From Ottawa to St. John’s or Victoria to Winnipeg – kaizen takes you further
Toyota engineers – guided by Toyota’s principle of kaizen (continuous improvement) – are always refining engine technologies. Why? Better engines mean enhanced fuel efficiency and performance for a better driving experience, reduced environmental ...
The RX 450h – a luxury hybrid, proudly made in Canada
Already holding the distinctions of being the first Lexus manufacturing facility and the only Lexus Hybrid assembly plant outside of Japan, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) marked another first in its record book in March 2014 when it kicked ...
The promise of new technology and the highest quality for today’s drivers
When Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) opened in 1988, the company built 153 gas powered vehicles, the leading commercial engine technology at that time.
Helping to reduce accidents by teaching Canadians about the safety features in their vehicle
According to research from the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), Canadians believe themselves to be safe drivers and rank safety second only to price in terms of the top priorities when purchasing a vehicle. But, with the exception of ABS and ...
Toyota’s smart dummies: Meet THUMS
Crash test dummies simulate the body type and weight of a person. While they’ve been helping automakers evaluate the impact on passengers during an automobile crash since the late 1960’s, it has always been difficult to assess how internal organs are affected at the time of a collision.
Considering the human factor in vehicle safety
For as long as there have been cars on the road, manufacturers have been researching new ways to make them safer. Equally important is the human factor – the driver behind the wheel. How can the vehicle help the driver avoid risky driving behaviours?
Celebrating 50 Years of Toyota in Canada
In 1964, Toyota granted a distributorship agreement to Canadian Motor Industries, Ltd. (CMI), which later became Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI). The following year, 755 new Toyota vehicles were parked in driveways across Canada, including the Crown, Land Cruiser and Publica UP-10.
If your Toyota starts at our Timmins testing facility, it will start in your driveway in winter.
Canada is viewed by the world as a land of ice and snow. Toyota is taking advantage of that reputation. In Timmins, Ontario, where the average low in winter hovers around minus 20 Celsius
“Popping the trunk” just got cooler.
At Toyota, we’re always coming up with ideas for new models. And we make a point to go out and actually hear from consumers about what they want and need from their car, not just hope we’re giving people what they want.
Safety isn’t just about engineering, it’s about people.
At Toyota, safety isn’t just about engineering, it’s about people. And we try to remind ourselves of that every day.