Toyota http://tpr.org en Toyota Cutting Costs By Standardizing Parts http://tpr.org/post/toyota-cutting-costs-standardizing-parts <p>As an example of their effort to standardize more of its parts, Toyota is reducing the variety of air bags it installs in different vehicles.</p><p>Toyota was using 50 different types of airbags to protect driver's knees in all their available models, and has found from a cost savings audit that they can cut that number down to ten.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:29:54 +0000 Eileen Pace 12912 at http://tpr.org Toyota Cutting Costs By Standardizing Parts Toyota USA Foundation Gives Boost To STEM Education http://tpr.org/post/toyota-usa-foundation-gives-boost-stem-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www.toyota.com/about/philanthropy/education/toyota_usa/" target="_blank">Toyota USA Foundation</a> announced it will contribute $100,000 to the annual </span>CORE4<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> STEM Expo for students studying science, technology, engineering, and math. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">toyota USA National Vice-President Pat Pineda said by 2018, 1.2 million STEM jobs will go unfilled.</span></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:42:42 +0000 Eileen Pace 10080 at http://tpr.org Toyota USA Foundation Gives Boost To STEM Education Truck Made in San Antonio Pulls Space Shuttle Endeavor to California Science Center http://tpr.org/post/truck-made-san-antonio-pulls-space-shuttle-endeavor-california-science-center <p>Team Toyota members in San Antonio are making history, along with Space Shuttle Endeavor. On Friday, a Toyota Tundra truck made in the Alamo City will pull the 96-ton shuttle to its final resting place at the California Science Center.</p><p>The Tundra will pull the shuttle a quarter of a mile across the 405 Freeway on West Manchester Boulevard through the streets of Los Angeles.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:30:49 +0000 Ryan Loyd 425 at http://tpr.org Truck Made in San Antonio Pulls Space Shuttle Endeavor to California Science Center