New Additions to the 802 Toyota Service Team!

The 802 Toyota service department has had a couple changes over the past couple weeks. So join us in welcome some new team members!   Phil Lord  Phil is joining the service department as one of our newest Service Advisors. You may recognize Phil if you purchased...

April is National Car Care Month!

Spring cleaning isn't just for your house! Most cars took a beating this winter from pot-hole filled roads, mud, ice, snow and sleet, so spend this April and get your car looking and feeling like new! Here's a helpful list of items that should be be checked on your...

February ‘Toyota’versaries!

Congratulations to these employees who began working at 802 Toyota during the month of February - the years they started range from 1977 to 2015!! Happy 'Toyota'versary to: Rod Hart, Toyota ASE Master Technician - 40 Years at 802 Toyota Dave Guilmette, Master...

The All-New 2018 Toyota C-HR!

Stylish, athletic, and tech-filled, the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR – or, Coupe High-Rider – represents a leap forward in design, manufacturing, and engineering for Toyota. When it arrives at dealerships this spring, the C-HR will serve as a solid springboard of excitement, adventure, and pride for its fashion-forward, trendsetting owners.

The Canaan Connection!

The Canaan Connection! What do Kamala, Alison, Tammy & Gail have in common? They are all teachers at Canaan Elementary in Canaan, NH, AND they all purchased their vehicles from 802 Cars, AND they all service their vehicles at 802 Toyota, AND they love us!!  ...

To stud or not to stud? Snow tires that is!

Learn more about your options on whether to buy snow tires with studs or without studs by watching this segment of 'Toyota Time' with 802 Toyota Service Director, Phil Daley!   Thanks for watching! Visit our 802 Toyota Tire Center at 802Toyota.com or call (802)...

National Drive Electric Week 2016!

National Drive Electric Week Event in Burlington, VT! National Drive Electric Week is from September 10-18, 2016! It is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and...

Employee Spotlight: David Fields

Meet David Fields   David Fields, an 802 Toyota Sales & Leasing Consultant, is a New Hampshire resident that enjoys being active outdoors by running, biking, hiking & more! See what David has to say in the Q&A below. Q. How long have you worked for...

Batteries! Batteries! Batteries!

Have you checked the battery in your vehicle recently? You might need a replacement. Watch this episode of 'Toyota Time' and learn about some special offers we have available for you in the month of June!  

April is National Car Care Month!

Spring cleaning isn't just for your house! Most cars took a beating this winter from pot-hole filled roads, mud, ice, snow and sleet, so spend this April and get your car looking and feeling like new! Here's a helpful list of items that should be be checked on your...

Employee Spotlight: Tara Fitzgerald

Meet Tara Fitzgerald   Tara Fitzgerald, an 802 Toyota Sales Assistant, loves to travel to the Florida keys and has lived in Tennessee and Upstate New York. Her first job was as a cashier at Shaw's Supermarket and her favorite place to eat is Sarducci's Restaurant...

Meet the Toyota Express Maintenance Team!

Toyota Express Maintenance is now available at 802 Toyota! Lille Surprise is the TXM Advisor at 802 Toyota. Her TXM crew consists of (pictured above): Alex Badore, Dylan Potvin and Nick Deblois. What is Toyota Express Maintenance? Toyota Express Maintenance will get...

Employee Spotlight: Rick Velez

Meet Rick Velez   802 Toyota Service Advisor, Rick Velez, attended Lyndon State College and his favorite place to travel to is Florida. He enjoys eating at JP Morgan's Steakhouse in Montpelier, VT, and if he could have any car it would be a Lexus IS450. Rick is...

The All New 2016 Prius Hybrid is Here!

The all-new redesigned 2016 Prius Hybrid has arrived at 802 Toyota! $24,200 starting MSRP       54/50 est. mpg A DRAMATIC NEW LOOK Get ready to take everyone by surprise. The 2016 Prius is here with a striking new look that will shake up the status quo. Its sleek...

