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Toyota Motor Sales Issues September 2013 Sales Preview

October 01, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2013) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported September 2013 sales results of 164,457 units, an increase of 4 percent over September 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.  On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 23 selling days in September 2013 versus 25 selling days in September 2012, TMS sales decreased 4.3 percent from year-ago month.
 
"September was a solid month for the auto industry despite two fewer selling days," said Bill Fay, Toyota Division group vice president and general manager. "Industry fundamentals are strong as interest rates stay low and consumers remain confident."
                                    
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Toyota Announces Return of Dream Car Art Contest

September 26, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif.,September 26, 2013  Toyota Financial Services (TFS) is hosting the U.S. segment of the worldwide Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, which is designed to inspire creativity in youth and encourage an interest in the automotive industry. Across the nation, youth, ages 4-15, are invited to create and submit a drawing of their idea of a “Dream Car” during October 1 through December 14, 2013. Full contest details, along with official entry forms and questionnaires, are available online athttp://www.TFSintheCommunity.com.... more

Toyota to Export U.S.-Built Corolla to Latin America and the Caribbean

September 26, 2013
NEW YORK (Sep. 26, 2013) – Toyota today announced that it will begin exporting U.S.-built*Corolla sedans to 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2014.  These shipments are expected to build upon Toyota’s all-time record export of more than 124,000 U.S.-assembled vehicles to 21 global markets in 2012, an increase of 45 percent over the prior year.... more

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Issues New Diversity & Inclusion Bond

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Issues New Diversity & Inclusion Bond

September 19, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif.,September 19, 2013 Toyota Financial Services (TFS) is issuing a new Diversity & Inclusion Bond, a key component of the company's comprehensive funding program. TFS issued its first Diversity & Inclusion Bond in January 2013 to positive response from investors, banks, and other issuers.  This second issuance builds off the program’s success and is firmly in line with TFS’ corporate initiatives, supplementing its strong focus on diversity, both inside and outside of the workplace.  TFS intends future similar transactions, sending a strong message to other firms about the emphasis TFS places on diversity and inclusion.
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Toyota Thanks Customers for Making The Corolla the Best-Selling Nameplate Ever

September 05, 2013
Torrance, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 — If you bought a Toyota Corolla last month, your new car just might be the 40 millionth Corolla ever sold. It's not about the number, but the number sums it up: Happy customers have made Corolla the best-selling automotive nameplate in history.
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August 2013 Sales Conference Notes

September 04, 2013
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus  Lexus Vice President for sales and dealer development Steve Hearne review August 2013 sales.... more

Toyota has Best Month in More Than Five Years With Sales Increase of Nearly 23 Percent

September 04, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2013)– Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August 2013 sales results of 231,537 units, an increase of 18.4 percent over August 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.  On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 28 selling days in August 2013, versus 27 selling days in August 2012, TMS sales increased 22.8 percent compared to the year-ago month.... more

August 2013 Sales Chart

September 04, 2013

Toyota Motor Sales Issues August 2013 Sales Preview

September 04, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2013) - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported August 2013 sales results of 231,537 units, an increase of 18.4 percent over August 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.  On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 28 selling days in August 2013 versus 27 selling days in August 2012, TMS sales increased 22.8 percent year-over-year.

“The auto industry continues to be a bright spot in the economic recovery,” said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager.  “August capped a great summer for new vehicle sales, and it was Toyota's best month in more than five years."

Full press release to follow by 10:30 a.m. PDT.... more

Lexus Announces Pricing for Updated 2014 GX 460

August 23, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 23, 2013) – The redesigned 2014 Lexus GX 460 luxury utility vehicle (LUV) will be offered in two grades when it arrives at dealerships beginning in September. The standard GX will carry a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $49,085, $4,710 or nearly nine percent less than the previous year; while the Luxury model which will be priced at $60,715. The MSRP does not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $910.... more

2013 J.P. Morgan Auto Conference - Bob Carter

August 13, 2013
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter discusses the automotive industry and Toyota’s sales forecast, the company’s optimism about the future and upcoming products at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.... more

