Toyota Launches Entune 3.0

Posted by John Dolan | Posted in News | Posted on 17-07-2017

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1Entune 3.0 App SuiteLast January Toyota introduced Entune 3.0, the latest generation of its connected multimedia system at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) where it was received with positive reviews from the automotive industry. This latest Entune version will be offered in many vehicles across the Toyota lineup, making life easier and more fun for drivers.   Entune 3.0 will offer Wi-Fi and new apps including Toyota Connected and other problem-solving capabilities.  Entune 3.0 is making its debut in the 2018 Toyota Camry with enhancements that will take driving convenience to the next level.

When you use the Entune infotainment system, you gain instant access to a whole new level of connectivity and communication.  Your smartphone integrates with your StartEngineToyota vehicle.  Hands-free calling, audio streaming, and voice-activated commands channeling are now available through the Entune interface.  Bluetooth® connectivity and Siri® Eyes Free compatibility provide a way for you to keep your eyes on the road while using your phone safely. And the new remote start and remote lock/unlock capabilities, available on the Toyota Connected mobile phone app, give you the freedom to go nearly ‘keys-free’.

Tech-savvy drivers will have fun while exploring their favorite apps within the car. While past models offered the full app suite only on the top-level trims, the new Entune 3.0 makes everything available. So now Pandora, Yelp, iHeartRadio, Slacker, and others are at your fingertips.

2Capture18CanryInteriorInternet access is fast and easy with the Verizon Wi-Fi hotspot, which is available on selected vehicles. Up to five compatible devices can be connected at once, which helps to save your data while giving everyone their own individual connection. Your connection will even allow for real-time updates to the map feature.

Last, but not least, Entune 3.0 has a brand-new teen driver app that allows parents to implement and enforce guidelines that help lead to safe driving habits. You can receive notifications and alerts for things like maximum speed and geographical restrictions, helping you keep an eye out on your teen from your couch.

Quick facts about Toyota Entune 3.0

Entune 3.0 will make its first appearance in the 2018 Toyota Camry and will offer multiple enhancements aimed at improving the overall driving experience. Here’s what you need to know about the all-new multimedia system:

  • Simplified design that is more user friendly and intuitive
  • More features, more functions, and greater connectivity
  • Navigation standard across entire Camry model lineup
  • New Dynamic Navigation on higher trims – utilizes data from Toyota Smart Center for updated maps and routes
  • New Dynamic Voice Recognition – improves the processing of voice commands to provide more accurate responses
  • Entune App Suite standard across all models
  • Safety Connect, Destination Assist, Entune Remote, and Service Connect
  • Newly available 4G LTE WiFi on Toyota models

3.0 ScreenStay tuned for additional details regarding Entune 3.0 and the innovative features it offers.  Feel free to contact our team at Smart Toyota with any questions about Toyota technology and check out Toyota’s new Entune 3.0 website.

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Fuel Efficiency and Agile Performance Make the Toyota Prius c Perfect for the Geek Squad

Posted by John Dolan | Posted in News | Posted on 05-05-2016

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                                Geek Squad Employs Toyota Prius c as New Geekmobile

If your job requires you to be on the road day after day like the support technicians of the Best Buy Geek Squad, then you understand the need for a fuel-efficient and agile vehicle. Making house calls for sick computers or ailing entertainment systems means the Geek Squad puts on plenty of miles, and what better vehicle to meet their needs than the energetic and efficient 2016 Toyota Prius c.

In a move that will benefit individual Geek Squad agents and the Best Buy corporation as a whole, the door-to-door tech gurus will get behind the wheel of a fleet of new Toyota Prius c models. News that the Geek Squad will employ the Toyota Prius c as the new Geekmobile has made us delve deeper into its fuel-efficient, compact hybrid design — our conclusions…

Why Did the Geek Squad Choose the Toyota Prius c?

Starting in April of 2016, the Geek Squad will hit the road in 1,000 Toyota Prius c Geekmobiles across the country. With new Geek Squad graphics emblazoned across the energetic hybrid, the Toyota Prius c was the logical choice for the national customer support task force. Each year, Geek Squad technicians drive more than 12.6 million miles going door to door and will visit more than 13,000 homes each day. This translates to a lot of money being spent on fuel and excessive carbon emissions. A fleet of new Toyota Prius c models will have a positive impact on these statistics.

