|Toyota Opens New Engine Plant in Porto Feliz, São Paulo|
| ||•New Facility represents an investment of 18 billion JPY (US$ 170 million) and employs approximately 320 people.
•Carmaker's first engine manufacturing facility in Latin America ushers in new chapter for regional operations With a capacity of 108,000 engines per year
•Similar to Toyota's new Karawang, Indonesia engine plant, technological advancements reduced initial investment costs by 40 percent compared to 2008
São Paulo―May 10th, 2016―Today, Toyota do Brasil LTDA (TDB) officially...[Read more...]|
|FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 'GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR®'|
| ||• Green Car Journal to Reveal Winner of the 10th Annual Award at LA Auto Show® Press & Trade Days, November 20|
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 21, 2014) – Green Car Journal has announced its five finalists for the magazine's high-profile 2015 Green Car of the Year® program. The 2015 models include the Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and VW Golf. The Green Car of the Year® award, an honor widely recognized as the auto industry's most important environmental acc...[Read more...]
|All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan|
|HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation's all-new Mazda Demio (Mazda2 outside Japan) was today named the 2014-2015 Car of the Year Japan by the Japan Car of the Year Committee.
Following the Mazda CX-5, Mazda Atenza (Mazda6) and Mazda Axela (Mazda3), the all-new Demio is the fourth in Mazda's line-up of new-generation models that adopt the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY*1 and the KODO-Soul of Motion design language.
Aspiring to create a new-generation subcompact that would shatt...[Read more...]|
|VOLKSWAGEN TO RECEIVE WORLD ENVIRONMENT CENTER'S 30TH ANNIVERSARY GOLD MEDAL AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN 2014|
| ||Washington, D.C. - The World Environment Center (WEC) is announcing that its 30th Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to the Volkswagen Group. The company is being recognized for its comprehensive commitments to environmental sustainability operations, most notably through its holistic sustainable business model, Think Blue. Volkswagen will accept the Gold Medal Award on Thursday, May 15, 2014, during the Gold Medal Present...[Read more...]|
|TMC Launches Redesigned Corolla Series in Japan|
|Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the launch in Japan today of the redesigned 'Corolla Axio' sedan and ''Corolla Fielder'*1 station wagon. The vehicles will be sold across Japan through 'Toyota Corolla' dealers.
Since its debut in 1966, the Corolla has been designed to prioritize peace of mind, practicality, and ease of use with the aim of creating value that adapts to the times. The Corolla has become a favorite of consumers around the world, with cumulative global sales exceeding ...[Read more...]|