Toyota News And Features – 22 May 2015

22 May 2015

The latest from the UK and overseas

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Toyota rewards teenager’s driver-distraction ad concept
A Chicago teenager has won Toyota’s TeenDrive365 Video Challenge with a public service ad concept tackling the distractions faced by young drivers. He picks up a big cash prize and the chance to work with a professional film crew to turn his idea into the real thing.

Performance to the millionth of a millimetre
Latest Toyota research maximising the potential of hydrogen fuel scrutinises the performance of nanometre-sized particles – measured in hard-to-conceive millionths of a millimetre. A new microscope process promises to improve the performance and durability of its fuel cell stack, as used in the forthcoming Mirai saloon. Read more here.

Toyota in to bat as new partner to England cricket
Toyota has signed a new partnership with England Cricket, just in time for this summer’s international test season. The agreement with the England and Wales Cricket Board will see Toyota vehicles driven by top players and personnel and a high-profile presence for the brand in grounds around the country. Read more here.

Toyota and Mazda join forces
Toyota and Mazda motor corporations have agreed to a build a mutually beneficial long-term partnership. Read more here.

Toyota Land Cruiser – please retweet
A pair of robins picked the engine bay of a Toyota Land Cruiser to build their nest and raise a new brood. An offbeat tale from Somerset that’s perfect for the annual “silly season”. Read more here.

Mark Wahlberg: family man, Toyota driver
The Hollywood star’s a family man and a proud Toyota Sienna driver (complete with tints, rims and direct TV feed). He shares the love for his MPV on the USA’s Ellen de Generes Show (from 1:58). See more here.

Toyota comfort stop app
The Restroom Finder is a new app developed by Toyota to help people with disabilities and special needs locate loos and other facilities they need when planning a journey by road. Read more here.

From our blog – Japfest fun
Toyota’s UK blog team joined in the celebrations at this year’s Japfest, with attractions including one of the largest gatherings of classic Corolla AE86 in the country. Read more here.

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