Toyota Recognized for Commitment to Environmental Excellence
ERLANGER, Ky., April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – How will you make a positive impact on Earth Day? Turn off the lights in an empty room? Recycle? Save water?
At Toyota, every day is Earth Day and the little things add up, especially when almost 43,000 team members across 14 North America manufacturing plants do them. Such efforts have saved nearly $600 million since benchmarking began in 2002.
Toyota Exclusive Automotive Partner of Earth Day 45th Anniversary Celebration Mirai Display Kicks off Month of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Education
TORRANCE, Calif., April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/– Fifteen years ago, a little hybrid no one knew rolled onto the National Mall to celebrate Earth Day. That hybrid – the Toyota Prius. Tomorrow, nearing the 45thanniversary of Earth Day, Toyota will return to Washington, D.C., to showcase yet another revolutionary technology, the hydrogen fuel cell electric Toyota Mirai.
Toyota Awards Over $60,000 in Grants to Five FIRST Robotics Michigan Organizations
YORK TOWNSHIP, MICH., April 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In a continuing effort to expand STEM education and inspire the next generation of great engineers, Toyota Technical Center (TTC), Toyota’s North American engineering, research and development headquarters, has announced five grants for FIRST Robotics activities in Michigan. The funding, more than $60,000 worth, will support in-school robotics programs as well as provide support for regional and state competitions.
Plano, TX, April 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Toyota this week hosted its first large-scale supplier diversity event in North Texas at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center. “Power of Exchange 2015” offered local Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) a valuable forum to network and connect with Toyota’s Tier I suppliers, and provided access to Toyota’s sales, marketing, and professional services.
$2.1 million pledged to jump-start real change in the lives of thousands of underserved girls in the United States.
NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced a new, multi-year partnership with Toyota Financial Services (TFS), which has pledged $2.1 million to help girls become self-reliant, financially literate, and capable of leveraging their talent, resources, and personal business values to build a stronger economy and healthier communities. When young people understand the value of properly managing personal finances, they are better prepared for the realities of adult life. Yet less than half the states in the U.S. offer financial education in schools.
New York, April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- In addition to a wide range of celebrity appearances and musical performances, the New York International Auto Show’s Opening Day ceremony included a brand new vehicle donation to an Afghanistan War hero who was injured in combat. Toyota and the Auto Show are joining forces with the Wounded Warrior Project, a national organization designed to provide help and raise public awareness for injured service m
The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded in the past year, changing the face of many industries along the way. IoT may not be the first thing you think of when driving your car, eating fresh produce, or dining at a restaurant, but it is changing your experience with many everyday activities.
Cities Begin Nationwide Competition for Most Water-Wise Title in April; Toyota and Wyland Foundation Partner for 4th Year to Increase Water Use Awareness
TORRANCE, Calif., March 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Fresh water is a precious resource, something that is a vital part of daily life and sustainability. But steps must be taken now to ensure that the supply isn’t depleted at such a rapid rate.
Two Guinness World Records titles have been awarded to Kirobo, the robot astronaut developed as part of a joint research project between Dentsu Inc., the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Robo Garage Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Kirobo arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on August 10, 2013 and spent a total of eighteen months there, holding the world’s fir