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Toyota Australia extends recall relating to passenger side front airbags

Jun 26, 2015. By Toyota Motors Australia.

Toyota Australia is initiating safety recalls for certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators.

Toyota Australia is extending the range of vehicles involved in the passenger side front airbag safety recall that was previously announced on certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators.

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Toyota Australia is initiating safety recalls for certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators.

Jun 26, 2015

Toyota Australia extends recall relating to passenger side front airbags

Toyota Australia is extending the range of vehicles involved in the passenger side front airbag safety recall that was previously announced on certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators.

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Toyota Australia is initiating safety recalls for certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators.

Jun 19, 2015

Toyota Australia Posts Profit For 2014/2015 Financial Year

Toyota Australia has reported an after tax profit of $194 million (2013/2014: after tax loss of $437 million) for the year ending 31 March 2015.

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Toyota has unveiled impressive gains to performance, fuel economy and quietness with the announcement of a newly developed turbo-diesel engine for LandCruiser Prado.

Jun 18, 2015

High-Torque diesel engine to power Toyota Prado

Toyota has unveiled impressive gains to performance, fuel economy and quietness with the announcement of a newly developed turbo-diesel engine for LandCruiser Prado.

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Toyota has upgraded its Prius v hybrid seven-seater with a fresh look, improved comfort and convenience, sharper ride and handling, plus expanded safety features.

Jun 16, 2015

Prius V: Improved safety, style and driving pleasure

Toyota has upgraded its Prius v hybrid seven-seater with a fresh look, improved comfort and convenience, sharper ride and handling, plus expanded safety features.

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New Corolla Hatch: More style, sharper dynamics, less fuel.

Jun 9, 2015

New Corolla Hatch: More style, sharper dynamics, less fuel

Toyota has revamped the styling, driving enjoyment and features of its Corolla hatch while improving fuel economy* across the range.

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Toyota HiLux – topping the sales charts ahead of an all-new model to be launched later this year. (HiLux SR5 double cab shown)

Jun 3, 2015

Tough Hilux is Australia's best seller

Toyota's HiLux was Australia's best-selling vehicle in May as the rugged workhorse marked a significant milestone by passing 850,000 sales in this country.

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Toyota keeps brand leadership by adding emotional appeal to its technical achievements. (2015 Camry SL hybrid shown)

Jun 2, 2015

Toyota's brand value tops global auto industry

Toyota has been crowned the world's most valuable automotive brand for the eighth time in the past 10 years in a study undertaken by a major international market research agency.

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Toyota has boosted the value for money of its Aurion family-car line-up by holding prices while increasing safety, sophistication, style and driver involvement.

May 27, 2015

Value Boost for upgraded Aurion

Toyota has boosted the value for money of its Aurion family-car line-up by holding prices while increasing safety, sophistication, style and driver involvement.

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Australia’s favourite ute Toyota HiLux is set to take its ‘unbreakable’ DNA to new heights with the world premiere of an even tougher next-generation model.

May 22, 2015

Next-Generation Hilux redefines toughness

Australia's favourite ute Toyota HiLux is set to take its 'unbreakable' DNA to new heights with the world premiere of an even tougher next-generation model.

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New design for Corolla SX and ZR hatch. (Overseas model shown)

May 15, 2015

Double-Take for new Corolla Hatch

Toyota Corolla customers will do a double-take when the updated hatch version of Australia's best-selling car arrives in a few weeks.

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Toyota Australia is initiating safety recalls for certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators.

May 13, 2015

Toyota Australia recalls 181,000 vehicles

Toyota Australia is initiating safety recalls for certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators.

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Toyota has trumped the bold new styling for its 2015 Camry with aggressive prices that have not been seen on Australia’s best-selling mid-size car since last century.

May 12, 2015

2015 Toyota Camry bold in looks and price

Toyota has trumped the bold new styling for its 2015 Camry with aggressive prices that have not been seen on Australia's best-selling mid-size car since last century.

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Winners for our recent promotion have been announced.

May 7, 2015

RAV4 Experience the New - Winners Announced

Winners for our recent promotion have been announced.

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Australia’s best-selling car Toyota Corolla. (ZR sedan shown)

May 5, 2015

Hat-trick for Corolla as Toyota extends sales lead

Corolla was Australia's best-selling car for the third consecutive month in April as Toyota extended its overall sales leadership in 2015.

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Toyota Australia has today unveiled the last model to be built at its Altona manufacturing plant; the new-look Camry.

Apr 28, 2015

Toyota Australia unveils the new-look Camry

Toyota Australia has today unveiled the last model to be built at its Altona manufacturing plant; the new-look Camry.

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Janine Wiles became the Toyota Certified Used Vehicles program’s 10,000th buyer when she purchased a 2012 RAV4 Cruiser.

Apr 9, 2015

Rav4 fan is Toyota Certified Used Vehicles program's 10,000th buyer

Toyota's Certified Used Vehicles program has gone from strength to strength with 10,000 buyers having now bought their car safe in the knowledge that it is backed by Australia's most trusted automotive brand after passing a comprehensive inspection and background check.