2016 Toyota Prius c Fuel-Economy Ratings and Design Specs

A compact variation of the redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius, the Toyota Prius c is tailor-made for stop-and-go driving in urban areas. With a Hybrid Synergy Drive under the hood that employs a 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder gas engine and a small high-torque electric motor, the Toyota Prius c manufactures an energetic 99 horsepower. Paired with an efficient continuously variable transmission, the Toyota Prius c makes an incredible 53 mpg in the city and 46 mpg on the highway.

An added benefit of the new Geekmobile is its environmentally-friendly design.  Classified as a Super Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle, the Toyota Prius c fits into the Best Buy strategy to lower corporate carbon emissions. Best Buy officials believe the new Geek Squad fleet of Toyota Prius c models will cut harmful emissions by as much as 50 percent. This cut in harmful emissions will help Best Buy lower corporate emissions by as much as 45 percent by the year 2020.

Built on a five-door hatchback platform, the Toyota Prius c is ideal for Geek Squad technicians. With 17.1 cubic feet of cargo space and an easy-access hatchback design, the Toyota Prius c can handle all of the gear required by technicians. A spacious interior with 60/40 split-folding rear seats will make room for even more cargo when necessary and the large rear liftgate makes loading and unloading cargo simple.

With a better understanding of what the 2016 Toyota Prius c has to offer, you can see why the Best Buy Geek Squad chose the Toyota Prius c as the new Geekmobile. An agile and frugal design platform makes the Toyota Prius c an ideal option for the door-to-door tech support gurus. The same characteristics that make the Toyota Prius c the go-to option for the Geek Squad can benefit Madison-area drivers as well, and it is available at Smart Motors Toyota!

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Explore the All-New 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid

Posted by John Dolan | Posted in News | Posted on 05-05-2016

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Official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Release this Fall

Unrivaled efficiency is a hallmark of any Toyota Prius edition and the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid takes that efficiency to new levels. Implementing a refined 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and an upgraded power-control system, the Toyota Prius Prime takes aim at class-leading fuel economy numbers. Aided by a continuously variable transmission, a re-designed regenerative braking system, larger battery pack and more, we have no doubt that the new plug-in hybrid will check all the boxes. Take a look at key performance specs listed below:

Estimated 120 MPGe Fuel-Economy Ratings

Estimated 22-Mile Electric Driving Range

Top Speed of 84 MPH in EV Mode

Estimated 600-Mile Total Driving Range

11.3-Gallon Fuel Tank

8.8 kWh Battery Pack

5.5-Hour Charge Time

A blockbuster new addition to the Toyota model lineup, the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid will offer class-leading performance specs in an athletic package. Armed with an overview of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, you can gain a better understanding of what the new hybrid will bring to the table when it arrives at Smart Toyota this Fall.

 

With the all-new Prius Prime, Toyota engineers have truly outdone themselves. Built on the rejuvenated 2016 Toyota Prius platform, the Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid promises an athletic performance and unmatched efficiency. Take a closer look at the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid design and specs and see what unrivaled fuel-economy looks like.

Building upon the Toyota Prius heritage and performance as a foundation, the Toyota Prius Prime will quickly go into production and is expected to arrive at dealerships in mid to late fall of 2016. When the all-new Toyota Prius Prime hits dealerships you can expect a new-age style and class-leading performance.

Chiseled and athletic, the Toyota Prius Prime will cut through the wind with eye-catching aerodynamics that deliver style and substance. Longer, wider and lower than its plug-in hybrid predecessor, the Prius Prime improves cargo space and driving dynamics.  Everything about this engineering standout is driven towards efficiency, from automatic grille shutters and lightweight carbon fiber elements to a low coefficient of drag.

Athletic, head-turning style is another asset of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime that drivers will love. Energy-saving quad LED headlights will provide plenty of light and look good doing it. At the rear of the vehicle, the Toyota Prius Prime features sharp, C-shaped LED taillights that will make the Prius Prime instantly recognizable at night. A distinctive rear aero glass panel and carbon-fiber rear spoiler will further augment the style of the all-new Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid.

Under the hood, the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid features the same 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine as the redesigned Toyota Prius. When paired with an improved hybrid system, a higher battery capacity and a more capable electric powertrain, the Prius Prime will deliver unrivaled numbers. With a fully charged battery and a full tank of fuel, the Toyota Prius Prime is expected to deliver a class-leading driving range of 600 miles with fuel-economy ratings of 120 mpge. What makes the new plug-in hybrid stand out even more is a 22 mile electric driving range and a top speed of 84 mph on electric power alone — perfect for most commuters. Charging the Toyota Prius Prime will only take 5.5 hours with a standard household outlet and half that time with a 240-volt power source.  Unrivaled efficiency is a hallmark of any Toyota Prius edition and the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid takes efficiency to new levels.

Take a look at key performance specs listed below.

Estimated 120 MPGe Fuel-Economy Ratings

Estimated 22-Mile Electric Driving Range

Top Speed of 84 MPH in EV Mode

Estimated 600-Mile Total Driving Range

11.3-Gallon Fuel Tank

8.8 kWh Battery Pack

5.5-Hour Charge Time

Inside the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, drivers will find an array of new elements that will improve entertainment and connectivity. At the heart of the Prius Prime cabin is a Toyota Entune Premium JBL Audio system that is complete with a vivid 11.6-inch HD tablet display. This new system will provide access to your favorite apps and information at the touch of a button and an innovative Qi wireless charging system will help you stay connected and powered up. Safety is another focus of the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid, which will employ the Toyota Safety Sense P package of collision-prevention systems.


After a closer look at the official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid design and specs, you can see that the new model will provide class-leading numbers and an innovative exterior/interior. Keep an eye on Smart Motors Toyota  for the arrival of the Toyota Prius Prime later this Fall.

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The Toyota Prius v Puts on a More Aggressive Face for 2015

Posted by John Dolan | Posted in Automotive, Community, Driving, Family, Hybrids, Madison, News | Posted on 13-10-2014

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2015-toyota-prius-v-3The Prius v (Prius+ in Europe) is getting the first facelift since its launch in 2012.  Following a design theme that Toyota has been implementing these days, the design re-fresh will feature sharper edges for a sportier look with thinner, more aero headlights and a big-mouthed trapezoidal grille intake vent.  The result is a more aggressive face with more sharp edges than the first generation.

New LED headlamps are set in slimmer, more aero bezels with chrome and black plating.  The glossy black front grille utilizes the trapezoid shape which has become formulaic with a number of Toyota models.  This creates an overall impression of a wider front end when combined with the re-designed vertical side vents and the slim LED daytime running lights.  The rear-end gets an updated look thanks to new tail lights with red lens as opposed to the clear LED lenses from the last model.  A diffuser integrated into the rear bumper adds to the drama.

Cosmetic changes to the cabin include dark silver metallic and chrome finishes to the trim and climate controls with a new infotainment system.  Befitting an eco-vehicle like the Prius, the new Prius v toyota-prius-v-gets-an-angry-face-for-2015_1connects the driver to an assortment of fuel efficiency data and hypermiling feedback to enhance the Eco Experience.  According to the European website autoevolution.com, one such upgrade is a little game called the Eco Judge in which the driver scores points based on their eco-driving abilities.

x2015-toyota-prius-v-2.jpg.pagespeed.ic.ylTH-CIXeh (1)rearMechanically, the 2015 Prius v will be powered by the same Hybrid Synergy Drive unit as before, but with a slightly re-tuned suspension for improved ride damping quality.  The previous Prius v had road-leveling technology that automatically adjusted the car’s balance and posture to variations in the road, so the ride must be getting even cushier now.  

Prices and full specs haven’t been announced yet and Toyota hasn’t announced the exact schedule.

