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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.

Teens Steer the Conversation to Promote Safe Driving

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge in partnership with Discovery Education Invites Teens to Create Safe Driving PSAs
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NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today’s teens are digital natives who, on average, send over 100 textsiand watch 1.15 hours of online videos a day.ii That’s why Toyota TeenDrive365 is launching two defensive driving campaigns that harness teens’ love of texting and online videos:

'The Toyota Effect' World Premieres at New York Film Festival Convergence

Short Film Series by Academy- and Award-Winning Filmmakers Ross Kauffman, Kief Davidson and Steve James Showcases how Toyota Shares its Expertise for Good
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[Video] Toyota Mirai Sips a Summer Classic in 'Fueled by Lemonade'

The third video in the “Fueled by Everything” series
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TORRANCE, Calif, September 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ –  Don’t pour out that lemonade. Toyota and comedian Nikki Glaser have taken a humorous look at a potential fuel source – discarded lemonade from kids' lemonade stands. And the lemonade stand business is tough out there.

The resulting video is “Fueled by Lemonade,” the third online video in Toyota’s multi-part “Fueled by Everything” series aimed at educating about the potential of hydrogen fuel.

Buckle Up for Life Dispels Top Five Myths About Car Seats

National Education Program from Toyota and Cincinnati Children’s Continues to Have a Measurable Impact in Improving Children’s Safety; Expands to Ann Arbor, MI and New Haven, CT
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NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ –  It’s no secret that driving with small children can be full of challenges – from battles over whose turn it is to pick the music to making sure you’re fully stocked with snacks and supplies. But one thing that should not be a puzzle is how to keep them safe.

Toyota Establishes Collaborative Research Centers with MIT and Stanford to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Research

Toyota will invest $50 million to broaden its focus on computer science and human-machine interaction with an immediate goal of reducing highway injuries and fatalities
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PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- The research and development of intelligent vehicle and mobility technologies will get a major boost in an ambitious new collaboration between Toyota, Stanford and MIT.  At a press conference today, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that it will be investing approximately $50 million over the next 5 years to establish joint research centers at each university.  Additionally Dr.

We Run on Brainpower: Toyota Chemical Engineer Featured in Michigan Campaign

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Rana Mohtadi, a principal scientist at the Toyota Research Institute of North America in Ann Arbor, Mich., explains how she’s working on materials that will store more energy than what is available with lithium ion batteries and why she calls Michigan home.

St. Bernard Project (SBP) and Toyota Build on Hurricane Katrina Recovery Effort with Expanded Partnership to Strengthen U.S. Disaster Resilience

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SBP Has Rebuilt More Homes Post-Katrina than Any Other Nonprofit, Yet More Than 5,000 New Orleans Families Remain Displaced Nearly 10 Years after the Hurricane.

Toyota will train 140 AmeriCorps Members Annually in Toyota Production System to Support SBP’s Rebuilding Efforts across the Country.

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SBP Has Rebuilt More Homes Post-Katrina than Any Other Nonprofit, Yet More Than 5,000 New Orleans Families Remain Displaced Nearly 10 Years after the Hurricane.

Toyota will train 140 AmeriCorps Members Annually in Toyota Production System to Support SBP’s Rebuilding Efforts across the Country.

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