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Toyota Announces Recall of Certain FJ Cruiser Vehicles

Toyota Announces Recall of Certain FJ Cruiser Vehicles

August 29, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., August 29, 2014 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced plans to conduct a voluntary safety recall of approximately 1,800 Model Year 2014 FJ Cruiser vehicles.... more

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tundra

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tundra

August 28, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (Aug.28, 2014) – Let’s Get Dirty! The highly anticipated launch of the all-new Tundra TRD Pro is nearly here. Already favorites among off-roaders, the 2015 Toyota Tundra will get even more capable with this new, aggressive off-road package designed by the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD). ... more

26 Years After Building the First Camry, Toyota Team Member Parks the 10-Millionth in His Driveway

26 Years After Building the First Camry, Toyota Team Member Parks the 10-Millionth in His Driveway

August 27, 2014
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2014) – They say hard work is its own reward, but getting the keys to a new car makes it even better. Just ask Tom Keith. He was the envy of all 7,000 Toyota Georgetown team members when the company announced he had won a 2014 Camry in a random drawing of team members during a ceremony Wednesday, August 27. This wasn’t just any white Camry, this was the 10-millionth vehicle made at the plant since the first Camry rolled off the line in 1988 (another white Camry). Tom Keith is a team member in the Quality Control Department and has been with the company for 26 years.... more

Toyota Indiana Adding 300 Jobs to Build More Highlanders

Toyota Indiana Adding 300 Jobs to Build More Highlanders

August 22, 2014
PRINCETON, Ind., Aug. 22, 2014 – The regional economy is about to get a boost because Toyota Indiana is on the grow again.  The plant will invest $100 million and add 300 jobs by summer 2016 to boost production of the popular Highlander midsize sport utility vehicle. This expansion will bring Toyota Indiana’s overall investment to $4 billion. This step allows Toyota to utilize existing capacity in North America while providing additional flexibility to adjust our product mix to meet changing customer demand.... more

Eyeing the Checked Flag Early: Team Preps for the 2015 NASCAR Season

Eyeing the Checked Flag Early: Team Preps for the 2015 NASCAR Season

August 21, 2014
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 21, 2014) – Even with three solid months of racing left in the 2014 NASCAR season, Toyota team Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is getting ready for 2015.
 
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Building Greener Pastures: Toyota Taps Sustainable Design Firm Corgan for New North American Headquarters

Building Greener Pastures: Toyota Taps Sustainable Design Firm Corgan for New North American Headquarters

August 19, 2014
Plano, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 – It’s official. Dallas-based Corgan will be Toyota’s lead architect for its new North American headquarters campus in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.... more

Toyota Provides Free Public Wi-Fi at Six City Parks in Los Angeles, Four State Parks in New York, and One State Park in New Jersey

Toyota Provides Free Public Wi-Fi at Six City Parks in Los Angeles, Four State Parks in New York, and One State Park in New Jersey

August 14, 2014
LOS ANGELES (August 14, 2014) – The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks today announced that, thanks to Toyota and American Park Network, free public Wi-Fi is now available at six popular Los Angeles parks and beaches. This comes on the heels of a similar announcement last week by authorities in New York State of a program in four highly-visited parks there, as well as one in New Jersey.... more

Reaching New Heights:  Kyle Busch to Make 500th Toyota NASCAR Start

Reaching New Heights: Kyle Busch to Make 500th Toyota NASCAR Start

August 14, 2014
BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 14, 2014) – No other driver has as many Toyota NASCAR starts, wins or accomplishments to his credit as driver Kyle Busch.  Busch will make his 500th career NASCAR start in a Toyota this Saturday when he climbs behind the wheel of a Tundra race truck at Michigan International Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race.... more

Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record

Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record

August 14, 2014
It began when Erik Jones captured the checkered flag at Phoenix International Raceway on Nov. 8, 2013. It concluded when Darrell Wallace Jr. picked up a first-place trophy at the Eldora Speedway dirt track in Rossburg, Ohio on July 23, 2014. Twelve consecutive victories and a new NASCAR record – the longest string of wins by one manufacturer in the 19-year-history of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).... more

Do A Double Take with Second Stunning Toyota FT-1 Sports Car Concept

Do A Double Take with Second Stunning Toyota FT-1 Sports Car Concept

August 13, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2014) – Proof that its beauty lies on the inside and out, Toyota revealed today a second interior styling and exterior color for an upscale interpretation of its sensational FT-1 sports car concept. Developed by Calty Design Research in Newport Beach, California, the concept vehicle’s graphite exterior paint and light, saddle-colored leather went on display for the first time at the Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival gala held on California’s Monterey Peninsula.... more

Let the Games Begin! Toyota Again Named Sustaining Host Sponsor of 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Let the Games Begin! Toyota Again Named Sustaining Host Sponsor of 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

August 13, 2014
Washington, DC (August 13, 2014) —The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Paralyzed Veterans of America are proud to announce that Toyota will again serve as a Sustaining Host Sponsor for the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, which begin today in Philadelphia, and run through Sunday, August 17. Toyota will also be providing vehicles for National Veterans Wheelchair Games officials to drive throughout the week.... more

Three Reasons You Should Be Driving a Hybrid

Three Reasons You Should Be Driving a Hybrid

August 07, 2014
You don’t have to be a pious Prius driver (but it sure helps) to enjoy the benefits of hybrid technology.
 
