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kartSTART Presented by Toyota grows again to reach more Canadian families
TORONTO, ONTARIO (April 13, 2016) – The Toyota Canada Inc.-supported kartSTART program (www.kartSTART.ca), is gearing up for its sixth year of driving safety through education. Four new locations have been added for 2016, with stops in Red Deer, AB, Regina, SK, Hamilton, ON and Halifax, NS to round out the tour, in addition to returning to previous stops, by popular demand. Offering a unique experience the whole family can benefit from, kartSTART allows kids to get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle and establish concrete driving awareness and skills training well before they become licenced driver, setting a strong foundation for safe driving down the road.
Toyota Builds Toward A Better Tomorrow With Donations To Canadian Blood Services and the Héma-Québec Foundation
(TORONTO, ON., - February 19, 2016) Taking action today to build a better tomorrow, Toyota Canada and its dealers have made two significant donations to help the innovative efforts of Canadian Blood Services and the Héma-Québec Foundation.
Two Unlikely Partners, One Powerful and Innovative Collaboration: Toyota Teams With Canadian Blood Services To Improve Productivity, Service and Quality for Canadians
(TORONTO, ON. – February 19, 2016) Toyota and Canadian Blood Services are pleased to share the results of their unique partnership over the past year. Toyota has been sharing its manufacturing process knowledge with Canadian Blood Services, a...
Toyota Canada Inc. Supporting Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre With $25,000 Annual Donation for the Next 10 Years
TORONTO, ON., December 23, 2015 –Toyota Canada (TCI) recently announced that its longstanding support for the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC) is being strengthened by its intent to donate a total of $250,000 by 2025. TCI will donate $25,000...
Toyota Releases 2015 North American Environmental Report
TORONTO, ON., December 1, 2015 – Toyota today released its fifteenth annual North American Environmental Report. The report highlights the progress made during the past 12 months in achieving goals and targets set in the company’s Environmental...
Toyota Dream Car Art Contest Invites Canadian Youth to Dream About the Future of Mobility
Three Canadian entries proudly selected as global winners in the last three years Top Canadian entries to receive prizes of tablets and the chance for a trip to Japan TORONTO, ON., November 2, 2015 – Toyota Canada is launching the 2016 Toyota...
Celebrating Its Fifth Year in Canada, kartSTART Presented By Toyota Brings Safety Through Education to More Canadian Families
TORONTO, ONTARIO (May 8, 2015) – kartSTART (www.kartSTART.ca) presented by Toyota is a unique family safety education program that is designed to give Canadian youth and their families a true, real-world understanding of the physics behind driving a...
Toyota Canada RAV4 Donation Boosts Auto Safety Research At University Of Toronto
TORONTO, ON., (February 26, 2015) – Toyota Canada is donating a 2014 RAV4 to continue the next phase of safety research at the University of Toronto. Industrial engineering professor Birsen Donmez is in the midst of a three-year study analyzing...
Traffic Injury Research Foundation Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With AROSO To Bring Award-Winning Brain On Board To Arab Countries
TORONTO, ON., (January 21, 2015) – It has been two years since the Ottawa-based Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) and the Toyota Canada Foundation launched “Brain on Board” in Canada – an innovative public education program to help Canadians...
From carbon to water, materials to biodiversity, yearly report highlights the many ways Toyota is helping the environment
TORONTO, ON., (December 3, 2014) – There are the 46 million litres of water being captured, cleaned and recycled this year, thanks to a process innovation created and implemented by Team Members involved in vehicle painting at Toyota’s assembly plant in Cambridge, Ontario. There are the 6,300 cubic metres of natural gas saved in the last twelve months at Toyota’s aluminum wheel manufacturer in Delta, British Columbia, as a result of that group’s creativity in improving how materials are melted. Toyota has more LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified dealerships in Canada than any other automotive manufacturer. As these examples illustrate, when it comes to helping the environment, Toyota is raising the bar in just about every way imaginable in Canada – and it’s all documented in Toyota’s just-published 2014 North American Environmental Report. “Whether it’s sustainability in our operations, or developing technologically-advanced vehicles that dramatically improve fuel efficiency and lower emissions, we are constantly reducing our environmental footprint,” said Stephen Beatty, Chief Environmental Officer, Toyota Canada Inc. “Our progress is made possible through strong collaboration and unity of vision among everyone in the Toyota family – head office, manufacturing sites, dealerships, partners and suppliers.” This year’s environmental report shares success stories in five areas: carbon, water, materials, biodiversity and outreach. Canadian highlights for each category include: Carbon Toyota’s fuel cell vehicle will hit the market in 2015, powered by hydrogen and emitting nothing but water vapour. Natural Resources Canada named six Toyota vehicles as best-in-class for fuel efficiency for the 2014