Auto Shows/Events

Toyota Produces First Car at New Kentucky Plant [1988]

Toyota Produces First Car at New Kentucky Plant [1988]

May 29, 2014
GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY, MAY 26, 1988 -- Toyota Motor Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc., today reached a major milestone at the new $1.1 billion automobile manufacturing complex in Georgetown, Kentucky. An internal employee ceremony attended by approximately 1,100 employees celebrated the first Toyota Camry produced in Kentucky using newly installed equipment, processes, and the dedicated efforts of an American work force.... more

Toyota Celebrates 10-Millionth Vehicle Made in Kentucky; First Camry Rolled Off Line at Georgetown Plant in 1988

Toyota Celebrates 10-Millionth Vehicle Made in Kentucky; First Camry Rolled Off Line at Georgetown Plant in 1988

May 29, 2014
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (May 29, 2014) – Avery Bussell Jr. always thought he’d be a farmer.  However, with times on the family farm a little tough in 1988, the 22-year-old threw his name into the mix for a job at a new company that was setting up shop 55 miles away – Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK).

One small problem: he was one of over 100,000 others who were applying for about 3,000 jobs.... more

New York Auto Show Opening Day: Supporting Veterans While Celebrating Cars & Trucks

New York Auto Show Opening Day: Supporting Veterans While Celebrating Cars & Trucks

April 19, 2014
New York (April 19, 2013) – At the New York International Auto Show opening ceremony this weekend, Toyota will join forces with the Wounded Warrior Project, a national organization designed to provide help and raise public awareness for injured service members, to donate a 2014 Toyota RAV4 Limited to United States Army Specialist Robert Loria of Port Jervis, NY.  The presentation will take place during the opening ceremony of the New York Auto Show on Saturday, April 19 at 9.00 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.... more

Camry, el Automóvil de Mejor Venta en los Estados Unidos se Perfecciona con un Impactante Nuevo Diseño para el 2015

Camry, el Automóvil de Mejor Venta en los Estados Unidos se Perfecciona con un Impactante Nuevo Diseño para el 2015

April 17, 2014
NUEVA YORK (16 de abril de 2014) - Entonces, ¿qué hacer cuando se tiene el automóvil de mejor venta en la industria durante 12 años consecutivos? Encontrar formas de mejorarlo aún más. Eso es exactamente lo que Toyota hizo con la presentación del nuevo Camry 2015. Después de vender más de 800,000 unidades del sedán que ha servido de referencia a la industria desde el lanzamiento de la generación actual en 2011, Toyota desmanteló completamente el chasis y lo reconstruyó desde cero, elevando una vez más las expectativas del ultra competitivo segmento de sedanes de tamaño mediano.... more

Toyota le da la Bienvenida a la Primavera Durante el New York International Auto Show  con Nuevos Vehículos y Atractivos Eventos

Toyota le da la Bienvenida a la Primavera Durante el New York International Auto Show con Nuevos Vehículos y Atractivos Eventos

April 16, 2014
NUEVA YORK (16 de abril de 2014) – El New York International Auto Show, que abrirá sus puertas al público el sábado 19 de abril, llega este año con un nuevo repertorio de vehículos de producción y automóviles-concepto especiales para dar la bienvenida a la primavera en el Javits Convention Center. Toyota tiene toda una gama de actividades preparadas que ofrecen algo para todos: imagínate la combinación de un show automovilístico con una cacería de huevos de Pascua.... more

Toyota Springs into New York International Auto Show with New Vehicles and Engaging Events

Toyota Springs into New York International Auto Show with New Vehicles and Engaging Events

April 16, 2014
NEW YORK (April 16, 2014) – This year’s New York International Auto Show, opening to the public on Saturday, April 19, brings a new crop of production vehicles and special concept cars to usher in Spring at the Javits Convention Center.... more

More Than Skin Deep: America’s Best-Selling Car Gets Even Better  With a Sweeping Redesign for 2015

More Than Skin Deep: America’s Best-Selling Car Gets Even Better With a Sweeping Redesign for 2015