  1. Help others breathe a little easier. Since 2000, the Prius family of vehicles has saved an estimated 26.5 million tons of COemissions in the U.S.
 
  1. Save gas. Prius family owners could drive around the earth 4.39 million times with the fuel saved.
 
  1. Save gas money. Over the last 14 years, the Prius family (compared to an average car) has saved Americans about $5 billion in fuel costs.
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2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series Set to Get Dirty in SCORE Baja 1000 Race

2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series Set to Get Dirty in SCORE Baja 1000 Race

August 05, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 5, 2014) – Toyota Racing Development (TRD) and Toyota Truck Chief Engineer, Mike Sweers, enter the new 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series in the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. The lightly modified Tundra Pro Series will compete in the Full Size Stock Class this November 12-16 in Ensenada, Mexico.... more

Robust North America Sales Help Global Toyota Post a 4.6% Rise in Q1 Net Income

Robust North America Sales Help Global Toyota Post a 4.6% Rise in Q1 Net Income

August 05, 2014
Led by strong sales in North America, cost reductions, favorable currency exchange rates and a gain due to valuation gains/losses from interest-rate swaps, Toyota’s global net income jumped 4.6 percent during the first quarter (April 1 – June 30, 2014) of the 2015 fiscal year.
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July 2014 Sales Conference Notes

July 2014 Sales Conference Notes

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

July 2014 Sales Chart

July 2014 Sales Chart

August 01, 2014

Toyota is No. 1 Retail Manufacturer in July 2014

Toyota is No. 1 Retail Manufacturer in July 2014

August 01, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 1, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total July 2014 sales results of 215,802 units, an increase of 7.3 percent from July 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in July 2014 versus 25 selling days in July 2013, sales increased 11.6 percent over the year-ago month.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Issues July 2014 Sales Preview

Toyota Motor Sales Issues July 2014 Sales Preview

August 01, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (August 1, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported July 2014 sales results of 215,802 units, an increase of 7.3 percent from July 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in July 2014 versus 25 selling days in July 2013, sales increased 11.6 percent from year-ago month.
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Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tacoma and 4Runner

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tacoma and 4Runner

July 30, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 30, 2014) – Let’s Get Dirty! The highly anticipated launch of the all-new TRD Pro Series from Toyota is coming soon.  Serious off-roaders, professional or amateur, young and old, will soon be able to drive over rough terrain with the most adrenaline-inducing lineup of off-road vehicles Toyota has ever unleashed. ... more

Special Edition Prius Takes on a New Persona for 2015

Special Edition Prius Takes on a New Persona for 2015

July 30, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 30, 2014) – The best-selling hybrid in America is taking style to a new level. The 2015 Prius Persona Series Special Edition is tailored with elegant exterior and interior touches that make it unique. The special edition model will begin arriving in dealerships in September.... more

Redesigned 2015 Toyota Yaris Sub-Compact: Sharper Styling, More Comfort and Value Priced

Redesigned 2015 Toyota Yaris Sub-Compact: Sharper Styling, More Comfort and Value Priced

July 23, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif., (July 23, 2014) – A bold new look with a distinct European flavor.  A new, quieter interior crafted from improved materials. And a new attitude. The redesigned 2015 Toyota Yaris checks all of the boxes for small-car shoppers. And then it adds and checks two more boxes for fun and value. In 3-door or 5-door liftback models, the 2015 Yaris makes every day driving less every day. ... more

Redesigned 2015 Toyota Sienna Fact Sheet Updates

July 21, 2014
Redesigned 2015 Toyota Sienna Fact Sheet Updates... more

Desde Aqui Hasta el Espacio Sideral: La Toyota Sienna del 2015 Inspira Aventuras Inesperadas

Desde Aqui Hasta el Espacio Sideral: La Toyota Sienna del 2015 Inspira Aventuras Inesperadas

July 17, 2014
TORRANCE, California (17 de julio de 2014) – La aventura espacial de un niño pequeño. La libre imaginación de una familia. Las curiosas conversaciones de un padre. Con un poco de creatividad, algunos efectos de imágenes generadas por computadora (CGI) y un poco de humor con ironía, la rediseñada van Toyota Sienna de 2015 ganó un papel estelar. Por primera vez, Toyota reveló un nuevo vehículo completamente en Internet, al presentar hoy la Sienna de 2015 a través de la mirada de tres padres creativos, conocedores de los medios sociales. En una serie de videos individualizados, estos padres dan vida a las aventuras cotidianas y a veces inesperadas dentro y fuera de la Sienna.... more

From Here to Outer Space: 2015 Toyota Sienna Inspires Unexpected Adventures

From Here to Outer Space: 2015 Toyota Sienna Inspires Unexpected Adventures

July 17, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (July 17, 2014) – A toddler rockets into space. A family’s imagination runs wild. A father begins a curious conversation. With a little creativity, some CGI effects and a bit of ironic humor, the redesigned 2015 Toyota Sienna is the star of the show. For the first time, Toyota is revealing a new vehicle completely online, introducing the 2015 Sienna van today through the eyes of three creative, social media-savvy parents. In a series of custom videos, these parents bring to life the everyday and sometimes unexpected adventures possible in and around the Sienna.... 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

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