Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Monday, March 3, 2014
Although numerous studies acknowledge that women influence a significant portion of today’s new-vehicle sales. In black households, according to Marc Bland, the head of diversity at Polk, women control at least 49 percent of new-vehicle sales. Unfortunately, in many facets of the male-dominated automotive field, women continue to be underrepresented, especially when it comes to the design studios.
To kick off Women's History Month, we wanted to re-highlight one of the pioneers in the industry, Crystal Windham, who is only in her early 40s, is one of the highest ranking black female car designers.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
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Sunday, February 23, 2014
Highlight: The RX name stands for Radiant Crossover, according to Wikipedia.
Test vehicle’s MSRP: $46,950 (Base Model starts at $40,670)
Seating Capacity: 5
Standard Safety Features: 10 airbags; ABS; an electronic brake force distribution; LED Running Lights; a vehicle theft deterrent system; automatic collision notification; an emergency assist button; an enhanced roadside assistance system; and a tire pressure monitoring system
Standard Equipment: 18-inch wheels; a 6-speed transmission; 10-way power cloth seats; driver’s seat easy/exit access; a power tilt/telescopic steering wheel; a rearview automatic mirror; keyless entry with a smart less touch pad; partially reclining rear seats; and a Tonneau cover for the cargo area.
Front- Macpherson Strut, coil
Rear- Double Wishbone type, coil springs
Standard Audio: a 9-speaker AM/FM/CD with XM Satellite subscription for 90 days
Friday, February 21, 2014
|Dr. Michael Woods (l) receives keys from local Toyota dealer|
While the cash donation was earmarked to address weight reduction with children in the community, the 2014 truck will be used to transport time-sensitive pharmaceuticals and critical medical equipment supplies to at-risk residents in two of the metro country areas.
This is just another example of Toyota demonstrating their commitment to companies that support their communities.Toyota Dealer Diversity Operations and Community Relations Manager Alva Mason and entered into a partnership to help the health center grow its organization.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Test vehicle’s MSRP: $38,695 (Base Model starts at $30,825)
Seating Capacity: 5
Standard Safety Features: 10 airbags; ABS; brake hold feature; rain sensing wipers; electronic parking brake; daytime running lights; a Tire Pressure Monitoring System; an electronic stability program; and an electronic traction control
Standard Equipment: 17-inch wheels; paddle shifters; 14-way power front seats with memory; cloth seats; a 4.5-inch audio/infotainment screen; spilt folding rear seats; electromechanical power steering; and a fuel saving stop/start feature
Suspension System: a sport-tuned 4-wheel independent suspension system