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Toyota Invests $170 Million in Mississippi Plant

It is springtime in Blue Springs, and plants – such as Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi – are growing. During a groundbreaking ceremony for Toyota Mississippi’s new visitor and training center, the company announced it would invest $170 million to build the 12th generation Corolla using Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA).
The TNGA investment enables the assembly plant to stay competitive globally.
“We will be able to respond quicker and be more flexible in order to meet…
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Toyota Camry Safety Features

The Toyota Camry is all-new this year with an incredible new safety package called Toyota Safety Sense (TSS). Highlander, Sienna, Prius, and the new Camry as well as other models now come standard with TSS, including lane departure alerts, automatic high beams, dynamic radar cruise control, and pre-collision prevention.

Collision seems to be the most important to the latest safety features, as now drivers can actually automatically brake when a collision is detected. The collision prevention feature also sounds an alarm when you are about to have a frontal collision. Currently,
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Toyota Motor North America Reports March 2018 Sales

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Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported March 2018 sales of 222,782 vehicles, an increase of 3.5 percent from March 2017 on a volume basis. With one more selling day in March 2018 compared to March 2017, sales were down 0.2 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. 
Toyota division posted March sales of 195,750 units, up 4.5 percent on a volume basis and up 0.8 percent on…
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Toyota Unveils Tech-Laden and Sporty Fifth-Generation RAV4

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On March 28, the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 makes its global debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. As the original small SUV that created the segment, RAV4 has taken its guests on countless adventures for over two decades, earning the current rank of the best-selling Toyota in the country. For its fifth generation, the all-new RAV4 debuts more powerful, roomier and fuel-efficient than ever before. RAV4 will be showcased alongside Toyota’s…
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2018 Toyota Sienna Serves Kids in Car Seats

If you've got kids in carseats, you may wonder how a three-row vehicle can serve them better. After all, babies and toddlers can't express themselves, and Marion, IL parents must work hard to anticipate their needs. The 2018 Toyota Sienna can help.

There are four seats with LATCH attachments, allowing you to place car seats in the best place for you and the baby. Many models have second- and third-row manual shades to help you block the sun. In every edition, a tri-zone system regulates the temperature for the back rows, improving the flow of air or heat…

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All-New 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Wows at the 2018 New York Auto SHow

  • All-New High-Function, Dynamic Design
  • New TNGA 2.0-liter Four-Cylinder, Six-Speed iMT Manual Transmission, and Dynamic-Shift CVT Offering More Power and MPG
  • New TNGA Platform with Sport-Tuned Suspension
  • Standard Entune 3.0 Audio with 8-inch Touchscreen, Wi-Fi Connect, Amazon Alexa Integration, and Apple CarPlay
  • First North American Application of Standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
  • On Sale in Summer 2018
Talk about going big in the Big Apple! For the first time in North America, Toyota…
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Innovative Technology: 2018 Toyota RAV4

In the market for a new SUV but don’t want to sacrifice technology features? Look no further than the 2018 Toyota RAV4, below are two features that make it one of the most popular cross over SUV’s:
  • Sirius XM Satellite Radio- The 2018 Toyota RAV4 comes with an available Sirius Satellite Radio which allows the driver and passengers the convenience of choosing from over 150 channels to make their driving experience more pleasurable 
  • Siri Eyes Free- The 2018 Toyota RAV4 comes with an available option to connect your...
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Team USA and Team Toyota atheletes Oksana Masters, Amy Purdy, and Evan Strong capture medals

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A group of Team USA and Team Toyota athletes garnered Paralympic Winter Games medals for their performances in banked slalom snowboarding and biathlon skiing on Friday, March 16.
In banked slalom, Amy Purdy and Evan Strong put in strong third-run performances to capture bronze and silver medals, respectively.
“It’s just amazing,” Purdy said. “There’s a much bigger picture here of thinking you can’t do something because you have a prosthetic leg or…
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Mazda and Toyota Establish Joint Venture Company "Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc."

Mazda Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation have established their new joint-venture company “Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc.” (MTMUS) that will produce vehicles in Huntsville, Alabama starting in 2021.

The new plant will have the capacity to produce 150,000 units of Mazda’s crossover model that will be newly introduced to the North American market and 150,000 units of the Toyota Corolla. The facility is expected to create up to 4…
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Toyota Motor North America Reports February 2018 Sales

•TMNA posts best-ever light truck sales for February
•Toyota RAV4 posts best-ever February
•Lexus luxury utility vehicles (LUVS) mark best-ever February

Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported February 2018 sales of 182,195 vehicles, an increase of 4.5 percent from February 2017 on a volume basis. With the same amount of selling days in February 2018 compared to February 2017, sales were up 4.5 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis…
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