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New kings crowned in Toyota 86 racing series

Sep 19, 2016. By Toyota Australia.

A field of 33 cars faced the starter for the Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Sandown 500 this weekend (September 16–18).

Three different winners across three Toyota 86 Racing Series (T86RS) starts sums up the tight and exciting competition the new one-make category brought to the Sandown 500 support roster this weekend (September 16-18).

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A field of 33 cars faced the starter for the Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Sandown 500 this weekend (September 16–18).

Sep 19, 2016

New kings crowned in Toyota 86 racing series

Three different winners across three Toyota 86 Racing Series (T86RS) starts sums up the tight and exciting competition the new one-make category brought to the Sandown 500 support roster this weekend (September 16-18).

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Toyota scores a podium after a close-fought race in Texas

Sep 19, 2016

Toyota podium in close-fought race

Toyota Gazoo Racing earned another podium finish after a strong performance in a closely fought Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas in Texas at the weekend.

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Toyota reveals C-HR for Australia

Sep 14, 2016

Toyota reveals C-HR for Australia

Toyota Australia's stunning C-HR will be offered in two premium grades when it arrives in local showrooms during the first quarter of next year.

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The Toyota Genuine Parts team of Harry Bates and co-driver John McCarthy sits in third position in the 2016 Australian Rally Championship (ARC) after the weekend’s Rally SA (Sep 9–11).

Sep 13, 2016

Fighting Finish For Bates And Mccarthy In Rally SA

A massive overnight repair effort has kept the Toyota Genuine Parts team of Harry Bates and co-driver John McCarthy in the hunt for the 2016 Australian Rally Championship (ARC), with the pair sitting in third place on the points table after a challenging weekend at Rally SA (September 9-11).

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Toyota Gazoo Racing aims for more success in Texas.

Sep 12, 2016

Toyota Aims High In Texas

Toyota Gazoo Racing is aiming for a second consecutive podium finish when it heads to Texas this weekend for the Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas.

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Toyota expands RAV4’s safety and style

Sep 12, 2016

Toyota Expands Rav4 Safety And Style

Toyota has expanded the availability of advanced safety features including autonomous braking to eight of its 10 RAV4 models.

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Two-time Bathurst 1000 winner Tony Longhurst is joining the Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Sandown 500 this weekend.

Sep 12, 2016

Toyota 86 Racing Series Brings In A Heavy-hitter For Sandown

Tony Longhurst, one of the biggest names in Australian motor racing, has signed on to join the Toyota 86 Racing Series as the new one-make category heads into this weekend's Sandown 500 (September 16-18).

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Toyota HiLux – Australia’s best-selling car in 2016 (4x4 SR5 double cab shown)

Sep 5, 2016

Toyota Hilux And Corolla Lead The Field

** Best August for Toyota since 2007 **

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Toyota TS050 Hybrid on its way to a podium finish in Mexico.

Sep 5, 2016

Podium Return For Toyota Gazoo Racing

Toyota Gazoo Racing has moved up to second in the drivers' title race after returning to the podium at the Mexico round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on the weekend.

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Leo Barry recreates the legendary mark that secured the Swans’ 2005 Grand Final victory with comedians Stephen Curry (left) and Dave Lawson.

Sep 2, 2016

Sydney Swans Hero Is Latest Toyota Legendary Moment

The spectacular overhead mark credited with ending the longest premiership drought in AFL/VFL premiership history has been honoured as the latest Toyota Legendary Moment.

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Mexican debut for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

Sep 1, 2016

Toyota gets down in high-altitude Mexico

Toyota Gazoo Racing is banking on a deep-downforce package to give it a high-altitude edge when it resumes its World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign in Mexico City this weekend.

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Toyota's Dave Buttner (left) and AFL's Gillon McLachlan announce the Toyota sponsorship extension.

Aug 31, 2016

Toyota and AFL extend sponsorship deal

Australia's premier automotive brand Toyota today extended its long-term sponsorship of the Australian Football League until at least the end of the 2019 season.

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(left to right) Top three finishers from the 2016 Toyota 86 Racing Series Round 2, Race 2 – Aaron Seton (2nd), Cameron Hill (1st) and William Brown (3rd).

