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Toyota Mirai

Toyota and UAE Joint Hydrogen Research, Mirai Testing

On 17 January, Toyota Motors, in an effort to investigate the potential for utilizing hydrogen in an effort to help bring about a low-carbon economy, entered into agreements with local businesses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to conduct joint research into said potential.
2011 Toyota Corolla for US

Toyota expands Takata airbag recall to 540,000 cars in US

On January 13, Toyota expanded its Japan recall for the Lexus IS and LFA over defective Takata airbags to the United States.
Toyota Land Cruiser #327 that won the commercial vehicle class

Dakar 2017: Toyota president takes pride in group's participation

On 15 January, Dakar Rally racers finally reached the end of their race in South America. Toyota Motors president Akio Toyoda offered some comments regarding the Toyota Group’s participation in the race.
Toyota Vitz Hybrid

New Toyota Vitz: Toyota adds hybrid grade for Japan with 34.4km/L

Along with its unveiling of the new Vitz with minor changes on January 12, Toyota also unveiled a hybrid grade.
Scion FR-S (Toyota 86)

Toyota recalls 86 in US over AT defect

Toyota has issued a recall for some models the latest 86 FR sports car model in the US.
Toyota President Toyoda (Detroit Motor Show 2017) (c) Getty Images

Detroit Motor Show '17: New Toyota Camry announced along with new hybrid model

On 9 January, at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show, Toyota gave the public their first look at the new model Camry.
Toyota Concept-i

CES 2017: Toyota's Concept-i is a car that can communicate with drivers

On 4 January at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Toyota Motors gave the public their first look at the company’s new concept car, the Concept-i. Perhaps the most interesting facet of this vehicle is that it is a car that is able to “talk with humans” due to the inclusion of artificial intelligence housed within the vehicle.
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US Toyota releases statement in response to Trump tweet

US president elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticize Toyota for its plans to build a new Mexico plant. Toyota's US division has responded with a statement to the tweet.
Before unveiling, the head lights look like eyes

CES 2017: Toyota Concept-Ai Opens & Closes Its Eyes

On 4 January, Toyota held a press event at CES focusing on its concept car, the “Concept AI.” Senior Vice President of Toyota Motor Sales USA Bob Carter offered a presentation that unveiled the new vehicle.
Toyota Fortuner

Toyota Fortuner reaches 100,000-unit milestone in sales for India

On December 19, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), Toyota’s subsidiary for the production and sales of automobiles in India, announced that sales of the Fortuner have reached the 100,000-unit mark.
2017 Toyota Camry for US

Toyota recalls Camry in US over airbag defect

In mid-December, Toyota Motor Sales USA announced that it was recalling some cars in two models including the Camry over a defect in their airbags. According to Toyota Motor Sales USA, there is a chance that incorrect parts were used for the installation of the lower portion of the instrument panel for the front seat knee airbags.
New Toyota Coaster

Photo Feature: Toyota gives Coaster first full model change in 24 years, release set for January

After 24 years, Toyota is finally giving its Coaster microbus a full model change. The new version of the Coaster, a model that is often seen serving as a shuttle bus, is set for release on January 23, 2017.
Toyota Museum main building complete renewal

Toyota Museum complete renovation aims to present Japanese, US and European cars together

Toyota is renovating the main building's permanent exhibit at its Toyota Museum in Nagakute, Aichi Prefecture, and it reopens January 4.
Toyota Fortuna

Toyota Kirloskar Motor to raise car prices by maximum of 3% due to rising raw materials costs

In early December, Toyota's India production and sales subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) announced that it will increase its car prices in India from January 2017.
Lexus RX

IIHS Crash Safety: Four Lexus models awarded highest safety rating in the U.S.

On December 8, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. (TMS) announced that four of its Lexus models were awarded the 2017 Top Safety Pick+, the highest rating awarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the U.S.
Teaser sketch of high-performance Toyota Yaris

Toyota to develop WRC-influenced high-performance Yaris

On December 13, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) revealed its plans for a high-performance version of the Toyota Yaris (the Vitz, in Japan) hatchback.
Vitz TGR Concept and Aqua TGR Concept

2017 Tokyo Auto Salon: Toyota to present Vitz and Aqua TGR Concept cars

Toyota Gazoo Racing will hold an exhibit at the 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon custom car event from January 13 to 15 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.
This image is of the uBox concept car, designed by Toyota and students from the US's Clemson University's international automotive research center

CES 2017: Toyota to unveil mystery concept car

On December 14, Toyota announced that it will unveil a new concept car at Consumer Electronics Show 2017 (CES 2017) in the US in January.
Toyota Prius (North American model)

IIHS Crash Safety: Five Toyotas awarded highest safety rating in the U.S.

On December 8, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. (TMS) announced that five of its models were awarded the 2017 Top Safety Pick+, the highest rating awarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the U.S.
Toyota C-HR (North American model)

Toyota projects 1% rise in global sales to 10.2 million units for 2017

On December 15, Toyota Motor Corporation announced the Group’s sales plan, including those for Daihatsu and Hino Motors, for the 2017 calendar year. According to this plan, global sales have been set at 10,202,000 units, up 1% from previous year’s result.