Post Tagged with: "Toyota"

Toyota to trial new SiC power semiconductor technology

Using a “Camry” hybrid prototype and a fuel cell bus, Toyota Motor Corporation will bring a brand new technology to the streets of Japan for testing this year. The tests will evaluate the performance of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, which could lead to significant efficiency improvements in hybrids and other vehicles with electric powertrains. Technology Power semiconductors are found[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 Globescan, OEM, Web Exclusive

Air Liquide completes the construction of the first public-use hydrogen filling stations in Nagoya and Toyota

Air Liquide held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of two hydrogen filling stations in the cities of Nagoya and Toyota, located in the Aichi Prefecture of Japan. These two hydrogen filling stations are the first public-use hydrogen filling stations for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles in the central Nagoya area and in Toyota City, respectively. They will make it possible to fill Fuel[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 Uncategorized

Toyota to increase ‘Mirai’ production

Toyota Motor Corporation has recently announced that it will increase production of the “Mirai” fuel cell sedan, which launched in Japan on December 15, 2014. The new plan calls for production to increase from the 2015 level of 700 units to approximately 2,000 units in 2016 and approximately 3,000 units in 2017. Considering the approximately 1,500 orders received in the[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 News, OEM, Web Exclusive

GKN Driveline opens new customer support office at Toyota City

GKN Driveline has opened a new customer support office in Toyota City, in the Aichi Prefecture of Japan. The new office, which will house commercial, engineering and quality staff, has both work and meeting spaces to encourage better relationships with key customers. The new location adds to its two manufacturing sites in Japan; one test centre with a proving ground and[Read More…]

by August 8, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Toyota starts CVT production in China

Toyota starts CVT production in China

Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC’s) vehicle powertrain production subsidiary in Changshu, China, Toyota Motor (Changshu) Auto Parts Co., Ltd. (TMCAP), held a ceremony here today to officially mark the start of localized production of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs), which is a first for Toyota outside Japan. Production of transaxles for hybrid vehicles―also a first for Toyota outside Japan―is scheduled to begin[Read More…]

by August 3, 2014 Events, Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Energy Saving: Proactive or Reactive?

Energy Saving: Proactive or Reactive?

T Murrali With rising competition coupled with ever increasing operating cost the challenge for any component manufacturer to stay afloat is to contain the cost of manufacturing. This is gaining significance since these issues directly hit the bottom line and may even pave the way for organisations to exit the business. However, options to contain variable costs are falling due[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Cover Story
Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts honours SKF India for on-time delivery and quality

Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts honours SKF India for on-time delivery and quality

SKF India today received a certificate of appreciation from Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts (TKAP) for on-time delivery and quality, during their annual supplier meet. The certificate was awarded to Anil Jaiswal, Sales Head, Powertrain & Electrical Business, SKF India by Yuji Hiraoka, Managing Director, TKAP. This certificate recognises SKF India for meeting stringent quality standards and to achieve zero ppm[Read More…]

BorgWarner’s New low-friction HY-VO Chain Drives Transfer Cases for Toyota and Lexus

BorgWarner’s New low-friction HY-VO Chain Drives Transfer Cases for Toyota and Lexus

Global auto component major BorgWarner has introduced its next-generation HY-VO chain drives transfer cases for the Lexus GX and the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, 4Runner, Tacoma and FJ Cruiser. Specifically engineered to reduce friction, the chain improves efficiency and helps increase fuel economy. BorgWarner produces HY-VO chain for these applications at its facility in Japan. “Using our state-of-the-art testing and[Read More…]

by June 13, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive

Toyota Kirloskar suspends production due to labour unrest

 Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has suspended production at its two manufacturing facilities in Bidadi industrial area near Bangalore with effect from Sunday, March 16. The company in a statement said that it has locked out the plants since Sunday after the failure of talks between the management and the workers union over wage negotiation followed by labour unrest in the factory premises. This has resulted in[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive