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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...
Toyota Shows Up Big in SEMA360 Showcase
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Toyota Shows Up Big in SEMA360 Showcase

Though 2020 has been an unprecedented year for many manufacturers, Toyota made sure to retain some normalcy by having a presence at the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s SEMA360 Showcase. For this year’s show, Toyota unveiled a number of powerful Tacoma and Supra configurations that highlight the innovation of super-fans and customizers. Group Vice President of Toyota Division Marketing, Ed Laukes, revealed why the two models were specifically chosen to be highlighted at SEMA: “Supra and Tacoma are legendary brands with legendary performance, so it made sense to use them to set the stage this year.” One of the models presented at the SEMA360 Showcase, the 4WD Overland-Ready Tacoma designed by Toyota Owner Magazine, is a beefed-up version of the popular TRD Off-Road trim w...
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...
Toyota Extends Partnership with Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s
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Toyota Extends Partnership with Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s

If you love the outdoors, you know you need the right equipment for your favorite rugged activities. Two of the most popular destinations for any active lifestyle are Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s. Recently, Toyota renewed its longtime partnership with both brands for an additional five years, extending the commitment into 2025. This partnership seamlessly blends the companies’ two mottos: The Toyota mantra of “Let’s Go Places” and Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s “Your Adventure Starts Here.” Whether you are heading out for some fishing, hunting, camping, or just exploring, Toyota, Bass Pro Shops, and Cabela’s can help you get the adventure you crave. “We’re honored to extend our partnership with our friends at Toyota, a brand proudly made in the USA and trusted by millions of sportsm...
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...
2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition Strikes a Pose
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2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition Strikes a Pose

What do adrenaline-pumping track racers, style-obsessed young professionals, and new families with a desire for advanced safety precautions have in common? They can’t wait to get their hands on the brand-new 2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition sedan. The fun-to-drive Apex Edition Corolla will be available soon, so the Toyota specialists at Courvelle Toyota in Opelousas, Louisiana have highlighted some of its most remarkable features to get you excited. Track-ready chassis: The punchy 2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition is equipped with uniquely-tuned shocks that have internal rebound springs for enhanced handling. Though the lowered Corolla is lower to the ground, jounce bumpers and stabilizer bars ensure that your ride is smooth. Fierce looks: The low-profile Apex Edition Corolla ...
Introducing the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime
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Introducing the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime

Since the inception of the Toyota Prius Prime, the stylish, fuel-efficient juggernaut has shattered preconceived notions that luxury doesn’t mix with green driving. For 2021, Toyota has pushed the bounds even further with extended range and improved safety features, making the Prius Prime an even more prime choice. Range: Most people are aware that the revolutionary Toyota Prius uses a hybrid gas/electric engine that stores energy to bolster fuel economy. The Prius Prime improves the best-selling Prius hybrid system by introducing a plug-in component. When charged, the Prius Prime is capable of traveling 25 miles without using any gas and has a Toyota-estimated 133 MPGe fuel efficiency rating. When coupled with its gas engine, the Prius Prime has a 640-mile range before it needs...
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...
Toyota Named Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity
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Toyota Named Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity

PC: pressroom.toyota.com Toyota Motor North America works hard to create an equitable and diverse workplace that represents the rich tapestry that is our country. Its efforts earned the automaker a spot in the top 10 of DiversityInc’s 2020 Top 50 Companies for Diversity®. The commitment to diversity has only gotten stronger at Toyota over the years. Since 2013, the company has moved 38 spots up the list, now finding itself No. 10 among all companies in America. Toyota moved up eight spots from the 2019 list alone, suggesting that it could very well be vying for a top spot within the next few years. “When it comes to diversity and inclusion, each year we try to set new challenges and new goals with a plan for attaining them,” said Sandra Phillips Rogers, chief diversity officer an...