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Toyota Helps Drivers Avoid Accidents with New Accident-Avoidance Technology

Drivers that know the feeling of nearly getting into an accident, know it's not a god one.  Your heart goes into your throat, you lose your inability to swallow and your life flashes right before your eyes. Many of us, unfortunately, also know the trauma that comes from actually having a crash. That's why Toyota designed an new Accident-Avoidance Technology system to help literally steer you away from accidents all together.

Engineered with…

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The New Redesigned Toyota Tacoma Coming Soon

Toyota has promised to spoil their drivers this year with the release of a lot of new and redesigned vehicles. One of the many models that will see some updates for the 2012 model year, is none other than the Toyota Tacoma,  which should hit the showroom floor at Toyota of North Charlotte showroom this November.

Updates for the 2012 Toyota Tacoma will mostly be to the exterior design and interior design as well as…

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Two Toyotas Named "Top Recommended Current Buys" by NADAguides

Two Toyota models were named "Top Recommended Current Buys" from the industry's leading auto pricing and car detail provider. NADAguides, releases a market report for car buyers, every quarter. For Q2 2011, NADAguides featured only six cars in total on their consumer-lauded "Top Recommended Buys" list. Toyota of North Charlotte is happy to announce Toyota took home a third of NADAguides' six titles with their 2011 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab V6 Manual pickup and…

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Why the Toyota Camry Ranks First on Cars.com American-Made Index

Wondering how the Camry ranks first on Cars.com's American-Made Index? Well, you're not alone. It is, after all, a very logical question, considering that by all rights Toyota is considered a Japanese automaker.

Upon careful investigation, however, Cars.com has found that it's not just the most "American" car when compared to other exports....The Toyota Camry is, in fact, more American than any "American-made" car available.

See, while Toyota is…

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Toyota is Developing an Exclusive Social Networking Site for Toyota Owners

In cooperation with Microsoft and San Francisco-based Salesforce.com, Toyota is developing their very own, exclusive social networking site. Called "Toyota Friend", it's specially designed to allow  drivers to interact with their cars as they would one of the hundreds of social networking sites popping up left and right.

Still in the developmental phase, "Toyota Friend" was recently demonstrated in a Tokyo showroom, where onlookers watched an owner of a plug-in Prius received a…

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More Details on the Upcoming Toyota Prius v Minivan

A while back Toyota announced it would be expanding its Prius Hybrid lineup, adding, among others, the 2012 Prius v. However, until now, we knew very little about the new hybrid minivan designed especially for active families. Finally, Toyota has released more information and we can't wait to share all the juicy details.

The new hybrid minivan is perfect for families on the go, the new 2012 Toyota Prius v seats five people. That…
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Toyota Puts Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

Electric vehicles (EVs) are attractive for many different reasons. They're clean.  They require zero gasoline. And they offer a fresh, futuristic look. That said, there's one thing about EVs, which many drivers find unattractive: The ever-present inconvenience of charging their power cells.

Happily, given a recent partnership between Toyota and WiTricity, future EV owners might never have to deal with the frustrations that come with the tangled rats nest of cords and having…

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Toyota Wins Three More Consumer Reports Awards

Three Toyota models have recently earned awards from Consumer Reports magazine. The RAV4 earned the title of "Best Value Small SUV". The ever-popular Prius hybrid was named "Top Green Car", for the eighth consecutive year. And, the Sienna minivan received the distinction of "Best Family Hauler". Bolstering their prestige even further, Toyota leads all automakers with 20 recommended models out of 26 tested.

"These latest accolades join the impressive list of awards and recognitions received…

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Toyota FJ Cruiser Offers New Trail Teams Special-Edition Package

Every model year, the Toyota FJ Cruiser offers a new Trail Teams Special-Edition Package. For 2011, the overall look for the Trail Teams Special-Edition is aggressive.  With a distinctive Army Green exterior (accentuated by Black bumpers, front grille and door handles) and special Green upholstery. And, it's backed by a now-standard Off-Road Package and Trail Teams' capability.

There's also some upgrades under the hood. The 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Special-Edition is…

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2011 Toyota Yaris 3-Door

The 3-Door Toyota Yaris is starting to become more popular than the 4-door version. Mounted with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, the 2011 Toyota Yaris is rated at 106 horsepower. Output for the Yaris is 104 lb-ft @ 4,200 rpm. The new sporty little car also get great gas mileage with a Fuel Economy EPA average of around 31 mpg highway, 29.6 city.

The "Liftback" is how you access the hatchback - the third door…

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