Reasons to Buy a Toyota

There are many reasons to buy a Toyota but we have narrowed it down to eight very good reasons why your next vehicle purchase should be a Toyota. Number 1: Safety Why were 6 Toyota vehicles named “Top Safety Picks” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in...

Must Have Toyota Accessories for the Winter

The weather during the winter months can really do some damage on the exterior and interior of your vehicle. So it is important to winterize your car or truck with all the appropriate winter accessories to keep your vehicle clean and safe. Below are some Genuine...

Acronyms | Toyota Time with Phil Daley

On the second episode of 'Toyota Time' with 802 Toyota Service Director, Phil Daley, learn about why "FREE" is better, ToyotaCare, and the 100K Mile Plus Club!   Contact 802 Toyota to set up your next service appointment by calling (802) 224-9117 or by going to...

The All-New 2016 Scion iA and Scion iM

STANDARD FEATURES EXTERIOR Power outside mirrors with LED turn-signal indicators Chrome-tipped exhaust Halogen headlamps Daytime running lights 16-inch alloy wheels Rear window defogger Variable, intermittent front windshield wipers INTERIOR COMFORT Sport front bucket...

To stud or not to stud? Snow tires that is!

Learn more about your options on whether to buy snow tires with studs or without studs by watching this segment of 'Toyota Time' with 802 Toyota Service Director, Phil Daley!   Thanks for watching! Visit our 802 Toyota Tire Center at 802Toyota.com to order your...

October Winter Tire Savings Event

The beginning of October is not too early to get prepared for this coming winter. Vermont has already seen temperatures low in the 30's which means snow may be upon us sooner than anticipated. At 802 Toyota Scion, our service department is already preparing for the...

Introducing the 100K Mile Plus Club!

Do you have a Toyota vehicle that has over 150,000 miles? If so, join our all new 100K Mile Plus Club and reap the benefits! The 802 Toyota Service Department is excited to formally announce the 100K Mile 'Plus' Club, Road to Reliability Program. When you properly...

Vehicle Highlight: 2015 Toyota Sienna Minivan

Why do we love the all new 2015 Toyota Sienna Minivan? The Stylish Interior A cockpit for the driver A new wraparound dashboard design A dual moonroof Sits up to 8 people & available leather seating!   The Versatility Available dual power sliding side doors Large...

Vehicle Highlight: 2015 Toyota Prius c

In honor of Vermont Green Up Day on Saturday, May 2nd, we have chosen to highlight the 2015 Toyota Prius c!   MPG: 53 Est. City / 43 Est. Hwy Thanks to its EPA-estimated 53 mpg in the city, Prius c makes sure the fun goes farther. The 2015 Prius c has the highest...

Toyota at the New York International Auto Show!

The New York Auto Show just wrapped up on Sunday, April 12th, and Toyota had a few surprises up their sleeves. Our very own Service Assistant, Dan Royea, went to the NYIAS and was able to get the inside look. Check out what Toyota had to offer below.   > The...

April is National Car Care Month!

Spring cleaning isn't just for your house! April is National Car Care month and after the winter we just had, regular maintenance is most likely required on your vehicle. Most cars took a beating, so spend this April and get your car looking and feeling like new....

Employee Spotlight: Courtney Rouille

 Meet Courtney Rouille   Vermont native Courtney Rouille has a genuine love for customer service and working with people. Although she's never been skiing or snowboarding, she loves all the seasons in Vermont. Courtney works "behind the scenes" at 802 Toyota...

Vehicle Highlight: 2015 Toyota Corolla

The New 2015 Toyota Corolla is all about style and comfort.  EXTERIOR - The Toyota Corolla elevates your style with its eye-catching design, premium interior with the features you want, and enough technology to help you stay connected. It takes the best of everything...

New Toyota Owners Dinner at 802 Toyota!