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Corolla’s best-ever March sales helped Toyota to its strongest March result in five years. (Corolla ZR sedan and hatch pictured.)

Apr 8, 2015

Toyota leads auto industry to record March sales

Toyota's new-vehicle sales accelerated past its February result by 17 per cent last month to drive the local auto industry to its highest March sales on record.

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Toyota launches global street music campaign.

Apr 7, 2015

Toyota Launches Global Street Music Campaign

Australia's cities are renowned for their buskers - and now our talented street musicians have the chance to pit their skills against the world's best in a competition being run by Toyota.

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Toyota’s 5-Star Guest Experience Dealership Award recognises dealerships that consistently offer exceptional service and routinely exceed expectations.

Apr 7, 2015

Toyota recognises outstanding dealer service

Toyota Australia has acknowledged the dedication and attention to detail of its top performing dealerships by announcing its coveted 5-Star awards for guest experience.

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Neal Bates and Coral Taylor have won the Classic section of the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) at the Quit Forest Rally in Western Australia.

Apr 1, 2015

Bates and Taylor take win in WA

Neal Bates and Coral Taylor have won the Classic section of the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) at the Quit Forest Rally in Western Australia.

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World Endurance Champion Toyota Racing has improved the power and efficiency of its TS040 Hybrid race cars as it seeks to retain its driver and manufacturer titles in the 2015 series.

Mar 30, 2015

Toyota World Champion lifts performance

World Endurance Champion Toyota Racing has improved the power and efficiency of its TS040 Hybrid race cars as it seeks to retain its driver and manufacturer titles in the 2015 series.

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Toyota Coaster gains safety and driver appeal.

Mar 19, 2015

Toyota boosts Coaster safety

Toyota has focused on expanding safety and driver appeal with a range of improvements to the Coaster bus range.

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Toyota Hiace Steps Up

Mar 16, 2015

Toyota HiAce Steps Up

Toyota's renowned HiAce range has taken a substantial step forward with a more powerful yet more efficient petrol engine, the introduction of two new variants including a five-seat crew van, and the adoption of expanded safety, comfort and convenience features.

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Toyota has added the safety of a reversing camera and the convenience of a touch-screen display audio system to the GT variants of its top-selling 86 sports car.

Mar 12, 2015

Toyota 86: Sharp Steering, Sharper Value

Toyota has added the safety of a reversing camera and the convenience of a touch-screen display audio system to the GT variants of its top-selling 86 sports car.

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TOYOTA SELLS SIX-MILLIONTH VEHICLE IN AUSTRALIA

Mar 5, 2015

Toyota Sells Six-millionth Vehicle in Australia

Toyota has begun 2015 on a high with news it has sold its six-millionth vehicle in Australia.

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86 Pro-Am Racing

Mar 5, 2015

Toyota and V8 Supercars Announce Pro-Am Race Series for 86 Sports Car

Toyota Australia today announced an affordable, grassroots motorsport series based on the country's best-selling sports car, the Toyota 86 coupe, to be raced exclusively at V8 Supercars events.

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Corolla has helped Toyota record its best start to a year since 2010. (ZR hatch shown)

Mar 4, 2015

Corolla propels Toyota to best sales in five years

Toyota has recorded its strongest new-year sales performance in five years after posting two consecutive months of year-on-year increases buoyed by healthy demand for Corolla.

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GoPlaces with Toyota Magazine Reader Feedback Survey Competition Winners

Feb 26, 2015

GoPlaces with Toyota Magazine Reader Feedback Survey Competition Winners

Winners of our recent promotion have been announced.

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Strong demand particularly from city-based customers has prompted Toyota Australia to recreate a special-edition LandCruiser Prado Altitude with an “out of sight” spare wheel.

Feb 23, 2015

Toyota Prado Altitude back by popular demand

Strong demand particularly from city-based customers has prompted Toyota Australia to recreate a special-edition LandCruiser Prado Altitude with an 'out of sight' spare wheel.

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Australia’s best-selling car for the past two years, Toyota Corolla, has recorded another significant achievement by passing 1.3 million sales in Australia.

Feb 17, 2015

Toyota Corolla: An Overnight Succes-After 48 Years

Australia's best-selling car for the past two years, Toyota Corolla, has recorded another significant achievement by passing 1.3 million sales in Australia.

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Toyota will bring together its passion for cars and sport when it exhibits at the Australian Motoring Festival in Melbourne late next month.

Feb 17, 2015

Toyota's Passion on Display

Toyota will bring together its passion for cars and sport when it exhibits at the Australian Motoring Festival in Melbourne late next month.

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Kirobo in space

Feb 13, 2015

Toyota Robonaut Splashes Down

** Mission accomplished after 18 months on International Space Station **

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The upgraded Toyota Prius c

Feb 11, 2015

Toyota: Prius c sharper looks, dynamics and price

Toyota's hybrid Prius c range enters 2015.

