Toyota

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

GAC MOTOR Brand Values | Quality, Durability, Reliability, and Connection

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 4:03pm

GUANGZHOU, China, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aside from the two GAC MOTOR core brand values examined in previous articles: craftsmanship and technological innovation, a third concept at the core of the GAC MOTOR brand is "QDR", or "quality, durability, reliability".

Key Points: 
  • GUANGZHOU, China, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aside from the two GAC MOTOR core brand values examined in previous articles: craftsmanship and technological innovation, a third concept at the core of the GAC MOTOR brand is "QDR", or "quality, durability, reliability".
  • GAC MOTOR strives to be a brand that car owners can rely on for long distances and challenging terrains.
  • The final pillar of the GAC MOTOR brand value system is the connection built both with customers and with distribution partners across the world.
  • GAC MOTOR looks forward to a new era of more united, more advanced, and more exciting mobile life for customers across the world.

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

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 9:09am
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  • 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.

Woven Planet Holdings, a Subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, Closes Acquisition of Lyft's Level 5 Division

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 1:01am

TOKYO, July 20, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. ("Woven Planet"), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, announced the closing of the acquisition of Level 5, the self-driving division of Lyft, Inc. ("Lyft"), a proposed transaction previously announced in April 2021.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 20, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. ("Woven Planet"), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, announced the closing of the acquisition of Level 5, the self-driving division of Lyft, Inc. ("Lyft"), a proposed transaction previously announced in April 2021.
  • With the acquisition in place, Woven Planet will be provided with technology, talent, and an international footprint that will accelerate its efforts.
  • "As the first major acquisition for the Woven Planet Group, Level 5 represents a significant investment in our future.
  • Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Woven Planet is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital.

Gen.G + Toyota Announce 10-Day Gaming Stream Virtual Race

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, global esports organization Gen.G and Toyota announced the "Toyota Sedan: Drive Your Game" campaign, a 10-day gaming stream virtual race that will include 9 content creators on three teams.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, global esports organization Gen.G and Toyota announced the "Toyota Sedan: Drive Your Game" campaign, a 10-day gaming stream virtual race that will include 9 content creators on three teams.
  • Teams' progress will be measured by images of Toyota sedans completing laps and earning points at the bottom of each live Twitch stream.
  • Fans can help drive the car forward by sending specially customized Toyota sedan emotes in live chat during the stream.
  • Toyota and Gen.G have previously collaborated for the "Toyota Sienna Dream Builds" Minecraft competition, a week-long event that brought gaming fans, friends, and families together to build their dream rides.

MAGICAL MONZA FOR TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 9:08am

TOKYO, July 19, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing extended its 100% winning record with the new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar thanks to a hard-earned victory in an enthralling 6 Hours of Monza, the third round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 19, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing extended its 100% winning record with the new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar thanks to a hard-earned victory in an enthralling 6 Hours of Monza, the third round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
  • With that result, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing extends its lead in the manufacturers' World Championship to 30 points over Alpine.
  • "It has been a positive day for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing; congratulations to the #7 car and also our colleagues in the World Rally team for their victory in Rally Estonia.
  • But it is better we had a day like this here in Monza rather than at Le Mans.

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.