We had a wonderful time celebrating the purchases of over 30 new Toyota's sold with their owners on Thursday, February 19! We gave away some great prizes during a raffle and a "Guess how many candies are in the jar" game, including two gift certificates for full...

Meet the 802 Toyota Service Team!

If you have met our 802 Toyota service staff you would already know that they are extremely hardworking, experienced and kind. The 802 Toyota Service Staff are always there to answer your questions and explain anything you need to know about your vehicles needs. Our...

Stay Connected with 802 Toyota Scion

Many of our friends and followers only connect with us through one social network. In order to stay connected and up to date on all of our latest news, promotions, blog posts and videos from 802 Toyota Scion, be sure to follow us on multiple social networks! Here's...

Safety Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

Understanding how to drive safely in snow and ice is very important for you and other people on the road. Younger drivers may not feel comfortable driving in snow due to either the lack of knowledge on how to properly stay safe while driving or they may just be...

Toyota is the Global Leader in Hybrid Sales

Toyota Motor Corporation announced that in September they surpassed 7 million hybrid vehicles sold, making them the global leader in hybrid sales. "In 2000, Toyota introduced its Prius hybrid to the U.S., a marquee vehicle that established mainstream adoption of...

It’s Not Too Early For Winter Tires

Many owners have already put their winter tire orders in with 802 Toyota Scion and in the next coming months it's just going to get busier and busier. At 802 Toyota Scion, our service department is already preparing for the winter months and started booking...

What’s New? 2015 Toyota’s Have Arrived!

Out with the old and in with the new. Some of the new 2015 Toyota's have made their way into Vermont and we wanted to give you a look at what 802 Toyota has offer and what is new for each vehicle.   First up, the 2015 Toyota 4Runner The 2015 4Runner is a family...

The Most Efficient Prius Yet: Plug-In Hybrid

All about the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid   The Toyota Prius Plug-In is a modified version of the mainstream Prius that splits the difference between its familiar gasoline-electric hybrid sibling and fitted with a lithium-ion battery pack that can be externally...

ToyotaCare: Take Advantage of No Cost Maintenance

Toyota's no cost maintenance plan ToyotaCare covers normal factory scheduled service for 2 years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. You would think this no cost service would be attractive to new Toyota owners, but here at 802 Toyota we have been noticing that...

5 Car Buying Myths vs the Truth

Let's just jump straight into this because many people think one thing when really they are misinformed. So here they are: 5 Common Car Buying Myths and Misconceptions vs the truth about car buying! Myth #1: All extended warranties are scams offered by the dealership...

Should You Lease or Buy a New Car?

There are many factors that go in to deciding whether to lease or buy a new car. Cost aside, it really comes down to your priorities, lifestyle, and what will work for you. Below are some pros and cons  that can help you determine whether you should lease or finance a...

Top 5 Summer Road Trips & Fun Getaways in New England

No matter where you live in New England, there are plenty of beautiful, affordable and family friendly places to visit. The longest drive you may have to endure is five hours on the road, but even then you can stop along the way to take a rest and enjoy the scenery. The great thing about driving in New England is the ability to travel through 5 states all in one day! Below is a list of 802 Toyota’s top 5 favorite places for a road trip in New England and which Toyota we would choose to get there.

2013 Stuff-A-Truck Event

802 Toyota Scion and Twin City Subaru are thrilled to return as hosts for Frank FM's 12th annual Stuff A Truck event, which will be held right here next to the Berlin Mall from November 21 - 23, 2013 at 802 Toyota Scion and Twin City Subaru. Frank FM's TJ Michaels and...

Now Presenting 802 Toyota’s New “Ask Alex” Series!

We'd like to introduce our all-new "Ask Alex" feature for Facebook and Twitter! If you have a question about a vehicle, anything at all, write to us on our Facebook or Twitter page and we'll get back to you as soon as possible! Alex has a wide array of knowledge about...

