Toyota: CSR & Sustainability News

Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automaker headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2010, Toyota employed 300,734 people worldwide, and was the third-largest automobile manufacturer in 2011 by production behind General Motors and Volkswagen Group.

3p Weekend: 8 New Electric Vehicles and Plug-Ins We Can’t Wait to Drive

EV production worldwide is projected to increase by 67 percent this year -- with some truly drool-worthy rides set to hit the market.…

Toyota i-Road Electric Vehicle Expands to France

The ingenious Toyota i-Road electric vehicle car-share program is ideal for urban commuters and is now under testing in Aichi, Japan in self-service…

Toyota Testing Wireless Charging Technology for Electric Cars

Wireless charging technology for plug-in hybrid and electric cars is being tested by Toyota, with an aim to make vehicle charging easier and…

Renault’s Public ‘No Confidence’ Vote is a Blow to Better Place

Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan apparently lost his confidence in Better Place and said that in the future, Renault will build only electric…

Peugeot Citroen Unveils the Latest Effort to Run Cars on Compressed Air

The French car manufacturer Peugeot Citroen is working on a new kind of hybrid car that uses both conventional internal combustion engine and…

This Year’s Detroit Auto Show Concept Car: Bikes

Toyota showed innovation by turning their engineering chops to alternate transportation - the Prius Parlee.

Interview: CEO of Carpooling.com on Partnership with Daimler

Last week Daimler made another step to deepen its involvement in the access economy by partnering and investing an undisclosed sum in the…

Ecomagination Builds Big Green Revenues for GE

GE launched its ecomagination project back in 2005 to propel the company into leadership status in the emerging sustainable technology marketplace. As far…

The Evolutionary Explanation for Prius Envy

Managing our image is a big part of our lives as human beings. From our virtual personas on Facebook and Twitter to our…

Toyota’s Fuel Efficient Vehicles and Progress Toward Environmental Goals Highlighted

A few weeks ago, Toyota launched its 2011 Toyota North America Environmental Report (EAP). The EAP report highlights the achievements Toyota has made…

Water Shortages Now Affect Companies’ Bottom Lines

Water crises from Texas to Australia have hit commodity supplies. Changes in the world’s weather patterns now affect corporate profits across various industries.

CSR En Español?

Ok, bear with me for a moment.  Did you know that 1 in 4 American children are Latino, and 1 in 6 Americans…

Tesla Partnering With Toyota To Provide Powertrain System for the RAV4

Tesla will provide the electric powertrain system (including the battery, charging system, inverter, motor, gearbox and associated software) for the Toyota electric RAV4,…

Tesla-Powered Electric Toyotas Come to Market in 2012

According to news last week, upstart electric carmaker Tesla Motors took another major step forward when it completed a $100 million supplier agreement…

Toyota Production System Will Boost CSR Efficiency

The principles of effective car manufacturing are now being used in New Orleans to effectively rebuild homes ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. Toyota is…