Scott, 68, brother of fellow director Ridley Scott, left a suicide note in his Toyota Prius, which was parked on the bridge.
And the Japanese-based Toyota corporation will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to aid in relief efforts.
By contrast, Toyota sold just 599 units of its plug-in Prius in April.
Japanese automaker, begun 1930s as a division of Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, named for the family name of the founder. There seems to be no one accepted explanation for the change from -d- to -t-.