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Toyota Establishes Collaborative Research Centers with MIT and Stanford to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Research

Toyota Establishes Collaborative Research Centers with MIT and Stanford to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Research

September 04, 2015
Palo Alto, Calif., Sept. 4, 2015 -- The research and development of intelligent vehicle and mobility technologies will get a major boost in an ambitious new collaboration between Toyota, Stanford and MIT.  At a press conference today, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that it will be investing approximately $50 million over the next 5 years to establish joint research centers at each university.  Additionally Dr. Gill Pratt, former Program Manager at DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and leader of its recent Robotics Challenge, has joined Toyota to direct and accelerate these research activities and their application to intelligent vehicles and robotics.... more

2016 Lexus LS Luxury Flagship Beckons with Indulgent Features, Polished Style, and Smooth Acceleration

2016 Lexus LS Luxury Flagship Beckons with Indulgent Features, Polished Style, and Smooth Acceleration

September 04, 2015
When the Lexus LS flagship sedan launched more than 25 years ago it made its mark with its luxury features, an interior that was created with painstaking attention to detail, and a remarkably smooth engine. Today, the supremely smooth standard 386-horsepower 4.6-liter V8 teamed with an eight-speed automatic transmission is only one facet of the Lexus LS 460 numerous features. Undeniably, it’s the one whose benefit you feel quite strongly during a road test. Quiet acceleration remains a hallmark aspect of driving a Lexus LS, which also offers the option of a more engaging driving experience with the F SPORT Package.... more

2016 NX 200t Compact Luxury Utility Gets a Boost From Turbocharged Gas Engine

2016 NX 200t Compact Luxury Utility Gets a Boost From Turbocharged Gas Engine

September 04, 2015
Lexus developed its first turbocharged gas engine, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, in house.  By pairing this new turbocharged engine with an all-new compact luxury utility vehicle, the NX 200t, Lexus injected more fun into the luxury utility vehicle lineup for 2016 model year. Now, the NX is quickly becoming a favorite Lexus model with its smooth handling, bold styling, and surprising attention to detail. ... more

And Then There Were Six - Lexus NX 300h Compact Luxury Utility Vehicle Expands Hybrid Lineup

And Then There Were Six - Lexus NX 300h Compact Luxury Utility Vehicle Expands Hybrid Lineup

September 04, 2015
The 2016 Lexus NX 300h hybrid compact luxury utility vehicle, in its sophomore year, continues to impress drivers with its surprising attention to detail, dramatic design and smooth hybrid drive. Inspired by performance vehicles, the NX unites the engineering input of racers with the impeccable touch of Lexus luxury in a design that steals the show with the signature Lexus spindle grille and L-finesse design.... more

2016 Lexus LS 460/460 L Product Information

2016 Lexus LS 460/460 L Product Information

September 04, 2015

2016 Lexus LS 600h L Product Information

2016 Lexus LS 600h L Product Information

September 04, 2015

2016 Lexus NX 300h Product Information

2016 Lexus NX 300h Product Information

September 04, 2015

2016 Lexus NX 200t Product Information

2016 Lexus NX 200t Product Information

September 04, 2015

Lexus MY15/16 MSRP Pricing Chart

Lexus MY15/16 MSRP Pricing Chart

September 04, 2015

Manufacturing Opportunities for Success: Toyota USA Foundation Announces $5.8 Million in Education Grants to Support the Future of America’s Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing Opportunities for Success: Toyota USA Foundation Announces $5.8 Million in Education Grants to Support the Future of America’s Manufacturing Industry

September 02, 2015
NEW YORK (September 2, 2015) – The Toyota USA Foundation, which supports the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, will provide $5.8 million in grants to create and strengthen pathways to manufacturing careers for high school and adult students, with a strong focus on women and diverse communities.... more

All-New 2016 Toyota Prius Sets the Stage Sept. 8 for the Next Generation of Hybrid

All-New 2016 Toyota Prius Sets the Stage Sept. 8 for the Next Generation of Hybrid

