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LAS VEGAS (January 8, 2018) Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda today announced a new mobility service business alliance and e-Palette Concept Vehicle designed to meet the demands of future multi-mode transportation and business applications.
PLANO, Texas – Jan. 5, 2018 – Lexus announced today that veteran sports car racer Scott Pruett will continue as a brand ambassador for the luxury automaker following his retirement from racing later this month. In his new role, Pruett will continue his long-standing partnership with Lexus as a brand advocate, while also assisting with product testing and development, Lexus Performance Driving School events, select Lexus at-track experiences and special appearances at Lexus brand events.
Toyota Research Institute Introduces Next-Generation Automated Driving Research Vehicle at CES®
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Jan. 4, 2018 – Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will show its next-generation automated driving research vehicle, Platform 3.0, at CES® next week in Las Vegas. The new platform, which is built on a Lexus LS 600hL, combines greater technological capabilities with new harmonized styling that integrates the automated vehicle technology into the LS model’s design. It will be on display in Toyota’s CES® exhibit in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center beginning Tues., Jan. 9.
Jack Hollis, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division, and Jeff Bracken, group vice president and general manager of the Lexus Division review Toyota and Lexus December and year-end sales results for 2017.
Toyota Motor North America December 2017 Sales Chart
PLANO, Texas (January 3, 2018) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported December 2017 sales of 222,985 vehicles, a decrease of 8.3 percent from December 2016 on a volume basis. With one less selling day in December 2017 compared to December 2016, sales were down 4.8 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
Four months after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the streets in Houston are still littered with signs of the historic storm’s destructive force: drywall stacked up on curbs, children’s toys mangled and water damaged, a favorite couch splintered across a front yard.
DETROIT, Dec. 19, 2017 – Lexus is putting on a holiday lights display with a second glimpse of the striking new Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept.
Toyota Aims for Sales of More Than 5.5 Million Electrified Vehicles Including 1 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles per Year by 2030
TOYOTA CITY, Japan, December 18, 2017) Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces today its plans toward the popularization of electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. Toyota's electrified vehicle strategy centers on a significant acceleration in the development and launch plans of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). For full story, click here.
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 – Toyota AI Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute (TRI), announced today that Jill Ford will join the firm as a principal. Ford, who previously served as head of innovation and entrepreneurship for the City of Detroit, will utilize her expertise as an entrepreneur, investor and corporate business development executive to source new investment opportunities. She will also work closely with the firm's existing portfolio companies to support their growth and success.
BLUE SPRINGS, Miss., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Nov. 2007... our first team member was hired; Nov. 2011... our first Corolla was built; Nov. 2017... our first decade was celebrated; today... our one millionth Mississippi-build Toyota Corolla rolled off the line.
PLANO, Texas (December 11, 2017) – Newsweek has once again named Toyota one of the world’s greenest companies, scoring in the top 5% of global companies, and was named the “Best in Industry Global” in the automobiles category. Toyota was ranked #16 of the Global 500 greenest companies and #1 in the automobile category.
JACKSON, Miss. (Dec. 9, 2017) – From Atlanta to Selma to Meridian and Jackson, Toyota hosted another “Let’s Go Places Black History Tour” to historical African American sites, culminating with the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
?The original compact crossover, the Toyota RAV4 has for two decades taken its owners on countless urban, suburban and off-the-beaten-path adventures. For 2018, Toyota takes RAV4 even further with a new Adventure grade, adding unique rugged styling, higher ride height and other special features. In addition, RAV4 Hybrid now comes available on the LE grade, offering the same incredible EPA-estimated 34 mpg city and electronic on-demand All-Wheel-Drive system with intelligence (AWD-i).
Toyota will premiere its all-new 2019 Avalon on Monday, January 15, at 1:05 PM EST during the 2018 North American International Auto Show.
PLANO, Texas, (Dec. 8, 2017) – Toyota today announced executive changes across its North American operations, effective January 1, 2018.