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Toyota: Launch of a Preparatory Committee for "Japan Hydrogen Association (JH2A)"
Oct 14, 2020 13:06 JST
The nine private companies (listed below) that are engaged in the construction and expansion of a hydrogen society announce that they are launching a new preparatory committee called "JAPAN Hydrogen association (JH2A)" to promote the formation of a hydrogen supply chain and global partnerships in the hydrogen sector.
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Toyota: Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Electric Truck Verification Tests to Start in Spring 2022
Oct 13, 2020 14:22 JST
Toyota and Hino are jointly developing heavy-duty FCETs, and Asahi Group, NLJ, Seino Transportation, Yamato Transport, and Toyota will perform the road trials in their logistics operations.
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Ogier on the Podium, Evans Remains Championship Leader for Toyota Gazoo Racing
Oct 12, 2020 09:36 JST
Rally Italia Sardegna came down to an exciting finale with Sebastien Ogier claiming a podium finish in his Toyota Yaris WRC in third overall after a valiant effort on the final day.
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JR East, Hitachi and Toyota to Develop Hybrid (Fuel Cell) Railway Vehicles Powered by Hydrogen
Oct 06, 2020 13:29 JST
East Japan Railway Company (JR East), Hitachi, Ltd., and Toyota Motor Corporation have entered into an agreement to collaborate on development of test railway vehicles equipped with hybrid systems that use hydrogen-powered fuel cells and storage batteries as their source of electricity.
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Toyota and Hino to Jointly Develop Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck for North America
Oct 06, 2020 05:43 JST
With the rapidly expanding interest in heavy-duty electric trucks, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Hino USA have agreed to jointly develop a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Ready to Defend WRC Leadership in Sardinia
Oct 02, 2020 16:09 JST
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team heads to the Italian island of Sardinia for the sixth round of the 2020 season on October 8-11 with the goal of defending its leadership of the drivers' and manufacturers' championships.
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Toyota's Global Sales in August Recover to Approximately 90% Year-on-Year Sales Recovering at a Faster Pace than Expected
Sep 29, 2020 13:36 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for August 2020, as well as the cumulative total from January to August 2020, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.
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Toyota Motor Corporation Announces Appointment of Tommi Makinen as a Motorsport Advisor
Sep 22, 2020 17:08 JST
Tommi Makinen will be appointed as a Motorsport Advisor to Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) from January 2021, with the aim of further advancing the manufacturing of ever-better cars.
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Evans Claims Victory for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing on a Turbulent Final Day
Sep 21, 2020 09:48 JST
Elfyn Evans took his second victory with the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team on a dramatic final day of Rally Turkey, where he rose from fourth to first position in a demanding longest stage of the 2020 season.
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GR Super Sport Makes Dynamic Public Debut at Le Mans
Sep 21, 2020 09:24 JST
The GR Super Sport hypercar returned to its spiritual home today to drive in public for the first time, as part of its ongoing development process, shortly before the start of the 88th Le Mans 24 Hours at the Circuit de la Sarthe.
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Toyota Gazoo Racing Takes Le Mans Hat-Trick
Sep 21, 2020 09:11 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a third consecutive overall Le Mans 24 Hours win with the TS050 HYBRID after a turbulent and ultimately-successful race at the Circuit de la Sarthe.
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TRI-AD Office Wins "Creative Office Award" at 33rd Nikkei New Office Awards
Sep 17, 2020 14:36 JST
Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it has received the "Creative Office Award" at the 33rd Nikkei New Office Awards held by Nikkei Inc. and the New Office Promotion Association (NOPA).
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Denyo and Toyota Jointly Develop and Start Verification Tests for Fuel Cell Power Supply Vehicle that Uses Hydrogen to Generate Electricity
Sep 17, 2020 12:40 JST
Denyo Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation has announced that they have jointly developed a fuel cell power supply vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity.
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Toyota to Launch New Companies for Marketing and for Creating Mobility Businesses
Sep 16, 2020 13:12 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Dentsu Group Inc. (Dentsu Group), and Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu), together with Toyota subsidiary Delphys Inc. (Delphys), announced today their intention to launch a new business structure, effective from January 2021 (scheduled), for innovating marketing and creating mobility businesses.
