Newsroom Toyota Europe (environment)

2018
20
February
2018
World's first neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet developed by Toyota Key element of the foundation required to popularize electrified vehicles ...
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02
February
2018
Milestone puts Toyota on track to achieve its 2030 target of 5.5 million electrified vehicle sales per year as part of its “Environmental Challenge 2050” ...
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2017
15
December
2017
Brussels, Belgium – Newsweek has once again named Toyota one of the world’s greenest companies, scoring in the top 5% of global companies, and was named the “Best in Industry Global” in the automobiles category. Toyota was ranked #16 of the Global 50...
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2016
17
November
2016
Toyota Motor Corporation has selected 28 projects to be the grant recipients of the Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program. In the 17 years since its introduction in 2000, a cumulative total of 332 projects in 53 countries and regions have rec...
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23
September
2016
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that it has developed a new deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis technology called Genotyping by Random Amplicon Sequencing (GRAS) using analytical materials that have been provided by the Kyushu Okinawa Agric...
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20
July
2016
WWF and Toyota Motor Corporation have entered into a five-year agreement aimed at accelerating the globe's transition to sustainability. Through this partnership, the organizations will work together to promote biodiversity conservation, raise enviro...
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2015
02
December
2015
Latest hybrid models — new Prius and new RAV4 Hybrid — on display alongside Mirai, the world's first production hydrogen-powered sedan Compact full electric i-ROAD and COMS vehicles showing Toyota's vision on future mobility Interactive motorspor...
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13
November
2015
When you work at Toyota anywhere in the world, one of the things you learn is to not take things for granted but go to where things are happening and study the situation with your own eyes. We call it "genchi genbutsu" in Japanese — meaning "actual p...
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2014
19
December
2014
Brussels, Belgium, December 19th, 2014 - Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has released its eighth annual European Sustainability Report. Available in a downloadable and easy to navigate format, the digital report is now integrated into toyota-europe.com, th...
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04
April
2014
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will this month begin large-scale testing of a new cloud-based agricultural IT management tool ("Housaku Keikaku") through the Rice Growers Improvement Network* in the Aichi and Ishikawa prefectures of Japan. The tes...
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25
March
2014
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has developed a world-first technology for recycling the copper contained in wiring harnesses, in collaboration with Yazaki Corporation (Yazaki), Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Tsusho), and eight other companies. The...
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2012
17
June
2012
Toyota's Leadership in Sustainable Mobility through Eco Powertrain Diversification Committed to addressing global environmental issues such as the reduction of CO2, NOX and particulate emissions, Toyota has been researching and implementing enviro...
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2011
01
December
2011
BMW Group to Supply 1.6L and 2.0L Fuel Efficient Diesel Engines to Toyota Motor Europe BMW Group (BMW) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announce that they today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) concerning a mid-to-long-term collaborati...
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04
November
2011
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) won the 2011 Green Manufacturing Award at the 5th Annual Strategic Manufacturing Awards held recently in Düsseldorf, Germany. Organised by the World Trade Group, the awards recognise outstanding achievements in the European ...
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29
July
2011
Toyota and British Gas threw the switch to launch a UK industry-leading initiative in sustainable energy generation at Toyota Motor Manufacturing United Kingdom (TMUK) this week. Covering 90,000m2 of industrial land with the TMUK Burnaston site, ...
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15
June
2011
Toyota's Vehicle Logistics Centre (VLC) in Zeebrugge, Belgium will soon feature two wind turbines. Scheduled for completion by early 2013, the wind energy generated will feed directly to the public grid. The Port of Zeebrugge Authority, MBZ, recen...
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07
June
2011
Solar array at Toyota's Derbyshire manufacturing facility to produce 4,600,000 kWh per year (enough energy to produce 7,000 cars a year) Joint project between Toyota Motor Manufacturing United Kingdom and British Gas Saving up to 2,000 tonnes of ...
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2010
18
November
2010
Tokyo, Japan, November 18, 2010—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces details of its plans for "eco-car" development and launches and of progress in next-generation secondary-battery research—both part of environmental technology efforts aimed at ...
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27
October
2010
(TMC), Toyota Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (Toyota Chemical Engineering), Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo Metal Mining) and Primearth EV Energy Co., Ltd. (PEVE) announce the launch of the world's first* business to recycle nickel in used ...
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05
October
2010
Toyota City, Japan, October 5, 2010—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the development of the TOYOTA Smart Center, a system that links homes, vehicles, electric power companies and users, and enables integrated control of energy consumption. TM...
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03
September
2010
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces it held a signing ceremony here today to mark the start of Phase 2 of the Philippine Peñablanca Sustainable Reforestation Project, a tree-planting project in the northern Philippines.  More than just tree p...
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29
August
2010
In this year's ranking of the most environmentally friendly vehicles in Germany, Toyota took the top three positions as the overall leader. The list, which the Verkehrsclub Deutschland (VCD) compiles once a year, is topped by the new Auris Hybrid and...
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24
August
2010
Toyota City, Japan, August 25, 2010 — Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the Fifth Toyota Environmental Action Plan, which sets out specific actions to be implemented from FY2011 through FY2015. ...
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28
April
2010
Tokyo — TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) has begun accepting applications today for this year's1 Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program, which is designed to support environmental revitalization and conservation activities, both in Japan and ove...
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28
April
2010
Accepting 2010 Applications Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that it has begun accepting applications today for this year's1 Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program, which is designed to support environmental revitalization and conse...
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26
March
2010
Tokyo—TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces that on April 1 its safety education center "mobilitas" at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, will add a course on environmentally friendly driving. The new course will use the center's flat...
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23
March
2010
On Wednesday 24 March 2010, Mr Tadashi Arashima, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe (TME), and Flemish Minister for Energy Freya Van den Bossche officially inaugurated the solar panel park on the roof of Toyota Parts Centre Europe (TPCE). Cover...
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11
February
2010
Today, the International Award of the 2007- 2009 Let’s Save Energy competition was presented to the Odtü Gelistirme Vakfi Özel Ilkögretim Okulu Primary School in Ankara, Turkey. ...
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29
January
2010
Tokyo—TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces that on December 20, 2009, its joint tree-planting project in the Philippines obtained a gold rating under the widely used, international Climate, Community and Biodiversity Project Design Standards (CCB...
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2009
21
June
2009
—More than 6,000 Volunteers Plant Approximately 30,000 Trees— TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC)announces that Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Ltd. (TKM), its automobile production and sales base in India, held a tree-planting event on June 21, 2009, a...
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