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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

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...

US car sales 2012: passenger cars push market to five-year high

The US new vehicle market rose to 14.5 million units in 2012 on the back of rising demand for mid-sized and small cars in a nation famous for its 'bigger is better' buying philosophy. The 2012 result – which saw 14,492,398 passenger cars, SUVs and light commercial vehicles sold across the country – was the strongest since 2007 before the market was rocked by the global financial crisis...

Car sales 2012: Medium cars outsell large

Sales of medium cars surged beyond those of large cars in Australia for the first time in 2012, with the locally produced Toyota Camry leading the charge. After coming up just short of the large-car segment in 2011 (75,984 versus 78,077), the medium class rocketed past it in 2012. Sales soared 15.4 per cent to 87,674 units, while large cars plummeted to 63,096, down 19...

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...

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 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 attracting younger buyers

The new Toyota Camry is attracting a younger group of buyers than its predecessor, according to the Japanese-owned Altona-based manufacturer. Toyota Australia executive director sales and marketing Matthew Callachor said the number of Camry buyers under the age of 50 has increased by more than 20 per cent since the launch of the seventh-generation medium sedan in December 2011...

Toyota Camry Atara R: value-packed special edition released

The Toyota Camry Atara R special edition has been released, adding new levels of value, equipment and exclusivity to Toyota's class-leading medium sedan. Based on the $30,490 Toyota Camry Altise, Toyota says the $31,820 Toyota Camry Atara R special edition gains more than $3000 worth of value including a sportier front bumper, grille and side skirts, and a dual exhaust diffuser that sees power from the Camry’s 2...

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...

2013 Toyota Camry NASCAR racer revealed

Toyota has taken the wraps off its all-new Camry-based NASCAR challenger ahead of the 2013 championship series. Designed to look more like the vehicle customers around the world can purchase and park in their driveways, the 2013 Toyota Camry NASCAR will compete with the Ford Fusion, the Dodge Charger and the Chevrolet SS, the latter being based on the Australian-made Holden Commodore...