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  • Toyota has long been known as one of the world’s most environmentally conscious brands and it recently announced plans to raise the bar even further by way of the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050. This is a brief look at the six core challenges that make up this ambitious and inspiring undertaking. New Vehicle Zero CO2 Emissions Challenge Toyota has challenged itself to reduce CO2 emissions from all new Toyota vehicles by 90% (compared with 2010 levels) by the year 2050. Toyota plans to achieve this lofty goal by improving the mileage of engine-driven vehicles while continuing to develop and promote ...

  • If you are looking for a vehicle that looks great, handles well, and is packed full of power, all while treating you and your passengers to a relaxing and comfortable ride, prepare to meet your new favourite car. Here we will take a closer look at some of the many reasons why you’ll love the 2017 Toyota Avalon. Unforgettable performance This impressive vehicle provides an enviable mix of power and efficiency, which is thanks in large part to a 3.5L V6 engine that is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission that is ready for just about anything. Not only will ...

  • If there was any doubt remaining that hybrids are here to stay there certainly isn’t any longer, as Toyota have announced that as of February 14 this year their total number of global hybrid sales has now reached a staggering 10.05 million units. Here we will take a closer look at this truly remarkable achievement. It all started with the Prius While you can now find hybrid vehicles offered by a wide range of manufacturers, it was Toyota who started this eco-friendly trend back in 1997 with the release of the Toyota Prius – the world’s first mass-produced hybrid passenger ...

  • Make 2017 the best year yet for your family by upgrading to a high quality vehicle and you won’t find many better options than the 2017 Toyota Sienna. Let’s take a look at what makes this family-focused vehicle such an unforgettable ride. State-of-the-art performance Powered by a 3.5L 24 valve, 6-cylinder engine, the 2017 Sienna generates up to 296 horsepower and 263 lb/ft. of torque, so you’ll have the power you need to get you and your mob just about anywhere and back. Better yet, adventure-loving families are in for a real treat, as this is the only vehicle in ...

  • If you are looking for a vehicle that is sleek, stylish, safe, durable and designed to keep up with your busy lifestyle, prepare to meet your new favourite ride, because the 2016 Toyota Venza is all that and more. Here we will look at a few of the many reasons why you’ll love your new Venza. A performance you won’t forget The 2016 Venza comes in your choice of two powerful and efficient engine options, each of which is guaranteed to impress. The 2.7L 4-cylinder engine pairs with a 6-speed automatic transmission to generate 182 horsepower and 182 lb/ft. of ...

  • Canada’s favourite mid-size SUV just got a lot more awesome, so if you are looking for a vehicle that is sleek, stylish, safe, reliable, and built to accommodate a crowd in comfort you are going to love the 2017 Highlander. Here we look at what the fuss is all about. Gas or hybrid? You choose! The 2017 Highlander comes in two fantastic engine options, each of which offers plenty of power and enviable fuel economy ratings. The gas powered option pairs an 8 speed transmission with a 3.5L Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission that features Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence. ...

  • Toyota has long been associated with high quality performance, durability, style, safety and value, and if their latest honors from Interbrand are anything to go by this innovative company is just getting started. Here we will look at what this recent round of recognition is all about and how Toyota is taking steps to continually raise the bar. Who is Interbrand? Interbrand is a global brand consultancy whose specialities include brand analytics, corporate design, brand strategy, brand valuation and digital brand management. For the past 17 years Interbrand has ranked the world’s top 100 brands in an annual list that ...

  • If you need a small to mid-size truck that is stylish, modern, comfortable, and designed to handle a huge amount of punishment, take a good long look at the 2017 Toyota Tacoma. Read on to find out what makes this stunning vehicle so very special. Power plus With a 3.5L DOHC V6 engine under the hood, your new Tacoma will be ready for any and all challenges. It comes in your choice of 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic, utilises Atkinson cycle technology, and churns out a beefy 278 horsepower and 265 lb/ft. of torque. 4x2 and some 4x4 Tacoma Access ...