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Turkey's Testing Terrain Next Up for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing
Sep 11, 2020 18:49 JST
After the fast and smooth stages of Rally Estonia, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team faces a very different test on the rough and rocky roads of Rally Turkey for the next round of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship on September 18-20.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Aiming for Le Mans Hat-Trick
Sep 11, 2020 18:37 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will challenge for a third consecutive victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours as it targets a perfect final appearance at the Circuit de la Sarthe with its history-making TS050 HYBRID, in the 88th edition of the legendary French race.
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Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development to Form Woven Capital, an $800 Million Global Investment Fund
Sep 10, 2020 15:15 JST
Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will create Woven Capital, L.P. (Woven Capital), an $800 Million global growth-stage investment fund, to enhance the ability to achieve its vision of "Mobility to Love, Safety to Live."
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Toyota Launches Used Vehicle Online Store in Japan
Sep 08, 2020 12:33 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation announced today the launch of its Toyota Used Vehicle Online Store, a service for customers to order used vehicles online in Japan.
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Podium, Power Stage Win and a Streak of Fastest Times for the Toyota Yaris WRC
Sep 07, 2020 08:36 JST
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team had a fantastic final day on Rally Estonia with a podium finish for Sebastien Ogier, a Power Stage win for Kalle Rovanpera and six out of six stage wins for the Toyota Yaris WRC.
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Toyota Celebrates Launch of New GR Yaris in Japan with Virtual Event
Sep 04, 2020 12:42 JST
Celebrating the launch of the all-new GR Yaris in Japan, on sale nationwide through Toyota dealers starting from September 4, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing announced today that it will hold an event, called the GR YARIS ONLINE FES, that will display virtual images of the GR Yaris to fans, starting at 7:30 p.m. on September 16 (available only in Japanese).
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Toyota and Honda to Begin Demonstration Testing of a Mobile Power Generation/Output System to Deliver a Secure Supply of Electricity in Times of Disaster
Aug 31, 2020 15:06 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and Honda R&D Co., Ltd. will create a mobile power generation/output system, Moving e, that consists of a fuel cell bus that can carry a large amount of hydrogen, portable external power output devices and portable batteries, and will begin demonstration testing of the system's ability to deliver electricity anytime and anywhere.
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Toyota Rolls Out All-New Yaris Cross in Japan
Aug 31, 2020 08:00 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation announced the release of the Yaris Cross, a new-model compact SUV. The Yaris Cross will be available through Toyota dealers nationwide from August 31.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Keen to Resume Winning Ways as WRC Restarts
Aug 28, 2020 16:42 JST
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team will look to pick up where it left off when the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship resumes at Rally Estonia on September 4-6.
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JAXA and Toyota Announce 'LUNAR CRUISER' as Nickname for Manned Pressurized Rover
Aug 28, 2020 12:56 JST
JAXA and Toyota previously announced and have been conducting joint research on a manned, pressurized lunar rover that uses fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technologies.
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Toyota's Global Sales and Production Recovers to 90 Percent of Previous Year's Level in July 2020
Aug 28, 2020 12:47 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for July 2020 as well as the cumulative total from January to July 2020, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.
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TRI-AD Announces It Will Actively Participate in SmartCityX
Aug 26, 2020 15:06 JST
Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will actively participate in SmartCityX, a global open innovation program led by Scrum Ventures LLC (Scrum Ventures).
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Toyota and Amazon Web Services Collaborate on Toyota's Mobility Services Platform
Aug 18, 2020 08:09 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation 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 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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SPA ONE-TWO for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing
Aug 17, 2020 09:52 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing returned to winning ways in the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with a one-two victory in a dramatic and rain-affected Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the sixth round of the season.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Back on Track at SPA
Aug 07, 2020 17:04 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will finally resume its defence of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) title after an enforced six-month break, when racing returns next weekend with the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.
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