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Toyota Camry V6 unveiled, but won't become Australia's 2015 Aurion

An overhauled Russian-market Toyota Camry has been unveiled at the Moscow motor show, replacing the V6-engined model that previously looked near-identical to the Toyota Aurion sold here...

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Toyota RAV4 Review: GXL 4WD
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Toyota RAV4 Review: GXL 4WD

The Toyota RAV4 is one of the most popular SUVs on the market, but it falls short of its rivals on value.


Toyota Camry RZ Review
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Toyota Camry RZ Review

Value-packed Camry RZ is meant to evoke the spirit of the 86 sports coupe. Dan DeGasperi tests its mettle...


Toyota FT-1 concept car sports new grey exterior, classier interior
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Toyota FT-1 concept car sports new grey exterior, classier interior

The Toyota FT-1 concept car has been reworked with a new paint job and a new feel for the interior. Toyota whipped up a second version of the FT-1 concept car for this year's Gordon McCall's Motorworks Revival gala in California. And this second take on the FT-1 highlights just how much the choice of colours can affect the perception of a vehicle...


Holden boss says proposed funding cuts could spell an even more premature end for local car making
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Holden boss says proposed funding cuts could spell an even more premature end for local car making

GM Holden chairman and managing director Gerry Dorizas has warned the Australian car industry and the nearly 50,000 jobs it directly supports could shut down earlier than planned if the Federal Government’s proposed funding cuts go ahead...


Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Prototype drive on the Pacific Coast Highway
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Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Prototype drive on the Pacific Coast Highway

To the thousands of commuters on the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California, the Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Prototype I was driving may not have looked like a vehicle at the cutting edge of next-generation mobility...


2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude : Clean tailgate for special edition SUV
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2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude : Clean tailgate for special edition SUV

The special edition Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude has been introduced sporting a clean tailgate design for the first time in the model’s 18-year history in Australia. Unlike the standard Prado that has its spare tyre fixed to the rear door, the 2014 Prado Altitude’s spare is located out of sight underneath the vehicle as it is on European-specification models...


Toyota FT-1 Vision GT concept hints at next-generation Supra
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Toyota FT-1 Vision GT concept hints at next-generation Supra

A new-generation Toyota Supra appears to be a virtual step closer, with the Japanese brand furthering its sports car intentions with the racy new Toyota FT-1 Vision GT concept. The new virtual racing car - which is soon to be available in Sony PlayStation 3's popular Gran Turismo 6 franchise - joins the FT-1 Concept that can already by virtually driven by gamers...


Toyota Supra: all-paw hybrid powetrain tipped for next-gen sports car
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Toyota Supra: all-paw hybrid powetrain tipped for next-gen sports car

The next-generation Toyota Supra is tipped to combine a BMW platform with an all-wheel-drive hybrid powertrain and the Japanese car maker’s first dual-clutch transmission, according to the latest reports. UK publication Auto Express reports the reimagined Toyota Supra sports car will share much in common with the next-generation BMW Z4, including the use of technologies signed into in July 2012 as part of a memorandum of understanding...


Car sales July 2014: winners and losers
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Car sales July 2014: winners and losers

The Toyota Corolla is now the top-selling car of 2014 after taking a narrow lead over the Mazda 3. July was the Corolla’s fifth consecutive month at the top of the monthly charts. It outsold the Mazda 3 comfortably (3800 versus 3421), and turned a 358-unit deficit at the halfway point of the year into a 21-car lead with five months of 2014 remaining (25,966 versus 25,945)...


Toyota Australia launches DRIVE employee support program
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Toyota Australia launches DRIVE employee support program

Toyota Australia is today launching the first phase of its ‘DRIVE’ program designed to help employees prepare for their futures after the company ceases manufacturing in 2017. During the first stage of DRIVE (for ‘dedicated, ready, individual, vocational and energised’), employees will have access to information about other industries, attend a career day and receive referrals for financial services and other assistance programs...


Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage
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Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage

Assembled for this mega-test are 10 models that represent one-third of total SUV volume in Australia – and that’s without including sales for the newest contender here and catalyst for this test, the Jeep Cherokee. It looks bold, it’s available only with petrol engines (for now), and it’s priced under $40,000 to compete with the mainstream...


Toyota Australia streamlining cancer treatment for St Vincent's Hospital patients
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Toyota Australia streamlining cancer treatment for St Vincent's Hospital patients

Toyota Australia is using its production line expertise to reduce treatment times for cancer patients at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne. A team of Toyota Australia employees is working directly with St Vincent’s to streamline the experience of patients when they attend hospital to receive radiation or chemotherapy...


Toyota GT86 CS-R3 rally car unveiled
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Toyota GT86 CS-R3 rally car unveiled

A rally version of the Toyota 86, the Toyota GT86 CS-R3, will make its public debut at the ADAC Rallye Deutschland that starts on August 21. The new Toyota GT86 CS-R3 has been under development for the past year by Toyota Motorsport (TMG), but isn't quite ready yet for competitive racing...


Toyota Mirai: source outs fuel cell vehicle name - report
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Toyota Mirai: source outs fuel cell vehicle name - report

Toyota’s first-ever hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will be badged ‘Mirai’, according to a source familiar with the decision. The unnamed source revealed the name of the all-new model, which means ‘future’ in Japanese, to Bloomberg, though asked not to be identified as the decision has not yet been made public...


Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter
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Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter

Matt Campbell assesses seven load-lugging light commercial vans to see whether buyers are making the right business decision.


Toyota Driver Awareness Research Vehicle tracks how safely you're driving
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Toyota Driver Awareness Research Vehicle tracks how safely you're driving

The latest Toyota Driver Awareness Research Vehicle has made its debut at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado. Dubbed DARV 1.5, the car uses Microsoft tech gear and InfoSys biometrics software. It was developed by the Toyota's research safety centre and based on the latest Avalon, which forms the basis for the current generation Lexus ES...


Toyota 86: Revised suspension, enhanced interior for updated sports car
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Toyota 86: Revised suspension, enhanced interior for updated sports car

The 2015 Toyota 86 has gone on sale in Australia complete with suspension tweaks, interior enhancements and a small price increase for the flagship GTS variant. Announced globally in April, Toyota’s upgraded two-seat rear-wheel-drive 86 sports car features a revised suspension set-up that claims to deliver “better handling response and steering feel while also enhancing ride quality”...


Toyota Prius V Review: i-Tech
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Toyota Prius V Review: i-Tech

Despite showing its age, Australia's most fuel-efficient seven-seater still offers plenty of appeal alongside rival people-movers and SUVs.


Toyota coy about Corolla sales targets
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Toyota coy about Corolla sales targets

The Toyota Corolla is fast gaining ground on the leading Mazda 3 in the battle to be Australia’s top-selling car in 2014, but the company’s Australian arm says it is not particularly concerned with ending the year on top of the charts. The carry-over champ currently sits fewer than 400 units behind the newer Mazda3, which launched earlier this year...