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Toyota to Launch All-New Aqua

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 5:57am

- Since its launch, approximately 1.87 million Aqua units(2) have been sold worldwide, accounting for reductions in CO2 emissions of approximately 12.4 million tons(3)

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  • - Since its launch, approximately 1.87 million Aqua units(2) have been sold worldwide, accounting for reductions in CO2 emissions of approximately 12.4 million tons(3)
    - The all-new Aqua is approximately 20%(4) more fuel efficient than the previous generation; it combines outstanding fuel efficiency of 35.8 km/L(5) with the comfortable, high-quality ride of an electrified vehicle
    - The latest generation inherits the Aqua DNA of a compact, convenient body size, and a class-beating, high-quality interior and exterior design
    Toyota City, Japan, July 19, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced that it will launch its all-new Aqua on July 19, 2021.
  • For the first time in a Toyota compact car, the all-new Aqua is equipped with Toyota Teammate Advanced Park and Parking Support Brake.
  • The all-new Aqua also becomes the first Toyota compact car(8) to feature a large, 10.5-inch audio display, delivering outstanding operability and visibility.
  • (4) Comparing fuel efficiency for the previous-generation Aqua L grade and the all-new Aqua B grade, under the WLTC test cycle.

Iconic Hybrid Makes a Bold Statement: Toyota Announces Prius Nightshade Edition

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Known for its wind-piercing shape, this Prius brings unexpectedly bold style to the car that made hybrid a household name.

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  • Known for its wind-piercing shape, this Prius brings unexpectedly bold style to the car that made hybrid a household name.
  • Prius is the eleventh model, and the first hybrid to join the Nightshade family.
  • First introduced to the world in 1997, the Toyota Prius was the world's first mass production hybrid car.
  • For 2022, the Prius Nightshade special edition brings unexpectedly bold style to the storied, fuel efficient family.

New Clean Assist Program Allows Carbon Free Charging for Toyota Plug In Owners in California

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

b"PLANO, Texas, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing your carbon footprint has never been easier, or less expensive, thanks to the new Clean Assist program from Toyota.

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  • b"PLANO, Texas, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing your carbon footprint has never been easier, or less expensive, thanks to the new Clean Assist program from Toyota.
  • Clean Assist allows eligible owners of the Prius Prime or RAV4 Prime in California to offset their vehicle charging with 100% renewable energy no matter where the vehicles are plugged in.
  • How much renewable power is easily tracked through the Toyota App where owners see the amount of CO2 they have avoided through the Clean Assist program.
  • This program seeks to reduce California transportation GHG emissions, including through the use of renewable electricity to charge EVs.

Toyota's Path to Carbon Neutrality

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'PLANO, Texas, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Toyota is on the path to an electrified future and the company is committed to making battery electric vehicles (BEVs) a key part of its lineup.

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  • b'PLANO, Texas, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Toyota is on the path to an electrified future and the company is committed to making battery electric vehicles (BEVs) a key part of its lineup.
  • Earlier this year, Lexus unveiled the LF-Z, a conceptual look at the future of BEVs in the luxury segment.
  • "And, although some people believe concentrating resources on one possible solution will achieve the goal more quickly, we believe investing in many different solutions will actually be a faster way to achieve carbon neutrality around the world.
  • It started in 1997 when Toyota introduced the first generation all-electric RAV4-EV, followed by the now iconic, Prius, a gasoline-electric hybrid.

Sales of Electrified Vehicles Jump Up 81% in the First Quarter of 2021

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 6:00pm

1 best-selling EV in 2020, but sales in the U.S. market declined by more than 50% year over year in the first quarter of 2021.

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  • 1 best-selling EV in 2020, but sales in the U.S. market declined by more than 50% year over year in the first quarter of 2021.
  • Toyota, a hybrid pioneer, delivered most of that growth, selling 124,449 electrified vehicles in Q1, up from 49,576 in Q1 2020.
  • The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is now the best-selling hybrid in the U.S., with sales of 32,263 vehicles in the first quarter.
  • Honda\'s electrified tally was 7.1% of its total Q1 sales volume, up from 3.5% in Q1 2020.