  • If you are in the market for a quality vehicle this year do yourself a favour and take a good long look at the 2017 Toyota Corolla, as this remarkable vehicle has everything from style and durability to comfort, safety and the latest high tech features. Let’s find out why many experts consider the new Corolla to be the early favourite for the 2017 Car of the Year award. Maximum comfort Getting from A to B has never felt more comfortable, as everything from the ample head, leg and shoulder room to the ergonomic seating and High Solar Absorbing Glass ...

  • Tired of driving the same old uninspiring ride? Looking for a vehicle that will indulge your passion for the road? The 2017 Toyota 86 is sure to do the trick. Here we will look at a few of the many highlights of a ride that will have heads turning and tongues wagging everywhere you go. It’s got the look If you don’t believe in love at first sight, one glance at this breathtaking vehicle will change your tune in a hurry. Everything from its sleek lines, low stance and muscular design to its wide grille and 17” aluminum alloy wheels ...

  • Whether you are any inner-city commuter, a weekend warrior, or simply appreciate the finer things in life, the 2016 Avalon is a ride that you don’t want to miss. Everything from its look, feel and style to its high tech features, power and efficiency will exceed your expectations at every turn. Here we will look at a few of the Avalon’s many impressive highlights. State-of-the-art technology This remarkable vehicle showcases the latest in technology in all the right places, starting with three high resolution colour display screens designed to convey vital information at a glance. The climate and audio controls ...

  • It is amazing the difference that a quality vehicle can make when you are off on an epic mission and even the most hard core adventurer will be thoroughly impressed by the new RAV4. Here we will look at just a few of the RAV4’s many highlights. As high tech as you are  It is no surprise to find the latest in cutting-edge capabilities inside the new RAV4, especially considering that Toyota was recently named one of the world’s smartest companies by the MIT Technology Review. Steering wheel mounted controls make operating the AM/FM/MP3/WMA capabilities easy, Bluetooth functionality comes standard ...

  • The 2016 Tundra has been designed from the ground up to handle any and all challenges, which makes it the perfect vehicle for those who find themselves on epic missions rather regularly. Here we will look at some of the many highlights of this go anywhere, do anything, award-winning vehicle. Power you can feel Backed by your choice of Toyota’s 4.6L or 5.7L i-FORCE V8 engine, there is very little that the 2016 Tundra can’t do. The 4.6L engine generates 310 horsepower and 327 lb/ft. of torque, while the 5.7L option takes things to a whole other level, cranking out ...

  • The MIT Technology Review has unveiled its 50 Smartest Companies list for 2016 and it includes an eclectic mix of industry giants and disruptive start-ups from across a broad range of industries. One of the biggest names to make the list was Toyota, who was widely praised for its high tech research and development efforts, particularly those aimed at boosting safety, efficiency and quality of life. Let’s take a look at what the MIT Technology Review is all about as well as some of the many reasons why Toyota was recognised this year. Who is the MIT Technology Review? This ...

  • Hybrids have come a long way since the Toyota Prius first stormed onto the world stage 20 years ago and today they offer a viable green vehicle option for millions of drivers all over the world. If you have been considering investing in a hybrid the following are a few of the many reasons why you should take the plunge and do so this year. Save money on fuel Being powered by both a gas and an electric engine means that hybrid vehicles need to fill up a lot less often. If you do most of your driving in the ...

  • Family vehicles have evolved dramatically over the years and there is no greater proof of how far they have come than the 2016 Toyota Sienna. Gone are the days when families were forced to choose between style and durability, quality and space, or power and efficiency, as this amazing ride has it all – here we will take a brief look at some of its many highlights. Power and efficiency The Sienna is backed by a 3.5L 6 cylinder engine that churns out 266 horsepower, 245 lb/ft. of torque and has a towing capacity of 454kgs, so it is ready, ...

  • Just when you thought the Prius was the greenest car of all, a brand new Toyota has come along and stolen the spotlight. The Toyota Mirai was recently crowned the World Green Car of the Year at the 2016 New York International Auto Show and has left many experts declaring it to be the future of auto manufacturing. Here we will take a closer look at what the fuss is all about.  What is so special about the Mirai? From an energy-efficiency perspective there has never been a car quite like the Mirai. It boasts a stunning range of almost ...