 

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Matt Kenseth to Visit Smart Toyota

Posted by Smart Motors | Posted in Automotive, Community, Driving, Employees, Events, Family, Madison, News, Racing | Posted on 02-07-2014

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_MG_1039Local NASCAR fans will have a rare opportunity to meet one of racing’s current superstars, as Matt Kenseth visits Smart Toyota in Madison on Monday, July 14th. As some might expect of a small-town-Wisconsin born celebrity, Matt Kenseth, NASCAR standout, makes a concerted effort to reach his hometown crowd. Originally from nearby Cambridge, WI, Kenseth has been catapulted into the national limelight through years of impressive stock car racing. Although Kenseth currently resides in North Carolina, he still finds time to make it home to see his fans, and even to do a bit of racing. Recently, Kenseth took to his former home track at the Madison International Speedway, where he wowed and pleased fans with a hometown victory in his #8 Smart Toyota Camry. He’s scheduled to man the same car at Slinger Super Speedway on July 15th, as well. Prior to his race in Slinger, Matt Kenseth has again set aside time for fans, bringing his replica Dollar General race car to Smart Toyota in Madison. Guests will be given an opportunity to meet Matt for an autograph, see his car, and even test their skills in a NASCAR simulator.

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We’re ecstatic about the visit, as I’m sure many fans are, and are eager to see Kenseth’s replica race car, the NASCAR simulator, racing memorabilia, and Matt himself. The event is open to the public between 6 and 8 pm Monday evening, and guests interested in an autograph will be permitted after receiving a wristband, which will be distributed starting at 5pm. With opportunities to see and experience much of Kenseth’s racing world, this should prove to be an exciting evening for all in attendance.

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Some of the Smart Motors staff were on hand for Matt Kenseth’s recent victory at Madison Int’l Speedway

 

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It’s Tradition To Be A Bit Radical

Posted by Smart Motors | Posted in Community, Events, Family, Madison, News | Posted on 26-06-2014

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If someone asked you, “hey, want to go watch the Madison Radicals?” You would probably assume you had just been invited to witness a protest on the Capitol Square. You, however, would likely be mistaken. The Madison Radicals are, in fact, Madison’s very own professional Ultimate (Frisbee) team!RadFans

Professional ultimate is in its infancy in the US, with the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) only in its third year, and only the second season that Madison’s team has been competing. However, as many of Smart Motor’s loyal customers, fans, employees, and followers know, we’re big fans of staying ahead of the curve and checking out the latest and greatest before others have the chance. Which is why we decided to support and sponsor these high-flying local athletes, the Madison Radicals. If you’re one of the majority in the area who have never been to, and maybe even never heard of, a Radicals game, I suggest you check it out.LayoutBid

For those unfamiliar with the sport of “Ultimate,” it is an amalgamation of “better-known” sports; combining elements of football, basketball, hockey and soccer with the gravity-defying, childhood toy, the flying disc. You can check out the official Ultimate page for game play, rules, and regulations. The only thing you really need to know about Radicals Ultimate is that it’s F-U-N, fun! The atmosphere at games bring together some insanely athletic players, a goofy and enthusiastic crowd, outlandish intermission entertainment, and delicious local food and drink, all at the very cool historic Breese Stevens field on East Washington Ave.

SkyVSchillI’ve been fortunate to make several of this season’s games and neither the Radicals, nor their fans, disappoint. Well-executed offensive and defensive schemes tend to leave opponents in the proverbial dust, while a well-rounded crowd of 20-something goofballs, proud parents, and friendly local families pour on encouraging applause and chants. Several of the team’s sponsors engage the crowd with fun, between-quarters activities, including the Roman Candle’s pizza toss and the Great Dane’s costumed obstacle race. We at Smart Motors have yet to concoct an exciting halftime event, but, hey, we like suggestions.

As I mentioned, Smart Motors is not opposed to jump on an opportunity early or take a few risks once in a while, whether we’re investing in an Express Lube renovation, buying a body shop, or sponsoring a promising new sports team. Over the last 105 years, that strategy has worked out pretty well for Smart Motors. When you strive to be the biggest and best, sometimes you just have to do things that may seem a bit… well, radical!TeamNFans

 

Check out the Radical’s Facebook page to see more awesome pics!

 

 

– Matt Rice

Social Media Coordinator

Smart Motors Toyota & Scion

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Supporting Girls On The Run

Posted by Smart Motors | Posted in Community, Employees, Events, Health, Madison, News, Youth | Posted on 16-06-2014

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Two of our own employees take part in the 5k run

Recently, on Sunday, June 8, we proudly sponsored an event that aims to educate and empower young girls; Girls on the Run. This growing organization offers opportunities for young girls to learn about themselves and each other, gain mental, emotional, and physical health, as well as give back through a community project. A 10-week course of training, learning, and growing culminates in a fun 5K run, like the event this last weekend.

