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Company typeDivision of Toyota
IndustryAutomotive industry
Founded2003; 21 years ago (2003)[1]
DefunctFebruary 3, 2016; 8 years ago (2016-02-03)
FateAbsorbed back into Toyota
HeadquartersTorrance, California, U.S.
Area served
United States and Canada
Key people
Andrew Gilleland (VP, US)[2][3]
Scion xA

Scion was a brand of Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor Corporation, represented in the American market. The brand was founded in 2003 and is positioned for youth. 2002-2016

In early February 2016, it became known that Toyota has decided to close the brand in August that year. Since the 2017 model year, the FR-S, iA and iM models have been sold under the Toyota brand and are called 86, Yaris iA and Corolla iM respectively.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Scion Fact Sheet" (Press release). US: Toyota. February 3, 2016. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  2. Bruce, Chris (September 24, 2015). "Andrew Gilleland is new VP of Scion, Murtha moves to Toyota". Retrieved January 6, 2016.
  3. "Andrew Gilleland" (Press release). US: Toyota. Retrieved August 15, 2022.