Honda Tops IIHS Safety List

Honda Motor Co. has topped the insurance industry's annual list of the safest new vehicles. 

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on Thursday gave top safety ratings for 2014. That is dramatically fewer than the 130 on the list last year because vehicles now must meet tougher standards. 

For the first time, the vehicles need top crash test scores and a good front crash prevention system — such as warning systems or automatic braking — to get its highest designation. Vehicles are now ranked as either a "Top Safety Pick" or "Top Safety Pick +" if they meet the front crash protection…

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Toyota Plant Builds a Forest

In Charlottesville, VA, it's easy to forget that Toyota is the most American vehicle currently in production. An idea to create a nature trail for sustainable growth has flourished to 160 acres of trees by the Princeton, Ind., facility.  With the help of a local landscape architect, 10,000 saplings of 17 native species were planted along a one mile loop.  The program took on new life five years ago, and planting began in earnest.  So far, more than 90,000 trees have been planted; the final goal: 125,000 by the end of 2014.

To get the trees…

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Scion Motivate Contest Results

We invited 50 passionate entrepreneurs to our Motivate event in March 2013. But for 10 incredibly talented entrepreneurs, that was just the beginning. Those 10 winners impressed our mentors so much that they will receive ongoing guidance over the next 12 months, a $10K prize, and a new Scion to help them on their way to take their business to the next level.

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Toyota Renovation

Renovations Are Almost Complete at Brown Toyota!

250 East Pantops (434) 977-3380

Back in 2012 we were given the task to create a more open, exciting and customer friendly floorplan. You have to remember that this building has been in existence since the 1980's. If the 80's is a distant memory to you, here's some of what the 80's brought us:

So you can imagine what kinds of renovations were needed! We redid the floor plan and opened up the sales for to make room for even more vehicles. Customers want to see…
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Dodge Contest

Want to win tickets to Primus & Govt Mule @CvillePavillion? Guess where in #cville Highway John from @3wv is and youre entered!
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Be Awesome!

We think you need a pep talk from Kid President! What motivates you? What/Who inspires you to be awesome? Can you make the world more awesome? Lets DO it!
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Snow Storm

All Brown Automotive locations will be CLOSED today- March 6, 2013 due to severe weather conditions. Please be safe at home and if traveling.

For more closing and delays please check your local news stations:
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Employment Opportunities Just Posted!

We Are Hiring at Brown Automotive!

Are you looking for an exciting new career? The Automotive Industry is busier than ever, with new models entering the market and service and maintenance at an all time high, we are looking for energetic, goal oriented individuals to join our team. 

We will be hosting a one day job fair event on Wednesday March 13th at our Honda location. Before then, please submit you're resume to Tasha Lam, HR Director at

View available positions here
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