Toyota Sees Petrol Hybrids As Precursors To EVs

By APA Bureau: Hybrid vehicles can immediately be marketed, while the fully electric vehicle technology is perfected and infrastructure is developed, to reduce the CO2 emission from vehicles on road. The technology to develop hybrids can be eventually used for electrical vehicles (EVs). According to Takashi Uehara, Chief Engineer, Power Train Product Planning Division, Toyota […]

Toyota, Suzuki to jointly produce vehicles in India

Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation have agreed to start discussing new joint projects in the fields of technological development, vehicle production, and market development. After having concluded a memorandum of understanding toward business partnership on February 6, 2017, Toyota and Suzuki have been pursuing concrete forms of cooperation and have announced the mutual […]

Toyota Creates ‘Connected Technologies’ to advance In-Car user experience

Toyota Motor North America will form a new group focused on delivering industry-leading user experiences and new technologies for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Leveraging the company’s new ‘One Toyota’ structure, the newly formed “Connected Technologies” group will have approximately 100 positions and will include members from Toyota’s existing teams working on connected vehicles, information […]

Toyota’s CSRC Launches Study On Autonomous, Connected Vehicle Technologies

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) today formally launched the next phase of its research mission, celebrating the successful conclusion of its first five years of auto safety research. The new research effort, named CSRC Next, will focus on the challenges and opportunities of autonomous and connected vehicle technologies over the next decade. First announced […]

Toyota Hybrids Sales Exceed 10 Million

Toyota Motor Corporation, as of January 31, 2017, has sold globally 10.05 million units of its hybrid vehicles, demonstrating the staying power of a technology that is now emerging as a mainstream solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants. Toyota has encouraged the mass-market adoption of hybrid vehicles across the globe. The company […]

Toyota Creates $1M Grant to Tackle Mobility Challenges in North Texas

To help address mobility challenges in North Texas, Toyota announced a $1 million impact grant in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, available for local non-profits, academic institutions and social entrepreneurs.  The grant, a joint program between Toyota Motor North America and Toyota Financial Services, requires collaboration among up to five organizations. “By engaging […]

Toyota Opportunity Exchange: Matchmaking for diverse suppliers

Hundreds of Tier I suppliers occupy the trade show floor at Toyota’s Opportunity Exchange each year looking to make connections with women and minority-owned businesses. One of those is Multi-Training Systems of Southfield, Mich. “I’ve been attending Opportunity Exchange for more than 10 years,” said Donna Charles, Multi-Training Systems sales and marketing manager. “We’re doing […]