017 EyesOn Design Award

Lexus LS 500 Flagship Sedan Receives 2017 EyesOn Design Award

January 10, 2017
DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2017 – With its radical new design, coupe-like silhouette and interior inspired by traditional Japanese aesthetics, the all-new 2018 Lexus LS 500 was named 2017 EyesOn Design Award for Design Excellence – Interior Design at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit today.... more

2017 NAIAS - Toyota Entune 3.0

2017 NAIAS - Toyota Entune 3.0

January 10, 2017
Toyota Connected Executive Vice President of Business Planning & Strategy Sandy Lobenstein talks about Toyota's third-generation Entune telematics platform at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Jan. 10, 2017.

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IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award Comes Standard on the 2017 Toyota Highlander

IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award Comes Standard on the 2017 Toyota Highlander

January 10, 2017
Plano, Texas, Jan. 10, 2017 – Toyota maintains its lead with the most Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick + (TSP+) awards of all manufacturers. The Toyota Highlander is the 10th 2017 TSP+ award for Toyota/Lexus.  With the three 2017 TSP awards (Avalon, Lexus CT and Yaris iA), Toyota has a combined total of 13 awards.... more

Toyota Unveils 2018 NASCAR Camry at North American International Auto Show

Toyota Unveils 2018 NASCAR Camry at North American International Auto Show

January 10, 2017
DETROIT (January 10, 2017) -- In an unprecedented event, Toyota unveiled its 2018 NASCAR Toyota Camry race car in unison with the debut of the 2018 production Camry at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Following a dramatic redesign to its show room counterpart, the Camry race car will compete on the race track in 2017 as Toyota defends its NASCAR Premier Series manufacturer’s championship.
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2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - Akio Toyoda

2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - Akio Toyoda

January 09, 2017
Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda debuts the 2018 Toyota Camry at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Jan. 9, 2017.... more

Ante Raised: All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Gains Emotionally-Charged Design and Performance Experience

Ante Raised: All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Gains Emotionally-Charged Design and Performance Experience

January 09, 2017
DETROIT, January 9, 2017 - It almost isn’t fair. Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in America for the past 15 years, is about to ruffle some feathers. The eighth-generation sedan has gone through a total evolution, from a proven, dependable and safe car to one that also possesses a more exciting and emotional character, thanks to its newfound sporty performance and style.... more

2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - Jeff Bracken

2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - Jeff Bracken

January 09, 2017
Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken debuts the Lexus LS 500 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit Jan.9, 2017.... more

Lexus Announces Pricing for All-New 2018 LC Performance Coupe

Lexus Announces Pricing for All-New 2018 LC Performance Coupe

January 09, 2017
DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2017 – Since the premiere of the LC 500 performance coupe last year, the most frequently asked question has been, “How much will it cost?”  Today that question was answered with news that both the 2018 LC 500 and its hybrid sibling, the LC 500h, will have Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) below $100,000 when they arrive at dealerships this May.
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With the All-New 2018 LS, Lexus Reimagines Global Flagship Sedan

With the All-New 2018 LS, Lexus Reimagines Global Flagship Sedan

January 09, 2017
DETROIT, January 9, 2017 — It is possible that no single automobile has, upon introduction, upended its category as decisively as the first Lexus LS did when it launched the luxury brand 28 years ago. The 1990 LS 400 was the original luxury disruptor, winning critical acclaim and astonishing customers by setting new benchmarks for comfort, powertrain performance and smoothness, quietness, build quality, attention to detail, and dependability. The brand supported that groundbreaking vehicle by setting and maintaining new standards for customer service and satisfaction.... more

Toyota to Exhibit More than 45 Vehicles at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

Toyota to Exhibit More than 45 Vehicles at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

January 06, 2017
DETROIT, Jan. 6, 2017 – The Toyota exhibit at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), from January 8-22 in Detroit will feature more than 45 cars, trucks and SUVs including the global premiere of the all-new 2018 Camry.... more

Lexus Debuts New Exhibit Design at 2017 North American International Auto Show

Lexus Debuts New Exhibit Design at 2017 North American International Auto Show

January 05, 2017
DETROIT, January 5, 2017 – Lexus will debut a new auto show exhibit in Detroit’s Cobo Center at the 2017 North American International Auto Show, which takes place January 8-22. The new design showcases the Lexus brand’s hallmark craftsmanship, quality and safety while giving visitors an immersive experience.... more

Toyota in the U.S.

Toyota in the U.S.

January 05, 2017
Toyota has been part of the cultural fabric in the U.S. for nearly 60 years. Production volume or employment in the U.S. will not decrease as a result of our new plant in Guanajuato, Mexico announced in April 2015.  With more than $21.9 billion direct investment in the U.S., 10 manufacturing facilities, 1,500 dealerships and 136,000 (direct and indirect) employees, Toyota looks forward to collaborating with the Trump Administration to serve in the best interests of consumers and the automotive industry.... more

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