Toyota Motor North America announces manufacturing executive changes

The FINANCIAL — Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) announces executive changes to its manufacturing organization, effective January 4, 2021. David Fernandes, who currently serves as senior vice president, Manufacturing, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM), will become president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi…

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Ed Laukes to retire from Toyota Motor North America

The FINANCIAL — Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) announced the retirement of Edward (Ed) Laukes, group vice president of Toyota Division Marketing, effective January 4, 2021. Laukes is responsible for all Toyota division market planning, advertising, merchandising, sales promotion, incentives, NASCAR and motorsports,…

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Toyota announced partnership with 23XI Racing

The FINANCIAL — Toyota is pleased to announce their support of the new NASCAR Cup Series team 23XI Racing, which is co-owned by NBA legend Michael Jordan and current NASCAR Cup Series championship contender Denny Hamlin. 23XI Racing will make its debut…

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Toyota AI Ventures Invests in a robotic kitchen startup – YPC Technologies

The FINANCIAL — Toyota AI Ventures, Toyota’s early-stage venture capital fund, announced its investment in YPC Technologies, a robotic kitchen startup based in Montreal, Canada. The funding follows YPC Technologies’ participation in the 2020 Toyota AI Ventures “call for innovation” focused on smart,…

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Toyota recalls 1.8 million vehicles

The FINANCIAL – Toyota is amending a safety recall involving possible fuel pump failures that can cause engines to stall. Toyota is adding 1.2 million vehicles to a major recall in the U.S. and added vehicles bring the total to 1.8 million.…

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C-HR – a new statement from Toyota

Maintaining its competitive edge, Toyota’s C-HR could be the go-to choice in 2019. Justifying the numerous positive reviews it’s received, the Coupé High Rider has been widely recognized as a novelty in automobile design. Having debuted in the 2014 Paris exhibition, its…

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