  • Technology has advanced at a breathtaking rate over the past few decades and nowhere has this been more apparent than in the world of mobile apps. The good news for modern drivers is that many of the most impressive apps of late are designed to keep drivers and their passengers safer, happier and more comfortable, so if you want to boost your driving experience this year download an app or two. Here we will look at some of 2016’s most amazing driving-related apps.  iOnRoad This award-winning app effectively turns your smartphone into a personal in-car driving assistant. Simply attach your ...

  • While it is no secret that Toyota knows a thing or two about hybrids, when this innovative company recently unveiled its latest hybrid at the New York International Auto Show even their biggest sceptics were left in awe. If you have ever considered investing in a hybrid now is the time to make your move, because there has never been a vehicle that combines style, power and comfort with eco-friendly features like the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime. Let’s take a closer look at what makes it so special. Extraordinary efficiency While the Toyota Prius has long been known for its ...

  • If you have been thinking about taking a road trip this spring and want to ensure that it will be memorable for all the right reasons there is a lot you need to do before you hit the road and therefore the sooner you start your preparations the better. Regardless of whether you will be heading to the mountains, the badlands or all the way to the east coast, keep the following tips in mind.  Invest in a tune up Make sure that all is well with your vehicle before you head off; after all, you won’t want to be ...

  • Getting your mob from point A to B can sometimes feel like pulling teeth but thanks to Toyota there is now a safe, stylish, affordable and easy way to do so. The highly impressive 2016 Highlander is packed full of features, designed for maximum comfort and is guaranteed to keep your gang content on even the longest drives. Here is a brief look at some of the many reasons why you will love the 2016 Toyota Highlander. Power and efficiency The new Highlander is certainly no slouch when it comes to power as its 3.5L V6 engine churns out a ...

  • While winning awards is nothing new for Toyota they have certainly started 2016 with a bang by taking home a flood of accolades. This innovative company was recently announced the winner of a staggering 6 Canadian Black Book (CBB) Retained Value Awards as well as 6 ALG Residual Value Awards, a haul that not only dwarfed their competition but reconfirmed Toyota’s standing as Canada’s top auto manufacturer. Here we will look at this latest round of recognition as well as the Toyota vehicles that were named winners.  Canadian Black Book (CBB) Retained Value Awards This widely respected award looks at ...

  • Are you looking for a stylish, safe and comfortable vehicle that offers amazing all-round performance and unbeatable value for money? Stop your search because the 2016 Toyota Sequoia is the ride you have been looking for. Whether you need to transport a group of friends, a large family or your local hockey team, doing so will be easy in this modern vehicle; here we take a look at just some of the many great features of this award winning ride. Comfort for all  Boasting independent front and rear suspension, leather seats and even a three zone climate control system, everyone ...

  • It is amazing how far technology has evolved over the years, especially when it comes to vehicle safety, with many experts now predicting that we will one day reach the point of 100% accident-free driving. While such bold predictions may appear a few years off yet, the following features will ensure that you and your passengers can enjoy futuristic levels of vehicle safety right now. Lane departure alerts Staying in your lane will certainly help to keep you safer on the roads but it can sometimes be a challenge when you are drowsy or distracted; now you can have your ...

  • Becoming a better driver won’t just keep you and your passengers safer; it will make driving in even the most treacherous conditions a lot less stressful. The following are a few of the many easy ways to boost your driving abilities, so make 2016 the year you take your driving skills to a whole new level. Take a course Investing in a professional driving course will boost your skills considerably and there are countless fantastic options to choose from. For example, winter driving courses will show you how to deal with ice and snow, how to spot black ice as ...

  • Toyota has long been known as a leader in automotive safety and the recently released IIHS Safety Picks for 2016 confirm that nothing has changed. Here we will take a brief look at who the IIHS is as well as which Toyotas received top ratings from the IIHS this year. Who is the IIHS? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is considered one of the automotive industry’s most respected bodies when it comes to measuring vehicle safety. Founded back in 1959, this US-based non-profit organisation conducts a wide variety of rigorous tests on the latest vehicles and every year ...

