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Toyota aggressively ramps up electrification plans

Toyota wants to have electrified powertrains available across its entire range by 2025, and plans to sell more than 5.5 million electrified vehicles annually by 2030. Of those 5.5 million global sales, the company wants 1 million to be zero-emissions vehicles...

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Toyota HiLux SR5 Cruiser bound for NZ, no word on Australia
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Toyota HiLux SR5 Cruiser bound for NZ, no word on Australia

Toyota New Zealand will be offering a tougher-looking HiLux SR5 Cruiser, but there's no indication the special model will be coming to Australia. The new SR5 Cruiser, which looks very similar to the Thailand-bound HiLux Rocco, runs with a new grille and front bumper, complete with a neatly-integrated skid-plate at the front...


Toyota Gazoo teases LMP1-inspired hypercar
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Toyota Gazoo teases LMP1-inspired hypercar

Toyota Gazoo Racing will use the Tokyo Auto Salon to launch the GR Super Sport Concept. The concept has been inspired by the World Endurance Championship efforts of Toyota Gazoo Racing, which suggests a hybrid powertrain and aggressive aerodynamics will both feature...


Toyota, Honda, Nissan team up on hydrogen network in Japan
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Toyota, Honda, Nissan team up on hydrogen network in Japan

Eleven Japanese companies, including Toyota, Honda and Nissan, will work together to create a network of hydrogen refuelling stations across Japan. Joining the three automakers are six energy and infrastructure companies (JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy, Idemitsu Kosan, Iwatani, Tokyo Gas, Toho Gas, and Air Liquide), as well as two financial firms (Toyota Tsusho, and the Development Bank of Japan)...


Toyota labelled 'world's greenest automotive company'
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Toyota labelled 'world's greenest automotive company'

Toyota has been rated the 'world's greenest carmaker' in a global study from Newsweek.  Having topped the automotive rankings, the company ranked 16th among the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the world. L'Oreal topped the global charts, while Cisco Wireless was the 'greenest' company in the USA...


2018 Toyota Camry Ascent Hybrid review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2018 Toyota Camry Ascent Hybrid review

In the ultimate ride-share specification – white, base-model hybrid – does the all-new Toyota Camry Ascent represent good value for a sub-$30K large car?


2019 Toyota Avalon teased ahead of Detroit debut
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2019 Toyota Avalon teased ahead of Detroit debut

The new-generation 2019 Toyota Avalon has been teased this week, ahead of its global unveiling at the 2018 Detroit motor show in January. Just a single image showing part of the large sedan's front end has been released so far, highlighted by the new model's LED daytime-running light signature...


Toyota Supra won't be shown in Detroit - report
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Toyota Supra won't be shown in Detroit - report

Toyota says the Supra isn't ready to go yet, meaning the hotly-anticipated sports-car collaboration with BMW won't be on show in Detroit. Rumours suggested the 2018 Detroit motor show could be where the Japanese manufacturer would finally unveil a production-ready version of the FT-1 concept, initially shown in 2014...


2018 Toyota 86 updates announced
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2018 Toyota 86 updates announced

Toyota has announced a handful of updates for its 86 sports car, including the availability of a new 'performance kit' package. The entire 86 range will now include satellite navigation as standard, with all models picking up an updated app-connected infotainment system...


Toyota FT-AC concept unveiled
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Toyota FT-AC concept unveiled

The Toyota FT-AC has been unveiled at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, providing a glimpse at some of the design cues set to show up on future Toyota off-roaders. Short for 'Future Toyota Adventure Concept', the FT-AC is the second Toyota crossover concept to be given an American debut this year...


We're racing an F1 car against a Toyota 86 in a roll race at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival. Who will win?
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We're racing an F1 car against a Toyota 86 in a roll race at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival. Who will win?

It’s an unlikely battle, but one that will surely generate a lot of interest and debate: what happens when a Formula One car and a 2012 Toyota 86 go head-to-head? The answer should be straightforward, but... the Toyota is far from stock. Yes, it’s the StreetFX insane widebody WTF86, fitted with a 4...


Toyota research claims Australians aren't ready for PHEVs
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Toyota research claims Australians aren't ready for PHEVs

Toyota Australia is sticking firm on its call to not sell the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in Australia, preferring to focus on the 'regular' Prius and Corolla hybrids with comparatively old-hat but more affordable technology. As such, it's allowing fellow mass-market brands Mitsubishi and Hyundai to establish an early ascendancy in a fledgling market with the well-established Outlander PHEV crossover and the imminent Ioniq PHEV model, respectively...


Hotted-up Toyota Camry: Chief engineer loves the idea
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Hotted-up Toyota Camry: Chief engineer loves the idea

Toyota’s chief engineer for the eighth-generation Camry program says he loves the idea of a proper performance-focused version, to capitalise on its much more dynamically-able new platform. Japan-based Masato Katsumata, who has spent time working with Toyota Europe but now runs a team of a few thousand, and who spent his youth doing rallies and driving an AE86, told us this week that there might just be a market for such a previously unlikely offering...


2018 Toyota Camry review: First Australian drive
Rating: 7.710 /10
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2018 Toyota Camry review: First Australian drive

Can a Toyota Camry be more than 'just' reliable, safe and conservative? And does anybody care? The eighth-generation model, imported from Japan rather than made here, is launching now with a mind to answering these questions in the affirmative.

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2018 Toyota Camry pricing and specs
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2018 Toyota Camry pricing and specs

The new, imported-from-Japan Toyota Camry range has arrived in Australia, a month after the company closed the Melbourne factory that produced its predecessor for 30 years. And while Toyota no longer has the same incentive to retain those super-sharp real-world deals it offered on the old car - designed to drive demand, and thereby retain production at the required level to keep the Altona factory open until its scheduled close - the new Camry is extremely affordable nevertheless...


2018 Toyota Camry scores five-star ANCAP rating
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2018 Toyota Camry scores five-star ANCAP rating

The new-generation 2018 Toyota Camry has been awarded a five-star safety rating from independent crash-testing authority ANCAP. Scoring 36.16 out of 37, the Camry managed a perfect score in both side impact and pole tests, along with 15.16 out of 16 for the frontal offset test...


2016-17 Toyota C-HR, Tarago recalled
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2016-17 Toyota C-HR, Tarago recalled

Toyota Australia has issued separate recall notices for the C-HR and Tarago, for faults with the electric parking brake and seatbelt anchorage bolt respectively. According to the company, the process for installing the reversing camera on local Taragos involves the removal and re-installation of anchor bolts for the left-side seatbelts...


1981 Toyota LandCruiser FJ gets a modern makeover
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1981 Toyota LandCruiser FJ gets a modern makeover

A 1981 Toyota LandCruiser FJ43 has been restored and made over by FJ Company in Japan, bringing a modern touch to the iconic off-roading vehicle. The rare two-door was driven by the same owner since new, with the 90-year old American giving up his car as he can no longer drive...


Toyota FT-AC concept teased
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Toyota FT-AC concept teased

Toyota has released a shadowy teaser of its new Future Toyota Adventure Concept (FT-AC) ahead of a global unveiling at the Los Angeles motor show. Not much has been revealed about the new vehicle, but it's clearly an SUV-styled model. Despite the darkened image, the FT-AC concept has angry-looking headlights, two LED light bars on each corner of the roof, and stacked LED fog-lights...


2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado Kakadu review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado Kakadu review

Toyota has updated the Landcruiser Prado, but are the changes for the better? Paul Maric finds out...

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