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Landfill Gas to Build Cars and a Greener Community

Landfill Gas to Build Cars and a Greener Community

March 24, 2014
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (MARCH, 24 2014) – Can a car company be a vehicle for change? Toyota thinks so. The Kentucky plant that manufactures some of the greenest cars on the road, including two hybrid models, will soon be powered in part by green electricity. ... more

Students Get Dollars and Sense in Lexus Eco Challenge - $500, 000 Awarded to Teams Who Learn About Environment and Community Empowerment

Students Get Dollars and Sense in Lexus Eco Challenge - $500, 000 Awarded to Teams Who Learn About Environment and Community Empowerment

February 24, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., (Feb. 24, 2014)  – It’s a win, win situation! Communities become a better place, and students, teachers and schools have the chance to share $500,000 in scholarships and grants through the Lexus Eco Challenge.... more

Power to the People

Power to the People

February 19, 2014
Feb. 19, 2014 – This winter – one of the worst on record – has left many people in the dark, literally, with millions experiencing power outages during the last few months.  But what if a car, or parts of it, could provide power during an emergency?  Toyota engineers are looking for “enlightened” ways to do just that.... more

Worldwide Sales of Toyota Hybrids Top 6 Million Units

Worldwide Sales of Toyota Hybrids Top 6 Million Units

January 14, 2014
Toyota City, Japan, January 15, 2014—Toyota Motor Corporation announces that cumulative global sales of its hybrid vehicles topped the 6 million unit mark as of December 31, 2013, reaching 6.072 million units1. The latest million-unit milestone was achieved in the fastest time yet for Toyota, taking just nine months.... more

How Toyota Saves 61 Million Gallons of Water Annually

How Toyota Saves 61 Million Gallons of Water Annually

December 16, 2013
Plant processes, such as painting vehicles, require very pure H20. Typically 25 percent of the water coming into a facility doesn’t make the cut. But by implementing a system called reverse osmosis that separates impurities before the manufacturing process, Toyota has increased usable water from 75 to 90 percent at several of its plants. Let’s hear it for not going with the flow!... more

Toyota Indiana 'Plant' Builds a Forest

Toyota Indiana 'Plant' Builds a Forest

December 12, 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 – Leaves rustle and twigs snap under the scuffle of small shoes. A light wind blows; the air is crisp. And Hoosiers can breathe a bit easier, thanks to a 160-acre woods Toyota has planted near its Princeton, Ind., facility.... more

Lexus Eco Challenge Finalists Conquer Conservation and Climate Issues to Win $10,000  and a Chance to Compete for Up to $30,000 More

Lexus Eco Challenge Finalists Conquer Conservation and Climate Issues to Win $10,000 and a Chance to Compete for Up to $30,000 More

December 10, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. – Dec. 10, 2013 – Trading cell phones for calculators, and fashion trends for lab coats, 32 middle and high school teams were selected as finalists for the Lexus Eco Challenge – claiming a $10,000 prize to be shared among the team, teacher and school. The winners will now compete in the Final Challenge for a chance to win one of two $30,000 grand prizes and eight $15,000 first-place awards.... more

Toyota: Focused on Plants, People and Planet

Toyota: Focused on Plants, People and Planet

December 04, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 03, 2013) – Looking for a new vehicle?  How about one that was assembled at a North American facility that helped save 61 million gallons of water last year?   And you can buy that vehicle at one of the most environmentally advanced dealerships in the country.  These examples of environmental leadership and more are highlighted in the recently published 2013 Toyota North American environmental report. ... more

Toyota’s Earth-Friendly Campaign Raises Lots of ‘Green’ for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

November 18, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif.,November 18, 2013 - Toyota Financial Services (TFS) / Lexus Financial Services (LFS) is kicking off its third annual “GoGreen” campaign, encouraging customers to sign up for paperless billing statements; allowing them to receive monthly emails when their bill is due, rather than traditional paper statements sent through the mail. ... more

Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Celebrate  Fifth Anniversary of Tree Campus USA

Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Celebrate Fifth Anniversary of Tree Campus USA

October 30, 2013
Nebraska City, Neb. (Oct. 30, 2013) – Today, Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota celebrate five years of the Tree Campus USA® program. Nearly 200 distinguished leading universities have been honored with the Tree Campus USA designation, and the number of schools applying to be included continues to expand. ... more

Twenty-Two Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Receive Toyota Hybrid Vehicles

October 28, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 28, 2013) – Twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools will continue their commitment to sustainability with a one-year lease of a Toyota Prius liftback or Prius Plug-in vehicle. Each school will receive a vehicle in conjunction with the 2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) tour, an environmental stewardship program designed to empower the African American community. The tour travels to participating HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) each fall to educate students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle.... more

Toyota Logistics Services Wins SmartWay Award

October 23, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2013) – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. transportation team, Toyota Logistics Services (TLS), moves approximately 2.2 million new Toyota and Lexus vehicles to dealerships every year. This week the U.S. EPA recognized TLS for making these moves as efficient as possible.  ... more

Toyota and Lexus Go Hollywood

October 17, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 – What do Matt Damon, Portlandia, Toyota and Lexus have in common?  More than you’d think. On Saturday, October 19, they’ll come together to celebrate the entertainment industry’s environmental efforts at the 23rd annual Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. ... more

Toyota Motor Sales Dominates Auto Club Green Car List

September 26, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2013) – California drivers looking for a green vehicle at a good value need look no further. Toyota, Lexus and Scion took top honors in the 2013 Green Car Guide, published today by the Automobile Club of Southern California. Six of the top ten overall green vehicle and “best value” scores are held by the Toyota family. ... more

Toyota Pitches in for Public Lands

September 25, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2013) – What is your favorite outdoor spot?  Most of us have a favorite trail, beach, garden or park.  These public spaces allow us opportunities for exercise, recreation, education or a simple connection with nature. Toyota wants to keep it that way.  ... more

Toyota Talks Trash

September 17, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2013)– You can spot Toyota associate Ryan McMullan on his way to the Torrance campus cafeteria everyday – he’s the one carrying a reusable cup and plate for his lunch.  And he’s not the only one. ... more

Call for Entries: $500K Lexus Eco Challenge Kicks Off

September 03, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 – Some people think teenagers only care about their cell phones and weekend plans. However, the teenagers who participate in the Lexus Eco Challenge prove that they are dedicated to making the world a better place for future generations.
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2013 Toyota Hybrid World Tour: Global Hybrid/EV Vehicle Information

August 28, 2013

2013 Toyota Hybrid World Tour - Satoshi Ogiso

August 28, 2013

2013 Toyota Hybrid World Tour: Toyota Hybrids' Environmental Impact

August 28, 2013

Toyota to Launch 'New Era' of High-MPG Hybrids, Expand Its Global Hybrid Rollout

August 28, 2013
YPSILANTI, Mich., August 28, 2013 — Want to save money and gas?  Toyota plans to help consumers do both. Promising continued gains in fuel economy, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Managing Officer Satoshi Ogiso outlined the launch of a new era in hybrid technology with the arrival of the next-generation Prius ... ... more

2013 Toyota Hybrid World Tour: The Plug-In Challenge

August 28, 2013

2013 Toyota Hybrid World Tour: Toyota Prius - Pop Culture Icon

August 28, 2013

2013 Toyota Hybrid World Tour: How Fast Is It?

August 28, 2013

2013 Toyota Hybrid World Tour: How Far Does It Go?

August 28, 2013

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