Category Archives: Technology & Safety

A photo of the dashboard of a Toyota vehicle with Amazon Alexa capability.

If you’re not using Toyota Skills for Alexa, you’re missing out on a lot

What are Toyota Skills for Alexa? 

Other than smartphones, digital home assistants rank among the biggest game-changers in terms of convenience that we’ve seen in a long time. Devices like Amazon Alexa have made ordering necessary (and unnecessary) items from the online retailer easier than ever. Alexa has become such an indispensable part of so many people’s lives, it was only a matter of time before its reach and capabilities expanded to outside the home with new and innovative skills. So, what are Toyota Skills for Alexa? Our manufacturing partner has partnered with Amazon to help vehicle owners interact with their properly equipped vehicles from the comfort of their homes. Let’s take a look at what is possible with this new technology.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver side exterior view of a red 2019 Toyota Camry

2019 Toyota Camry Safety Systems & Technology Features

Does Apple CarPlay™ Come Standard in the 2019 Toyota Camry?

As technology features and safety systems advance at an ever-increasing rate our vehicles become more intuitive and safer to drive with each coming model year.  One of the best technologies being added into late model vehicles is Apple CarPlay™ which allow owners to connect their smartphones to the touchscreen display and the stereo in their vehicle.  The 2019 Toyota Camry gets loaded with standard Apple CarPlay™ in every trim level and it keeps important navigation, traffic, weather, messaging, and even your favorite playlist right at the driver’s fingertips.  Learn about all of the standard and available safety and technology equipment of the 2019 Toyota Camry right here below. Read the rest of this entry >>