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Toyota Patrocinador Automovilístico Oficial de Los Juegos Mundiales de Las Olimpíadas Especiales del 2015

Toyota Patrocinador Automovilístico Oficial de Los Juegos Mundiales de Las Olimpíadas Especiales del 2015

July 16, 2014
TORRANCE, California (16 de julio de 2014) – Toyota anunció hoy su patrocinio de los Juegos Mundiales de las Olimpíadas Especiales de Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015) en un evento que estrenó la primera reunión de los Mensajeros Globales de los Juegos Mundiales. Funcionarios de los Juegos Mundiales, asociados de Toyota y ESPN el medio global auspiciador de los Juegos Mundiales se reunieron para celebrar el objetivo de Toyota de proveer el asiento de primera fila a través de su patrocinio y sus actividades de apoyo a la comunicación, Toyota apunta a transmitir el espíritu y el poder transformador de los juegos al público antes y durante las competencias. Los Juegos Mundiales se llevarán a cabo en Los Ángeles comenzando el 25 de Julio, 2015.... more

Toyota Named Official Automotive Partner of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Toyota Named Official Automotive Partner of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

July 16, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 16, 2014) – Toyota today announced its partnership with the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015) at an event that also debuted the first gathering of the World Games Global Messengers. World Games officials, Toyota associates and World Games global media partner ESPN gathered to celebrate Toyota’s goal of delivering a front-seat view of the spirit and transformative power of the World Games to the public leading up to and during the competition. The World Games will take place in Los Angeles beginning July 25, 2015.... more

GI Bill of Rights Among Historic Documents Being Preserved with Help from Toyota

GI Bill of Rights Among Historic Documents Being Preserved with Help from Toyota

July 14, 2014
Washington, DC, July 14, 2014 – For Toyota Senior Adviser Don Esmond, who spent 6 years serving our country as a decorated Marine, the education and home ownership benefits provided under the GI Bill meant something special: A path to a brighter future.
 
“The GI Bill helped us afford our first house with a backyard,” said Esmond. “Today, with unemployment so high among our veterans, it’s more important than ever.”
 
Toyota is helping preserve documents like the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 – more commonly known as the GI Bill – and others that mark milestones in our nation’s history through a $100,000 gift to the Foundation for the National Archives.... more

Toyota Appoints Michael Rouse to Toyota U.S.A. Foundation President

Toyota Appoints Michael Rouse to Toyota U.S.A. Foundation President

July 14, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 14, 2014) – The Toyota U.S.A. Foundation has a new leader. Longtime Toyota veteran and community activist Michael Rouse, who currently serves as vice president of diversity, philanthropy and community affairs is now president of the Foundation.  Rouse assumes this new role in addition to his current responsibilities.... more

Toyota Selects KDC to Develop New North American Headquarters

Toyota Selects KDC to Develop New North American Headquarters

July 10, 2014
Plano, Texas, July 10, 2014 –Toyota today announced that it has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments (KDC), one of America’s leading commercial real estate development and investment firms, to develop its new North American headquarters campus in the Legacy West development in Plano, Texas.... more

What do These Toyota Engineers Do In Their Free Time? Rally.

What do These Toyota Engineers Do In Their Free Time? Rally.

July 09, 2014
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (July 9, 2014) – TTC Rally Team drivers Colin Ravenscroft and Kyle Steinkamp aren’t big names in the racing world and you won’t find them listed among the who’s-who of professional rally drivers. In fact their names aren’t even on the who’s-not-who list of professional drivers; because they aren’t professional drivers, they’re Toyota engineers. While Toyota has been involved in rally racing in one part of the globe or another since the early 70’s, there’s something very unique about this Toyota rally team; the drivers and crew are all Toyota team members working on their own time and sometimes on their own dime.... more

Toyota Technology Lays Foundation for Future Corollas

Toyota Technology Lays Foundation for Future Corollas

July 08, 2014
BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (July 8, 2014) – Four local organizations benefitted from the donation of vehicles from Toyota Mississippi today. The cars, valued at nearly $103,000 are one way Toyota Mississippi supports organizations in the community.... more

Audubon and Toyota Invite Applicants for 2014 Fellowship and Innovation Grants

Audubon and Toyota Invite Applicants for 2014 Fellowship and Innovation Grants

July 08, 2014
NEW YORK (July 8, 2014) –Toyota TogetherGreen, a conservation initiative of the National Audubon Society and Toyota, is pleased to invite applicants for its 2014 fellowship and innovation grants program. The program supports and fosters diverse, community-driven conservation projects that result in sustainable and innovative solutions.... more

How is Toyota Mississippi Turning Blue Springs Green?

