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Air Race Pilot Yoshihide Muroya and Lexus Announce Partnership for Making History and Creating the Future | Lexus | Global Newsroom

Toyota Motor Corporation works to develop and manufacture innovative, safe and high-quality products and services that create happiness by providing mobility for all. We believe that true achievement comes from supporting our customers, partners, employees, and the communities in which we operate. Since our founding over 80 years ago in 1937, we have applied our…

Toyota Mirai sets official World Record
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Toyota Mirai sets official World Record

The new Toyota Mirai has set an official Guinness World Records title for the longest distance covered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle without refuelling.It covered an unprecedented 845 miles on a single, five-minute complete fill of hydrogen on a round trip in Southern California, establishing a new distance benchmark for zero-emission vehicles.The official…

From metal to mobile: the evolution of the car key
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From metal to mobile: the evolution of the car key

A staple of American car culture for the past hundred years, the classic car key has evolved drastically over time and may one day become obsolete as drivers look to more convenient solutions to operate their vehicles. Although car keys can be traced back to the early 20th century, the traditional metal key we’ve come…

Update on Toyota extended delivery times
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Update on Toyota extended delivery times

Like many other businesses, Toyota is currently experiencing delays in the global supply chain for some of our components and this has unfortunately led to longer delivery times on some of our more popular new vehicles. In addition we are seeing unprecedented demand for our Hybrid Electric products.Please be assured that our focus remains on doing everything…

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Woven Capital Invests in UP.Partners’ New Venture Capital Fund Dedicated to Powering the Future of Mobility Through Emerging Technology | Corporate | Global Newsroom

TOKYO, JAPAN (October 19, 2021)―Woven Capital, L.P., the investment arm of the Woven Planet Group, a Toyota subsidiary that is dedicated to building the safest mobility in the world, today announced that it has made an investment in UP.Partners' newly launched $230M venture capital fund. The fund is dedicated to supporting early-stage companies that are…

Mini Mirai: How we shrunk our hydrogen-fuelled car
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Mini Mirai: How we shrunk our hydrogen-fuelled car

Meet the Mini Mirai, the UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled remote-controlled (RC) car, based on the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai bigger brother. But why, and more importantly, how, you might ask?Before we answer those questions for you, take a look for yourself at our Mini Mirai in action as we went for a spin around Old New Inn…

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Toyota Charges into Electrified Future in the U.S. with 10-year, $3.4 billion Investment | Corporate | Global Newsroom

Toyota City, Japan―(Oct. 18, 2021)―Toyota announced today that it will invest approximately $3.4 billion (380 billion yen) in automotive batteries in the United States through 2030. Specifically, the investment is for developing and localizing automotive battery production, including those for battery electric vehicles, and is part of the global total of approx. $13.5 billion (1.5…

What’s it like to be Toyota Proace City owner?
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What’s it like to be Toyota Proace City owner?

It’s fair to say that professional photographer Rod Kirkpatrick gets about a bit. Rod, in his trusty Proace City compact van, travels the length and the breadth of the UK in search of images and stories for both national and local newspapers. In this weekly diary, Rod shares his experiences of being a Toyota Proace…

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Production Plans in November 2021, as of October 15 | Corporate | Global Newsroom

At Toyota, we have made repeated adjustments to our production plans since August due to a shortage of parts resulting from the spread of COVID-19, causing various inconveniences to all parties concerned. We would like to express our gratitude to all parties concerned for their immense support in helping us maintain production. Our production plans…

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Concerning Lawsuit Filed Against Toyota by Nippon Steel Corporation Regarding Electromagnetic Steel Sheets | Corporate | Global Newsroom

Toyota Motor Corporation works to develop and manufacture innovative, safe and high-quality products and services that create happiness by providing mobility for all. We believe that true achievement comes from supporting our customers, partners, employees, and the communities in which we operate. Since our founding over 80 years ago in 1937, we have applied our…