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Toyota Named to Fortune's 'World's Most Admired' List


PLANO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2018) – Toyota is named again by Fortune as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” and named the No. 1 motor vehicle company for the fourth consecutive year in an annual ranking. Fortune also recognized Toyota as one of the Top 50 “All-Star” companies surveyed, moving up five spots from last year.
 
Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list is widely acknowledged as the definitive report card on corporate…
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Toyota Unveils 2019 Avalon at North American Interanational Auto Show



The roads of Avalon, the mystical paradise that inspired Toyota’s flagship nameplate, have likely never seen a mid-premium sedan like this. Safe to say, neither has the North American International Auto Show. Until now.  
 
Underpinned by a Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, and powered by a fuel-efficient 3.5-liter V6 or Toyota Hybrid System (THS II) powertrain, the 2019 Toyota Avalon embodies consumers’ overarching desire for high-caliber, design-centric, technologically-savvy modes of attainable, premium…
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Toyota's North American Producation Nearly 2 Million in 2017

Toyota Production in North America Nearly 2 Million in 2017

In 2017, Toyota built 1,983,723 vehicles at its North American vehicle assembly plants. Production volume was down slightly from the previous year total of 2,124,608 vehicles.
 
Toyota’s total vehicle production in North America since 1986 has reached nearly 32 million. Key drivers of this year’s production include low fuel prices, continued stability in the overall economy and strong customer demand for trucks and SUVs.

“Every part and every vehicle…
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Winter Driving Tips To Keep Your Car In Pristine Condition


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Winter is upon us and that means winter driving. Driving in the winter should always include maintaining your car with a little extra care until spring has arrived. 

One of the main challenges of a cold winter is learning how to avoid rock chips and damage that can make your car look horrible and reduce its lifespan.

The good news is that you can minimize your chances of these pesky winter weather hazards and still…

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Toyota Motor North America Reports December 2017, Year-End Sales




Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported December 2017 sales of 222,985 vehicles, a decrease of 8.3 percent from December 2016 on a volume basis. With one less selling day in December 2017 compared to December 2016, sales were down 4.8 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. 
 
For the year, TMNA reported sales of 2,434,515 vehicles, a 0.6 percent decrease.
 
Toyota division posted December sales of 187…
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Kyle Busch Says Toyota Still Has Room to Improve

From Nascar.com

It wasn’t a total makeover, but Toyota teams competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series did put a redesigned Camry on the track in 2017.

Changes in the NASCAR product were made to bring the car more in line with what was being offered to the general public, from an appearance standpoint.

The NASCAR entry was described as “aggressive” by Toyota officials.

Aggressive in the looks department, and by season…

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Windshield Wiper Fluid, As Important as Ever

At Marion Toyota we understand the important aspects that make your vehicle work it's very best, and one of those details that often gets overlooked is the importance of windshield washer fluid. Having your fluids at the proper levels can help to keep your vehicle protected and your family safe. 

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2018 Toyota RAV4 Ready for More Action with New Adventure and LE Hybrid Grades



The original compact crossover, the Toyota RAV4 has for two decades taken its owners on countless urban, suburban and off-the-beaten-path adventures. For 2018, Toyota takes RAV4 even further with a new Adventure grade, adding unique rugged styling, higher ride height and other special features. In addition, RAV4 Hybrid now comes available on the LE grade, offering the same incredible EPA-estimated 34 mpg city and electronic on-demand All-Wheel-Drive system with intelligence (AWD-i).
 
Significantly, all 2018 RAV4…
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Toyota and FuelCell Energy Plan Massive Hydrogen Fuel Project

Toyota and FuelCell Energy announced plans for a megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant at the Port of Long Beach. As part of the deal, FuelCell Energy will build the plant, which will supply hydrogen for Toyota’s fuel cell electric vehicles and heavy-duty fuel cell Class 8 proof of concept truck, the companies say.

The new Tri-Gen facility at the Port of Long Beach will use bio-waste sourced from the state’s agricultural…

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