Scion Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Scion is dead - RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CNET News.com

    ... dreams. One day. See full bio We might have seen the Cadillac ELR's demise a mile away, but the rather sudden death of Scion caught many by surprise. The youth-oriented brand, meant to shepherd buyers up through Toyota's ranks, is moving to that ...

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  2. Toyota to scrap Scion brand, keep the carsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Automotive News

    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 end will come quickly -- and just months after the launch of two vehicles that were seen as critical to reviving the brand.

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  3. Toyota Kills Off Scion 'Youth Brand' Focused On Small CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | GreenCarReports

    Conceived as an entry-level nameplate to slot below the main Toyota brand, and focused on small cars, Scion will cease to exist as an independent brand in August. The move comes just after parent Toyota attempted to reinvigorate Scion with two new models--the iA sedan and iM hatchback--and proposed that it would get a version of the upcoming C-HR subcompact crossover.

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

    Mar 28, 2013 | Reuters

    Toyota Motor Corp said it will wind down its Scion brand in the United States, retreating from 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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  5. Is Toyota Going To Kill Off Scion Today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Jalopnik

    There's a lot of talk swirling around right now that the Scion brand will be euthanized today. If this is true-and that remains a big if-it is just making official something that might as well have been real for a while: Scion is dead.

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  6. Scion FR-S: An Admirable Sports CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sacramento Today

    Originally a brand that was looking to capture youth-oriented car buyers that parent company Toyota was unable to reach, Scion has drifted from the game plan of late. The concept of offering vehicles with a certain edgy, unique appearance has not reached the level of success that was first expected.

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  7. Microbus-styled mini-MPV to use new electric platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Automotive News

    ... to a large upright MPV than an American-market minivan, with many at the CES comparing it to a larger version of the Scion xB. "The basic idea is to develop a modular toolkit and take this flat battery idea into serial production, one motor on the ...

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  8. Toyota's U2 van concept to pop up in TorontoRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Automotive News

    ... ntion Centre. The show is open to the public Feb. 12-21. The U2 joins the 2016 Prius, RAV4 and "a totally tricked out" Scion iM at the Japanese automaker's Toronto display, Toyota said.

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  9. Is Scion Dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | CanadianDriver

    The Internet is a gold mine for wonderful or unbelievable stories, and sometimes also for "breaking" rumours. The latest readers will wake up to this morning is the news that Toyota could have decided to ditch their Scion sub-brand.

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  10. The 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata Ranked No. 3 out of 11 in Affordable Sports ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... The popular two-seater is available at Ferman Mazda of Brandon and takes the lead over rivals like the 2015 Scion FR-S/ Subaru BRZ and the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro. The vehicle has received an excellent ranking among Affordable Sports Cars by U.S. News ...

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  11. Report: Opel GT Concept Won't Ever Reach ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Automobile Magazine

    Last week, ahead of its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show, Opel revealed a GT concept that checked off all the right nostalgia boxes. A sporty two-door coupe, the Opel GT concept looked ready to take on Mazda's MX-5 Miata and Scion's FR-S.

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  12. Real-life Fast and Furious: Driving Sung Kang's ridiculously sexy Datsun 240ZRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Autoblog

    ... in the last 22 years. Besides peddling hard parts and electronics, GReddy expanded into motorsports , managing a Scion drift racing program. In the most recent 2015 Formula D season they finished second overall with Ken Gushi piloting the ...

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  13. No little red box under my tree, doggone itRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Christmas morning came and went in the snow-blanketed Colorado Rockies, but Santa failed to deliver the little red box we were hoping for A A - the 2015 Scion xB in Sizzling Crimson Mica. The new model of the "Dare to be Square" vehicle is now available at dealers with new features to recommend it and a low, low price to make it happen.

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  14. VW Budd-e electric van is headed for productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | AutoWeek

    ... to a large upright MPV than an American-market minivan, with many at the CES comparing it to a larger version of the Scion xB . "The basic idea is to develop a modular toolkit and take this flat battery idea into serial production, one motor on the ...

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  15. 2016 Scion iA offers great gas mileageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    Roseville, CA- Originally a brand that was looking to capture youth-oriented car buyers that parent company Toyota was unable to reach, Scion has drifted from the game plan of late. The concept of offering vehicles with a certain edgy, unique appearance has not reached the level of success that was first expected.

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  16. Toyota buys Daihatsu for small-car developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Autoblog

    ... its own name in the late 1980s and early 90s. However US customers may be more familiar with those it built for the Scion brand, such as the Scion xB that was based on the Daihatsu Materia. While the realistic part of our brains force us to admit ...

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  17. West Seattle-residing firefighter scores big on TV game showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | West Seattle Blog

    ... "You can see me signaling the numbers to her." Ben went with the "3" first and got $1,000. The "1" got him the new Scion iM. And though he was up there delivering the picks, Dyer says he couldn't have done it without his collaborator in the ...

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  18. 10 Things You Need to Know About the 2015 Scion xBRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Autobytel

    The 2015 Scion xB is a car for Generation Y, those born between 1980 and 1994. Well, that was the plan for Toyota's youth-oriented brand in general.

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  19. Weight of 2016 Miata Curb Finally is RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... with the manual, and 2,542 when paired with the auto. (3) The new roadster is officially lighter than the sporty Scion FR-S rear-drive model, a sub-brand of Toyota. (3) It is also, according to Gas2, "one of the lightest cars for sale in America." ...

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  20. Tell Us About The Worst Car You Ever OwnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Jalopnik

    ... ch-dropping team. When we got home, I peeked under the car and saw the telltale drooling of oil. He dumped it for the Scion xB, which may not be as quick but is likely to run forever. "Vastly better car, even if it is several classes lower," he said.

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