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2019 Toyota ProAce City revealed for Europe

The mid-sized Toyota ProAce van will get a smaller brother in Europe, thanks to a tie-up with PSA Group. Meet the ProAce City, a compact re-skinned brother to the Citroen Berlingo. Toyota is chasing 900,000 light-commercial vehicle sales in Europe by 2021, and this van will play an important role. There are two different lengths offered – 4...

2019 Toyota HiAce pricing and specs: AEB standard - UPDATE

Toyota will transfer its focus on safety from cars to vans, announcing its entire HiAce range will get autonomous emergency braking as standard. Update: Toyota Australia has added pricing details for the LWB petrol automatic and diesel manual. We've updated our chart at the bottom of the story...

2020 Toyota Kluger unveiled, Australia to get hybrid power

Families on a budget will soon have a lower fuel bill for Australia’s top-selling seven-seat SUV. The new, fourth generation Toyota Kluger not only promises better fuel economy from its powerful V6 engine but Australia is likely to get the option of hybrid power for the first time...

Toyota RAV4 gets TRD, Modellista kits for Japan

Alex Misoyannis • Toyota’s Japanese arm has unveiled a range of factory-fitted accessory packages for its RAV4 midsize SUV. The four packs announced belong under either Toyota’s Modellista brand or its TRD performance division. Starting with the former, two Modellista kits are on offer: the road-biased ‘Urban Solid Strider’ and the rugged ‘Jaos’...

Toyota Access: Guaranteed Future Value now available for pre-owned cars

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) has introduced its Toyota Access guaranteed value program to pre-owned vehicles. Available exclusively on 'Toyota Certified Pre-Owned' vehicles, the scheme allows buyers to tailor a package based on usage, from light usage at 80,000km to heavy usage at 200,000km...

2020 Toyota Kluger teased

The next-generation Toyota Highlander, known locally as the Kluger, has been teased ahead of its debut at the 2019 New York motor show next week. The teaser image above is actually part of a 3D art installation featuring 200 cardboard pieces suspended from the ceiling. From most angles it's an unintelligible mess, but viewed directly side on, it previews the fourth-generation crossover...

Toyota C-HR Neon Lime powered by JBL revealed, not for Oz

Toyota Europe has announced a limited run of C-HR Neon Lime powered by JBL editions, in partnership with the renowned audio specialist. Finished in an exclusive Neon Lime metallic paint with contrasting black roof, the special-edition C-HR also gets 18-inch matte-black alloy wheels, and LED lighting at both ends...

Toyota makes its hybrid vehicle patents free to use

Toyota will make roughly 23,740 electrified vehicle patents available for royalty-free use until the end of 2030, as it looks to drive development of hybrid vehicles around the world. The automaker says it's making the move to "further promote the widespread use of electrified vehicles, and in so doing, help governments, automakers, and society at large accomplish goals related to climate change"...

CarAdvice podcast 146: Race the NSW Highway Patrol... legally!

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Paul Maric and James Wong. In car news, the next-generation BMW 1 Series has been previewed, Toyota Australia has confirmed three hybrid launches before the end of the year, and the Ford Ranger is getting AEB across the range. Also, initial details have been released for the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, and the 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 Sedan has been revealed...

Toyota Kluger Black Edition on sale from $55,970

Toyota Australia has released the Kluger Black Edition, priced from $55,970 before on-road costs. Based on the mid-range GXL trim, the Black Edition features a range of black pack-style add ons and appointments, which Toyota says "dial up the attitude – and appeal" of its top-selling large SUV...

Toyota Australia launching three new hybrids before year's end

Toyota Australia's hybrid expansion plans are in full swing, with the company confirming three new petrol-electric models will hit showrooms before the end of this year. Speaking with CarAdvice, a Toyota spokesperson said the new RAV4 and Corolla sedan hybrids make up two of the three, with the final member of the trio unconfirmed at this stage...