Toyota Group

Toyota partner with Fleetsu to offer Connected Fleet Management Solution

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:15am

PERTH, Australia, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Corporation Australia's (TMCA) business customers will soon have access to a next-generation connected fleet management platform as TMCA announce the launch of Toyota Halo.

Key Points: 
  • PERTH, Australia, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Corporation Australia's (TMCA) business customers will soon have access to a next-generation connected fleet management platform as TMCA announce the launch of Toyota Halo.
  • Toyota Halo provides business customers with an integrated, connected fleet management solution soon to be available for activation through TMCA's extensive dealership network.
  • Toyota Australia Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the launch of Toyota Halo delivers new levels of fleet management functionality to enable businesses to fully optimise their fleet operations.
  • Fleetsu are leaders in connected car platform technology, specializing in data processing, analytics and fleet automation solutions for fleet owners across the globe.

Toyota Tsusho and Cybellum Join Forces to Provide Automated Cyber Risk Assessment for Japanese Automotive Manufacturers

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Toyota Tsusho will provide the Cybellum Cyber Digital Twins platform to OEMs and automotive suppliers based in Japan.

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  • Toyota Tsusho will provide the Cybellum Cyber Digital Twins platform to OEMs and automotive suppliers based in Japan.
  • Toyota Tsusho's deep expertise and rich experience in the automotive industry along with the strong automotive cybersecurity risk assessment expertise of Cybellum combine to create a powerful alliance.
  • The Cybellum platform allows for automated vulnerability and risk assessment of vehicles and their software-based connected components.
  • "The cooperation with Toyota Tsusho is an important step for Cybellum Japan," said Masa Okuda, General Manager of Cybellum.

Suzuki and Daihatsu Join Commercial Japan Partnership for Dissemination of CASE Technologies in Mini-commercial Vehicles

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 9:09am
Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 21, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) and Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu) announced that they joined the Commercial Japan Partnership (CJP) commercial vehicle project today to accelerate their carbon neutrality initiatives in minivehicles through the dissemination of CASE technologies and services.
  • As part of their participation in the project, Suzuki and Daihatsu are to each acquire 10 percent of issued shares of Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies, the joint venture for the CJP initiative, from Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota).
  • Minivehicles, in which Suzuki and Daihatsu excel, account for about 31 million of the approximately 78 million vehicles owned in Japan and serve as an essential lifeline in the daily lives of people, especially in rural areas.
  • This new collaboration also aims to disseminate affordable advanced safety technologies and electrification for minivehicles via the leveraging of Suzuki and Daihatsu's strength of high-quality, low-cost manufacturing and Toyota's CASE technologies.

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.

Woven Planet Holdings, a Subsidiary of Toyota, to Acquire CARMERA

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:07am

TOKYO, July 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. ("Woven Planet"), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, announced the acquisition of CARMERA, Inc. ("CARMERA"), a U.S.-based spatial AI company, which specializes in bringing next-generation road intelligence to automated mobility at scale.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. ("Woven Planet"), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, announced the acquisition of CARMERA, Inc. ("CARMERA"), a U.S.-based spatial AI company, which specializes in bringing next-generation road intelligence to automated mobility at scale.
  • This is the second major deal for Woven Planet in North America, following the April 2021 announcement to acquire Level 5, the self-driving division of Lyft.
  • Once the deal is closed, the CARMERA team will report into the Automated Mapping Platform ("AMP") organization of Woven Alpha, Inc. ("Woven Alpha").
  • Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Woven Planet Group is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital.

Woven Planet Holdings, a Subsidiary of Toyota, to Acquire CARMERA

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 10:00pm

Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (Woven Planet), a subsidiary of the Toyota Motor Corporation, announced the acquisition of CARMERA, Inc. (CARMERA), a U.S.-based spatial AI company, which specializes in bringing next-generation road intelligence to automated mobility at scale.