April 16, 2014
NEW YORK (April 16, 2014) - So what do you do when you have the best-selling car in the industry for 12 straight years? You find ways to make it even better. That’s exactly what Toyota did with the introduction of the new 2015 Camry. After selling almost a million of the industry’s benchmark sedan since the current generation launched in 2011, Toyota stripped it down to its chassis and rebuilt it from the ground up, raising the bar yet again in the ultra-competitive mid-size sedan segment. ... more

Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” Ride and Drives to the Big Apple

Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” Ride and Drives to the Big Apple

April 14, 2014
NEW YORK (April 11, 2014) – New Yorkers: What better way to gear up for Earth Day than by checking out the auto industry’s top green technologies firsthand? Join Toyota at the New York International Auto Show to ride in the Prius Plug-In Hybrid and the Highlander fuel cell hydrogen vehicle (FCHV).  After your ride, visit the Toyota exhibit to see a stunning concept of the fuel cell sedan Toyota will bring to market next year. It’s been heralded as the car of the future since its recent debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show.       ... more

Class of 2014 Toyota Mothers of Invention Honored for Transforming Social Solutions at Fifth Annual Women in the World Summit

Class of 2014 Toyota Mothers of Invention Honored for Transforming Social Solutions at Fifth Annual Women in the World Summit

April 05, 2014
NEW YORK (April 5, 2014) – Creativity, courage and determination in fostering social good reigns supreme among those gathered at the fifth annual Women in the World Summit, and the Toyota Mothers of Invention are no exception. This year, the Toyota Mothers of Invention transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of people by collectively making clean water, healthy food and solar-powered light more accessible to those in need. ... more

Toyota Becomes First Founding Partner of Historic DAYTONA Rising Project at Daytona International Speedway

Toyota Becomes First Founding Partner of Historic DAYTONA Rising Project at Daytona International Speedway

February 06, 2014
CHICAGO and DAYTONA BEACH (Feb. 6, 2014) – International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) (“ISC”) today announced a groundbreaking, multi-year partnership with Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc. that will make Toyota the first Founding Partner at Daytona International Speedway as part of its unprecedented $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project.... more

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) Celebrates 35 Years in the U.S. with Next Chapter in Off-Road Performance Accessories

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) Celebrates 35 Years in the U.S. with Next Chapter in Off-Road Performance Accessories

February 06, 2014
CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 - - Their “minds are always racing.” In their 35 year existence, Toyota Racing Development – U.S.A. (TRD) has lived by their mission “to deliver an authentic high-performance experience by adding value to create passion and enthusiasm.” ... more

Let's Get Dirty!

Let's Get Dirty!

February 06, 2014
CHICAGO (Feb. 6, 2014) – Get ready to go where even roads fear to tread with the adrenaline-pumping TRD Pro Series from Toyota.  Already favorites among serious off-roaders, the 2015 Toyota Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner will get even more capable with these new, aggressive off-road packages designed by the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD).... more

Toyota to Heat Up Frigid Chicago with Action-Packed Auto Show

Toyota to Heat Up Frigid Chicago with Action-Packed Auto Show

January 31, 2014
CHICAGO, Ill., January 31, 2014 – With the Midwest in the grip of one of the coldest winters on record, Toyota is looking to bring some “sizzle” to the city of Chicago.  Toyota will be busy making news at the Chicago Auto Show this February, due in part to two press conferences and the presence of the FT-1, the most talked-about concept car on the planet.... more

2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - Toyota FT-1 Concept Reveal

2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - Toyota FT-1 Concept Reveal

January 13, 2014
Calty Design Research President Kevin Hunter and Studio Chief Designer Alex Shen reveal the Toyota FT-1 Concept vehicle at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Jan. 13, 2014.... more

