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Toyota Prius, Prius V recalled

Toyota has re-recalled a batch of Prius and Prius V hybrids, over concerns the fix provided to the power management ECU on both models wasn't sufficient first-time around. According to the company, affected vehicles are fitted with faulty power management ECU software...

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Toyota sets up electric car division
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Toyota sets up electric car division

Toyota has created a new division, responsible for electric and fuel-cell vehicle development. Over the weekend the company told The Mainichi it had created a new unit, dubbed the ZEV Factory, to help speed the development of electric vehicles. The new division is built around a 50-strong planning team, originally established in late 2016 with Akio Toyoda, company CEO, at the helm...


2019 Toyota Supra spied inside and out
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2019 Toyota Supra spied inside and out

The all-new Toyota Supra has been snapped by spy photographers once again, this time showing parts of its cabin. Earlier this month a leaked parts catalogue gave an indication of the Supra's interior components – pretty much confirming most bits will be shared with the related BMW Z4 – and these latest images add to that...


2018 Mazda 6 GT v Toyota Camry SL V6 comparison
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2018 Mazda 6 GT v Toyota Camry SL V6 comparison

Could this be the family car battle of head versus heart? The Toyota Camry SL V6 and Mazda 6 GT turbo both stick to a well-worn medium sedan formula, although manage to avoid looking like carbon copies of each other – both aesthetically and mechanically...


Toyota HiLux Rogue tow test: Lifestyle-ready
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Toyota HiLux Rogue tow test: Lifestyle-ready

Toyota's HiLux is a legend, and the SR5-based Rogue is proving a popular variant. How does it handle some weekend-livin' towing jobs? Dom Wiseman explores its capability with a big boat, and a smaller jetski. MORE: HiLux news, reviews, comparisons and videos MORE: Everything Toyota...


2018 Toyota Hilux Rogue tow test
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2018 Toyota Hilux Rogue tow test

Towing a boat and more with the Toyota HiLux Rogue. Dom Wiseman is on the job.


Volkswagen tops brand loyalty study in Australia
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Volkswagen tops brand loyalty study in Australia

Volkswagen customers are the most loyal in Australia according to a new survey by Roy Morgan, putting the German brand ahead of other non-luxury marques like Toyota, Mazda and Subaru. According to the June quarter's edition of the Automotive Currency Report, 61.5 per cent of Volkswagen owners said they would be looking to buy their next car from the same brand, ahead of Toyota (59...


2019 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport review
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2019 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport review

Toyota's new Corolla is bolder and sportier than ever before - perhaps more even than we could have ever imagined - but has it lost some practicality in the process? Jez Spinks drives. MORE: Corolla v Mazda 3 v Hyundai i30 comparison...


2019 Toyota Supra: Specs leak offers an inside look
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2019 Toyota Supra: Specs leak offers an inside look

A parts catalogue posted on Supra MKV forums has revealed details about the spec of Toyota's upcoming sports coupe. The catalogue, which appears to be a BMW internal document, shows just how heavily Toyota has leant on its German development partner in the Supra's cabin. Before we get into that, though, the engines: on BMW's documentation, the car is listed in 20i, 30i and 40i guises...


Toyota Corolla hot hatch is 'inevitable' - report
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Toyota Corolla hot hatch is 'inevitable' - report

A heated-up version of the Toyota Corolla is reportedly in the works as the company seeks to increase its desirability. Sources have told Autocar a hot hatch based on the latest Corolla will "inevitably" be launched. Although there's no official confirmation of such a model, adding a hero model to one of the company's most well-known and best-selling models would certainly fulfil Akio Toyoda's mission to make Toyota "fun to drive, again"...


2019 Toyota Corolla ZR hybrid review
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2019 Toyota Corolla ZR hybrid review

Tech like a Prius, but at a much sharper price and in a much sharper suit. A hybrid might not be the first thing you think of when looking for a small car, but the Corolla hybrid makes a compelling case for itself.

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Toyota tops 2018 Interbrand list, Subaru pips Tesla
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Toyota tops 2018 Interbrand list, Subaru pips Tesla

For more years than any of us have fingers to count, Toyota has ruled the list of the world's most valuable automotive brands – while rubbing shoulders with the world's most valuable brands, full stop. Toyota's pre-eminence would seem obvious, given it is the best-selling vehicle brand in the world. However, financial performance is only one criteria in Interbrand's analysis...


2019 Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda 3 comparison
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2019 Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda 3 comparison

It’s fair to presume a couple of things when you consider that non-premium small cars are amongst the biggest-selling – make that the biggest-selling – passenger cars out there. And it’s also easy to presume that you don’t get much goodness for your modest spend...


2019 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series upgrades announced – UPDATE
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2019 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series upgrades announced – UPDATE

Toyota Australia has launched an upgraded LandCruiser 200 Series with new features added to the volume-selling GXL and VX models for the 2019 model year. UPDATE, 4/10/18: The original press information stated that pricing was unchanged for the 2019 LandCruiser 200 Series, Toyota has since clarified this isn't the case and that there are nominal increases across the board...


2019 Toyota Supra to debut at Detroit motor show
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2019 Toyota Supra to debut at Detroit motor show

The fifth-generation Toyota Supra will be unveiled at the 2019 Detroit motor show, which begins on January 14. In a reply to one of its own Facebook posts, Toyota Germany stated: "World premiere [of the new Supra] is at the Detroit motor show in January. We still need some patience." Although the company has since taken down the comment, it was captured by a user on the SupraMkV...


2018 Holden Calais 2.0T v Toyota Camry SL Hybrid comparison
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2018 Holden Calais 2.0T v Toyota Camry SL Hybrid comparison

Comparing a Holden Commodore/Calais and Toyota Camry would have been incongruous until this year, when both entered new lives as imports. Now it seems perfectly natural to pit this front-drive pair against one another, despite a few differences in design and execution. It's the German-made Calais hatchback with turbocharged petrol engine versus the Japanese Camry sedan with petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain...


Toyota to add Android Auto to its US range - report
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Toyota to add Android Auto to its US range - report

With Apple CarPlay already available in Toyota and Lexus models overseas, the company will reportedly soon add Android Auto compatibility too. A source, who asked to remain anonymous, has informed Bloomberg Toyota will soon begin adding Android Auto support to cars sold in North America. According to another source, Toyota could make an announcement about availability as early as October this year...


Toyota 86 GR teased
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Toyota 86 GR teased

Toyota Spain has teased the upcoming GT86 by Gazoo Racing, just days after a trademark filing alerted the world to its existence. Captioned with "it's all a matter of passion for speed", there are no details about what upgrades will be made to the existing 86 package...


2019 Toyota Supra review: First drive!
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2019 Toyota Supra review: First drive!

Paul Maric has driven one of the most anticipated cars of 2019 - the all-new Toyota Supra. Apologies in advance for the quality of audio and video – we had very limited time with the car and no video resources, so had to chop this together ourselves on the day. The Toyota Supra will launch globally in early 2019 with an Australian debut in Q3 2019...


Autonomous cars may not come 'in my lifetime' - Toyota chief researcher
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Autonomous cars may not come 'in my lifetime' - Toyota chief researcher

John Leonard, head of autonomous vehicle research at the Toyota Research Institute, has expressed doubts about level five autonomous vehicles becoming viable in the near future. "Taking me from Cambridge to Logan Airport with no driver in any Boston weather or traffic condition — that might not be in my lifetime," Leonard told Bloomberg...