Key Points: 
  • Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (Woven Planet), a subsidiary of the Toyota Motor Corporation, announced the acquisition of CARMERA, Inc. (CARMERA), a U.S.-based spatial AI company, which specializes in bringing next-generation road intelligence to automated mobility at scale.
  • This is the second major deal for Woven Planet in North America, following the April 2021 announcement to acquire Level 5, the self-driving division of Lyft.
  • Woven Alpha focuses on exploring new strategic areas for business expansion and incubates several innovative projects such as Woven City and Arene, which is Woven Planets open software platform.
  • Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Woven Planet Group is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital.

New Business Book Explains How a Japanese Company Achieved Extreme Quality Improvement Not Seen Since Japan's Post-WWII Economic Miracle

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:50am

TL&F represents "ground zero for the most important advances in quality improvement since the Deming-inspired quality improvements of the post-WWII Japanese economic miracle," said John Shook , author of seminal books and articles on Toyota's lean management business system.

Key Points: 
  • TL&F represents "ground zero for the most important advances in quality improvement since the Deming-inspired quality improvements of the post-WWII Japanese economic miracle," said John Shook , author of seminal books and articles on Toyota's lean management business system.
  • Shook learned the system working at Toyota for 11 years, becoming the company's first American kacho (manager) in Japan.
  • The book also describes the company culture needed to achieve and sustain superior quality levels.
  • Nomura's job at TL&F was to improve quality at acquired operations in the U.S., Sweden, and France.

Author Katie Anderson Launches Audiobook of 'Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons From Toyota Leader Isao Yoshino on a Lifetime of Continuous Learning'

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Internationally recognized leadership coach, consultant, and author Katie Anderson has announced the audiobook release of her best-selling book Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons from Toyota Leader Isao Yoshino on a Lifetime of Continuous Learning.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Internationally recognized leadership coach, consultant, and author Katie Anderson has announced the audiobook release of her best-selling book Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons from Toyota Leader Isao Yoshino on a Lifetime of Continuous Learning.
  • An unexpected move to Japan began a journey of personal and professional discovery for Katie Anderson when she met Isao Yoshino, a 40-year Toyota Motor Company leader.
  • Over five years, Anderson and Yoshino spent countless hours learning from each other reflecting on what it takes to learn, to lead, and to care.
  • Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons from Toyota Leader Isao Yoshino on a Lifetime of Continuous Learningis available in paperback and eBook on Amazon , and is now available on Audible and iTunes.

From Plant Floor to President’s Desk: DENSO Promotes John Klassen to President of Guelph, Ontario, Facility

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 7:13pm

GUELPH, Ontario, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENSO , a leading mobility supplier, today announced that John Klassen has been promoted to president of DENSOs thermal manufacturing facility in Guelph, Ontario.

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  • GUELPH, Ontario, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENSO , a leading mobility supplier, today announced that John Klassen has been promoted to president of DENSOs thermal manufacturing facility in Guelph, Ontario.
  • He succeeds Andris Staltmanis, who will continue in his primary role as business leader for the DENSO Thermal Systems (TAC) business unit.
  • Klassen originally joined DENSOs Guelph facility in 2006 as a manufacturing section leader for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) production.
  • Throughout his DENSO career, Klassen has led and aligned the DENSO Canada team toward innovation, launching production-enhancing initiatives such as the Living Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) quality system.

LINCOLN TECH LAUNCHES MAZDA AUTOMOTIVE STUDENT TRAINING IN COLUMBIA, MD

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 8:00pm

Parsippany, NJ, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), marking 75 years in 2021 as a national leader in specialized technical training, will introduce Mazda Automotive Student Training (MAST) at its Columbia, MD campus this summer.

Key Points: 
  • Parsippany, NJ, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), marking 75 years in 2021 as a national leader in specialized technical training, will introduce Mazda Automotive Student Training (MAST) at its Columbia, MD campus this summer.
  • Students enrolled in Automotive Technology training can add the Mazda option to their program and build career skills specific to Mazda technologies.
  • Mazda Automotive Student Training (MAST) may include a number of benefits* for accepted students, such as career placement opportunities with a living wage at participating local Mazda dealerships, one-on-one mentorships with Mazda Master or Senior Certified Techs, discounts on tool kits and Mazda vehicles, and up to $15,000 in student tuition reimbursements.
  • Shaw will join Lincoln Tech faculty, staff and administrators, as well as representatives from Mazda.