  • A brief history of the Toyota Corolla The Corolla has been described as everything from the world’s most popular car to the ultimate family vehicle and it consistently is named among the top 10 most dependable vehicles of all time. Not only has this impressive vehicle been around now for almost 50 years, having played a huge role in shaping the automotive industry, but it continues to be one of the most versatile vehicles money can buy. Here is a brief look at the evolution of one of the world’s most famous rides; the one and only Toyota Corolla. The ...

  • The Toyota Tacoma has been the most popular mid-sized truck on the road for more than a decade and just when you thought it couldn’t get any better it has raised the bar yet again. Let’s take a look at one of Toyota’s most impressive releases yet, the 2016 Tacoma. More power While all versions of the Tacoma are robust, the power of the new 3.5 litre Atkinson cycle V6 is truly something special. This beast of a truck boasts 278 horsepower, a whopping 265 lb/ft. of torque, and it can haul up to 1,620 lbs. and tow 6,800 lbs. ...

  •                                                                                     TOYOTA DREAM CAR ART CONTEST IS ON NOW!!!! Noral Toyota is known in Fort McMurray for our community involvement and is proud to work with kids in our community. That’s why we are so proud to announce the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. This contest Invites Canadian Youth to show us their creativity About the Future of Mobility. ...

  • Toyota and Aeroplan have announced an exciting new partnership! Announced by Aeroplan on September 29th, Toyota Canada and Aeroplan are creating an alliance that mean Aeroplan members will be able to earn miles in Canada on all Toyota and Scion vehicles and across the full automotive customer experience. Aeroplan, a premium coalition loyalty program (owned by Aimia Inc,) has a growing network with over 75 world-class partners, representing over 150 retail, financial and travel brands. In addition to flights, there are over 1,000 rewards members can choose from including car rentals, hotels, merchandise and specialty rewards. “We’re excited to partner ...

  • A Diesel Truck Or A Toyota Tundra? With many truck fans looking at truck options, we wanted to take a look at the comparison between the Toyota Tundra and diesel engines. The Toyota name brings assurance and peace of mind for consumers, however with such popularity in diesels, it’s important to have facts before making a decision. Diesel engines gained popularity over the years largely because of the great fuel economy you can get, roughly 25-30% better, and also because of their higher torque ratings. Diesels don’t need ignition tune ups because they’re built without spark plugs or distributers, so ...

  • Time to get dirty driving your Toyota into the bush! Fort McMurray back country is full of great trails for off roading adventures and at Noral Toyota we want to get your ride ready to take advantage of them. We offer a wide range of Toyota accessories and have a knowledgeable parts team that can help you find what you’re looking for. Toyota trucks have gone head to head with the domestic brands without flinching because of Toyota’s reputation for reliability and durability. Since the Tacoma came on the market in the 90’s and the Tundra blazed in with the ...

  • Congratulations Edmund Price on winning a new Highlander, part of the Oil Barons Dream home lottery!  

  • “Fast” and “Toyota Camry” are words used together about as frequently as "vegan and "meat sweats"…but today a wild exception has been made. Placed before you is debatably the most unique high-performance build revealed during SEMA 2014. The bone stock exterior of this 2015 Toyota Camry Sleeper is just that, a shell for Toyota’s Motorsports Division created underneath. To the trained eye, the wide rear 335/30/18 drag tires is your first indication to what this silver family mobile is all about. On key turn, it becomes blatantly apparent something violently special is going on under the hood. If the initial ...

  • We were so happy to help out our customer Leslie J Perrier who came in to Noral Toyota and traded his Ford F-150 for this beauty of a Tundra.                                

  • The staff here at Noral Toyota were pretty stoked to hear that the Edmonton Eskimos and the Saskatchewan Roughriders decided to give the heart of Alberta oils a chance to get a taste of the CFL. We were pretty surprised to hear that It was the most northern game ever played in CFL history. Tons of people showed up and we think the CFL might do this again soon. Who knows maybe we will get our own team lol. Check out the video below to see the highlights of that game.                   ...

  • Here at Noral Toyota we are proud to raise money every year to go toward men’s health. Last year we didn't raise as much as we hoped so this year we are going to grow are mustaches until we are satisfied. Here are our favorite mustaches from last year.                                                                                                        ...