Newsroom Toyota Europe (Safety)

2017
20
December
2017
At Toyota’s recent Advanced Technology Seminar in its R&D Centre in Zaventem, Belgium, the company explained its Global Vision towards ZERO accidents. In a unique double interview, Seigo Kuzumaki, TMC Chief Professional Engineer in charge of Safet...
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2016
15
November
2016
Toyota Motor Corporation Komeda Co., Ltd. KDDI Corporation - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Komeda Co., Ltd. (Komeda), and KDDI Corporation (KDDI) have announced the final results of their joint project using a smartphone application called Drivi...
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29
September
2016
Combining all the attributes of the new, full hybrid, TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture)-platformed, fourth generation Prius with a class-leading all-electric EV driving mode range, and showcasing several highly innovative new technologies, the ne...
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20
September
2016
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Komeda Co., Ltd. (Komeda), and KDDI Corporation (KDDI) will begin an initiative on September 20, 2016 by utilizing a smartphone application called Driving Barista. The application is aimed at reducing the number of tra...
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20
April
2016
• New Prius sustains the full hybrid model’s reputation for excellent safety performance in Euro NCAP testing • Third successive generation of Prius to achieve top five-star classification from the independent test organisation • Toyota Safety ...
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24
March
2016
• Update of the single most popular vehicle in Toyota’s line-up • More prestigious exterior styling • Toyota Safety Sense fitted as standard1 across the range ...
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23
March
2016
• World premiere of the new Prius Plug-in Hybrid at the 2016 New York International Auto Show • Longer running in EV mode at higher speeds of up 135 km/h, with double the range -now increased range of over 50 km • Estimated average fuel consump...
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01
March
2016
Tougher, stronger and more capable off-road than ever before, the all-new Toyota remains every inch a Hilux. Yet it also heralds a new era for the pick-up, with the style, comfort, safety and advanced technology to satisfy even the most discerninglei...
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01
March
2016
Making its world debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show, the C-HR gives Toyota a powerful new presence in the crossover market. Designed to stand out both within the Toyota line-up and in its segment, it represents Akio Toyoda’s determination to allow g...
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08
February
2016
The introduction of the all-new fourth generation Prius is the next milestone in the history and achievements of Toyota’s hybrid power technology. ...
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11
January
2016
The launch of the new RAV4 model range marks the introduction of Toyota’s firsthybrid compact SUV to the highly competitive European C-SUV segment. ...
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2015
18
November
2015
Fourth generation Prius achieves its greatest improvements in efficiency yet, with CO2 emissions from 70g/km and combined fuel economy from 3.0 l/100km All-new hybrid system, the world's most thermally efficient petrol engine, the first appli...
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15
September
2015
The introduction of the all-new fourth generation Prius marks a further advance in the history and achievements of Toyota’s hybrid power technology. ...
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15
September
2015
The introduction of the all-new fourth generation Prius marks a further advance in the history and achievements of Toyota's hybrid power technology.The new model builds on the strengths and achievements of its predecessors and is set to establish new...
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31
August
2015
Brussels, September 1st 2015At the forthcoming IAA motor show in Frankfurt (Press day September 15-16, Public days September 19-27th), two dominant themes will shape the Toyota stand. One is the relentless expansion of Toyota's hybrid line-up. The ot...
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03
March
2015
Bringing active safety to the next level on all our models Committed to achieving a safe mobility society, Toyota believes it is important to promote an approach which involves people, vehicles, and the traffic environment, as well as the pursuit ...
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2011
21
July
2011
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) unveiled today technologies aimed at increasing safety for pedestrians and elderly drivers, as part of its initiatives to eliminate traffic casualties. Data1 shows that, in Japan, although traffic deaths have halved ...
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08
June
2011
—Small Female, Large Male Join THUMS Lineup— Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has added a small female and a large male to Version 4of its THUMS* virtual human model, which makes possible analyses detailed to a degree which is not possible to achiev...
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01
April
2011
TMC Creates Chief Safety Technology Officer Post for Vehicle Safety Technology Development Toyota City, Japan, April 1, 2011—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) established today the post of chief safety technology officer (CSTO) and appointed to it Ma...
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2010
24
August
2010
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that, in line with its efforts to ensure an ever-safer traffic environment, it will begin sales on August 30 of an onboard device designed to alert pedestrians and others audibly to the presence of a quiet veh...
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24
March
2010
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces it will conduct its yearly spring traffic-safety campaign from April 1 to 30 to coincide with Japan's spring nationwide campaign, which runs from April 6 to 15. A total of 426 companies, made up of vehicle dea...
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09
February
2010
Tokyo—TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces a recall related to the software program that controls the antilock braking system (ABS) in current-model “Prius”, “Prius Plug-in Hybrid”, “Sai” and “HS250h” sold in Japan. ...
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01
February
2010
Tokyo—TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces its remedy for accelerator pedals on eight Toyota-brand vehicle models* subject to a recall in the United States. Details of the remedy were released on February 1 in the U.S. by Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A...
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2009
02
September
2009
When you're regularly hitting 300 km/h on the track, top vehicle safety is a "no-brainer" says Toyota F1 Driver Timo Glock, who will join a host of celebrity drivers to demonstrate the life-saving potential of Europe's latest safety technologies at n...
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10
May
2009
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces it will hold a traffic-safety event for children at the TOYOTA Safety Education Center "mobilitas" ("mobilitas"), at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ...
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16
April
2009
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces it will demonstrateTMC-developed infrastructure-linked driving safety support systems(1) at a public display(2) of intelligent transport systems technologies sponsored by the Universal Traffic Management Socie...
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25
February
2009
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces it has added to its Pre-crash Safety technologies a radar system that can detect probable front-side collisions, and rear seats that prepare occupants for front- and rear-end collisions. These world-first1 tec...
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2008
29
September
2008
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that it has developed an SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) rear window curtain shield airbag—the world's first*—to protect rear passengers' heads in the event of a rear-end collision. ...
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23
April
2008
THE FIA INSTITUTE and TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) have combined technology and expertise to help improve safety in high-speed racecar accidents. ...
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06
February
2008
—Latest Technology Further Supports Driver Safety— TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that its Brake Assist, which helps apply proper braking power, can now—as a world's first(1)—coordinate with a vehicle's navigation system. TMC's ...
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