Drive Now, Pay Later at 802 Toyota!

Pick any used car, truck, SUV or hybrid in stock and have zero payments until after January 1, 2014! Simple, easy, fast and painless -- for the month of October, 802 Toyota will be offering you a way to free up some cash for your holiday expenses by deferring your...

Happy National Plug-in Day!

From Sept. 23 - Sept. 28, join us in celebrating National Plug-in Day! If you drive a Plug-in Electric Vehicle, you receive a free car wash and free car charge at 802 Toyota. Just head to our Facebook page here to claim your coupon! You don't have to have a Toyota...

802 Toyota Softball Team Results from Nationals!

The 802 Toyota Softball Team traveled to Columbus, Ohio last week to compete at Nationals! They played two games; Labor Link from Indiana and McGlovin from Virginia and were just barely beat out by both. The score of the game against Labor Link was 15-10, and McGlovin...

The 802 Toyota Softball Team is on their Way to Nationals!

Our 802 Toyota Softball Team left Wednesday night at 10 p.m. to start their 14-hour journey to Columbus, Ohio, where they'll be competing at the National Tournament! They had a great season, finishing 1st in the Barre League with a record of 28-2; they finished 5th in...

Meet 802 Toyota’s General Manager, Roger Williams

Introducing 802 Toyota's new General Manager! Roger Williams, whose first job was as a paper boy, has now been working in the automotive industry for more than 40 years. Roger is a talented bass fisherman who loves Vermont in the fall and spending time with his...

Toyota Saving the Trees – by the Billions!

Over 10 years ago, Toyota started using returnable containers for shipping their parts and accessories. So far they've saved: 220 million pounds of wood 145 million pounds ofcardboard = equivalent to 2.7 billion trees! As Toyota says, "Boot the box. Kick the carton....

Toyota Eclipses 10 Million in Toyota Camry Sales!

1 in 5 Toyota cars sold is a Toyota Camry The Camry has officially reached its 10 millionth sale! The Camry has been America's best-selling car for the past 11 years, and it represents almost 20 percent of the vehicles that Toyota has ever sold. The Toyota Camry also...

Shawn’s Thunder Road Updates!

Shawn has been a busy man, what with working a full-time job and still putting in his time at the Thunder Road SpeedBowl and taking care of his 802 Toyota-emblazoned Toyota Camry! Here we have a list of updates from his last few races, and we'll update more as he...

802 Toyota Staff Feature: Alex Drew

Meet Alex Drew, 802 Toyota's Internet Sales Consultant Alex, also known as "Stewie", "Drewbie" and "Lex" is a lefty who loves both sushi and Thai Food, although his favorite restaurant is Positive Pie in Montpelier. His biggest fear is the IRS, and if he were a car...

Toyota Introduces the 2014 Toyota Corolla

See what the Corolla has in store for 2014 The 2014 Toyota Corolla was recently showcased to the public for the first time, with a noticeably different style and improved technology. The new Corolla looks very similar to the Furia concept Toyota showed earlier this...

Toyota Donates $250,000 to Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

How you can help tornado victims in Oklahoma Toyota announced last week that it would be giving a $250,000 donation to support relief as well as rebuilding efforts for victims of the Oklahoma tornado. The money will go towards immediate response and mid-to-long term...

Welcome to the 802 Toyota Parts Department

802 Toyota Parts is new and improved! If you haven't seen our new Toyota Parts area in our new building, you should definitely come check it out. It's not your average Toyota parts store; we've got all kinds of Toyota gear including t-shirts, koozies, hats (camo print...

Meet Tim Wheatley, our Assistant Parts Manager

Introducing Tim Wheatley of 802 Toyota Parts Tim Wheatley has lived in Vermont for 25 years, and enjoys a good Switchback, hunting and playing sports such as basketball, softball and golf. He sure has some great fun facts about himself; he loves Under Armour, his...

