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Toyota Says Thanks a Million to Future STEM Scholars

$1 million gift enhances Georgetown College STEM scholarships
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Georgetown, Ky. April 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- As Yogi Berra put it, “the future ain’t what it used to be.” The same could be said for manufacturing, which is why Toyota continues to invest in the people and institutions at the center of the industry’s future.

Getting Back Up: Toyota Donates RAV4 Hybrid to Veteran Who Stands Tall

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NEW YORK, April 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Army Sergeant First Class Jeffrey Hackett knew the house he and his fellow soldiers were trying to clear on Aug. 15, 2011, in Afghanistan could be occupied by the Taliban and armed with improvised explosive devices. He knew exactly what the wire sticking out of the ground meant and immediately turned around, but it was too late.

“The IED went off and the explosion threw me and then I hit the ground,” Hackett remembers.

On the Road to Autonomous Driving, Toyota Establishes Ever Deeper Roots in Ann Arbor Tech Community with Third US Research Facility

Toyota Research Institute-ANN Will Fund Artificial Intelligence, Materials Science and Robotics Research at University of Michigan
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SAN JOSE, Calif., April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Dr. Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), announced recently that Toyota will establish its third TRI facility in the U.S.

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

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