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

Nov 28, 2016. By Toyota Australia.

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.

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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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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Oct 12, 2016

Current generation Prius to be recalled

Toyota Australia has today announced a recall of approximately 300 current generation Prius vehicles built between August 2015 and October 2016 due to a potential issue with the parking brake cable.

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Toyota aims to return to the winner’s circle in Japan this weekend.

Oct 10, 2016

Home trip for Toyota Gazoo racing

Toyota Gazoo Racing is aiming to return to the winner's circle when its World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign resumes at its home track in Japan this weekend.

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C-HR Colour Competition Winners Announced

Oct 10, 2016

C-HR Colour Competition Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who entered the thrilling All-New C-HR Colour Competition.

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New C-HR engine offers more for less

Oct 10, 2016

New C-HR engine offers more for less

Toyota's new C-HR premium SUV will be the first vehicle in the company's Australian range to be equipped with a powerful yet efficient 1.2-litre turbo engine.

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Toyota Corolla – Australia’s best-selling car in 2016.

Oct 5, 2016

Corolla turns the tables on HiLux

Toyota's Corolla has leapfrogged its stablemate HiLux to become Australia's best-selling car in 2016.

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Olympics Competition Winners Announced

Oct 5, 2016

Olympics Competition Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who entered the Olympics Competition.

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Ash Blewett, winner of the 2016 New Zealand Toyota 86 Championship, will join the Australian series at Bathurst.

Sep 30, 2016

Toyota 86 racing series is Bathurst-bound

The Toyota 86 Racing Series (T86RS) steps up as a key support category for next weekend's Bathurst 1000 Supercars enduro (Oct 6-9), with a huge field of close to 40 entrants ready to challenge the world-famous Mount Panorama circuit.

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Toyota Corolla turns 50

Sep 30, 2016

Toyota Corolla turns 50

Toyota's Corolla will achieve a major milestone this month as the world's most popular car celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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Toyota Hilux and Tonka trucks - double the toughness

Sep 30, 2016

Toyota Hilux and Tonka trucks - double the toughness

Toyota's "unbreakable" HiLux has joined forces with the tough TONKA brand to provide a rugged and powerful pace car for the 2016-17 speedway season.

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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 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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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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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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