Sign Up Early for SB'24 San Diego and Save! Spring Rate Ends June 23rd.
Toyota

We create vehicles by listening and responding to you. Why? Because it’s our belief that our cars should do more than help you go places on the road, they should also help you go places in life.

Toyota

Toyota is tagged in 74 stories. Page 3 of 4.
Take It from an Adventurer: Brands Must Be 'More Radical' to Drive Change
Take It from an Adventurer: Brands Must Be 'More Radical' to Drive Change

8 years ago - World-class adventurer, extreme sportsman, author and entrepreneur Albert Bosch has done it all … from climbing the world’s seven highest summits to a solo trek across Antarctica to competing in nine Dakar Rallies and multiple ultra-marathons, to this month releasing his latest book, The Future Explorer (only available in Spanish at the moment).

WRAP, CDP Reveal Global Companies Leading in Waste Reduction, Water Security
WRAP, CDP Reveal Global Companies Leading in Waste Reduction, Water Security

8 years ago - Asahi Group Holdings, Colgate Palmolive, Ford Motor Company and Toyota Motor Corporation are among the global corporations achieving an A rating for their efforts to improve water security, according to the first global ranking of corporate water stewardship revealed this week by CDP — which holds the most comprehensive dataset of publicly available corporate water information collected on behalf of investors.

Toyota Sets Goals for Better Cars, Manufacturing and Communities
Toyota Sets Goals for Better Cars, Manufacturing and Communities

8 years ago - Toyota recently announced a set of goals to be achieved over the next 35 years, which address key global environmental issues such as climate change, water shortages, resource depletion and degradation of biodiversity.The Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050 aims to reduce the negative impact of manufacturing and driving vehicles as much as possible. The challenge is composed of six individual challenges across three areas: Ever-better cars, ever-better manufacturing and enriching lives of communities.Ever-better cars

Toyota, Nissan, Honda Funding Japanese Hydrogen Infrastructure Development
Toyota, Nissan, Honda Funding Japanese Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

8 years ago - Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have shared details regarding a new joint support project for the development of hydrogen station infrastructure in Japan. In addition to partially covering the operating costs of hydrogen stations, the three automakers have also agreed to help infrastructure companies deliver the best possible customer service and create a convenient, hassle-free refueling network for owners of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs).

Advertisement
San Diego, Aurora Among ‘Most Water Wise' Cities
San Diego, Aurora Among ‘Most Water Wise' Cities

9 years ago - San Diego, Calif., Aurora, Colo., Torrance, Calif., Poway Calif. and Hermosa Beach, Calif. are the cities with the highest percentage of residents that made pledges during a monthlong campaign in April to promote water efficiency.The 2015 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, organized by the Wyland Foundation and Toyota, involved residents from more than 3,900 cities making 391,325 pledges online to reduce their water use at home, around the yard and in their lives. The challenge addressed the growing importance of educating consumers about the many ways they use water, the organizers say.

‘Return on Meaning’: Top Meaningful Brands Enjoy 46% Higher Share of Wallet Than Low Performers
‘Return on Meaning’: Top Meaningful Brands Enjoy 46% Higher Share of Wallet Than Low Performers

9 years ago - Meaningful Brands® – Havas Media Group’s metric of brand strength – is the first global study to show how our quality of life and wellbeing connects with brands at both a human and business level. The study includes 1,000 brands, 300,000 people, 12 industries and 34 countries; and covers the role brands play in our communities and our personal wellbeing, as well as marketplace factors that relate to product performance such as quality and price.

Strength in Numbers: Erb Institute Harnesses the Power of Consensus
Strength in Numbers: Erb Institute Harnesses the Power of Consensus

9 years ago - Tom Catania’s role at Whirlpool Corporation wasn’t specifically to shape the company’s sustainability efforts. But in more than 25 years with the appliance manufacturer, the last 14 as Vice President for Government Affairs, Catania’s job called on him to help identify public policy conflicts and bring together diverse interests to find consensus.His role at the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise is much the same. “My focus had always been on trying to identify public policy issues and turning them into business opportunities, and I think we were pretty successful at doing that,” Catania said.

UK Project Develops New Process to Recycle Fuel Cell Components
UK Project Develops New Process to Recycle Fuel Cell Components

9 years ago - Recovery specialist Axion Consulting, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Limited and Technical Fibre Products (TFP) have developed a new recycling process to recover high-value materials from waste fuel cells.Funded by Innovate UK, the UK government's innovation agency, the Recover project aims to establish the technical and economic feasibility of recovery and reuse of high value materials from fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies and ultimately to establish the potential for a new UK-based global recycling business.

Toyota Opens Up 5,680 Patents to Spur Hydrogen Fuel Cell Innovation
Toyota Opens Up 5,680 Patents to Spur Hydrogen Fuel Cell Innovation

9 years ago - Toyota has announced it will invite royalty-free use of approximately 5,680 hydrogen fuel cell related patents held globally, including critical technologies developed for the new Toyota Mirai.The list includes around 1,970 patents related to fuel cell stacks, 290 associated with high-pressure hydrogen tanks, 3,350 related to fuel cell system software control and 70 patents related to hydrogen production and supply.

Advertisement
Children Imagine Much More Than the Car of the Future in Toyota's Dream Car of the Day Campaign
Children Imagine Much More Than the Car of the Future in Toyota's Dream Car of the Day Campaign

9 years ago - We all know children have the power to imagine just about anything, so the ingenuity that’s burst forth in response to Toyota’s 8th annual Dream Car of the Day campaign should come as no surprise. Not only have hundreds of children around the world imagined absolutely amazing cars of the future, per the campaign’s purpose, many of them double as solutions to our most pressing environmental, social and health issues.

