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2018 Toyota Prius C confirmed for Australia

Australia's Toyota Prius C will see a styling and safety update later in 2017, CarAdvice can reveal. The updated 2018 Toyota Prius C revealed in the US earlier this week will be offered locally in the latter part of the year, bringing with it revised styling and new alloy wheels...

2017 Toyota Yaris facelift revealed alongside WRC-inspired 157kW hot-hatch: Here in March but no hot hatch for Australia

The facelifted Toyota Yaris has been revealed this week, along with the first images of the much-anticipated hot hatch variant ahead of its debut at the Geneva motor show in March. Known as the Vitz in its home market of Japan, the new Yaris sports revised front and rear treatments, including a nose with less chrome, new LED daytime-running lights and tail-lights, along with new bumpers at both ends that help to give the light hatch a lower and wider stance...

2017 Toyota Corolla hatch pricing and specs: Safety upgraded, SX manual dropped - UPDATE

Update - Toyota Australia has confirmed the Corolla Hybrid also sees the addition of new safety options as per the petrol-powered range. See article for details The updated 2017 Toyota Corolla hatch has arrived, following its sedan sibling with the introduction of key new safety options and features...

2018 Toyota Camry V6 will be the end of the road for Aurion

When Toyota announced in early 2014 that it would end Australian production in late 2017, it came with confirmation that the company intended to continue offering the Camry and Aurion nameplates as part of its completely imported line-up. Much can change in three years, however, and the sales and marketing chief of Toyota Australia has now revealed the Camry V6 shown in Detroit today will come to our market...

2018 Toyota Camry revealed: Japan-built sedan in Australia from late 2017

The next-generation Toyota Camry has been revealed at the 2017 Detroit motor show, and will go on-sale in Australia from late this year. The new Camry has been completely redesigned with the company's "Keen Look" design language. So far, the company has only unveiled the high-end and hybrid versions of the new sedan, but the new model should prove to be the sportiest looking to-date...

2017 Toyota Corolla sedan pricing and specs: New looks, more kit and upgraded safety

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Toyota Corolla sedan range have been revealed this week. After being revealed in "preview images" last March, the new sedan has finally landed in Australia, marking the 50th anniversary of the Japanese company's top-selling small car – the first-generation Corolla hit local showrooms in 1967...

Top ten growth brands of 2016

The results are in: annual new vehicle sales in 2016 were the highest on record, with the market growing two per cent to a tick under 1.18 million vehicles, thanks to strong growth from light commercials and SUVs. But what brands grew well above the market average? Here we list the top 10 growth brands, by raw numerical sales increase...

Toyota HiLux tops 2016 sales charts, Ranger fourth

It’s official: the Toyota HiLux was Australia’s top-selling new vehicle in 2016, marking the first time a light commercial ute has finished a calendar year atop the podium. Remarkably, about half of these were the flagship SR5 4x4, which surged on the back of growth in the ‘lifestyle’ ute market, and responded to unprecedented discounts prompted in the most part by the success of the Ford Ranger...

Toyota Concept-i: Self-driving vehicle with AI assistant debuts at CES

The autonomous Toyota Concept-i has made its debut at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Penned at the company's Californian design studios with technology input from Toyota's Innovation Hub in San Francisco, the Concept-i was reportedly designed from the inside out, and will reportedly begin on-road tests "within the next few years in Japan"...

Ford, Toyota team up on alternative to Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

Ford and Toyota have created the SmartDeviceLink Consortium to develop and promote an in-car smartphone application connectivity standard that will, the car makers' hope, rival the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay app mirroring technologies...

2017 Detroit motor show: What to expect – UPDATE

A new year is on the horizon, and talk is now turning towards the first big motor show on the international calendar: the 2017 North American International Auto Show - also known as the Detroit motor show. Opened in 1899, Detroit's big show lays claim to being the second oldest event of its kind, with only the one year-older Paris motor show outdoing it...