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Toyota overtakes BMW as most valuable global car brand

Toyota has overtaken BMW as the most valuable automotive brand, an annual ranking of the world's top brands shows.

The value of the Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Hyundai brands improved by double-digit percentages compared with 2012, largely because of strong demand in China and the United States, according to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study released by market research company Millward Brown today.

Toyota's 2013 brand value rose 12 percent to $24.5 billion largely because of its significant inroads in the hybrid market, according to…

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Scion Announces Pricing for Limited Production Scion 10 Series, New 2014 tC and iQ

Scion today announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) for its new limited production Scion 10 Series, the 2014 tC and the 2014 iQ. The Scion 10 Series includes special enhancements to the new tC and iQ as well as to the 2013 models of the xD, xB and FR-S in celebration of the brand's 10th anniversary.

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Pikes Peak Return for Upgraded TMG EV P002

COLOGNE, Germany (May 6, 2013) - TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH (TMG) has sent a revised TMG EV P002 to Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to defend its electric title.
 
Based on data gained from last year's record-breaking run of 10 minutes 15.380 seconds, engineers at TMG's electric vehicle technology centre have generated more performance from the TMG powertrain to further improve that mark.



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