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Toyota Prius Makes it Easy for Families to Stay Safe and Green

When it's time to pick out your next family vehicle, you don't want a gas-guzzler that will cost a fortune on fuel. On the other hand, larger vehicles are often the safer choice when riding with young children.

The new Toyota Prius is turning that image on its head, delivering both family safety and incredible fuel economy.

The 2016 Toyota Prius is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, because it performed up to the…

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How You Can Follow Toyota's Lead & Help Your Friendly Neighborhood Bats

Since launching the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050 last year, Toyota has been on fire reducing emissions, cutting down on waste, and preserving biodiversity at local and global levels. Last month, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. was nominated for a Wildlife Habitat Council Award for its bat conservation project.

The powertrain manufacturing..

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Automotive News Honors DCH Toyota of Torrance as One of the Best Dealerships to Work For in 2016

At DCH Toyota of Torrance, we couldn't be more proud to have been honored as one of the Best Dealerships to Work For 2016 by Automotive News. Only 100 dealers were chosen out of the thousands of franchised dealerships in the nation, and while we learned we had made that list back in July, today, the rankings were released.

Out of large dealerships, DCH Toyota of Torrance ranks in at number 14.

That's not bad, but there…

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Can the Car You Drive Change the Fate of the Giant Panda?

Great news for conservationists and nature lovers around the world broke early last September. The Giant Panda is now listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List -- a down-listing from its previously held status of Endangered.

According to the IUCN, a non-profit organization which conducts threat-assessments of thousands of species, the Giant Panda has been growing in numbers steadily since the...

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Was a Classic Toyota Sports Car Designed in Your Neighborhood?

In a recently-uploaded video, Toyota gives us a rare, behind-the-scenes look at its California-based design studios, Calty.

Now, while Toyota has begun manufacturing many of its most popular models in the United States, including the No. 1 car on the American-Made Index, historically, the company sold imports. Yet, did you know that as early as 1973, before Toyota began manufacturing in the U.S., it was designing vehicles right in the Los Angeles area?

"El Segundo wasn't a campus," said Doris Kusumoto, Calty Financial Manager. "It was one portion of a modest building in an industrial...

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Local Mirai Owner Tells His Story

If there is one thing that makes living in California great, it's the beaches. Maybe that's one of the reasons Californians are so concerned about climate change -- sea-level rise could threaten our favorite sandy surf spots!

We're lucky to live in one of the few places in the world with a hydrogen fuel station network developed enough to allow us to drive Toyota Mirai, and many Los Angeles residents are.

Take Mark Mobley, of…

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2016 Toyota Highlander Struts its Stuff for Autotrader Critics

Should you find yourself searching for a midsize SUV for your next automotive purchase, we at DCH Toyota of Torrance would be quick to point you in the direction of ours, the 2016 Toyota Highlander.

Wondering why we would? If so, pair up with Autotrader pundit Jabari Jones in the clip below. He's here today to highlight some of the crossover's choicest qualities:

Those who stick with the base LE trim will enjoy a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that's good for a healthy 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission, the…

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MotorWeek Sings Praises of Spectacular 2016 Toyota Avalon

If you're in the market for a full-size sedan, we here at DCH Toyota of Torrance are quite confident you'll find a whole lot to like about ours, the 2016 Toyota Avalon. In our estimation, it ranks right up there with some of the very best in the biz.

And lest you think we're only expressing our inherent bias, we encourage you to check the clip below. As it turns out, the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek are also quite fond of this flagship four-door:

The Avalon's sole engine option -- a 3.5-liter V6 -- is straight-up sublime…

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Toyota Camry Has Reason to Celebrate This 4th of July as the No. 1 Car on the American-Made Index!

Who would have guessed the Toyota Camry, one of the best-selling cars in the United States, was also assembled here using more domestic parts than any other model? It's true, at least according to the Cars.com American-Made Index (AMI).

Every year, Cars.com consolidates data about where and with what new vehicles are manufactured. Vehicles are only eligible for AMI ranking if they are assembled in the United ...

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Toyota is 17th on MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies of 2016

There was once a time when the internet was tethered by cables and phone lines, when movies were all in 2D, and when car companies and technology companies were two completely different things.

Times have changed, and this year, Toyota found its name alongside those of Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft on MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies of 2016 list. It ranked 17th, putting it ahead of more traditional...

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