|GETTING BACK UP: TOYOTA DONATES RAV4 HYBRID TO VETERAN WHO STANDS TALL|
|NEW YORK – Army Sergeant First Class Jeffrey Hackett knew the house he and his fellow soldiers were trying to clear on Aug. 15, 2011, in Afghanistan could be occupied by the Taliban and armed with improvised explosive devices. He knew exactly what the wire sticking out of the ground meant and immediately turned around, but it was too late.
'The IED went off and the explosion threw me and then I hit the ground,' Hackett remembers. 'At this point I thought I was just knocked down, pulled...[Read more...]|
|Woo-Hoo! Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Joins the Excitement on ESPN Deportes' First-Time Telecast of the Super Bowl|
| ||Torrance, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 -- The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will drive into all the game-day action this Sunday with two humorous 30-second commercials on ESPN Deportes' Spanish language telecast of Super Bowl 50.
Centering on the theme 'same old story,' the campaign aims to spur people on to create original and exciting new stories with the RAV4 Hybrid as their enabler. In the spots 'Lullaby' and 'Gathering' – developed by Toyota's Hispanic agency, Conill – viewers encounter ind...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW GOLF ALLTRACK AND NEW BEETLE MODELS HEAD THE CHANGES|
|Volkswagen also simplifies model lineups to put the emphasis on value
• Golf Alltrack adds all-wheel-drive ability and rugged off-road looks to the fun-to-drive and practical Golf SportWagen
• Golf SportWagen receives 4Motion® all-wheel-drive option
• Beetle range complemented by Dune Convertible, revised Classic models, and limited edition #PinkBeetle
• Driver assistance features added to lower priced trimlines in many model lineups
• Tiguan lineup simplified to value-laden Wol...[Read more...]|
|The All-New 2016 Toyota Tacoma Mid-Size Pickup is Ready to Rock on ... and Off-Road|
|•New V6 Engine, Transmission and Suspension Tuning
•Most Powerful and Most Fuel Efficient Tacoma Ever
•Legendary TRD Off-Road Toughness
•Assembled in North America
The Tacoma Dynasty rolls on! Rebuilt inside and out with an all-new powertrain and enhanced suspension tuning, America's best-selling mid-size pickup for ten years running retains its throne on the mountaintop for dirt stomping adventurers. For decades, Toyota truck owners have come to expect the toughest, most d...[Read more...]|
|THE 2016 NISSAN LINEUP: CHARTING THE CHANGES|
|Nissan is a brand on the move. And on a roll. The past two years have seen the back-to-back introductions of the segment-busting 2014 Rogue and 2015 Murano, which helped drive Nissan to record 2014 calendar year sales of 1,269,565 (+12.2%) in the United States.
Among the models setting all-time annual sales records were Altima, JUKE, LEAF, NV, Rogue and Versa. The Nissan LEAF sold more than 30,000 units in the U.S. – the first time any plug-in vehicle has reached that milestone in a single ye...[Read more...]|
|Restyled 2015 Toyota Prius v Posts Big Numbers in Roominess and Fuel Economy|
|•42-MPG Combined EPA Fuel Economy Rating Tops Set
•More Cargo Space Than Most Small SUVs
•New Front Styling and Taillights Sharpen the Distinctive Design
•Upgraded Entune® Audio and Multimedia Offerings
•Newly Available Power Driver's Seat
•Upgraded Advanced Technology Package Now Includes Automatic High Beams and Lane Departure Alert
TORRANCE, Calif., November 19, 2014 – The Toyota Prius v – the 'big Prius' – gets a new look for 2015. But Toyota didn't mess with the outstandin...[Read more...]|
|THE 2015 NISSAN LINEUP: CHARTING THE CHANGES|
| ||Nissan's U.S. sales have significantly outperformed the industry in 2014, up 12.7 percent CYTD through June. Sales have been led by the recently redesigned Altima, Rogue and Sentra – along with other models such as LEAF (+29.4%), JUKE (+44.9%), Frontier (+22.6%) and NV200 (+439.3%), which have shown strong results month after month. This gives the Nissan lineup great momentum heading into the 2015 model year.
Headlining the changes for 2015 is the upcoming launch of the all-new Nissan Murano ...[Read more...]|