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2014-09-09 16:20:29

Estimated impact of recalls on Ford, Toyota and General Motors McLEAN, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than 39 million vehicles recalled for safety-related issues through August, 2014 is on pace to shatter the previous high set in 2001 when 38.8 million vehicles were recalled for various defects. While most recalls are simple, on some occasions a recall is serious enough to have a lasting effect. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85974 NADA UCG...

2014-09-09 12:20:35

Grand Junction dealership expands online inventory GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As more and more consumers head to the Internet to obtain not only news and information about current events and their social interests, it's no secret more and more consumers are going online to shop and research new vehicles. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/143951 A Grand Junction, Colorado, dealership group revamped its websites to provide more...

2014-09-09 00:20:12

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global 48V Micro Hybrid Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355561/Global-48V-Micro-Hybrid-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout 48V Micro HybridMicro hybrid vehicles are equipped with a start-stop mechanism, which automatically shuts down the engine during idling and restarts it when accelerating. This mechanism helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions and ensures improved fuel...

cars should communicate with each other
2014-09-06 04:50:00

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Michigan and several automotive industry partners are looking to have a wireless vehicle-to-vehicle communication system operational within seven years, the Ann Arbor-based school announced on Friday. According to Reuters reporter Ben Klayman, the university’s new Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) will be helping to develop and implement technology that will enable cars and trucks to communicate...

2014-09-03 16:21:21

Registration Now Open for Free Behind-The-Wheel Safe Driving Programs in Mississippi, Michigan and Hawaii TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents can help steer their teenage drivers to safety by joining them during Toyota's 11(th) year of offering free, driving skills programs. Toyota's comprehensive TeenDrive365 platform gives families tips and resources for the critical first year of teen driving. The TeenDrive365 teen driver experience will go on the road to Pearl,...

2014-09-03 16:20:42

Toyota is No. 1 retail manufacturer; Toyota SUVs record best sales month ever TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total August 2014 sales results of 246,100 units, an increase of 10.2 percent over August 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 27 selling days in August 2014 versus 28 selling days in August 2013, sales increased 6.3 percent over year-ago month. Toyota division posted August 2014 sales of...

2014-09-03 08:20:55

Automaker Incentive Spending Estimated at $2,772 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, reported today that the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $31,610 in August 2014, up $751 (2.4 percent) from August 2013 and down $125 (-0.4 percent) from July 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142286 "While it has become fashionable to...

2014-09-02 08:21:55

Event to feature a live immersive fashion experience harnessing design, performance and technology NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Sept. 4th, "Gareth Pugh featured at Lexus Design Disrupted" will transform New York City's Pier 36 into a multi-faceted installation space, where celebrated British fashion designer Gareth Pugh will unveil his Spring/Summer 2015 collection. For this year's event, Lexus approached Pugh -- long established as a leading proponent of...

2014-08-29 20:20:21

The 2015 Toyota Tacoma and 2015 Toyota Highlander make their way to Don Jacobs Toyota MILWAUKEE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two new vehicles are arriving on lots for the 2015 model year. One, the 2015 Toyota Tacoma in Milwaukee, Wis., has received some upgrades to its ability to go off-roading; the other is the 2015 Toyota Highlander in Milwaukee, Wis., a versatile SUV with high fuel economy and exciting performance. Both vehicles are now available at Don Jacobs Toyota in...

2014-08-29 16:20:52

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Residents in and around Northbrook, Des Plaines, Wheeling and Glenview who are looking to buy a new Toyota should note that the Toyota Annual Clearance Event is currently under way at Northbrook Toyota. Situated off I-94 on the shores of Lake Michigan, Northbrook Toyota is slashing prices to make room for their new inventory of 2015 models. Featured Toyota Automobiles This is a rare opportunity to snare a 2014 Toyota Corolla sedan for as...


Latest Toyota Reference Libraries

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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