Toyota's New Exhaust Purifying Catalyst Reduces Precious Metal Usage by 20 Percent

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Toyota City, Japan, February 22, 2017 — Toyota Motor Corporation announces the commercial availability of a new, smaller catalyst that uses 20 percent less precious metal in approximately 20 percent less volume, while maintaining the same exhaust gas purification performance. The design is the world’s first integrally-molded Flow Adjustable Design Cell (FLAD®) substrate, with a different cell cross-sectional area at the inner portion compared to that at the outer portion. Innovative design and manufacturing technologies have allowed for the mass production of the new catalyst, which will gradually be installed in new vehicle models, starting from the Lexus LC500h later this year. …continue reading

    

Toyota and Shell One Step Closer to a Hydrogen Refueling Network in California

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Torrance, Calif., February 20, 2017 — On February 17, The California Energy Commission (CEC) posted a Notice of Proposed Award (NOPA) outlining subsidies to support hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. Shell, in partnership with Toyota, will be considered for the installation of hydrogen refueling equipment into seven retail stations in the state of California and an award of $16,362,500 to develop those stations. …continue reading

    

Toyota Again Named the 'World's Most Admired' Motor Vehicle Company by FORTUNE

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Plano, Texas (Feb. 16, 2017) – Toyota was once again named by Fortune as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” and named the No. 1 Motor Vehicle company for the third consecutive year in an annual ranking. Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list recognized Toyota as No. 34 among the Top 50 “All-Star” companies surveyed. …continue reading