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Did Toyota just give up on this?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by JoeyTacoma, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:08 PM
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    JoeyTacoma

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    It seemed like TOYOTA was pushing this toyota truck logo like crazy now I never see it. Did they give up on this logo? Come to think of it you don't really see many toyota truck ads these days.

    Has anyone replace the toyota oval logo with the truck logo?
     
  2. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    jandrews

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    Can always use this instead:

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  3. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:13 PM
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    ^^^ you lost me??
     
  4. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:15 PM
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    That's Toyota's heavy truck division.
     
  5. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:20 PM
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    Toyota bought Hino in 2003 when they decided to get serious about trucks. The 2nd gen Tacoma and Tundra were styled by Hino, and they had considerable input into the design/engineering process as well.

    Hino currently makes the FJ.

    If it's a Toyota truck, it's probably more Hino than not.
     
  7. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    This market segment was gift-wrapped for Toyota. They probably are spending the marketing dollars elsewhere. Too bad, I love that logo and the adds.
     
  8. Aug 12, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    I did not know that. Thanks
     
  9. Aug 16, 2010 at 7:54 AM
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    I imagine they dropped it because of a copyright infringement issue with Frank Zappa's goatee. :p

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  14. Aug 16, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    lmfao
     
  15. Aug 16, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    I was watching some motocross racing on Speed yesterday and that Toyota truck logo was on the top left of the screen as their main sponsor. So it's still out there...

    ;D
     
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