Toyota Motor Corporation Press Release


Toyota Green Energy Established to Conduct Renewable Energy Power Generation Business
Apr 03, 2020 16:30 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation, Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., and Toyota Tsusho Corporation concluded an agreement today to establish Toyota Green Energy LLP for the purposes of obtaining and managing renewable energy sources in Japan and supplying electric power from renewable energy sources to the Toyota Group in the future.
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Toyota Awarded the 66th Okochi Memorial Production Prize for the Development of an Aluminum Casting Technology
Apr 03, 2020 13:36 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced that it has jointly developed(1) an innovative aluminum casting technology that improves the plant environment and product functionality, for which it has received the Okochi Memorial Production Prize in the 66th (2019) Okochi Memorial Prize awards.
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BYD, Toyota Launch BYD TOYOTA EV TECHNOLOGY Joint Venture to Conduct Battery Electric Vehicle R&D
Apr 02, 2020 16:25 JST
The name of the new company is BYD TOYOTA EV TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (BTET). Hirohisa Kishi from Toyota will serve as chairman, and Zhao Binggen from BYD will be the chief executive officer (CEO).
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Toyota Mobility Foundation Introduces Connected and Sanitized Mobility Services for Healthcare Workers in Support of the Fight Against COVID-19
Mar 31, 2020 13:24 JST
Under the unprecedented backdrop of the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on human lives and every aspect of daily life, Governments around the world are trying to find the best approach to manage the situation, such as medical interventions, lockdowns and travel restrictions that are aimed at "flattening the curve."
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Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results
Mar 30, 2020 16:06 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for February 2020 as well as the cumulative total from January to February 2020, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.
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Toyota Acknowledges Tencent Keen Security Lab's Initiatives for Improving Automotive Cybersecurity
Mar 30, 2020 11:38 JST
Vehicle performance, including the security of connected technology systems, is a top priority for Toyota. Consistent with that commitment, Toyota engages with security researchers and other vehicle manufacturers regarding vehicle and enterprise cybersecurity.
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NTT and Toyota Enter into Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Business and Capital Alliance Agreement
Mar 24, 2020 16:06 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and NTT Corporation announce that they entered into a memorandum of understanding concerning a business and capital alliance (the Alliance) upon approving a resolution at meetings of their respective Board of Directors today.
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Toyota and Hino to Jointly Develop Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Truck
Mar 23, 2020 13:04 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and Hino Motors, Ltd. have agreed to jointly develop a heavy-duty fuel cell truck, and to proceed with initiatives toward its practical use through verification tests and other means.
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Statement on Reported COVID-19 Infection at Toyota Work Site in Japan
Mar 20, 2020 09:59 JST
Today, Toyota has confirmed that a male full-time employee in his 20's working as an line worker at its Toyota City Takaoka Plant, based in Aichi Prefecture, Japan has been found to be infected with COVID-19.
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Toyota: TRI-AD and DMP kick off HD Map update PoC from April 2020
Mar 17, 2020 12:18 JST
On March 17th, 2020, Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. and Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. have agreed to a partnership to build a proof of concept (PoC) applying the technologies of both companies starting April 2020.
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Toyota Blockchain Lab, Accelerating Blockchain Technology Initiatives and External Collaboration
Mar 16, 2020 13:13 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Financial Services Corporation launched a cross-Group virtual organization, Toyota Blockchain Lab, in April 2019, which has moved forward with initiatives for using blockchain technology including, to date, verifying the usefulness of the technology through demonstration trials, and global collaboration with Group companies.
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Ogier Scores his First Victory in the Toyota Yaris WRC
Mar 16, 2020 08:21 JST
Sebastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia have secured their first victory for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team with a record-equalling sixth Rally Mexico triumph: also the first win on the grueling gravel event for the Toyota Yaris WRC.
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Toyota Develops New Paint Atomizer with Over 95 percent Coating Efficiency, Highest in the World
Mar 12, 2020 12:32 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation has developed a new type of paint atomizer (airless paint atomizer) that uses static electricity instead of air, to replace the conventional air paint atomizers used in the vehicle body painting process.
