Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) is a North American subsidiary of the Toyota Motors Company.
Established in 1957 in California, TMS right now utilizes more than 6,500 individuals and has a strong brand presence not only in USA but also a leading global player. Headquartered in Torrance, California, the company headquarter supervises 14 regional offices, and the company plans to move its headquarters to suburban Dallas, Texas in the coming few years.
The subsidiary is the sales, marketing and distribution arm for Toyota Motor's Toyota, Lexus, and Scion brands. A larger part of Toyotas sold in the US are also manufactured in the US. Those models include Avalon, Camry (the US's top-offering vehicle), Sequoia, Highlander, Sienna, Tacoma, Venza and Tundra. Toyota Motors USA is responsible for sales, marketing, and service of its cars, SUVs, light trucks and cross breeds in 49 states. The distribution is channeled through 1,500 dealerships all in the US. The organization's TRD (Toyota Racing Development) U.S.A. division design, engineers and assembles engines, manufactures chassis and develops other technology for Toyota-sponsored race cars.
The sports utility vehicles that the company sells in North America include the Sequoia, the FJ Cruiser, Land cruiser, the 4Runner, the RAV4 and the Highlander as well as the Tundra and Tacoma. In the United States, Toyota offers the Scion tC, which is a sports model for young drivers. Toyota offers the LFA model under the Lexus brand as the sports model. Additionally, the company also sells the 86 (called Scion FR-S in the United States) which is a compact sports car with a back wheel drive and a front-mounted motor. Toyota offers the RC Coupe which is similar to Lexus, thereby connecting with drivers at emotional level.