Toyota Motor Corporation Press Release


Toyota and Preferred Networks to Begin Joint Development on Service Robots that Cater to Market Needs
Aug 07, 2019 14:03 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and Preferred Networks, Inc. (PFN) have agreed to engage in joint research and development on Toyota's Human Support Robot (HSR) robotics platform.
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Toyota Improves Preventive Safety Performance of "Sora" FCEV Bus in Japan
Aug 06, 2019 12:41 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces today the launch of its updated "Sora1" Fuel Cell Electrified Vehicle bus (FCEV bus) in August and improvements to its preventive safety performance. Specifically, Toyota has improved the Sora's preventive safety performance through the use of ITS functions (ITS: Intelligent Transport Systems). Additionally, the Sora's transportation capacity, speed, and punctuality have been expanded.
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SDK Starts Shipments of BMC for TOYOTA's Hybrid Vehicles in China
Aug 05, 2019 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) has started supplying bulk molding compound (BMC) to Toyota Motor Corporation (TOYOTA) as sealing material for generator motors used in TOYOTA COROLLA HYBRID and TOYOTA LEVIN HYBRID recently launched in China. The BMC material, produced by Shanghai Showa Highpolymer Co., Ltd, is being shipped to Toyota Motor (Changshu) Auto Parts Co., Ltd.
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Tänak and the Toyota Yaris WRC Score Another Finland Win
Aug 05, 2019 08:03 JST
For the third year in a row, the Toyota Yaris WRC has won the fastest event on the FIA World Rally Championship calendar, Rally Finland.
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Toyota Yaris WRC Chases a Third Win on Home Roads
Jul 26, 2019 16:43 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team is targeting a third Rally Finland victory in as many years when the 2019 season resumes on August 1-4.
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Toyota Expands Collaboration in Mobility as a Service (MaaS) with Didi Chuxing, a Leading Ride-hailing Platform
Jul 25, 2019 13:05 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces today that it has concluded an agreement with Didi Chuxing (DiDi) to expand collaboration in Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in China.
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Toyota to Bring Various Mobility to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
Jul 23, 2019 12:42 JST
With these three pillars, Toyota has been aiming to provide mobility solutions that go beyond the traditional provision of vehicles.
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Toyota Mobility Foundation to Study Vehicle Data to Inform Road Maintenance Inspection in Akaiwa City, Okayama
Jul 23, 2019 10:07 JST
Together with Akaiwa City, the Okayama Prefecture, Okayama University, and the local Akaiwa City Police, the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) is holding a conference to discuss studying connected-car data to inform road maintenance.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing: World Champions Prepare for TS050 HYBRID Farewell Tour
Jul 22, 2019 21:21 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's history-making TS050 HYBRID has been further optimised ahead of the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season as the team prepares to defend its World Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours titles.
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Toyota Robots Help People Experience Their Dreams of Attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
Jul 22, 2019 09:11 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation, as a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, aims to provide mobility solutions that go beyond providing official vehicles for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
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BYD, Toyota Enter Agreement to Jointly Develop Battery Electric Vehicles
Jul 19, 2019 18:52 JST
BYD, Toyota Enter Agreement to Jointly Develop Battery Electric Vehicles
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Toyota Supports Tokyo 2020 with Specially-designed "APM" Mobility Vehicle
Jul 18, 2019 17:41 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation, worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, announced today that to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, it is developing a special new product, the "APM (Accessible People Mover)", a mobility vehicle designed expressly for use at the Games.
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Toyota to Start Verification Tests in Japan Using "Ha:mo Ride" Driving Data
Jul 18, 2019 10:31 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation will conduct verification tests in Toyota City using driving data obtained from "Ha:mo Ride", a car-sharing service that utilizes "COMS" ultra-compact BEVs (battery electric vehicles), from September 9 to October 13.
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CATL and Toyota Form Comprehensive Partnership for New Energy Vehicle Batteries
Jul 17, 2019 13:47 JST
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) and Toyota Motor Corporation announced today that they have entered into a comprehensive partnership agreement for the stable supply and further development of New Energy Vehicle (NEV) batteries.
