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What Did You Do This Summer? Toyota Helped Paleontologists Discover a Treasure Trove of Dinosaur Bones in Wyoming

Wed, 2018-09-26 08:00
INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 26, 2018) – Two of the biggest blockbusters of the summer movie season revolved around prehistoric creatures making a comeback in the modern age.  In the wilds of the American West, Toyota supported a paleontology team from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, as they embarked on an exciting journey through a long-lost world of dinosaurs.

Toyota AI Ventures Goes on the Road to Meet Robotics Entrepreneurs

Wed, 2018-09-26 06:00
LOS ALTOS, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2018) - Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Toyota AI Ventures announced today that it is participating in a series of events across the United States to meet promising entrepreneurs that are looking for funding. As part of the call for innovation initiative that it unveiled this summer in partnership with the robotics group at the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), the Toyota AI Ventures team will go on the road beginning this week to take part in several startup events. The series includes RoboBusiness 2018 in Silicon Valley where the firm’s managing director Jim Adler will give a presentation on the main stage the evening of Sept. 26, 2018.

2019 Lexus GX 460 Press Kit

Mon, 2018-09-24 22:00

2019 Lexus LX 570 Press Kit

Mon, 2018-09-24 22:00

2019 Lexus RC F Press Kit

Mon, 2018-09-24 22:00

Championship Hunt Heats Up

Mon, 2018-09-24 13:30
It was déjà vu in Virginia as Toyota NASCAR drivers Kyle Busch and Christopher Bell swept both of this year’s race weekends at Richmond Raceway. Camry driver Tyler Ankrum clinched the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) championship and Logan Seavey extended his USAC points lead. Toyota NHRA drivers are also within striking distance of the championship.

Hands-On Approach Brings Thousands Outdoors to Restore, Refurbish, Rehabilitate

Thu, 2018-09-20 14:40
PLANO, Texas (September 20, 2018) – With a focus on projects in nine states 20 years ago, volunteers set out to unify their work to restore public lands, parks, forests and beaches under the newly organized National Public Lands Day (NPLD). That year, more than 1,500 Toyota team members, families and friends worked together to clean the waters of the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. and plant greenery at the National Wildlife Refuge in Seal Beach, California.

Toyota announces management change

Tue, 2018-09-18 15:30
PLANO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2018) – Rich Valenstein has been named group vice president, revenue management and product profitability, for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). 

2019 Lexus IS Press Kit

Mon, 2018-09-17 22:00

Toyota Drivers Take NHRA, NASCAR Point Leads

Mon, 2018-09-17 14:00
Championship pursuits began over the weekend in NHRA and NASCAR where Toyota drivers J.R. Todd – who won in his Camry Funny Car – and Martin Truex Jr. now lead their respective series standings. Toyota drivers also won ARCA and POWRi races to give Toyota three victories in three different states over the weekend. Additionally, top-five finishes by Fredric Aasbø and Ryan Tuerck helped Toyota unofficially clinch the Formula DRIFT manufacturer’s title.

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Hurricane Florence

Mon, 2018-09-17 09:00
PLANO, Texas, September 17, 2018 – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by Hurricane Florence. This broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus Financial Services (LFS) customer in the designated disaster areas. 

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback is 'Greater Than'

Mon, 2018-09-17 08:00
PLANO, Texas (Sept 17, 2018) —  “Tablet down, let’s go” says dad as the family preps for the road trip.  They pile into their all-new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback  and take off on an adventure.  Before you know it, the tablet is forgotten, and life takes over . This family is living life “Greater Than” before, and the Corolla Hatchback helped them get there. 

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback is 'Greater Than'

Mon, 2018-09-17 08:00
PLANO, Texas (Sept 17, 2018) —  “Tablet down, let’s go” says dad as the family preps for the road trip.  They pile into their all-new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback  and take off on an adventure.  Before you know it, the tablet is forgotten, and life takes over . This family is living life “Greater Than” before, and the Corolla Hatchback helped them get there. 

Port of Los Angeles Preliminarily Awarded $41 Million from California Air Resources Board to Launch Zero Emissions Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell-Electric Freight Project

Fri, 2018-09-14 13:00
SAN PEDRO, Calif. (September 14, 2018) – The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) for the Zero-Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) project. The total project cost for this initial phase is $82,568,872, with partners providing 50.2%, or $41,446,612 in match funding.

Student-led Mobility Initiative Tackles Food Deserts in Southern Dallas

Wed, 2018-09-12 09:00
DALLAS (September 12, 2018) – In some places in southern Dallas, it’s still difficult to come by a grocery store with fresh fruits and vegetables. While there has been progress, food insecurity in the area is well above the national average.  It’s an issue that students from UNT Dallas, in collaboration with Toyota, aim to tackle.

2019 Lexus UX Specifications

Wed, 2018-09-12 01:00

The Compact Crossover for a Refined Luxury Driver: The All-New 2019 Lexus UX

Wed, 2018-09-12 01:00
STOCKHOLM (September 12, 2018) — Lexus, an innovator in luxury utility vehicles, introduces its newest addition to the lineup, the 2019 UX. It offers the brand’s innovative luxury and safety in a package that combines charismatic new design elements and ultra-efficient new powertrains. For many customers, the UX will not only be their first Lexus, but also their first luxury vehicle. Once in dealerships in December 2018, the UX 200 will have a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $32,000*. The UX 250h will follow in January 2019 with a starting MSRP of $34,000*, adding all-wheel drive, increased power and better fuel efficiency, for only $2,000* more.

NASCAR Regular Season Champ Crowned

Tue, 2018-09-11 10:50
A rain-soaked Indianapolis – which pushed the NASCAR races to a Monday double-header – couldn’t dampen the racing-action at the Brickyard which delivered a Toyota-powered Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) regular season champion and a historic victory in the first-ever dirt USAC race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Two RC F GT3 Top-10s at Laguna Seca

Mon, 2018-09-10 15:00
SALINAS, Calif. (September 10, 2018) – The 3GT Racing No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 finished seventh in Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with drivers Jack Hawksworth and David Heinemeier Hansson.

Lexus LY 650 Luxury Yacht Revealed Crafted in the Spirit of Amazing

Fri, 2018-09-07 10:00
Crafting amazing automobiles is something Lexus has pursued relentlessly, as evidenced by the beautiful hand-pleated door panels in the LS 500 or the complex paint process, inspired by the morpho butterfly, that results in dazzling Structural Blue. And crafting every touch point around the brand is an opportunity Lexus continues to seize. This maritime application is another proof point in the storied history of Lexus that explores new frontiers both inside and outside the automotive industry.

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