Aug 29, 2016

Toyota 86 racing series ups the pace at Sydney motorsport park

Canberra teenager Cameron Hill continues to stamp his authority on the 2016 Toyota 86 Racing Series with a dominant performance in the new one-make category's second round at Sydney Motorsport Park (Aug 26-28)*.

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More than half the grid of 38 registered competitors tested in open practice for this weekend’s second round of the 2016 Toyota 86 Racing Series at Sydney Motorsport Park.

Aug 22, 2016

Huge Toyota 86 racing series field ready for round two

A full complement of 38 cars will be on the grid for the second round of the Toyota 86 Racing Series, a key support category at this weekend's Sydney Motorsport Park SuperSprint (Aug 26-28).

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Toyota Australia and its dealers have earned a gold award in The Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award 2016.

Aug 12, 2016

Gold award recognises Toyota service quality

Toyota Australia and its dealers have earned a gold national award from the world's widest circulation magazine.

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Seasoned top-tier racers Dean Canto (pictured), Alex Davison and Cameron McConville will join the Toyota 86 Racing Series field for the next round, running at the Sydney Motorsport Park SuperSprint (Aug 26 to 28).

Aug 4, 2016

Toyota 86 racing series revved up and ready for Sydney motorsport park

The Toyota 86 Racing Series (T86RS) is revved up and ready for round two after a thrilling debut at the Winton SuperSprint in May, with a huge field of 38 cars expected to line up for the Sydney Motorsport Park SuperSprint running from August 26 to 28.

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Aug 4, 2016

Toyota 86 vehicle to be recalled

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will recall almost 15,000 Toyota 86 vehicles built between April 2012 and March 2015 due to a potential loss of power steering assist.

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A strong month for Camry has helped Toyota record its best July sales in four years.

Aug 3, 2016

Toyota – Best July in four years

Toyota has recorded its best July in four years, selling more than twice as many new vehicles as any other brand.

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Toyota Tarago: More features, lower prices.

Aug 3, 2016

Toyota Tarago: More features, lower prices.

Toyota has significantly improved the value and appeal of its Tarago range by adding in-demand features and upgrading interiors while lowering prices.

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Toyota HiLux: Official chase car, supporting Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov’s new world-record for a non-stop solo hot-air balloon flight around the globe.

Aug 1, 2016

Toyota HiLux helps smash balloon world-record

In a neat parallel to its tough-as-nails reputation, the Toyota HiLux has helped Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov smash an around-the-world balloon record many thought was unbreakable.

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Glen Gall (LEFT), one of the five adventure loving ‘Gall Boys’, with father Barry and the unbreakable Toyota HiLux at the 2016 Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition (QME) in Mackay (July 26–28).

Jul 28, 2016

Toyota gets QME rolling

Toyota is front and centre at this year's Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QME) (July 26-28) having signed on as 'Official Vehicle' for what has grown to become one of the country's biggest regional mining events.

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Toyota upgrades turbo-diesel HiAce (LWB crew van shown)

Jul 28, 2016

Toyota HiAce: Less fuel in the city

Toyota has revised its diesel-powered HiAce range to improve fuel economy in the city while achieving stricter emissions standards.

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Toyota Prado – 20 years of success in Australia (Prado Kakadu shown).

Jul 27, 2016

Double celebration for Toyota Prado

Toyota's rugged yet refined LandCruiser Prado has topped 250,000 sales in Australia almost exactly 20 years after the first model was introduced here in 1996.

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Toyota is fired up for the next WEC round in Germany.

Jul 26, 2016

Toyota fired up for the Nurburgring

Toyota GAZOO Racing is determined to bounce back from the heartbreak of Le Mans when it resumes its World Endurance Championship campaign this weekend.

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Toyota survey for a chance to win a Caltex Gift Card

Jul 25, 2016

Toyota survey. Winner announced.

The winner from our recent promotion has been announced.

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Toyota HiLux is the official chase car, supporting Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov’s bid to set a new world record for non-stop solo hot-air balloon flight around the globe.