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Toyota Corolla – Australia’s best-selling car for the past two years – led Toyota to market-leading sales in January. (Corolla ZR hatch shown)

Feb 5, 2015

Toyota: Best January sales in three years

Toyota has had its best January in new-vehicle sales and market share in three years

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Toyota to return to WRC in 2017

Feb 2, 2015

Toyota Returns to World Rallying

Toyota to return to WRC in 2017

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Toyota has confirmed that the Toyota Racing will enter two cars in this year’s World Endurance Championship.

Jan 30, 2015

Toyota commits to Le Mans Series

Toyota has confirmed that the Toyota Racing will enter two cars in this year's World Endurance Championship.

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Your chance to WIN^ $500 thanks to Camry

Jan 14, 2015

Toyota’s Prado among the vehicles to benefit from price cuts in advance of official reductions in import duty (Kakadu shown).

Jan 6, 2015

Toyota Delivers Aggressive Price Cuts

Australia's leading automotive brand Toyota has delivered its customers a happy New Year gift by bringing forward substantial price cuts stemming from planned tax reductions on vehicles imported from Japan.

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Toyota’s Corolla is the nation’s best selling car for the second year in a row.

Jan 6, 2015

Toyota Makes It An Even Dozen

Toyota's Corolla is the nation's best-selling car for the second year in a row.Official figures released today show Toyota retailed 203,501 vehicles in 2014 to lead the industry by a substantial margin - well over 97,000 sales ahead of its nearest competitor.

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Toyota’s Camry Hybrid posts 30,000 sales in Australia

Dec 23, 2014

Sales Landmarks For Toyota’s Aussie-Built Cars

Toyota's three locally built cars are each posting significant sales milestones that reflect their acceptance and prominence on the buying lists of Australian motorists.The landmark cars are the petrol-electric Camry Hybrid, the V6-powered Aurion and the Camry four-cylinder sedan - all of which are produced at Toyota's Altona manufacturing plant in Melbourne.

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Toyota Australia announces its future plans

Dec 3, 2014

Toyota Australia announces its future plans

Toyota Australia has today announced its future plans for when it stops manufacturing and becomes a national sales and distribution company in 2018.

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Sales success – Toyota Corolla (40,000 sales in 2014), HiLux (best-selling 4WD) and Camry (leading mid-size car for 21 years in a row).

Dec 3, 2014

Corolla First to 40000 Buyers

Toyota's Corolla has become the first vehicle in Australia to pass 40,000 sales this year, according to the latest official figures.

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Toyota wins the drivers’ and manufacturers’ titles in the World Endurance Championship.

Dec 2, 2014

Toyota Hybrid Power Wins World Championship

Toyota has stormed back into the global motorsport winners' circle with a hybrid-powered victory as world champions in the World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Toyota has sold the 850,000th Camry in Australia. (Camry Altise shown.)

Dec 2, 2014

Toyota Camry Crowns its Sales Success

Toyota's Camry has crowned its reputation as one of Australia's most popular and enduring vehicles with total sales in Australia passing the 850,000 mark.

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Toyota’s trend-setting RAV4 marks its 20th anniversary with record sales.

Dec 1, 2014

Record Sales for RAV4's 20th Anniversary

Toyota's RAV4 - the vehicle that 20 years ago heralded a new era in the automotive world - is on track for its highest annual sales in Australia.

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Toyota Australia recalls Echo and RAV4 vehicles

Nov 28, 2014

Toyota Australia recalls Echo and RAV4 vehicles

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will recall approximately 8,000 Echo vehicles built between December 2002 and September 2003 and approximately 260 RAV4 vehicles built between July 2003 and August 2003.

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Toyota Corolla has struck an edgy new pose with the special-edition RZ model.

Nov 26, 2014

Corolla Reveals its 'Dark' Side

Australia's best-selling car, Toyota Corolla, has struck an edgy new pose with a value-added special-edition model dubbed the RZ.

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Toyota Australia has held the final round of the Toyota National Skills Development Program, which focuses on technical, sales and customer service fields. (Technician, Nathan Pullos pictured)

Nov 19, 2014

Top Toyota Dealer Staff Rewarded in National Skills Program

Australia's largest annual automotive skills development program has rewarded top performing Toyota dealer staff for their expertise in technical, sales and customer service fields.

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Toyota Mirai: a fun-to-drive car with the only emission being water vapour.

Nov 19, 2014

Toyota Ushers In The Future

Toyota has launched an all new hydrogen fuel cell sedan that delivers punchy performance as well as offering the convenience and driving pleasure of a conventional car.

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Toyota Racing on the way to victory in Bahrain.

Nov 17, 2014

Toyota Racing Takes Drivers Title And Victory

Toyota Racing has turned its attention to the battle for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship manufacturer's title after claiming the drivers' title and victory in the Six Hours of Bahrain at the weekend.

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Toyota’s Fuel Cell Vehicle – an automotive revolution (overseas model shown).

Nov 14, 2014

Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car A Revolution

The world's leading science and technology magazine Popular Science has described Toyota's upcoming Fuel Cell Vehicle as 'a revolution in its field'.

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