How is Toyota Mississippi Turning Blue Springs Green?

July 07, 2014
BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (July 7, 2014) – A pavilion, a play structure and a community garden are just some of the features that are included in the plans for the Toyota-Blue Springs Water Garden and Education Park. Sean Suggs, vice president of administration for Toyota Mississippi, and Rita Gentry, mayor of Blue Springs, unveiled the park design today at a ceremony in downtown Blue Springs.... more

All-New Lexus NX Compact Luxury-Utility Combines Breakthrough Design and Choice of Turbo or Hybrid Power

All-New Lexus NX Compact Luxury-Utility Combines Breakthrough Design and Choice of Turbo or Hybrid Power

July 06, 2014
WHISTLER, British Columbia (July 6, 2014) – Lexus created the luxury-utility crossover category with the original midsized RX model in 1998 and is now poised to disrupt the growing compact segment with the all-new 2015 NX. Inspired by performance vehicles, the 2015 NX unites the engineering input of racers with the impeccable touch of Lexus luxury in a design that steals the show.... more

2015 Lexus NX 300h Product Information

July 06, 2014

2015 Lexus NX 200t Product Information

July 06, 2014

Toyota le Da la Bienvenida a La Convención 2014 de LULAC a la Gran Manzana

Toyota le Da la Bienvenida a La Convención 2014 de LULAC a la Gran Manzana

July 02, 2014
NUEVA YORK (2 de julio de 2014) -- La experiencia de visitar Nueva York por primera vez resulta muy especial. Por eso, Toyota se siente complacido en darle la bienvenida a la Exposición y Convención Nacional 2014 de la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC) en la Gran Manzana. La 85 convención nacional, que se llevará a cabo en el New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenida de las Américas) a partir del 8 de julio hasta el 12 de julio, representa la primera vez que una organización nacional hispana efectúa su conferencia anual en la ciudad de Nueva York. Toyota es un auspiciador presentador de la convención.... more

New York State of Mind: Toyota Welcomes LULAC 2014 National Convention to Big Apple

New York State of Mind: Toyota Welcomes LULAC 2014 National Convention to Big Apple

July 02, 2014
NEW YORK (July 2, 2014) – There’s something special about experiencing New York City for the first time, which is why Toyota is excited to welcome the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) 2014 National Convention to the Big Apple. This year’s 85th National Convention, which will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas) from July 8-12, 2014, marks the first time that any national Hispanic organization will be holding its annual conference in New York City. Toyota is a 2014 Presenting Sponsor.... more

2014 Rainbow Push Coalition (43rd) Annual International Convention - Osamu Nagata

2014 Rainbow Push Coalition (43rd) Annual International Convention - Osamu Nagata

July 02, 2014
Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc.(TEMA) President and CEO Osamu Nagata speaks at the Rainbow Push Coalition 43rd Annual International Convention in Chicago on July 2, 2014.... more

June 2014 Sales Conference Notes

June 2014 Sales Conference Notes

July 01, 2014
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken review June 2014 sales.  ... more

June 2014 Sales Chart

June 2014 Sales Chart

July 01, 2014

Toyota Division is No. 1 Retail Brand In First Half of 2014

Toyota Division is No. 1 Retail Brand In First Half of 2014

July 01, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 1, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total June 2014 sales results of 201,714 units, an increase of 11.9 percent from June 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 24 selling days in June 2014 versus 26 selling days in June 2013, sales increased 3.3 percent from year-ago month.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Issues June 2014 Sales Preview

Toyota Motor Sales Issues June 2014 Sales Preview

July 01, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 1, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total June 2014 sales results of 201,714 units, an increase of 11.9 percent from June 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 24 selling days in June 2014 versus 26 selling days in June 2013, sales increased 3.3 percent from year-ago month.
 
