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2016 Toyota Highlander and Sienna Voted ‘Top Ten Family-Friendly Kid-Haulers’

Toyota HighlanderTwo Toyota vehicles have been recognized by CarGurus as part of their ‘Top Ten Family-Friendly Kid-Haulers’ list—the Toyota Highlander and the Toyota Sienna. Families spend a lot of time in their vehicles, hauling kids back and forth to school, running to sports and other activities, and taking family road trips. It makes sense that they should have a vehicle that comfortably moves them and their stuff.

CarGurus rated new vehicles on a number of key attributes and singled out those they found to be spacious, comfortable, and most importantly, safe. “To eliminate guesswork for shoppers, we’ve identified the vehicles that best meet these specific criteria and also offer bonus features that will make time spent shuttling the kids a little more pleasant,” said Steve Halloran, Chief Editor at CarGurus. Read More…

2016 Toyota Tacoma Now Available at San Francisco Toyota

2016 Toyota Tacoma familyEnjoy an updated cabin, powertrains and more

It has been a long wait, but the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma is finally here. The much-anticipated pickup truck started arriving at dealerships across the country on September 10, 2015. Now in its ninth generation, the Tacoma offers a new kind of pickup experience with updated powertrains and new car-like features. It also looks amazing thanks to sleeker and more modern styling. Our team at San Francisco Toyota cannot wait to see the reactions of our customers, so keep reading to find out more about this awesome truck! Read More…

Made in Northern California

Tall Forest of SequoiasSouthern California usually gets all the attention, but it’s Northern California that produced the tallest trees in the world, the creator of the most-viewed science fiction movies ever, one of the PGA tour’s most popular golfers, a Major League baseball icon, one of the world’s most successful investors and a Nobel Prize winning author. Here’s San Francisco Toyota‘s guide to some of the most intriguing origins in Northern California.

The California Redwoods

California Redwood trees are some of the largest and oldest living things on the planet and they can be found mostly in Northern California. The Redwood National Forest and surrounding state parks contain about 135 trees measuring over 300 feet high. The Redwoods’ Avenue of the Giants is the most popular part of the forest and welcomes thousands of visitors annually. It was included in the book 1000 Places to See Before You Die. Read More…

Will Toyota Finally Offer a 2.0-Liter Turbo Tacoma?

2016 toyota tacoma familyToyota enthusiasts who have long been hoping for a 2-liter turbo Tacoma now have a clearer vision of what this might look like. The turbocharged 2.0-liter V4 engine currently used in the 2015 Lexus NX 200t crossover is the ideal fit for this mythical model. Read More…

Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship Winners Announced

2015-ECS-Toyota-Fellowship-SurendranathThe Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship winners have been selected! Professor Patrick Cappillino, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; Professor Yogesh (Yogi) Surendranath, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Professor David Go, University of Notre Dame, have been selected to receive $50,000 in grants to conduct the green technology-based research outlined in their proposals.

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) and Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) teamed up to launch the ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship about six months ago. The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage young researchers to look into green energy technology that can be applied to the auto industry. Over 100 young individuals sent in proposals. Read More…


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