Toyota is finally giving up on Scion, announcing that every model will remain, only just given an ordinary Toyota badge where the old ‘S’ used to be. But which Scion models will suffer for losing this youth-brand identity? Read more...
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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? Read more...
after a relatively short 13 years of existence, toyota has announced it will kill off its youth-oriented scion sub-brand in the usa and canada with the brand to officially disappear in august this year. according to toyota, the young...Show More Summary
The Toyota brand has bumped its last sick beat.
Scion, the oddball Toyota brand designed to attract young, hip drivers, has bumped its last sick beat. The Japanese auto giant said Wednesday it was pulling the plug on the 13-year-old brand's edgy lineup, launched to sell cars to young drivers at exactly the time young drivers started buying fewer cars. Last year, during the biggest auto sales […]
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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. Show More Summary
Toyota has announced that it will phase out the Scion brand, starting in the second half of this year. In a statement released overnight, Toyota said that Scion would soon be “transitioning back to the Toyota brand”. Hitting an upbeat tone, the company noted that 70 percent of its customers were new to Toyota, while […]
Japanese auto giant hoped vehicle brand's funky designs would appeal to younger car buyers
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. On Scion’s first official day of sales, in 2003, it sold a car called the xA. And the xA can explain the death of Scion, more than 12 years later. Read more...
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Toyota might debut the production version of the C-HR concept at the Geneva Motor Show, but these spy shots show development of the rakish compact crossover is still underway. Continue reading Scion's would-be savior C-HR spied before...Show More Summary
The Scion FR-S, itself a rebadged Toyota, will get a Toyota badge for US sales nest year. It's as confusing as it sounds. Continue reading 2017 Toyota 86: The car so nice it's been rebadged twice 2017 Toyota 86: The car so nice it's been rebadged twice originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
The car brand aimed at younger drivers has seen dwindling sales, with only 56,167 cars sold last year in the U.S., according to Toyota.
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By Aditi Shah NOIDA, India (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will start talks this week with its affiliate Daihatsu Motor to build and sell small cars in India, where it has so far struggled to crack the cheaper end of the market. The Japanese...Show More Summary
Scion will die an ignoble death absorbed back into the massive, generic brand it lamely tried to make cool. It didn't have to go down like this. Continue reading Scion was slain by Toyota, not the Great Recession Scion was slain by Toyota, not the Great Recession originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
The Scion brand is no more. Well, at least, soon it won't be. On Wednesday morning, Scion announced that, starting in August, all 2017 model year Scion models will be sold as rebadged Toyotas. The FR-S sports car, iA sedan, iM five-door hatch, and C-HR will live on as Toyotas. Show More Summary
Toyota's Scion brand has been "euthanized," as Jalopnik puts it, with the car manufacturer announcing Wednesday the division will be killed, per a Toyota press release. The brand will be phased out, and existing models—including the MY17, FR-S sports car, iA sedan, iM hatchback, and C-HR concept car—will...