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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Takes on the Challenge of 24 Hours of Nurburgring Endurance Race with New GR Supra and Second-Year Lexus LC
Jun 11, 2019 16:09 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will compete in the 24 Hours of Nurburgring Endurance Race, which takes place at Nurburgring in Germany from June 20 to 23, 2019.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Ready to Defend Le Mans Crown
Jun 07, 2019 16:04 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will bring the curtain down on its record-breaking 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season when it sets out to defend its Le Mans 24 Hours crown next week in the most challenging event of the year.
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Toyota: Aiming to Popularize BEVs
Jun 07, 2019 12:28 JST
Much work lies ahead to achieve the popularization of BEVs. Specifically, we will be focusing on vehicle development and the stable supply, improved durability, and reuse of batteries.
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Toyota and Subaru Agree to Jointly Develop BEV-dedicated Platform and BEV SUV
Jun 06, 2019 13:04 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and Subaru Corporation disclosed today that they have agreed to jointly develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for midsize and large passenger vehicles and to jointly develop a C-segment-class BEV SUV model for sale under each company's own brand.
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IOC Receives Delivery of Zero Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles from Toyota
Jun 05, 2019 11:02 JST
The eight Mirai passenger cars--otherwise known as fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV)--were unveiled on the eve of World Environment Day at Olympic House--the IOC's new sustainability-driven headquarters to be inaugurated on 23 June 2019.
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Second Straight Victory for TÄnak and the Toyota Yaris WRC
Jun 03, 2019 08:05 JST
Ott TÄnak and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team are celebrating their second victory in as many events--and their third in total in 2019--after clinching a hard-earned win on Rally de Portugal.
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Toyota to Establish New Plant in Myanmar
May 30, 2019 16:43 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation has decided to establish Toyota Myanmar Co., Ltd., (TMY) as its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021.
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JNCAP Assessment on Toyota Vehicles Announced
May 30, 2019 13:12 JST
Toyota models Alphard/Vellfire, Crown, and Corolla Sport received the highest score of 'ASV"+++" in the FY20180 preventive safety performance assessment conducted by JNCAP*2.
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Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results
May 30, 2019 12:41 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for April 2019, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.
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TRENDE, Toyota and UTokyo Experiment with Next-generation Electricity System
May 28, 2019 18:00 JST
TRENDE Inc., a Tokyo Electric Power Company group company, Toyota Motor Corporation, and the University of Tokyo will conduct a joint experiment, from June 2019 at Toyota's Higashi Fuji Technical Center and the surrounding area, with a next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) electricity system that enables homes, businesses, and electric vehicles (EVs) connected to the electricity grid to trade electricity using a blockchain.
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Toyota Yaris WRC Tackles a Tough Gravel Double
May 24, 2019 16:02 JST
Two gravel rallies in the south of Europe await the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team as the 2019 season passes the halfway stage.
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The University of Tokyo, Toyota and TRENDE to Begin Testing Next-generation Electricity System
May 23, 2019 13:03 JST
The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Toyota Motor Corporation, and TRENDE Inc., will jointly conduct tests, from June 17 at Toyota's Higashifuji Technical Center and the surrounding area, on a next-generation electricity system (P2P electricity transactions) that enables homes, businesses, and electrified vehicles connected to the electricity grid to trade electricity using blockchain.
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Toyota Rolls Out New Supra
May 17, 2019 14:49 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces the launch of the new Supra in Japan at Toyota dealers nationwide.
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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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