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Toyota Manufacturing Plant Takes Bats Under Its Wing

For some people, bats are a creature of nightmares. Derided as "rats with wings," the world's only mammals capable of flight evoke a fear response in many. Those who study bats feel very differently.

Not only are bats relatively harmless (healthy bats do not attack humans, and the CDC reports only one or two cases of rabies per year in the U.S…

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Toyota Prius Beats Out Luxury Cars in IIHS LATCH Evaluations

What makes a good family car? Ask any parent, and the first priority is always safety. Everything else is bells and whistles. At Toyota Marin, we're proud to offer a lineup of vehicles rich with IIHS Top Safety Picks.

When it comes to your child, however, a Top Safety Pick is only the beginning. The overall crashworthiness of a car won't help if your child's car seat is install incorrectly, and, the…

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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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2016 Toyota RAV4 Goes the Extra Mile for Bay Area Drivers

There's no limit to the number of crossovers available to drivers around the San Francisco Bay Area. But, there's one crossover that stands out from the rest and it's undoubtedly the 2016 Toyota RAV4!

The 2016 RAV4 is more practical than ever while also displaying stunning good looks, fun-loving performance and a plethora of next-gen tech features. That’s why the RAV4 remains a top notch options for Bay Area commuters and families like you!

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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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Get off the beaten path with the Toyota 4Runner

A wild summer is surely in your future when you take the wheel of the capable and ready for anything 2016 Toyota 4Runner. The Toyota 4Runner is totally equipped to lead you off the beaten path and towards some extraordinary adventures.

 

Off the beaten path and loving it. #4Runner #KeepItWild

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You'll certainly find the Toyota 4Runner here at Toyota Marin. This durable sports utility vehicle comes standard with a 4.0-liter engine reac

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The 2016 Toyota Mirai is making waves

As human beings it's in our nature to progress and keep moving forward. Toyota has undoubtedly made its mark on the alternative fuel movement with the introduction of the 2016 Toyota Mirai, a hydrogen powered, zero emissions vehicle that's even won the 2016 World Green Car Award.

Marin Toyota is proud to be a part of the Toyota family, especially now…

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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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