Fabulous Toyota FT-1 Concept Is Ready to Drive January 14

Fabulous Toyota FT-1 Concept Is Ready to Drive January 14

January 13, 2014
DETROIT, Michigan (Jan. 13, 2014) –  It seems the virtual world continues to delight us with experiences not yet available in the real world.  Beginning January 14, the stunning Toyota FT-1 concept will be available as a downloadable vehicle for PlayStation®3’s Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) real driving simulator.  Race fans and the gaming community can experience FT-1 exclusively in GT6, where the FT-1 was created digitally to realistically demonstrate what a production FT-1 could achieve.... more

From Virtual to Reality?  Toyota FT-1 Concept Sets the Pace for Future Design

From Virtual to Reality? Toyota FT-1 Concept Sets the Pace for Future Design

January 13, 2014
DETROIT, Michigan (Jan. 13, 2014) - Toyota virtually blew the doors off the North American International Auto Show with the reveal of the stunning FT-1 sports car concept.  First devised by Calty Design Research in the Sony PlayStation Gran Turismo game environment, FT-1 leapt from the screen to the stage in a race-inspired press conference at COBO Hall.... more

Rich ‘Product Portfolio’ to be on Display in Toyota’s NAIAS Exhibit

Rich ‘Product Portfolio’ to be on Display in Toyota’s NAIAS Exhibit

January 10, 2014
DETROIT, Mich., (Jan. 10, 2014) – Toyota’s standing as the world’s most progressive full-line manufacturer will be on display at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). ... more

2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - Toyota Fuel Cell Concept (FCV) Debut

2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - Toyota Fuel Cell Concept (FCV) Debut

January 06, 2014
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter debuts the Toyota Fuel Cell Concept vehicle at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas. ... more

'Toyota Car of the Future'  On Sale Next Year; Opens 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

'Toyota Car of the Future' On Sale Next Year; Opens 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

January 06, 2014
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 06, 2014) – “We aren’t trying to re-invent the wheel;  just everything necessary to make them turn,” said Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A. Inc., at the opening of CES, the world’s largest trade show. “Fuel cell electric vehicles will be in our future sooner than many people believe, and in much greater numbers than anyone expected.”... more

Toyota Fuel Cell Concept Sedan Debuts at 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

Toyota Fuel Cell Concept Sedan Debuts at 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

December 18, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 18, 2013) – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., will debut the FCV, a sedan based fuel cell vehicle, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  The reveal will feature the North America debut of the concept vehicle as well as an introduction to the fuel cell “test mule”, which logged thousands of miles during rigorous quality and durability testing on U.S. roadways.  Toyota’s news conference will be held Monday, January 6 at 1:00 PM at the Mandalay Bay Conference Center.   ... more

2013 L.A. Auto Show Press Conference - Chuck Gulash

2013 L.A. Auto Show Press Conference - Chuck Gulash

November 20, 2013
Director of Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center Chuck Gulash talks about Toyota’s commitment to safety and several research initiatives 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov. 20, 2013.  ... more

Toyota Debuts Driver Awareness Research Vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show

Toyota Debuts Driver Awareness Research Vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show

November 20, 2013
Los Angeles, Calif. (November 20, 2013) – What if we could reduce driver distraction before ever putting a key in the ignition? That’s the focus of the Driver Awareness Research Vehicle (DAR-V) that Toyota unveiled at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show today.... more

Toyota to Debut Driver Attention Research Vehicle at 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

November 13, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (Nov. 13, 2013) – What if we could reduce driver distraction before ever putting a key in the ignition? That’s the focus of the Driver Awareness Research Vehicle that Toyota will show at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, November 20th at 3:40 PM, at a press conference located in the Toyota display.... more

Toyota Opportunity Exchange Matches Minority Businesses with Its Suppliers

November 12, 2013
CINCINNATI (Nov. 12, 2013) – Securing a $1.6 million contract in 2012 brought Ron Nuñez, President and Chief Operating Officer of a group of independent supply companies, back to the Toyota Opportunity Exchange this year for the third time.... more

Happy Trails, FJ Cruiser

Happy Trails, FJ Cruiser

November 05, 2013
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2013 -- It’s finally here…and then it’s gone.  Toyota today unveiled the 2014 FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Ultimate Edition at a press conference held at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.  ... more

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