Author Archives: Kristen

Toyota Launches a Car-Sharing Subscription Service for Hawaii

By BRITTANY SHOOT  July 11, 2018 Toyota Motor Corp. is on the road less traveled with Hui, its new car-sharing service, available exclusively in Hawaii. The service, which offers reservations through a smartphone app, gives drivers in Honolulu 25 pick-up and drop-off locations in the city, and a choice of 70 Toyota and Lexus vehicles, including Priuses

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Crown Automotive Named a “2018 Top Rated Dealer”

Crown Automotive has been awarded the CarGurus Top Rated Dealer award. Our dealership has maintained an average rating of 4.7273 stars which has qualified us for this award. We appreciate our customers taking the time to share their great experiences at Crown and we look forward to another year of providing outstanding customer service! 

Toyota Statement on Proposed Tariff on Vehicle Imports

source: On May 23, President Trump directed the US Commerce Department to conduct an investigation, under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act, to determine whether imports of vehicles, including cars, SUVs, vans and light trucks and automotive parts, are a threat to national security.   President Trump announced he will impose a 25 percent

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Toyota Continues Role as Lead Automotive Innovator

source:   Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) Lists Toyota as Automaker with Most U.S. Patents for Fourth Consecutive Year June 18, 2018 Ann Arbor, Mich. (June 18, 2018) – In his address to investors last month, Akio Toyoda spoke of transforming the company that bears his family name from an automaker into a mobility company. While

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Is The Toyota Supra Really Going To Nascar?

source: JUN 09, 2018 at 2:10AM  BY: DOMINIK WILDE, Contributor PUBLISHED BY: ANTHONY KARR   While we’d love to see it, it would be a bit weird. According to numerous reports, Toyota could be set to take its Supra racing in Nascar next year. The speculation surrounds an entry into the second-tier Xfinity series, while the Japanese manufacturer would continue to use the U.S.-market Camry in the premier

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Busch Wins 600, Claims Victory at Every Track

May 29, 2018 Camry driver Kyle Busch used a dominant performance to capture victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ longest race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday and set a new NASCAR record in the process.  NASCAR Busch triumphed in the Coca-Cola 600 by leading 377 laps (of 400) and winning the race’s

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2019 Toyota RAV4: What you need to know

source: One of the most popular small SUVs gets an upgrade. The 2019 RAV4 has a more aggressive new look. –Toyota By: George Kennedy   May 28, 2018 Small crossovers and SUVs make up one of the fastest-selling corners of the new-car market. They offer increased ride height and a commanding driving position without breaking

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Toyota: Solid-State Batteries Likely to Arrive in 2030

source: May 21, 2018 Roger Schreffler | WardsAuto TOYOTA CITY, Japan – Global OEMs are racing into vehicle electrification and particularly electric cars, but Toyota made a name for itself with groundbreaking hybrid-electric vehicles and will continue to prioritize them in the coming 10-plus years. WardsAuto spoke with Shinzuo Abe, general manager of Toyota’s powertrain division, to better understand the automaker’s strategy for

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Toyota Takes Aim At Lucrative Chinese Plug-In Vehicle Market With 10 New Vehicles By 2020

source: May 12th, 2018 by Kyle Field  Toyota took to the stage at the Beijing Motor Show last month to announce plans to bring 10 new electrified vehicles to the Chinese market by the end of 2020. In contrast with many of the long-game electrification announcements from legacy automakers, Toyota backed its statement up with the reveal of 3

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