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National Geographic and Mazda Announce "Assignment: Inspiration" Competition Winner

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 1:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Last night, National Geographic and Mazda closed the first-of-its-kind photography-based competition, Assignment: Inspiration.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Last night, National Geographic and Mazda closed the first-of-its-kind photography-based competition, Assignment: Inspiration.
  • Sam Tippetts was announced the winner and next great National Geographic storyteller on a special that aired on National Geographic.
  • From those submissions, National Geographic and Mazda selected three storytellers to compete in a series of photography quests.
  • Tippetts officially becomes the next Mazda Content Partner and National Geographic storyteller with an official assignment for National Geographic Travel where his original work will be published on National Geographic Travel's digital platforms.

Toyota to Launch New Companies for Marketing and for Creating Mobility Businesses

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:12am

Toyota City, Japan, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Dentsu Group Inc. (Dentsu Group), and Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu), together with Toyota subsidiary Delphys Inc. (Delphys), announced today their intention to launch a new business structure, effective from January 2021 (scheduled), for innovating marketing and creating mobility businesses.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Sept 16, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Dentsu Group Inc. (Dentsu Group), and Dentsu Inc. (Dentsu), together with Toyota subsidiary Delphys Inc. (Delphys), announced today their intention to launch a new business structure, effective from January 2021 (scheduled), for innovating marketing and creating mobility businesses.
  • Toyota believes that it would be difficult to achieve such kind of business-model innovation on its own.
  • Furthermore, it recognizes the need to have the power to link with many like-minded partners who feel the same, and propose together with them mobility businesses to the world.
  • 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.

Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development to Form Woven Capital, an $800 Million Global Investment Fund

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 8:15am

TOKYO, Sept 10, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will create Woven Capital, L.P. (Woven Capital), an $800 Million global growth-stage investment fund, to enhance the ability to achieve its vision of "Mobility to Love, Safety to Live."

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  • TOKYO, Sept 10, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will create Woven Capital, L.P. (Woven Capital), an $800 Million global growth-stage investment fund, to enhance the ability to achieve its vision of "Mobility to Love, Safety to Live."
  • In addition to sourcing deals from Toyota AI Ventures, Toyota's early-stage venture capital fund, Woven Capital will also invest in other venture capital funds in order to broaden and accelerate its global coverage.
  • Woven Capital will also enable us to make growth-stage investments in companies in the Toyota AI Ventures portfolio as they look to raise additional capital."
  • Individuals who are interested in joining the Woven Capital team should apply through TRI-AD's website at https://www.tri-ad.global/work-with-us/.

Toyota Celebrates Launch of New GR Yaris in Japan with Virtual Event

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 5:42am

Toyota City, Japan, Sept 4, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Celebrating the launch of the all-new GR Yaris in Japan, on sale nationwide through Toyota dealers starting from September 4, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing announced today that it will hold an event, called the GR YARIS ONLINE FES, that will display virtual images of the GR Yaris to fans, starting at 7:30 p.m. on September 16 (available only in Japanese).

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Sept 4, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Celebrating the launch of the all-new GR Yaris in Japan, on sale nationwide through Toyota dealers starting from September 4, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing announced today that it will hold an event, called the GR YARIS ONLINE FES, that will display virtual images of the GR Yaris to fans, starting at 7:30 p.m. on September 16 (available only in Japanese).
  • This event will communicate the ideas incorporated in the development of the GR Yaris and its development story, together with information about the GR FACTORY.
  • Additionally, President Akio Toyoda, in his Morizo master driver persona, will drive the GR Yaris and offer the opportunity for a VR(1) drive-along.
  • Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937.

JM&A Group Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 3:54pm

Dan Chait, fellow JM Family executive and president of sister company Southeast Toyota Finance (SETF), will assume leadership of JM&A Group beginning January 1, 2021, in addition to maintaining his current position.

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  • Dan Chait, fellow JM Family executive and president of sister company Southeast Toyota Finance (SETF), will assume leadership of JM&A Group beginning January 1, 2021, in addition to maintaining his current position.
  • Heathcott joined JM Family in 1993 and has held positions at three of the companys subsidiaries -- JM&A Group, Southeast Toyota Distributors and Southeast Toyota Finance.
  • In 2007 he became group vice president responsible for the companys Portfolio Management, Dealer Services, Operations, Sales and Marketing functions.
  • JM&A Group , a leader in the F&I industry for more than 40 years, serves more than 3,800 automotive dealerships nationwide.

Mazda Production and Sales Results for July 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 9:26am

TOKYO, Aug 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for July 2020 are summarized below.

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  • TOKYO, Aug 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for July 2020 are summarized below.
  • Mazda's domestic production volume in July 2020 decreased 22.3% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's overseas production volume in July 2020 decreased 13.1% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
  • Mazda's domestic sales volume in July 2020 decreased 21.2% year on year due to decreased sales of passenger and commercial vehicles.

New 2021 Mazda models now available at local Fontana dealership

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 8:00pm

The newest additions to the Mazda lineup, the 2021 Mazda3 and 2021 Mazda CX-30, are now available at Fontana Mazda .

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  • The newest additions to the Mazda lineup, the 2021 Mazda3 and 2021 Mazda CX-30, are now available at Fontana Mazda .
  • The 2021 Mazda CX-30 returns for a second year with a luxurious interior, several standard technology features and a fun driving experience.
  • The 2021 Mazda CX-30 also comes standard with Bluetooth, two front USB inputs and Wi-Fi hotspot capability.
  • The dealership is open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fontana Mazda is located at 16800 S. Highland Ave in Fontana.

TRI-AD Announces It Will Actively Participate in SmartCityX

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 8:06am

TOKYO, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will actively participate in SmartCityX, a global open innovation program led by Scrum Ventures LLC (Scrum Ventures).

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  • TOKYO, Aug 26, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD) announced today that it will actively participate in SmartCityX, a global open innovation program led by Scrum Ventures LLC (Scrum Ventures).
  • This program aims to create high-value services and applications from the perspective of consumers to not only help resolve social issues, but also achieve more affluent and fulfilling lives and well-being.
  • Through participating in this program, TRI-AD aims to realize new value as soon as possible by strengthening its ability to incubate new businesses and explore partners beyond today's existing domains.
  • The holding company will be Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (Woven Planet Holdings), and the two operating companies under it will be Woven CORE, Inc. (Woven CORE), and Woven Alpha, Inc. (Woven Alpha).

Southeast Toyota Distributors Announces the Promotion of Brent Sergot to Senior Vice President, Assistant General Manager

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 9:23pm

Deerfield Beach, Fla., Aug. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Southeast Toyota Distributors , the worlds largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles, recently announced the promotion of Brent Sergot to senior vice president and assistant general manager.

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  • Deerfield Beach, Fla., Aug. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Southeast Toyota Distributors , the worlds largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles, recently announced the promotion of Brent Sergot to senior vice president and assistant general manager.
  • The announcement was made by Ed Sheehy, president of Southeast Toyota Distributors.
  • Most recently, he was group vice president of Operations and assistant general manager for Southeast Toyota Distributors.
  • Before that, he held leadership roles at sister companies, Southeast Toyota Finance and DataScan, including group vice president of Southeast Toyota Finance Originations and president of DataScan.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 1:30am

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