Toyota Partners with Teen Vogue for Safe Driving Campaign

Teen Vogue and Toyota introduce "Arrive in Style" to promote safe driving among teenage girls Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers, so Toyota and Teen Vogue have teamed up to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, hoping...

Toyota Predicts a Hybrid Future

Toyota's hybrid sales are growing at a fast pace Their first hybrid launched in 1997, taking ten years to hit the 1 millionth sale, but just two years later we hit the 2 million marker. Slightly less than a year after that, we've hit 5 million. With this Toyota plans...

Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race Scion FR-S

The Toyota Pro/Celebrity race has been held since 1977 as a charity event that matches Hollywood celebrities against professional athletes on the Grand Prix course in Long Beach. Last year, drivers raced the Scion tC, this year they will be racing with the Scion FR-S....

“2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Sets the Bar Pretty High”

Jo Borras of Gas2 wrote a simple, quick and fantastic review of the 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid from this year's Chicago Auto Show. He starts off by saying that for him, the Avalon was the undisputed star of the show. It had "buttery soft leather" seating surfaces,...

The Ladies of the 802 Toyota Service Department

Introducing our two amazing females in the 802 Toyota Service Department, Michele Miller and Amber Dudley! Michele Miller is your one-stop Warranty Administrator. She knows the who's who of warranty claims. If there's a question about whether or not your service is...

802 Toyota Staff Feature: Shannon Bolduc

Say hello to our leading (sales)lady, Shannon Bolduc!Shannon has been with 802 Toyota for three years; a graduate of Mount Mansfield High School and resident of South Burlington, Vt., she is a life-long Vermonter, although she's also spent time living in Nevada and...

More Details of the Redesigned 2014 Toyota Tundra

The 2014 Toyota Tundra Debuts at the Chicago Auto Show Technology and fuel efficiency are two major factors for competitors when it comes to designing trucks. Toyota hasn't redesigned the Tundra since 2007, but with the 2014 Toyota Tundra, it's showing off both...

A Redesigned Toyota Tundra to Debut on Feb. 7!

Our very own 2008 Toyota Tundra in white Toyota has just announced that a redesigned Toyota Tundra will debut at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. This will be the 2014 Toyota Tundra; we don't yet know how redesigned it will be, but we're excited to see it! The current...

Toyota and BMW to Make a Collaboration Sports Car

Toyota has just entered an agreement with BMW to partner up and accomplish four things; 1. Namely developing a sports car by the end of the year 2. Develop hydrogen fuel cell system by 2020 3. Generate lightweight materials 4. Create next-generation lithium-based...

Toyota Avalon to Offer Qi Wireless Cell Phone Charging

Toyota is offering a new Qi Wireless Charging System on the new Avalon, a design and function they created based solely on consumer reactions and requests. The Avalon is the first car in the world to be made available with Qi wireless charging, which will be included...

The 1st Behind-The-Wheel Video of the New Toyota RAV4

Consumer Reports recently posted this video that is the first behind-the-wheel video of the all-new RAV4. Auto Spies sums up the video with a couple of important excerpts: "driving the RAV4 feels rather familiar. With firmer suspension, it feels more tied down yet...

New Prius Has 60 MPG, e-4WD and Sleeker Design

Motor Trend recently wrote a blog post about the next-generation Prius, which as they say will be "hugely ambiguous". After an interview with a Toyota engineer, they were well equipped with some exclusive info on the latest design. The new Prius is due in spring of...

Toyota Testing “Smart” Cars

Toyota is currently testing new car safety systems that are designed to allow vehicles to communicate with one another, as well as with the roads they're driving on. It build a whole town to do so in fact, which we wrote a post on last week; Toyota Builds Town in...

Toyota Builds Town in Japan to Test Safety Systems

In November, Toyota began operations at its new test site, the Intelligent Transport System Proving Ground. Located in Japan, the testing ground is 8.6 acres of urban environment-mimicking land. It has roads and traffic systems that allow Toyota to test active safety...

