News Archive

The archived Toyota UK news items.

Apprentices from Toyota Manufacturing UK go back to school

A group of apprentices from Toyota Manufacturing UK’s external apprenticeship scheme aim to make outdoor learning more exciting for children at two local schools.

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His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester visits Toyota Burnaston plant

Team UK at EuroSkills 2016

After excelling in the National Finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions, two Toyota Manufacturing UK apprentices, Sam Hillier (Burnaston, Derbyshire) and Tom Revell (Deeside, Flintshire), have been selected to represent Team UK.

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Toyota Donates Over £220000

Toyota demonstrated its long-standing commitment to supporting local charities and community groups when it distributed the proceeds of its 2015 corporate and employee fundraising.

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Toyota Manufacturing UKs Engine Plant to Produce Next Generation Hybrid Engines

Toyota Manufacturing UK is to build next generation hybrid engines at its Deeside plant in North Wales for a future Toyota crossover model based on the company’s C-HR concept car.

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Toyota Manufacturing UK Apprentices success at the 2015 WorldSkills UK Skills Competition

Toyota Manufacturing UK Apprentices have won Gold and Bronze medals in the National Finals at this year’s UK Skills show and four of the competitors have been named in Squad UK for World Skills Abu Dhabi in 2017

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Sand martins can bank on Willington

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has completed a new sand martin bank and accessible viewing platform at Willington Gravel Pits, thanks to help from its corporate supporters.

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Toyota Manufacturing UK Apprentices excellence shines through

Following five days of intense competition in the World Skills competition 2015, two Toyota Manufacturing UK Apprentices representing the UK, Andy Smith and Robyn Clarke, have received medallions of excellence on behalf of the country.

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Apprentices from Toyota Manufacturing UK Take Time Out to Offer a Helping Hand

A group of apprentices from Toyota Manufacturing UK’s external apprenticeship scheme are using time during their course as an ideal opportunity to give some overgrown land a much needed facelift at the YMCA in Derby.

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Apprentices from Toyota Manufacturing UK rejuvenate memorial garden

A group of apprentices from Toyota Manufacturing UK’s external apprenticeship scheme are lending their support to the Royal Tank Regiment to help preserve the history of their site at the National Arboretum in Alrewas.

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Toyota makes a difference to local children

Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust has awarded the Lucy Prince Community Grant to Umbrella Derby and Derbyshire to facilitate the set-up of a new support group which will be the first of its kind in the local area.

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Toyota donation drives students learning

Students at Stephenson College in Coalville will gain valuable hands-on experience following the donation of vehicles and parts from Toyota Manufacturing UK.

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Toyota Manufacturing UK Apprentices head for Sao Paulo

Toyota Manufacturing UK Apprentices head for Sao Paulo in the 2015 World Skills International Competition
 

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Toyota Manufacturing UK makes final stage

Toyota Manufacturing UK has made the final stage of the 2015 Responsible Business Awards, run by Business in the Community, the Prince’s Responsible Business Network.

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Toyota Funds Heart Screening Session

The Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust has funded a heart screening session for local people following a donation to The Friends of Sam Wright.

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Toyota reach 1 million pound target for NSPCC

Toyota Manufacturing UK celebrate reaching their fundraising target of £1 million for the NSPCC which has benefitted projects supporting children in Derbyshire and North Wales.
 

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And the Winner is

Toyota Manufacturing UK is proud to announce the winner of the specially created Toyota Auris which it donated as star prize in Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day prize draw.

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Skills Minister Nick Boles Visits Toyota Manufacturing UKs Apprentice Development Centre

Minister meets young apprentices and learns about Toyota’s commitment to skills training and the Trailblazers apprenticeship programme.

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Toyota crowned Britains best Training Partner

At the 2015 SEMTA Skills Awards, Toyota Manufacturing UK was awarded Training Partner of the Year.

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Charities can Trust on Toyotas continued support

Toyota will demonstrate its long-standing commitment to supporting local charities and community groups when it distributes the proceeds of its 2014 corporate and employee fundraising. Over £166,000 has been raised to benefit charities and local projects in Derbyshire and North Wales.

