Oct. 19, 2016
With Auto Shanghai 2015 opening its doors to the public today, Toyota is inviting visitors to experience its full vision of mobility. Featuring 26 vehicles, the Toyota booth showcases an exceptionally wide variety of models, ranging from the FV2 connectivity concept to the cutting-edge Mirai fuel cell vehicle, as well as many models sold in the Chinese market.
Toyota announced today that it will build a new plant in Mexico and expand its joint venture, Guangzhou Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (GTMC), in China. These investments are grounded on its plans to construct production lines that are more competitive, with greatly reduced initial investment, improved efficiency, flexibility, environmental performance and safety. These "simple and slim" production lines can be easily lengthened or shortened depending on demand. Over-head conveyance devices are eliminated, compact equipment is installed on top of the plant floors, and paint-booths are smaller.
Thanks in part to the first-ever commercial deployment of the newly developed Toyota Safety Sense C collision avoidance support package, the Corolla Fielder and Corolla Axio have earned the top ASV+ rating under the JNCAP Preventive Safety Performance Assessment. Reflecting the high level of their preventative safety capabilities, both vehicles are the first in this fiscal year to receive full marks in the assessment (which was introduced last fiscal year).
Toyota will launch a sportier Corolla Fielder and a more modern Corolla Axio in Japan on April 1. In addition to interior and exterior styling changes and improved fuel efficiency, the redesigned models will be the first to feature the brand new Toyota Safety Sense C package.
It's been 50 years since Toyota first entered the Chinese market with the Crown in 1964. Befitting of any Golden Anniversary, Toyota is celebrating in style at the Beijing Motor Show with its joint-venture partners FAW Group Corp. (FAW) and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC) with a booth over 3,000 m2 large featuring a total of 38 vehicles and concepts.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces today that cumulative global sales of the Toyota "Corolla", the world's most popular car, surpassed 40 million in July, reaching 40.01 million units. This milestone marks another historic achievement for the Corolla, Toyota's perennial global car.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the launch of hybrid versions of the "Corolla Axio" sedan and "Corolla Fielder" station wagon in Japan. In addition, there will be a special Corolla Fielder "Hybrid G Aerotourer·WxB" grade. The vehicles will be sold across Japan through "Toyota Corolla" dealers starting today.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey, Inc. (TMMT), TMC's production base in the Republic of Turkey, held a line-off ceremony today for the new "Corolla", now being produced here at its Sakarya Plant.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the launch in Japan today of the redesigned "Corolla Axio" sedan and '"Corolla Fielder" station wagon. The vehicles will be sold across Japan through "Toyota Corolla" dealers.
Central Motor Co., Ltd. (Central Motor) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) held a line-off ceremony today at Central Motor's plant here in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, to mark the start of mass production of the new Japan-market "Corolla Axio" sedan and "Corolla Fielder" station wagon. Among those present at the ceremony were Miyagi Prefectural Governor Yoshihiro Murai, Central Motor President Toru Kuzuhara and TMC President Akio Toyoda, as well as representatives from suppliers and dealers.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, Inc. (TMMMS), TMC's vehicle manufacturing plant in Mississippi, United States, held a line-off ceremony today with Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, TMC President Akio Toyoda, and TMMMS President Masafumi Hamaguchi in attendance.
On April 1, 2010 at 9:21 a.m. (U.S. Pacific Daylight Time), the last Corolla rolled off the production line at NUMMI, marking the end of vehicle production at the plant, which spanned 25 years. The scene was witnessed by many of the team members at the plant. NUMMI was established in 1984 at Fremont, California as a joint venture between Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and General Motors (GM), and has produced nearly 8 million vehicles throughout its history. Even after production ceased, some team members stayed on for maintenance, cleaning paint guns and replacing tips for welding machines.
Tokyo―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today that Toyota do Brasil Ltda. (TDB) plans to begin selling on May 25 the 100% bioethanol-compatible Corolla Flex and Corolla Fielder Flex, two new locally produced models. TDB, which is TMC's sales and manufacturing subsidiary in Brazil, unveiled the flexible-fuel vehicles at a press event in Guarujá, Brazil on May 22, local time (May 23 in Japan).
Tokyo―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced today the Japan sales launch of the completely redesigned Corolla sedan―now known as the Corolla Axio―and completely redesigned Corolla Fielder small station wagon through "Toyota Corolla" dealers nationwide.
Tokyo―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) unveiled today two fully redesigned stalwarts of its all-time best-selling Corolla lineup―the new Corolla and Corolla Fielder These ninth-generation Corollas, envisioned as carrying on the banner of a car cherished throughout the world for its economy and reliability, are based on TMC's New Century Value (NCV) concept, which defines vehicle values for the 21 st century.
Tokyo―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced in Brazil on August 6 local time that it will build a new manufacturing facility for production of the Corolla passenger car in Indaiatuba, Sao Paulo, in cooperation with Toyota do Brasil, S.A., Industria e Comercio.
Tokyo―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION today introduced the new-generation Corolla and Sprinter sedans and coupes―the Corolla Levin and Sprinter Trueno. Since the launch of the first Corolla and Sprinter models, they have set the standard for quality and performance in their class, and have proved extremely popular with the car-buying public.
Tokyo―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION introduced today the fully remodeled Tercel, Corsa, and Corolla II models. These compact cars have earned high praise since their first introduction for agility, ease of handling, and the high level of quality and attention to detail for cars of their size.
Toyota City―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, along with Toyota Tsusho Corporation, announced the line-off of the first Corolla at a new plant in Pakistan. The plant has been built as part of a joint venture with the House of Habib's Indus Motor Company Ltd. Approximately 5,000 passenger cars are expected to be built at the plant in 1993. Future output will increase to an annual level of 20,000 vehicles, with plans to produce commercial vehicles, in addition to the Corolla.
