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Ute beauty! Pick-up sales surge after COVID-19 lockdowns ease

MORE: All COVID-19 coverage here Sales of US pick-ups such as the Ram 1500 and newly released Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – as well as our perennial favourites the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger – have been bolting out the door in the first two weeks of May, according to numerous dealers and industry sources...

Toyota HiLux restarts production, plenty of stock coming for June EOFY deals

Deals on a new Toyota HiLux are likely to get even better in the coming weeks as the assembly line in Thailand restarted after a one-month break, large shipments are waiting to dock or clear quarantine, and dealers are already overstocked due to the April sales slowdown...

New Toyota HiLux delayed indefinitely as dealers are overstocked

MORE: All COVID-19 coverage here The Toyota HiLux – Australia’s top-selling car for the past four years in a row – is expected to be the subject of even sharper deals than usual in the next few months, as showrooms continue to clear runout stock to make way for an updated model (pictured above)...

Scoop! 2021 Toyota HiLux images leaked online

The 2021 Toyota HiLux has been revealed in fresh images that have appeared on the internet overnight. The website Milele Motors has published what appears to be computer-generated renderings of the mid-life facelift of the Toyota HiLux. As reported exclusively by CarAdvice last month, Toyota dealers in Australia have been told they will receive the updated HiLux range towards the end of July this year...

New warning about ute safety: tests reveal hidden dangers of dodgy accessories

Australia’s love affair with utes is beginning to have dangerous consequences. An increasing number of ute owners are overloading their vehicles or fitting accessories that can cause irreparable damage and compromise safety, a peak industry body has warned...

Volunteer fire-fighter who lost everything is donated a new Toyota HiLux

EXCLUSIVE A volunteer fire fighter whose ute and home were torched on New Year’s Eve – while he was fighting deadly blazes on the NSW south coast – has taken delivery of a brand-new Toyota HiLux, a large portion of which was donated to him by a well known businessman and one of Australia’s biggest Toyota dealers...

Toyota recalls 45,683 cars due to fuel pump issue

Toyota Australia has issued a recall of 45,683 of its Camry (GSV70), Corolla (ZRE172), FJ Cruiser (GSJ15), Kluger (GSU50 and GSU55), HiLux (TGN121), Prado (GRJ150) and Landcruiser (URJ202) models spanning model-years 2013-2019. Affected vehicles were sold between 11 October 2013 and 3 April 2020...

Toyota already preparing for a turnaround after coronavirus crisis

While the car industry is bracing for a sales slowdown in April, Australia’s biggest automotive brand Toyota is already planning a return to normal business once the coronavirus crisis subsides. Toyota, the market leader for the past 17 years in a row, says it still plans to launch its new models as scheduled later this year...

Toyota HiLux bullbar designers use their skills to make medical masks

The team of Australians who design heavy duty accessories for the Toyota HiLux ute are now helping to make medical equipment to assist health authorities in the battle against the coronavirus. While local manufacturing of the Toyota Camry came to an end in 2017, the Japanese car maker retained a Melbourne-based design and engineering team to develop accessories for the Toyota HiLux and other off-road vehicles...

Updated Toyota HiLux due in July, 2.8 turbo diesel likely to get a power boost

Australia’s top-selling vehicle, the Toyota HiLux, is due to get a midlife facelift in July this year that is believed to include a power bump for the 2.8-litre turbo diesel and added creature comforts such as Apple Car Play and Android Auto...

Former Holden boss Dave Buttner returns to Toyota

Former Toyota executive Dave Buttner – who came out of retirement to run Holden for 16 months until he stepped down last December – is back behind the wheel of a Toyota. A post on Facebook has revealed Mr Buttner has replaced the ute he once lauded – the Holden Colorado – with Australia’s top-selling vehicle, the Toyota HiLux...