Toyota Supports Science and Environmental Education with $1 Million Pledge
Denver, Colo., October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A hardscrabble childhood didn’t “harden” Erika Torres-Hernandez, but it did sharpen the Chippewa-Cree tribe member’s resolve to achieve her goals and give back.
A recipient of a Toyota Tribal College Scholarship, Torres-Hernandez studies math at a tribal college in Rocky Boy, Mont.
Annual event draws large crowd to make improvements at Frankfort’s Salato
GEORGETOWN, Ky., October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On Sunday, tree planting and painting were among a long list of completed projects following Toyota’s annual volunteer day at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Salato Wildlife Education Center.
TORRANCE, Calif., October 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – It’s hard to be a trendsetter in places like Los Angeles or San Francisco, but one lucky Californian will blaze that trail when they park a new Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) in their garage.
Toyota and the Environmental Media Association (EMA) are offering a historic opportunity to own the company’s first zero-emission hydrogen vehicle when it arrives in California in late 2015.
Crain’s Detroit Business unveiled their 40 under 40 results this week. Congratulations to Toyota’s Rana Mohtadi, Senior scientist, materials research department, Toyota Research Institute North America, Toyota Technical Center, Ann Arbor.
Biggest achievement: Discovered a medium for hydrogen storage could also be used for rechargeable magnesium batteries, opening up new battery design possibilities.
Current goal: Use novel materials to create practical and more efficient energy storage systems.
Toyota Financial Services recently issued what it called a “diversity & inclusion” bond, the latest in a series of issues that also included what the company said was the auto industry’s first “green” bond.
Toyota Highlander Hybrid Will Serve as the Official Vehicle of the CHCI Public Policy Conference
Washington D.C., October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will serve as the official vehicle of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) as it welcomes Toyota once again as a sponsor. Commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month, CHCI’s Public Policy Conference is themed “Building Our Future, Together” to reflect the growing strength of the Latino community and its impact on the success of America, including the environment.
Butterflies and frogs might find Ann Arbor's Thurston Nature Center more inhabitable after volunteers worked Saturday to install two new gardens to attract more diverse wildlife.
The Thurston Nature Center's Annual Fall Stewardship-Workday brought Thurston Elementary School staff, parents and children together with employees from the Toyota Technical Center and the nature center to work on various projects that will benefit Thurston Elementary.
Toyota Presents Meeting of the Minds 2014 Summit in Detroit
DETROIT, September 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – American cities are dramatically changing and face many challenges. How can they address urban sustainability and the complexities of connected technology?
Next week, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, Toyota leaders will join 350 of the world’s greatest thinkers at the Meeting of the Minds 2014 summit to explore this urban transformation and ways of harnessing the power of technology.
Toyota Green Initiative Promotes Sustainability with Hybrid Vehicle Donations
TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Toyota will deliver brand new hybrid vehicles to select Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to kick-off the fifth-year of the Toyota Green Initiative—an environmental stewardship platform designed to educate HBCU students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle. The donation is in conjunction with Toyota's continued support of HBCU athletic programs in both the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).