Toyota Celebrates The Sand, Surf & Safety of San Diego's Beaches

San Diego, Calif., May 26, 2017 – Summer beach season in sunny San Diego kicks off this Memorial Day Weekend. Toyota and the City of San Diego celebrated accordingly with the announcement of its continued partnership and unveiling of 35 2017 Toyota vehicles for lifeguard rescue and operations.

Toyota Takes Commanding Championship Lead After Olympus Win

Torrance, Calif., May 17, 2017— The Rally RAV4 piloted by Ryan Millen won the 2WD class at the Olympus Rally for the second straight year, this time by a final margin of victory of well over seven minutes.

Toyota RAV4 Looks to Continue Hot Start at Olympus

Torrance, Calif., May 9, 2017— Ryan Millen and the 2017 Rally RAV4 head to the Olympus Rally with plenty of momentum, thanks to back-to-back 2WD Class wins to start the American Rally Association’s six race season. Millen can put his championship rivals under extreme pressure by making it three-for-three on the year at Olympus, an event Millen’s father, Rod, won four times in five years in the early 1980s.  Ryan is looking to repeat, having won Olympus last year as well.

Popular 2017 Toyota RAV4 Crossover Receives Added Value With New Pricing

TORRANCE, Calif., May 8, 2017 - - Priced to please.  The wildly popular 2017 Toyota RAV4 Crossover just got better with new value-driven pricing that lowers the base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) up to 5.0 percent on select gas models. 

Toyota Land Speed Cruiser Claims "World's Fastest SUV" Title

Torrance, Calif., May 5, 2017— Land Cruiser, Toyota’s iconic go-anywhere four-wheel-drive sport-utility vehicle, has earned myriad accolades and records over the 60-plus years it’s been in production. And now, among them: the title of “World’s Fastest SUV” thanks to a record speed of over 230 mph, attained by the custom 2,000-horsepower Land Speed Cruiser. 

Millen and Toyota RAV4 Win Oregon Trail Rally for Second Consecutive Year

Torrance, Calif., (April 26, 2017) — Ryan Millen and his Toyota RAV4 SE repeated last year’s 2WD Class victory at the Oregon Trail Rally in Portland, Oregon this past weekend, winning by nearly a minute. The victory was the result of a nearly perfect execution of an aggressive, multi-faceted, and detail-oriented plan of attack for what the team expected to be the most challenging event of the season.

Toyota Opens a Portal to the Future of Zero Emission Trucking

LOS ANGELES (April 19, 2017)— Picture the 710 Freeway heading south, bumper-to-bumper semis hauling cargo to and from the bustling Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Now imagine those trucks are moving that cargo quietly, quickly and without producing any emissions.  Toyota is working to make this vision a reality.     

RAV4 Prepares for Intense Battle at the Oregon Trail

Torrance, Calif., April 18, 2017— Rally RAV4 driver Ryan Millen looks to extend his points lead in the American Rally Association’s 2WD Class in this weekend’s high-octane Oregon Trail Rally, which promises to be among the fastest events on the calendar.

Toyota announces record $1.33 billion investment in Kentucky plant

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (April 10, 2017) – The future of automobile production is now. A $1.33 billion investment- the highest of any automaker in Kentucky and the second-largest in state history- will make Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) the first plant in North America to begin producing vehicles using Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). Named the “Most American Made” car by Cars.com and the number one selling car in America for the past 15 years, the Camry, from the 2018 model year, will become the first Toyota vehicle made in the U.S. to fully incorporate the new vehicle development and production technology. 

Sixth Annual Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation Begins April 1

IRVINE, Calif. and BLOOMINGTON, Minn., March 31, 2017 -- Mayors across the country will be asking residents to help ensure the sustainability of the nation’s water resources by taking part in the sixth year of a national contest aimed at reducing water waste and pollution.
 

Advertising That's More Than 'Hot Air' [Updated]

Torrance, Calif. (March 23, 2017) – Toyota Mirai trailblazing customers care about the air – their vehicle emits nothing but water vapor.  Now, the fuel cell car’s newest campaign is blazing a trail with eco-billboard technology that will help Californians breathe even easier.   
 

Toyota Brings Swagger and Sportiness to New York International Auto Show With Debut of 2018 Sienna Van and Yaris Hatchback

TORRANCE, Calif. March 22, 2017 - - Large and small.  Swagger and sportiness.  That is what Toyota will be rolling into their display at the 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) next month with the debut of two freshened models, the 2018 Sienna van and subcompact Yaris hatchback.  
 

