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Toyota Named to Fortune Magazine’s 2018 ‘World’s Most Admired’ List

Toyota Named to Fortune Magazine’s 2018 ‘World’s Most Admired’ List

January 19, 2018
PLANO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2018) – Toyota is named again by Fortune as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” and named the No. 1 motor vehicle company for the fourth consecutive year in an annual ranking. Fortune also recognized Toyota as one of the Top 50 “All-Star” companies surveyed, moving up five spots from last year.... more

Toyota Named North American Launch Partner for Inaugural Season of Esports’ Overwatch League

Toyota Named North American Launch Partner for Inaugural Season of Esports’ Overwatch League

January 18, 2018
PLANO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2018) – Toyota is a North American launch partner of the Overwatch League, the first major global professional esports league with city-based competition between teams from some of the world’s top sports and esports leaders. This partnership marks the first time Toyota has partnered with an esports league.... more

Toyota Production in North America Nearly 2 Million in 2017

Toyota Production in North America Nearly 2 Million in 2017

January 16, 2018
PLANO, Texas (Jan. 16, 2018) – In 2017, Toyota built 1,983,723 vehicles at its North American vehicle assembly plants. Production volume was down slightly from the previous year total of 2,124,608 vehicles.... more

Attainable Premium, Actualized: All-New 2019 Toyota Avalon Beams Effortless Sophistication, Style, and Exhilaration at the 2018 North American International Auto Show

Attainable Premium, Actualized: All-New 2019 Toyota Avalon Beams Effortless Sophistication, Style, and Exhilaration at the 2018 North American International Auto Show

January 15, 2018
DETROIT, January 15, 2018 – The roads of Avalon, the mystical paradise that inspired Toyota’s flagship nameplate, have likely never seen a mid-premium sedan like this. Safe to say, neither has the North American International Auto Show. Until now.  ... more

Toyota Kicks Off Detroit Auto Show with Its ‘Walk In My Boots’ Community Outreach Program By Helping Local Families In Need

Toyota Kicks Off Detroit Auto Show with Its ‘Walk In My Boots’ Community Outreach Program By Helping Local Families In Need

January 13, 2018
DETROIT, Jan.13, 2018 – For the seventh consecutive year, while showcasing new vehicles at the North American International Auto Show, Toyota Motor North America stepped in to protect Detroit area homeless and low-income families from the cold. By donating BOGS winter boots, guaranteed to weather harsh conditions, and Smartwool socks, the official sock of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams, the “Toyota Walk in My Boots” community outreach project helped more than 150 residents of The Salvation Army Detroit Harbor Light/Booth Family Shelter, a homeless shelter for primarily women and single mothers and their children. Local families in the community also received donations.... more

Toyota Honors Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Annual $60,000 Donation to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Tom Joyner Foundation

Toyota Honors Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Annual $60,000 Donation to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Tom Joyner Foundation

January 11, 2018
PLANO, Texas (Jan. 11, 2018) In honor of the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced its continued support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), with its annual donation of $60,000 to five HBCUs and the Tom Joyner Foundation.... more

Mazda, Toyota select Alabama for new U.S. auto manufacturing plant

Mazda, Toyota select Alabama for new U.S. auto manufacturing plant

January 10, 2018
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Jan. 10, 2018) – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle joined Mazda (TM: MZDAF) and Toyota (NYSE: TM) leaders today to announce the automakers have selected Huntsville, Alabama as the site of their new joint-venture manufacturing plant.... more

Notice: Livestream of a press conference by Toyota and Mazda

Notice: Livestream of a press conference by Toyota and Mazda

January 10, 2018
Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation will make an announcement and hold a press conference at 3:00 pm (U.S. Eastern Standard Time) / 2:00 pm (U.S. Central Standard Time) / 12:00 pm (U.S. Pacific Standard Time) on January 10th in the U.S. regarding their joint venture plant in the U.S. Livestream of the press conference will be available on:

Live Press Conference Viewer Link  
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Toyota to Exhibit Full Vehicle Lineup and All-New Avalon at 2018 North American International Auto Show

Toyota to Exhibit Full Vehicle Lineup and All-New Avalon at 2018 North American International Auto Show

January 10, 2018
DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2018 – The Toyota exhibit at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will feature Toyota’s vehicle lineup of cars, trucks and SUVs, including the world premiere of the all-new 2019 Avalon, future mobility vehicles and one-of-a-kind NASCAR Camry designs in a 38,971-square-foot display. The Detroit premier of the FT-4X Concept will also be on display. NAIAS takes place at Cobo Center Jan.13-28 in Detroit.... more

Zack Hicks, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Toyota Motor North America and Chief Executive Officer and President of Toyota Connected: 2018 CES -- Remarks

Zack Hicks, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Toyota Motor North America and Chief Executive Officer and President of Toyota Connected: 2018 CES -- Remarks