Toyota’s City-EV Concept: The iiMO

Last year, Toyota unveiled a new concept designed to be an all-electric city car, and deemed it the "Fun-Vii". More recently the concept has been renamed the iiMo and more details have arrived. Before we start, a reminder that this is a futuristic concept car is...

The All-New 802 Toyota is Now Open for Business!

The heavily-anticipated opening of the new building has arrived; 802 Toyota Scion is now open for business right on schedule. The all-new 802 Toyota Scion was an initiative to create a building that was both environmentally friendly and self sufficient. Just honk your...

Toyota Announces Brand-New Safety Technologies

Toyota has created two advanced safety features, which they presented at the 2012 Safety Technology Seminar. The first is called the Intelligent Clearance Sonar, and the other is Drive-Start Control. Intelligence Clearance Sonar is meant to reduce parking lot...

Is This the Face of the New Toyota Prius Line?

The Toyota FT-Bh Concept is not designed to be the face of the new Prius c, but it does have several features that The Fast Lane Car believes will be on the next generation Prius family vehicles. The FT-Bh concept uses compressed natural gas (CNG), which definitely...

New Toyota Fuel Cell Powers Building

Even though Toyota will not be selling fuel cell vehicles in the US for a few years, it's already using the technology to power its Torrance facility. Toyota activated a 1.1-megawatt hydrogen fuel cell generator, which will supply roughly half of the electricity for...

“Toyota Prius c Takes Efficiency and Value to the Max”

The Fast Lane Car posted an extremely positive review of the Prius c, so I thought I'd share some of the highlights with you! Boasting 53 MPG, the Prius c has the best fuel economy in the United States without having an electric plug. The exterior has a unique design,...

Toyota Says Hybrids and Fuel Cell Vehicles are the Future

Hybrid Cars wrote a blog post regarding Toyota's decision to go in the direction of hybrid and fuel cell vehicles as opposed to EVs. Toyota Motor Europe CEO Didier Leroy recently said that Toyota believes more in plug-in hybrids than pure electric, and that hydrogen...

Central Vermont Humane Society’s New Shelter Van Party!

The Central Vermont Humane Society will be hosting a "New Shelter Van Party" on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 2-3 p.m. In case you missed the story behind their new van, CVHS was part of the 100 Cars for Good program hosted by Toyota, which grants 100 nonprofits with a new...

A Day in the Life of a Toyota Prius C Hybrid

A vehicle reviewer from The Fast Lane Car posted a video called "A Day in the Life of a Toyota Prius C Hybrid". It's a simple review and test drive for you to watch so you can make a more informed decision on whether or not the Prius C is right for you! And if it just...

Toyota Prius World Records

What World Records Can you Break with your Toyota Prius? Toyota Prius Projects are basically a string of separate projects put together by Toyota that are all published on the Toyota Prius Projects website; we wrote about one that featured a Prius Projects' Concept...

The Prius Plug-In Hybrid’s MPG Explained

What are the real benefits of driving electric? Are there any? Bear with me, this post has a lot of numbers! I did some serious math to figure out what the real benefits of owning a Prius Plug-In Hybrid versus owning a regular sedan (the numbers I used for comparison...

2014 Toyota RAV4 to Lose its Spare Tire!

Last week Toyota showed off its new model line to a group of car dealers in Las Vegas, and the RAV4's spare tire was nowhere to be seen. The RAV4 has had its iconic spare tire since its release in 1994 on the first generation RAV, which was named the 1997 Automobile...

Test Drive of the 2012 Toyota Tundra 4×4

Times Free Press just published a test drive review of the 2012 Toyota Tundra, what they call "a sturdy work truck with a heart of a Lexus." After you've checked out the review, head to our website to browse our 2012 Toyota Tundra inventory too! Styling & Comfort...

