TOYOTA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TOYOTA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NASCAR: Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306431-77/chevrolet-200-gordon-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306431-77/chevrolet-200-gordon-ford.html.csp">NASCAR: Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lorem Ipsum</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T22:36:54.397-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brooklyn, Mich. • It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon’s last victory at Michigan — which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR’s top series. One of those droughts is finally over. Can the 43-year-old driver end the other as well? “Certainly things are going well — there’s no doubt about that,” Gordon said. “I’m as shocked as anybody else.” Gordon raced to his third Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583064312014-08-17T22:36:54.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T22:36:54.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306431@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:36:54 MDT NASCAR: Earnhardt win completes season sweep at Pocono http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256432-77/chevrolet-160-ford-toyota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256432-77/chevrolet-160-ford-toyota.html.csp">NASCAR: Earnhardt win completes season sweep at Pocono</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T23:02:38.421-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Long Pond, Pa. • Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the lead off the final restart with three laps left and won Sunday to complete a season sweep at Pocono Raceway. Earnhardt held off the hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win for the third time this season. Earnhardt is the first driver to sweep both races at the track since Denny Hamlin in 2006. He tweeted “Lookin for a broom” when he landed in Pocono. He could use one in Victory Lane. Earnhardt also became the fifth straight Hendrick Motorsports driver to w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582564322014-08-03T23:02:38.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T23:02:38.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256432@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 23:02:38 MDT U.S. auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58251349-79/sales-percent-july-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58251349-79/sales-percent-july-rose.html.csp">U.S. auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T14:14:01.673-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 02:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July. Toyota, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all saw double-digit sales gains. General Motors’ sales were up 9 percent compared with last July, while Hyundai’s rose 1.5 percent. Of major automakers, only Honda and Volkswagen saw declines. It was the best July for the industry since 2006. New vehicle sales rose 9 percent to 1.4 million, according to Autodata Corp. Automakers typically offer deals in the summer to clear out inventory before cars ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582513492014-08-01T14:14:01.673-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T14:14:01.673-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251349@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:14:01 MDT NASCAR: Jeff Gordon takes fifth win at Brickyard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58229779-77/160-chevrolet-gordon-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58229779-77/160-chevrolet-gordon-ford.html.csp">NASCAR: Jeff Gordon takes fifth win at Brickyard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNA FRYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:55:40.459-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. Gordon won a NASCAR-record fifth Brickyard 400 on Sunday, eight days before his 43rd birthday and on the weekend Indianapolis Motor Speedway celebrated the 20th anniversary of his first Brickyard victory. Gordon’s first win came before the celebratory kissing of the Yard of Bricks was en vogue, before he became a household na...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58229779@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:55:40 MDT New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198702-79/minivan-toyota-kids-feature.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198702-79/minivan-toyota-kids-feature.html.csp">New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T14:18:02.013-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company’s Sienna minivan has a feature called “Driver Easy Speak.” It uses a built-in microphone to amplify a parent’s voice through speakers in the back seats. Toyota says it added Easy Speak “so parents don’t have to shout to passengers in the back.” But chances are many parents will yell into the microphone anyway. And the feature only works one way, so the kids can’t talk back. At least not with amplifie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581987022014-07-18T14:18:02.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T14:18:02.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198702@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:18:02 MDT VW passes GM in global auto sales race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191915-79/sales-percent-global-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191915-79/sales-percent-global-million.html.csp">VW passes GM in global auto sales race</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:15:02.421-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Volkswagen bumped General Motors out of second place in the global auto sales race during the first half of the year, but Toyota is expected to stay in first place. GM said Wednesday that it sold 4.92 million cars and trucks worldwide from January through June. But VW said it sold 4.97 million. Toyota won’t release first-half numbers until later this month. But it was in first place at the end of the first quarter and it expects to sell 10.1 million vehicles this year. VW sales are gro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581919152014-07-16T17:15:02.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:15:02.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191915@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:15:02 MDT Keselowski dominates in N.H. win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180665-77/305-chevrolet-ford-keselowski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180665-77/305-chevrolet-ford-keselowski.html.csp">Keselowski dominates in N.H. win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Loudon, N.H. • Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish. Keselowski followed up Saturday’s Nationwide Series victory with his first Sprint Cup win at New Hampshire, dominating in the No. 2 Ford for his third victory of the season. After the last caution came with four laps left, Keselowski pulled away on the final restart to become the first driver to sweep the weekend in track history. He had the fastest car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581806652014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58180665@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:57:25 MDT Almirola wins rain-cut 400 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154172-77/chevrolet-112-accident-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154172-77/chevrolet-112-accident-ford.html.csp">Almirola wins rain-cut 400</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty’s famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999. Almirola’s unexpected win came on the same weekend Petty celebrated the 30th anniversary of his 200th win. Petty wasn’t around for the festivities, having already left Daytona during one of the many delays. He didn’t miss much considering steady rain put a slight damper on the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581541722014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154172@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT