Toyota News and Features – 2 October 2015

2 October 2015

The latest from the UK and overseas

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Toyota Mirai: innovation of the decade
Germany’s Center of Automotive Management selects the 100 most disruptive automotive innovations. Comparison of over 8,000 innovations in the automotive industry of the last decade has resulted with the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle leading the ranking.

Toyota to Show Latest Smart Mobility Initiatives at ITS World Congress
From October 5 through 9, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technologies from around the world will go on display in Bordeaux. Toyota will be one of those hosting an exhibit at the 22nd ITS World Congress. Read more here.

Toyota Wins Green Society Award for Forestry Project
For more than 20 years, Toyota has been developing and maintaining a unique forestry project just a few kilometers from the factories and offices of its corporate headquarters. Known as the Forest of Toyota, the project is expected to receive an award for contributions to a green society from Japan’s Organization for Landscape and Urban Green Infrastructure. Read more here.

Park24 and Toyota to Improve and Expand Tokyo Car Sharing Service Trial
Starting next month, Park24 Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation will expand the scope and scale of their joint car sharing service trial in central Tokyo. Read more here.

Best of the blog: Toyoda Model AA: Finding the world’s oldest Toyota
The ultimate barn-find: We meet the only surviving example of Toyota’s first production vehicle, the 1936 Toyoda Model AA. You won’t believe where it was found. Read more here.

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