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2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid Atara SL Review

We love the hybrid Camry because it really doesn't feel any different to a normal Camry. It uses a lot less fuel though and is solid value for money.

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Toyota Camry Hybrid : sports variant in the works
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Toyota Camry Hybrid : sports variant in the works

A sports version of the Toyota Camry Hybrid will launch in the US in the coming months as the brand looks to broaden the appeal of its popular mid-size sedan. Toyota USA senior vice president Bob Carter told Bloomberg the new sports hybrid variant was a direct response to customer demands for a Camry combining the efficiency of the regular petrol-electric model with sportier styling...


Toyota Camry Hybrid Review
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Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

The Camry Hybrid H is the sweet spot in Toyota's Australian-made medium car range.


Toyota sells five-millionth hybrid, plans 18 new models by 2015
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Toyota sells five-millionth hybrid, plans 18 new models by 2015

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has celebrated its global hybrid sales surpassing five million units, while announcing plans to introduce 18 new hybrid models by the end of 2015. Toyota says the total of 5,125,600 hybrid vehicles was reached at the end of March – after it hit the 2.5 million mark back in 2010 – and includes 50,500 in Australia split between Toyota and Lexus...


Toyota Camry Hybrid overtakes Prius in local sales
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Toyota Camry Hybrid overtakes Prius in local sales

The Toyota Camry Hybrid has overtaken the Toyota Prius in local sales, as Toyota’s in-house battle of the hybrids ticks over 50,000 units. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has sold its 50,000th hybrid car in Australia – split between 42,000 Toyotas and 8500 Lexus models – with the Toyota Camry Hybrid now surpassing the original hybrid poster car, the Toyota Prius...


Toyota Australia begins engine exports to Thailand, Malaysia
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Toyota Australia begins engine exports to Thailand, Malaysia

Toyota Australia has begun shipping its locally produced engines to Thailand and Malaysia, growing its export program to new markets following the opening of its brand-new Altona engine plant in Victoria. Both hybrid and conventional petrol versions of the new-generation AR-series 2...


Toyota Australia produces its three-millionth vehicle
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Toyota Australia produces its three-millionth vehicle

Toyota has produced its three-millionth vehicle in Australia as the Japanese car maker continues a year of production milestones. The three-millionth car, a Toyota Camry Hybrid, marked the production achievement at a ceremony at Toyota’s Altona plant in Melbourne...


Government announces plan to get more Australian cars into fleets
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Government announces plan to get more Australian cars into fleets

The Federal Government has announced the appointment an automotive industry advocate whose primary task is to increase the number of Australian-made cars in local fleets. Former president of Ford Indonesia and past Ford Australia employee William Angove was today named the country’s first automotive supplier advocate...


Toyota pledges commitment to local industry at Altona engine plant opening
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Toyota pledges commitment to local industry at Altona engine plant opening

The boss of Toyota Australia has pledged his company's commitment to the local automotive industry at the unveiling of the Japanese car maker's new petrol and hybrid engine plant in Melbourne. Toyota Australia president and CEO Max Yasuda described the official opening of the new Altona engine plant as a landmark for the industry and one that was central to the manufacturer’s plan to transform its operations and build a more sustainable business...


Toyota sells one million hybrids in 10 months
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Toyota sells one million hybrids in 10 months

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has sold more than one million hybrids in 2012, resulting in the best sales year on record for Toyota and Lexus hybrids and giving even more credibility to the technology's growing popularity. By the end of October this year, Toyota and Lexus had jointly sold 1,028,900 hybrid vehicles worldwide, which is a significant improvement over the same period last year, when TMC had sold around 630,000...


Toyota Camry tops Australian-made sales for the first time since 1995
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Toyota Camry tops Australian-made sales for the first time since 1995

The Toyota Camry became the top-selling Australian-made car across the country last month, beating its locally built rivals for the first time in almost 18 years. Toyota sold 3379 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid models throughout Australia in October, easily accounting for the next best locally manufactured vehicles, the Holden Commodore (2449), Holden Cruze (2251), Ford Falcon (1391) and Ford Territory (1227)...


Toyota Camry, Aurion available with zero per cent finance
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Toyota Camry, Aurion available with zero per cent finance

Toyota Australia has announced a zero per cent finance offer on its locally made Camry and Aurion models as it steps up its push to encourage people to 'buy Australian'. The special comparison interest rate applies to the Toyota Camry, Toyota Camry Hybrid and Toyota Aurion sedans, which are manufactured at Toyota Australia's assembly plant at Altona in Melbourne...


Toyota Australia reaches one million vehicle exports milestone
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Toyota Australia reaches one million vehicle exports milestone

Toyota Australia has become the first local car maker to export one million vehicles. The Altona-based manufacturer confirmed its one millionth export vehicle was shipped to the Middle East earlier this month, 26 years after Toyota Australia exported its first vehicle, a Toyota Corona wagon, to New Zealand in 1986...


Toyota Camry, Camry Hybrid, Aurion recalled in Australia
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Toyota Camry, Camry Hybrid, Aurion recalled in Australia

Toyota Australia has recalled more than 19,000 of its new-generation locally manufactured Toyota Camry, Camry Hybrid and Aurion models to correct a potential defect with the vehicles’ fuel hoses. The recall affects a total of 19,099 vehicles, including 12,792 Toyota Camry, 2648 Toyota Camry Hybrid and 3659 Toyota Aurion models built between October 2011 and July 2012...


Toyota Camry Hybrid Review
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Toyota Camry Hybrid Review

The all-new Toyota Camry hybrid has gone on sale with a vast list of improvements and a mission to capture more of the private buyer segment.


2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid released
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2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid released

The all-new 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid has been launched with a lower starting price, better fuel economy, more features and improved performance. The Toyota Camry, which is the best selling mid-size car in the world, has again gone hybrid with the seventh-generation model now sporting a new 2.5-litre engine which combines with an electric motor to provide 151kW (up from 140kW) of power...


Lexus ES300h badge to be registered trademark
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Lexus ES300h badge to be registered trademark

Lexus in the US has apparently just applied to trademark the name 'ES300h'. Although the Lexus ES300 - a luxury version of the Toyota Camry - isn't sold here in Australia, the Toyota Hybrid Camry is, and this Lexus ES300h could use the same hybrid setup. American motoring publication Car and Driver discovered the application to the US Patent and Trademark office...


Global hybrid sales slowly on the rise
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Global hybrid sales slowly on the rise

Despite being on sale for more than a decade, global sales of hybrid cars will still total less than one million in 2010. Industry analysts JD Power and Associates predict sales of hybrids will reach 934,000 this year, meaning 2010 will most likely be the last year global sales do not crack the million mark...


Toyota Hybrid Camry On Track
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Toyota Hybrid Camry On Track

Toyota Hybrid Camry On Track and dynamically sound Location: State Motorcycle facility at Broadford, Victoria. I’ve got Australian Rally Guru Neal Bates riding shotgun with me (Rick Bates is here too), and my instructions for this braking test are to flatten the throttle in the Hybrid Toyota Camry from a standing start, hold it to the firewall until the car reaches 110km/h, then hit the brakes with as much force as I can possibly muster, bringing the car to a complete stop...


Toyota Camry Hybrid set to race in Targa Tasmania
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Toyota Camry Hybrid set to race in Targa Tasmania

Toyota's most fuel-efficient locally-built sedan, the Camry Hybrid, will take place in an unlikely event early next month when it joins competitors at Australia's premier tarmac rally, Targa Tasmania. Organisers say Camry Hybrid's eco-friendly credentials are a perfect fit with their future goals of reducing the event's CO2 emissions to assist in reducing global warming...