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NASCAR Weekend Sweep Punctuated by Toyota's 100th Cup Win

Mon, 2017-07-31 14:00
Busch won the race’s first stage and led a race-high 74 laps (of 160) to triumph in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway to claim a milestone victory for Toyota on Sunday – the manufacturer’s 100th win in the Cup Series since entering competition with the Camry in 2007.

Toyota to Collaborate with the American Center for Mobility

Mon, 2017-07-31 12:30
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 31, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced today their intent to support the American Center for Mobility (ACM) as a Founder-level sponsor with a $5 million contribution.

Busch Tallies 100th NASCAR Cup Win for Toyota

Mon, 2017-07-31 11:25
Kyle Busch won the first stage and led a race-high 74 laps (of 160) to triumph in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway to claim a milestone victory for Toyota on Sunday – the manufacturer’s 100th win in the Cup Series since entering competition with the Camry in 2007.

Toyota Wins Altair Enlighten Award for Weight Savings Efforts

Mon, 2017-07-31 09:30
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 31, 2017 – Toyota was presented with an Altair Enlighten Award for its use of innovative weight reducing vehicle closure systems at today’s CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS). The award program honored Toyota’s use of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) inner panels on the Prius Prime liftgate and Lexus LC 500 side doors and luggage hatch.

Toyota Power of Exchange: Building Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

Fri, 2017-07-28 13:00
Dallas, Texas, (Jul. 20, 2017) – More than 600 attendees at the 2017 Toyota Power of Exchange, held Thursday, July 20 at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas, had one collective goal in mind: building opportunities.

NASCAR, Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals set for weekend action

Thu, 2017-07-27 14:05
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) will visit Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway this weekend, while the NASCAR XFINITY Series will compete in Iowa.

Toyota Presents Sienna Mobility Vehicle to Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition Alongside National Volunteer Transportation Center

Tue, 2017-07-25 13:00
SEDONA, Ariz. (July 25, 2017) – Today, Toyota presented a Toyota Sienna Mobility Vehicle to the 2016 STAR Awards Grand STAR winner, the Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition, for excellence in volunteer transportation service. As part of the awards program, an additional $50,000 in cash was presented to 20 winning volunteer transportation programs across America.

Lexus RC F GT3 Leads Laps at Lime Rock

Mon, 2017-07-24 15:00
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (July 24, 2017) – The 3GT Racing No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 finished seventh in the GTD class in Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech Championship race at Lime Rock Park, featuring drivers Jack Hawksworth and Robert Alon.

Rally RAV4 Clinches First Season Title at NEFR

Mon, 2017-07-24 15:00
Plano, Texas, July 24, 2017— Ryan Millen and the Rally RAV4 officially are the 2017 American Rally Association’s 2WD class champions after winning the New England Forest Rally (NEFR).

Toyota's Rally RAV4 clinches championship along with NHRA Mile-High triumph over weekend

Mon, 2017-07-24 14:40
Toyota drivers clinched the American Rally Association’s 2WD driver’s championship over the weekend, while Antron Brown claimed Toyota’s third NHRA triumph of the season. Camry driver Matt Kenseth had the top-finishing Toyota with a fifth-place result in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which was won by Kasey Kahne.

Concept of 'Co-' Inspires Lexus Design Award 2018 - Now Open for Entries

Mon, 2017-07-24 09:00
New York, July 24, 2017 — Continuing its commitment to a better world through design, Lexus International announced today its call for entries for the Lexus Design Award 2018. Launched in 2013, the award is an international platform to identify and recognize the next generation of global creators and designers.  Every year, thousands of young creative talent from around the world aspire to be selected for the final round. Those twelve finalists and their works will be introduced to the design community and beyond at Milan Design Week 2018*, four of which will be mentored by established global designers and given a production budget of three million JPY (over $25K USD) to create actual prototypes.

Lexus MSRP Pricing Chart

Thu, 2017-07-20 22:00

Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid Vehicles

Thu, 2017-07-20 10:30
PLANO, Texas, July 20, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall involving 671 Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid vehicles in the U.S.  Among these 671 vehicles, up to 42 are potentially equipped with a misassembled front drive shaft.

Northeast Grand Prix – Lime Rock Park

Thu, 2017-07-20 08:00
Karam Registers First Pole for RC F GT3 ... Sage Karam earned the first GTD class pole for Lexus in the 3GT Racing No. 14 RC F GT3, with a track record pace at the last IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. The 22-year-old led the GTD class for 35 laps (of 122) during the race, and he and co-driver Scott Pruett finished fifth in GTD. Along with Karam’s fastest lap of the race weekend, Jack Hawksworth piloted the No. 15 RC F GT3 to the second-quickest lap in Canada during the warm-up session, and then the third-fastest time of the race later that day. The 26-year-old Englishman turned the quickest lap of the race at Watkins Glen International in early July.  

Lexus LC 500 Showcased in Marvel Studios' Black Panther

Tue, 2017-07-18 14:00
SAN DIEGO (July 18, 2017) — Today, on the brink of the opening of Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lexus and Marvel have announced a collaboration to pair the first-ever 2018 Lexus LC with Marvel’s dynamic Black Panther character in the highly anticipated film, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, slated to hit theaters on Feb. 16, 2018.

Toyota Set to Clinch Title at New England Forest Rally

Tue, 2017-07-18 12:00
Plano, Texas., July 18, 2017—In a wide array of conditions, Ryan Millen and Rally RAV4 fought off the best efforts of each and every opponent while winning the first four events of the American Rally Association (ARA) six-race 2017 season.

Toyota Drives Students Forward with STEM-Related Scholarships

Tue, 2017-07-11 12:00
For 17-year-old David Thang, growing up an illiterate boy in a small town in Myanmar could have thwarted his dream of becoming a doctor. He had thought escaping a country ruled by the Burmese military – often accused of ruthless and inhumane military tactics – was the hardest obstacle he’d have to overcome.

Toyota Research Institute to Bring Disruptive Tech to Market Faster With Toyota AI Ventures

Tue, 2017-07-11 09:30
Los Altos, Calif., July 11, 2017 – Toyota Research Institute (TRI) will invest an initial $100 million to launch Toyota AI Ventures, a new corporate venture capital subsidiary designed to provide early-stage financing to startup technology companies.

Lexus RC F GT3 Registers First Pole in Canada

Mon, 2017-07-10 15:25
BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (July 9, 2017) -- Sage Karam earned the first GTD class pole for Lexus in the 3GT Racing No. 14 RC F GT3 with a track record time and went on to finish fifth in Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech Championship race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park with co-driver Scott Pruett.

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