Toyota Motor Corporation

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Toyota Dyna/ToyoAce

Toyota makes minor improvements to Dyna and ToyoAce including whole new front face

Toyota has made changes to the 1-ton Dyna and ToyoAce and the new models go on sale September 26.
Toyota FCV Plus

2016 Paris Motor Show: Toyota to make European debut of the FCV Plus

On September 13, Toyota Motor Europe announced that it will make the European debut of the FCV Plus at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, which opens its doors on September 29.
Toyota Research Institute CEO Gill Platt

Toyota collaborates with Open Source Robotics Foundation to strengthen its automatic driving research

On September 15, Toyota announced that the Toyota Research Institute, Inc., which it opened in January in the United States, will work together with US non-profit Open Source Robotics Foundation on robotics and automatic driving research.
New Toyota Prius for North America

Toyota issues first recall for new Prius over airbag defect

Toyota has issued the first recall of the new Prius in the United States. On September 14, it announced the recall for models introduced early in the US market in 2016.
Toyota C-HR (European model)

2016 Paris Motor Show: Toyota to raise the curtain on C-HR production model

On September 13, Toyota Motor Europe announced it will fully unveil the C-HR production model at the 2016 Paris Motor Show commencing on September 29.
New Toyota Prius PHV

Toyota to make European debut of new Prius PHV at 2016 Paris Motor Show

On September 13, Toyota Europe announced that it will make the European debut of the new Prius PHV at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, which opens its doors on September 29.
Toyota 86 GT "Limited"

Photo Feature: Toyota brushes up the 86 with racing technology and know-how

The Toyota 86 2-dor sport coupe, which first made its appearance in 2012, underwent some major changes in July. Although the company officially calls it “minor changes,” the application of know-how acquired through things like the 24 Hours Nürburgring put the changes on par with a full-model change. As Toyota says, it has “refined the driving experience.”
Toyota Motor Corp. headquarters (stock image)

Toyota looking for high tech joint research projects, semiconductors, robotics, etc.

Toyota Motor Corp. is looking for research topics based around the company’s technological needs, seeking out researchers at universities and research agencies involved with cutting edge scientific technological research.
3.5kW pure hydrogen fuel cell system

Toshiba's pure hydrogen fuel cell system to be used at Toyota headquarters

Toshiba announced that the 3.5kW pure hydrogen fuel cell system it delivered to Toyota has begun operation.
Australia's StreetFX Motorsport, which established the Nissan GT-R's engine on the Toyota 86

Toyota 86 to feature Nissan GT-R engine for 1,000ps of maximum output

Australia’s StreetFX Motorsport has revealed a tuning project for the globally popular Toyota 86 sports car, which will astonish fans around the world.
Toyota Aqua (front) and Prius (back)

Toyota sweeps top three spots for fifth consecutive month; August sales ranking

The Japan Automobile Dealers Association (JADA) announced its sales ranking of passenger cars for August 2016. According to these results, the Toyota Prius finished on top for the ninth consecutive month as it grew 164.5% from the previous year, to 17,503 units.
Toyota Innova Crysta

Toyota India subsidiary sales up 12% in August with new Innova Crysta minivan sales favorable

Toyota's India manufacturing and sales subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor released its August new car sales figures on September 1. Total sales including exports were 14,045 units. This is 12% year-on-year growth and marks the 4th month of growth.
New Toyota Prius PHV

Toyota Prius PHV Test Drive: “One Can Truly Feel Toyota’s Commitment To Craftmanship” Says Hideaki Kataoka

The Prius, the hybrid car responsible for opening up the hybrid car market and instigating a whirlwind of eco-cars that followed, has propelled itself towards the next step in its evolution.
Toyota Corolla (2014 Beijing Motor Show)

Toyota sales up 1.8% in China led by popular compact cars; August results

On September 2, Toyota’s Chinese corporation announced its sales results for August 2016 in China. According to these results, overall sales grew 1.8% from the previous year, to 95,900 units, resulting in a surplus for the second straight month.

NHTSA reports Takata airbag replacement work 34% completed

In mid-August, the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its latest information on how Toyota is handling recalls due to defective Takata airbags.

New Toyota Prius PHV: PHV Version Of Current Prius, Can Cruise 60 km In EV Mode [with photos]

The Prius PHV, having undergone a design overhaul, has been made available for test drives at a mini circuit in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The centerpieces of the new model are a new design to differentiate it from other Priuses as well as wide range improvements to the EV efficiency.

Toyota RAV4 & Lexus HS Recalled In US Over Suspension

In mid-August, Toyota Motor North America announced recalls for some Toyota RAV4s and the Lexus HS250hs.

JD Power 2016 Initial Quality Study puts Toyota at top of brand ranking

On August 25, J.D. Power Asia Pacific published the results of its 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS). The study put Toyota at the top ranking for all brands and first place in three segment rankings.
Toyota Innova Crysta

Toyota Kirloskar Motors to offer Innova Crysta gasoline version

On August 8, Toyota Kirloskar Motors announced that addition of a gasoline version of the Innova Crysta for India.
Toyota RAV4

Toyota commences production of RAV4 in Russia

On August 22, Toyota Motor Corporation began production of the RAV4 at its St. Petersburg plant in Russia.