“Sales in the first half of 2014 indicate a steadily recovering industry, and we expect this pace to increase as we move into the second part of the year,” said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager. "In June, Camry and Corolla posted double-digit gains as passenger cars showed renewed strength industry-wide.”
 
“While the industry has been posting healthy gains, Lexus has been able to more than double the average growth rate with a combination of fresh new products, improving availability and industry-leading customer satisfaction practices,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager. “The new Lexus IS and GX models were two of the industry's strongest performing products during the first six months of 2014.”
 
For additional sales information, visit twitter.com/Toyota.  
                                    
Full press release to follow by 10:30 a.m. PDT.... more

Grenoble Becomes a 'Smart City' in October; Launching 100% Electric Car-Sharing Program Connected to Public Transport

Grenoble Becomes a 'Smart City' in October; Launching 100% Electric Car-Sharing Program Connected to Public Transport

June 30, 2014
Grenoble, France, June 28, 2014 – You hear a lot about future mobility, smart cities, and other innovations designed to make cities and urban transport more pleasant and manageable in years to come. Concrete examples, however, are still few and far between. When the back-to-school season begins after this summer, this dream will become a reality in Grenoble and the outlying area, making the French Alps city a pioneer in future mobility.... more

‘Car of the Future’ Is Here. Now.

‘Car of the Future’ Is Here. Now.

June 27, 2014
ASPEN, Colo., June 27, 2014 – Driving helps make lives safer, greener and more convenient at Toyota’s “Experience the Future of Mobility” exhibit, open now at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival. Toyota is staging the North American debut of its “Car of the Future” at the annual conference. Unveiled earlier this week at a press conference in Japan, the zero-emission hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) will be available for sale to customers in California in summer 2015.... more

2015 Lexus IS 250/350 Product Information

2015 Lexus IS 250/350 Product Information

June 27, 2014

Lexus IS Models Pull Major Upset in Sport Sedan Segment

Lexus IS Models Pull Major Upset in Sport Sedan Segment

June 27, 2014
Delighting enthusiast drivers and luxury connoisseurs alike, the third-generation Lexus IS models continue to upset the balance of power among sport sedans for 2015, their sophomore season.

The IS 250 and IS 350 models convey an aggressive yet elegant presence with the brand’s unmistakable spindle grille, L-theme LED daytime running lights and dynamic bodylines. The all-V6 lineup incudes the choice of 204-hp and 306-hp powertrains, with rear-wheel drive or all-weather drive. In both, silken power delivery combines with multi-link rear suspension and finely tuned electronic power steering derived from the Lexus GS sedan to deliver a rousing driving experience.... more

Toyota Increases Scholarship Support for Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen

Toyota Increases Scholarship Support for Children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen

June 26, 2014
San Diego, CA (June 26, 2014) – As many as 300 new higher education scholarships will be created for children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen over the next five years as a result of an additional $1.35 million contribution from Toyota to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships for military children. Toyota has supported the Scholarship Foundation since 2004, and today’s gift brings Toyota’s total investment in the Foundation to more than $3 million. ... more

Golfista Profesional Da el Golpe Inicial para Aumentar Donación de Toyota al Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Golfista Profesional Da el Golpe Inicial para Aumentar Donación de Toyota al Hispanic Scholarship Fund

June 26, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (26 de junio de 2014) – Lizette Salas no se rinde cuando se enfrenta a la presión del juego, y los jóvenes que recibirán las becas que ofrece el Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) pronto estarán agradecidos por eso.

Cada tiro que la estrella en ascenso de la LPGA haga durante el resto de la temporada 2014 podría generar más de $1 millón para becas y servicios que ofrece la organización sin fines de lucro más grande del país, dedicada a apoyar la educación superior para estudiantes Hispano Americanos.   ... more

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