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Toyota and Lexus halt sales of select hybrids over brake issue

Toyota and Lexus Australia have put sales of various hybrid models on hold over an issue related to the regenerative braking system. “At this stage the Toyota vehicles affected are Camry, Corolla Hatch, RAV4 and Prius. For Lexus the models affected are Lexus ES and UX,” the company said in a statement...

Restored WRC Toyota Corolla tackles Sydney road rally - video

Remember the WRC Toyota Corolla from the late 1990s? Well, rally fans and the like can watch the old race car compete once more. At a recent round of the Whiteline Tarmac Rally Series in New South Wales, a special example of the old rally car hit Western Sydney Dragway, Eastern Creek, to compete...

Toyota Corolla GR Sport, Trek revealed

Toyota Europe has revealed a pair of new Corolla variants for the Geneva motor show, offering two very different flavours depending on buyer preference. First up is the Corolla GR Sport (pictured in silver), which in concept is in a similar vein to the Ford Focus ST-Line – offering sporty looks and equipment without any powertrain upgrades...

Toyota confirms Corolla GRMN, sorta - report

Toyota has pretty much confirmed it will produce a proper hot hatch based on the new Corolla, according to a new report out of Europe. Speaking with Dutch publication AutoRai.nl Toyota's deputy chief designer, Toshio Kanei, said a fully-fledged Corolla GRMN is "certainly realistic". "We are already working on that...

2018 Toyota Corolla recalled

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for the new-generation Corolla hatchback fitted with the 2.0-litre petrol engine over concerns CVT-equipped models could have faulty transmissions. "This recall is due to a problem with the torque converter in the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) assembly," Toyota said in its press release...

2020 Toyota Corolla sedan hybrid revealed, confirmed for Oz

Toyota has confirmed the upcoming Corolla sedan will be offered with hybrid power when it arrives in Australia, following the reveal of the petrol-electric sedan at the Los Angeles motor show this week. Scheduled to arrive by mid-2020, the Corolla Hybrid sedan will be one of five new hybrid models set to launch Down Under in the next 18 months, alongside the all-new RAV4 due during the first half of next year...

2019 Toyota Corolla sedan revealed

Toyota has unveiled the new Corolla Sedan at Auto Guangzhou in China, ahead of its arrival in Australian showrooms "more than a year" later. Underpinned by the same Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) as the hatchback, the car will be offered with "many of the features and technology of the hatch" launched locally in August...

2019 Toyota Corolla sedan front end teased

The North American version of the 12th-generation Toyota Corolla sedan has been teased ahead of its debut on November 15, US time. Again, we've done a little bit of Photoshop work to bring out some of the details initially hidden in the shadows. While the American Corolla sedan will feature the same headlights as the hatch, the rest of the front fascia has been redesigned...

2004-2007 Toyota Corolla recalled

Toyota has recalled the 'ZZE122' Corolla, over concerns about the ECU controlling the airbags. According to the company, affected vehicles could experience electrical shorting in the airbag system, which in turn could damage the circuits in the airbag sensor assembly. If the issue occurs, the airbags could become deactivated or inadvertently deploy, putting occupants at greater risk of injury or posing an accident hazard...

Toyota Corolla, Avensis Takata recall initiated

Toyota has initiated its recall of the 2001-2007 Corolla (ZZE121,122,123 generations) and the 2001-03 Avensis Verso (ACM20) as part of the ongoing Takata campaign. Initially scheduled for July or December 2019, this notice affects older-generation Corolla and Avensis Verso models produced between October 2001 and January 2007, and relates to 'like for like' passenger airbags installed as part of a previous recall...

2019 Toyota Corolla sedan to be revealed next week

The Toyota Corolla sedan will be unveiled at the Guangzhou motor show, which kicks off on November 16, China time. As part of the announcement, the company has issued its first teaser of the new model. The traced outline of the sedan doesn't reveal anything new, except for the upward kick of the window line as it approaches the C-pillar...