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Toyota: The Master Craftsmanship of the Century, Japan's Only Chauffeur-Driven Car
May 15, 2019 15:19 JST
A look inside Toyota Motor East Japan's Higashi-Fuji Plant, which is responsible for producing every Century model, reveals the many ways master craftsmen leave their mark.
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Tanak and the Toyota Yaris WRC Conquer a New Rally in Chile
May 13, 2019 11:36 JST
Ott Tanak and the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team clinched their second victories of the season at the first ever running of Rally Chile.
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Babson College and the Toyota Mobility Foundation Team Up to Accelerate the Future of Mobility
May 10, 2019 09:08 JST
The Toyota Mobility Foundation will provide USD2 million toward the partnership with Babson to identify real-world mobility issues facing a local community and create a sustainable plan that would address that challenge.
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Panasonic and Toyota Agree to Establish Joint Venture Related to Town Development Business
May 09, 2019 10:43 JST
Panasonic Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation concluded today contracts aimed toward the establishment of a new joint venture related to the town development business.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Secures World Championship
May 07, 2019 09:59 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing secured the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) teams' title in a dramatic and weather-affected Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the penultimate round of the 2018-2019 season.
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Toyota AI Ventures Launches New $100M Fund
May 03, 2019 08:08 JST
Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Toyota AI Ventures (TAIV) today announced Fund II, a new $100M fund dedicated to investing in early-stage startups developing disruptive technologies and business models in the autonomous mobility and robotics markets.
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Toyota to Begin Producing the Popular Lexus NX Compact Luxury SUV in Canada
Apr 30, 2019 08:09 JST
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) will begin producing the top-selling Lexus NX and Lexus NX Hybrid compact luxury SUVs at its Cambridge, Ontario facility starting in early 2022.
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Toyota Yaris WRC Climbs the Leaderboard in the Argentine Mountains
Apr 29, 2019 11:22 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team showed strong performance on the final day of a demanding Rally Argentina, but just missed out on the podium places despite a spirited fightback from Kris Meeke, who finished fourth.
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Toyota Strengthens Head Office Research and Development Capabilities with New Facility for Building Ever-better Cars
Apr 25, 2019 12:03 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation has completed work on the central section of its new research and development facility, named Toyota Technical Center Shimoyama, located in a mountainous area straddling the cities of Toyota and Okazaki.
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Toyota's TRI-AD, Maxar Technologies and NTT DATA Collaborate to Build High-Definition Maps for Autonomous Vehicles from Space
Apr 25, 2019 10:58 JST
This is an important move toward advancing TRI-AD's open software platform concept known as Automated Mapping Platform (AMP) and help realize the scalability of autonomous driving.
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Toyota: The Future of Zero-Emission Trucking Takes Another Leap Forward
Apr 23, 2019 08:00 JST
Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) took the next great leap towards the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the first of Toyota and Kenworth's jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks before a crowd of media, government officials and industry and community leaders during a special event held at the Port of Los Angeles.
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Toyota Establishes Joint Research Institute with China's Tsinghua University
Apr 22, 2019 10:20 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Tsinghua University announced today that they have agreed to establish the Tsinghua - Toyota Joint Research Institute (Joint Research Institute) on April 21.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Eyes South American Gravel Glory
Apr 19, 2019 16:30 JST
A run of consecutive gravel-based events for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team begins with a double-header in South America. First comes an established classic event, Rally Argentina (April 25-28), where the Toyota Yaris WRC claimed victory in 2018.
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Toyota, DENSO and SoftBank Vision Fund to Invest $1 Billion in Uber's Advanced Technologies Group
Apr 19, 2019 08:35 JST
Toyota Motor Corp., DENSO Corporation and the SoftBank Vision Fund (SVF) announced today that they will invest USD1 billion in Uber Technologies Inc.'s Advanced Technologies Group (Uber ATG).
