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Toyota launches Stunning C-HR SUV

Feb 24, 2017. By Toyota Australia.

Toyota has brought excitement and driving pleasure to the SUV market with the launch of its radically styled C-HR, or Coupe High Rider.

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Feb 24, 2017

Toyota launches Stunning C-HR SUV

Toyota has brought excitement and driving pleasure to the SUV market with the launch of its radically styled C-HR, or Coupe High Rider.

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2017 Toyota Kluger GXL

Feb 24, 2017

Toyota Kluger – more performance with less fuel

Toyota has achieved a welcome engineering double for its seven-seat Kluger SUV range with the introduction of significant advances that deliver increased performance at the same time as better fuel economy.

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Beau Yates has been crowned Hi-Tec Drift NSW All-Star champion.

Feb 23, 2017

Extreme temperatures forge new drift champion

Toyota ambassador Beau Yates has claimed the 2016-17 Hi-Tec Drift NSW All-Star Championship in a dominant performance.

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Toyota’s i-TRIL Concept will be unveiled at Geneva

Feb 22, 2017

Toyota to unveil autonomous-capable concept at Geneva

An electric-powered Toyota concept - positioned as an alternative to city cars, other electric vehicles and motorcycles - will be unveiled at next month's Geneva motor show.

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Toyota Yaris WRC – victory at Rally Sweden

Feb 14, 2017

EMOTIONAL WIN FOR TOYOTA IN RALLY SWEDEN

Toyota has celebrated victory just two events into its comeback to the World Rally Championship (WRC) with an emotional first place in the snow and ice of Rally Sweden.

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Camry is Australia’s best-selling hybrid car (Atara SL hybrid shown)

Feb 14, 2017

TOYOTA HYBRIDS PASS 10 MILLION GLOBAL SALES

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) expects sales of its hybrid technology to gain pace following the announcement it has sold more than 10 million of these fuel-saving vehicles around the world.

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Toyota Prius – 20,000 sales in Australia (Prius i-Tech shown)

Feb 8, 2017

HYBRID MILESTONES FOR TOYOTA IN AUSTRALIA

Toyota has announced two significant hybrid milestones in Australia with landmark achievements for Prius and the company's entire offering of hybrid vehicles.

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Toyota’s Concept-i designed for more friendly future mobility

Feb 8, 2017

TOYOTA CONCEPT-i DESIGNED FOR MORE FRIENDLY FUTURE MOBILITY

Toyota has unveiled the Concept-i, a vehicle that demonstrates Toyota's view that the starting point for the vehicles of tomorrow should be the people who use them.

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Toyota Yaris WRC car set for snow and ice action in Sweden

Feb 8, 2017

TOYOTA SET FOR WRC SNOW AND ICE ACTION

Toyota will resume its World Rally Championship campaign this weekend on the high-speed, snow and ice-covered stages of Rally Sweden.

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Toyota HiLux and Corolla – TMC’s best-selling vehicles in Australia (HiLux SR5 double cab and Corolla hybrid shown)

Feb 7, 2017

AUSTRALIA PUNCHES ABOVE ITS WEIGHT IN TOYOTA WORLD

Australian motorists buy more Toyota and Lexus vehicles than countries with much larger populations, including Canada and every nation in Europe.

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LandCruiser 79 Series double-cab chassis GXL: 4WD of the Year

Feb 3, 2017

TOYOTA LANDCRUISER WINS 4WD OF THE YEAR AWARD

Wholesale engineering improvements to Toyota's popular 79 Series double-cab chassis GXL have been rewarded with the rugged workhorse being named '4WD of the Year'.

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Corolla was Australia’s best-selling car in January. [ZR sedan (front) and SX hatch with safety pack]

Feb 3, 2017

TOYOTA HILUX AND COROLLA RIVALRY STAYS HOT

Toyota's in-house rivalry for sales supremacy between HiLux and Corolla is shaping up as another nail-biting contest in 2017, based on automotive market results for January.