The 2012 Toyota Yaris SE Hatchback

The brutally-honest reviewer's test run of the 2012 Yaris SE Hatchback George Straton, blogger and self-proclaimed “brutally honest” reviewer just posted his own review of the 2012 Toyota Yaris SE Hatchback. What better review of a car than a brutally honest one? If...

The 2013 Toyota Auris (aka the 2013 Toyota Corolla)

The 2013 Toyota Corolla gets an all-new makeover for this model year. Toyota just released an image of the 2013 Toyota Corolla, or the Toyota Auris as it's called in Japan. This new Corolla is promoted as a "sleek, sporty new look for the latest generation of the...

802 Toyota’s Most Popular Posts

Happy Friday, 802 fans! In case you've missed them, here are our top five most popular blog posts, ever! 1. Which Toyota Looks Like a Lamborghini? 2. How to: Steal a Prius 3. Become a Morning Person in 20 Minutes 4. The Prius Family 5. Do you want to drive James...

2013 Toyota RAV4 EV First Drive

Image via NewCarsRelease.net The all-new and coming-soon Toyota RAV4 EV has received an excellent drive review that came with some knowledgeable information about the vehicle. The new RAV4 EV comes with normal and sport power settings and achieves a range of roughly...

The New Toyota Camry-Inspired Rav4

Image via Autoblog This image (and more images here) were caught of this potential Camry-inspired Rav4 prototype. The Rav4 hasn't seen a full makeover in six years, and this one seems to be cruising quickly into a completely new look.  The new Rav4 should be presented...

Pricing Announced for the 2013 Toyota Venza

If you read our post about the 2013 Toyota Venza, you may be interested in hearing about the pricing. According to autoblog, the Venza will be priced starting at $27,700 and will be rolling our way in the not-too-distant future. Keep an eye on our new Toyota inventory...

100 Cars for Good

On Monday, the Central Vermont Humane Society (CVHS) will compete with four other nonprofit organizations around the country in order to win a car from Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program. Toyota's Facebook Page will feature the five nonprofits, and based on how many...

Toyota RAV4 EV Pricing Announced

Although it was announced two years ago, the RAV4 EV is about to make its way to the market for the first time. By the end of this year, a fully-quipped electric RAV4 will be available for $49,800. The RAV4 EV's range is 100 miles, and can recharge from empty in about...

Toyota Working on Mood-Sensing Cars

Toyota has spent several years developing technology for vehicles so that they can sense the mood of their driver, but now that technology is becoming more of a reality. Toyota is working on a program that will use over 230 facial-recognition sensors within the...

Toyota Announces Single-Seat Electric Car

Toyota has unveiled its latest single-seat electric vehicle, the 2012 Coms. The Coms is designed with short trips in mind, being able to reach only 60 miles per hour. With a full charge the Coms is able to travel 31 miles and is even able to head into pedestrian areas...

Redesign Toyota

Starting with the GT 86, Toyota is beginning to go in a new, more exciting direction. They will still keep their original models, but will also be expanding to a sportier model line, comparable to the GT 86. CEO Akio Toyoda said that they will be involving fewer...

All-New 2013 Toyota Venza

Toyota presented its 2013 Venza at the New York International Auto Show this week. The upgraded Venza sees a nice exterior makeover, as well as a few additional interior features, including optional Entune. "[The] Venza was developed specifically for the North...

Toyota to Debut an All-New Sedan

Toyota will be unveiling a brand-new, US-designed sedan at the New York International Auto Show (April 6-15). This vehicle has been kept a huge secret, so there are no details to disclose except that it will be revealed alongside an updated Venza. While we don't have...

Blind Man Tests Toyota’s Self-Driving Car

Legally-blind Steve Mahan of California test drove Google's self-driving Toyota Prius last week (and by legally blind, I mean 95 percent). He successfully made a trip to both Taco Bell and the dry cleaner, as he joked behind the wheel "Look Ma, no hands!" Mahan said...

