Toyota China Research and Development Center has been renamed as Toyota Intelligent Electric Vehicle Research and Development Center

Toyota China Research and Development Center is now Toyota Intelligent Electric Vehicle Research and Development Center

【Phoneauto News】As the process of automobile intelligence and electrification accelerates, Toyota’s largest research and development base in China, “Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (China) Co., Ltd.” will officially be renamed “Intelligent ElectroMobility R&D Center by TOYOTA (China) CO., Ltd.” (hereinafter referred to as “IEM by TOYOTA”) on August 1st.

At the same time, engineers from Toyota’s three joint venture companies’ research and development centers in China will break down organizational barriers and join the research and development projects led by IEM by TOYOTA. In terms of electrification, Toyota will take a multi-path solution as the core to help achieve carbon neutrality and strengthen the local development of all-round electrified vehicles (BEV, PHEV, HEV, FCEV).

In addition, Denso Corporation and Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. will also cross organizational barriers and participate in the research and development activities of IEM by TOYOTA, accelerating the development of electrified powertrains.

Tatsuro Ueda, President of Toyota China, said, “The Chinese automobile market is developing at an unprecedented speed. As Toyota, we will also make every effort in the Chinese market, unite as a group, and strive for a change in work style and consciousness. By promoting local research and development with IEM by TOYOTA at the core, we will quickly develop and provide products that satisfy Chinese customers and are competitive. The research and development achievements and experiences in China will not only be applied to the Chinese market but also benefit the global market.”

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