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TRI-AD Enables Successful Creation of HD Maps for Automated Driving on Surface Roads
Mar 11, 2020 00:30 JST
Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD), Toyota's automated driving software development company, has successfully completed proof of concepts (PoC) demonstrating high definition (HD) map building for surface roads with relative accuracy of less than 50 centimeters, a good level that is required for automated driving.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Aims to Continue its Strong Start in the Mexican Heat
Mar 09, 2020 08:18 JST
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team heads to Rally Mexico (March 12-15)--the first true gravel event of the season--aiming to continue its impressive start to the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship and achieve another top result.
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"Hydrogen Utilization Study Group in Chubu" Launched to Study the Potential for Large-scale Hydrogen Use in the Chubu Region
Mar 06, 2020 13:07 JST
Ten private companies working to promote hydrogen utilization have established the Hydrogen Utilization Study Group in Chubu to create demand for hydrogen and build a supply chain for stable hydrogen utilization in the Chubu region.
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Toyota Announces Changes to Executive Structure, Senior Management Responsibilities, and Organizational Structure
Mar 03, 2020 15:02 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today that it intends to implement changes to its executive structure, senior management responsibilities, and organizational structure described below effective April 1, 2020.
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Toyota Updates Results for January 2020
Feb 27, 2020 12:35 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for January 2020, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., and Hino Motors, Ltd.
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Double Podium for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in Austin
Feb 25, 2020 08:41 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a double podium finish in the six-hour Lone Star Le Mans race in Austin, Texas, the fifth round of the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
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Toyota and Toyota Industries Jointly Develop New Battery for Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Feb 20, 2020 13:27 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Industries Corporation announce that they have jointly developed a new battery for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV).
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2020 Kicks Off in Texas for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing
Feb 17, 2020 18:59 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is ready to defend its FIA World Endurance Championship lead this week when the 2019-2020 season resumes with the six-hour Lone Star Le Mans race, in Austin.
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Evans Wins, Rovanpera on the Podium with Stunning Drives in the Toyota Yaris WRC
Feb 17, 2020 08:14 JST
Elfyn Evans has scored his first victory with the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team following a dominant performance at Rally Sweden in just his second event behind the wheel of the Toyota Yaris WRC.
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Toyota Mobility Foundation Introduces Global Next-Gen Urban Development & Traffic Management Challenge with MDEC
Feb 13, 2020 16:19 JST
Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has entered into an agreement with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to launch the City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge (CATCH).
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Targets a Third Sweden Triumph
Feb 07, 2020 18:19 JST
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team will look to build on its positive start to the season when it heads to round two of the 2020 season, Rally Sweden: an event it has won in twice in the last three years.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Outlines 2020 Motorsports Activities
Feb 07, 2020 12:50 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) is TOYOTA's racing company positioning motorsports activities as the basis of our quest to make ever-better cars.
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Toyota Announces April-December 2019 Financial Results
Feb 06, 2020 15:05 JST
Consolidated vehicle sales totaled 6,830,129 units, an increase of 129,227 units compared to the same period last fiscal year.
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Toyota Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications
Feb 04, 2020 07:04 JST
Former racing catamaran turned ship of the future, Energy Observer has made waves as it has been navigating its six-year odyssey around the world as the first energy-autonomous hydrogen vessel.
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Toyota and Panasonic Decide to Establish Joint Venture Specializing in Automotive Prismatic Batteries
Feb 03, 2020 15:08 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic) announced today that they have decided to establish Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, Inc., a joint venture specializing in automotive prismatic batteries.
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Toyota's New Acceleration Suppression Function Set to Launch in Summer 2020
Feb 03, 2020 13:24 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation announced today that it has developed an Acceleration Suppression Function that used big data collected from connected cars to help identify the abnormal operation of the accelerator and control acceleration.
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