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Get to know the latest Toyota technology before you visit our showroom

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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How-To Videos for Using Toyota Apps and Features 

The 2020 lineup of Toyota vehicles available at the Serra Toyota showroom all share one common thread – technology. Almost all of the 2020 Toyota cars, trucks and SUVs that have been delivered to our showroom can be integrated with several different popular digital devices. Additionally, Toyota has released a proprietary application that will extend the range where owners can interact with their vehicles. The how-to videos for using Toyota apps and features will give people who are new to the brand an idea of what they can do with them once they get home. Serra Toyota customers can see a live demonstration of any of these technologies or features when they schedule an appointment with one of our product experts today.  (more…)

Get a look at the rest of the Toyota display at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Monday, February 24th, 2020
A photo of the tailgate on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma Trail.

New Toyota Vehicles at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show 

Did you enjoy our blogs about what our far-flung correspondent was able to send back from The Windy City? There are some photos of the new Toyota vehicles at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show that didn’t get picked by our staff to share on our blog the first time around. We thought that some of you would like to take a look at some of these other angles to get you as excited about these vehicles as we are. Of the new batch of photos you’ll see below, one of the models we’re really ready to see is the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime. This plug-in hybrid crossover SUV will be able to travel a fair distance without using a single drop of gasoline. If you’d like to learn more about any of these vehicles make an appointment with one of our product experts today.  (more…)

Watch 2020 Super Bowl LIV at One of These Local Sports Bars

Sunday, January 26th, 2020
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Where to Watch 2020 Super Bowl Around Birmingham AL

The Super Bowl is a time for football fanatics to come together to eat food, drink, cheer, and yell all in good fun. This year’s Super Bowl LIV matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs on February 2nd is sure to draw a crowd all throughout the states. If you’re in the Birmingham area you may be wondering what local sports bars you can catch the big game at. Check out this list of local bars to find where you can watch the 2020 Super Bowl around Birmingham, AL.   (more…)

What Are the Strangest Driving Laws in America?

Friday, January 24th, 2020
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12 Strange and Quirky US State Driving Laws

Have you ever heard about a US law and wondered how it managed to make its way into law books? Does hearing about weird laws make you wonder how many other laws exist that you’ve never heard of? Many states throughout the US have strange and quirky rules lingering in their state legislations, some of which apply to driving. In this guide we’ve piled together 12 of the strangest US state driving laws that you may have never heard of.  (more…)

Watch These Engineers Build the Fifth-Generation Toyota RAV4

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
Screenshot of Toyota RAV4 manufacturing video

How Does Toyota Build Its Vehicles? 

Have you ever wondered how Toyota builds its vehicles? The Toyota team is taking automotive enthusiasts behind the scenes and into one of its manufacturing plants to show just how their vehicles are made. In this video from the Toyota USA YouTube channel, viewers are shown how engineers and high-tech robots build the fifth-generation Toyota RAV4. Dive into the build process in the video below.   (more…)

Get Your Photo Taken with Mr. Claus Around Birmingham This Year

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Where to Take Photos with Santa Claus in Birmingham AL 2019

No holiday season is complete without getting a photo taken with Mr. Claus himself. Luckily for those around the Birmingham area, Santa is making his way around different events going on around town this November and December. Keep reading to find where you and your furry friends can take photos with Santa Claus in Birmingham, AL this year. (more…)

What Local Restaurants Are Open In Birmingham This Thanksgiving?

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Thanksgiving 2019 Open Restaurants Near Birmingham AL

This Thanksgiving many local Birmingham restaurants will be open and ready to serve a multi-course Thanksgiving dinner or lunch. If you prefer to avoid the stress of serving up a large holiday meal, check out one of these open restaurants near Birmingham, AL this year. (more…)

Where to Find Winter Holiday Events in Jefferson County

Friday, November 8th, 2019
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2019 Holiday Events and Light Shows Near Birmingham AL

The Birmingham area is full of holiday spirit and cheer as locals get in full swing for the holidays. If you’ve been wondering where you can find winter holiday events in Jefferson County, then you’ve come to the right place. This 2019 holiday events and light shows guide is going to give you the scoop on local events going on near Birmingham, AL this year. Keep reading to see what events are going on near you! (more…)

What’s There to Do Near Birmingham This Halloween?

Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Local Halloween 2019 Events Around Birmingham AL

Are you looking for something fun to do this Halloween? The Birmingham area is full of fun and exciting Halloween-themed events this October. This guide is giving you all the details on two of the most popular events happening around Birmingham this year. Continue reading to find out what local Halloween 2019 events are going on around Birmingham, AL. (more…)

What Car Was In the Ellen DeGeneres Episode of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee?

Friday, July 19th, 2019
1974 Toyota Land Cruiser in red driving on rocky terrain

The newest season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee has recently dropped on Netflix, meaning car lovers have a whole new lineup of classic and sometimes obscure vehicles to drool over. Perhaps unsurprising, one of our favorite episodes of the season is with guest Ellen DeGeneres featuring the 1977 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser in a bold mustard yellow. (more…)

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