• Woven Planet Group To Host Virtual Opening Event “The Genesis”
    by info@toyota.com on January 21, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    TOKYO (January 21, 2021)―Newly founded in January 2021, Woven Planet Group will host its virtual opening event, “The Genesis,” on January 29th. At the event, the leaders of its four new companies will introduce each company and its mission, and share their work and thoughts on making people’s lives happier through future mobility. Woven Planet Group looks forward to seeing all of you there! Opening Event “The Genesis” Overview Date and Time: Friday, January 29, 2021 1:30 – 2:30 […]

  • Toyota Research Institute and Stanford University’s Dynamic Design Lab Study How to Improve Automotive Safety
    by info@toyota.com on January 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    LOS ALTOS, Calif., (January 14, 2021) – What if every driver who ran into trouble had the instinctive reflexes of a professional race car driver and the calculated foresight of a supercomputer to avoid a crash? Researchers at Toyota Research Institute are working with Stanford’s Dynamic Design Lab to make this vision come true. The engineers are conducting research into how to bring together the instincts of professional drivers and automated driving technology. Their goal is to design a […]

  • Mobility Unlimited Challenge Winner Receives $1M for Ultra-lightweight Intelligent Wheelchair
    by info@toyota.com on December 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    LONDON (December 17, 2020) — The winner of the three-year Mobility Unlimited Challenge has now been announced with Phoenix Instinct from the UK receiving $1 million to further develop their intelligent ultra-light carbon fiber wheelchair, bring it to market, and ultimately, transform millions of lives in the disability community for the greater good. The Toyota Mobility Foundation, established by Toyota in 2014, launched the $4 million global challenge back in 2017 in partnership with Nesta […]

  • Toyota and Biodiversity – Operating in Harmony with Nature
    by info@toyota.com on December 15, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    Biodiversity is a big deal to Toyota. That’s why we support conservation initiatives by partnering with nonprofits and local communities to make a difference on our sites and beyond. You can find more information on our biodiversity education page. The post Toyota and Biodiversity – Operating in Harmony with Nature appeared first on Toyota USA Newsroom. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail.Update your RSS feed preferences.

  • Every Step Counts – Toyota Releases its 2020 North American Environmental Report
    by info@toyota.com on December 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    PLANO, Texas (December 15, 2020) – Toyota endeavors to help address major environmental issues facing the global community, such as climate change, water scarcity, resource depletion and habitat loss. To minimize environmental impact across its business and maximize positive outcomes, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) has focused its 2020 environmental sustainability efforts on five key areas –carbon, water, materials, biodiversity and outreach. North America highlights include: Reduced […]

  • Mobile Health Clinic Hits the Road in Alabama
    by info@toyota.com on December 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    What does Toyota mean when it says it strives to deliver mobility for all? Here’s one tangible example: the development and deployment of a sustainable, mobile health clinic capable of administering COVID-19 testing in Madison County, Alabama. The project began in 2018 when Toyota selected Alabama A&M University (AAMU) to participate in a student-led challenge grant to identify a mobility related need in the community and develop a solution using Toyota Way principles. As the pandemic […]

  • Toyota Moves Closer to Production with Next Generation Fuel Cell Electric Technology for Zero-Emissions Heavy Duty Trucks
    by info@toyota.com on December 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    PLANO, Texas (December 10, 2020) – Toyota’s next generation fuel cell electric technology is now powering a new set of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks. Using the same fuel cell system as the all-new 2021 Mirai sedan that goes on sale this month, the engineers at Toyota Motor North America Research and Development have developed a set of production-intent prototype trucks that are being prepared to run drayage routes at the ports of L.A. and Long Beach to validate their performance, efficiency and […]

  • Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center to Launch New System Usability Research with Partners including University of Michigan and State Farm
    by info@toyota.com on November 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (November 12, 2020) – Marking World Usability Day, Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) today announced four new research projects focused on enhancing advanced technology system designs to be intuitive, easy to understand and to safely engage with drivers. The new projects, undertaken in partnership with University of Michigan, Miami University, University of Nebraska, Texas A&M Transportation Institute and State Farm will support and inform a […]

  • Iwatani Corporation of America and Toyota Collaborate to Bring Seven New Hydrogen Refueling Stations to Southern California
    by info@toyota.com on November 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Santa Clara, Calif., (November 12, 2020) – Iwatani Corporation of America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iwatani Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 8088) and Toyota Motor North America (NYSE: TM) jointly announced today that Toyota will support Iwatani’s plans to significantly expand the number of open retail hydrogen fueling stations by nearly 25 percent in Southern California and represents an increase of 6,300 kilograms per day of hydrogen fuel dispensing capacity. Construction of the new […]

  • 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 […]

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