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JAXA and Toyota Commence Joint Research into Manned Pressurized Rover
Jul 16, 2019 13:19 JST
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announce today that they have signed a three-year joint research agreement running from fiscal year 2019 to fiscal year 2021.
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Toyota Shifts Production Plans at Its Alabama Joint Venture Plant
Jul 11, 2019 10:34 JST
Toyota is shifting future production plans at the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) joint venture assembly plant as an opportunity to build a new, yet-to-be announced SUV.
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Toyota and JTEKT to Start Consideration Toward Transfer of Toyota-owned Shares of Yutaka Seimitsu Kogyo to JTEKT
Jul 10, 2019 18:16 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and JTEKT Corporation announce today that they have agreed to start consideration toward the transfer of Toyota-owned shares of Yutaka Seimitsu Kogyo, Ltd. to JTEKT by January 2020.
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DENSO and Toyota Agree to Establish a Joint Venture for Research and Advanced Development of Next-generation, In-vehicle Semiconductors
Jul 10, 2019 15:15 JST
DENSO Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation today agreed to establish a joint venture for research and advanced development of next-generation, in-vehicle semiconductors. The two companies will study the details and aim to establish the new company in April 2020.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to Commence Sales of GR Supra GT4 in 2020
Jul 04, 2019 14:54 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing confirmed today that it will launch the GR Supra GT4, a race car for customer teams, in 2020.
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NEDO, Sharp, and Toyota to Begin Public Road Trials of Electrified Vehicles Equipped with High-efficiency Solar Batteries
Jul 04, 2019 13:20 JST
NEDO, Sharp Corporation (Sharp), and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) plan to commence public road trials from late July 2019. The trials aim to assess the effectiveness of improvements in cruising range and fuel efficiency of electrified vehicles equipped with high-efficiency solar batteries.
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Toyota Provides Easy-to-use Map Showing Real-time Traffic Information and Road Closures in Japan
Jul 01, 2019 13:20 JST
You can check whether roads in Japan on your planned route are passable or not with this online map, accessible from your smartphone, computer, or other devices.
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Toyota Adds "Aqua" to Lineup of Models Available through "KINTO ONE" as Nationwide Rollout of Service Begins July 1 in Japan
Jul 01, 2019 12:40 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation will expand its KINTO ONE "beloved car" subscription service nationwide, initially introduced on a trial basis in the Tokyo area on March 1 of this year.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Rally Challenge Program
Jun 28, 2019 16:05 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is accelerating the 2019 activities of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Rally Challenge Program, which supports young drivers competing in the tough global arena of rallying.
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Toyota Reveals Its Star Attractions at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed
Jun 28, 2019 14:18 JST
Toyota's finest race, rally and road-going cars will add to the sound and spectacle of the Goodwood Festival of Speed next week (July 4 to 7).
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Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results
Jun 27, 2019 13:48 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for May 2019, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.
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Toyota: GR Supra Finishes in 41st Place Overall, and Lexus LC in 54th Place
Jun 25, 2019 14:13 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) entered the Lexus LC and GR Supra(1) in the 47th edition of the 24 Hours of Nurburgring, which was held at N?rburgring in Germany from June 22 to 23, 2019.
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Toyota to Bring Forward to May 2020 Plan to Make All Vehicle Models Available Through All Sales Outlets in Japan
Jun 24, 2019 14:14 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation announces today that it has decided to bring forward to May 2020 its plan to make, in principle, all of its Japanese-market vehicle models available through all sales outlets in Japan.
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Toyota Provides Easy-to-use Map Showing Real-time Traffic Information and Road Closures in Japan
Jun 19, 2019 11:20 JST
You can check whether roads in Japan on your planned route are passable or not with this online map, accessible from your smartphone, computer, or other devices. Road closures, road sign icons, and more are also displayed in real-time.
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Late Heartbreak for Tanak and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing
Jun 17, 2019 07:56 JST
After a very strong performance throughout the weekend, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team driver Ott Tanak was on course for his third straight victory on Rally Italia Sardegna when he was slowed in the very last stage by a steering issue.
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