Customized Vehicles

TRD develops and manufactures Toyota customized vehicles for special applications and handles vehicles for destinations in Japan and around the world.

Toyota Technocraft manufactures “working vehicles” and customized vehicles for primarily government offices.

Convertibles

Convertibles

Sound trucks

Sound trucks

DMAT vehicles

DMAT vehicles

Road patrol trucks

Road patrol trucks

Exported ambulances

Exported ambulances

Toyota High-Standard Ambulances

Announced in 1992 as a next-generation ambulance, Toyota’s high-standard ambulance, Himedic, was Japan’s first high-standard ambulance. As an expert on medical vehicles, Toyota Technocraft played a major role in everything from planning to developing and manufacturing the vehicle. The Himedic underwent a full model change in 2006, bringing it into its third generation and achieving a new stage in its evolution. Toyota Technocraft continues to develop and manufacture these vehicles and, since their launch, has maintained strong market share with highly-competitive packages.

First-generation Himedic (announced in 1992)
First-generation Himedic (announced in 1992)
Second-generation Himedic (announced in 1997)
Second-generation Himedic (announced in 1997)
Third-generation Himedic (announced in 2006)
Third-generation Himedic (announced in 2006)

Aichi Plant

Vehicle production is done with attention to top quality control at the Aichi Plant, which is located in Tokai City in Aichi Prefecture and features 35,000 m² of floor space, 2 customization plants, a testing building, and inspection lines . Adjoining the Aichi Plant is a Toyota vehicle export center (the Tokai Center at Nagoya Port), which is a production center capable of efficient production and exporting.

Full view of Aichi Plant
Full view of Aichi Plant
Ambulance production line
Ambulance production line

To take medical vehicle technology to the next level, “Toyota vibration damping beds” continue to evolve as a means to reduce vibration through inventive mechanisms.

1992-

Through a combination of parts such as air springs and small-scale multistage rubber bearings, Toyota Technocraft develops vibration damping beds that automatically set the spring constant in accordance with the patient’s body weight.

1997-

A revision of the above model. This model features an air compressor that works with the press of a switch.

2012-

This innovation applies a pendulum mechanism that uses a magnetic spring and damper. Toyota Technocraft develops vibration damping beds with these mechanisms that act like swings which absorb energy that cause the patient to shift in the ambulance bed, reducing discomfort felt when the vehicle accelerates or decelerates.