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Charities can Trust on Toyotas continued support

Toyota will demonstrate its long-standing commitment to supporting local charities and community groups when it distributes the proceeds of its 2014 corporate and employee fundraising. Over £166,000 has been raised to benefit charities and local projects in Derbyshire and North Wales.

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Fourth consecutive year of sales growth for Toyota Motor Europe

  • Toyota Motor Europe (TME) sales exceeded 888,000 units this year, up by 4.6%, better than the estimated market(1) growth of 1.5%
  • All time hybrid sales record of over 178,000 units, up 13% from 2013
  • TME’s market share reached 4.8%
  • Lexus sales up by 23%, reaching 53,230 units, with hybrid representing 98% of sales in Western Europe
  • Top Performers : Yaris (181.000 units), Auris Range (142.000 units), RAV4 (101.000 units) - Corolla (83.300 units) and Camry (40.000 units) specifically in Eastern Europe
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Toyota helping to drive unemployed young people back to success

For the third consecutive year, Toyota Manufacturing UK has worked with young people from the YMCA to provide them with skills and experience to get into work or further education.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Promotes Values of Children

Chancellor of the Exchequer promotes values of childcare with visit to workplace nursery at Toyota's Derbyshire factory.
 

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Support is Absolute

Toyota Manufacturing UK has been supporting the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust through the recycling of redundant IT equipment through a joint initiative with Absolute IT.

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Toyota and Unite sign new Agreement for a stronger future

Toyota Manufacturing UK and Unite the Union have today signed a revised recognition agreement.

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Toyota Harvest Solar Energy to Power UK Engine Production

Toyota UK switch on almost 13,000 solar panels today (21 August) to power the car manufacturer’s Deeside factory in North Wales.
 

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Toyota Help to Paint a Brighter Future

Now in its fifth year, the Lucy Prince Award for 2014, awarded by Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust, goes to the Play and Recycling Centre in Derby.

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Engineers of the future showcase innovative design solutions

Aspiring young engineers from schools in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Flintshire demonstrated their innovative solutions to engineering challenges at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s showcase event.

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Toyota Manufacturing UK awarded Big Tick

Toyota Manufacturing UK has been recognised with a ‘Big Tick’ as part of the prestigious Responsible Business Awards 2014, which are run by the charity Business in the Community.

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Toyota Forges Ground Breaking Long Term Partnership With Kew Gardens

Toyota Forges Ground Breaking Long Term Partnership with Kew Gardens to Foster Biodiversity at its UK Operations

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Toyota Gives And Rosliston Forestry Centre Gains

A team of employees from Toyota Manufacturing UK gave their support to Business in the Community’s (BITC) national day of volunteering at Rosliston Forestry Centre on Friday 16th May.

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Derby Announce Toyota Deal Extension

Derby County Football Club is delighted to announce that Toyota Manufacturing UK has extended its partnership with the Rams for a further three years.

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A million reasons to Trust us

Since it was formed in 2008 the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust has donated over £1 million to local charities and organisations.

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Car factory wins Skills Innovation Award

Toyota Manufacturing UK has been crowned champion of Skills Innovation at the inaugural Semta Skills Awards.

 

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Toyota helping to drive unemployed young people back to success

Toyota helping to drive unemployed young people back to success

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Toyota in the Driving Seat as they Support Reforming Apprenticeships

Improved Apprenticeships, which will bring greater focus on quality for the learner and ease of use for employers, were unveiled by the Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron MP earlier this week.

 
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Signing Marks Bright Future For Derbyshire's Japan Link On 15th Anniversary Celebration

Council leaders in Derbyshire have further strengthened a long-standing international link which has brought thousands of jobs and £1.4bn pounds in investment to the county over the last 15 years.

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Toyota Chair Support

Pupils at The Pingle School in Swadlincote will have the opportunity to spend their break and lunch times in a more positive and stimulating environment, thanks to a grant from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Toyota Drop In and Support

Engaging the youth of Belper will be a little easier thanks to a grant from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Toyota Opens its Doors Hoping to Inspire Students

Young people across Staffordshire and Derbyshire will gain an insight into the diverse range of careers available within the manufacturing sector as pupils from local schools visit Toyota Manufacturing UK as part of the Government’s “See Inside Manufacturing” initiative.

