News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Toyota Logo

Toyota News

Toyota partners with Hino to develop hydrogen-powered truck

Toyota has announced it will partner with commercial vehicle-builder Hino to develop a hydrogen-fuel-cell truck as part of a joint initiative to reduce emissions. Built on the foundations of a Hino Profia, the companies say they will optimise the truck’s chassis to package hybrid and hydrogen fuel-cell technology...

The 10 most popular cars in video games, ranked

The most popular car brands and models to feature in video games have been revealed in a new study conducted by UK car sales website Carwow. The study – which analysed thousands of video games featuring cars (whether as the main focus or merely as tools for players to utilise) – ranked popularity based on how many appearances brands and models made across the titles...

Toyota Yaris compact SUV spied

Toyota appears to be making progress on its new pint-sized SUV based on the next generation Yaris, if these spy photos taken during winter testing are a guide. It's unlikely the new model will share the same body as this Toyota Yaris with raised suspension and bolder bodywork (as pictured above)...

New Toyota Tundra due in late 2021, still not confirmed for Australia

The next generation Toyota Tundra is due on sale late next year, but the full-size pick-up is still no closer to coming to Australia. A leaked dealer presentation shows the US-made Toyota Tundra is due in last half of 2021 after the next Toyota 86 sports-car and an as-yet unnamed compact SUV that will slot beneath the Toyota C-HR...

Next-generation Toyota 86 due in showrooms 2021

The new Toyota 86 sports car will go on sale next year, according to a photo of a dealer presentation that has been leaked on the GR86.org forum. The photo shows a series of upcoming models including the next generation Toyota Tundra pick-up and an all-new compact SUV likely to slot beneath the Toyota C-HR...

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...

New report claims Toyota LandCruiser V8 will be axed, mystery surrounds what will replace it

The Toyota LandCruiser V8 diesel’s days appear to be numbered – which is likely to spark a stampede on the current runout model over the next 12 months – if the latest report from Japan’s biggest car magazine is a guide. It is the second time serious questions have been raised over the future of the Toyota LandCruiser V8 – and what will power the next generation 300 Series – after CarAdvice reported in June 2019 the V8 will be axed...

Around the tracks: An Aussie Evo II, a Lexus throwback and a Tesla TV cameo

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Tesla, Ford and GM offer to build ventilators amid shortages

Car companies in the US and UK are offering up their manufacturing plants for the production of ventilators, in a bid to assist with growing shortages imposed by the coronavirus crisis. The movement started when UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on local manufacturers to mobilise in order to increase output of the units, which are an essential for critical coronavirus patients who require breathing assistance...

Car companies provide payment relief for US customers amid coronavirus outbreak

Several carmakers in the United States are allowing new car buyers to delay or reschedule their car finance payments amid closures and financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In an effort to maintain new car sales during a time of financial uncertainty, manufacturers like Ford, Hyundai, General Motors, Toyota and Nissan are offering their US customers alternate options if they can't continue to make payments...

Toyota partners with Daimler-backed Chinese startup Momenta on high-def mapping project

Toyota has partnered with Momenta – a Daimler-backed Chinese autonomous driving startup – to aid in developing high definition maps, as reported by Reuters. Momenta will help Toyota develop its Automated Mapping Platform (AMP) – a technology crucial for autonomous driving...