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Project Recover discovers stern of World War II destroyer USS Abner Read
Aug 16, 2018
The Washington Post - 15 August 2018
Project Recover discovers stern of World War II destroyer USS Abner Read

For almost 75 years, the stern of the destroyer USS Abner Read lay somewhere below the dark surface of the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island of Kiska, where it sank after being torn off by an explosion while conducting an anti-submarine patrol. Seventy-one U.S. Navy sailors were lost in the aftermath of the blast, during a brutal and largely overlooked early campaign of World War II.

Heroic action by the crew saved the ship, but for the families of the doomed sailors, the final resting…

Auberge Resorts Collection voted leading U.S. hotel brand in 2018 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
Aug 09, 2018
Auberge Resorts Collection voted leading U.S. hotel brand in 2018 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

MILL VALLEY, CALIF. (August 9, 2018) – Auberge Resorts Collection, a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts and residences, has once again been honored as one of the world’s top hotel brands in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards. The 2018 edition of the annual readers’ poll celebrating the best hotels, cruise lines, airlines and destinations,…

2019 Toyota 86 blends sports car fundamentals with 21st century performance, comfort and tech
Jul 31, 2018
2019 Toyota 86 blends sports car fundamentals with 21st century performance, comfort and tech

In a competitive field overflowing with less-than-svelte sports cars, therein shines Toyota 86, a stylish 2+2 rear-wheel drive coupe adhering to the fundamentals of automotive athleticism: optimal power-to-weight stats, a cunning design, superb balance and feel. In 2019, 86 sheds none of its distinguished moxie, and gains an even sharper edge through its newest grade: the limited production, 86 TRD Special Edition.
 
Two existing grades – 86 and 86 GT – complete the 86 range, and offer…

Toyota Motor Corporation founder Kiichiro Toyoda inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame
Jul 27, 2018

DETROIT (July 20, 2018) – Cited for his extraordinary vision and entrepreneurial spirit, Toyota Motor Corporation founder and former president Kiichiro Toyoda was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame last evening in Detroit. 

Kiichiro Toyoda was one of five industry leaders named to this year’s Automotive Hall of Fame induction class. He is credited with expanding Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, a successful textile business created by his father, Sakichi Toyoda, into…

Toyota Supra gets back to American racing in NASCAR Xfinity Series
Jul 06, 2018
Toyota Supra gets back to American racing in NASCAR Xfinity Series

Toyota Supra is back at the track! Beginning in 2019, the globally-recognized iconic sports car will prove its championship mettle in the hotly contested NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS). Supra will make its on-track debut in the NXS race at Daytona on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

“When you talk Toyota and cool cars, Supra is the first thing that comes to mind for many auto enthusiasts,” said Ed Laukes, group vice president of Toyota Division Marketing. “Supra’s return in production form is huge…

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