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Toyota designs moon rover concept

Toyota and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have confirmed an agreement to "consider the possibility of collaborating on international space exploration". Since May 2018, the two organisations have been working together on a rover concept, which would allow humans to explore the lunar surface in a pressurised vehicle...

Toyota C-HR EV could be headed to Europe in 2021

The boss of Toyota Europe has confirmed plans to introduce the brand's first all-electric vehicle in the region by 2021, which will likely be an SUV or van. UPDATE, 18/3/19: Toyota Australia has issued a statement regarding the introduction of EVs locally. See bottom of article for details...

2019 Toyota Prius pricing and specs

Toyota Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the refreshed 2019 Prius range, which is now on sale from $36,590 plus on-road costs. Compared to the outgoing model, the MY19 Prius gets updated designs for the front and rear fascias, incorporating new bumpers, sharper LED headlights, and new LED tail-light clusters...

Toyota HiLux outsells entire Holden range

Utes filled the top three sales spots in February — Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and the updated Mitsubishi Triton — as our appetite for vehicles that can work and play eclipses a new threshold. While the entire car market hit the brakes last month, down by 9.3 per cent, the top selling utes either held or gained ground...

Toyota Supra GT4 Concept unveiled

The Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept will make its debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which gets under way this week. Developed by Gazoo Racing, Toyota's European racing arm, with the FIA's GT4 racing series in mind, the Supra GT4 Concept rides on race-ready five-hole OZ 18-inch wheels...

Toyota Corolla GR Sport, Trek revealed

Toyota Europe has revealed a pair of new Corolla variants for the Geneva motor show, offering two very different flavours depending on buyer preference. First up is the Corolla GR Sport (pictured in silver), which in concept is in a similar vein to the Ford Focus ST-Line – offering sporty looks and equipment without any powertrain upgrades...

Toyota confirms Corolla GRMN, sorta - report

Toyota has pretty much confirmed it will produce a proper hot hatch based on the new Corolla, according to a new report out of Europe. Speaking with Dutch publication AutoRai.nl Toyota's deputy chief designer, Toshio Kanei, said a fully-fledged Corolla GRMN is "certainly realistic". "We are already working on that...

Exclusive: Toyota customers pay more luxury car tax than owners of Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Bentley – and Audi, BMW and Lexus

EXCLUSIVE Toyota customers are paying more Luxury Car Tax than buyers of most prestige brands, prompting renewed calls to scrap the 33 per cent levy on vehicles priced above the $66,331 threshold. Luxury Car Tax has reaped the Federal Government more than $5 billion over the past decade – including more than $695 million in the last financial year alone...

Let's talk electric vehicles: a CarAdvice podcast special

Barely a week goes by without us talking about electric vehicles on the CarAdvice podcast. In this special, Mandy Turner hosts our panel with Paul Maric, Curt Dupriez and Jez Spinks while on location for our latest electric vehicle mega test. Topics include the future of EVs, battery longevity, different types of charging, build quality, pricing, servicing, infrastructure, range anxiety, and so much more...

Toyota Australia cyber attack: Customers and showrooms unaffected

UPDATED Toyota Australia has confirmed it has been the victim of an attempted cyber attack although it believes no customer data has been accessed.  However, anyone buying a new car that is not already in dealer stock may experience delays in finding the exact model they want...

Toyota Prius C to be axed in the US

Toyota's North American division will cull the little Prius C from its line-up in the coming months, making way for the new-generation Corolla Hybrid to take its place in the range. Speaking with the US's Autoblog, a Toyota spokesperson confirmed the move, adding there's around 700 units left in dealer stock in the US...