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Utes: September sales overview

The Toyota HiLux continued its domination over Australia's ute segment in September despite relinquishing the overall top sales spot to the Mazda3. After an unprecedented five consecutive months as Australia's top-selling vehicle, the Thai-built ute was outsold by the Japanese small car by 797 units last month (4276 versus 3479), opening up a gap of 1370 sales (32,434 versus 31,064) year-to-date with three months of the year to go...

Car sales September 2012: winners and losers

A record month from the Mazda3 in September has ended the Toyota HiLux's five-month streak at the top of the Australian new vehicle sales charts. Official VFACTS sales data released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries confirms Mazda Australia's popular Japanese small car hit a new monthly high of 4276 units, eclipsing its previous record of 4234 set in August 2011...

2013 European Car of the Year nominees announced

The nominees for the 2013 European Car of the Year award have been announced, with a diverse list of 34 new vehicles vying for the prestigious title. To be eligible, the vehicles must have been launched in the past 12 months or be expected to go on sale before the end of 2012, be available in at least five European countries, and have a projected annual sales figure of no fewer than 5000 units...

Toyota Hilux conquers Antarctica on jet fuel

The Toyota HiLux has completed an epic Antarctic journey of more than 9495 kilometres, further than any other previous attempt by a similar vehicle. The specially prepared Toyota HiLux achieved the feat without any technical or mechanical hitches. The Hilux and its latest achievement is a critical part of the longest expedition in polar history, adding to the vehicle’s success in reaching both the North and South Poles on previous occasions...

2012 Toyota HiLux Pricing, Specifications & Gallery

Update: 2012 Toyota HiLux Review Toyota Australia has today launched the 2012 Toyota HiLux range with an updated look, repositioned pricing and the addition of three new variants. From the outside the changes are relatively obvious with the new bonnet, front fenders, bumper and headlamps easy to spot...

Toyota HiLux 2012 Model

Update: 2012 Toyota HiLux Review The 2012 Toyota HiLux will go on sale in the UK this October, while in the Australia, the ‘indestructible’ Toyota truck will launch to the Australian press in August. The latest version of the HiLux receives an all-new front end and comes equipped with a range of new high-tech features...

2012 Toyota HiLux more images and details released

Update: 2012 Toyota HiLux Review More details of the new 2012 Toyota HiLux have been released  as the model passes a sales milestone of 700,000 units in Australia. New features include an all-new look and ABS brakes as standard on all variants. The Toyota HiLux is easily the best-selling utility in Australia at the moment, and frequently ranks inside the top three in the monthly VFACTS data...

2012 Toyota HiLux facelift image leaked

Update: 2012 Toyota HiLux Review The first image of the facelifted 2012 Toyota HiLux has leaked onto the internet ahead of the vehicle’s global debut at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne on July 1. Toyota Australia’s Mike Breen confirmed the new Toyota HiLux will go on sale around two or three months after its local unveiling, pointing at an Australian launch in either September or October...

Arctic Trucks' Toyota Hilux reaches South Pole

We've seen the Toyota Hilux, modified by extreme-weather specialists Arctic Trucks, reach the North Pole, and the Icelandic volcano, (10 points if you can pronounce it) Eyjafjallajökull. Now, the Hilux has taken on the challenge of reaching the South Pole again, and in doing so, has set the bar for average speed on an expedition...

Toyota FT-86G, FJ Cruiser & 'Fire and Ice' HiLux

Toyota FT-86G, FJ Cruiser and 'Fire and Ice' HiLux Toyota revealed a number of new models to the automotive press this morning, including the hugely popular FT-86G rear-wheel-drive Sports Concept, which is in fact, the second-generation concept, with a 2-litre turbocharged boxer engine and six-speed manual gearbox...

2010 Toyota HiLux receives safety upgrades and cheaper options

Toyota has just announced new safety features will be included on the Toyota HiLux SR5 double cab four-wheel drive and is offering features on SR models for lower prices. Changes for the HiLux SR5 include electronic stability control and anti-lock brakes with brake assist as well as electronic brake distribution as standard...