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Path to a Better Life
December 05, 2017

Path to a Better Life

When Shalva Moore first heard about On the Road Lending's low-interest loan, vehicle-selection assistance program, she thought it was too good to be true. The widowed mother of three didn’t think she could find an affordable loan for a reliable used car with her credit rating. Turns out On the Road Lending could do all of that — and more.

 


The Roadie Life at AIDS/LifeCycle
November 14, 2017

The Roadie Life at AIDS/LifeCycle

By day, Shannon Ulewicz is a specialist in Quality Control Engineering at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana. In her spare time, she’s a massage therapist who often works pro bono. Learn about her role as a “massage therapist roadie” at the AIDS/LifeCycle event, a 545-mile bicycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
 


Toyota Turns 60 in the U.S.
October 31, 2017

Toyota Turns 60 in the U.S.

When Toyota launched its North American headquarters in a Hollywood, Calif., dealership on October 31, 1957, it was, no doubt, a frightening affair. Halloween notwithstanding, a Japanese car company making a foray into the U.S. market was a bold move 60 years ago. And its first vehicle, the Toyopet Crown didn’t turn out to be a screaming success either.


LEEDing the Way
October 17, 2017

LEEDing the Way

Mention Toyota and the environment in the same sentence and talk of the Prius invariably follows. But the company’s commitment to doing the right thing for the planet extends well beyond its iconic hybrid vehicle. 


Strength in Numbers
October 10, 2017

Strength in Numbers

For this year’s National Public Lands Day, held on September 30, TMMMS put out a call to its 2,000 full-time and variable workforce team members to help spruce up Tombigbee State Park. And more than 500 people showed up. Bright and early. On a Saturday.


No Place Like Home
October 10, 2017

No Place Like Home

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Habitat for Humanity, some 300 TMNA R&D team members provided more than 1,800 hours of their time this summer to completely renovate homes for two Ypsilanti, Michigan single moms.


Everything Must Go!
October 03, 2017

Everything Must Go!

While team members migrate to their new digs in Texas and Kentucky, a big effort is underway in Torrance and Erlanger to figure out just what to do with the things Toyota is leaving behind. 


Help Thy Neighbor
September 19, 2017

Help Thy Neighbor

Team members at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas breathed a sigh of relief the morning after Hurricane Harvey passed through San Antonio the last weekend of August. Then they saw what happened to people along the Gulf Coast, and they felt compelled to do what they could to help. 


Happy Campers
September 19, 2017

Happy Campers

MAKBots is one of about 75 FIRST Robotics Competiton teams in San Antonio sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas. In August, the grateful high school students returned the favor when it led a free robotics camp for kids from the city's "poverty belt."


The Ambassador of TPS
September 13, 2017

The Ambassador of TPS

As TSSC celebrates its 25th anniversary, we sit down with Vice President Jamie Bonini to get the goods on Toyota’s kaizen process, the history of the organization and that satisfying feeling that comes with sharing the Toyota Production System to help outside organizations find better ways of doing their day-to-day work. 



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