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."


Keep on Truckin’
September 19, 2017

Keep on Truckin’

Toyota can’t make its hugely popular Tacoma truck fast enough. But a major expansion at Toyota Motor Manufacturing de Baja California (TMMBC), which along with Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas currently produces the compact pickup, will definitely help.


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. 


TPS for the Children
September 13, 2017

TPS for the Children

Scott Dickson has collaborated with a wide range of organizations, applying Toyota Production System principles to help improve their efficiency. But his work with four children's hospitals might well prove be his most meaningful yet.


Serving the Hungry
September 13, 2017

Serving the Hungry

Scott Porter has learned many lessons since joining the Toyota Production System Support Center (TSSC) as an advisor in 2010. That includes the TPS principle of identifying the customer, the key component in his consultation with the North Texas Food Bank.


Rocky Mountain High
September 06, 2017

Rocky Mountain High

Lexus’ dealers gathered in Colorado Springs last week for their annual national meeting. What did they see from more than 6,000 feet above sea level? A luxury automotive brand that’s leading change while it remains true to its core mission to treat each customer as if they were a guest in their home.


The Need for Speed
September 06, 2017

The Need for Speed

Lexus is shifting its brand image, from a maker of cars that are luxurious to those that also deliver a high level of performance. Its all-in commitment to IMSA GTD racing this season helps prove the point.


Road Trip: On the Road Again
September 06, 2017

Road Trip: On the Road Again

As we usher in pumpkin spice lattes, football games and hoodies, we celebrate care-free summer getaways with our last installment of Road Trip 2017.


Our American Journey
August 29, 2017

Our American Journey

No one can say for certain where the current journey to One Toyota will lead. But, as Toyota celebrates its 60th year of doing business in the U.S., we can look back at the twists and turns that led us to this point. There’s every reason to believe that our past will be the prologue to an even brighter future.


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