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December 2015 Sales Conference Notes

December 2015 Sales Conference Notes

January 05, 2016
Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay and Lexus Division Group Vice President and General Manager Jeff Bracken review Toyota, Scion and Lexus year-end sales results for 2015.... more

December 2015 Sales Chart

December 2015 Sales Chart

January 05, 2016

Toyota Motor Sales Results Up 10.8 Percent in December; 5.3 Percent for 2015

Toyota Motor Sales Results Up 10.8 Percent in December; 5.3 Percent for 2015

January 05, 2016
TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2016) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported December 2015 sales of 238,350, an increase of 10.8 percent from December 2014 on a volume basis. With two additional selling days in December of 2015, sales were up 2.9 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

Toyota Issues December 2015 Sales Preview

Toyota Issues December 2015 Sales Preview

January 05, 2016
TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2016) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported December 2015 sales of 238,350, an increase of 10.8 percent from December 2014 on a volume basis. With two additional selling days in December of 2015, sales were up 2.9 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. ... more

Toyota to Commercialize New Telematics System Using SmartDeviceLink

Toyota to Commercialize New Telematics System Using SmartDeviceLink

January 04, 2016
Las Vegas, Jan. 4, 2016 -- Toyota Motor Corporation has entered into an agreement with Ford and Livio to establish an industry development and operation framework to deploy Livio’s SmartDeviceLink (SDL). Other automakers and app developers are welcome to join this collaboration. Toyota will also commercialize a telematics system using SDL.... more

Toyota Accelerates Its Connected Car Technology Initiatives

Toyota Accelerates Its Connected Car Technology Initiatives

January 04, 2016
Las Vegas, Jan. 4, 2016 -- Toyota announced its next-generation connected vehicle framework at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, accelerating its initiatives to provide its customers with greater convenience and increased data security. The framework builds on advances in automobile, IT, and communications systems to enhance Toyota vehicles with connected technologies.... more

Across the Nation, Toyota Gives Back

Across the Nation, Toyota Gives Back

December 24, 2015
Seventy-five Toyota Tundras haul 250,000 pounds of food – funded by donations from dozens of local dealers and their business partners – to Philabundance, the largest hunger relief organization in the Philadelphia region.... more

The Big Leagues...

The Big Leagues...

December 23, 2015
What do baseball and business have in common?  Quite a bit, it turns out.  Watch Toyota President Akio Toyoda and Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki swap views on everything from the meaning of growth to facing tough situations head on.... more

Toyota to Display New Map Generation System at CES 2016

Toyota to Display New Map Generation System at CES 2016

December 22, 2015
Toyota City, Japan, Dec. 22, 2015 -- To aid the safe implementation of automated driving, Toyota is developing a high-precision map generation system that will use data from on-board cameras and GPS devices installed in production vehicles. The new system will go on display at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2016 in Las Vegas, which will run from January 6 through 9.... more

Wading in a Water Wonderland

Wading in a Water Wonderland

December 17, 2015
Torrance, Calif. (Dec. 17, 2015) – Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?  In the lane, snow is glistening…but don’t worry, Toyota will capture that runoff and reuse the water. 

The company recently received top marks for its global water conversation efforts by CDP, the world’s premiere environmental disclosure agency. ... more

Marking Watershed Effort

Marking Watershed Effort

December 17, 2015
Can a stream of effort flow into a river of results? Of course.

