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PLANO, Texas, December 12, 2018 –Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain Toyota 2003-2005 Model Year Corolla, 2002-2005 Model Year Sequoia, 2003-2005 Model Year Tundra and 2002-2005 Model Year Lexus SC vehicles in the United States. Approximately 65,000 vehicles are involved in this recall.
Catch the world premiere of the 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition at the North American International Auto Show, January 14th, 2019. https://livestream.com/lexusinternational/Detroit2019
PLANO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2018)—The storied account of the successful launch of the Lexus brand has been told many times in books and articles, but little is known about the charity program that was launched by the brand at the same time. Even before the first dealership opened, Lexus had begun plans for giving back to local communities, and Lexus Champions for Charity is now in its 30th year of raising money for a host of nonprofit organizations across the country.
National Environmental Education Foundation and Toyota Award Grants to Restore Public Lands Impacted by Natural Disaster
Extreme weather events have been grabbing headlines with increasing frequency. Whether a hurricane, tornado, or flood, communities face the challenge of recovering from the damage and preparing for potential repeats. Non-profits are taking a larger role in helping communities rebound,* and restoring their access and enjoyment of local public lands is an important component. To support these efforts, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and Toyota Motor North America, are awarding $200,000 in Restoration & Resilience grants to support the work of nonprofit organizations on public lands impacted by natural disasters.
"Toyota is pleased the U.S., Mexico and Canada have signed a trilateral trade agreement to modernize North America’s manufacturing platform. This agreement is a critical step toward protecting auto-related jobs, including those of the 137,000 Americans who make their living working for Toyota. We encourage Congress to expeditiously review and approve USMCA. At the same time, we urge elimination of the threat of auto-related tariffs to provide much-needed certainty to the American auto industry.” – James Lentz, CEO, Toyota Motor North America
PLANO, Texas (December 3, 2018) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported November 2018 sales of 190,423 units. With the same number of selling days in November 2018 compared to November 2017, sales were down 0.6 percent on a volume basis and a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (November 30, 2018) –Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. (TMMTX) is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President Kevin Voelkel has been promoted to president, TMMTX effective January 1, 2019. Voelkel joined TMMTX in 2005, and played an integral role in establishing the San Antonio manufacturing facility inclusive of Toyota’s first on-site supplier campus.
PLANO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2018) – In an effort to speed decision making and further develop a performance-driven workforce, Toyota Motor North America announces changes to its executive team effective January 2019.
PLANO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2018) – Toyotathon is back for its 39th year with a holiday spot that showcases a heartwarming homecoming. The 90-second “Home for the Holidays” spot premiered Wednesday night, November 28th, on NBC’s primetime Christmas in Rockefeller Center, with a throw from NBC’s TODAY Host Al Roker.
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 28, 2018) – Toyota is pulling out all the stops for the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov. 30-Dec. 9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Featuring the debut of the Corolla Hybrid, Prius AWD-e, TRD sedans and Nightshade Special Edition vehicles, Toyota’s A-List lineup is sure to captivate in La La Land.
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 28, 2018) When it comes to the 2019 Prius, “Let’s Go Places” can be expanded to “let’s go more places, in more conditions” thanks to the available new AWD-e system. Designed to provide more confidence and control when weather and road conditions are less than ideal, the electric all-wheel drive system further expands where the Prius can take drivers.
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 28, 2018) – With its bumper-to-bumper, wheels-to-roof transformation, the 2020 Toyota Corolla was already big news in sedans for 2019. And now comes the ultimate “But wait, there’s more!” bonus: a new hybrid model that achieves at least 50 mpg combined fuel economy (projected). That makes the 2020 Corolla Hybrid the most fuel-efficient model to ever wear the model name that debuted more than a half-century ago.
TOYOTA CITY, Japan, November 26, 2018—Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) today announces the total global number of vehicles equipped with Toyota Safety Sense (TSS)1, the Toyota-developed preventive safety package, has reached the 10 million unit mark, approximately three and a half years after its March 2015 introduction. It is anticipated that within this year, three million vehicles in Japan and five million vehicles in North America will have the package.
PLANO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2018) The original Toyota RAV4 arrived in the United States 22 years ago, casting the mold for a whole new industry segment, which evolved into the compact crossover SUV.
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 looks nothing like its predecessors, and that is purely by design. The all-new, fifth-generation model brings back a more dedicated SUV appearance, a reflection of both its enhanced capability and of customer desires. People buy SUVs for emotional reasons, not just practical reasons.
From new multimedia technology to smarter all-wheel drive and a more efficient hybrid powertrain, the fifth-generation Toyota RAV4 is brimming with high-tech that works seamlessly and conveniently to deliver a rewarding driving and ownership experience.