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Fall Car Care Tips for Your Toyota
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Fall Car Care Tips for Your Toyota

As summer transitions into fall and it finally starts to cool off a bit in Louisiana, it’s a great time to perform maintenance on your Toyota. Follow these fall car care tips to keep your vehicle in good condition. Clean the headlights With the days getting shorter, it’s more important than ever to make sure your headlights are providing enough light in the dark. If they are cloudy, buy a headlight restoration kit and clean them off. If the headlights still don’t brighten up the road properly, you may need to replace them. Buy new wipers You need to get new windshield wipers about every six to 12 months so they can effectively clear away water. If it’s been a while since you last replaced them or they’re leaving streaks on your windshield, it’s time to get new ones. If you...
Courvelle Toyota Can’t Wait to Welcome the All-New 2022 Tundra
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Courvelle Toyota Can’t Wait to Welcome the All-New 2022 Tundra

PC: Toyota The next-generation 2022 Toyota Tundra is coming soon to Courvelle Toyota in Opelousas, Louisiana — and here’s just a taste of what you can expect when this brilliantly redesigned truck arrives. Bold exterior updates The Tundra TRD Pro trim will show off a bigger, wider new grille with uppercase TOYOTA lettering and built-in running lights. Other highlights include prominent fender flares, all-terrain tires with special wheels, and skid plates. A new interior It’s been several years since the Tundra’s last makeover, and Toyota is promising “next-level interior refinement” for 2022. Expect features like sliding rear glass and a big new available panoramic sunroof for even more of an open-air feel. TRD Pro models will get a red interior with embroidered seats. T...
Advanced New Multimedia System Is Coming Soon to Toyota’s Lineup
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Advanced New Multimedia System Is Coming Soon to Toyota’s Lineup

PC: Toyota After three years and thousands of hours of testing, Toyota’s next-generation multimedia system will roll out very soon. A new virtual assistant, user profiles, cloud-based navigation tech, and over-the-air software updates are just a few of the exciting highlights we’re looking forward to here at Courvelle Toyota in Opelousas, Louisiana. This new system boasts an array of touch-screen sizes, from 8 inches all the way up to 14 inches. With new animation designs, enhanced voice control features, and faster processing speeds, it’s easy to learn and easy to use. Its highly responsive touch interface works much like a smartphone, but there will still be a physical volume knob, too. One of this system’s most intriguing new aspects is the Virtual Assistant. It uses machine l...
Toyota Plans For A Carbon-Neutral Future
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Toyota Plans For A Carbon-Neutral Future

PC: Toyota Toyota is working to create a carbon-neutral future by offering more battery electric vehicles in its lineup. Take a look at how Toyota intends to electrify its lineup and, accordingly, become a greener company. In 2022, the new battery electric Toyota bZ4X SUV will go into production, and it’s just one of the many new eco-friendly models you can expect to see on the market. By 2030, the automaker plans to have BEVs and fuel cell electric vehicles account for 15 percent of its sales in the U.S. When including hybrid and plug-in hybrid models as well, electrified models should make up 70 percent of Toyota and Lexus combined sales by that same time. Globally, Toyota anticipates selling about 8 million electrified vehicles, 2 million of which will be FCEVS and BEVS, by 2030....
Toyota Announces Two All-New Electrified SUVs
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Toyota Announces Two All-New Electrified SUVs

PC: Toyota.com Toyota recently revealed plans to release two all-new electrified three-row SUVs. In order to bring these new vehicles to market, the automaker is investing $803 million in its Princeton, Indiana facility and hiring 1,400 employees to help get these new models rolling off the assembly line. So far, Toyota hasn’t said much about whether these models will be resurrected classics, new nameplates, or the next-gen versions of current models. All the automaker is saying is that the models will be “designed with the active Gen Y American Family in mind.” While there haven’t been many details released about these upcoming SUVs, Toyota states that they’ll debut with a new semi-automated driving system that enables you to enjoy a hands-free ride under specific conditions. Pl...
Toyota Launches New Car Seat App for Parents
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Toyota Launches New Car Seat App for Parents

