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Have a Supra New Year!

Thu, 2019-01-10 04:00
Toyota is kicking off 2019 with the premiere of its all-new 2020 Supra on Monday, January 14, at 9:40 a.m. EST during the 2019 North American International Auto Show.

Toyota adds vehicles to Takata safety recall involving certain Toyota and Lexus models

Wed, 2019-01-09 09:30
PLANO, Texas, January 9, 2019 –As a result of the most recent action taken by Takata under its 2016 agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to fix defective airbag inflators, Toyota is adding vehicles to the series of safety recalls it has been conducting.

Lexus Luxury Lineup Shines at North American International Auto Show

Wed, 2019-01-09 06:00
DETROIT (Jan. 9, 2019) – Lexus will bring luxury to the Cobo Center when the 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition makes its world premiere during the 2019 North American International Auto Show, Jan. 14 – 27.  This marks the 30th anniversary for Lexus at the NAIAS.

Toyota and Kenworth Collaborate To Develop Zero Emission Trucks

Tue, 2019-01-08 11:00
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 8, 2019) – Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a $41 million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) grant preliminarily awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the Port of Los Angeles as the prime applicant. The grant monies are part of a larger $82 million program that will put fuel cell electric tractors, hydrogen fueling infrastructure, and zero emissions cargo handling equipment into operation in the ports and Los Angeles basin in 2020.

KDDI and AT&T to Connect Toyota and Lexus Vehicles

Mon, 2019-01-07 15:30
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2019 – Toyota and Lexus are bringing industry-leading connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States.

Toyota Research Institute Bets Big In Vegas On "Toyota Guardian" Autonomy

Mon, 2019-01-07 13:00
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2019 – Toyota is doubling-down on humans.  That’s the answer to the question; What has the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) been doing in automated driving over the past 12 months? Using onboard cameras, sensors and 3D animation, TRI opened its portion of a press conference today at the annual CES show in Las Vegas with a vivid reenactment of a three-car crash on a California Interstate, where no one was injured.

PAVE coalition launches broad-based public education campaign on automated vehicles

Mon, 2019-01-07 11:00
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 7, 2019)  -- A broad coalition of leading industry, non-profit and academic institutions today launched a first-of-its kind campaign to inform the public and policymakers about the potential and the reality of advanced vehicle technologies and self-driving vehicles.

Toyota Mobility Foundation Unveils Five Visions for the Future of Mobility at CES

Mon, 2019-01-07 03:00
LAS VEGAS (January 7, 2019) - The five finalists in the three-year Mobility Unlimited Challenge have been unveiled at CES in Las Vegas. The Toyota Mobility Foundation launched the $4 million global challenge in 2017 in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, with the aim of improving the lives of millions of people with lower-limb paralysis.

December 2018 and Q4 2018 Sales Conference Notes

Sun, 2019-01-06 21:00
December 2018 and Q4 2018 Sales Conference Call (Audio Clip)

Introduction: Toyota Motor North America Consultant, External Communications, Karen Nielsen
Happy New Year, everyone. Thank you for joining us to review Toyota and Lexus December quarterly and year-end sales results for 2018.

Toyota Spotlights Mobility for All Vision at The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show

Fri, 2019-01-04 07:00
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2019 — In addition to a news conference in Mandalay Bay Oceanside D on January 7 at 1PM (PST), Toyota vehicles and technologies will be showcased in three partner booths at CES 2019. 

Toyota Research Institute Rolls Out P4 Automated Driving Test Vehicle at CES

Thu, 2019-01-03 11:00
LOS ALTOS, Calif. (Jan. 3, 2019) – Next week, the bright lights of Las Vegas will once again shine on the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) when it introduces the TRI-P4 automated driving test vehicle on January 7 at CES®. The P4 is based on the all-new fifth-generation Lexus LS flagship sedan and will be used in TRI’s two-track Guardian and Chauffeur automated driving system development.

Lexus Designs First-Ever UX for the Modern Urban Explorer

Thu, 2019-01-03 08:00
PLANO, Texas (Jan. 3, 2019) — Today Lexus unveils a new marketing campaign to launch the first-ever 2019 UX, a luxury compact crossover. Originally released as a concept in 2016, the UX was deliberately designed and engineered for the city and the “modern urban explorer” — those seeking a fresh, contemporary and dynamic take on luxury driving; buyers with an imaginative lifestyle who explore, experiment and defy.

December 2018 Sales Chart

Thu, 2019-01-03 06:30

Toyota Motor North America Reports December 2018, Year-End Sales

Thu, 2019-01-03 06:30
PLANO, Texas (January 3, 2019) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported December 2018 sales of 220,910 vehicles, a decrease of 0.9 percent from December 2017 on a volume basis. With the same number of selling days in December 2018 compared to December 2017, sales were down 0.9 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. 

Looking Toward The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, Toyota Partners with Additional U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Summer National Governing Bodies

Wed, 2019-01-02 08:00
PLANO, Texas (January 2, 2019) – While the new year may have just started, Toyota is already looking forward to the summer for an exciting reason – six reasons to be exact. With 2020 in mind, Toyota today announced six National Governing Body (NGB) partnerships, welcoming new and existing Olympic and Paralympic sports to the greater Toyota family.
 

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Federal Government Shutdown

Wed, 2019-01-02 06:10
PLANO, Texas, January 2, 2019 – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by the current federal government shutdown. This broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus Financial Services (LFS) customer financially burdened by the government shutdown, including furloughed workers, businesses and employees of businesses directly affected by the shutdown, government contractors, and suppliers.

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