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Toyota Aims for Flying Car

Toyota wants to have the 2020 Olympic torch to be lit by a flying car. The one that they are producing is different than any other similar prototype because they want it to be equally capable on the road and in the air. They don’t want it to need a runway to take off, and want to have the first manned flight by 2019.

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Your Car Search Ends Here

When you get home from work at the end of a long day, you want to sit at your computer and search through thousands of vehicles you don’t want, right? Since that doesn’t actually sound like what a person wants to do, take a look at our CarFinder tool. Once you put your specific vehicle criteria into our form, we will inform you when we find that exact vehicle.

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Getting the Maximum Mileage from a Tank of Gas

The best way to increase your gas mileage is to simply make a few small changes to your driving routine. If you take the time out to address these small issues, you will be able to get the maximum amount of miles from a tank of gas.

Our dealership here at Phil Meador Toyota in Pocatello, ID, is always looking to help our customers to get the most from their vehicles. Here is a compiled general list of tips to maximize gas mileage:...

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The 3 Top Reasons a Car Wash is So Important for Your Vehicle

While it is important for the appearance of your vehicle that you get to the car was often, it can have more positive effects than you might realize. These are the top 3 reasons it is so important to make visiting the car wash a part of your weekly routine.

1. All that dirt that is clinging to the exterior of your car is turning to sandpaper after each rain. This result is scratching the surface to the point bare metal will eventually be exposed...

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Avoid a Worst-Case Scenario

You may have heard that it is a good idea to have a roadside emergency kit in your car. But what exactly should you put in it? You should always make sure that you have plenty of bottled water and warm blankets and hand warmers. You should also pack an ice scraper or snow brush and windshield washer fluid. A foldable shovel, sand, salt, and cat litter can be very useful to have too. Be sure to always keep jumper cables, flares or reflective triangles and a flashlight and batteries in your vehicle, also. A tow rope is handy, and…
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Safe Driving Tips: Staying Safe When You Drive

Staying safe as you drive means following speed limits, obeying road signs, paying attention to other driver's on the road, and knowing when weather conditions cause the need to slow down. No matter the length of time you've been driving, where you live, or how experienced you think you are; accidents happen when least expected, often causing damages. These tips help you get from one destination to the next safely when they get used.

Put the Cell Phone Away: Even a quick glance at your phone can be devastating. Don't take your eyes off the road to…

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Good Tires Are a Must for Great Car Health.

As a car driver, we do everything we can to keep our car safe and running smooth. We all know that things like an oil change keep the motor working well and that having the car tuned up can save us wear and tear and perhaps get us better gas mileage. However, did you know that a simple tire rotation or tire replacement can help keep our car healthy and running longer over time? Well, it is true...

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Toyota Camry Stuns in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is sitting pretty with seven out of 18 segment awards from the 2017 J.D. Power U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS). The popular auto brand also ranked highest among non-premium brands and came in third overall.

But it was the Toyota Camry that took home the most distinctive honor. It was ranked in the study as the Most Dependable Vehicle Overall, and reported the lowest average number of problems per 100 cars (PP100). It was also...

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Keep Your Car Running Like Brand New with a Vehicle Maintenance Schedule

Getting a new car is very exciting and that first new car is a rite of passage. However, you shouldn’t get so caught up in the new car smell that you neglect learning about your car. Get the owner's manual out for your vehicle and read it to find out your vehicle maintenance schedule. Many new cars will have icons on the dashboard that tell you when something requires attention. Although your new vehicle may have icons, your manual will explain what each one means and gives you a specific reference to look at...

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Keep your Oil Clean to Keep Your Car Running

Did you know that putting off that oil change can lead to damages to your vehicle? The longer you put it off, the more likely you will run into problems in the long term. It's not enough to just have oil in your vehicle. The oil has to be clean in order to do its job. Your oil needs to be able to flow easily between all the moving parts of your vehicle and engine, but if it's saturated with gunk, that simply can't and won't happen...

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