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  1. Toyota pulls the plug on Scion small car brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    Toyota has confirmed it will wind down its Scion brand in the United States, ending a 12-year effort to create a separate identity for small cars aimed at young buyers. Toyota said it will start rebadging three 2017 model Scion cars as Toyotas starting in August.

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  2. Toyota scraping Scion brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Chronicle Herald

    Scion was formed in 2003 to court Generation X buyers, who didn't like their parents' brands and didn't trust traditional marketing, says Bob Carter, Toyota Motor Corp.'s senior vice-president of U.S. operations. It was known for its funky designs, like the boxy xB, and was the brand Toyota used when it wanted to experiment with new kinds of marketing, like pop-up test or no-haggle pricing.

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  3. Toyota to end production of Scion brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WAAY

    Toyota officially announced on Wednesday that production of the Scion brand will stop at the end of the 2016 model year, Motor Trend magazine reported . Scion has been in production since 2003 and saw its sales peak in 2006 with approximately 175,000 vehicles sold.

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  4. The Scion FR-S Will Be Called The Toyota FR-S Instead Of Something CrazierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Jalopnik

    What an eventful day we've had mourning... well, discussing the death of the Scion brand ! Then again, the Scions themselves aren't really dying, they're just getting absorbed into the Toyota brand. But what will we call them? In the case of the FR-S, the only member of the Scion family we really care about, a Toyota spokesperson confirmed to Jalopnik that the name of the car will be... wait for it... wait for it... the Toyota FR-S.

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  5. Toyota gives up on millennial/hipster brand ScionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | West Australian

    Toyota said Wednesday it will drop its Scion brand, the often-quirky line of cars it launched in the United States 13 years ago targeted at American millennials and hipsters. The world's largest automaker said it will stop selling cars under the Scion name by summer, and instead merge them back into its main fleet for the US market.

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  6. This car brand is about to disappear for good this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    Toyota Motor Corp. established Scion as a separate brand in 2003 for sale in U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, but sales plunged following the economic recession in 2008 and never fully recovered. Sales of all models combined peaked at just over 173,000 in 2006.

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  7. Toyota discontinues Scion after years of slumping salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, file photo, the Scion iM concept is unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Toyota announced Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, that it is discontinuing its Scion brand, aimed at younger car buyers, after years of slumping sales.

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  8. Scion, Toyotaa s oddball youth brand, never had a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Washington Post

    ... the time young drivers started buying fewer cars. Last year, during the biggest auto sales year in U.S. history , Scion's sales tumbled 3 percent to about 56,000 cars, a third of what the brand sold in 2006. Some models, like the FR-S sports car and ...

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  9. Toyota closing down Sion brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Examiner.com

    Toyota has announced the end to their youth oriented Scion brand. Established in 2003, Scion was Toyota's effort at trying to loop customers in at a young age, establishing long time customers.

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  10. Toyota to merge lines as Scion nameplate axedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Examiner.com

    Scion , Toyota 's attempt to encourage a new generation of buyers, will soon drift into automotive history as the number one carmaker pulls the plug on the struggling operation. Just months after the launch of two models that were critical to reviving the brand, Scion will discontinue its sales operations in August.

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  11. Scion vehicles displayed at the North American International Auto Show last month in Detroit.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Scion, which started in 2003, has seen lagging sales, with a mere 56,167 cars sold last year in the U.S. Scion owners will be able to get their cars serviced by Toyota, and many Scion vehicles will be re-branded as Toyotas, according to a press release . "This isn't a step backward for Scion; it's a leap forward for Toyota," says Jim Lentz, founding vice president of Scion and now CEO of Toyota Motor North America.

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  12. Toyota Kills Off Scion BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Ubergizmo

    It looks like all good things must come to an end, and on the other hand, not-so-good stuff too, should be gotten rid of before it is too late. Regardless of how you look at the Scion brand from Toyota, it will be no more in due time.

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  13. Toyota Pulls The Plug On Scion, But Why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Car Connection

    In the video above, Toyota Motor North America's CEO Jim Lentz explains that Scion isn't really going away. Beginning in the 2017 model year, most remaining Scion models will be rebadged and sold as Toyotas.

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  14. 'Hip' car company to go away after 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | SFGate

    NOVEMBER 18: The Scion C-HR concept car is presented at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The LA Auto Show was founded in 1907 and is the first major North American auto show of the season each year.

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  15. Scion Died Because Toyota Never Really Gave A ShitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Jalopnik

    Scion is no more . Dead. Fin . We've seen this coming for years, but if we're being honest, everyone should have seen it from day one.

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  16. Toyota to Scrap Scion Brand, Keep the CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Advertising Age

    Toyota is pulling the plug on Scion, the funky upstart brand it launched in 2002 to appeal to the finicky younger buyers it was struggling to connect with on its own. The reason, according to Toyota: It's no longer struggling to connect with those buyers.

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  17. 2016 Scion iM First Test ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Motor Trend

    Once forbidden fruit, the Toyota Auris will be available Stateside starting in September as the 2016 Scion iM , and it's exactly what a Corolla hatchback should be: efficient, practical, and roomy. The iM fills the void once occupied by the Matrix hatchback but with a touch of Euro-chic flair, making it a little more interesting to drive and look at than current and previous compact Toyotas.

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  18. 2013 Scion FR-S Long-Term VerdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2013 | Motor Trend

    Most long-term cars spend about a year in the Motor Trend garage, but the 2013 Scion FR-S was only here for half that time. Despite that, the coupe was extremely busy.

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  19. 2013 Scion FR-S First TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2012 | Motor Trend

    ... specs, or what badge adorns the hood - is just as good as we want it to be. We can say, without a doubt, the 2013 Scion FR-S is a car that makes us pretty damn ecstatic. You know the story by now: A joint project with Toyota and Subaru , the FR-S is ...

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  20. Sayonara, Scion: Toyota Ending Brand Geared Toward Younger DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Scion, which started in 2003, has seen lagging sales, with a mere 56,167 cars sold last year in the U.S. Scion owners will be able to get their cars serviced by Toyota, and many Scion vehicles will be re-branded as Toyotas, according to a press release . "This isn't a step backward for Scion; it's a leap forward for Toyota," says Jim Lentz, founding vice president of Scion and now CEO of Toyota Motor North America.

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