Oct 25, 2016 Toyota to Start Sales of Fuel Cell Buses under the Toyota Brand from Early 2017
TOKYO, JAPAN, October 20, 2016 ― Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilize two of these FC buses (model name: Toyota FC Bus) as fixed-route buses.
Oct 24, 2016 Status Report on the Driving Barista Application Project Which Aims to Prevent Smartphone-Related Traffic Accidents
TOKYO, JAPAN, October 13, 2016 – Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Komeda Co., Ltd. (Komeda), and KDDI Corporation (KDDI) have been running a project that utilizes a smartphone application called Driving Barista. The project aims to reduce the number of traffic accidents in Aichi Prefecture in Japan which are caused by drivers using their smartphones while driving. During the 17 days between September 20 and October 61, the application was downloaded about 37,000 times and was used to record about 2.6 million km of distance driven. This means that a cumulative distance equivalent to about 65 trips around the earth, or about 7 round trips from the earth to the moon had been driven safely by drivers while refraining from using their smartphones. The project gave in a fun way those who actually used the application to increase their level of awareness about reducing traffic accidents, and has helped many people inside and outside of Aichi Prefecture understand the importance of preventing smartphone-related traffic accidents.
Oct 24, 2016 First-in-Japan Project Aims to Prevent Smartphone Related Traffic Accidents
TOKYO, JAPAN, September 20, 2016 – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Komeda Co., Ltd. (Komeda), and KDDI Corporation (KDDI) will begin an initiative on September 20, 2016 by utilizing a smartphone application called Driving Barista. The application is aimed at reducing the number of traffic accidents in Aichi Prefecture in Japan, which are caused by drivers using their smartphones while driving. This is the first traffic safety initiative in Japan involving a smartphone application, which is to be carried out and jointly promoted by an automobile company, a communication company, and a food and beverage company.
Oct 21, 2016 Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 Highlander Vehicles
TORONTO, ONTARIO, October 21, 2016 – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI), announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 601 Model Year 2016 Toyota Highlander vehicles in Canada. On the involved vehicles, there is a possibility that the wire...
Oct 20, 2016 Own the Off-road: Introducing the 2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
(TORONTO, ON – October 20, 2016) Pavement? Who needs pavement? The Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro screams, “Bring on the trail!” Offered for the first time in Canada, the 4Runner TRD Pro headlines the 4Runner line-up for the 2017 model year, which also includes a new TRD OFF-ROAD package.
Oct 20, 2016 Weekends are epic in the 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
(TORONTO, ON – October 24, 2016) Take your adventures to new heights with the Tundra TRD Pro – the full-size pickup truck designed for serious off-roading fun. As comfortable running the dunes as it is towing a boat, the Tundra TRD Pro is ready to claw through just about anything.
Oct 20, 2016 Get extreme, get dirty, get out there: The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
(TORONTO, ON – October 20, 2016) Tame treacherous terrain. Master mud. Stomp snow. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro does it all, fearlessly – with factory-installed off-roading gear designed by the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD) to make a great go-anywhere, do-anything pick-up truck even greater.
Oct 19, 2016 Find out why Toyota Safety Sense is advanced safety – for everyone
(TORONTO, ON – October 19th, 2016) Everyone benefits when vehicles are equipped with advanced automatic safety technology – but these technologies are most effective when drivers understand how they work. That’s why Toyota – the first automaker...
Oct 18, 2016 Suzuki and Toyota to Explore Business Partnership
TOKYO, JAPAN, October 12, 2016 ― Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced that both companies have agreed to start exploring ideas that are directed towards a business partnership.
Oct 12, 2016 Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 and 2017 Prius Vehicles
TORONTO, ON., Oct. 12, 2016 – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI), announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 2,780 Model Year 2016 and 2017 Toyota Prius sedan vehicles in Canada.