BlaBlaCar Raises $100 Million, Plans Global Long-Distance Ride-Sharing Network
BlaBlaCar Raises $100 Million, Plans Global Long-Distance Ride-Sharing Network

9 years ago - French long-distance ride-sharing service BlaBlaCar has raised a solid $100 million from VC funding — the largest VC funding ever for a French startup — to expand its service and network globally. The funding was led by Index Ventures, with contributions from existing investors Accel Partners, ISAI and Lead Edge Capital.“BlaBlaCar has a huge potential market,” said Martin Mignot from Index Ventures. “Everybody needs to travel long distance, that’s why ride-sharing makes sense. Comparatively, Uber or even cabs are all about convenience. BlaBlaCar is both convenience and necessity.”

Ford Steals Top Spot from Toyota in Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands Report
Ford Steals Top Spot from Toyota in Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands Report

9 years ago - Ford tops Interbrand’s 2014 Best Global Green Brands report list – knocking reigning champ Toyota, which held the top spot since the report was launched in 2011, down to #2. Fellow automakers Honda and Nissan claim the #3 and #4 spots, respectively, with Panasonic in fifth place — same as last year.

UCS Names Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Least-Polluting Automakers
UCS Names Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Least-Polluting Automakers

10 years ago - Hyundai-Kia, Honda and Toyota are the most eco-friendly automakers in the world, according to a new ranking released by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).The 2014 Automaker Rankings report analyzes new passenger cars and trucks from the 2013 model year. For the first time, the UCS analysis shows that all 8 top-selling automakers now have reduced the global-warming emissions from their average vehicle sold when compared to the first report that looked at 1998 vehicles. Tailpipe emissions of smog-forming pollutants from the average vehicle also have decreased by 87 percent since 2000.

Campher Offers Unique Insights, Approaches to 'Creating a Sustainable Brand'
Campher Offers Unique Insights, Approaches to 'Creating a Sustainable Brand'

10 years ago - Most sustainability initiatives are focused on improving the triple bottom line, but what about growing the business top line?

Advertisement
Toyota Funding Hydrogen-Fueling Infrastructure in California
Toyota Funding Hydrogen-Fueling Infrastructure in California

10 years ago - Toyota has entered into a group of financial agreements with FirstElement Fuel Inc. (FE) to support the long-term operation and maintenance expenses of new hydrogen refueling stations in California, according to a recent announcement.Toyota says the amount of financial assistance will be determined by an analysis of the grant award to FirstElement by the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) Notice of Proposed Awards (NOPA) announced on May 1, and final approval of the NOPA, anticipated in June.As part of the agreement with Toyota, FirstElement will work to develop an integrated and reliable network of fueling stations across California in target market locations approved by Toyota, and consistent with the California Fuel Cell Partnership Road Map.

Think Globally to Cut Down on Waste Locally
Think Globally to Cut Down on Waste Locally

10 years ago - Cultures around the world each seem to possess unique, deeply ingrained beliefs and traditions for cutting down on waste. For just two examples, Yankee ingenuity helped America put down its early roots, and the Dutch custom of sharing unlocked community bikes at train stations inspired bike-sharing programs in NYC, Paris and other world capitals.

Automakers, Fuel Companies Teaming Up for HyFive Hydrogen Viability Project
Automakers, Fuel Companies Teaming Up for HyFive Hydrogen Viability Project

10 years ago - A £31 million, pan-European deal has been struck to make hydrogen vehicles a viable and environmentally friendly choice for motorists across Europe. Coordinated by the Mayor of London's Office, the project — the largest of its kind in Europe — features the support of BMW, Daimler, Honda, Hyundai and Toyota, along with hydrogen fuel companies Air Products, Copenhagen Hydrogen Network, ITM Power, Linde and OMV.Other partners include Element Energy, PE International, Institute for Innovative Technology and the European Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.

World's Largest Automakers Reach Landmark Agreement on Responsible Supplier Standards
World's Largest Automakers Reach Landmark Agreement on Responsible Supplier Standards

10 years ago - On Wednesday, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and CSR Europe, facilitators of the European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability, announced an unprecedented agreement among 14 global automakers on a set of standards outlining expectations for suppliers on key responsibility issues including human rights, environment, working conditions and business ethics.

The Future of Driving? Hydrogen Cars Have 3 Times the Range of EVs, Emit Only H20
The Future of Driving? Hydrogen Cars Have 3 Times the Range of EVs, Emit Only H20

10 years ago - Hydrogen fuel cell cars have more than three times the standard range of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs), can be refueled in minutes rather than hours and look and handle more like traditional cars — so why are there still only a few hundred hydrogen-powered vehicles on the road? The answer is a lack of hydrogen refueling stations, according to a new segment released today by QUEST, an Emmy Award-winning multimedia series with a new focus on exploring the science of sustainability. See the segment below:

Advertisement
More than 70 Mainstream Brands Now Taking Part in Collaborative Economy
More than 70 Mainstream Brands Now Taking Part in Collaborative Economy

10 years ago - I have been leading a research effort to understand the impacts of the growing Collaborative Economy trend. In case you are new to the collaborative economy, there's an unstoppable wave of people trading, renting and borrowing all kinds of services and goods. The disruptive impacts to brands are potentially very high. Consumers are already buying and trading among themselves, often without purchasing items directly from the brands themselves. Companies that don't pay attention to this trend are leaving themselves in a state of risk, as technology and society continue to quickly innovate.