The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team is far more than the team competing on track. As well as those members working back at TMG in Cologne, and the R&D team in Japan, we are fortunate to enjoy the valued support of world-class partners.
DENSO is one of the largest global automotive suppliers of advanced technology, systems and components, heading toward an automotive society where cars put less drag on the environment and drivers have fewer worries about traffic accidents. Over the years, DENSO and TOYOTA have closely cooperated in the field of car racing. DENSO will continue to supply components and other necessary support to TOYOTA GAZOO Racing contribute to the team’s success.
ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world. Follow ExxonMobil on Twitter at www.twitter.com/exxonmobil.
ZENT Co.,Ltd is an amusement company which develops ‘Pachinko halls’in the area of Aichi & Gifu prefectures in Japan. Currently, we operate 23 premises in the region, among which is the largest hall in Japan. With the catch words "Let's move to the next stage of amusement", we are realizing the future-style amusement.
In accordance with its “Quality Supremacy” principle, AISIN AW has endeavored to develop products that bring high customer satisfaction. The results have firmly established the company as the world’s No.1 manufacturer of automatic transmissions (AT).
We have also pioneered in the field of car navigation systems and is now world-leading in total production.
Furthermore we have developed technologies friendly to the environment, and is designing hybrid systems, electric vehicles and other products that anticipate the future of automobiles.
ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. ZF and TOYOTA enjoy a partnership at the highest stage, because nowhere else can ZF demonstrate the capacity of its components better than in motorsports. ZF cooperates with TOYOTA in developing customized racing clutches and shock absorbers for the WEC. The experience gained in racing is gladly used in research and development work for the automotive industry, providing many advantages for each and every TOYOTA driver.
JTEKT is unique supplier, which have automotive components of JTEKT, bearings of KOYO and machine tools and mechatronics of TOYODA. Focusing on these three product brands, we support development of industry in our high technology and the outstanding quality. Automotive components, such as steering, which contribute "FUN TO DRIVE" and the improvement of environmental performance. Bearings, which support industries and control friction. Machine tools and mechatronics, which are indispensable to manufacturing. Through our consolidated technology, we will be contributing society widely.
Aisin, where “Quality First” is the corporate principle, demonstrates the total power of more than 179 group companies around the world via product lines that cover almost all domains of the automobile, including engine and body related products, transmissions, brake systems and information related. This comprehensive technological capability combines with a wide range of product lines and development and production capabilities as Aisin’s strengths. We are working to inspire our customers by overcoming the barriers of product areas with new ideas and providing high value-added products as systems that pursue safety, comfort and environmental protection.
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) intends to advance its technology, cost competitiveness, and global reach to firmly establish its position as the best steelmaker.
NSSMC will pursue world-leading technologies and manufacturing capabilities, and contribute to society by providing excellent products and service.
Our expertise as a leading brake system supplier, along with our experience using the latest electronic technologies, helps us exceed customer expectations. ADVICS develops outstanding brake systems through our continuous study of vehicle kinematic performance. We strive to provide exceptional vehicle safety and comfort the world over, while being environmentally responsible.
"The concept is racing." RAYS is a global wheel maker providing high performance forged wheels and high quality cast wheels.
RAYS supplies to the top racing categories with our cultivated technology and development capabilities. This technology has been utilized in all our in house and JAPAN MADE wheels. In addition to the Japanese JWL technical standards, RAYS takes pride with an original and higher safety standard; the JWL+R.
The needs for safety, environmental design and comfort continue to increase within the automotive industry. Hayashi Telempu responds to these needs as a total supplier of automotive interior components. Furthermore, we utilizes advanced technologies to manufacture high value-added products which are ahead of the times. Our LCD backlight unit is one example of such products.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Mitsubishi Electric endeavors to be a global leading green company that contributes to society through its technologies. Our power semiconductor devices are key devices for realizing energy savings in power electronics equipment and hold the No.1 market share worldwide. Our automotive power semiconductor devices are utilized in inverters, boost converters and air-conditioners in electric and hybrid electric vehicles.
*As the IGBT module. February 2016 Mitsubishi Electric research.
Ever since the company’s foundation in 1918, OTICS Corporation has steadily grown by continuing to satisfy our customers’ wishes. Especially in the production of valve train parts, the expertise and technology we have developed allows us to cover everything “from development to production” and has earned us a reputation from many customers as a manufacturing supplier they can depend on for their components.
For a bright future, OTICS has made “harmony and effort”, our company policy and “Make More Fans of OTICS with Our Energy and Enthusiasm!”our company slogan, as we pledge to continue manufacturing and providing consistently high quality products.
TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
As experts in materials handling equipment, automobiles, logistics and textile machinery, Toyota Industries carries out business activities in various countries and regions around the world to deliver products and services that customers really need. We are deeply committed to helping to build a more prosperous and comfortable society for tomorrow’s world. Customer’s smiles are the very thing that drives Toyota Industries.
"Great cars are made with great steel." Inheriting that enthusiasm for study and the spirit of creativity that were imparted by our founder Kiichiro Toyoda, we will continue to create new values while pursuing the infinite potential of the material.
We take great pride in contributing to the realization of a global community, the environment and a prosperous life for people by providing products that meet the diverse needs of customers with “one and only” technology.
Toyota Auto Body, as part of the Toyota Group, is moving forward in our efforts to expand our technical domain and overseas operations with products that satisfy customers worldwide in looking toward our vision of “aiming to be a comprehensive manufacturer from development through production of minivans, commercial vehicles, and SUVs, and includes specially equipped vehicles and welfare vehicles”. Toyota Auto Body supports and shares the sense of challenge in the hybrid technology of Toyota Motor Corporation by serving as part of the Toyota strategy through our development and production of vehicles, such as the ultra compact electric vehicle “COMS”.
Toyota Tsusho is working with customers worldwide, capitalizing on our global network in over 90 countries. Our products and services encompass a wide range of areas — metals, automobiles, automotive parts, machinery, energy, chemicals, electronics, foods, textiles, lifestyle materials and more — essential components to create an affluent and comfortable society. By achieving our “breakthrough”, we will create new value on a global scale together with our partners. Toyota Tsusho has challenged and continues to challenge itself, as a group of experts who know how to do business around the world.
Become closer with your family, enjoy a drive with a friend, create lasting memories with that someone special… The many and varied times we spend inside a car can never be replaced. That’s why Toyota Boshoku aims to ensure the time spent there is irreplaceable.
Committed to our passion, every day we push technology to the limits as we research the production of next-generation interior, and filtration & power train components.
TOYOTA MOTOR EAST JAPAN
As a member of the Toyota Group, we work from development to production preparation and on through to the production of passenger cars. We also actively apply the skills and know-how we have acquired in making cars to the development of new products and services.
Toyoda Gosei is a specialist in the field of high polymers, providing rubber and plastic automobile parts from a global network of 67 group companies in 18 countries and regions. We aim to be a global supplier that is trusted by customers worldwide for automobile parts that contribute to safety, environmentally-friendly, and comfortable automobiles and world-class LEDs.
Hino Motors, Ltd. is one of the largest manufacturers of trucks and buses in Japan, and also involved in the motor sports. In 1991, Hino became the first Japanese truck maker to enter the Dakar Rally. And ever since, Hino has finished in all 25 races in which it has taken part. In 1997, Hino surprised the world, becoming the first team to make a 1-2-3 sweep in the truck category. Since then, Hino is till going strong as one of the top teams. (For details, please visit the following website.)
Innovation for Tomorrow.
Daihatsu is an automobile manufacturer with a history of over 100 years, established in 1907 through a consortium of industry and academia as a developer, manufacturer and seller of compact cars for the purpose of domestic production of an internal combustion engines. Daihatsu has the three main pillars of business. The first is the domestic business driven by mini vehicles, and then the overseas business, including local production in Indonesia and Malaysia. As a member of Toyota group, we are undertaking consigned production, joint development and OEM business with Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan, and in overseas markets.
At Tokai Rika, we have refined our technology to be friendlier and closer to our users. Working from their perspective, we are focusing on safety, comfort and security. Tokai Rika offers human interface products that convey people’s intentions to their vehicles, security products that protect their valued vehicles, and safety products that protect their lives. We are contributing to the development of a society in which both people and vehicles exist together. This is our theme at Tokai Rika, now and forever: “Turn the delight into reality”.
Keen mind, daring spirit, and fine attention…
Springs: changing power to motion and motion to power. Limitless possibilities await discovery in the working of springs.
Togo means springs, and as a specialist of automotive small springs, we have been striving to produce high-performance and high-quality springs to meet your needs and trust the power to take and give that every spring conceals. To see what needs discovery, we look ahead to stay ahead. To master springs, we continue to make further advances.
NIPPON PISTON RING
Our main business line is manufacturing /sales of core engine parts such as piston rings and valve seat inserts, etc, and we have been providing our products worldwide to major automakers both in Japan and overseas.