September 01, 2015
With a striking new look, enhanced driving dynamics and impressive fuel economy, the 2016 Prius will challenge what you know about hybrids. Tune in at 9 p.m. PDT, Tuesday, Sept. 8 to see the next era of an icon. https://livestream.com/Toyota/2016Prius
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August 2015 Sales Chart

August 2015 Sales Chart

September 01, 2015

Toyota Reports August Sales of 224,381 Units

Toyota Reports August Sales of 224,381 Units

September 01, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 1, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August 2015 sales of 224,381 units, a decrease of 8.8 percent from August 2014 on a volume basis.  With one less selling day in August 2015 than in August 2014, sales were down 5.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

All Systems Go: Scion iM and iA on Sale Now

All Systems Go: Scion iM and iA on Sale Now

September 01, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif., (Sept. 1, 2015) – Believe the buzz. The versatile 2016 Scion iM hatchback and 2016 Scion iA sedan are now arriving in more than 1,000 dealerships and are ready to go wherever drivers can imagine.
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2016 Toyota Camry Continues Domination of Midsize Segment and Debuts New Special Edition

2016 Toyota Camry Continues Domination of Midsize Segment and Debuts New Special Edition

August 31, 2015
After introducing the boldest-looking, quietest-riding, most comfortable and best-handling Camry ever for 2015, Toyota is boosting the momentum of America’s best-selling passenger car by adding a new Special Edition for 2016 and upgrading an already cutting-edge line of multimedia systems.... more

2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid Product Information

2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid Product Information

August 31, 2015

2016 Toyota Camry Product Information

2016 Toyota Camry Product Information

August 31, 2015

Toyota 4Runner: The go-to-SUV for Go-Anywhere Capability for up to Seven

Toyota 4Runner: The go-to-SUV for Go-Anywhere Capability for up to Seven

August 31, 2015
Outdoors enthusiasts have turned to the Toyota 4Runner for three decades as the go-to, go-anywhere SUV that also excels as an everyday driver. The TRD Pro Series introduced for 2015 continues for 2016, underscoring the 4Runner’s off-road persona, and all models feature upgraded Entune multimedia systems.... more

2016 Toyota 4Runner Product Information

2016 Toyota 4Runner Product Information

August 31, 2015

2016 Toyota Yaris Product Information

2016 Toyota Yaris Product Information

August 28, 2015

2016 Toyota Yaris Has That Suave European Look, and the Value Looks Great, Too

2016 Toyota Yaris Has That Suave European Look, and the Value Looks Great, Too

August 28, 2015
Toyota introduced extensive updates to Yaris for model-year 2015, bringing distinctive European design to the entry-level segment. The European touch continues for 2016 with the introduction of two new color combos, pairing Barcelona Red or Crushed Ice with a Black Sand Pearl roof.... more

Prius v Is the Family Hybrid from America's First Family of Hybrids

Prius v Is the Family Hybrid from America's First Family of Hybrids

August 28, 2015
Toyota offers the industry’s largest family of hybrid vehicles, so it’s only natural that it would produce a hybrid that caters to the whole family. That’s the Prius v, the largest and roomiest of Toyota’s Prius models. The v stands for versatility in this highly efficient vehicle, which features more cargo room than most small SUVs and offers estimated EPA fuel economy ratings of 44 mpg city, 40 mpg highway and 42 mpg combined.... more

Partnering Products and Passion

Partnering Products and Passion

August 25, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 25, 2015) – What was your first car’s name? More than 40 percent of young people name their first car because it’s not just transportation – it’s an extension of their life.... more

2016 Prius v Product Information

2016 Prius v Product Information

August 24, 2015

With 8 Million Units Sold, Toyota Proves Hybrids Have Staying Power

With 8 Million Units Sold, Toyota Proves Hybrids Have Staying Power

August 21, 2015
Toyota City, Japan (August 21, 2015) — Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada likes to tell the story of how his team couldn’t get the first Prius prototype to move for 49 days. According to him, “We had no idea what was wrong, so we worked late every night trying to figure it out. We finally got it to move around Christmas time, but it only went 500 meters!”... more

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