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News Automotive General
May 3, 2021  

Toyota launches Dream Art Contest

Nine kids from Canada were globally recognized for inventing

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Technology
January 25, 2021  

Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and

News Facilities Maintenance Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Operations Preventative Maintenance Technology
October 20, 2020  

Maintenance at TMMC Plants with a Focus on the Environment

  GUEST: Scott MacKenzie TOPIC: Maintenance at TMMC Plants

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

Back to work: It’s safety first at TMMC’s assembly plants

GHD helps the automaker ramp up and discusses effective measures.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 13, 2020  

Canadian engineers top 9 in global ventilator design competition

Team from Toyota and Fanshawe College beats out more than 1,000 entries from 94 countries.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 20, 2020  

Toyota extends Canadian plant closures after employee tests positive for COVID-19

All plants closed from March 23 through April 3, with production resuming on April 6.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General Production
January 20, 2020  

Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost

To make up for the lost work, the San Antonio plant will build the Sequoia large SUV.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 12, 2019  

Japanese OEMs produced 47% of light vehicles made in Canada

JAMA Canada study also shows automakers employed 38.6% of Canada’s automotive OEM workforce in 2018.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
August 28, 2019  

Toyota, Suzuki partnering in self driving car technology

Auto manufacturers face a costly shift toward the use of technologies; partnerships are one way to share the enormous costs.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 18, 2019  

Ballard to purchase BC’s first fleet of hydrogen vehicles

Fuel cell pioneer celebrates 40th birthday with expected purchase of Toyota Mirai FCEVs by employees.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

Toyota adds two Lexus models to its Cambridge production

Canadian operations will assemble NX and NX Hybrid for North America.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 22, 2019  

Toyota, Panasonic announce joint venture for green auto batteries

Automaker will take a 51% stake in the venture, which will be running by the end of 2020.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 14, 2019  

NA Toyota executive: Tariffs will raise costs, drive up prices

Manufacturing will present the biggest challenge for Chris Reynolds, who must navigate uncertain US trade policies.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 7, 2018  

Toyota Canada plants to get $1.4B upgrade

Federal government and Ontario each pitching in $110 million.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 15, 2018  

Toyota Canada CEO concerned sole focus on zero-emission vehicles will miss real target

Larry Hutchinson stressed the need for multiple powertrain technologies to reduce greenhouse gases.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
January 10, 2018  

UPDATE: Confirmed, Alabama picked for new $1.6B Toyota Mazda plant

Will produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 18, 2017  

Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s

By about 2025, every model the Japanese automaker sells will have some kind of “electrified” version.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Production
December 4, 2017  

What’s ahead for Canada’s automotive industry

Trump, trade and technology’s impact on the auto sector.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 16, 2017  

Amid global electric car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

The automaker’s goal is to sell 30,000 fuel-cell vehicles a year by about 2020.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
October 16, 2017  

Toyota to highlight reading of driver emotions at Tokyo show

Cameras to analyze images of drivers’ faces and deduce if they’re feeling happy or irritated.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 27, 2017  

Toyota investing $374M at five of its US factories to support hybrid powertrain

Part of a previously announced $10 billion in US spending announced by the Japanese automaker.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 4, 2017  

Toyota, Mazda plan $1.6 billion US plant, to partner in EVs

The plant will have an annual production capacity of about 300,000 vehicles; it’s due to begin operations by 2021.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
May 19, 2017  

Toyota, 3 other automakers settle Takata air bags suit

Settlement compensates owners for things like lost wages or child care while they were taking their vehicle in for the recall repair.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 12, 2017  

FACT CHECK: Trump out of his lane on auto jobs again

Had nothing to do with the $1.3 billion investment in Kentucky that Toyota announced.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
April 12, 2017  

Toyota introduces robotic leg brace to help paralyzed people walk

Gadget is to be worn on one leg at a time for patients severely paralyzed on one side of the body due to a stroke or other ailments.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
April 11, 2017  

Toyota invests $1.33B in Kentucky plant

Retooling will sustain 8,200 jobs at the facility, where about 25% of all Toyota vehicles produced in NA are made.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 15, 2017  

Toyota hopes revamped plug-in hybrid sells better than first model

Cruising range as an EV is 68.2 kilometres, about five times the earlier model.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 30, 2017  

VW sold 10.31M vehicles worldwide, beats Toyota for No. 1

Booming China sales offset the damage from emissions cheating scandal.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 25, 2017  

Toyota to add 400 jobs, invest $600M into Indiana SUV factory

Retooling and new equipment will boost Highlander production by 40,000.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 6, 2017  

Trump blasts Toyota over Mexico production plans

President-elect says automaker will face steep border taxes if it moves Corolla production to a new plant in Mexico.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing General
November 24, 2016  

Toyota says new tech means longer EV battery life

Will boost electric vehicle cruise range by 10% to 15%.

Event Manufacturing General Operations Production
November 22, 2016  

2017 Kaizen Conference

Presented by CME Manitoba and modeled on the Toyota