Jul 15, 2016

Toyota HiLux supports around-the-world balloon bid

A Toyota HiLux SR Extra-Cab is on-duty as official chase car, supporting intrepid Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov as he crosses Australia at the start of his bid to set a new world record for non-stop solo hot-air balloon flight around the globe.

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Jul 11, 2016

Toyota Australia welcomes three fuel cell vehicles

In a bid to raise awareness of future technology, Toyota is excited to announce that it has secured three fuel cell vehicles to use exclusively in Australia for the next three years.

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The Brian Hilton Motorsport Toyota 86 Racing Series team (left to right) Gerard Maggs, Drew Ridge, Luke King and Josh Hunter.

Jul 7, 2016

Fantastic four ready to roar again in Toyota 86 racing series

The second round of the 2016 Toyota 86 Racing Series (Sydney Motorsport Park SuperSprint, August 26-28) cannot come quickly enough for a quartet of hard-charging drivers running under the Brian Hilton Motorsport banner, one of the new category's most enthusiastic entrants.

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Caption: Toyota revamps its 86 sports car (overseas model shown)

Jul 5, 2016

Toyota Corolla – Australia’s best-selling car for the financial year to June 30 (Corolla Hybrid shown).

Jul 5, 2016

Corolla and Toyota top car sales

** Toyota on track for 20th year of market leadership **

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Toyota Prado Kakadu – one of 13,500 Toyota vehicles hit by Luxury Car Tax last year

Jul 4, 2016

Toyota passes on tax savings

** Renews call for abolition of ''inequitable'' Luxury Car Tax **

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Jun 29, 2016

Toyota Australia to recall previous generation Prius

Toyota Australia has announced a recall of approximately 4560 previous generation Prius vehicles built between April 2009 and April 2012.

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Jun 29, 2016

Toyota Australia to recall vehicles due to fuel suction plate

Toyota Australia has announced a recall of approximately 324,000 Prius, Prius V, Corolla and Rukus vehicles built between October 2008 and February 2015.

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Toyota C-HR (overseas model shown)

Jun 28, 2016

Toyota C-HR Interior Showcases New Direction

Toyota is showcasing the emotional appeal of its future vehicle interiors with the release of the first official interior images of the new C-HR sport-utility vehicle (SUV).

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2016 Toyota LC70 (current 2016 GXL LandCruiser 70 Cab Chassis with optional tray shown).

Jun 27, 2016

New Landcruiser 70 series is tougher than ever

Toyota's Australian engineers have subjected the upcoming LandCruiser 70 Series upgrade to more than 100,000km of testing in some of the harshest conditions around the country.

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(L-R) Adelaide Football Club captain Taylor Walker, senior coach Don Pyke, chairman Rob Chapman, CEO Andrew Fagan, Toyota Australia divisional manager marketing Brad Cramb, Toyota Australia regional manager Phil Iannunzio, and Toyota South Australia dealer representatives Tom Gilbert and Robert Russo.

Jun 22, 2016

Toyota extends crows sponsorship to 29 years

Toyota Australia has extended its successful sponsorship of the Adelaide Crows until at least the end of the 2019 AFL season.

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THUMS adult male – front collision simulation.

Jun 22, 2016

Child Models Added To Toyota’s Virtual Crash Dummies

Toyota has expanded its family of virtual crash-test dummies by adding three new models to replicate the physical characteristics of children aged 10, six and three.

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The Toyota Genuine Parts team of Harry Bates and co-driver John McCarthy now leads the 2016 Australian Rally Championship (ARC) after a hard-fought second place at the weekend’s International Rally of Queensland (June 17–19).

Jun 20, 2016

Bates And Mccarthy Hit Australian Rally Championship Lead In Queensland

The Toyota Genuine Parts team of Harry Bates and co-driver John McCarthy now leads the 2016 Australian Rally Championship (ARC) after a hard-fought second place at the weekend's International Rally of Queensland (June 17-19).

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Toyota Australia

Jun 20, 2016

Toyota Australia Posts $236 Million Profit

Toyota Australia has posted an after tax profit of $236 million for the financial year ending 31 March 2016.

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Jun 14, 2016

Keen Price and Value for Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Toyota has combined the popularity of its Corolla hatch with the company's dominant hybrid technology to launch a new model that delivers impressive fuel economy, nimble handling, strong value and keen pricing.

