-  Photo: Toyota

Photo: Toyota

Approximately 150 fleet professionals attended the 2022 Toyota Fleet Executive Meeting held Oct. 17-18 at the Westin Dallas Southlake in the Dallas metroplex area.

The fleet meeting featured senior leaders from Toyota North America, who provided an in-depth product update that included the 2023 Toyota Crown AWD hybrid, all-new Sequoia, the all-electric bZ4X, the Tundra hybrid, and Corolla Cross/Corolla models.

Other sessions included a discussion on electrification and advanced technology and an update on Toyota Data Solutions. In addition, a half-day ride-and-drive featured all Toyota Division models.

Images from the event:

Networking at the opening night welcome reception were the 150 fleet professionals attended the 2022 Toyota Fleet Executive Meeting.  -  Photo: Toyota

Networking at the opening night welcome reception were the 150 fleet professionals attended the 2022 Toyota Fleet Executive Meeting.

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Don Fordiani, general manager, fleet sales for Toyota opened the business meeting with a recap of current supplier challenges and fleet market overview.  -  Photo: Toyota

Don Fordiani, general manager, fleet sales for Toyota opened the business meeting with a recap of current supplier challenges and fleet market overview.

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An overview of the bZ4X was given by Miles Murphy, bZ4X vehicle marketing and communications planner, who predicted that BEVs will make up 12% of total market by 2026.  -  Photo: Toyota

An overview of the bZ4X was given by Miles Murphy, bZ4X vehicle marketing and communications planner, who predicted that BEVs will make up 12% of total market by 2026.

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Cooper Ericksen, senior VP, product, BEV and mobility planning and strategy, announced that in the next 18 months Toyota will launch a product blitz featuring eight new models.  -  Photo: Toyota

Cooper Ericksen, senior VP, product, BEV and mobility planning and strategy, announced that in the next 18 months Toyota will launch a product blitz featuring eight new models.

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Garrett Smith, business development manager for Toyota Data Solutions, spoke about the on-demand data generated by many Toyota models that allows a company to monitor 24 hours a day the condition and location of its entire fleet, including driver behavior.  -  Photo: Toyota

Garrett Smith, business development manager for Toyota Data Solutions, spoke about the on-demand data generated by many Toyota models that allows a company to monitor 24 hours a day the condition and location of its entire fleet, including driver behavior.

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Answering questions from attendees were a panel of Toyota subject-matter experts: Erin Doughty, Kalifa Sprowl, Miles Murphy, Heather Willis, Garrett Smith, Mustafa Jawed, Cooper Ericksen and Don Fordiani.  -  Photo: Toyota

Answering questions from attendees were a panel of Toyota subject-matter experts: Erin Doughty, Kalifa Sprowl, Miles Murphy, Heather Willis, Garrett Smith, Mustafa Jawed, Cooper Ericksen and Don Fordiani.

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(L-R) Susan Peterson of Tony Divino Toyota and three members of the LDS Church – Mark Dibb, Mike Sims, and Joe Paul – along with Rob Larsen, Toyota fleet field manager - West Coast.  -  Photo: Toyota

(L-R) Susan Peterson of Tony Divino Toyota and three members of the LDS Church – Mark Dibb, Mike Sims, and Joe Paul – along with Rob Larsen, Toyota fleet field manager - West Coast.

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(L-R) Bill Burris, fleet marketing & mobility manager, Mark Oldenburg, senior national fleet Operations Manager, Lisa Martinez, fleet marketing analyst of Toyota Motor North America, the team responsible for organizing the Toyota Fleet Executive Meeting.  -  Photo: Toyota

(L-R) Bill Burris, fleet marketing & mobility manager, Mark Oldenburg, senior national fleet Operations Manager, Lisa Martinez, fleet marketing analyst of Toyota Motor North America, the team responsible for organizing the Toyota Fleet Executive Meeting.

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A highlight of the meeting was a ride & drive that featured all Toyota models, with demand for the all-new 2023 Crown hybrid, Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, and the all-new 2023 Sequoia.  -  Photo: Toyota

A highlight of the meeting was a ride & drive that featured all Toyota models, with demand for the all-new 2023 Crown hybrid, Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, and the all-new 2023 Sequoia.

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Toyota Crown is AWD powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder hybrid. A four-cylinder turbocharged Hybrid Max system is available in the top-of-the-line Platinum trim level.  -  Photo: Toyota

Toyota Crown is AWD powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder hybrid. A four-cylinder turbocharged Hybrid Max system is available in the top-of-the-line Platinum trim level.

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All-new 2023MY Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV. The third-generation body-on-frame Sequoia is available in five trim levels in either a seven- or eight-seat configuration.  -  Photo: Toyota

All-new 2023MY Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV. The third-generation body-on-frame Sequoia is available in five trim levels in either a seven- or eight-seat configuration.

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An upfitter display was featured at the ride & drive showcasing Toyota work truck applications from Holman and Knapheide, both Toyota authorized upfitters.  -  Photo: Toyota

An upfitter display was featured at the ride & drive showcasing Toyota work truck applications from Holman and Knapheide, both Toyota authorized upfitters.

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Commercial customers inspecting Sequoia’s new cargo storage area. The Sequoia has a towing capacity rated at 9,300 – 9,520 pounds, depending on trim level.  -  Photo: Toyota

Commercial customers inspecting Sequoia’s new cargo storage area. The Sequoia has a towing capacity rated at 9,300 – 9,520 pounds, depending on trim level.

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Originally posted on Global Fleet Management

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