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Image: Supplied by TME. Toyota will return to Le Mans in 2017 with three cars (2016 car shown at Le Mans)

Feb 3, 2017

TOYOTA TO RACE THREE CARS AT LE MANS

Toyota will accelerate its World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign by adding a third car to the grid for the famous Le Mans 24-hour race in June.

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A complete redesign for Toyota Coaster. (Overseas model shown.)

Feb 1, 2017

TRIPLE TREAT FOR TOYOTA COASTER

Toyota Australia has given local buyers of the perennial Coaster bus three special reasons to celebrate, headed by a complete styling and safety redesign due here within two months.

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Toyota Chrome Logo

Jan 31, 2017

Toyota Australia announces closure date

Toyota Australia announces closure date

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Ryan Millen will compete in the Toyota Rally RAV4 in 2017 with Australian navigator Rhianon Gelsomino

Jan 31, 2017

TRANS-TASMAN TEAM TO CONTEST US RALLY SEASON

Two of the biggest motorsport dynasties from 'down under' have joined forces in a Toyota Rally RAV4 to contest the newly formed American Rally Association series this year.

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Adelaide Crows Women’s team co-captain Chelsea Randall with the Toyota RAV4

Jan 24, 2017

TOYOTA AUSTRALIA EXTENDS SUPPORT TO CROWS WOMEN

Australia's number one automotive brand - Toyota Australia - has extended its successful sponsorship of the Adelaide Football Club to support the Crows AFL Women's team in its inaugural season.

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Toyota Yaris on its way to a podium finish in Monte Carlo.

Jan 23, 2017

TOYOTA TAKES SECOND PLACE IN WRC RETURN

Toyota has returned to the World Rally Championship (WRC) with a fighting second place in the Rallye Monte-Carlo - more than 17 years after its last appearance in the premier category.

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POWER AND ECONOMY BOOST FOR TOYOTA KLUGER

Jan 18, 2017

POWER AND ECONOMY BOOST FOR TOYOTA KLUGER

Toyota will introduce added performance, refreshed styling and improved convenience to its family-oriented Kluger SUV when a facelifted range arrives in Australia late next month.

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ADVANCED SAFETY FOR COROLLA HATCH

Jan 11, 2017

ADVANCED SAFETY FOR COROLLA HATCH

Toyota has further boosted the safety technology for its Corolla hatch with three new leading-edge technologies available across the range.

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Toyota reveals new model Camry

Jan 10, 2017

TOYOTA REVEALS NEW MODEL CAMRY

Toyota's eighth-generation Camry sedan has been unveiled by the company's global president Akio Toyoda at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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TOYOTA COROLLA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS WITH NEW STYLE AND SAFETY

Jan 9, 2017

TOYOTA COROLLA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS WITH NEW STYLE AND SAFETY

Toyota is marking the 50th anniversary of Corolla with a major upgrade for the sedan that incorporates new safety and technology features, more standard equipment and refreshed styling.

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Australia's best-selling car is no longer a car - it's a ute!

Jan 5, 2017

TOYOTA HILUX AUSTRALIA'S BEST-SELLING CAR

Australia's best-selling car is no longer a car - it's a ute!

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Toyota reveals Yaris WRC car and drivers

Dec 14, 2016

TOYOTA REVEALS YARIS WRC CAR AND DRIVERS

Toyota has revealed its new generation Yaris World Rally Car and confirmed its drivers for the 2017 World Rally Championship which starts in Monte Carlo next month.

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Toyota’s HiLux could make history as Australia’s best-selling car (4x4 SR5 double cab shown).

Dec 5, 2016

Toyota HiLux and Corolla in close battle for sales supremacy

The race to decide Australia's best-selling car for 2016 is too close to call with two Toyota vehicles, HiLux and Corolla, separated by a razor-thin margin at the head of the field.

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The inaugural Toyota 86 Racing Series champion Will Brown.

Dec 5, 2016

The first Toyota 86 Racing Series champion is crowned

Eighteen-year-old Queenslander Will Brown has been crowned inaugural Toyota 86 Racing Series Champion at an awards dinner following his dominant performances during the weekend's final round at the Sydney 500.

