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CarAdvice podcast 99: An insight into car wrapping

This week Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie are in the studio. In car news, pricing and specs have been released for the Kia Picanto GT-Line and the Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X. The Volkswagen Amarok is capable of 200kW thanks to a new V6, the BMW M2 Competition has been revealed, and the ACT Government will lease only zero-emission cars by 2021...

Toyota expands Takata recall

Toyota Australia has issued a notice for previous-generation 2013 Corolla, Rukus and Yaris models as part of the ongoing Takata airbag recall. Affected vehicles are fitted with potentially-deadly passenger airbags, which are susceptible to moisture intrusion over time – this is an extension of the recall issued this time last year, where 111,214 Corolla, Rukus and Yaris units were affected...

Toyota Corolla: ‘Gazoo Racing’ hot hatch on the cards

Featuring a sporty look and improved dynamic capabilities in base form, it appears a more powerful version of the new-generation Toyota Corolla could be on the cards. The Corolla now offers a multi-link rear suspension and a 60 percent more rigid chassis than the car it replaces, thanks largely to the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), which is also the foundation of the Prius, Camry and C-HR...

Toyota Australia had significant voice in new Corolla development

Toyota Australia claims it had a significant voice in the engineering and product planning for the new Corolla, thanks largely to its popularity Down Under. The Corolla remains the world’s best-selling car, with about 45 million sales to date. Of that figure, Australia has accounted for 1.4 million – around one of every five Toyotas sold locally...

2019 Toyota Corolla chasing segment-leading safety

The upcoming Toyota Corolla will help redefine the small-car segment in terms of active and passive safety, bringing a host of driver aids to put even some Lexus models to shame. The 12th-generation Corolla, which launches in August, will come standard with Toyota Safety Sense 2, encompassing a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection and autonomous-emergency braking...

2019 Toyota Corolla sedan previewed by Japanese leaks

Hot on the heels of the hatchback's official reveal, images of the yet-to-be-unveiled 2019 Toyota Corolla Axio sedan have surfaced in Japan's Best Car magazine. Although the Axio is a cheaper, simpler take on the Corolla Sedan we get in Australia, it provides a hint as to what we can expect from the incoming three-box Corolla when it lands...

Poll: 2019 Toyota Corolla helps brand find its mojo

Toyota has shaken off generations of dull design with the new Corolla, giving it a sharp new face to match its more dynamic TNGA underpinnings – and the new look is a winner, according to our latest poll. Revealed at the Geneva motor show, and displayed again last week in New York, the new Corolla represents a radical departure from its predecessor...

Poll: Hennessey Exorcist pips the Demon

Dodge might have started the supernatural muscle car trend with its Challenger SRT Demon, but it's been outdone by the hotted-up Hennessey Exorcist in our latest poll. More than 1000 people voted in this week's face-off, with 53 per cent of voters handing the Camaro-based Exorcist a narrow victory over its factory rival...

2019 Toyota Corolla detailed, Australian launch due August

A raft of details and images for the upcoming 2019 Toyota Corolla have been handed down today, in advance of the new hatchback's August launch for the Australian market. The new hatch was first unveiled at the Geneva motor show earlier this month, in the form of the European-market Auris – specifically in hybrid guise - but it's next week's New York motor show that will stand out as the bigger event for Toyota's now iconic small car...

Toyota Corolla, Rukus recalled over Takata airbag replacement foul-up

Toyota Australia has issued a follow-up recall for "approximately 48,000" Corolla and Rukus models built between 2007 and 2012 over concerns replacement airbags fitted as part of the Takata campaign may have been installed incorrectly...

2018 Toyota Corolla unveiled

The all-new Toyota Corolla has today made its debut at the Geneva international motor show, kick-starting a new generation for the brand's best-selling car. The twelfth-generation Toyota Corolla will arrive in Australia around August, and presents a larger, better-featured offering than its predecessor in the highly competitive small car market...