Toyota Untold

A Business, Automotive and Society podcast
Good podcast? Give it some love!

Episodes of Toyota Untold

It seems like everything has changed in the last eighteen months. Live events and promotions, specifically, are an area that will likely never be the same. This summer, Toyota leaned into this shift with a brand new, all-inclusive event space h
Grab some popcorn, Josh Brooks has a story to tell. As a boy, a classic vehicle in his neighborhood caught his eye — a stunning ‘79 Toyota Starlet. Like most people, though, he’d nod his head in approval and go on with his life… to school, the
Still going strong (and into space!), the “Fast” film franchise is one the highest-grossing the movie industry has ever seen and shows no signs of slowing down. Sure, superstar names like Vin Diesel and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson take top billin
The driver-vehicle relationship is changing quickly. From sensors to cameras, AI and other smart-enabled tech, it’s starting to seem like vehicles are more computer than they are car. In this episode, Toyota research scientists, John Lenneman,
Ask someone to picture a car and most people will imagine a sedan. They're arguably the default vehicle of the modern age... or at least they were. Currently, two SUVs are sold for every sedan and many manufacturers are slowing or ceasing sedan
The Sienna is one of the best-known minivans on the market, with a reputation for being durable and reliable, and, of course, for being the perfect family vehicle. There’s no getting around its suburbia-born cultural associations, so the Sienna
Outdoor enthusiasts around the world depend on Toyota to get them to new and exciting places — and, even more importantly, to get them back. Pack your positive attitude for this adventurous episode of Toyota Untold.  We talk accessibility, capa
Buying a car tends to be a stressful experience... What's the MSRP? How much can you haggle? Do you buy the extended warranty? To lease, or not to lease? Toyota believes these are questions that all customers should be aware of ahead of time to
In the early morning on February 11, 2021, 133 vehicles were involved in a pileup on I-35W during historic winter storms in Texas. One of those involved was MedStar paramedic Trey McDaniel, who was headed to work when his 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser
The MR2 is one of the most revered sports cars of its day, blending fun, features, and affordability in a way only Toyota can do. But what was it about this little sports car that created such a long-lasting love affair for so many petrolheads?
We know that many of you have attended an auto show in the past – some of you might even be regulars. And for those of you who have never been to one, you should definitely make a point of going sometime in the future. There are fewer more rela
Since the Lexus LC500 Convertible was revealed at the 2019 Los Angeles auto show, people have been salivating, just waiting to get their hands on it. And the wait is almost over. This feat of engineering is equipped with the same luxurious inte
We sit down with some of the people who are creating the sound systems in Toyota and Lexus vehicles and they teach us about everything that goes into designing, creating, and testing car sound systems — from the trained listeners who are actual
What do Black Panther, Minority Report, and “The Office” have in common? Some of your favorite characters are driving Toyota and Lexus vehicles! But how do products find their way into these projects? What characters make the best Toyota/Lexus
We know this is a tough and uncertain time for everyone, so we wanted to share this special conversation with Bob Carter, executive vice president of sales for Toyota Motor North America. We discuss Toyota’s role during this time, how the car i
Most of us don’t really think about everything that goes into designing, building, and marketing a car when we drive a new car off the lot. But there are some incredible people putting a lot of time, love, and care into every step of the proces
Every year, football’s biggest game launches the year’s biggest television ads, and Toyota and Lexus are no exception. This year it was Toyota’s turn with “Heroes,” an epic super hero—Super Mom—spot featuring Stumptown and How I Met Your Mother
Rebelle Rally is one of the most unique driving events of the year. Created by Emily Miller, Rebelle Rally is the first women’s off-road navigation rally raid in the United States. Drivers join as teams of two, working together to navigate and
Respect for people is at the heart of Toyota’s DNA. Join Kelsey and Tyler as they dig into the practical and cultural rewards for businesses when they hear from all voices. Our experts on the topics of diversity, inclusion and bringing the full
Great drivers may be born, not made, but it still takes a lot of dirt, sweat, and rides to the track from Mom and Dad to create a champion. Like any other sport, racing needs to spot and develop young talent, and at Toyota, that’s the gig of To
Back in January 2019, President Akio Toyoda unveiled the much-anticipated 2020 Supra at the Detroit Auto Show. Then, in July 2019, thousands of Supra super fans celebrated as they were able to finally get up close, hear the engine, and drive th
Last year, devastating wildfires swept California, destroying the community of Paradise, California. But Allyn Pierce, a local nurse from Paradise, drove his Toyota Tundra — AKA the Pandra — through the flames several times to help his neighbor
Mobility matters because it connects people. So, on this episode, we’re taking a look at the future of mobility, celebrating how innovative engineering is bringing people together, and even learning about a little bit of #loveatlexus. We start
Not a lot of people are aware of it, but there’s a dark underworld of counterfeit vehicle parts — and a lot of well-meaning consumers actually end up buying these parts without ever knowing about it. That’s why Toyota’s Brand Protection group w
Lexus is 30 years young this year, but this luxury car brand has had a monumental impact on the car industry in three short decades. To celebrate, we are going to take you back to the beginning to tell the story of Lexus straight from the leade
Rate Podcast
Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.
Are we missing an episode or update?
Use this to check the RSS feed immediately.