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2014-02-19 04:20:13

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Chicago Auto Show is now open to the public. Held in the McCormick Place complex, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. Exhibitions include: multiple world and North American introductions; a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars and trucks; sport utility vehicles; and experimental or concept cars. In total, nearly 1,000...

2014-02-06 12:20:43

Toyota Kicks Up Some Dust with the All-New TRD Pro Series of Off-Road Vehicles CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to go where even roads fear to tread with the adrenaline-pumping TRD Pro Series from Toyota. Already favorites among serious off-roaders, the 2015 Toyota Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner will get even more capable with these new, aggressive off-road packages designed by the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD). Rising from the Desert The TRD Pro Series arises from...

2013-02-23 12:20:12

Trackside app running on Surface Pro with Windows 8 Pro allows drivers and crews to quickly analyze and improve performance on the go. REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) -- a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Inc. that serves as the North American racing arm for design, development and assembly of Toyota's factory racing engines and chassis -- worked with Microsoft Corp. to design a touch-enabled app for Windows 8 as the...

2013-02-07 08:21:27

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motorsports and Scion announced today that the Scion FR-S sports coupe will be the official vehicle of the 2013 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race. This first Pro/Celebrity race-ready vehicle is making its debut here at the Chicago Auto Show. The Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race will take place April 20 and mark the 37(th) anniversary of the charity event held annually as part of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend. It also marks the first time in 27...

2012-07-10 02:20:10

TORRANCE, Calif., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scion announced pricing today for its 2013 tC Release Series 8.0 (tC RS 8.0). Only 2,000 of the specially equipped sports coupes will be made and they will be available at dealer showrooms later this month. The tC RS 8.0 will be on display in the Scion pit area at the next round of Formula DRIFT in Monroe, Washington on July 22-23. The 2013 tC RS 8.0 commands attention as it comes exclusively in Absolutely Red exterior paint with...

2011-09-29 13:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota, the U.S. sales leader in compact pickups, introduced a pre-production Tacoma Toyota Racing Development (TRD) T|X (Tacoma Extreme) limited edition pickup truck here today at the 2011 Texas State Fair. Inspired by Toyota's Baja racing heritage, the truck reveals bold graphics with its concept name "Baja Series." The truck elevates the capability of Tacoma's TRD Off-Road pickup to a new level of fun and function. All Tacoma T|X Baja Series...

2011-07-01 12:55:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported June 2011 sales results of 110,937 units, a decrease of 24.1 percent compared to the same period last year, on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in June 2011 compared to 25 selling days in June 2010, TMS sales were down 21.1 percent from the year-ago month. The Toyota Division posted June total sales of 100,164 units, a decrease of...

2011-05-03 12:36:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April sales results of 159,540 units, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the same period last year, on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 27 selling days in April 2011 compared to 26 selling days in April 2010, TMS sales were up 1.3 percent over the year-ago month. The Toyota Division posted April total sales of 141,964 units, a decrease of 1.7...

2011-04-01 12:58:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported March sales results of 176,222 units, a decrease of 9.2 percent compared to the same period last year, on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 27 selling days in March 2011 compared to 26 selling days in March 2010, TMS sales were down 5.7 from the year-ago month. The Toyota Division posted March total sales of 155,540 units, a decrease of 10.1 percent...

2011-02-18 09:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota will launch a new advertising campaign on Monday highlighting the brand's leadership position as the best-selling retail brand in America. The "#1 For A Reason" campaign will remind people why Toyota continues to be the top brand consumers turn to when buying a new vehicle. "For three consecutive years, people have purchased more Toyota vehicles than any other brand," said Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager of Toyota...