Toyota Thinks About the Future-2012 North America Environment Report

by Admin on December 6, 2012

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Toyota has released its 2012 North America Environmental Report which emphasizes its commitment to sustainable manufacturing advancements and to leading environmental standards in the automotive industry.  

Toyota has the most fuel efficient passenger car fleet in Canada and remains the hybrid leader with approximately 80% of the Canadian hybrid market.

This report covers Toyota operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico during 2012, including research and development, manufacturing, logistics and sales.

Some achievements in the 2012 North America Environmental Report includes:

  • New eco-conscious vehicles: two within the Prius family – the Prius c and Prius Plug-in Hybrid – and the highly anticipated, all-electric 2013 RAV4 EV manufactured at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Toyota’s award winning plant in Woodstock, Ontario
  • Exceeding requirements under the Canadian Car Company Average Fuel Consumption (CAFC) standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for U.S. cars
  • Ten Toyota North American plants achieved zero waste to landfill
  • Seven percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per vehicle produced (since 2008)
  • More than 600 suppliers and 41 Toyota sites have been internationally-certified environmental management systems
  • A 15 per cent reduction in energy consumption per vehicle produced (since 2002)

To view the full report, please visit: http://www.toyota.com/about/environmentreport2012/

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“Toyota continues to be an environmental leader and believes in improving the quality of our lives at work, at home and in our community,” said Stephen Beatty, Chief Environmental Officer, Toyota Canada Inc. “We strive to be a company that creates environmental technology and innovations by continuing to provide Canadians with sustainable options. Along with our network of dealers, suppliers and stakeholders, Toyota is committed to minimizing our environmental impacts and supporting environmental programs and initiatives in Canada.”

The 2012 North American Environmental Report proves Toyota is committed to being transparent to the public about their operations and their ability to adhere to the highest of standards. Stop by your local Toyota dealer and be a part of the future.

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