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Toyota 2020 North American Environmental Report
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Toyota 2020 North American Environmental Report

The Toyota 2020 North American Environmental Report details the automaker’s efforts to address environmental issues during 2020. Toyota specifically focused on problems related to biodiversity, carbon, materials, outreach, and water. One of the automaker’s greatest achievements was that it had nine percent less absolute greenhouse gas emissions in Fiscal Year 2020 than in FY19. Toyota accomplished this by investing in renewable energy, improving its energy efficiency, and adjusting its model mix and production volumes. At two locations, Toyota made water stewardship efforts. And, in 2021, Toyota plans to further address water quality, water conservation, local water conditions, and outreach activities with both local communities and suppliers. Toyota also launched some exciti...
Texas Auto Writers Honor Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road
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Texas Auto Writers Honor Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road

Picture Credit: toyota.com For your next big adventure, Courvelle Toyota recommends the rugged 2021 RAV4 TRD Off-Road. Our neighbors in the Texas Auto Writers Association agree with our choice — in fact, it was their pick for 2021’s Compact SUV of Texas. The RAV4 TRD Off-Road comes equipped with an array of tough, capable features for driving in the dirt and mud or taking on rocky paths. The TRD-tuned suspension ensures control on rough terrain, and it’s aided by TRD alloy wheels and Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail all-terrain tires with special treads. A TRD-stamped stainless steel front skid plate protects the vehicle’s underside from damage. The interior of the RAV4 TRD Off-Road presents a fun, comfortable environment for when you’re traveling far from the beaten path. The SofTex® s...
New Toyota Sienna Named Family Green Car of the Year™
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New Toyota Sienna Named Family Green Car of the Year™

Picture Credit: toyota.com We love the new Sienna here at Courvelle Toyota, but you don’t have to take our word for how great it is. This outstanding vehicle recently won the 2021 Family Green Car of the Year™ award from Green Car Journal for how well it combines efficiency, value, and family-friendly features. The 2021 Sienna is the ultimate family vehicle in more ways than one. This completely redesigned model gives you all the convenience and versatility you expect from a minivan. Every trim comes equipped with a hybrid powertrain, too — so whenever you drive the Sienna, you’ll be saving money on gas, making the air cleaner for your community, and contributing to a better future for your kids. Thanks to its hybrid design, the Sienna yields an outstanding 36 mpg in combi...
Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely in 2020
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Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely in 2020

As the world continues to work through this global pandemic, the holiday season is going to be a bit different this year. As Thanksgiving approaches, you can still make plans for celebrating family togetherness in a safer way. Following guidelines from the CDC will help you plan some new traditions as you celebrate in Opelousas, Louisiana. The CDC groups activities into low, moderate, and high risk. For the best safety, choose activities that fall in the lower risk group. For Thanksgiving, low-risk activities include having a Thanksgiving dinner with just the people who live in your household, making no-contact food delivers to high-risk individuals, having a virtual family dinner, and shopping online instead of visiting stores. With these activities, we can help protect others and...
Get Ready for the New and Improved 2021 Toyota Tacoma
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Get Ready for the New and Improved 2021 Toyota Tacoma

For 15 years in a row, the Toyota Tacoma has been America’s best-selling midsize pickup. The Tacoma has long been trusted as a reliable truck that can seemingly go anywhere and tackle any terrain. Now, the Tacoma is rolling into 2021 with some unique Special Edition models. The American-made TRD Pro model will be available in a new Lunar Rock color for 2021. This striking color will stand out from the crowd, whether you are driving to work or heading out on your next off-road adventure. If this color does not suit you, the TRD Pro model is also available in Midnight Black Metallic, Super White, and Magnetic Gray Metallic. If you are looking for truck with a blacked-out look, check out the 2021 Tacoma Nightshade Edition. This unique model starts with the premium Limited trim and ...
2021 Toyota Prius Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation
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2021 Toyota Prius Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation

In 2001, the groundbreaking Toyota Prius made its debut in the United States. Since then, the Prius has redefined the concept of what a hybrid is and what it can do. Toyota is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Prius changing the game in America with the 2021 Prius 2020 Edition. If you want an efficient and stylish vehicle, you’ve got to check out this limited-edition hybrid. To set the 2020 Edition apart from the rest of the Prius lineup, Toyota gave it unique black exterior trim details along with a body-color rear spoiler. It will only be available in two colors, Wind Chill Pearl and Supersonic Red. However you outfit it, the 2021 Toyota Prius 2020 Edition looks as great as it drives. Like all Prius models, the rare 2020 Edition is perfect for cruising the streets of Ope...
Check Out the All-New 2021 Toyota Venza
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Check Out the All-New 2021 Toyota Venza

If you’re looking for a striking and unique midsize crossover, you’ll want to check out the all-new 2021 Toyota Venza. With a powerful and efficient hybrid engine under the hood, the Venza delivers a quiet, family-friendly ride as well as thoughtful safety technology and connectivity. You’ll enjoy optimum control behind the wheel of the 2021 Venza, which features the Toyota Hybrid System II powertrain and standard Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive. Not only is the new Venza fun to drive, but with a Toyota-estimated 40 mpg combined fuel economy, it’s a great value in the long run that saves money at the pump. The 2021 Venza combines the utility of a crossover with the comfortable ride of a sedan. Its cabin provides roomy seating for five with lots of flexible cargo space. You ...
Toyota Makes Huge Investment in American Workers, Jobs
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Toyota Makes Huge Investment in American Workers, Jobs

In January 2017, Toyota announced a new investment plan in which they committed to putting $13 billion into the American market between 2017 and 2021. This summer, the company announced that it reached its five-year investment goal one year early, shattering expectations for its commitment to America. The recent U.S. investments have added over 6,500 American jobs across the country, many of which are in states neighboring Louisiana. For instance, an $800 million investment in Huntsville, Alabama, added 4,000 jobs, and a $1 billion investment in a new regional corporate headquarters in Plano, Texas, added another 1,000 jobs. On top of their $13 billion investment, Toyota put $5.9 billion toward things like plant upgrades, research and development, and various other administrativ...
Check Out these Fun Spring Festivals Around Opelousas
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Check Out these Fun Spring Festivals Around Opelousas

Spring is a great time of year here in Louisiana. The weather is warm, but the scorching heat of summer hasn’t arrived yet, making it a great time to get out and explorer. Here are some of our favorite spring festivals around Opelousas. Bayou Bird Fest Held in nearby Washington on March 28, the Bayou Bird Fest is a way to get to know some of the over 200 species of birds that live in the area. The day begins with breakfast at St. John’s Episcopal Church and leads into a breathtaking bird tour. Tickets for all the day’s events cost $45 per person. Etouffee Festival Each spring, Arnaudville celebrates one of Louisiana’s most famous dishes, etouffee. This year’s festival will be held April 23-26. In addition to the delicious food, your family can enjoy carnival games, live mu...