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Check out the eye-catching sedan

Dec 2, 2016

NEXT-GENERATION CAMRY TO DEBUT IN DETROIT

The all-new 2018 Toyota Camry takes Detroit at the North American International Auto Show. Check out the eye-catching sedan.

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Toyota Australia has confirmed its continued sponsorship of the annual Formula SAE-A competition

Dec 2, 2016

TOYOTA AUSTRALIA REVVED UP FOR FORMULA SAE-A

Toyota Australia has confirmed its continued sponsorship of the annual Formula SAE-A competition.

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Invited drivers for the final round of the 2016 Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Sydney 500, Homebush (l to r): Jonathon Webb, Alex Davison and Matt Brabham.

Nov 28, 2016

Homebush guest stars announced and 2017 calendar confirmed for Toyota 86 Racing Series

An all-star cast of invited drivers will join the fifth and final event of the inaugural Toyota 86 Racing Series (T86RS) at this weekend's Sydney 500 Supercars round at Homebush.

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Toyota Mirai 'set free' by mobile refueller

Nov 28, 2016

Toyota Mirai 'set free' by mobile refueller

Toyota Australia has unveiled a mobile hydrogen refueller that will enable its three Mirai fuel-cell sedans to go anywhere in Australia that a conventional car can be driven.

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Toyota’s stunning new C-HR will arrive down under in February (overseas model shown).

Nov 25, 2016

Toyota C-HR to arrive in February

Toyota's head-turning C-HR - an SUV with striking coupe-like styling, engaging driving dynamics and advanced cabin quality - will be launched in Australia in late February 2017.

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Paul Guy from D-Line Smash Repairs in Warragul, Victoria, has won a brand new Toyota 86 sports car in a competition for Toyota Genuine Parts trade customers.

Nov 24, 2016

Lucky guy wins an 86 courtesy of Toyota genuine parts

Paul Guy from D-Line Smash Repairs in Warragul, Victoria, has won a brand new Toyota 86 sports car in a Toyota Genuine Parts trade competition.

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Toyota Australia recalls HiAce due to Automatic Transmission Operation

Nov 24, 2016

Toyota Australia recalls HiAce due to Automatic Transmission Operation

Toyota Australia has initiated a recall of approximately 12,000 HiAce vehicles built between December 2009 and March 2012.

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Toyota 86: More driver focused than ever

Nov 21, 2016

Toyota 86: More driver focused than ever

Toyota has sharpened the driving focus of its acclaimed 86 sports car with improvements that build on the style, performance, handling and affordability that have made it a hit with enthusiasts of all ages.

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The Toyota Genuine Parts team of Harry Bates and co-driver John McCarthy have finished third in the 2016 Australian Rally Championship (ARC).

Nov 21, 2016

Fighting finish nets third in Australian Rally Championship for Bates and McCarthy

A fighting third place finish in the fifth and final round of the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) has netted the Toyota Genuine Parts team of Harry Bates and co-driver John McCarthy third overall in the 2016 title race.

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Vehicle opportunity for Sydney not-for-profits

Nov 21, 2016

Vehicle opportunity for Sydney not-for-profits

The Toyota Community Foundation, together with Norden Conversion, are giving Sydney based not-for-profits the opportunity to be granted a brand new Toyota HiAce vehicle.

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National Skills Diagnostic Technician winner Simon Genrich from Toowoomba Toyota.

Nov 17, 2016

Toyota Australia crowns their best of the best

Toyota Australia's National Skills Final held on Friday November 11 saw six Toyota dealer staff crowned the 'best of the best' in their respective areas of expertise across technical, sales and customer service fields.

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Toyota aims for title success in Bahrain.

Nov 14, 2016

Toyota ready for Bahrain battle

Toyota Gazoo Racing aims to celebrate the climax of a tough 2016 World Endurance Championship season by overhauling Audi in the battle of the manufacturers at this weekend's final race in Bahrain.

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A double podium for Toyota in the Shanghai round of the WEC.

