Changing the Course: High School History Teacher Honored for Engaging Families in Children’s Education


When high school teacher Kristen Whitaker arrived at work March 11, she knew there was a school assembly. But it was really just a ruse, set up to surprise her as the 2015 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year.
The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and Toyota recognized Whitaker for her efforts in engaging students’ families in their children’s education.

Join the Green Party: Toyota Celebrates Four Year SWAC Partnership with Eco-Bash and Receives Corporate Champion Award during SWAC Basketball Tournament

Toyota Green Initiative drives its commitment to community and environmental education during SWAC with TGI Serve and guests Lisa Leslie and DJ SupaStar
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TORRANCE, Calif.<, March 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Houston volunteers are invited to join eco-mom, former WNBA MVP and Olympic gold medalist 

Building Ever Better Cars…and Careers

National Manufacturers Association Honors Three Toyota Women Engineers for Their Contributions
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ERLANGER, KY, March 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Just in time for Women’s History Month, the National Association of Manufacturers has honored three Toyota engineers for significant achievements.

Toyota Auto Body California Production Manager Rhonda Gilyard and Toyota Engineering and Manufacturing North America’s General Manager Susann Kazunas have been named 2015 STEP Ahead Award honorees by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Mission Accomplished: Robot Astronaut Kirobo Returns to Earth

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Kirobo, a tiny talking robot, has made history for robotkind.
After an impressive 18 months on board the International Space Station, humanoid communication robot Kirobo returned to Earth as a passenger on SpaceX’s CRS-5 Dragon cargo supply spacecraft, which successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean earlier yesterday.

Toyota, Nissan and Honda to Jointly Support Hydrogen Station Infrastructure Development

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TOKYO, Japan, Feb. 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have agreed to work together to help accelerate the development of hydrogen station infrastructure for fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). Specific measures to be undertaken by the three manufacturers will be determined at a later date.

Mirai Drives Toyota to Fast Company's 'Most Innovative' List

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TORRANCE, Calif., February 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Toyota has been named one of world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2015 by Fast Company magazine, recognizing the company’s leadership in the development and introduction of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
As Fast Company writes, “Toyota plans to do for fuel cells what its Prius did for hybrids: make them ubiquitous and top of mind for environmentally conscious consumers.” The Toyota Mir

Paralympic Medalist Amy Purdy and Muhammad Ali Bring Voice to ‘One Bold Choice’ Toyota Camry Campaign

'How Great I Am' to Lead Ads in First Quarter of Super Bowl Broadcast
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TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Toyota will have not one, but two ads during the big game on Feb. 1 with the spot entitled “How Great I Am” slated to appear in the first quarter of the Super Bowl broadcast. The ad features Team Toyota athlete, Paralympic medalist and Dancing with the Stars finalist Amy Purdy along with the iconic voice of Muhammad Ali, as part of the “One Bold Choice Leads to Another” campaign for the new 2015 Toyota Camry. 

Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Makes East Coast Debut

Collaboration, Cooperation Needed To Expand Hydrogen Infrastructure
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Washington, DC, January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, made its East Coast debut today at the DC Auto Show where a senior executive called for government and industry stakeholders to help kick start the hydrogen infrastructure needed to make fuel cell zero emission vehicles available to more drivers.
“Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles launched between 2015 and 2020 will require a concerted effort and collaboration between automakers,

Toyota Camry Teams Up with Pro Athletes to Celebrate All-Star Dads

America’s Best-Selling Car to Make a Bold Statement Surrounding the Most-Watched Television Event of the Year
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TORRANCE, Calif., January 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The bold, new 2015 Toyota Camry has earned a much-deserved place in the most talked about sporting event of the year.

New Driving Simulator from Toyota TeenDrive365 Uses Oculus Rift to Bring Dangers of Distracted Driving To Life

Marks the First Time Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Technology Is Being Used to Educate the Public about Safe Driving
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DETROIT, January 14, 2015 /3BL Media/  – Today at the Detroit Auto Show, Toyota launched its newTeenDrive365 distracted driving simulator with Oculus Rift, marking the first time the virtual reality technology is being used to educate the public – teens and parents alike – about the dangers of distracted driving.


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