Are our taxi cabs about to switch from hybrid to electric?
Up to 90 per cent of taxi cabs in Australia's biggest cities are hybrid – after decades of LPG-powered Holdens and Fords – but now some operators are experimenting with pure electric power.
There are at least five fully electric taxi cabs in use in NSW – BYD E6 models imported from China – and more are under consideration.
Toyota's hybrid cars breaking Australian sales records
Toyota Australia’s move to broaden its petrol-electric hybrid range is paying off, with the company hitting a new high-water mark despite the ongoing drop in car sales as a whole.
Toyota has reported 7957 of its hybrid cars as sold this year, 166 per cent up over the first two months in 2019. Almost a quarter of cars sold by the company this year are hybrids.
The truth about Toyota Hybrid delays: Corolla, Camry and RAV4
Toyota Australia says reports of 12-month delays on certain hybrid models are greatly exaggerated, and most cars on the waiting list will be delivered in less than half that time.
CarAdvice readers have claimed some Toyota dealers are quoting delivery times of up to a year on certain Toyota hybrid models.
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Toyota Avalon, Camry TRD revealed ahead of LA debut
Toyota USA has given a first look at the new Avalon TRD and Camry TRD on social media, ahead of a full reveal at the Los Angeles motor show later this month.
Unveiled as part of a '#TRDtakeover' Facebook video series, the TRD-fettled sedans appear to be more or less styling and suspension packages, including body kits, wings, wheels, and sportier interior trims.