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Toyota Group Engaged in Full Production of Medical Face Shields

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 5:10am

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Toyota Group companies are engaged in full-scale production of medical face shields in Japan, with Toyota largely expanding its production capacity from 500 to 600 units per week by approximately 20 times to start production of 40,000 units per month (approximately 2,000 units per day) from April 27.

Key Points: 
  • Toyota City, Japan, Apr 28, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Toyota Group companies are engaged in full-scale production of medical face shields in Japan, with Toyota largely expanding its production capacity from 500 to 600 units per week by approximately 20 times to start production of 40,000 units per month (approximately 2,000 units per day) from April 27.
  • Toyota Group companies now producing medical face shields include Toyota Motor East Japan, Inc., which provided 3,000 units it produced to Miyagi Prefecture on April 20, and Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu)(1), and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino), which have all started trial production, with Daihatsu and Hino now providing medical face shields to medical facilities in their immediate areas.
  • Additionally, Toyota Industries Corporation plans to produce 10,000 units per month (approximately 500 units per day) from April 29, and Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd. is furthering considerations toward starting production of medical face shields from mid-May.
  • Going forward, the Toyota Group intends to prioritize the provision of the medical face shields it produces to medical facilities and local governments in the localities of the various companies of the group.

Toyoda Gosei to Restructure Production Subsidiaries in India for “TG One India”

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 5:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) will restructure its production subsidiaries in India to optimize its production network in that country.

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  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) will restructure its production subsidiaries in India to optimize its production network in that country.
  • The company will transfer its all shares in Toyoda Gosei South India Pvt.
  • Ltd. (TGSIN) to Toyoda Gosei Minda India Pvt.
  • With this restructuring, Toyoda Gosei intends to develop a more flexible supply system in India that is not bound by product categories.

Toyoda Gosei Introduces Extra-Large Spindle Grille

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.s new extra-large spindle grilles are used on the Lexus LM, a luxury minivan newly sold in China by Toyota Motor.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.s new extra-large spindle grilles are used on the Lexus LM, a luxury minivan newly sold in China by Toyota Motor.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200325005020/en/
    Toyoda Gosei (TOKYO:7282) has exploited its expertise in plastic molding and surface decoration using plating and painting to produce spindle grilles that give a bold look to the face of Lexus brand vehicles.
  • The flagship model adopts the new spindle grille, which is 1.5 times larger than the grilles on existing Lexus models, for an elegant exterior with a commanding presence.
  • Toyoda Gosei will continue to develop its expertise in rubber and plastic technologies to meet the diverse needs of customers.

Toyoda Gosei to Exhibit e-Rubber at CES 2020

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 4:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) will exhibit at CES 2020 held over four days from January 710 in Las Vegas Nevada, USA.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) will exhibit at CES 2020 held over four days from January 710 in Las Vegas Nevada, USA.
  • This will be the first time Toyoda Gosei has exhibited at CES.
  • e-Rubber can function both as a soft, flexible and sensitive sensor and as an actuator capable of gentle, human-like movements.
  • Venture into Innovation is one of the key pillars in Toyoda Goseis 2025 Business Plan, its medium and long-term business plan.

Toyoda Gosei to Enhance Production Capacity for Interiors/Exteriors in US

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) will enhance its production capacity for interior and exterior products at three production subsidiaries in the USA to keep up with growing sales of large products such as radiator grilles in North America.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) will enhance its production capacity for interior and exterior products at three production subsidiaries in the USA to keep up with growing sales of large products such as radiator grilles in North America.
  • The company will invest a total of USD60.3 million in three companies, Toyoda Gosei Texas LLC, TG Missouri Corporation, and TG Kentucky LLC by the end of FY2021.
  • With this investment, the Toyoda Gosei Group intends to grow North American sales of interior and exterior products to approximately JPY87 billion by FY2025, an increase of about 1.3 times over FY2018 sales.
  • Toyoda Gosei positions North America as a key market in its 2025 Business Plan, the companys medium- and long-term business plan.

Toyoda Gosei to Increase Airbag Part Production Capacity in Vietnam

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) will increase the production capacity at Toyoda Gosei Haiphong Co., Ltd. (TGHP), a production subsidiary making airbag parts in Vietnam, to meet the growing demand for airbags globally.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) will increase the production capacity at Toyoda Gosei Haiphong Co., Ltd. (TGHP), a production subsidiary making airbag parts in Vietnam, to meet the growing demand for airbags globally.
  • This press release features multimedia.
  • The construction of the new building and production at this plant will start from May 2020 and October 2021, respectively.
  • Airbags and other safety system products are a key business in Toyoda Goseis 2025 Business Plan, and by 2023 the company plans to increase global airbag production to 100 million units annually, approximately 1.6 times the level in FY2018.

Toyoda Gosei to Exhibit at Tokyo Motor Show 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 5:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) will exhibit at Tokyo Motor Show 2019, which will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from October 23 through November 4.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) will exhibit at Tokyo Motor Show 2019, which will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from October 23 through November 4.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191003005041/en/
    The Toyoda Gosei booth will highlight the companys efforts to grow as a global company that delivers satisfaction to customers worldwide through safety, comfort, well-being and the environment as presented in its 2025 Business Plan.
  • A press briefing will be held by the Toyoda Gosei President as shown below.
  • Toyoda Gosei Booth, Tokyo Big Sight (South Hall 3, 4)

Priority Toyota Chesapeake Wins Prestigious National 'Best in Town' Award

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:06am

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Priority Toyota Chesapeake has been named Toyota Motor Corporation's prestigious 'Best in Town' award winner for 2019.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Priority Toyota Chesapeake has been named Toyota Motor Corporation's prestigious 'Best in Town' award winner for 2019.
  • The award, established in 2014 by Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda, is presented to just one United States Toyota dealership each year.
  • Priority Toyota Chesapeake received the award during Toyota's National Dealer Meeting for a unique and groundbreaking program that trains non-violent Norfolk City Jail inmates as automotive technicians.
  • Along with other nominees, Priority Toyota Chesapeake submitted a special video about the program, which was played during last week's National Dealer Meeting.

Toyoda Gosei Invests in AI Startup TRYETING Inc.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) has invested in TRYETING Inc. (Nagoya, Japan) for the rapid development of materials using artificial intelligence (AI)1.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) has invested in TRYETING Inc. (Nagoya, Japan) for the rapid development of materials using artificial intelligence (AI)1.
  • TRYETING is a startup out of Nagoya University and provides an AI platform that integrates various types of software.
  • One of the strengths of the company is materials informatics, a field that applies the techniques of informatics, such as AI and big data, to materials.
  • With this investment, Toyoda Gosei will combine TRYETINGs AI technology with the knowledge in materials design it has built up over many years.

Toyoda Gosei Develops Battery Case for Electrified Vehicles

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 5:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has developed a battery case made of plastic to accommodate the large amount of batteries in electrified vehicles.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has developed a battery case made of plastic to accommodate the large amount of batteries in electrified vehicles.
  • These battery cases are used on the Corolla PHV and Levin PHV that Toyota Motor Corporation began selling in China in March 2019.
  • Established in 1949 and headquartered in Kiyosu, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, Toyoda Gosei is a leading specialty manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts.
  • Today, the Toyoda Gosei Group provides a variety of high-quality products internationally, with a network of approximately 100 plants and offices in 18 countries and regions.