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Toyota HiAce: Less fuel in the city

Jul 28, 2016. By Toyota Australia.

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

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 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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Leanne Tander, Steven Johnson and Glenn Seton will be joining the field for the opening round of the Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Winton SuperSprint (May 20-22).

May 16, 2016

Toyota 86 Racing Series Fires Up For Winton Debut

A full grid of 35 competitors is sitting on the rev limiter, ready to greet the starter at the first round of the 2016 Toyota 86 Racing Series, running at this weekend's Virgin Australia Supercars Championship round, the Winton SuperSprint (May 20-22).

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Toyota FJ Heritage.

May 12, 2016

FJ Cruiser Rides into the Sunset

Toyota is set to bid a fond farewell to the FJ Cruiser, a retro-inspired rugged off-roader that became an instant classic when it was launched in Australia in 2011.

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Close to 450 owners and admirers of the Toyota 86 sports car flocked to Canberra for the 2016 Festival of 86.

May 10, 2016

Toyota Festival of 86 Draws Hundreds of Fans to Canberra

Canberra became the centre of the Toyota sports car world on Saturday 7 May as close to 450 owners and admirers of the 86 sports car descended on the Sutton Road Driver Training Centre to attend the third Australian Festival of 86 celebrations.

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Toyota Australia has announced the appointment of Matt Callachor as its Vice President, effective 1 June 2016.

May 9, 2016

Vice President Appointment at Toyota Australia

Toyota Australia has announced the appointment of Matt Callachor as its Vice President.

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Toyota Australia has officially launched the Toyota 86 Racing Series, with a bumper roll-call of 35 entrants confirmed for the first of five rounds on the 2016 calendar.

May 6, 2016

Toyota 86 Racing Series Packs the Grid in 2016

Toyota Australia has officially launched the Toyota 86 Racing Series, with a bumper roll-call of 35 entrants confirmed for the first of five rounds on the 2016 calendar.

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Toyota Australia has unveiled a global first – a dramatic new “Shooting Brake” concept version of the 86 sports car.

May 6, 2016

Global Reveal of Toyota 86 Shooting Brake Concept

Toyota Australia has unveiled a global first - a dramatic new 'Shooting Brake' concept version of the 86 sports car.

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Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series has had its best sales month in 12 years. (VX grade shown)

May 4, 2016

Toyota Surges with Hilux and Landcruiser

Toyota's sales of new motor vehicles surged more than eight per cent in Australia last

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The 2016 Festival of 86 kicks off in Canberra this Saturday (May 7)

May 4, 2016

Toyota Festival of 86 Hits Nation's Capital

The 2016 Festival of 86, a national celebration of Toyota's cult sports car, is set to draw dedicated owners and enthusiast admirers from all over the country when it kicks off in Canberra this Saturday (May 7).

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Toyota Gazoo Racing heads to Belgium for the final race before Le Mans.

May 2, 2016

Toyota Aims to Extend Championship Lead

Toyota Gazoo Racing aims to build on its lead in the World Endurance Manufacturers' Championship this weekend with an improved performance at the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.

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Toyota survey for a chance to win a Caltex Gift Card

Apr 26, 2016

Toyota survey. Winner announced.

The winner from our recent promotion has been announced.

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Innovations like the Showroom 360 configurator are helping raise the bar for Toyota sales and servicing standards.

Apr 18, 2016

Toyota to Raise Sales and Service Standards Even Higher

Toyota Australia has pledged to raise the bar for sales and servicing standards after a record-breaking two-thirds of its entire dealer network were awarded the maximum five-star customer-service rating in 2015.

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The Toyota TS050 HYBRID will be in action at the 6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday 17 April.

Apr 13, 2016

Silverstone Debut for Toyota Gazoo Racing

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing heads to Great Britain this week for the eagerly anticipated opening round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday 17 April.

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Toyota led the Australian new car sales race in March, heading its nearest rival by 72 per cent.

Apr 5, 2016

Toyota Picks Up The Pace With HiLux And Kluger Out In Front

Toyota again led the Australian new car sales race in March, with the HiLux light commercial and family-friendly Kluger SUV the stand-out performers.

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Toyota Gazoo Racing has unveiled its new 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) contender, the TS050 HYBRID.

Mar 24, 2016

Toyota Gazoo Racing Unveils New TS050 Hybrid

Toyota Gazoo Racing has unveiled its new 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) contender, the TS050 HYBRID, prior to the official 'Prologue' pre-season test at Circuit Paul Ricard, near Marseille in southern France.

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Toyota has previewed an upgraded version of the Corolla Sedan, scheduled for local launch in the first quarter of 2017 (Overseas model shown).

Mar 24, 2016

Toyota Previews Upgraded Corolla Sedan

Toyota has released preview images and high-level detail on an upgraded version of the Corolla sedan, scheduled for local launch in the first quarter of 2017.

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An upgraded version of Australia’s best-selling sports car, the Toyota 86, will be previewed at this year’s New York International Auto Show (Mar 25 - Apr 3, 2016) – Overseas model shown.

Mar 18, 2016

Updated Toyota 86 Unveiled at New York Show

An updated version of Australia's best-selling sports car, the Toyota 86, will be unveiled at this year's New York International Auto Show, running from March 25 to April 3.

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An upgraded version of Toyota’s seven-seat Kluger SUV is set to be previewed at this year’s New York International Auto Show (Mar 25 - Apr 3) – Overseas model shown.

Mar 15, 2016

Updated Toyota Kluger On Show In New York

A significantly upgraded version of Toyota's seven-seat Kluger SUV is set to be previewed at this year's New York International Auto Show, running from March 25 to April 3.

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Aaron Seton, Glenn Seton and Barry ‘Bo’ Seton.

Mar 11, 2016

Motor Racing Dynasty Extended in Toyota 86 Racing Series

Aaron Seton, son of V8 Supercars Hall of Fame inductee Glenn and grandson of 1965 Bathurst winner Barry, has signed on the dotted line for all five rounds of the Toyota 86 Racing Series in 2016.

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Toyota has released a new Prius in Australia that features an engaging drive and dramatic new styling as well as the biggest improvement in fuel economy between the hybrid icon’s four generations.

Mar 9, 2016

New Toyota Prius is Fun to Drive

Toyota has released a new Prius in Australia that features an engaging drive and dramatic new styling as well as the biggest improvement in fuel economy between the hybrid icon's four generations.

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Toyota Corolla – Australia’s best-selling car in February (ZR hatch shown)

Mar 4, 2016

Toyota forges ahead with Corolla, Hilux

Toyota posted market-leading sales almost 60 per cent higher than its nearest rival in February on the back of strong demand, particularly for Corolla, HiLux and LandCruiser Prado.

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Toyota Australia is set to enter the fastest-growing segment of the local market with the daringly styled C-HR compact crossover vehicle.

Mar 2, 2016

Toyota Announces Turbo SUV for Australia

Toyota Australia is set to enter the fastest-growing segment of the local market with the daringly styled C-HR compact crossover vehicle.

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