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Half of the most inexpensive cars to maintain over 10 years are Toyotas #Winning

When you're in the market for a new car, it's important to think about costs beyond the initial price tag. Not only is an expensive luxury car more up front, maintenance costs are likely going to be higher. The great news for Toyota owners? Our preferred brand knows how to make reliable, long-lasting cars, and according to "Your Mechanic," Toyota is the lowest-cost-to-maintain brand.1 Here are the five Toyota models that made the list of top ten most inexpensive cars to maintain over 10 years, all of which can be found right here at Fernelius Toyota!

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Giant Panda De-Listed After 26 Years

 

This is the kind of news story 2016 needed. After being listed as Endangered by the IUCN since 1990, the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is finally on the road to recovery. Its population in the wild is increasing, thanks to significant efforts by the Chinese government to protect its habitat, and allow bamboo forests to re-grow in areas where habitat had been previously lost.

However, the IUCN...

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How the Prius Went From Zero to Hero in Child Seat Installation

If you have driven a Toyota Prius, and you have small children, you may have noticed it is impossible to install a child seat using the LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system. Or, more specifically, only possible after three cups of coffee, five threats to give up, four expletives you shouldn't have said in front of the kids, and several fistfuls of pulled hair.

Once you have installed your child...

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American Engineering is 1-Million Miles Reliable

Toyota is world-renowned for producing some of the longest-lasting and most dependable cars and trucks on the road. But is all of that because of the strength of Japanese engineering and design?

Victor Sheppard's 2007 Toyota Tundra has the answer for that.

The 2007 Tundra, and its midsize cousin, the Tacoma, were the first trucks to roll off the line at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. in San Antonio. They were also designed at Calty Design Research

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Were Your Favorite Toyota Models Designed & Engineered in Michigan?

Did you know that Toyota has been designing vehicles in North America long before the first Toyota was manufactured on American soil?

Calty Design Research, Inc. opened as a tiny operation in El Segundo, CA in 1973. It employed only 6 designers and 25 support staff, but through close-knit teamwork and bold American ingenuity, by 1978, Calty designed the Import Car of the Year -- the Toyota Celica Liftback.

Today, there are three Calty campuses, including one in Ann Arbor, MI.

A few hundred miles south of our Cheboygan showroom, many of your favorite new Toyota vehicles are being designed...

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Toyota Helps Preserve Biodiversity with IUCN Partnership

No one appreciates wildlife more than we do in Cheboygan. With Cheboygan State Park right next door, we are all privy to rare glimpses at colorful wildflowers, nesting birds, and fishing in Lake Huron.

That's why so many residents choose to drive a hybrid car, like the Toyota Prius, or another of the ever-expanding lineup of Toyota hybrid sedans, hatchbacks, and SUVs -- because climate change threatens our way...

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The MIT Technology Review Recognizes Toyota for Developing A.I.

What do you think of when you imagine a smart company? The first names that might spring to mind are SpaceX, Elon Musk's spacefaring vision of one day colonizing Mars, and Amazon, what started as an online bookseller that is now developing delivery-by-drone.

Toyota Motor Corporation appears among those names, and more on MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies of 2016.

Cheboygan drivers know that new Toyota...

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