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Giant Panda No Longer Endangered, but Conservation Victory Comes with a Dire Warning

Earlier this year, Toyota entered a partnership with the IUCN, funding species assessments. Just a few months later, the importance of the IUCN's work came into the global spotlight. A recent IUCN evaluation of the Giant Panda revealed the endangered bamboo-eating bears are no long endangered!

How is this possible?

It comes as a shock to many wildlife-lovers who had resigned to the idea that the

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Toyota Supports the Conservation Status You Know From Wikipedia

As a proud Californian, you felt driven to learn more about the California Condor... so you looked it up on Wikipedia. There, you learned these giant birds have up to a 10-foot wingspan, and that their numbers declined so sharply from lead poisoning, habitat loss, and poaching, that they were extinct in the wild for several years.

You also noticed, at the side of the page, the birds were listed as Critically

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Is Toyota One of the Smartest Companies in the World?

If you had to pick what companies might be recognized as leading innovators, which would you guess? If this were 10 or 20 years ago, you might guess a computer or electronics company like Microsoft, IBM, or Intel, and you probably would have been right.

As it happens, those three companies are still relevant -- all appeared on the MIT Technology Review 50 Smartest Companies of 2016 -- but not as much as Toyota…

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Toyota Reports Impressive April Sales; Ends Month as Number One Retail Brand

With total sales reaching 211,125 units for the month of April, Toyota claimed the number one spot in the industry among retail brands. With one extra selling day compared to April 2015, sales were flat (up zero percent) on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis, but rose nearly four percent on a volume basis. Toyota division sales topped out at 186,243 deliveries, up five percent on a volume basis and 1.1 percent on...

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Meet the All-New 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

This year, prepare for Toyota's lineup of hybrid models to get even bigger. The new member that will soon be arriving at our San Rafael, CA showroom is the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Not only is this SUV ready to take your adventures further, but it is ready to discover the unknown.

Toyota recently called upon the Vaga Brothers, YouTube stars that have become known as expert explorers, to put this hybrid to the test. Take a look at their journey as they venture into the San Gabriel Mountains while using only one tank of gas.

 

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Celebrate Truck Tuesday with the 2016 Toyota Tundra

The key to being a hard worker, is taking the time to reward yourself with adventure. The 2016 Toyota Tundra knows a thing or two about this work-life balance, having been designed to cater to both. You can count on this versatile truck to be ready to seek adventure or put in a long day of work. Whichever you choose, the Tundra will be there by your side.

If you're looking for a truck that was built to do it all, make your…

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Toyota Introduces us to Fuel Cell

One of the biggest challenges we face today is our environment. It's the one issue that not only plagues our current generation but future ones. Toyota, with its hybrid technology, took initiative to rectify the issue long ago, and now fifteen years preceding its first hybrid car, the Toyota Prius, release, Toyota has discovered another means to better our planet--and our pocket books. Its latest environmental initiative is fuel cell.

 

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An Automotive Auto-Biography Starring the Toyota Camry

They say life is about choices--art or science, work or play. Here at Toyota Marin, however, we think life is less about making choices than it is about finding balance.

And maybe that's why we're such big fans of the Toyota Camry: we love that it seems to toe the line between so many different and admirable qualities. Sporty and practical, fun to drive and safe, efficient and powerful, bold and reliable--there's a lot to love about the new Camry.

 

 

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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Displayed in the Big Apple

Here at Toyota Marin, it's our distinct pleasure to introduce the brand new 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to drivers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

The RAV4 Hybrid is a much-welcomed addition to our family of new models and it's certain to be a smash hit the moment it arrives at our dealership.

How so?

Well, the Hybrid displays all the practical appeal of the RAV4, but adds in significantly improved fuel efficiency…

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