Representing Smart Motors at the event were employees Celia Kaiser and Nancy Lorrig. Both women ran the 5K race in support of local girls. Celia was impressed by “all of the support from families and friends that were there.” With nearly 900 girls participating, and nearly every Madison area elementary school represented, there was certainly an excellent turnout. “I was shocked by how many spectators there were,” said Celia. Our Scion Manager, Donnie Taylor, who was at the event to cheer on and support his daughter, expressed similar sentiment, saying, “ I was surprised by the number of people!”

The opportunity to support this event and organization is important to the success of our business, and other local businesses. Like many local, family owned businesses, we measure our success not only by our income or ability to grow, but also by the impact that we have in our community.  One of the tenants of the GOTR curriculum is “My community begins with me,” which we at Smart Motors certainly relate to.  Supporting organizations that can enhance the health and education of our local youth is an opportunity for us to contribute to our vibrant and welcoming community.

– Matt Rice

Social Media Coordinator

Smart Motors Toyota & Scion

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Smiles abound at Youth Triathlon

Posted by Smart Motors | Posted in Community, Events, Madison, News | Posted on 11-06-2014

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waunakee 2014 little boy finishersThere are few greater things than putting a smile on a satisfied customer’s face, and we at Smart Motors strive to do that hundreds of times a day through our Toyota service department, new and used car sales, and at Ball Body Shop. One of the few exceptions, though, would be helping to put smiles on children’s faces, which is something that we also love to do. This year, we’ve partnered with an awesome local organization, Tri 4 Schools, who organizes youth triathlons, fun-runs, and even fun training courses to help promote physical activity among local kids. This partnership is a fantastic way for us to give back to the local community, and provides some especially great smile-inducing moments.

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On Saturday May 3rd, Tri 4 Schools held its first youth triathlon of the season at Waunakee High School. This year’s event sold out, at 500 students ages 3-14 who competed in three different levels of racing. The exceptional turnout of athletes was matched by the enthusiastic support of friends, family, and community, including over 100 volunteers who helped cheer on and support racers, and kept the whole event fun and safe. The cool May morning brought some stiff winds that undoubtedly challenged the racers, but failed to deter anyone’s high spirits or infectious grins.

 

Through swimming, biking, and running it was obvious that both first-time and experienced racers alike enjoyed the camaraderie and light-hearted competition among friends and peers. I was especially impressed by the enthusiastic complements that the volunteers, parents, and other spectators had for all the participants. Congratulations for a job-well-done were in abundance and the radiant smiles of all in attendance made the collective pride the racers had for themselves and others, quite apparent.

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Not only was the Waunakee Youth Triathlon a fun, enjoyable event, but also proved successful for Tri 4 Schools, who raised nearly $12,000 at this year’s race. Tri 4 Schools commits money from race registrations back to local schools, who in-turn, invest the money in physical education curriculum, equipment, and other materials.

Opportunities to work with forward thinking local organizations like Tri 4 Schools are a great way to give back to a community that has supported the Smart Motors family for over 100 years, and we’re grateful to be a part of their efforts. Being witness to these young students’ perseverance and success is an excellent reminder to try our best in all we do. We’re committed to staying active in our community, and committed to providing our friends, guests, and customers the outstanding service they deserve and have come to expect from us.

 

 

The next Tri 4 Schools youth Triathlon will be in Middleton on Saturday, August 16, and we can’t wait!!!

To register for upcoming events, volunteer, or just learn more about Tri 4 Schools, visit their website – http://www.tri4schools.com/

 

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New Silicon Carbide Semi-Conductors Could Boost the Efficiency of Toyota’s Hybrids By Up to Ten Percent

Posted by John Dolan | Posted in Automotive, Community, Driving, Hybrids, News | Posted on 20-05-2014

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In the spirit of one of Toyota’s vital principles, Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) the company has developed a new semiconductor it says can boost fuel efficiency in hybrid cars such as the Prius by up to 10 percent.

The world’s largest manufacturer of gasoline-electric cars with it’s relentless efficiency improvements aims to extend its lead in hybrid technology.  This particular advancement, which was developed with Toyota’s in-house technology partner Denso, is focused on the semiconductors that manage the flow of electricity through the power control unit (PCU) that integrates a hybrid’s battery, motor and generator.  The new semiconductors utilize only a tenth of the energy that today’s chips gobble up and enable the PCU to be 80 percent smaller, according to Toyota’s press release.

