• 2021 Toyota Sienna Hits Dealerships This November
    by info@toyota.com on October 27, 2020 at 11:00 am

    PLANO, Texas (October 27, 2020) – Aiming to redefine the segment, the fourth generation Toyota Sienna reimagines the minivan to support a wider array of life stages and activities.  With a standard hybrid powertrain across all trims and an array of new tech and amenities, the 2021 Toyota Sienna raises the bar for style, safety, comfort, versatility and fuel efficiency in its segment. Designed, engineered and assembled in the U.S., the all-hybrid 2021 Sienna, influenced by the bold and […]

  • Toyota AI Ventures Invests in YPC Technologies Through 2020 “Call for Innovation”
    by info@toyota.com on October 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    LOS ALTOS, Calif. (October 20, 2020) — Toyota AI Ventures, Toyota’s early-stage venture capital fund, today announced its investment in YPC Technologies, a robotic kitchen startup based in Montreal, Canada. The funding follows YPC Technologies’ participation in the 2020 Toyota AI Ventures “call for innovation” focused on smart, connected cities that launched earlier this year in partnership with Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development (TRI-AD) and Toyota Research Institute […]

  • Next Phase of THEA’s Connected Vehicle Pilot Brings Together Auto Manufacturers and Road Operators
    by info@toyota.com on October 15, 2020 at 3:04 pm

    TAMPA, Fla. (October 15, 2020) – Since September 2015, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has been working with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) as a Connected Vehicle Pilot site. The next step in the Connected Vehicle space is to begin working with the auto industry manufacturers. To that end, THEA is proud to announce that it is collaborating with Honda R&D Americas, LLC, Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) and Toyota Motor North America […]

  • How the 2020 Sienna Is Helping Small Business Owners Get Back on the Road
    by info@toyota.com on October 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    With its incredible versatility, the Toyota Sienna is designed to help people get the job done — no matter what their day might look like. A compatible cruiser, the Sienna is adaptable with the choice of seven- or eight-seat cabin configurations and 60/40 Split & Stow 3rd Row® seat, so it’s fully equipped to get everyone — and everything — everywhere they need to go. Now more than ever, communities are rallying around the small businesses that make such a positive impact in their […]

  • Toyota and Hino Truck to Jointly Develop Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck for North America
    by info@toyota.com on October 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (October 5, 2020) – With the rapidly expanding interest in heavy-duty electric trucks, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Hino Trucks have agreed to jointly develop a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market. The companies will leverage the newly developed Hino XL Series chassis with Toyota’s proven fuel cell technology to deliver exceptional capability without harmful emissions. This collaboration expands upon the existing effort to […]

  • Toyota Research Institute Showcases Latest Robotics Research
    by info@toyota.com on September 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    LOS ALTOS, Calif. (September 30, 2020) — With an eye toward putting their research muscle behind solving broad societal issues, Toyota Research Institute (TRI) opened its laboratory doors to journalists to showcase their latest advances in robotics aimed at assisting humans in their homes (360-degree presentation video here). TRI’s focus is on home-based assistance to address the vexing issue of our aging population. According to the United Nations, over the next three decades the global […]

  • Shell, Toyota and Honda Plan Expansion of Hydrogen Refueling Network in California
    by info@toyota.com on September 9, 2020 at 8:26 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO (September 9, 2020) – On September 4, 2020, the California Energy Commission (CEC) posted a Notice of Proposed Award outlining subsidies to support hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. Equilon Enterprises LLC (d/b/a Shell Oil Products US), hereafter referred to as Shell Hydrogen, participated as an applicant in the related Grant Funding Opportunity (GFO) and was awarded $40.8 million, subject to formal approval at a future CEC Business Meeting. If successful, Shell […]

  • New Nightshade Edition Comes to 2021 Toyota C-HR
    by info@toyota.com on September 2, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    PLANO, Texas (September 2, 2020) – What happens when Toyota designers blend sport coupe, hatchback and compact crossover? The boldly expressive, fun to drive and utterly unique C-HR happens. The C-HR’s standout design for 2021 is just as edgy – with the new introduction of a Nightshade edition and so much more. This includes newly standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.5 for C-HR across all trims. New Nightshade Edition, New Color Options +More The Toyota C-HR broke new design ground for the […]

  • Tacoma Rolls out Pricing and Special Editions for 2021 Model Year
    by info@toyota.com on August 20, 2020 at 11:07 am

    PLANO, Texas (August 20, 2020) – The Toyota Tacoma, America’s best-selling mid-size pickup for 15 years in a row, isn’t stopping to admire its trophy case. Instead, it looks to keep its place atop the pecking order with all-new Special Editions, color adjustments on the TRD Pro and general enhancements across other areas of the lineup. The third-generation Tacoma, with a design inspired by Toyota’s legendary desert race trucks, veritably defines the “work hard, play hard” ethos. […]

  • Toyota and Amazon Web Services Collaborate on Toyota’s Mobility Services Platform
    by info@toyota.com on August 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    PLANO, Texas (August 17, 2020) – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, are expanding their global collaboration, applying AWS’s vast portfolio of services to expand Toyota’s Mobility Services Platform (MSPF), an ecosystem to help Toyota engineers develop, deploy, and manage the next generation of data-driven mobility services for driver and passenger safety, security, comfort, and convenience in Toyota’s cloud-connected vehicles. […]

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