January 09, 2018

Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Safety Recall

Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Safety Recall

January 09, 2018
PLANO, Texas, January 9, 2018 – 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

Toyota Spotlights Technology-Driven Future of Mobility at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

Toyota Spotlights Technology-Driven Future of Mobility at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

January 09, 2018
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 – Toyota is bringing to life its vision for the future of mobility at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, displaying a range of concept vehicles and technologies that demonstrate the potential of automated driving, connected networks and vehicle electrification, including:
  • A highly customizable, automated, battery electric vehicle flexible enough to handle logistics and delivery, ride sharing and retail;
  • The growing Concept-i series of vehicles that offer responsive mobility opportunities for everyone;
  • An automated driving test vehicle with technology that can detect potential hazards at even greater distances; and  
  • A fuel cell vehicle designed for comfort and minimal environmental impact.
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Akio Toyoda, President and Member of the Board of Directors, Toyota Motor Corporation: 2018 CES – Remarks

Akio Toyoda, President and Member of the Board of Directors, Toyota Motor Corporation: 2018 CES – Remarks

January 08, 2018
Akio Toyoda, President and Member of the Board of Directors, Toyota Motor Corporation: 2018 CES – Remarks... more

Toyota Launches New Mobility Ecosystem and Concept Vehicle at 2018 CES®

Toyota Launches New Mobility Ecosystem and Concept Vehicle at 2018 CES®

January 08, 2018
LAS VEGAS (January 8, 2018) Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda today announced a new mobility service business alliance and e-Palette Concept Vehicle designed to meet the demands of future multi-mode transportation and business applications.... more

Toyota Research Institute Introduces Next-Generation Automated Driving Research Vehicle at CES®

Toyota Research Institute Introduces Next-Generation Automated Driving Research Vehicle at CES®

January 04, 2018
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Jan. 4, 2018 – Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will show its next-generation automated driving research vehicle, Platform 3.0, at CES® next week in Las Vegas. The new platform, which is built on a Lexus LS 600hL, combines greater technological capabilities with new harmonized styling that integrates the automated vehicle technology into the LS model’s design. It will be on display in Toyota’s CES® exhibit in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center beginning Tues., Jan. 9.... more

December 2017 and Year-End Sales Conference Notes

December 2017 and Year-End Sales Conference Notes

January 03, 2018
Jack Hollis, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division, and Jeff Bracken, group vice president and general manager of the Lexus Division review Toyota and Lexus December and year-end sales results for 2017.... more

December 2017 Sales Chart

December 2017 Sales Chart

January 03, 2018
Toyota Motor North America December 2017 Sales Chart... more

Toyota Motor North America Reports December 2017, Year-End Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports December 2017, Year-End Sales

January 03, 2018
PLANO, Texas (January 3, 2018) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported December 2017 sales of 222,985 vehicles, a decrease of 8.3 percent from December 2016 on a volume basis. With one less selling day in December 2017 compared to December 2016, sales were down 4.8 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

Helping Houston Rebuild Homes, Lives Faster

Helping Houston Rebuild Homes, Lives Faster

December 19, 2017
Four months after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the streets in Houston are still littered with signs of the historic storm’s destructive force: drywall stacked up on curbs, children’s toys mangled and water damaged, a favorite couch splintered across a front yard.... more

Toyota Aims for Sales of More Than 5.5 Million Electrified Vehicles Including 1 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles per Year by 2030

Toyota Aims for Sales of More Than 5.5 Million Electrified Vehicles Including 1 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles per Year by 2030

December 18, 2017
TOYOTA CITY, Japan, December 18, 2017) Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces today its plans toward the popularization of electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. Toyota's electrified vehicle strategy centers on a significant acceleration in the development and launch plans of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). For full story, click here.... more

Newsweek Names Toyota World’s Greenest Automaker

Newsweek Names Toyota World’s Greenest Automaker

December 11, 2017
PLANO, Texas (December 11, 2017) – Newsweek has once again named Toyota one of the world’s greenest companies, scoring in the top 5% of global companies, and was named the “Best in Industry Global” in the automobiles category. Toyota was ranked #16 of the Global 500 greenest companies and #1 in the automobile category.... more

Toyota Takes a Road Trip Through History

Toyota Takes a Road Trip Through History

December 11, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (Dec. 9, 2017) –  From Atlanta to Selma to Meridian and Jackson, Toyota hosted another “Let’s Go Places Black History Tour” to historical African American sites, culminating with the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.... more

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Product Information

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Product Information

December 11, 2017

Style and Dynamism, Actualized

Style and Dynamism, Actualized

December 08, 2017
Toyota will premiere its all-new 2019 Avalon on Monday, January 15, at 1:05 PM EST during the 2018 North American International Auto Show.... more

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Appointments in North America

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Appointments in North America

December 08, 2017
PLANO, Texas, (Dec. 8, 2017) – Toyota today announced executive changes across its North American operations, effective January 1, 2018.... more

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