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World Premiere of Toyota's All-New 2020 Highlander at New York International Auto Show
Apr 17, 2019 12:04 JST
Toyota is on a major roll with new SUV's, especially the next-generation three-row 2020 Highlander debuting at the New York International Auto Show.
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Toyota Premieres Toyota-brand Battery Electric Vehicles Ahead of 2020 China Launch
Apr 16, 2019 10:25 JST
Toyota announces that today the company premiered its C-HR and IZOA battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as part of its activities on the opening day of Auto Shanghai 2019.
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Toyota Rolls Out All-New RAV4
Apr 10, 2019 12:38 JST
Toyota announces the launch of its completely redesigned RAV4 in Japan and the start of sales at all nationwide Toyota "Corolla" and "Netz" dealers, and Toyota Mobility Tokyo, Inc.
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Toyota and DENSO Reach Agreement on Transfer Contract for Consolidating Electronic Component Operations
Apr 05, 2019 13:06 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and DENSO Corporation announce that they have made a formal decision and reached agreement toward concluding a contract to transfer core electronic component operations to DENSO.
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Toyota Introduces Station for the Production and Supply of Hydrogen from Renewable Energy at Motomachi Plant
Apr 04, 2019 13:11 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation announces today that it has newly introduced SimpleFuel to its Motomachi Plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture.
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Toyota Promotes Global Vehicle Electrification by Providing Nearly 24,000 Licenses Royalty-Free
Apr 03, 2019 12:50 JST
With consideration for the amount of time, money and resources needed to develop sustainable mobility to help combat rising emissions and continuing to utilize currently available technology, Toyota Motor Corporation announced today two measures related to its patents and technical knowledge to further promote the widespread use of electrified vehicles.
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Toyota Holds Ceremony to Welcome 1,492 New Employees
Apr 01, 2019 10:30 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) held its annual entrance ceremony for new employees today at 11:00 a.m. in Jimu Main Hall at TMC headquarters in Toyota City.
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Toyota Yaris WRC First and Second on the Calvi Power Stage
Apr 01, 2019 08:01 JST
The strong performance of the Toyota Yaris WRC on the Tour de Corse concluded with a one-two finish on the rally-ending Power Stage for Kris Meeke and Ott Tanak.
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SUBARU, Nissan, and Mazda Vehicles to Be Newly Equipped with "D-Call Net" Advanced Automatic Collision Notification System
Mar 28, 2019 09:10 JST
Three new automobile manufacturers--SUBARU, Nissan, and Mazda--are to participate in D-Call Net, which comprises the certified non-profit organization Emergency Medical Network of Helicopter (HEM-Net), automobile manufacturers, and service providers.
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Toyota Motor Corporation Unveils Redesign of Corporate Website
Mar 27, 2019 17:19 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has updated its official website.
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Toyota Begins Field Trials of Soil Diagnostics and Improvement Proposal Service Using Optical Sensors
Mar 26, 2019 13:26 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) begins field trials today of a new support service that uses data from real-time visualization of soil components during agricultural land analysis to diagnose soil characteristics and propose improvements.
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New Toyota GR Supra Races off the Line
Mar 25, 2019 16:24 JST
In early March, the first production version of the all-new Toyota GR Supra rolled off the production line at the Magna Steyr, Graz Plant in Austria. But customers shouldn't get their hopes up of getting their hands on the first production model--this one is already taken.
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The Toyota Yaris WRC Takes on the Twisting Turns of Corsica
Mar 22, 2019 19:38 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team takes the lead of the drivers', co-drivers' and manufacturers' standings to the French island of Corsica for the first pure asphalt round of the season, the classic Tour de Corse.
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Toyota and Suzuki Agree to Start Consideration Toward New Collaboration
Mar 20, 2019 16:14 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced their agreement to begin considering concrete collaboration in new fields.
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Victory for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing at Sebring
Mar 18, 2019 08:37 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing conquered the 1000 Miles of Sebring to extend its advantage in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with a one-two victory in the sixth round of the 2018-2019 season.
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