Monthly Archives: March 2016

Toyota offers 4Runner TForce Special Edition package

Toyota and their region distributor, Gulf States Toyota, unveiled a limited edition package for the 2016 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 off-road SUV at the Dallas Auto Show this week. (for more pictures click here: http://www.examiner.com/slideshow/toyota-reveals-4runner-tforce-special-edition ) The Special Edition 4Runner TForce is a limited edition package that can be ordered on theToyota 4Runner SR5 4×4 to make

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Toyota rebrands the Scion FR-S to the 86

Scion fans who wondered if they will lose the sporty FR-S when the brand goes awayfear no more: Toyota announced Thursday that the former Scion FR-S will debut as the 2017 Toyota 86. Toyota had revealed last month that the Scion brand will be phased out leaving many to wonder what would happen to many

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Toyota Hosts Second Annual North Texas Supplier Diversity Event for Local Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

March 16, 2016 Frisco, Texas (March 16, 2016) — Toyota today hosted its second annual supplier diversity event in North Texas at the Embassy Suite Dallas Frisco Convention Center & Spa.  “Power of Exchange 2016” offered local Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) a valuable forum to network and connect with Toyota’s

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Toyota’s Debut of 2017 Highlander Mid-Size SUV to Showcase Significant Performance Updates

Toyota will be debuting the significantly enhanced 2017 model year Highlander mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Wednesday, March 23 at the upcoming New York International Auto Show.  The popular Highlander, receives an array of new and updated equipment and technology, inside and out, including a new Direct Shift 8-speed (8AT automatic transmission). Highlander is

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Got Wood? Toyota’s Setsuna Concept Is Made of the Stuff

With the exception of some vintage station wagons, once you get beyond homemade go-carts and the Pinewood Derby, wood ceases to be a popular material for automobile construction. Toyota, however, seems to be questioning that situation with its Setsuna EV concept, a boatlike machine that’s made largely of dead trees. Wood is used for the

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