|Toyota to Trial New SiC Power Semiconductor Technology|
|Toyota City, Japan, Jan. 29, 2015 -- Using a Camry Hybrid prototype and a fuel cell bus, Toyota Motor Corporation will bring a brand new technology to the streets of Japan for testing this year. The tests will evaluate the performance of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, which could lead to significant efficiency improvements in hybrids and other vehicles with electrified powertrains.
For full details, go to http://newsroom.toyota.co.jp/en/detail/5692153...[Read more...]|
|Toyota Still Most Valuable Auto Brand on Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Brands Report|
| ||• Toyota Climbs to No. 8 on Interbrand's 2014 'Best Global Brands' with 20 Percent Brand Value Growth |
October 09, 2014
Interbrand interview with TMS VP Jack Hollis
TORRANCE, Calif. Oct. 9, 2014 – Playful campaigns, commitment to women leaders and its zero-emission 'Car of the Future' Fuel Cell Vehicle are just a few of the reasons Interbrand ranked Toyota the 8th most valuable global brand in its annual report. Up from No. 10 in 2013, Toyota's brand value increased by 2...[Read more...]
|Talkin' ‘Bout a Revolution|
|• A healthy obsession leads Jackie Birdsall and TTC to the forefront of history |
The word she keeps using is 'obsessed.'
Jackie Birdsall became 'obsessed' with cars when she was a teenager. That made her 'obsessed' with the history of auto icons like Henry Ford and Lee Iacocca. In 2003, she did an internship with
Daimler-Chrysler, leading to an 'obsession' with hydrogen fuel cell technology.
And now, as an engineer at Toyota Technical Center, Birdsall is 'obsessed' with bringi...[Read more...]
|'TOYOTA CAR OF THE FUTURE' ON SALE NEXT YEAR; OPENS 2014 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES)|
|LAS VEGAS (Jan. 06, 2014) – 'We aren't trying to re-invent the wheel; just everything necessary to make them turn,' said Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A. Inc., at the opening of CES, the world's largest trade show. 'Fuel cell electric vehicles will be in our future sooner than many people believe, and in much greater numbers than anyone expected.'
Two vehicles shared the stage at the Toyota press conference: The FCV conce...[Read more...]|
|HYUNDAI PREPS HYDROGEN ENERGY GENERATION AND FUELING STATION IN CHINO, CALIF. FOR FIRST-EVER PUBLIC OPENING|
|CHINO, Calif., August 5, 2013 –The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded Hydrogen Frontier, Inc. a $3 million grant to build a new 100 percent renewable hydrogen fueling station for fuel cell electric vehicles at Hyundai's hydrogen energy generation and fueling station in Chino, Calif.
The project will include:
◾ 100 percent of the energy consumed in generation and operation of the station and 100 percent of the fuel dispensed will come from a renewable source, a new p...[Read more...]|