Toyota pushes zero-emission goals by converting old models

TO ACCELERATE the global move toward sustainable vehicles, Toyota is suggesting simply replacing the inner workings of vehicles already on the roads with cleaner technology like fuel cells and electric motors. “I don’t want to leave any car lover behind,” chief executive Akio Toyoda said Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, appearing on the stage at the […]

Toyota Mobility Foundation Selects Eight Teams as 2022 Finalists in the “Mobility for ALL” Category of its Idea Contest

TOKYO, Dec 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Aiming to realize an “even-better mobility society,” the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has been implementing the Make a Move PROJECT ( since June of this year. A contest, the project aims to implement ideas and solutions in society together with people who have a range […]

Toyota Motor Thailand Marks 60th Anniversary

TOKYO, Dec 14, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), its vehicle manufacturing and distribution subsidiary in Thailand, held a ceremony today in Bangkok, Thailand to celebrate its 60th anniversary. Approximately 1,500 people attended the ceremony, including Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Deputy Prime Minister and […]

Titles on the line for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

TOKYO, Nov 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is prepared for a title showdown in the 8 Hours of Bahrain this weekend, when the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) reaches an exciting climax. After five races of a hard-fought season so far, the battle for Hypercar manufacturers’ and drivers’ […]

Toyota: GR Models to be Exhibited at the 2022 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show

TOKYO, Nov 2, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) announced at the SEMA (Special Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 1, 2022, the “GR COROLLA RALLY CONCEPT”, the “GR SUPRA ’10-SECOND TWINS’”, planned and built by Toyota Motorsports Garage, the “GR86 DAILY DRIFTER”, a drifting […]

Toyota: Upgraded GR Supra GT4 EVO Launched for 2023

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has launched an updated GR Supra GT4 race car for the 2023 season which delivers enhanced braking, handling and engine performance. Prototype vehicle shown in optional orange wrapping TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has extensively utilised customer and driver feedback to improve […]

Fujitsu, Toyota Systems leverage Fujitsu’s Quantum-Inspired Digital Annealer to streamline automobile production sequence

TOKYO, Oct 21, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu Limited and Toyota Systems Corporation (hereinafter Toyota Systems) today announced the launch of a new automobile production instruction system at Toyota Motor Corporation’s (1) Tsutsumi plant leveraging Fujitsu’s Quantum-Inspired Digital Annealer technology (2). The Digital Annealer offers users access to powerful combinatorial optimization problem-solving […]

Rinnai and Toyota Start Exploring Hydrogen-Powered Cooking Methods

TOKYO, Oct 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Rinnai Corporation (Rinnai) and TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (Toyota), together with Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (Woven Planet), have initiated collaborative efforts on a potentially ubiquitous new application of hydrogen for food preparation. Their shared goal is to contribute to carbon neutrality and popularize more sustainable approaches […]

Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 V Hybrid: Rock ‘n’ Corolla

1 of 7 Sheetmetal creases and lines provide a sense of dynamism without going overboard. — PHOTO BY KAP MACEDA AGUILA Black plastic cladding makes the Toyota Corolla Cross appear higher off the ground. — PHOTO BY KAP MACEDA AGUILA An eight-inch display upon which the infotainment system is platformed makes nice with Apple CarPlay, […]

Toyota to End Vehicle Manufacturing in Russia

Toyota City, Japan, Sep 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Toyota has decided to end vehicle production at its Saint Petersburg plant in Russia. On March 4 we had to suspend manufacturing operations at our plant in Saint Petersburg due to the interruption in supply of key materials and parts. Since then, we […]

One-two home victory for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

Toyota City, Japan, Sep 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing achieved a perfect one-two victory in the 6 Hours of Fuji to celebrate the return of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to Japan in impressive style. Fuji Speedway hosted WEC for the first time since 2019 and TOYOTA GAZOO […]

Mobility for all, one solution at a time

1 of 9 Toyota Mobility Solutions Philippines (TMSPH) President and CEO Ma. Cristina Fe Arevalo leads the toast at the company’s inauguration and presentation. With her are (from left): Mitsui & Co. Ltd Deputy General Manager, Automotive Solution Business Division Takuro Hoshika; Toyota Motor Corp. (TMC) CEO Asian Region Hao Tien; Embassy of Japan in […]

The Velocity Q&A: Ma. Cristina Fe Arevalo [President and CEO Toyota Mobility Solutions Philippines, Inc. (TMSPH)]

Interview by Kap Maceda Aguila VELOCITY: What is Toyota Mobility Solutions Philippines all about? MA. CRISTINA FE AREVALO: Okay, in a nutshell, Toyota Mobility Solutions Philippines is an integrated mobility solutions provider where we utilize systems and applications that will maximize efficiency in transportation of people and goods. So, these systems and applications can result […]

Suzuki, Daihatsu, Toyota, and CJPT to Introduce Mini-Commercial Van Electric Vehicles in FY2023

Toyota City, Japan, Jul 19, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki), Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) announced that they have agreed to work towards the market introduction of mini-commercial van electric vehicles (BEVs) in FY2023 to achieve carbon neutrality. […]

The MSME segment now has a Lite Ace up its sleeve

1 of 7 The Toyota Lite Ace is back as a no-nonsense, affordable mobility partner. — PHOTO BY KAP MACEDA AGUILA This Lite Ace iteration dispenses caffeine. — PHOTO BY KAP MACEDA AGUILA Formally opening the Lite Ace display at the Farmers Plaza in Cubao, Quezon are (from left): Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) Senior Vice-President […]