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Edmunds Sings Praises of Superb 2017 Toyota Avalon

If you've yet to meet the 2017 Avalon, our esteemed Japanese automaker's full-size sedan, we here at Pappas Toyota hate to be the ones to have to tell you this, but ...

It is quite likely that you are missing out.

Not to worry, however, as the industry experts at Edmunds are here today to get you up to speed. Link up with them in the clip below:

Sure to meet the needs of most motorists with ease, the Avalon's 3.5-liter V6 engine is an absolute delight.

Syncing with a six-speed automatic transmission, the V6 makes a…

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Four Tribal Colleges Are Granted Toyota TCU STEM Awards

Toyota recently reported that Southwestern Indian Polytechnic institute (SIPI), Ilisagvik College, Sitting Bull College and Fort Peck Community College all had earned recognition for their Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs, with the schools receiving cash prize awards from the American Indian College Fund to help continue projects in the areas of environmental sustainability and engineering.

 

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Does Toyota Have a Higher IQ than Your Other Car?

If you drive a Toyota, your car may just be smarter than the average sedan. According to the MIT Technology Review, Toyota is one of only two companies worthy of being called one of the 50 Smartest Companies of 2016. The other is Tesla Motors, founded by Elon Musk, whose other company, SpaceX, also made it onto the list.

What makes Toyota smart enough to be counted among the likes of a…

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The Toyota Sienna R-Tuned Proves a Minivan Can Be a Race Car

When it comes to choices for stock-car racing, a minivan might not be at the top of your list, but Team Toyota Sienna entered One Lap of America 2016 with a track-tuned van anyway.

"Why not race a Sienna?" says the Sienna One Lap of America webpage. "Toyota is setting out to shatter the perception of what it means to own a minivan. One Lap is the ultimate road trip, and Sienna the ultimate road trip vehicle, with its comfort, utility, and versatility."

Toyota entered two vans into the race -- the Sienna SE+, only lightly modified with performance wheels and…

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Man Drives Toyota Tundra More than One Million Miles on the Same Engine

Offering further evidence of the benefits of regular vehicle maintenance, Toyota recently issued a press release detailing the story of Victor Sheppard, a Louisiana man whose Toyota Tundra Pickup surpassed the million mark and kept going. The feat is even more remarkable because the engine and transmission are original...

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How Toyota Scientists Accidentally Revolutionized Magnesium-Ion Battery Technology

To make a battery, you need three things:

  • An anode
  • A cathode
  • An electrolyte solution

The most powerful and compact type of battery on the market today is the lithium-ion battery, but there is another, stronger rival out there -- in theory.

Magnesium has a greater density of electrons, and does not need to be diluted with carbon graphite to prevent it from lighting on fire. It could potentially offer a much longer battery life on a

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The 2016 Toyota Prius is Recognized as a Top Safety Pick+ by the IIHS

When it comes to the 2016 Toyota Prius, it's not just fuel efficient. While the iconic hybrid is certainly a true gas sipper, it has much more to offer than remarkable fuel economy ratings. So, where else does this year's model shine? Well, when it comes to safety, the Toyota Prius can't help but to please. Check it out:

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