At Toyota, we believe an auto company can be a vehicle for change, and we judge our success not just by the cars we make, but by the impact we have in local communities. We’ve contributed more than $600 million to nonprofits across the U.S. since 1991 and remain deeply committed to helping make our planet greener, streets safer and neighborhoods stronger – for today and for the future.
I’m Patricia Salas Pineda, group vice president at Toyota Motor North America with primary responsibility for national philanthropy and the Toyota USA Foundation. Our team is passionate about the philanthropic work we do for communities across the U.S. and we look forward to sharing our experiences with you in the months ahead.
For the past 50 years Toyota has made its mark in America. With 10 vehicle assembly facilities throughout the country, Toyota has continued to develop reliable vehicles that perform well. In fact, year after year the Toyota Camry continues to be the top-selling car in the U.S.
I’m Bob Carter, senior vice president of Automotive Operations at Toyota Motor Sales. In this role, I am responsible for overseeing the Toyota Division and Sales Administration. Here at Toyota we are committed to making quality products. Last year we added four new product quality field offices around the United States. At each of these offices we will be able to look into any potential quality issues and will be staffed with engineers and technicians that will work directly with dealers and Toyota’s U.S. sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance, California to gather data from customers and help determine the root cause of any complaints. Continue Reading
For 40 years, Toyota has employed local talent to help us discover exactly what the people in the community want when it comes to purchasing a new vehicle. At Toyota’s Calty Design Research Facilities in California and Michigan, we have gathered some of the brightest minds in the business to address the needs of communities throughout the U.S. Calty provides design solutions for Toyota product development and supports United States production design, including color and trim. Activities at the facility include research, advanced design, competitive design, production design, and philanthropic outreach. Continue Reading