The technology has the potential to deliver a ten percent increase in fuel efficiency because less energy is lost when the battery powers the car’s electric motor or when regenerative braking recharges the battery.  Better internal combustion engines (ICEs), traction batteries and aerodynamics are a key part of Toyota’s plans for future hybrids, including the next generation Prius.  But the company has targeted the performance of these power-hungry PCU chips that also sap energy.

Although Toyota still has a commanding sales lead in the hybrid segment, especially with the pioneering segment-leading Prius, competition had gotten keener and the world’s largest producer has been ramping up research on ways to squeeze out better mpg.  “We are aiming for great improvement in fuel economy and miniaturization, says Kimimori Hamada, the project manager of Toyota’s electronics development division.

Toyota opened a vast semiconductor development center at its Hirose plant in Toyota City last year to expand this new technology.  That facility already makes semiconductors for Toyota’s existing hybrid systems.  Toyota has historically developed hybrid technology and components in-house, starting with the development of the first-generation Prius which began in 1993 and the car company holds over two  thousand of patents on hybrid systems and components.

Toyota’s new approach with semiconductors is to use silicon carbide (SiC), instead of simply silicon, to make the semiconductor wafers.  Silicon carbide wafers have a few distinct advantages.  Just as an internal combustion engine experiences ineffiency due to heat loss, whenever energy (in this case current) passes through the PCU semiconductor, power is lost as heat.  In fact, Toyota says, semiconductors account for about 20 percent of all power loss in hybrid systems.

toyotadeveloSilicon carbide semiconductors experience only a tenth of the energy loss of the silicon-based chips in use today.  Also, Toyota engineers say that silicon carbide semiconductors can switch on and off at much higher frequencies.  That makes them more efficient and obviates the need for space-clogging coils and capacitors that are used in PCUs to temporarily store power.  Capacitors and coils take up about 40 percent of the space in a typical PCU.  Because fewer of these components are needed with silicon carbide semiconductors, the overall size and weight of the PCU can be made 80 percent smaller.  The new PCU is about the size of a shoe box.  The new silicon carbide semiconductors will be applicable to hybrid, all-electric or fuel cell power trains and can be mated to lithium ion or nickel-metal hydride batteries according to Toyota’s press release.

Toyota’s next generation Prius is already expected to see a 10 percent improvement in efficiency compared to the current model, with a touted fuel economy just above 55 mpg.  The new semiconductors have not been confirmed for the next Prius, though Toyota does say it intends to “boost development activities” so that it can implement the technology sooner, not later.  Each Prius generation has come with a 10 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over the outgoing model and the next Prius will surely benefit from this.  Add the fact that Toyota is also developing new, highly efficient gasoline engines that achieve an amazing thermal efficiency and fuel efficiency improvements of at least 10 percent and you can count on the the next Prius being the most efficient hybrid so far.

  Sources: Toyota Pressroom, Toyota GB, Automotive News, autorevolution.com, greencarreport

 

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Toyota President’s Award

Posted by Smart Motors | Posted in Automotive, Awards, Car Care, Car Maintenance, Community, Employees, Madison, News | Posted on 23-04-2014

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Toyota’s President’s Award is a highly regarded distinction that is bestowed upon dealerships who excel in all facets of their operations.IMG_0675

Recognition as a President’s Award winner signifies that a dealership has shown not just high sales performance, but has provided outstanding customer service throughout sales and service transactions. These Award winning dealerships display high service retention rates and employ a variety of Toyota Certified staff among their sales and service representatives. We at Smart Motors have recently been awarded the Toyota’s President’s Award for 2013.

 

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Smart Toyota has earned the prestigious President’s Award seven years in a row since 2007. What does that mean to the average shopper looking for a new vehicle or service center? It means that our customers are happy customers! We’ve met and exceeded expectations far more often than not, and have given thousands of customers good reason to return to our business. The award shows that our staff is knowledgeable and friendly and that, company wide, our commitment to customer satisfaction continues through the life of a customer’s vehicle, not the length of their visit.

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