Toyota News And Features – 11 June 2015

11 June 2015

The latest from the UK and overseas

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Newsweek names Toyota as one of the world’s greenest companies
Stand aside Microsoft, Google, Nike and Coca-Cola: Newsweek considers Toyota to be a greener business in its latest annual rankings. The magazine’s survey places Toyota 35th – up 57 places on 2014 – and second among auto businesses.

Petrol-powered RAV4 goes Euro6
The 2.0-litre Valvematic petrol engine featured in RAV4 now meets Euro 6 emissions standards. As a result there are improvements in the model’s fuel economy and CO2 performance, taking it into a lower VED band for annual road tax. Read more here.

Petroleum past, hydrogen future
There’s a new video in Toyota’s series Fuelled by Everything, looking at how young people in a historic Pennsylvania oil town are learning about how hydrogen can be used to generate power.

Grow-your-own Korean style
Toyota in South Korea is encouraging families get back to nature by promoting weekend farming activities. Just an hour’s drive from Seoul, the Ilusan Folk Farm is helping parents and children learn about growing food and each family is given its own plot to tend. Read more here.

Now screening: Toyota at Le Mans
As we approach this year’s Le Mans weekend, Toyota has created a short film capturing the story of its 30 years participating in the world’s most famous endurance race. Read and see more here.

New Avensis – all you need to know
Press pack, images and video footage for the new Avensis range are now live and available for download from the Toyota UK media site. Read more here.

UK factory delivers on unprecedented challenge
Toyota’s Burnaston car plant has met the challenge of starting the production of two new models on the same line, simultaneously – new Avensis and Auris. More than a year of planning was needed to make sure the process ran to plan. Read more here.

Best of the Blog: Jolyon Palmer rates GT86
Lotus F1 test driver Jolyon Palmer has muscled a GT86 CS-V3 race car around Oulton Park and given his views about Toyota’s circuit-prepped coupe. Read more here.

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Toyota social media channels
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Official UK media website
Official Toyota UK blog
Official Toyota UK Facebook page
Official Toyota GB Twitter @toyotagb
Official Toyota UK YouTube channel

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