Toyota City―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION brought out its completely revamped Corolla and Sprinter wagon series today, as well as introducing a brand new Sprinter passenger wagon. The series offers new styling, enhanced cargo capacity for the vans, and greater passenger comfort for the wagons. A fulltime 4WD diesel model is also available, and for the first time an SRS airbag will be offered on all vehicles. Domestic sales are expected to reach 7,600 units a month for the Corolla and 1,100 units for the Sprinter.
Toyota City―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION today announced full model changes for its Corolla and Sprinter sedans and Corolla Levin and Sprinter Trueno coupes.
Toyota City―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION announced today that the Toyota Corolla has become the first Japanese car to reach cumulative production of 15 million units. Based on production figures through the end of June, 15,040,200 units have been produced domestically. That puts the Corolla just ahead of the Model T Ford, of which 15,007,033 were manufactured, to become the second best-selling vehicle in the world following the Volkswagen Beetle.
Toyota City―At a special ceremony held this morning at its new Cambridge, Ontario manufacturing facility, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. (TMMC), a TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION subsidiary, rolled its first Canadian-built Corolla off the production line. The roll-off of the blue, four-door, 1.6-liter class Corolla sedan marked the official start of commercial production at the C$400 million automotive plant.
Toyota City―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION today began sales in Japan of its completely remodeled Corolla Van and Wagon lines.
Toyota City―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION has fully remodeled the Corolla and Sprinter Series, which go on sale nationwide today.
Toyota City―TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION is introducing full model changes to two-box models of the Tercel, Corsa and Corolla II for nationwide release from today. Minor changes have also been made in the three-box, four-door sedan models of the Tercel and the Corsa.
Tokyo―The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) presented its prestigious 1985 "CAA Used Car Performance Award" to Toyota Canada on behalf of satisfied owners of the Toyota Corolla―the second such win for the Corolla, and the third for Toyota.
In the ranking of most trouble-free automobiles announced by ADAC (Allgemeine Deutsche Automobil Club, West Germany's automobile federation), Toyota's Tercel and Corolla models took 1st and 2nd place in the medium lower automobile category.
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION today announced the addition of a two-box type "FX" series to its popular Corolla passenger car line, simultaneously releasing the new model for sale throughout Japan.
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION today unveiled major model changes in the Corolla and Sprinter, the first since March 1979, and released the new models for sale nationwide.
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION announced that cumulative production of the Toyota Corolla (passenger cars and commercial vehicles) topped the 10 million mark on March 1, 1983.
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION today put on sale the Corolla "Friendmatic II," the first car in Japan designed specifically for drivers with hand or arm handicaps.
TOKYO―Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. today announced that two new Corolla station wagons have been put on sale nationwide, to meet growing demand in Japan for low-priced, multipurpose vehicles.
Toyota Motor Sales Co. has announced that as of the end of April 1982, cumulative domestic sales of the Corolla series (1300 cc - 1800 cc) topped the 5 million mark.
TOKYO―Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. today jointly announced the addition of five diesel engine sedans in both the Corolla and Sprinter series, together with two diesel powered commercial-use Corolla station wagons. AH 12 new cars went on the market today throughout Japan. These are the first popular-size Japanese passenger cars equipped with diesel powerplants.
Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. has compiled figures for passenger car sales during 1981 (including flash reports for December), which show that the Toyota Corolla was No. 1 for the year, with total sales of 251,005 vehicles. The Corolla has now been Japan's best selling passenger car for 13 consecutive years.
TOKYO―According to statistics compiled by Toyota Motor Sales Company, Ltd., the Toyota Corolla, Toyota's popular-size passenger car, recorded the highest production total of any car in the world in 1980―for a second consecutive year. This was, moreover, the sixth year that the Corolla won this distinction. (The statistics in question include only automakers' domestic production. They exclude the Communist bloc and production by foreign subsidiaries.)
TOKYO―Toyota Motor Company and Toyota Motor Sales Company today jointly announced and placed on sale nationwide fully new Corolla and Sprinter models―the first such updating for these two popular cars in almost five years.
TOKYO―According to totals compiled by Toyota Motor Company Ltd. and Toyota Motor Sales Company Ltd., the Corolla model series―Toyota's all-time top selling vehicle―passed the seven-million-unit cumulative production mark at the end of January.
TOKYO―Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd., announced today that it exported its two-millionth Corolla during July 1976, thus making Toyota the first automaker in Japan to have exported two million units of a single passenger car series. It took Toyota nine years and nine months to set this record.
TOKYO―Toyota Motor Company and Toyota Motor Sales Company jointly announced that a new liftback model has been added to the Corolla and Sprinter series of passenger cars. These new models will be marketed domestically beginning January 14th.
TOKYO―Toyota Motor Sales Company has announced that Toyota's popular "Corolla" and "Sprinter" series have been substantially improved―the first such changes in the 4 years since May 1970. Domestic marketing of the new series starts nation-wide today.
TOYOTA COROLLA IS WORLD'S 4th LARGEST SELLING SERIES; ACHIEVEMENT BASED ON PROPER CONCEPT, TIMING, PUBLIC SATISFACTION
TOKYO―When the Toyota Corolla recently set a 3-million unit cumulative production record to reconfirm its position as Japan's largest selling (and the world's 4th largest selling) car, company executives quietly congratulated each other on the results of some rather remarkable managerial foresight.
TOKYO―In connection with the release of Japan's October new vehicle production, sales and registration figures, Toyota Motor Company has announced that its Corolla has set 3 major long-term records.