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2020 Toyota Supra,, Iain Shankland

A Legend Returns – The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Unveiled In World Premiere @NIAS2019

TORONTO – JANUARY 14, 2019. In January 2019, the fifth-generation GR Supra, made its undisguised world debut at the North American International Auto Show (NIAS) in Detroit. Behind the new Supra is a 50+ year lineage of single Toyota sports and GT cars – ahead of it awaits the world’s great driving roads, some of which were used to develop this all-new Toyota. The 2020 Supra goes on sale in the summer of 2019 with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $49,990.

2018 Toyota Camry,

All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Launches At North American International Auto Show

All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Gains Emotionally-Charged Design and Performance Experience New gas and hybrid powertrains generate more horsepower and greater estimated MPG Standard Toyota Safety Sense-P DETROIT, January 9, 2017 – Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in America for the past 15 years, is about to ruffle some feathers. The eighth-generation sedan has gone through a total evolution, from a proven, dependable and safe car to one that also possesses a more exciting and emotional character, thanks to its newfound sporty performance and style.

New 2017 Toyota Camry Offers Bold styling, Refined Interior, Driving Fun + Hybrid Models

There are many reasons to love the 2017 Toyota Camry – one outstanding mid-size sedan (TORONTO, ON – August 18, 2016) There are many reasons to love the Toyota Camry: What are yours? Get behind the wheel of the 2017 Camry and find out. New for 2017, the popular and sporty Camry XSE V6 is enhanced with extra safety features, which includes a Pre-Collision System, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert and Automatic High Beam technologies. Meantime, the Camry SE offers extra cold-weather comfort with the addition of heated front seats as standard. “The Camry is the top selling intermediate passenger car in North America – and now is the perfect time for Canadians to discover why,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice-President, Toyota Canada Inc. “Whether it’s the style, the handling or the impressive list of standard features, the Camry stands out from the crowd by any measure.” Every 2017 Toyota Camry and Toyota Camry Hybrid delights the eye, with bold exterior styling and an upscale interior with premium, soft touch materials throughout. Advanced instrumentation and intuitive controls …

Lexus and Toyota Will Make Automated Braking Standard on Nearly Every Model and Trim Level by End of 2017

 Four Years Before NHTSA Industry AEB Target NEW YORK, N.Y., March 21, 2016 – Advanced automatic safety technology that was once available on only the most expensive new vehicles is about to be included as standard equipment on almost every Lexus and Toyota model and trim level in the United States. Announced today at the New York Auto Show, Toyota will begin to include the Lexus Safety System+™ and Toyota Safety Sense™ packages, anchored by automatic emergency braking (AEB), on almost every new vehicle by the end of 2017. The announcement marks a major commitment by Toyota to help save lives and reduce highway injuries.  Making Lexus Safety System+™ and Toyota Safety Sense™ standard equipment on almost every model by the end of 2017 will make AEB technology widely available four years ahead of the 2022 industry target announced last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). “At Toyota, we are committed to creating better ways to move for everyone,” said Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota …

Toyota To Build RAV4s In Its Cambridge, Ontario Plant

CAMBRIDGE, ON., November 10, 2015 – Toyota announced today that it will produce RAV4 vehicles in its Cambridge North Assembly plant starting in 2019. With Lexus RX in Cambridge, and Toyota RAV4 in Woodstock and Cambridge, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) will become a North American hub for sport utility vehicles. The company also announced that it will be adding hybrid RAV4 production.

Mazda, Toyota,

Toyota and Mazda Team Up to Make Cars Better

Tokyo, Japan, May 13, 2015―Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation today entered an agreement to build a mutually beneficial long term partnership. By leveraging the resources of both companies to complement and enhance each other’s products and technologies, the partnership will result in more appealing cars that meet the diverse needs and tastes of customers all over the world. A joint committee will now be set up to evaluate how best to utilize each company’s respective strengths. The committee will encourage broad and meaningful collaboration across a range of fields, including environmental and advanced safety technologies., 2015CIAS

CIAS 2015 Show Highlights – Toyota i-Road Concept Vehicle

Visitors to the Toyota booth at this year’s Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) were able to experience how the notion of fun-to-drive has been redefined with the Toyota i-Road concept vehicle. The i-Road – making its Canadian debut at the show – is a unique three-wheeler that combines the styling and manoeuvrability of a motorcycle with the protection and comfort of a small car. Watch a brief demonstration of the i-Road in action…

Toyota's Teen Safe Driving Program,

New Drivers Gain Critical Defensive Driving Skills and Confidence Behind the Wheel from Toyota’s Teen Safe Driving Program

Free Events and New Online Resources Available to Help Reduce Teen Driving Fatalities as Signature Program Moves into 10th Year Toyota Driving Expectations has benefited nearly 30,000 teens and parents Partnerships with National Safety Council and Teen Vogue expand Toyota’s commitment to road safety Events will be held in Torrance, Calif., Denver and San Antonio TORRANCE, CALIF. (April 9, 2013) – Toyota continues to offer its free-of-charge safe driving skills program, Toyota Driving Expectations, and comprehensive online resources with the goal of reducing motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of death among teens. Upcoming behind-the-wheel safety events will be held in Torrance, Calif., Denver and San Antonio for newly licensed or permitted teens and their parents to learn about defensive driving skills, crash avoidance techniques and the dangers of distracted driving during the 2.5-hour program. Moving into its 10th year, Toyota Driving Expectations supplements standard driver’s education to prepare inexperienced drivers for the challenges they’ll face on the road.In recognizing the importance of parents’ involvement to help their teens develop responsible driving habits, the program requires a …

BMW April Fools,

Car Makers Sharpen Their Crayons For April Fools Day

With another April Fools day in the record books, it’s time to review what kind of pranks the automakers have been getting up to. It’s funny to see the extremes they’ll go to just to prove they actually have a sense of humour. Here are our favourites from this year. First up, the runner up for the best 2013 April Fool’s prank by an Automaker… BWM  P.R.A.M. With a royal baby due this summer, BMW proudly announced the launch of the limited edition BMW P.R.A.M. (Postnatal Royal Auto Mobile). Available in Princess Pink or Royal Blue. The soft-top convertible has been designed using our EfficientDynamics technology. With two or four-wheel-drive, it rides as smoothly on a polo field as it does down The Mall and comes with air conditioning and built-in extendable flagpoles as standard. For those who are ‘too posh to push’ this masterpiece of motherhood even comes fitted with N.A.P.P.I.E. (Nanny-Assisting Petrol-Powered Injection Engine).