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Toyota DARTs Forward in Texas

One Million Dollar Grant Extends Paratransit Service for Collin County Residents
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RICHARDSON, Texas, April 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Residents of Collin County searching for secure, reliable transportation for their elderly or disabled family members can rest easy, thanks to Toyota. 

During an event today at the University of Texas at Dallas, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit Session Highlight

Carbon Reduction Value in Automotive Supply Chain
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Track #2 - Technical: Strategic Approaches and Resources for Integrating Sustainability

In this session, you’ll hear about AIAG Greenhouse Gas (GHG) workgroup activities to help automotive companies with carbon reporting and reduction. Speakers from supplier and government agencies will share their perspectives on the value of practical GHG reductions in logistics.

Toyota Mirai Wins 2016 World Green Car

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NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Toyota Mirai was declared the 2016 World Green Car this week at the New York International Auto Show.

“Just as Prius changed the world nearly 20 years ago, the hydrogen-powered Mirai is ready to make history,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager, Toyota Division.

The Toyota Effect: Project BLAID

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Toyota believes everyone should be able to move freely and safely. This is why Toyota engineers and the Toyota Partner Robot Group have collaborated for 4 years with leading organizations and members of the blind community, to better understand the mobility needs of the visually impaired. The result is Project BLAID—a wearable mobility device for the blind and vision impaired that helps fill in the blanks left by canes, dogs and existing GPS devices.

Toyota Puts the Vroom in Safety Education Program Aimed at Putting Kids in the Driver's Seat

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LEXINGTON, Ky., March 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Driving habits, good or bad, begin to form long before a driver can reach the gas pedal and as early as when a child’s car seat is turned to face front. So, to learn what it means to be a safe driver, passenger and pedestrian, Kentucky tots are taking the wheel. 

Safety City, a free, safety education program for second and third graders, combines classroom instruction with student driving experiences that simulate the real world.

Toyota Again the 'Most Admired' Motor Vehicle Company in FORTUNE’s Study

Automaker earns #28 spot in “World’s Most Admired Companies“ list
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PLANO, Texas, February 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Toyota was once again named the top motor vehicle company in Fortune Magazine’s annual list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Toyota is also ranked at #28 overall out of all companies surveyed and was in the top ten in both talent and running a global business.

The “World’s Most Admired Companies” survey measures nine attributes consid

Environment: Watch It Like a Hawk

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Toyota team members are creatures of habitat.
 
And a few who test vehicles for performance and reliability have become a part-time pit crew for red-tailed hawks at Toyota Arizona Proving Ground (TAPG) in Phoenix.
 
The situation took flight in June 2008 when a plumed pair built a nest on a utility pole at the fac

From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota’s Environmental “To Do” List

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From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota’s Environmental “To Do” List:

  • Launch the only zero emission vehicle with more than 300 miles of driving range – check. 
  • Manufacture vehicles using renewable energy from landfill gas – check.
  • Save more than 54 million gallons of water by reducing, reusing and recycling – check. 
  • Certify more than 1,000 acres of land in North America to Wildlife Habitat Council’s Wildlife at Work program – check. 
  • Reuse hybrid batteries to create stationary energy systems – check.       
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From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota’s Environmental “To Do” List:

  • Launch the only zero emission vehicle with more than 300 miles of driving range – check. 
  • Manufacture vehicles using renewable energy from landfill gas – check.
  • Save more than 54 million gallons of water by reducing, reusing and recycling – check. 
  • Certify more than 1,000 acres of land in North America to Wildlife Habitat Council’s Wildlife at Work program – check. 
  • Reuse hybrid batteries to create stationary energy systems – check.       

Millennials Make Moves to Advance Mobility for More People Everywhere

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SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, we have more options for getting from one place to another than ever before. Innovations abound, but are we making the most of this progress to build a future where all people can move more freely? Now is the time for fresh thinking on the mobility challenges that continue to exist in our modern society, such as:
 

ITIC Automotive Test Bed Offers Wireless Charging as a Service

Stationary Wireless Power Transfer EV/PHEV Test Bed Passes U.S. Department of Energy Project Review
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GREENVILLE, S.C., October 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC) is the host site for a new wireless charging R&D test bed for electrified automotive vehicles. The wireless power transfer test bed was developed by Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ITIC, Toyota, Cisco, Duke Energy and Evatran.

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