|2017 TOYOTA PRIUS PRIME TAKES TOP HONORS FOR ELECTRIC/HYBRID CATEGORY AT KELLEY BLUE BOOK BEST BUY AWARDS|
|• All-New Prius Prime Among 12 Category Winners at Prestigious Annual Awards|
Los Angeles (November 15, 2016) – The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime was named the Electric/Hybrid Best Buy of 2017 in Kelley Blue Book's annual awards honoring best new-vehicle choices available in the U.S. market.
Of more than 300 new-car models available for 2017, Kelley Blue Book's expert editors narrowed the field to 12 major vehicle categories evaluating the finalists head-to-head to ultimately det...[Read more...]
|Let's Roll Places…Like on the Green Carpet|
|TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 – Lights (LED, of course, for efficiency), camera (digital to reduce waste)…action!
On Saturday, October 22, Toyota and Lexus will celebrate 16 years of partnership with EMA at the 26th annual Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. The award ceremony honors film and television productions that communicate environmental messages in creative and influential ways. This year's honorees include Jaden Smith, Shailene Woodley,...[Read more...]|
|PRIUS ON TOP…TALK ABOUT A BROKEN RECORD|
|April 23, 2016 -- Toyota broke a Guinness World Records™ title today, setting a new record for the most vehicles in a hybrid parade.
The official tally for the parade lap on the Alameda Air Field: 332 Prius owners in attendance.
California has a long and devoted history with Prius as the golden state accounts for 40 percent of the nation's Prius vehicles. Northern California is particularly well-known for its Prius population density.
'The Bay Area is home to hundreds of thous...[Read more...]|
|Vehicle of Choice for Geeks? Toyota Prius c|
|An armada of agents is about to roll out in Toyota Prius c. Their mission: to help people across America get the most from their technology.
Starting today, Best Buy's Geek Squad will dispatch more than 1,000 of the vehicles – fully decked out as the new Geekmobile – nationwide.
With more than five million house calls a year, Geek Squad Agents annually drive an estimated 12.6 million miles (or roughly 20.3 million kilometers, 100.8 million furlongs or 4.2 million leagues). That's a lot o...[Read more...]|
|Toyota Releases Official Campaign Teaser 'Heck on Wheels' Leading Up to Super Bowl 50|
| ||• The All-New 2016 Prius Campaign to Launch on February 7 with Game Day Spot|
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2016 -- Today, Toyota unveiled the 90-second spot, 'Heck on Wheels,' developed with agency of record, Saatchi & Saatchi LA, to highlight the unexpected features of the all-new Prius. The teaser touts the hybrid leader's upgraded performance, fresh suite of safety technology features and sleek new styling.
Viewers will need to tune into the Big Game to learn how the #GoPri...[Read more...]
|2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid And Electric Models Soon To Be Available To U.S. Consumers|
|• World's first dedicated vehicle platform with three electrified low-and zero-emission powertrain choices|
• Ioniq Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient vehicle and Ioniq Electric is the most efficient electric vehicle in the U.S. market
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America has begun the first U.S. media drives of its Ioniq models in the beautiful Santa Barbara region of California, just as new vehicles are appearing in dealerships. The eco-focused Io...[Read more...]
|TOYOTA ANNOUNCES 2017 VALUE PRICING FOR COROLLA, TOYOTA 86 AND COROLLA IM MODELS|
|TORRANCE, Calif., August 22, 2016 - - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Corolla, 86 sports car, and Corolla iM hatchback.
It's got a new name, a new look and higher performance: the Scion FR-S adopts the Toyota 86 identity used in other global markets, as the Scion sports car transitions to the Toyota brand.
For its move to Toyota, the 86 sports car adopts more aggressive styling with a ...[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...]|
|2016 Toyota Avalon: Hushed and Plush, it's the Premium Midsized With a Sporty Attitude and Plenty of Power|
|•New front end styling and other design enhancements; unique front fascia for Touring grade
•New XLE Plus grade for gas and Hybrid versions
•Two suspension tuning levels: sporty for Touring, comfort for others
•Available Toyota Safety Sense-P system
•Avalon Hybrid with EPA-estimated 40-MPG combined fuel economy
The Toyota Avalon has for 20 years set the benchmark for the premium midsize sedan category, an area that has seen additional competitors appear in the last several years. For 2016...[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...]|