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Toyoda Gosei Starts Operation of High Pressure Hydrogen Tanks for FCVs at Inabe Plant in Japan

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 6:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282)has conducted a line-off ceremony at the Inabe Plant in Inabe, Mie Prefecture, Japan for the production of high pressure hydrogen tanks, a crucial component of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs).

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  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282)has conducted a line-off ceremony at the Inabe Plant in Inabe, Mie Prefecture, Japan for the production of high pressure hydrogen tanks, a crucial component of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs).
  • Mie Governor Eikei Suzuki, Inabe Mayor Yasushi Hioki, Toyota Motor Corporation Motomachi Plant Manager Masamichi Okada and others were invited to the ceremony and Toyoda Gosei executives and employees attended.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201209005307/en/
    High pressure hydrogen tank (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Inabe Plant started producing high pressure hydrogen tanks in November for the new MIRAI, which was launched by Toyota Motor Corporation in December 2020.
  • Production capacity at the plant will continue to be built up gradually to meet growth in demand with the expected increase in number of FCV models.

Toyoda Gosei Invests in Ball Wave, a Startup from Tohoku University

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 4:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has invested1 in Ball Wave Inc., a startup from Tohoku University that develops practical applications of ball SAW sensors.2 These sensors use natural collimation of surface acoustic waves (SAWs), a physical phenomenon predicted and experimentally verified by researchers at Tohoku University, and can instantly detect various kinds of matter in air and other gases at the nanoscale.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has invested1 in Ball Wave Inc., a startup from Tohoku University that develops practical applications of ball SAW sensors.2 These sensors use natural collimation of surface acoustic waves (SAWs), a physical phenomenon predicted and experimentally verified by researchers at Tohoku University, and can instantly detect various kinds of matter in air and other gases at the nanoscale.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201129005111/en/
    Toyoda Gosei and Ball Wave will leverage Toyoda Goseis surface treatment technologies, such as painting and plating technology cultivated in the development and production of automotive interiors and exteriors, to achieve coatings for better ball SAW sensor performance.
  • Toyoda Gosei will continue to tackle social issues through collaboration with startups that are promising for synergy with its core technologies.
  • Ball Wave has commercialized devices such as a high-performance trace moisture sensor that can be used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and drying rooms.

Toyoda Gosei Develops Urethane Microfoam Film to Cultivate Cells for Drug Discovery

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 4:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has developed a urethane microfoam film for cell culture, using the knowledge of urethane materials it has gained in the development and production of steering wheels.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has developed a urethane microfoam film for cell culture, using the knowledge of urethane materials it has gained in the development and production of steering wheels.
  • This film allows cells to be cultivated with a structure close to that of certain living tissues, and is promising as an alternative to animal experiments and for other uses in new drug development.
  • Toyoda Gosei will continue to leverage its core technologies to contribute to medical advances.
  • Toyoda Gosei will announce this technology at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Alternatives to Animal Experiments held online on 12 and 13 November.

Ossia to Partner With Toyoda Gosei, a Toyota Group Company

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:00pm

Ossia Inc. (Ossia), a privately held company in Washington state, announced a new partnership with Toyoda Gosei, a Toyota Group Company.

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  • Ossia Inc. (Ossia), a privately held company in Washington state, announced a new partnership with Toyoda Gosei, a Toyota Group Company.
  • Toyoda Gosei began as the rubber R&D division of Toyota Motor, becoming independent seventy years ago.
  • Headquartered in Japan, it is the only Toyota Group company specializing in plastic and rubber products, with operations in the Americas, China, Asia, Europe and Africa.
  • The Toyoda Gosei Group is a leading global manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive components, safety systems, and LEDs.

Toyoda Gosei to Partner With Ossia Inc., a World Leader in Wireless Power

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has concluded a joint development agreement with Ossia Inc., a U.S. startup that leads the world in the field of wireless power solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has concluded a joint development agreement with Ossia Inc., a U.S. startup that leads the world in the field of wireless power solutions.
  • The two companies will work to apply wireless power technology in vehicle cabins, smart cities, and more.
  • In one such effort, it has been developing wireless power technology since 2014.
  • Toyoda Gosei began collaborating with Ossia through an initial corporate venture capital investment in September 2019.

Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, Inc. Announces Expansion

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 5:54am

- Woven Alpha will explore new areas for business expansion and incubate new innovative projects such as Woven City, Arene, and AMP.

Key Points: 
  • - Woven Alpha will explore new areas for business expansion and incubate new innovative projects such as Woven City, Arene, and AMP.
  • We started TRI-AD in March 2018 as a joint venture between Toyota, Denso, and Aisin in order to unify and strengthen Toyota's software capabilities, particularly for automated driving and advanced safety.
  • Toyota's roots extend back to the automatic weaving loom invented by Sakichi Toyoda, the father of Toyota Motor Corporation's founder, Kiichiro Toyoda.
  • Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937.

Toyoda Gosei Develops Deep UV LED Light Module for Sterilization

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 5:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) has developed a deep UV LED light module for use in the sterilization of water, air, and surfaces.

Key Points: 
  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 7282) has developed a deep UV LED light module for use in the sterilization of water, air, and surfaces.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200721005973/en/
    Deep UV LED light modules (Photo: Business Wire)
    Deep UV LEDs emit short wavelength ultraviolet light that can destroy the genetic materials of viruses and bacteria.
  • With the aim of spreading applications of this technology, Toyoda Gosei has been developing products in modules or units with waterproof or heat dissipation features.
  • Toyoda Gosei is cooperating with the Toyota Group and other companies to develop applications for water, air and surface sterilization that contribute to safer and healthier living.

2020 Global Automotive Exterior Market Study - Comprehensive Individual Analysis on the Top 120 Companies - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 12:17pm

The "Automotive Exterior (GLOBAL) - Industry Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Automotive Exterior (GLOBAL) - Industry Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report provides a detailed overview of the global automotive exterior market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 120 companies, including UNIPRES CORPORATION, TOYODA IRON WORKS CO.,LTD.
  • Each of the largest 120 companies is meticulously scrutinised in an individual assessment and analysed using the most up-to-date and current financial data.
  • Every business is examined on the following features:
    Subsequently, you will receive a thorough 100-page market analysis highlighting the latest changes in the market.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.