For the third consecutive year, Toyota and Lexus vehicles recorded the lowest average of CO2 emissions in the French market in 2014.
According to CO2 emission figures of all new vehicles sold in France in 2014*, Toyota and Lexus vehicles emitted the least CO2 – 105g/km in average. (see the bar chart below: average CO2 emissions by manufacturer)
This is the third consecutive year that Toyota and Lexus topped this ranking.
‘Galapiat’ is a French word, often used in the south of France, which means a ‘turbulent child’ (Larousse dictionary).
The Galapiats, which we will be talking about here, is an association of 35 children, aged 10 to 16, in Grenoble, France.
Helped by 15 adults and volunteers, they spend their Wednesdays, Saturdays and school holidays developing and constructing, from the scratch, vehicles inspired by race cars, adjusted to their scale.
This week our Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF) plant has harvested 38kg of its own honey for the first time and offered it to employees.
Industrial water is used for all production processes in vehicle manufacturing. Next to energy and waste, it is one of the biggest environmental impacts we have in the automotive industry.
Swiss husband and wife Paul and Brigitta Bohlen Jüni are not your average couple. Having met and fallen in love in the Caribbean, they went on to tour Australia together, cementing their relationship with marriage in Namibia. Their honeymoon wasn’t spent reading books on a deserted beach. Instead, they chose to go an epic 4×4 adventure through South America and finishing it off by sailing to the Antarctic on a Russian icebreaker! The end? Far from it. Click through the break to find out. (more…)
The roll-out of a brand-new car is always a tense and unpredictable experience, and so it was again when TOYOTA Racing arrived at Paul Ricard earlier this month for the very first track test of the TS040 HYBRID. Click through to read more. (more…)
When the chequered flag fell at the end of the 6 Hours of São Paulo last year, our TOYOTA Racing team were euphoric for they brought the #7 car back to pick up the team’s maiden victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The team is now geared up to return to this happy hunting ground with an updated aero package and we’ve got an exclusive shot to whet your appetite before the weekend! Click through the break for our Brazil preview. (more…)
The 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship season resumes next weekend in Brazil after a 10-week long mid-year break. To help you get back to racing mood, we’ve got the official TOYOTA Racing feature film from the team’s last race, Le Mans 24 Hours. Watch the short film after the break. (more…)
Welcome to Race Day at Circuit de la Sarthe! We will be covering TOYOTA Racing throughout the weekend on this post with news, pictures and videos. Check back regularly to catch up on everything going on at the race. You can also follow our team live on Twitter @Toyota_Hybrid. Click through the break for our coverage.
The starting grid is now determined. TOYOTA Racing #7 will start the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours race from P5 and #8 in P4. Read our final qualifying report after the break.