Proof positive is Toyota’s Portland Vehicle Distribution Center (VDC). Toyota redesigned the site at Terminal 4 of the city’s port on the Willamette River in 2004 with a focus on H20.... more

Scrap That’s Not Crap

Scrap That’s Not Crap

December 15, 2015
Toyota has bumped up efforts to reduce waste by recycling old vehicle bumper covers and other scrap parts.... more

Toyota Tops the IIHS 2016 ‘Top Safety Pick+’ Awards

Toyota Tops the IIHS 2016 ‘Top Safety Pick+’ Awards

December 11, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2015) — Toyota once again led the industry on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) annual list of safety awards. Nine Toyota, Lexus and Scion models received the IIHS’ highest award for 2016, the TOP SAFETY PICK+, the most of any manufacturer.  ... more

Toyota to Announce New Details of Artificial Intelligence Research at Consumer Electronics Show

Toyota to Announce New Details of Artificial Intelligence Research at Consumer Electronics Show

December 09, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 9, 2015) – Toyota will announce new details on its plans for research leveraging artificial intelligence at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.... more

Toyota Steps Up Reducing its Carbon Footprint

Toyota Steps Up Reducing its Carbon Footprint

December 08, 2015
Forty-three thousand energetic Toyota team members prove their efficiency efforts are no carbon copy.
 
With a renewed focus on energy efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction projects, Toyota has achieved a feat no other automaker can claim: 11 consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards, courtesy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.... more

Environment: Watch It Like a Hawk

Environment: Watch It Like a Hawk

December 03, 2015
Toyota team members are creatures of habitat.
 
And a few who test vehicles for performance and reliability have become a part-time pit crew for red-tailed hawks at Toyota Arizona Proving Ground (TAPG) in Phoenix.... more

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan Production Information

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan Production Information

December 02, 2015

From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota’s Environmental 'To Do' List

From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota’s Environmental 'To Do' List

December 01, 2015
Launch the only zero emission vehicle with more than 300 miles of driving range – check. 

Manufacture vehicles using renewable energy from landfill gas – check.

Save more than 54 million gallons of water by reducing, reusing and recycling – check. 

Certify more than 1,000 acres of land in North America to Wildlife Habitat Council’s Wildlife at Work program – check.  

Reuse hybrid batteries to create stationary energy systems – check. 


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November 2015 Sales Chart

November 2015 Sales Chart

December 01, 2015

Toyota Posts 12.4 Percent Increase in November 2015

Toyota Posts 12.4 Percent Increase in November 2015

December 01, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported November 2015 sales up 12.4 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis, with sales of 189,517 units. On a raw volume basis, with two less selling days in November 2015 than in November 2014, sales were up 3.4 percent.... more

Toyota Signs on as IPC Worldwide Paralympic Partner

Toyota Signs on as IPC Worldwide Paralympic Partner

November 26, 2015
Today in Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that it has signed an official sponsorship agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to serve as a Worldwide Paralympic Partner Sponsor through 2024, a period which includes the Tokyo Paralympic Games.... more

Toyota Family Learning Programs Lead Communities in National Family Literacy Month® celebrations

Toyota Family Learning Programs Lead Communities in National Family Literacy Month® celebrations

November 24, 2015
The research is clear – a strong support system helps children excel in the classroom and beyond.

This month the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and 10 Toyota Family Learning programs are celebrating National Family Literacy Month® by focusing on the immense influence families have on a child’s education, future success and well-being.... more

Making Your New Toyota Run Cleaner Before You Even Start It

Making Your New Toyota Run Cleaner Before You Even Start It

November 23, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Toyota Transport, the automaker’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, now has its first car hauler that runs on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The Long Beach, CA based truck/trailer does what any other car hauler can do, except it does it while emitting 85 percent less overall particulate matter and 10 percent less carbon dioxide. The CNG truck was commissioned by Toyota and designed and built in a joint collaboration with Peterbilt and Cottrell, Inc., the truck and trailer manufacturers.... more

Tundra Driver Erik Jones Wins Truck Series Championship

Tundra Driver Erik Jones Wins Truck Series Championship

November 23, 2015
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Tundra driver Erik Jones captured the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver’s championship when he finished sixth in Friday night’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.   
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Kyle Busch Secures Toyota's First NSCS Championship

Kyle Busch Secures Toyota's First NSCS Championship

November 23, 2015
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – Camry driver Kyle Busch captured the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver’s championship – the first for Toyota since entering the series in 2007 – when he finished first in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.   
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