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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…

SUV and truck sales keep Gulf States Toyota on top of Chron 100 list
Jun 18, 2018
Houston Chronicle - 18 June 2018
SUV and truck sales keep Gulf States Toyota on top of Chron 100 list

Hurricane Harvey may have damaged Gulf States Toyota’s headquarters, but the storm failed to make a dent in the independent Toyota distributor’s financial success.

For the seventh year in a row, Gulf States Toyota is the top private company in Houston, reporting $8.9 billion in revenue in 2017.

The vehicle distributor serves 158 dealer locations in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. It has 2,100 employees companywide, including 1,900 in Houston.

Hawaii's Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows joins Auberge Resorts Collection
Jun 05, 2018
Hawaii's Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows joins Auberge Resorts Collection

Auberge Resorts Collection today welcomes Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, the famed resort on the Big Island of Hawaii, to its portfolio of award-winning luxury resorts, residences and clubs. Under the direction of a world-class development team, Mauna…

Friedkin Conservation Fund, Pursuit Aviation project featured in National Geographic's Short Film Showcase
May 24, 2018

In 2017 Pursuit Aviation took to the skies over Tanzania to record one of the most exciting conservation developments in recent memory.

In a joint operation among…

Missing World War II B-24 bomber discovered by Project Recover
May 22, 2018
Missing World War II B-24 bomber discovered by Project Recover

May 22, 2018 – A B-24 D-1 bomber associated with 11 American servicemen missing in action from World War II was recently found and documented in Hansa Bay off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover—a collaborative team of marine scientists, archaeologists and volunteers who have combined efforts to locate aircraft associated with MIAs from WWII.

The crew of “Heaven Can Wait” was part of the 320th squadron of the “Jolly Rogers” 90th Bombardment Group and was on a mission to…

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