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Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:53 HKT/SGT

Source: Toyota
Toyota to Showcase at Automobile Council 2017
Introducing 20 years of hybrid technology from the birth of the Prius

Toyota City, Japan, July 21, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation announces its participation at Automobile Council 2017, an event to be held over the course of 3 days from August 4 (Friday) to August 6 (Sunday) at Makuhari Messe (Mihama-ku, Chiba City).

In keeping with the theme of the "20-Year Anniversary of the Prius," Toyota will introduce key highlights of the development of the first generation Prius, as well as the Prius' impact on society, alongside a storied history of the different sources of power used in automobiles.
First Generation Prius

Furthermore, in addition to the first generation Prius and the new Prius PHV, a leading car in the Prius series, Toyota will exhibit the "Toyota Sports 800 Gas Turbine Hybrid" concept vehicle, which was displayed at the 1977 Tokyo Motor Show, and the "TOYOTA GAZOO Racing TS050 HYBRID," which races in extreme endurance races.
Toyota Sports 800 Gas Turbine Hybrid concept vehicle

Toyota understands the importance of this event's goal, to create an automobile culture in Japan, and will continue participating following last year's "50-Year Anniversary of the Corolla" exhibit.

Event Outline
Date & Time: August 4, 2017 (Friday) to August 6, 2017 (Sunday) 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. on the final day)
Venue: Makuhari Messe Halls 4 and 5
Organizer: AUTOMOBILE COUNCIL Running Board
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About Toyota

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014. Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937. Today, Toyota proudly employs 370,000 employees in communities around the world. Together, they build around 10 million vehicles per year in 29 countries, from mainstream cars and premium vehicles to mini-vehicles and commercial trucks, and sell them in more than 170 countries under the brands Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino. For more information, please visit

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July 21, 2017 12:53 HKT/SGT
Source: Toyota

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Automotive
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