Rally RAV4 Finishes Second at 100 Acre Wood

Torrance, Calif., March 21, 2017— Driver Ryan Millen and co-driver Rhianon Gelsomino took the Rally RAV4 to the second step of the podium this past weekend at the Rally America Rally in 100 Acre Wood in Salem, Missouri. The finish was extraordinarily close, after 17 stages and nearly 2 hours of racing, the Rally RAV4 finished just 9.7 seconds behind the winners in their class, Seamus Burke and Martin Brady.

Toyota and Rally RAV4 Go Back to 100 Acre Wood with a Vengeance

Torrance, Calif., March 16, 2017 — Well-rested and heading into the next race of 2017, the Toyota Rally RAV4 piloted by Ryan Millen is prepared for a second stop in as many years at the 100 Acre Wood rally, held in Salem, Steelville, and Potosi, Missouri this Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18.

Toyota Motor North America's Lexus Brand Tops J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study for Sixth Consecutive Year; Toyota Camry Most Dependable Vehicle Overall

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 – The Lexus brand has captured the highest ranking in vehicle dependability among all nameplates for a sixth consecutive year in the 2017 J.D. Power U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).  The most dependable car in the survey was Toyota Camry, and Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) received 10 out of 18 segment awards total. 

Toyota's New Exhaust Purifying Catalyst Reduces Precious Metal Usage by 20 Percent

Toyota City, Japan, February 22, 2017 -- Toyota Motor Corporation announces the commercial availability of a new, smaller catalyst that uses 20 percent less precious metal in approximately 20 percent less volume, while maintaining the same exhaust gas purification performance. The design is the world’s first integrally-molded Flow Adjustable Design Cell (FLAD®) substrate, with a different cell cross-sectional area at the inner portion compared to that at the outer portion. Innovative design and manufacturing technologies have allowed for the mass production of the new catalyst, which will gradually be installed in new vehicle models, starting from the Lexus LC500h later this year.

Toyota and Shell One Step Closer to a Hydrogen Refueling Network in California

Torrance, Calif., February 20, 2017 -- On February 17, The California Energy Commission (CEC) posted a Notice of Proposed Award (NOPA) outlining subsidies to support hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. Shell, in partnership with Toyota, will be considered for the installation of hydrogen refueling equipment into seven retail stations in the state of California and an award of $16,362,500 to develop those stations.  

2017 Chicago Auto Show - Bill Fay

Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay reveals the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure, 2018 Tundra TRD Sport and 2018 Sequoia TRD Sport at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 9, 2017.

 

Roughing It in Style - - Toyota Introduces the New 2018 Tundra and Sequoia TRD Sport and RAV4 Adventure Models

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2017 - - Families on the go, TRD style!  Toyota’s Tundra full-size pickup truck and Sequoia large SUV have long been ideal for adventuresome families in need of that unique combination of performance, utility, towing ability and comfort.  For 2018, the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD) have developed the new TRD Sport grade for Tundra and Sequoia, offering active families an extra dose of sportier styling and performance for added fun and excitement on their next journey.   

Rally RAV4 Comes out of Gate Strong with Win at Perce Neige

Torrance, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017— After more than 140 brutal stage miles, Ryan Millen and co-driver Rhianon Gelsomino took their RAV4 to the top step of the podium this past weekend at the Perce Neige Rally. The result was the best possible way to start the season, and it put the pair out front early in the 2WD Class for the newly formed American Rally Association (ARA) championship.

'Sexy' All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Comes to Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2017 – The all-new 2018 Toyota Camry, dubbed “sexy” by Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda at its world debut last month, is coming to the Chicago Auto Show. The captivating mid-size sedan will be on display alongside more than 50 cars, trucks and SUVs in Toyota’s exhibit at Chicago’s McCormick Place from February 10-22.

Toyota and Rally RAV4 Poised for New Challenges in 2017

Torrance, Calif., January 27, 2017 — In 2016, Team Ryan Millen and the Rally RAV4 proved that a stock powertrain, front-wheel-drive RAV4 can be quite potent. This season, the Toyota Rally RAV4 and Millen are gearing up for more competition in 2017.  Armed with new navigator and co-driver, Rhianon Gelsomino, the team will compete in the newly formed American Rally Association (ARA) series.  In addition, the team will compete in select Rally America and NASA Rally Sport races. 

