Toyota Hosts First-Ever North Texas Supplier Diversity Event for Local Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

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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.

Girl Scouts of the USA and Toyota Financial Services Pave the Way for Girls' Financial Empowerment with 'Driving My Financial Future'

$2.1 million pledged to jump-start real change in the lives of thousands of underserved girls in the United States.
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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 Auto Show Opening Day: Music, Celebrities, Giving Back, Cars and More

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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

From Automobiles to Avocados: The Internet of Everything, Everywhere


By Amanda Moore, Senior Sustainability Manager

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.

National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation Launches from Dallas

Cities Begin Nationwide Competition for Most Water-Wise Title in April; Toyota and Wyland Foundation Partner for 4th Year to Increase Water Use Awareness
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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.

Toyota Video: Meet Steve. The Dummy.

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His job? To walk in front of vehicles.

Steve is a moving dummy (also known as a mannequin) that stands in for a pedestrian crossing a road.

Robot Astronaut Kirobo Awarded Two Guinness World Records™ Titles

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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

Toyota Prepares 2015 Spring Traffic Safety Campaign

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Toyota City, Japan, March 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will conduct its annual spring traffic safety campaign from April 1 to May 31 to coincide with the Japanese national spring campaign running from May 11 to 20.

What Is Toyota's Partnership with Audubon All About?

By Paul M.J. Suchecki

Like a number of automakers, Toyota's philanthropy has been keenly attuned to STEM education in recent years, as we reported recently. What's less well known is that Toyota supports some environmental work as well. The company makes environmental grants in Japan and overseas.

Toyota Donates “50 FOR 50”

In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Historic Selma to Montgomery March, The World’s Top Automobile Manufacturer Donates $50,000 to Four Alabama Black Colleges
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MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In 1965, thousands marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama on a journey for justice.  All across the South, college students participated in the 54-mile walk.


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