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Back to work: It’s safety first at TMMC’s assembly plants
GHD helps the automaker ramp up and discusses effective measures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Toyota adds two Lexus models to its Cambridge production
Canadian operations will assemble NX and NX Hybrid for North America.
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.
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.
Toyota Canada plants to get $1.4B upgrade
Federal government and Ontario each pitching in $110 million.
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.
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.
Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s
By about 2025, every model the Japanese automaker sells will have some kind of “electrified” version.
What’s ahead for Canada’s automotive industry
Trump, trade and technology’s impact on the auto sector.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VW sold 10.31M vehicles worldwide, beats Toyota for No. 1
Booming China sales offset the damage from emissions cheating scandal.
Toyota to add 400 jobs, invest $600M into Indiana SUV factory
Retooling and new equipment will boost Highlander production by 40,000.
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.
Toyota says new tech means longer EV battery life
Will boost electric vehicle cruise range by 10% to 15%.
2017 Kaizen Conference
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