Tag: toyota

Eni teams with Venice and Toyota on hydrogen refueling with eye on waste-to-hydrogen

Eni teams with Venice and Toyota on hydrogen refueling with eye on waste-to-hydrogen

September 9, 2019 |

In Italy, Venice is experimenting with hydrogen-fueled mobility, which only releases water vapor from exhausts. This afternoon in Mestre, as part of the events organized by Italy’s Japan Foundation for ‘Japan Week’, the Municipality and the Metropolitan City of Venice, Eni and Toyota signed an agreement to evaluate the construction of a hydrogen refueling station […]

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Toyota to roll out hybrid ethanol Corolla from October but price still unknown

Toyota to roll out hybrid ethanol Corolla from October but price still unknown

July 10, 2019 |

In Brazil, Bloomberg reports that Toyota plans to roll out its hybrid ethanol Corolla in October while planning future roll outs in other Latin American countries with strong ethanol industries including Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. As many as 70,000 of the hybrid vehicles will be produced at the company’s Sao Paolo manufacturing […]

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Japanese car manufacturers to join Indonesia’s B30 road trial later this month

Japanese car manufacturers to join Indonesia’s B30 road trial later this month

May 7, 2019 |

In Indonesia, the Jakarta Post newspaper reports that major Japanese car manufacturers including Toyota and Nissan have agreed to join the government’s B30 trial at the end of this month. The government recently boost the biodiesel blend to 20% despite some pushback from auto manufacturers, and now it is looking to go even further in […]

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Toyota’s hybrid ethanol Corolla to hit the Brazilian market in Q4

Toyota’s hybrid ethanol Corolla to hit the Brazilian market in Q4

April 17, 2019 |

In Brazil, Toyota confirmed the new Brazilian Corolla will be the first vehicle in the world equipped with flex hybrid propulsion. Studies involving Toyota’s hybrid flex technology were announced by the manufacturer in March last year, while production confirmation came in December of the same year. Driving a new cycle of technological evolution in Brazil, […]

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Lallemand and Toyota sign agreement for new cellulosic yeast strains

Lallemand and Toyota sign agreement for new cellulosic yeast strains

March 24, 2019 |

In Georgia, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits signed an agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation to produce and market a new portfolio of yeast strains “TOYOTA XyloAce” for cellulosic ethanol production in North America. Toyota, through the use of gene recombination technology, has recently developed new yeast strains that will play an important role in the […]

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Toyota close to rolling out hybrid flex-fuel vehicles in Brazil

Toyota close to rolling out hybrid flex-fuel vehicles in Brazil

November 14, 2018 |

In Brazil, Bloomberg reports that Toyota hasn’t had to spend a lot of money on “tweaking and some calibration” to get its hybrid vehicles to also run on flex-fuel, allowing for hydrous ethanol to fuel hybrid vehicles. The R&D is almost finished and the Latin American CEO for the company is ready to roll them […]

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Toyota launches prototype of world’s first hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle

Toyota launches prototype of world’s first hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle

March 20, 2018 |

In Brazil, a prototype of the world’s first hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle (Hybrid FFV), debuted in an event Toyota held Monday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Stakeholders including the state government, universities, and the sugarcane association (the Sugarcane Industry Union: UNICA) attended the event. The prototype is the combination of a flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV) that can be […]

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Toyota to build first MW-scale biomass-powered fuel cell plant in California

Toyota to build first MW-scale biomass-powered fuel cell plant in California

December 5, 2017 |

In California, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. will build the world’s first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fueling station to support its operations at the Port of Long Beach. Announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Tri-Gen facility will use bio-waste sourced from California agricultural waste to generate water, […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Tesoro, Toyota

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Tesoro, Toyota

September 27, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconomy. In this slide deck, we looked at Tesoro and Toyota and their direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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Toyota, Isuzu and Volkswagon also say no to Malaysia’s B10 plans

Toyota, Isuzu and Volkswagon also say no to Malaysia’s B10 plans

June 18, 2015 |

In Malaysia, Toyota, Isuzu and Volkswagon have echoed Mercedes Benz’s concerns about blending higher levels of biodiesel, saying their engines top out at 7%.  Mazda says its SkyActiv-D engines are fine with B10 but those models aren’t marketing in the country.

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