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UK H2Mobility Launches New Website to Promote the Potential of Hydrogen Fuel

The work of the UK H2Mobility project to secure the opportunities and benefits of hydrogen fuelled transport is showcased in a new, dedicated website.

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The Lucy Prince Community Grant Award

Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Lucy Prince Award, awarded by Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust, goes to Derby Cruse Bereavement Care.

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Aspiring young engineers showcase innovative design solutions

Aspiring young engineers showcase innovative design solutions

 

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Research chemist behind discovery among trio receiving honorary degrees

Research chemist behind drug discovery among trio receiving honorary degrees

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Multi million pound fund boosted to support growing businesses across England

Multi Million Pound Fund Boosted To Support Growing Businesses Across England

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Toyota donation supports hands-on learning

Students at Derby University will gain valuable hands on experience following the donation of five vehicles from Toyota Manufacturing UK.

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Toyota Increases Its British Manufacturing Output

Toyota opened a new chapter in its European operations today with the official start of production of the new Auris Touring Sports at Toyota Manufacturing UK's (TMUK) Burnaston car plant.

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Race to Victory

Pupils from Schools in Essex and London are celebrating success after driving off with the top prizes in the national final of the Toyota STEM Challenge.

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Toyota Grants Fun Outdoor Learning at Derwent Community School

Engaging children will be a lot easier for staff at Derwent Community School, Derby, thanks to a donation from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Trusting his legs for the good of the heart

Toyota employee Kev Potter from Hatton is riding from John O’Groats to Land’s End a staggering 923 miles in six days. He is undertaking this to support the local community through the work of the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust and the charity Heartlink at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester.
 

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Toyota Gives and Rosliston Forestry Centre Gains

A team of employees from Toyota Manufacturing UK are giving their support to Business in the Community’s (BITC) national day of volunteering at Rosliston Forestry Centre.
 

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Creating an environment to be proud of

A team of employees from Toyota are giving their support to Alfreton Park Community Special School sixth form – Alfreton Learning Further Education (ALFE) the benefactor of the Trust’s 2012 Lucy Prince Community Award to improve the outdoor learning and social space within the grounds.

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Secretary of State for Wales visits Toyota Deeside plant to celebrate

Toyota UK’s Engine Plant, located in Deeside, North Wales today welcomed the creation of 70 jobs at the plant in order to meet increased demand.

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Charities Trust in Toyota for support

 

Toyota will demonstrate its long-standing commitment to supporting local charities and community groups when it distributes the proceeds of its 2012 corporate and employee fundraising.

 

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Toyota Manufacturing UK appoints new Managing Director

Mr Shigeru Teramoto is appointed Managing Director of Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd with effect from 1st January 2013.

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Toyota Supports Reading Time at Horsley CofE Primary School

Learning to read will be a lot more fun for children at Horsley C of E Primary School in Derbyshire, thanks to a donation from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Toyota Helps to Brighten Up Lunchtime Activities

Children from Coton-in-the-Elms (C of E) Primary School are benefiting from improved outdoor provision, thanks to a donation from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

 

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Toyota Celebrates Start of New Auris Production at Burnaston

Business Secretary Vince Cable welcomes Toyota investment in UK manufacturing, jobs and skills

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His Royal Highness The Duke of York visit Toyota Burnaston plant

His Royal Highness, The Duke of York will visit Toyota’s Burnaston Plant, Derbyshire on 26th June 2012.

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Continuing Commitment to Local Charities

Now in its third year, the 2012 Lucy Prince Award, awarded by Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust, goes to Alfreton Park Community Special School.

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Aspiring young engineers to showcase design solutions

Aspiring young engineers from schools in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Flintshire will demonstrate their innovative solutions to engineering challenges at a showcase event.