Installing child car seats can be such a challenge that it has become a popular baby shower game. Toyota has launched an app that can provide help with that. Available on Sienna minivan The car seat installation function has been added to the Toyota Owners App, which is available through ToyotaOwners.com. Currently limited to the new 2021 Sienna minivan, Toyota plans to expand coverage to other vehicles in the coming years. Step-by-step guide To use the app, parents enter the VIN and are then asked to choose where the child seat will be installed, what kind of seat it is and if it will face front or back. The app can also help parents choose a seat based on their child’s weight and age. Custom video After the information is entered, the app creates and plays video in...
Toyota Reveals Next-Gen GR 86 Sports Car
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Toyota Reveals Next-Gen GR 86 Sports Car

PC: caranddriver.com A new generation of Toyota’s GR 86 sports car will be available in Japan in late 2021. The newest model in the GR series was developed in coordination with Subaru. A Toyota+Subaru product The Toyota 86 was originally launched in 2012 and has become popular in motorsports with over 200,000 models sold around the world. It has always been built in partnership with Subaru, and the two companies began to develop a new platform in 2019 to use for the next-gen GR 86 and Subaru BRZ. Responsive and exhilarating drive GR 86 focuses on responsive handling in concert with functional beauty. The 86 presents a distinctive horizontally oriented instrument panel. A new 2.4-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine delivers an acceleration rate of 0-62 mph in onl...
Toyota Celebrates Over 30 Million Vehicles Produced in North America
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Toyota Celebrates Over 30 Million Vehicles Produced in North America

PC: Toyota In February, Toyota reached an impressive new milestone: the production of 30 million vehicles in North America. In celebration of this feat, check out how Toyota manufacturing established its roots in the U.S. and developed some of the most popular vehicles for Americans. On Oct. 7, 1986, the New United Motor Manufacturing plant in Fremont, California, made the first Toyota in North America. This Toyota was a white Corolla FX16 and was the first of many models to be made for Americans by Americans. Since then, Toyota has produced about 1.62 vehicles every single minute. By 2002, 10 million Toyota vehicles had been produced in North America. And, the automaker reached 20 million units just seven years later. After another 12 years, Toyota made its 30th million, which w...
Top 5 Signs of Tire Wear
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Top 5 Signs of Tire Wear

It’s important that you properly care for and replace your tires when needed to make sure you have optimal traction and handling on the road. If you notice any of the following signs of tire wear, your Toyota is likely due for maintenance or a tire replacement. Overinflation and underinflation You need to keep your tires properly inflated at all times. If they’re overinflated, the center of the tire can wear down. If they’re underinflated, the edges of the tire tread can wear down. Either way, it’s a good idea to address the issue and adjust the air pressure quickly. Disproportional wear If one edge of your tires has more wear and tear than the others, this is a good indication that your wheels are misaligned and should be looked at by a service technician. Inconsistent...
Toyota Earns Autotrader Best New Automotive Technology for 2021 Awards
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Toyota Earns Autotrader Best New Automotive Technology for 2021 Awards

Autotrader released its Best New Automotive Technology for 2021 list to let car buyers know about the latest and greatest vehicle innovations. In the list, Autotrader praised Toyota for its impressive hybrid and electric vehicle offerings. Specifically, Autotrader honored the new 2021 Toyota Venza and Sienna hybrid models along with the plug-in hybrid RAV4 Prime. Each of these models is incredibly efficient and more eco-friendly than comparable gas-powered vehicles, while still being affordably priced. In total, Toyota has 11 hybrids in its lineup, including the intelligent and stylish Highlander Hybrid. The automaker has also recently debuted the new 2021 Mirai fuel cell vehicle, which utilizes three hydrogen tanks and has a class-leading driving range. So far, the automaker ha...