We have been promoting technological research and development with having careful consideration in global environmental issues, so as to satisfy the domestic fuel consumption standards and European CO2 regulations and emission gas control being forced in 2015. Further, we continuously challenge in developing new technology of ①less oil consumption ②emission control ③high performance materials and new surface treatment against biofuel.
TAMACHI INDUSTRIES CO. LTD
TAMACHI has spirit of OHTA MOTORS which has taken an active part in the oldest race in Japan. Currently we manufacture the various parts for Motor Sports and for next-generation development. Our products are engine parts, such as the camshaft and the cylinder head, also power unit parts, etc.
We manufacture in pursuit of the high technology for cutting, grinding, and measurement. TAMACHI challenges manufacturing any materials. And we prize a confidential relation. Our technology is continuing the challenge also medical equipment and care robots.
CD-adapco is the global CFD-focused provider of CAE software.
We offer wide-ranged CAE engineering services in thermal fluid analysis, stress analysis and optimization with our flagship
simulation tool : STAR-CCM+ and STAR-CD. We provide the best
solution to our clients by our strong abilities in software
development and global consulting skills with our motto
"Discover Better Designs, Faster."
The Furukawa Electric Group has kept pace with infrastructuraltechnology of society and industry as an all-around manufacturer of wires and non-ferrous metals.
We have done this under our corporate philosophy "Drawing on more than a century of expertise in the development and fabrication of advanced materials, we will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society through continuous technological innovation."
Our initial fields of business were expanded to include telecommunications, electronics, new materials and automotive products as we continue to meet the needs of society.
As our group philosophy states, the Furukawa Electric Group is committed to continue contributing to making society sustainable by our constant technological innovation.
MAEDA SHELL SERVICE
Since its establishment in 1965, Maeda Shell Service Co. Ltd. has followed a policy of putting customers first and now celebrates its 50th anniversary. Our areas of expertise include the manufacturing and sale of 0.01μ particulate filters for pressurized air and 0.3μ particulate filters for blower air, as well as the manufacturing of casting moulds, trimming press moulds for dye casts, shell core casts for motor sports engines, and shell core casts for prototypes. We also process the precision machining of prototype parts with a 5-axis machining device and the non-electrolytic plating of casting moulds. We have adapted to changing times, and have proceeded to transform and improve for our customers.
FINE SINTER produces and sells various kinds of automobile parts such as SEAT, VALVE and BUSHING, VALVE GUIDE for automobile engines, and pistons for shock absorbers, with powder metallurgy technology. Moreover, FINE SINTER produces and sells brake linings, collector sliders on pantograph for rail cars and compact high performance hydraulic devices. And also produces and sells excellent parts for friction sliding especially. Since the company was established in 1950, FINE SINTER leads the industry as the pioneer of powder metallurgy and receives good evaluation from customers all over the world. FINE SINTER continues to apply to technology development for No. 1 cost competitiveness based on quality first by means of high technical development.
Since its establishment in 1933, Takata has been dedicated to protecting human lives. Takata now supplies automotive safety systems, including seat belts, airbags and child seats, to major automakers in Japan and throughout Asia, Europe and America. Takata first developed full harness racing seat belts in 1996, and since then has supplied racing harnesses for multiple racing categories in Japan and overseas, including formula series such as Formula 1, IndyCar and Formula NIPPON, and touring car competitions – based on modified production vehicles – such as the Le Mans, PWRC, the Dakar Rally, and GT racing.
Toyota, the world's biggest carmaker, and the tyre manufacturer MICHELIN have worked together since the Japanese make returned to world class endurance racing in 2012. The two industry giants have been partners in motorsport for almost two decades. In 1993, Toyota Motorsport GmbH called on MICHELIN's expertise to equip its factory-run Celicas in the World Rally Championship. Toyota and MICHELIN won the Drivers' and Manufacturers' titles together in 1993 and 1994, before marking Toyota's final year in the WRC with another Manufacturers' crown in 1999. In 1998, the Japanese brand took up the challenge of the Le Mans 24 Hours in the prototype class, once again in association with its tyre partner MICHELIN. The Toyota TS020 obtained one pole position and two fastest race laps in the world's most famous endurance race. In 1999, Toyota and MICHELIN announced their partnership in Formula One. After two years of intensive testing, the MICHELIN-equipped TF102 made its F1 debut at the Australian Grand Prix in 2002. The French tyre manufacturer continued to equip the Japanese single-seaters until 2005, when Toyota and MICHELIN came fourth in the F1 World Championship with a score of two pole positions and five podium finishes. In endurance, the 2014 season has seen Toyota with MICHELIN tyres on its TS040 HYBRID capture both manufacturers' and drivers' championship in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).