Live Webcast of Toyota Executive’s Presentation at Aug. 13 J.P. Morgan Auto Conference New York

August 12, 2013
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations, Bob Carter will speak at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Follow the presentation via live webcast beginning at 8:15 a.m. EDT.... more

Toyota Motor Corporation Announces First Quarter Financial Results

August 02, 2013
Toyota City, Japan, August 2, 2013—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announces financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013.... more

July 2013 Sales Conference Notes

August 01, 2013
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken review July 2013 sales.... more

July 2013 Sales Chart

August 01, 2013

Toyota Motor Sales Reports 17 Percent Sales Increase in July 2013

August 01, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 1, 2013) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported July 2013 sales results of 193,394 units, an increase of 12.6 percent over July 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 25 selling days in July 2013 versus 24 selling days in July 2012, TMS sales increased 17.3 percent from the year-ago month.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Issues July 2013 Sales Preview

August 01, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 1, 2013)– Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported July 2013 sales results of 193,394 units, an increase of 12.6 percent over July 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 25 selling days in July 2013 versus 24 selling days in July 2012, TMS sales increased 17.3 percent from the year-ago month.
 
"Solid industry sales in July point to a stable market indicating a recovering economy,” said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager.  “Consumer confidence also maintained elevated levels as evidenced by strong retail sales.  For Toyota, we saw growth year-over-year with July sales up more than 16.5 percent.”
 
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Toyota Financial Services President & CEO George Borst to Retire, Mike Groff to be Appointed New Company President & CEO

July 29, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif.,July 29, 2013 – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced today that George Borst, the company’s U.S. leader of 16 years will be retiring effective September 30, 2013, after which he will assume the role of Executive Advisor until the end of calendar year 2014. Appointed to replace Borst is Mike Groff, currently Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Product Development at TFS.... more

June 2013 Sales Conference Notes

July 02, 2013
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus Vice President of Sales Steve Hearne review June 2013 sales.... more

June 2013 Sales Chart

July 02, 2013

Toyota Motor Sales Paces Ahead of the Industry in June

July 02, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 2, 2013) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported June 2013 sales results of 195,235 units, an increase of 14 percent over June 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.  On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in June 2013 versus 27 selling days in June 2012, TMS sales increased 9.8 percent from the year-ago month.... more

Toyota Eclipses 10 Million in Camry Sales

July 02, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 2, 2013) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported 10 million sales of its Toyota Camry, America’s top-selling car for the past 11 years, representing nearly 20 percent of all the vehicles Toyota has ever sold in the U.S. This milestone comes the same year Camry celebrates its 30 year anniversary in the U.S.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Issues June 2013 and First-Half Sales Preview

July 02, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 2, 2013) Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported June 2013 sales results of 195,235 units, an increase of 14 percent over June 2012 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.  On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in June 2013 versus 27 selling days in June 2012, TMS sales increased 9.8 percent from the year-ago month.

For the first half of the year, TMS reported sales of 1,108,791 units. With 153 selling days in the first half of 2013 versus 154 selling days during the same period in 2012, sales were up 6.7 percent on a DSR basis.  Unadjusted, sales were up 6 percent year-over-year.... more

Toyota Financial Services Awards New Toyota to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Youth of the Year Winner

July 01, 2013
July 1, 2013 - Torrance, Calif.– In support of its Making Life Easier for YOUthinitiative, Toyota Financial Services (TFS) recently awarded a new Corolla to the 2011-12 Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) National Youth of the Year Winner Nick Foley.  The vehicle presentation took place at Sarah Heinz House Boys & Girls Club of Pittsburgh on June 11.  Foley, the first national winner to come from the Club, was joined by representatives from Toyota, the Pittsburgh community and Club teens at the event.  Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl sent a proclamation in recognition of Foley’s community efforts, which include logging more than 1,500 service hours.
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May 2013 Sales Conference Notes

June 03, 2013
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken review May 2013 sales.... more

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