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Planting Seeds for Future Growth, Toyota Reaches Environmental Milestone

Planting Seeds for Future Growth, Toyota Reaches Environmental Milestone

May 09, 2014
PRINCETON, Ind. (May 9, 2014)  –  Aside from being a great place to work and producing world-class vehicles, Toyota Indiana strives to be a leader in its environmental efforts.  Today the plant showed 100,000 reasons why its environmental efforts are gaining traction.... more

Toyota Celebrates A Decade of Energy Excellence

Toyota Celebrates A Decade of Energy Excellence

April 24, 2014
ERLANGER, Ky. (April 24, 2014) – What do the cities of Dallas, Texas and Oakland, Calif. have in common?  A lot, according to Toyota’s engineers, despite the two cities being separated by nearly 1,700 miles with different demographics and industries.... more

Paving the Road to Zero Waste at Toyota’s Indiana Plant

Paving the Road to Zero Waste at Toyota’s Indiana Plant

April 10, 2014
How do you turn manufacturing sludge into a sustainable building material? Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) offers a “concrete” example.... more

Toyota Indiana 'Plant' Builds a Forest

Toyota Indiana 'Plant' Builds a Forest

December 12, 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 – Leaves rustle and twigs snap under the scuffle of small shoes. A light wind blows; the air is crisp. And Hoosiers can breathe a bit easier, thanks to a 160-acre woods Toyota has planted near its Princeton, Ind., facility.... more

Toyota Indiana Launches the 2014 Highlander; Prepares for Hybrids and Exports

Toyota Indiana Launches the 2014 Highlander; Prepares for Hybrids and Exports

December 05, 2013
PRINCETON, Ind. (Dec. 5, 2013) – Hoosier pride was felt deep and wide on the plant floor of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) this morning as the company celebrated the start of production of the all-new 2014 Highlander. ... more

Toyota Invests Again in Indiana, Creating 200 New Jobs

July 26, 2013
ERLANGER, Ky. (July 26, 2013) –As consumer demand for Toyota’s Highlander continues to grow, the company’s Princeton, Ind., plant is planning to grow with it.  Toyota announced today it will increase production of the Highlander mid-size SUV in late 2014 with a $30 million investment in Princeton.... more

Toyota Partners with EVSC to Improve Annual Collection of 14,000 Netbooks

May 10, 2013
EVANSVILLE, Ind., May 10, 2013 – Janit Market is pleased she can continue teaching her English classes at Central High School with only a brief interruption when student netbooks are collected this year.  She’s also confident that because collections are more efficient, the distribution of netbooks next school year will be much more successful – the goal being to deliver a computer to each student on time.... more

Eight Toyota Manufacturing Facilities Recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Improved Environmental Performance

July 25, 2012
ERLANGER, Ky. (July 25, 2012) –  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized eight Toyota manufacturing sites in North America for achieving a ten percent reduction in energy intensity through its ENERGY STAR Challenge For Industry program. Collectively, these eight sites have reduced energy intensity by nearly 24 percent from baseline.
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2012 Economic Club of Chicago - Yoshi Inaba

February 08, 2012
Toyota Motor North America President & COO Yoshi Inaba discusses Toyota's U.S. presence and the state of the auto industry at the Economic Club of Chicago, Feb. 8, 2012.
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Toyota to Increase Highlander Output, Including Hybrid and Exports, in Indiana

February 08, 2012
ERLANGER, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2012)Toyota will increase production of the Highlander mid-size SUV in late 2013 at the company’s Princeton, Ind. plant.... more

Toyota Temporarily Suspends Overtime at Some North American Plants

October 26, 2011
Flooding in Thailand has caused some interruption in production for a number of Toyota suppliers in that region.  As a means of conserving affected parts, Toyota will suspend Saturday (Oct. 29) production for Toyota vehicle manufacturing facilities in Indiana, Kentucky, Ontario, Canada and our engine manufacturing facility in West Virginia.  We will continue to monitor the supply situation in Thailand.
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Toyota's North American Production Up 18 Percent in 2010

January 27, 2011
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announced today that the company’s assembly plants produced 1,456,887 vehicles in 2010, an 18 percent increase compared to 2009.... more

Toyota Announces Manufacturing Executive Changes

December 16, 2010
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announces the following senior management changes, effective January 3, 2011.... more

Toyota Further Localizes North American Manufacturing Leadership

June 23, 2010
In an organizational move providing more regional autonomy to Toyota’s North American manufacturing operations, the company is making appointments resulting in increased local leadership at its plants.... more

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana Opens New Visitors Center

February 10, 2010
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana opened its new Visitors Center today and will offer plant tours to the public beginning Feb. 16. Both are free of charge.... more

Toyota Begins Production of Third-Generation Sienna at Indiana Plant

Toyota Begins Production of Third-Generation Sienna at Indiana Plant

January 20, 2010
Production of the all-new 2011 Sienna minivan is underway at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) in Princeton, Ind. Fully redesigned to meet the needs of consumers, the new Sienna was styled at Toyota’s Calty Design Research Center in Newport Beach, Calif., and developed at the Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.... more

Toyota’s Indiana Plant Turns the Corner, Preps for New Sienna

December 21, 2009
As Toyota’s Indiana plant prepares to build the third generation Sienna minivan beginning in January, the facility’s 4,200 team members are confident that improvements they made during the economic downturn will assure a successful launch. Already grappling with the sales impact of escalating gas prices following Hurricane Katrina, the nine-year-old plant faced an uncertain future when the banking and housing crisis brought the economy to its knees and the auto industry with it.... more

Toyota Launches Highlander Production in Indiana

Toyota Launches Highlander Production in Indiana

October 08, 2009
Production of the Highlander sport utility vehicle, Toyota’s 12th North American-built model, began today at the company’s plant in Princeton, Indiana. The $450 million investment is part of the adjustments Toyota began last year in order to better utilize manufacturing capacity.... more

Toyota to build Prius in U.S.

July 10, 2008
Toyota is responding to changes in consumer demand and improving the production efficiency and stability of its North American operations by adjusting production mix at three plants.... more

TMMI Recognizes Top Volunteers

February 26, 2008
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc. (TMMI) recognized Team Members for their annual volunteer efforts during a Team Member Volunteer Program (TMVP) reception on Monday, Feb. 25.... more

Toyota Announces Diversity Scholarship

February 21, 2008
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) announced Wednesday a donation for an annual diversity scholarship, valued at $5,000, to be awarded to a University of Evansville student.... more

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., North American Manufacturing Milestones

January 22, 2008
Milestones in North American Manufacturing.... more

Toyota's North American Vehicle Production At Record Levels In 2007

January 11, 2008
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) boosted vehicle and engine production to record levels at its North American plants in 2007.... more

Toyota Awards Quarterly Donations

January 10, 2008
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana's (TMMI) Quarterly Contributions Committee met in June and awarded 43 organizations a total of $124,000.... more

Toyota Sponsors Gibson County Teachers in Defensive Driving Course

December 12, 2007
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) plans to promote driver safety among young teens in Gibson County by facilitating a National Safety Council program, Alive at 25.... more

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