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

2017 Toyota Highlander Product Information

2017 Toyota Prius c Product Information

2017 Toyota Prius c: Sportier Styling with Added Safety Technology

One of the most affordable hybrid vehicles on the market just added another compelling reason to buy for 2017. The Toyota Prius c, the smallest of the brand’s eight hybrid models, now comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense C (TSS-C) driver-assist technologies on all model grades. The TSS-C system, which had been an option on two Prius c grades for 2016, includes Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Assist, and Automatic High Beams.

IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award Comes Standard on the 2017 Toyota Highlander

Plano, Texas, Jan. 10, 2017 – Toyota maintains its lead with the most Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick + (TSP+) awards of all manufacturers. The Toyota Highlander is the 10th 2017 TSP+ award for Toyota/Lexus.  With the three 2017 TSP awards (Avalon, Lexus CT and Yaris iA), Toyota has a combined total of 13 awards.

Toyota Unveils 2018 NASCAR Camry at North American International Auto Show

DETROIT (January 10, 2017) -- In an unprecedented event, Toyota unveiled its 2018 NASCAR Toyota Camry race car in unison with the debut of the 2018 production Camry at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Following a dramatic redesign to its show room counterpart, the Camry race car will compete on the race track in 2017 as Toyota defends its NASCAR Premier Series manufacturer’s championship.
 

2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) - Akio Toyoda

Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda debuts the 2018 Toyota Camry at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Jan. 9, 2017.

Ante Raised: All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Gains Emotionally-Charged Design and Performance Experience

DETROIT, January 9, 2017 - It almost isn’t fair. Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in America for the past 15 years, is about to ruffle some feathers. The eighth-generation sedan has gone through a total evolution, from a proven, dependable and safe car to one that also possesses a more exciting and emotional character, thanks to its newfound sporty performance and style.

2017 Highlander with More Power, More Safety and More Model Choices Adds up to More Value Pricing

TORRANCE, Calif., (November 3, 2016) - Toyota today announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Highlander and Highlander Hybrid sport utility vehicle (SUV).  For 2017, Highlander’s value is significantly enhanced thanks to an array of technologically advanced safety, performance and convenience features added as standard equipment, enhanced styling, and competitive pricing.

Toyota Research Institute Brings Prius Challenge to Silicon Valley Community

Palo Alto, Calif., Dec. 16, 2016 -- Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced today that Toyota is bringing the Prius Challenge to the Sonoma Raceway for the third iteration of its ongoing Onramp series, an innovation event designed to engage the startup and tech community. This year’s event, to be held on March 3, 2017, will be hosted by Toyota Research Institute (TRI) and will feature a team competition where participants optimize their driving based on data and simulation from a connected Toyota Prius.

Toyota Aims for Net Positive Impact: 2016 North American Environmental Report Tracks Progress

PLANO, Texas (December 15, 2016) –  For Toyota, boldly shaping the future of mobility starts with making a positive impact on the environment in diverse communities across the United States and Canada.

Prius Prime Shines Among Latino Consumers

Los Angeles (Dec. 6, 2016) – Toyota’s next chapter in hybrid technology is a win for Hispanic consumers as the Hispanic Motor Press Awards® recognized the all-new Prius Prime as one of the Best Cars of 2017.

2017 Toyota 4Runner Product Information

Multi-tool on Wheels: 2017 Toyota 4Runner is the Everyday SUV That Lets You Explore When You Want, Where You Want

The 2017 Toyota 4Runner is the vehicular equivalent of a multi-tool. On one hand, it’s a campout waiting to happen. If need be, it’s a boat-towing, trail-blazing, hill-climbing sport-utility with room for seven passengers (if so equipped), their tents, tables, barbeques, and supplies. On the other hand, it’s a comfortable, capacious, safe, and tech-filled commuter that’s right at home atop tight, pothole-riddled city streets. For over three decades, the 4Runner has been a true do-anything, carry-everything, body-on-frame SUV that enables its drivers to explore wherever they want, when they want.
 

2017 Tacoma Product Information

2017 Tacoma Welcomes All-New TRD Pro to Its Work-Hard, Play-Hard Lineup

Last year, the midsize pickup truck segment got thoroughly rocked by the introduction of the all-new Toyota Tacoma. Well, the Tacoma isn’t done shaking things up, and for 2017, the venerated pickup welcomes the toughest model ever to its storied lineage, the new TRD Pro. It is, without a doubt, the ultimate expression of Tacoma off-road capability, versatility, and design.

2017 RAV4 Hybrid Product Information