Neal Bates and the Good Old Celica

Neal Bates, a current and veteran rally driver for Toyota wanted to show that the Celica (his old rally vehicle) still had what it takes. So he and his friends at Toyota gave it a full restoration before its debut in Melbourne. Low and behold, the 32-year-old Toyota...

FT-Bh Concept Gets 112 MPG

Yet another product of the Geneva Motor Show - the Toyota FT-Bh concept vehicle that is said to acheive 112 miles per gallon. With a huge reduction in weight and an aerodynamic shape, this vehicle is above and beyond fuel efficient. Check out the video below to see...

Toyota Unveils New Yaris Hybrid

The 2012 Yaris Hybrid was just unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, which uses a culmination of both the 74-horsepower 1.5 liter gasoline engine working with the 80-horsepower electric motor to achieve roughly 100 combined horsepower for the little Yaris Hybrid. The new...

The Future of Toyota: Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp has a goal to be producing thousands of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles by the 2020s to supply the demand for petroleum-free vehicles. Toyota unveiled their hydrogen-powered FCV-R concept car at the Geneva Motor Show (see photo), but there are no solid...

Toyota Makes New App for Car

Toyota and Samsung are joining forces to create an app in which Samsung smart phones can connect to entertainment and information systems installed in Toyota vehicles. This will enhance connectivity, multimedia capabilities and Internet services, according to the...

“Eat More Kale”

Bo Muller-More, the man made famous by his "Eat More Kale" t-shirts and fight vs. Chick-fil-A is making a new documentary film, according to WPTZ.com. Now, WPTZ is testy about copying information from their articles (as they should be), so here's a link to the full...

Prius Project: Concept Bike

Toyota Prius Projects and Parlee Cycles joined forces a while back to create a concept bike. A bicycle that will fuse together the cutting-edge Parlee with the innovative forward thinking of the Prius. The whole process is being captured by blogger, photographer and...

How to: Win a 2012 Camry for yourself, and for a friend

In a press release that came out this morning, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. announced a marketing campaign that is integrated with Shazam mobile. It enables viewers to use the Shazam app to enter for a chance to win two new 2012 Camrys - one for themselves, and...

What position will Toyota play in the Superbowl?

Toyota released its Superbowl ad yesterday morning, so take a look at the commercial created to take place during America's most-anticipated sports showdown of the year. I'll be honest - I just learned football. What I say is, last year I learned the rules, this year...

Weathering it out

Photo by Jack Rowell, courtesy of the SPA website Studio Place Arts in Barre is featuring an exhibit from Jan. 24 to Feb. 25 called "Weathering It Out," which shows how we are weathering dynamic weather patters, according to the Studio Place Arts website. On their...

Which new Toyota looks like a Lamborghini?

 According to Digital Trends, Toyota Engineering Society showed up at the Tokyo Auto Salon with their all-new, custom-made TES-ERA EV electric sports coupe. This car looks awesome. I mean it's not a Lamborghini, but it's got the look - and the doors. Apparently it's...

The Prius Family

The Prius has evolved and upgraded over the years and has distinguished itself immensely in the world of automobiles. Toyota has added three new Prii to its family this year, while additionally upgrading its current model – now the Prius family has four; the 3rd...

How to: Steal a Prius

Ever wanted to know how to steal a car with a Smart Key? It's certainly not easy - well actually it's almost impossible. So if you find by the end of this article that you'd like to own one of the most difficult-to-steal cars out there, view our Prius inventory here....

Courtesy Toyota Changes Its Name To 802 Toyota

Dave Birmingham dave@vtcars.com 802-229-9117 COURTESY TOYOTA SCION OF BERLIN MAKES FINAL CHANGE TO NAME AND LOGO Owner Dave Birmingham releases the name change of the Courtesy dealership to “802” Toyota Scion BERLIN, Vt., July 11, 2007 -- As of today Courtesy Toyota...