Newsroom Toyota Europe (Safety)

2019
11
July
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
· Automated vehicle with safety driver will drive in Brussels city centre · Purpose is to study impact of diversity of human behaviour on automated driving systems · Adding European conditions to the car’s understanding, after successful drives...
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2017
20
December
2017
| 10:06 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 14:48 Europe/Amsterdam
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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20
September
2016
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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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2015
03
March
2015
| 02:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
—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
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
—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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21
January
2008
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that it has given its Pre-crash Safety System the ability to determine—as a world's first (1)—whether a driver's eyes are properly open. TMC expects this driver-monitoring breakthrough, along with the sy...
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2007
26
November
2007
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) demonstrated today its latest advances in vehicle-infrastructure cooperative systems*, which use Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) technologies to enable communication between cars and elements of their surroundings i...
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26
November
2007
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that it has developed a world-class driving simulator for effectively analyzing the driving characteristics of average drivers to aid in the development and verification of traffic accident-reducing acti...
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14
September
2007
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that, along with a total of 429 companies, including vehicle dealers, logistics systems and forklift dealers, parts distributors and rental/lease dealers, it will conduct the autumn Toyota Traffic Safety...
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23
July
2007
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that, starting with new models to be launched shortly, all of its new passenger vehicle models in Japan would come standard with side-impact-reducing SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) side airbags for ...
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03
July
2007
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota Develops Advanced Head Restraint to Help Reduce Intensity of Whiplash Injuries Tokyo — TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that it has developed the Active Headrest, a new head restraint that reduces the stress on the neck during...
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26
April
2007
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) today announced four initiatives illustrating the company's commitment towards road safety in Europe: &bull Vehicle Stability Control will be available on most Toyota models as of May 2007 &bull Toyota will join the eS...
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27
March
2007
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today, along with a total of 429 companies, including vehicle dealers, logistics systems and forklift dealers, parts distributors and rental/lease dealers, it will conduct the spring Toyota Traffic Safety Camp...
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2006
30
November
2006
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Drive Recorders to Be Used to Aid Development, Improve Traffic Environment TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that it plans to conduct public-road tests of vehicle-infrastructure cooperative systems under a Driving Safety Support Syste...
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29
November
2006
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) today signed the European Road Safety Charter in Brussels, Belgium, signalling the company's commitment to help reduce accidents, deaths and injuries on Europe's roads. TME President and CEO Tadashi Arashima attended the sig...
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14
November
2006
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) marked the start today of a four-day Toyota Driver Communication (TDC) safe-driving event at the former Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou, China. More than 100 people attended the ceremony, includin...
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