TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Europe (TGR-E), formerly known as TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH (TMG), is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TOYOTA Motor Corporation (TMC), established in Cologne, Germany for motorsport and R&D activities.
Around 300 people work within the 30,000m² facility, which includes cutting-edge facilities for design, production, testing and assembly of components and vehicles.
As a TOYOTA technical centre, officially designated as TOYOTA Technical Center TGR-E, the Cologne facility is part of a family of TOYOTA technical centres around the world, each united in their mission and proud to contribute to development of future technologies.
Although primarily an R&D centre for TOYOTA, TGR-E also supplies specialist development and production services to external partners, including organisations and teams working in the top levels of motorsport.
As part of our contribution to TOYOTA’s R&D activities, TGR-E uses the experience, processes and facilities developed through our motorsport activities to enhance the global effort to make ever-better cars.
TGR-E’s purpose is summed up in our company vision: “Creating excitement through team spirit and advanced technology.” Find out more about TGR-E’s corporate vision and mission here.