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Amazon Customers Have a Chance to Win All-New Alexa-Enabled 2019 Lexus ES This Prime Day

Tue, 2018-07-03 09:15
PLANO, Texas (July 3, 2018) — Amazon customers will have the opportunity to win an all-new Alexa-enabled 2019 Lexus ES as part of the Alexa Home-Smart-Home Sweepstakes to celebrate Prime Day. Starting today, participants can enter to win by logging into their Amazon.com account and watching a Lexus video from start to finish at http://www.amazon.com/HomeSmartHome or by asking Alexa questions about Prime Day, among dozens of other entry methods. Entries will be accepted until July 15, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. PDT.

June 2018 and First Half Sales Chart

Tue, 2018-07-03 07:45

Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. Sales for June, First Half 2018

Tue, 2018-07-03 07:45
PLANO, Texas (July 3, 2018) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported June 2018 sales of 209,602 units. With one more selling day in June 2018 compared to June 2017, sales were up 3.6 percent on volume basis and down 0.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. 
 

Toyota Drivers Victorious in Late-Race Showdowns

Mon, 2018-07-02 15:30
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Kyle Busch held off a last lap charge at Chicagoland Speedway to capture his fifth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) victory in 2018.

RC F GT3 Finishes Fourth at Watkins Glen

Mon, 2018-07-02 10:30
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 2, 2018) – The 3GT Racing No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 recorded a fourth-place result in the GTD class on Sunday in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Watkins Glen International with drivers Jack Hawksworth, David Heinemeier Hansson and Mario Farnbacher.

Toyota Submits Comments on Proposed Import Tariffs to Commerce Department

Fri, 2018-06-29 08:00
Toyota Motor North America today filed comments with the U.S. Commerce Department on its Section 232 investigation on the national security implications of imported vehicles and parts. Key excerpts from the company’s comments are below. Toyota’s full submission can be found here.

2019 Lexus ES 350 Specifications

Thu, 2018-06-28 22:00

Lexus RC F GT3s Ready to Race in Six-Hour Endurance Event at Watkins Glen

Thu, 2018-06-28 08:20
WATKINS GLEN, New York (June 28, 2018) – Lexus and 3GT Racing will return to New York’s Watkins Glen International this weekend for the third of four endurance events on the 2018 IMSA schedule when they compete in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen on Sunday.

Toyota Statement on Proposed Tariff on Vehicle Imports

Wed, 2018-06-27 12:00
The Commerce department has set Friday, June 29th as a deadline to file comments on its proposed tariff. Industry trade associations, automakers, including Toyota, and other groups plan to submit comments. To follow is Toyota’s statement in advance of its formal submission.

Toyota Research Institute Joins Study of Workforce Impact from Automated Vehicles

Wed, 2018-06-27 10:00
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (June 26, 2018) – The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is contributing $75,000 to the American Center for Mobility (ACM) analysis of automated vehicles’ impact on driving-related jobs. ACM’s study, titled "Preparing the Workforce for Automated Vehicles," is being conducted by Michigan State University in collaboration with Texas A&M Transportation Institute. TRI joins other companies in supporting this important research.

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announces global partnership with Plug and Play to promote FinTech Open Innovation

Wed, 2018-06-27 09:00
PLANO, Texas (June 27, 2018) – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) today announced a global partnership with Silicon Valley innovator Plug and Play. Together, the companies intend to promote corporate innovation with startup companies offering financial services solutions.

Lexus is conducting a safety recall involving certain Lexus IS and GS vehicles

Tue, 2018-06-26 10:30
PLANO, Texas (June 26, 2018) – Toyota Motor North America, Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall involving certain Lexus models: Model Year 2006-2013 IS350, Model Year 2010-2014 IS 350C and Model Year 2007-2011 GS 350, and GS 450h vehicles. Approximately 115,000 units are involved in the United States.

Truex Leads Toyota To Winning Weekend

Mon, 2018-06-25 12:45
Toyota Racing drivers captured two wins over the weekend with Martin Truex Jr. winning Toyota’s second entitlement race of the season in the Toyota/ Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway and Sheldon Creed winning Toyota’s 10th-consecutive ARCA Series race this season.

Toyota Motor North America Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Mon, 2018-06-25 10:00
PLANO, Texas (June 25, 2018) – Manjit Singh has been named the chief information officer and group vice president of information systems for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). He will oversee strategy, development and operation of all information systems, solutions and technology. Singh will report directly to Zack Hicks, chief digital officer and executive vice president of digital transformation and mobility.

Toyota Research Institute Supports Development of Open-Source Automated Driving Simulator

Thu, 2018-06-21 07:00
LOS ALTOS, Calif. (June 21, 2018) - Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is furthering its support of open source platforms by donating $100,000 to the Computer Vision Center (CVC) to accelerate its development of an open source simulator for automated driving, Car Learning to Act (CARLA).

Preparing for the Future Today: Toyota and Project Lead The Way Provide Funds to Build Skills for High-Demand Jobs in North Texas

Wed, 2018-06-20 09:00
PLANO, Texas (June 20, 2018) – Toyota USA Foundation, together with Project Lead The Way (PLTW), will introduce a program this fall to help students at 12 North Texas schools start a path to thriving careers.

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the Nation

Wed, 2018-06-20 08:00
PLANO, Texas (June 20, 2018) – Continuing its longstanding run as a leader in corporate social responsibility, Toyota Financial Services (TFS) was once again named one of the most community-minded companies in the nation by Points of Light Foundation. This is the fourth consecutive year that TFS earned a spot on the Civic 50 list. The company, which spent the greater part of the past year settling into its new headquarters in Plano, Texas, hasn’t missed a beat in its philanthropic efforts, consistently expanding its corporate social responsibility initiatives and demonstrating its dedication to supporting and empowering communities.

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) Launches First Retail Demand Note Program

Tue, 2018-06-19 08:00
PLANO,Texas (June 19, 2018) – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) today announced the launch of TFS’ IncomeDriver Notes TM program, which provides retail investors the opportunity to invest in senior notes issued by Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC). This program is the first of its kind for TFS.

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