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TOYOTA VISIT LOCAL SCHOOLS AIMING TO INSPIRE STUDENTS

Young people across Staffordshire and Derbyshire will gain an insight into the diverse range of careers available within the manufacturing sector as Toyota Manufacturing UK employees visit local schools as part of the Government’s “See Inside Manufacturing” initiative.

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Toyota Celebrate 20 Years of Manufacturing in Britain

Just a few days after the European premier of the next generation Auris, the Derbyshire factory that will build them celebrates 20 years of vehicle production in the UK. 

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Toyota grant helps to make learning a lot more fun

Children in the reception classes of Wren Park Primary School in Mickleover will be able to learn whilst they play, thanks to a donation from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Toyota Technology Challenge - National Final

The Toyota Technology Challenge National Final will take place on Saturday 26th May 2012 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd, Burnaston, Derbyshire.

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Toyota Technology Challenge - National Final

The Toyota Technology Challenge National Final took place on Saturday 26th May 2012 at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s Burnaston Plant concluding months of hard work and preparation for participating schools.

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Toyota Supports Environmental Vision

Community volunteers work to ensure public access to the Lumsdale Valley will continue with the support of a grant from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Charities Trust in Toyota for support

Toyota will demonstrate its long-standing commitment to supporting local charities and community groups when it distributes the proceeds of its 2011 corporate and employee fundraising.

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Toyota strengthens commitment to UK Manufacturing

Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes Toyota’s further investment in British jobs and manufacturing

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Toyota opens its doors to inspire students

Young people across Derbyshire got a glimpse of what it is like to work within manufacturing as Toyota Manufacturing UK opened the doors of its vehicle manufacturing plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire to students

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Toyota opens its doors to inspire students

Young people across Wales got a glimpse of what it is like to work within manufacturing as Toyota Manufacturing UK opened the doors of its engine manufacturing plant

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Supporting the Hungry

The second recipient of the Lucy Prince Award is the Arena Community Foodbank in Ilkeston, this continues to demonstrate Toyota’s commitment to support local charities.

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Toyota Lights The Way

Senior management from Toyota and British Gas today marked the start of electricity generation at one of the UK's largest solar panel arrays.

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Aspiring young engineers to showcase design solutions

Aspiring young engineers from schools in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Flintshire will demonstrate their innovative solutions to engineering challenges at a showcase event.

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Ministerial Visit

Manufacturing Minister Mark Prisk joined teachers and careers officers as Toyota opened the doors of its UK factories to launch its support for See Inside Manufacturing

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Japan export boost for british-built Avensis

The Toyota Avensis, built exclusively at Toyota’s UK factory in Burnaston, Derbyshire, is to be exported to Japan.

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Toyota collects prestigious environmental awards

Toyota’s long-standing commitment to the environment has been again recognised with two National prestigious environmental awards

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Toyota helps to "green up" outdoor play area

Outdoor learning will be greener for children of Stanton Primary School, Burton, thanks to a donation from Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Toyota achives UK car industry first

Solar array at Toyota’s Derbyshire plant to produce 4,600,000 kWh per year (equivalent power to brew 150 million cups of tea)*

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The Lucy Prince Community Grant Award

Toyota will once again demonstrate its long standing commitment to supporting local charities. Now in its second year, applications are currently being welcomed for the Lucy Prince Community Grant Award.

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Toyota supports schools environmental vision

The youngsters of Riddings Infant and Nursery School will have a birds eye view of what’s happening in their playground thanks to a grant from Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust.

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Toyota Technology Challenge - Solar Category

The Toyota Technology Challenge National Final took place on Saturday 21st May 2011 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK’s Burnaston Plant concluding months of hard work and preparation for participating schools.

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Toyota Technology Challenge - National Final

The Toyota Technology Challenge National Final took place on Saturday 21st May 2011 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK’s Burnaston Plant concluding months of hard work and preparation for participating schools.

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Charities Trust in Toyota for support

Toyota will demonstrate its long-standing commitment to supporting local charities and community groups when it distributes the proceeds of its 2011 corporate and employee fundraising.

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A Fitting Donation for Students

Pupils at Wilsthorpe Community School in Long Eaton have been gaining valuable hands-on experience following the donation of a car, and two engines from Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd.

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