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Toyota is targeting an elusive first victory at the famous Le Mans 24-hour race.

Jun 10, 2016

Toyota Confident Ahead of Le Mans

Toyota is confident it can convert its recent race-leading pace in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) into a challenge for victory at next week's Le Mans 24-hour classic in France.

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Toyota, the world’s most valuable automotive brand, is becoming a mobility service provider. (Image shows electric car-sharing in Grenoble, France).

Jun 10, 2016

Appealing Design Underpins Toyota's “Most Valued” Brand Status

Toyota's focus on emotionally appealing design has seen it remain solidly in top position as the world's most valuable automotive brand, according to a major global study.

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Announcing Toyota's sponsorship, AOC President and IOC Vice President John Coates, Toyota corporate manager marketing Lisa Webster and Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller.

Jun 10, 2016

Toyota Drives Olympic Sponsorship

The Australian Olympic Committee today announced Toyota Australia has signed as the exclusive automotive partner of the Australian Olympic Team for this year's Games in Rio de Janeiro and the PyeongChang Winter Games in 2018.

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Toyota has expanded the appeal of its V6 Aurion range, introducing desirable premium features to the entry-level AT-X and mid-range Sportivo.

Jun 6, 2016

Toyota Adds Features and Value to V6 Aurion

Toyota has expanded the appeal of its V6 Aurion range, introducing desirable premium features to the entry-level AT-X and mid-range Sportivo.

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Toyota HiLux – Australia’s best-selling vehicle in 2016 (SR5 double cab shown).

Jun 3, 2016

HiLux and Toyota Lead Auto Sales

Toyota's HiLux is Australia's best-selling new vehicle so far this year, helping to position Toyota for a 14th consecutive year as the country's most popular automotive brand.

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Win a brand new accessorised Toyota 86 GTS sports car or VIP passes to the Sydney 500 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season finale to see race-prepared 86s do battle. (Toyota 86 Blackline Edition (left) and Toyota 86 racing car (right) shown for illustration purposes only. Cars pictured are not the prizes.)

Jun 1, 2016

Your Chance to Win in the Toyota 86 Trade Competition

With the Toyota 86 Racing Series off to a flying start after its debut race at Winton, Toyota Australia is offering Toyota Genuine Parts and Accessories trade customers the chance to win up to $70,000 worth of prizes - including a brand new accessorised 86 GTS sports car valued at $50,000* as first prize.

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Toyota has updated its seven-model Camry range with the bulk of improvements focused on the already impressive equipment list of the sporty Atara SX.

May 30, 2016

Camry Upgrades Focused on Sporty SX

Toyota has updated its seven-model Camry range with the bulk of improvements focused on the already impressive equipment list of the sporty Atara SX.

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Canberra teenager Cameron Hill has taken out the inaugural round of the Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Winton SuperSprint (May 20-22).

May 26, 2016

Toyota 86 Racing Series Off to a Flying Start

The new Toyota 86 Racing Series is off to a flying start, with a full grid of 38 revved up racers mixing speed and ultra-close dicing on debut at the Winton SuperSprint (May 20-22).

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Harry Bates, currently second in the Australian Rally Championship, is ready to attack the National Capital Rally in Canberra this weekend (May 27–29).

May 26, 2016

Bates Working Hometown Advantage in Canberra's National Capital Rally

Rising rally star Harry Bates is hoping a hometown advantage will help maintain the momentum of his 2016 campaign as the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) rolls in to Canberra for the National Capital Rally (May 27 to 29).

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Prius, the world’s best-selling hybrid vehicle, accounts for 3.7 million of Toyota’s nine million hybrid-vehicle sales. (Prius i-Tech shown)

May 26, 2016

Toyota Sells Nine-Millionth Hybrid Car

** Huge savings in fuel use and emissions **

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Australia’s popular HiLux 4x4 posts 500,000 sales (4x4 SR5 double cab shown).

May 26, 2016

Toyota HiLux 4x4 Posts Half a Million Sales

Toyota's ''unbreakable'' HiLux is riding high with news that its popular four-wheel-drive variants have reached cumulative sales of half a million vehicles in Australia.

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