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Cars We Wish We Still Made – Team Member Edition
October 31, 2017

Cars We Wish We Still Made – Team Member Edition

For our 60th anniversary, we asked what cars you wished we still made and we got a lot of responses. Here are our favorites. 


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.


Patent Protector
October 24, 2017

Patent Protector

As Toyota’s in-house intellectual property attorney, Frederick Mau has seen it all: Flying cars, cloaking devices, a wearable aid for the blind. He’s even patented a bump on the Solara convertible.


 



Next-Gen Inventor
October 24, 2017

Next-Gen Inventor

Early on in her career, Rini Sherony knew she wanted to be involved in safety research that could change people's lives. Her work at the Collaborative Safety Research Center checks all of those boxes.
 


Nied to Know: HQ Check Road
October 24, 2017

Nied to Know: HQ Check Road

When Toyota built its new North American headquarters campus in Plano, you knew there were going to be a few cool features. So, once we heard about the Check Road – a track for testing vehicle quality – we had to “check” it out. 


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. 


An Automotive Icon
October 17, 2017

An Automotive Icon

The Ford Model T. The Chevrolet Corvette. The Porsche 911. The Toyota Prius. What do these four fundamentally different vehicles have in common? All are automotive icons. And the last on that short list is celebrating its 20th birthday.


60th Anniversary Reflections
October 17, 2017

60th Anniversary Reflections

Toyota’s 60th anniversary in America is on Oct. 31, and we've been asking team members, dealers and executives about their favorite memories. Here's what they said.

 


Power of the Team
October 10, 2017

Power of the Team

During a recent trip to the Toyota's North American headquarters, Didier Leroy, TMC's chief competitive officer, shared his vision on how leadership and globalization can help Toyota achieve real competitiveness. 


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.



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