Technology

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. 


Helping People with Needs
August 23, 2017

Helping People with Needs

Earlier this year, Toyota Motor North America formed the Technology for Human Support Group, based in Plano. Doug Moore, senior manager of this new endeavor, offered this glimpse of a not-too-distant future that promises to usher in a different kind of mobility.


The Next Frontier
May 02, 2017

The Next Frontier

Since Toyota Connected launched a year ago, it’s been stealthily hiring data technologists, running pilot programs with Uber and Getaround, and working to create products and services to make the driving experience more personal.



Whenever, Wherever
April 25, 2017

Whenever, Wherever

Toyota Marin sells about 30 vehicles a month online and General Manager Mike Christian sees the potential to triple that growth. It’s a service that customers want, and few competitors are offering.

 



Inquiring Minds
March 20, 2017

Inquiring Minds

Matt McClory is helping take a space-age hydrogen fuel cell technology and developing cars like the Mirai that are efficient and emission free. Now if he could just get on the waiting list to own one.
 


The Sound of Silence
February 28, 2017

The Sound of Silence

Todd Remtema and Gordon Ebbitt are noise and vibration engineers at Toyota Motor North America Research & Development in Ann Arbor, Mich. So if they and their colleagues have done their jobs, the next time you’re driving down the road in the Toyota vehicle of your choice, you won’t notice anything. Unless they want you to.


A New Toyota
January 18, 2017

A New Toyota

Six years ago, Akio Toyoda outlined a new global vision for Toyota. Now, tangible signs  like the transformation of plants such as Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky and thoroughly reimagined products such as the just-revealed 2018 Camry  are beginning to materialize.


The Art of Engineering
September 07, 2016

The Art of Engineering

How do you find breakthroughs in fuel cell technology? Well, for senior engineer Jared Farnsworth, a little creativity in predictive modeling never hurt. 


The Sun Rises in the East
September 07, 2016

The Sun Rises in the East

Like so many North American team members before her, Jackie Birdsall jumped at the chance to do an assignment at TMC in Japan. That sounded pretty cool to us, so we asked her to write a semi-regular diary about her experiences.


No Hesitations
August 02, 2016

No Hesitations

What's day-to-day life like with the Mirai? Jim Martellotti, one of the first customers to take delivery of Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, shares his experiences.



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