Every year since 2008, Sterling McCall Toyota in Houston has sold cars for $1 on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and what used to be the unofficial start of holiday shopping (which arguably starts much earlier nowadays), Automotive News reports.
Report: Southeast Toyota dealers pull ads from local ABC stations citing "excessive stories" on recall
Southeast Toyota, which is the largest franchised distributor of Toyota vehicles in the world with 173 dealers in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina & South Carolina, has reportedly pulled all of its advertising from local ABC stations. Why? Apparently, the group decided that the television stations were airing "excessive stories on the Toyota issues" by ABC News and its chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross.
Seems as everyone's getting miffed at Toyota these days. Customers are angry over the millions of recalls and/or sudden yet unintended acceleration, readers are ticked at Toyota for taking our focus away from more exciting car news and we're frankly annoyed at having to write about the ailing Japanese giant every time we switch the computer on. But none of us are as miffed as one man in Louisiana.
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