Tag: Toyota

How Toyota Encourages the Youth of America

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Shannyn Baumgartner, a credit supervisor at Toyota Financial Services (TFS), relished her time volunteering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, participating in holiday dinners and collecting back-to-school donations. But when she became a judge for the Clubs’ Youth of the Year Award in 2017,…

Toyota Releases 2019 North American Environmental Report

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota is committed to supporting and fostering a more inclusive and sustainable society. To achieve that goal, the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050 was developed to address major environmental issues facing the global community, such as climate change, water scarcity, resource depletion and habitat loss. Based on…

Toyota AI Ventures Opens Smart and Connected Cities “Call for Innovation” at CES® 2020

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota’s first dedicated venture fund invites early-stage startups, building innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in urban communities, to apply for up to $2 million in VC funding. Toyota AI Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm dedicated to helping discover what’s next for…

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today announced executive leadership changes designed to sustain its automotive operations and to continue its transformation in the mobility space. Effective April 1, 2020, Jim Lentz, chief executive officer TMNA, will retire after 38 years with the company. Tetsuo “Ted” Ogawa, chief operating…

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by California Wildfires and Texas Tornadoes

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by the recent series of wildfires throughout California, as well as the tornadoes which struck northern Texas earlier this month. This broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus Financial…

Specially-Designed Toyota “Tokyo 2020 Version” e-Palette to Provide Automated Mobility to Athletes

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota announced today that it will supply up to 20 specially-designed “Tokyo 2020 Version” e-Palette vehicles to support athlete mobility at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, where it will provide automated, loop-line transportation in the Olympic and Paralympic villages for athletes and related staff….

Toyota Names Kelly McNeff Vice President, Corporate Communications

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Effective immediately, Kelly McNeff has been named vice president, Corporate Communications for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). In this role, McNeff will be responsible for leading internal and external communication activities, including executive, business and brand communications. In addition, her responsibilities will include social media channel…