Nuro Receives the First Ever Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Permit from California DMV to Launch Self-Driving Delivery Service in the State

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 8:10pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Nuro received the first ever Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Permit from the State of California, enabling the company to launch the first commercial autonomous vehicle service in the state.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Nuro received the first ever Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Permit from the State of California, enabling the company to launch the first commercial autonomous vehicle service in the state.
  • Since founding Nuro over four years ago, weve been working towards the day we could launch a delivery service in our home state.
  • Nuro has operated R2 on public roads in California under the testing permit issued by the CA DMV earlier this year.
  • As with all past deployments, Nuro will begin its California delivery service with autonomous Priuses and later introduce R2, its autonomous delivery vehicle.

Prius Intelli Offers Free Access to* Aerial Imagery and GIS Services to Help Companies Make Business Decisions

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:25pm

As a geospatial technology and aerial imagery company, we know our products and solutions can help businesses make better and faster decisions that will keep them ahead of the game, says Josh Vinyard, Co-Founder and Co-CEO at Prius Intelli.

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  • As a geospatial technology and aerial imagery company, we know our products and solutions can help businesses make better and faster decisions that will keep them ahead of the game, says Josh Vinyard, Co-Founder and Co-CEO at Prius Intelli.
  • To help companies with the technology solutions they need, Prius Intelli is offering a series of free options, including:
    Up to twenty square miles of complimentary, custom-collected aerial imagery
    This Prius Intelli promotion will be available from October 22, 2020 to December 31, 2020 for any business that sees surface imagery or GIS services as important, but beyond their current budget.
  • All data from Prius Intelli is hosted on a collaborative platform, enabling companies with work-from-home policies to easily share and analyze assets remotely.
  • About Prius Intelli: Prius Intelli is a Fort Worth-based provider of aerial imagery and GIS data.

Toyota's Global Sales in August Recover to Approximately 90% Year-on-Year Sales Recovering at a Faster Pace than Expected

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 6:36am

minivehicles): Eleventh consecutive month of decrease

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  • minivehicles): Eleventh consecutive month of decrease
    - Sales outside of Japan: Eighth consecutive month of decrease
    - Sales inside of Japan (incl.
  • minivehicles): Eleventh consecutive month of decrease
    - Sales outside of Japan: Eighth consecutive month of decrease
    - Production inside of Japan: Eleventh consecutive month of decrease
    - Production outside of Japan: Eighth consecutive month of decrease
    - Production inside of Japan: Eleventh consecutive month of decrease
    - Production outside of Japan: Fifteenth consecutive month of decrease
    Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014.
  • Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937.
  • Today, Toyota proudly employs 370,000 employees in communities around the world.

Toyota's Global Sales and Production Recovers to 90 Percent of Previous Year's Level in July 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 5:47am

Worldwide sales: Seventh consecutive month of decrease;

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  • Worldwide sales: Seventh consecutive month of decrease;
    Sales inside of Japan (incl.
  • minivehicles): Tenth consecutive month of decrease;
    Worldwide sales: Seventh consecutive month of decrease;
    Sales inside of Japan (incl.
  • minivehicles): Tenth consecutive month of decrease;
    Worldwide production: Seventh consecutive month of decrease;
    Production inside of Japan: Tenth consecutive month of decrease;
    Worldwide production: Tenth consecutive month of decrease;
    Production inside of Japan: Tenth consecutive month of decrease;
    Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014.
  • Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Versatile Bike (OCC-1488)

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:45pm

PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --"I am aware of the problems associated with the Toyota Prius as well as standard e-bikes," said an inventor from Westminster, California.

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  • PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --"I am aware of the problems associated with the Toyota Prius as well as standard e-bikes," said an inventor from Westminster, California.
  • He developed the E-BIKE HYBRID WITH RECHARGEABLE SYSTEM which features a multi-functional and versatile design.
  • The original design was submitted to the Orange County sales office of InventHelp.
  • 18-OCC-1488, InventHelp, 217 Ninth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or call (412) 288-1300 ext.