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Toyota Designers to Chat Live via Facebook and Twitter with Consumers and Media Following Debut of All-New Sedan

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NEW YORK--April 4, 2012:


Media and the public will have the opportunity to participate in a live-streaming video chat with the designers of an all-new U.S.-designed sedan following its debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show Thursday, April 5, 2012.

Viewers will be able to submit questions via Facebook in the chat section and via Twitter using the #ToyotaDesign hashtag.


The panel includes five of the vehicle's four lead designers, along with Kevin Hunter, president of Calty Design Research, Inc., the North American arm of Toyota's global design network.

The panel will be moderated by LinYee Yuan, managing editor of Core77, a leading online publisher devoted to industrial design.


The Toyota Design Live chat is hosted on Toyota's Facebook page at:

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The live video chat is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. EDT on April 5, 2012.