Nov 7, 2016

Double podium for Toyota in WEC

Toyota Gazoo Racing returned to the podium with second and third place finishes in the 6 Hours of Shanghai World Endurance Championship race at the weekend.

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Toyota 86 Racing Series points leader Will Brown grabbed a podium and two fifth places at the opening round of the New Zealand Toyota 86 Championship at Pukekohe Park over the weekend.

Nov 7, 2016

Brown and Ridge fight hard in Toyota 86 racing series Trans-Tasman battle

A pair of teenage rising stars from this year's Toyota 86 Racing Series (T86RS) have crossed the Tasman to do battle with their Kiwi cousins in the opening round of the New Zealand Toyota 86 Championship.

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Toyota’s HiLux and Corolla are Australia’s best-selling vehicles (Corolla ZR hatch and HiLux SR5 double cab shown).

Nov 4, 2016

Hilux and Corolla top the sales charts

Toyota's evergreen Corolla and HiLux look set to take their showroom battle for sales supremacy right down to the last selling day in December.

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Camry RZ special edition is back with satellite navigation on board

Nov 3, 2016

Camry RZ special edition is back with satellite navigation on board

Toyota has launched an upgraded Camry RZ Special Edition, with satellite navigation* now added to the standard equipment list.

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Toyota is optimistic as it heads to China this weekend.

Oct 31, 2016

Shanghai showdown for Toyota

Toyota Gazoo Racing is aiming for maximum points in China this weekend in its quest to secure the driver's title in the 2016 World Endurance Championship.

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Camry upgraded with satellite navigation now standard on Atara S

Oct 28, 2016

Camry upgraded with satellite navigation now standard on Atara S

Toyota has boosted the specification of its segment-leading Camry sedan, with satellite navigation* now standard on the Atara S and optionally available on the volume-selling Altise.

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Oct 26, 2016

Toyota Australia expands Takata airbag recall

Toyota Australia has recalled an additional 179,710 vehicles as part of its Takata airbag safety campaign.

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Toyota invests in the future of LandCruiser

Oct 25, 2016

Toyota invests in the future of LandCruiser

Toyota has significantly re-engineered its top-selling LandCruiser 70 Series single cab-chassis to achieve the maximum five-star ANCAP safety rating as part of a comprehensive across-the-range upgrade.

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Toyota Motor Corporation will begin selling fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017.

Oct 21, 2016

Toyota to start sales of fuel cell buses from early 2017

Toyota Motor Corporation will begin selling fuel cell buses under the Toyota brand from early 2017.

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The Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle has taken victory in the first ever e-Rally Monte-Carlo.

Oct 21, 2016

Historic victory for Toyota Mirai at the e-Rally Monte-Carlo

The Mirai fuel cell vehicle, Toyota's future-focused zero CO2 emission sedan, has taken victory in the first ever e-Rally Monte-Carlo, a 1,000km regularity rally for 'zero-emission' cars run between Fontainebleau and Monaco.

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Kaj Lindström and Juho Hänninen

Oct 18, 2016

Juho Hänninen named as Toyota Gazoo racing WRC driver for 2017

Toyota Gazoo Racing has confirmed Finnish driver Juho Hänninen and co-driver Kaj Lindström will compete for the team in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship.

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Toyota on the way to victory in the Japan round of the WEC.

Oct 17, 2016

Home win for Toyota in the WEC

Toyota Gazoo Racing earned its first victory of the season on home ground in an epic 6 Hours of Fuji, the seventh round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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‘Drift King’ Keiichi Tsuchiya has unveiled the very special Toyota AE86 he will be demonstrating at this weekend’s World Time Attack Challenge (WTAC), restored with the support of Toyota Genuine Parts.

Oct 14, 2016

Drift legend unveils a reborn warrior at 2016 world time attack championship

Japanese drift legend Keiichi Tsuchiya - known to thousands of fans around the world as 'The Drift King' - has unveiled an equally famous Toyota AE86 restored with the support of Toyota Genuine Parts especially for this weekend's World Time Attack Challenge (WTAC) at Sydney Motorsport Park.

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