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Smartphone app rewards good driving with coffee

Toyota Driving Barista app trialled in Japan to reduce distracted driving amongst young people in the country. A campaign has been running in Japan in which three major companies have teamed together to reward drivers for not using their mobile …

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Campaign group urges correct use of child seats

The Toyota Buckle Up For Life campaign is using Child Passenger Safety week in the USA to spread the word on correct child safety seat use. With 75% of child car seats in the USA not being used correctly, a …

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Solar powered vehicle to feature at smart community event

Toyota is attending a smart community event in Japan with its new Prius PHV with solar charging and smart mobility features. In its mission to create vehicles to suit a low carbon society, Toyota is unveiling its latest Prius PHV …

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Future motoring to feature at Auto Engineering event

Toyota is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Japan with its vision of future technologies for advanced mobility. Advanced communications technology, enhanced hybrid fuel systems and the latest safety equipment will feature on the 4th generation Prius, which will be …

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Road safety training for Japanese pre-school children

Toyota is taking its road safety education programme to pre-school education centres in Japan this summer for the 42nd year. The Toyota Safety School, a programme to teach traffic safety to nursery school children, will be held between May 18 …

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Toyota launches telematics insurance services in USA

US drivers will have access to a new telematics based insurance service from joint venture set up by Toyota in the country. Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in the USA have joined with a major insurance …

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Intelligent vehicle research facility to open in Ann Arbor

Toyota Research Institute is expanding its range of facilities with a new technology centre for AI, robotics and materials science research in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Global vehicle manufacturer, Toyota, is planning to create a “Toyota Research Institute” (TRI) close to …

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Research body defines safest cars available in Britain

Thatcham Research and consumer automotive magazine detail the winners of the Car of the Year Safety Awards for Britain in 2016. The “What Car?” magazine and automotive research centre, Thatcham Research have concluded the judging on which cars should be …

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Testing organisation defines safest cars in Europe

Winners have been announced in different vehicle classes as the safest cars in Europe with the Volvo XC90 taking the top honours. During 2015, the crash tests to which new cars were assessed by Euro NCAP became tougher with the …

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Lexus LC 500 makes debut at US motor show

New 2017 model from Lexus demonstrates vehicle technology development through design and engineering collaboration at the Japanese manufacturer. Inspired by the LF-LC concept car which was displayed at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the new Lexus LC …

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