2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure release date and special features

Toyota Debuts New Trim Offering for RAV4 at Chicago Auto Show

Toyota is upping the ante on one of its most popular vehicles, the RAV4 compact crossover. Not only will the original model get some updates for the new model year but an entirely new adventure-ready trim level is entering the lineup. Debuting at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure revealed a RAV4 model that was capable of going farther off the beaten path than previous models. We break down the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure release date and special features below. Read the rest of this entry >>

Hybrid Driving Tips to Maximize Your MPG

Increase your Toyota hybrid fuel economy by following these guidelines

Chances are if you own a Toyota hybrid vehicle it means you are concerned about gas mileage and/or are spending a large amount of time behind the wheel. The good news is that Toyota hybrid vehicles are built to maximize fuel economy on every single trip. However, driving habits can also play a big part in whether your car sips or chugs fuel. Check out our hybrid driving tips to maximize your mpg below and try and incorporate them into your driving behavior to reduce trips to the gas station and keep money in your wallet. Read the rest of this entry >>

What is Lane Departure Warning?

Your Guide to Toyota Safety Sense

In the last few years, innovations in the automobile industry have exploded. Never before have there been so many new features available that were not even possible as few as five years ago. This is especially true when it comes to safety. New innovations always come with a learning curve and the new terminology can be confusing. We wanted to help break down some questions we have been hearing recently at the Ackerman Toyota dealership. What is Lane Departure Warning? What is Toyota Safety Sense? If you are wondering, then keep reading. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota Aids Paralyzed Veteran with a Robot Sidekick

Toyota Research Department Creates a Human Support Robot

Everyone is familiar with the Toyota brand for its lineup of well-loved vehicles. However, that is not all that they do. With a mission to increase mobility for all, Toyota has been conducting research on how they can make a difference in the lives of people with limited mobility. One area that they have seen success in is building human support robots that can help people with disabilities have increased mobility and independence in their lives. Recently, Toyota has aided a paralyzed veteran with a robot sidekick for his home. See the story below. Read the rest of this entry >>