Media Advisory - 2008 Canadian International Auto Show - Opening Ceremonies



    TORONTO, Feb. 12 /CNW/ -

    
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    WHAT:  Toyota Canada Inc. has the pleasure of hosting the 2008 Canadian
           International Auto Show Opening Ceremonies.

           2 Toyota concept vehicles will be revealed for the first time in
           North America as follows:

           -  Toyota Hybrid X
           -  Toyota i-REAL (personal mobility vehicle)

           Toyota vehicles on display will include the following:

           -  ecoENERGY Award Winners: 2008 Yaris and 2008 Prius.
           -  Canadian debut of the 2008 FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Edition
           -  All-new 2009 Corolla
           -  All-new 2009 Matrix
           -  All-new 2008 Sequoia

           Lexus vehicles on display will include the following:

           -  2009 RX 350 Pebble Beach Edition
           -  2008 IS F
           -  2008 LX 570
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    WHO:   Present and available for interviews:

           -  Tony Wearing, Managing Director of Toyota Canada Inc.
           -  Stephen Beatty, Managing Director of Toyota Canada Inc.
           -  Yves Gionet, Director for Lexus in Canada
           -  Bryon Stremler, Manager, Advanced Technology and Powertrain (to
              speak about i-REAL and Hybrid X concepts)
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    WHEN:  Wednesday, February 13, 2008
           9:00 am EST
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    WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building
           2008 Canadian International Auto Show
           Toronto, Ontario
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    Digital images and B-roll will be available on request.
    

    /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available on
    the CNW Photo Network and archived at http://photos.newswire.ca.
    Additional archived images are also available on the CNW Photo Archive
    website at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited
    members of the media/




For further information:

For further information: Toyota Canada Inc., Kathryn Ruhland, Manager,
Public Relations, (416) 529-3913; Toyota Canada Inc., Melanie Testani,
Consultant, Public Relations, (416) 571-5894; Toyota Canada Inc., Nicole
Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, (416) 930-8354


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