Get Toyota collision repair and refinish information from our expert trainers. Toyota's expert collision trainers will be on hand to showcase what's new on the 2016 Tacoma and to answer your questions. They’ll also give you insider tips that can make your next repair easier and which adhere to Toyota’s exacting standards so that quality is never an issue. Whether you have questions regarding painting, structural repairs or welding, their knowledge is available to you. So take the time to stop by our booth (#939) and meet the team!
The use of this special 1480 MPa steel not only strengthens the cabin’s structure, but also lowers the vehicle’s weight to help improve fuel economy.”
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For 2016, Toyota now uses 1480 MPa Ultra High Strength Steel (also known as Advanced Ultra High Strength Steel) in its cabin structures. Toyota is using the steel in the new Tacoma, Mirai and Prius models. The use of this special 1480 MPa steel not only strengthens the cabin’s structure, but also lowers the vehicle’s weight to help improve fuel economy. As with most improvements, you need to know that there are certain precautions you must take when making repairs.
On display will be a 2016 Toyota Tacoma cutaway that will let you see first-hand the lengths engineers took when building this sturdy and highly capable truck. The cabin is constructed of four different steels and there are special techniques that need to be used when repairing them. Joe DiDonato will be giving presentations on the cutaway and discussing how to properly repair the structure.