Toyota Works To Build a Sustainable Future

Toyota Supports Gold Star Spouses and Families

 


Toyota Financial Services recognizes the sacrifice made by military service members and their families, introducing a new program that waives the remaining lease payments for military customers who die or become catastrophically injured in the line of duty.

The relatives of U.S. military members who have died while serving their country, for those who don’t know, are called Gold Star families. Toyota’s new program not only extends to Gold Star families, but it also includes service members who have been catastrophically injured.

If you are in need of utilizing this assistance, Toyota lease customers or their family…

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Make Sure Your Car Seat is Safe During National Safety Month

 


One of the leading causes of childhood deaths is preventable and you may be doing something incorrectly.  What if you found out that the problem is an issue with your car seat.

Buckle Up for Life is a national safety program from Toyota and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center that educates parents and caregivers about the proper use of car seats, booster seats and seat belts.

Since launching back in 2004, Buckle Up for Life has impacted more than 100,000 people and given more than 60,000 car seats to families in need. But the work is far…

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The 2019 Toyota Sienna

 


The 2019 Toyota Sienna is a family van that has seen some exceptional updates. The Sienna features the latest technological advances, with Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay for all grades, as well as some new options available for the LE and SE grades.

For 2019, the Sienna receives an AWD drivetrain option for the SE grade. The Sienna SE AWD offers 18-in. 6-spoke gunmetal-finished alloy wheels, as well as 7-passenger seating with removable perforated leather-trimmed second-row lounge seat captain’s chairs with long-slide feature. The existing SE Preferred Package has been upgraded as well with Rear Park Assist Sonar and…

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2020 Toyota Highlander

 


Toyota is on a major roll with new SUVs, especially now that the next-generation of the three-row 2020 Highlander has debuting at the New York International Auto Show.

Just as the first RAV4 launched the compact crossover SUV segment 22 years ago, the original Highlander redefined the midsize family SUV when it arrived in 2001. Back then, it was a time when most midsize SUVs were truck-based, however, the Highlander’s unibody structure with four-wheel independent suspension quickly became the template for a new segment of more comfortable and family-friendly SUVs. Then, after adding a third row, the Highlander not…

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2019 Toyota Camry

 


The 2019 Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in America for the past 16 years, continues to build on its already thrilling style, performance, and innovative safety and technology. The continued excitement over the eighth-generation sedan is the result of its total evolution that first debuted last model year.  The 2019 Toyota Camry has gone from a proven, dependable and safe car to one that adds a more exciting character, thanks to its much talked about newfound performance and style.

The Camry development team aimed for a design concept that achieves strong harmony between refinement, as well as a sensual athletic…

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2020 Toyota Tacoma Adds Host of New Upgrades

 


With competition in the midsize pickup segment heating up, the Toyota Tacoma says, “Bring it.” The Tacoma has been America’s best-selling midsize pickup for 14 years running, and the 2020 models are slated to be the best-equipped ever.

The Toyota Tacoma is often a perennial award winner for segment-leading value. The Tacoma line has set out to boost its appeal for 2020 with revised styling, expanded multimedia tech, added comfort and convenience features and, for the TRD Pro, additional off-road tech.

The Toyota Tacoma pickup, which features a design that is inspired by Toyota’s legendary desert race trucks…

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2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition

 


After six decades as a SUV icon, the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition is designed to meld exclusive design with added function. The Land Cruiser Heritage Edition honors this legendary vehicle’s continuous evolution, from a bare-bones, mountain-climbing 4x4 to now a world-renowned, full-capability premium-luxury utility vehicle. The Heritage Edition celebrates the Land Cruiser’s continuous place in Toyota’s U.S. lineup since 1958. For the 2020 model year there will be 1,200 Heritage Editions available, with vehicles going on in late summer of 2019.

The 2020 Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, only offered as a two-row model…

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The Legend Returns - Say Hello to the 2020 Supra

 


The legend is returning! We’re excited to welcome back the Supra!

The fifth-generation GR Supra made its official debut in January 2019 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This debut has ended years of both speculation and anticipation among car enthusiasts around the world who have been clamoring for the return of this vehicle.

The 2020 Supra will be available in two grades – 3.0 and 3.0 Premium. In addition, there will also be a Launch Edition which will be based on the 3.0 Premium grade.

Look forward to an exhilarating blend of power…

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Be Ready for the Busy Holiday Travel Season

 


The busy holiday travel season is upon us and this year, AAA is forecasting that more than one-third of Americans will be traveling for the season, which is an increase of 4.4% over last year. The biggest increase in travel since AAA has been tracking the statistic, starting back in 2001.

The majority of travelers will be doing so by vehicle and it’s expected that most drivers will experience the greatest amount of congestion prior to the actual holiday week, starting on Wednesday, December 19, as both regular commuters and holiday travelers mix together on the roadways. The…

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

 


The 2020 Toyota Corolla was already big news for 2019. The Corolla has seen a complete bumper-to-bumper, fully encompassing transformation.  But wait, there’s more! In addition to these massive changes, there’s also going to be a new hybrid Toyota Corolla model introduced that achieves at least 50 mpg combined fuel economy (projected). That makes the 2020 Corolla Hybrid the most fuel-efficient model to ever wear the model name.

 The newly updated design isn’t the only incredible thing about the Corolla Hybrid. This high-efficiency model adapts the latest Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive from the new-generation Prius, already proven…

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It’s Earth Month and this month, Toyota is reaffirming its goal to a sustainable future as it works toward the goals of its Global Environmental Challenge. This goal sets sustainability targets for the company that they wish to meet by 2050. In North America, the efforts the company are taking to protect the natural world, minimize environmental impact, and help create a net positive value are found in four key areas: Carbon, Materials, Water, and Biodiversity.

Here is how Toyota is looking to achieve these goals in these four areas:

- Materials: Aiming to conserve natural resources, eliminate waste disposal and share know-how. For example, in North America, Toyota’s put forth a data tracking system to annually track the amount of packaging that is being used and there is a global target to reduce packaging material use by 5% by 2021.

- Carbon: To address climate change, Toyota is aspiring to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from operations. In addition, they are looking to establish longer-term targets to achieve zero emissions by 2050. Toyota also pledges to reduce vehicle emissions 90 percent from a 2010 baseline by 2050 by offering vehicles with alternative powertrains and working to expand PHV, EV and FCV infrastructure.

- Water: Toyota will continue to manage and preserve this important resource and it pledges to reduce absolute water withdrawals from North American operations by incorporating waterless manufacturing technologies and adopting water conservation and recycling technologies. In addition, by 2050, Toyota will establish closed loop systems with 100 percent recycled/reused water.

- Biodiversity: Toyota is pledging to conserve natural habitats by 2050, as well as partner with third parties to help protect globally recognized hotspots. In addition, Toyota will engage in projects that protect biodiversity. Toyota also has a goal to work to protect threatened and endangered species living near its sites as well as certify all major facilities to a recognized, high standard conservation certification.

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