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BATES AIMS FOR VICTORY AT HIS HOME RALLY

May 23, 2017. By Toyota Australia.

Harry Bates aims to lead his brother and famous father to victory in this weekend’s National Capital Rally.

Rising rally star Harry Bates is aiming to accelerate his 2017 Australian Rally Championship (ARC) campaign at his 'home' rally around Canberra this weekend.

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Harry Bates aims to lead his brother and famous father to victory in this weekend’s National Capital Rally.

May 23, 2017

BATES AIMS FOR VICTORY AT HIS HOME RALLY

Rising rally star Harry Bates is aiming to accelerate his 2017 Australian Rally Championship (ARC) campaign at his 'home' rally around Canberra this weekend.

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All three Toyota Yaris WRCs scored points in Portugal.

May 23, 2017

THREE TOYOTA YARIS WRCs IN PORTUGAL TOP 10

Toyota Gazoo Racing has finished one of the most demanding events on the World Rally Championship calendar with all three cars in the top 10.

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Toyota’s Rally RAV4 on its way to victory with Ryan Millen and Rhianon Gelsomino.

May 19, 2017

TOYOTA’S RAV4 ON TRACK FOR RALLY TITLE

Toyota's 'down under' duo of Ryan Millen and Rhianon Gelsomino are one victory away from clinching the American Rally Association 2WD championship in their Rally RAV4.

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Toyota’s Jari-Matti Latvala (pictured) heads a three-car line-up for Rally de Portugal.

May 15, 2017

TOYOTA DRIVER SET FOR “RALLY OF HIS LIFE”

Toyota is bringing an expanded three-car line-up to this weekend's Rally de Portugal as part of its plan to accelerate development of its Yaris WRC in the World Rally Championship (WRC).

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Toyota took a thrilling one-two victory at Spa.

May 8, 2017

TOYOTA IN THRILLING ONE-TWO VICTORY AT SPA

Toyota has earned a vital victory in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, scoring the top two places on the podium ahead of the most important race of the season, next month's Le Mans 24 Hours.

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Toyota C-HR: moving quickly out of dealerships.

May 3, 2017

TOYOTA ON TOP AFTER APRIL HOLIDAYS

Toyota's HiLux has reinforced its popularity as Australia's best-selling vehicle with a strong market-leading sales performance in the holiday month of April.

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Toyota will use this weekend’s race at Spa to prepare for Le Mans.

May 1, 2017

TOYOTA USES SPA TO PREPARE FOR LE MANS

Toyota is taking a calculated strategic step in its preparations for this year's Le Mans classic 24-hour race by entering three cars for the first time in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) this weekend.

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Toyota maintains pressure in the World Rally Championship.

May 1, 2017

TOYOTA MAINTAINS WRC PRESSURE

Toyota retains second place in the driver's World Rally Championship (WRC) following one of the toughest events in the series calendar, the Rally of Argentina.

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Toyota robot helps paralysed people walk.

Apr 26, 2017

ROBOT FOR RENT: TOYOTA HELPS PARALYSED PEOPLE WALK

Toyota is making a robot commercially available for the first time to help people overcome mobility issues and lead independent lives.

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Toyota Australia recalls Hilux genuine accessory auxiliary battery kit.

Apr 26, 2017

Toyota Australia recalls Hilux genuine accessory auxiliary battery kit

Toyota Australia has initiated a safety recall on Hilux 4x4 and Hilux 4x2 Hi Rider Diesel models sold from September 2015 until January 2017.

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Toyota’s Yaris WRC returns to gravel roads in Argentina.

Apr 24, 2017

TOYOTA EYES WRC PROGRESS WITH RETURN TO GRAVEL

Toyota's World Rally Championship (WRC) campaign will draw on its extensive experience on gravel roads when its two Yaris WRC cars face the challenging dirt stages of Rally Argentina this weekend.

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Harry Bates will look to fight back in the next ARC round after a challenging weekend at the Forest Rally WA.

Apr 24, 2017

BATES LOOKING FORWARD TO ACT RALLY

Toyota Genuine Parts driver Harry Bates will look to fight back in his 'home' round of the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) in the national capital next month.

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Vernon leads championship on T86RS debut.

Apr 23, 2017

VERNON LEADS CHAMPIONSHIP ON T86RS DEBUT

Series newcomer Jimmy Vernon capped off a dream debut in the Toyota 86 Racing Series to lead the championship after the weekend's three races at the famous Phillip Island Circuit.

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Toyota’s Project Portal fuel-cell truck.

Apr 21, 2017

TOYOTA SUPERSIZES FUEL-CELL PLANS

Toyota has supersized its commitment to zero tailpipe emissions by adapting its advanced hydrogen fuel-cell technology for use in heavy-duty trucks.

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The Toyota 86 Racing Series will kick-off its 2017 season at Phillip Island this weekend.

Apr 18, 2017

MAJOR MOTORSPORT MENTORS FOR TOYOTA 86 RACING SERIES

Australian motorsport icon and Bathurst 1000 winner Jason Bargwanna and Supercars regular Warren Luff will debut as invited drivers for the first event of the Toyota 86 Racing Series at the Phillip Island 500 from April 21 to 23.

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Toyota wins thrilling WEC race.

Apr 18, 2017

TOYOTA POSTS THRILLING VICTORY IN DRAMATIC WEC OPENER

Toyota overcame a persistent challenge from Porsche to post a thrilling victory in the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone, UK.

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Toyota brings back the spirit of the FJ.

Apr 13, 2017

TOYOTA BRINGS BACK THE SPIRIT OF THE FJ

Toyota has reincarnated the spirit of its FJ LandCruisers and other iconic adventure vehicles with the world premiere of the FT-4X Concept at the New York auto show.

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Toyota’s plug-in Prius named World Green Car (overseas model shown).

Apr 13, 2017

TOYOTA WINS BACK-TO-BACK WORLD GREEN CAR AWARDS

Toyota has confirmed its global leadership in automotive environmental responsibility by winning the World Green Car award for the second year in a row.

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38 cars will fill the grid in the 2017 Toyota 86 Racing Series.

Apr 12, 2017

YOUNG GUN GRID FOR TOYOTA 86 RACING SERIES

A grid of 38 cars dominated by drivers under the age of 21 will await lights out at the Toyota 86 Racing Series' 2017 debut at the Phillip Island SuperSprint later this month.

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Toyota Good for Cricket raffle raises more than $600,000.

Apr 12, 2017

CRICKET CLUBS RAISE $600,000 THROUGH TOYOTA RAFFLE

Local cricket clubs around Australia raised more than $600,000 during the latest season by participating in the Toyota Good for Cricket raffle.

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Toyota begins its WEC campaign this weekend.

Apr 11, 2017

NEW CAR AND DRIVER LINE-UP FOR TOYOTA WEC CHALLENGE

Toyota has developed a new car and a revised driver line-up to challenge for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), starting in England this weekend.

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New Toyota Coaster: stronger, safer, better equipped.

Apr 11, 2017

NEW TOYOTA BUS COASTS INTO AUSTRALIA

Toyota has extensively revamped its Coaster bus line-up with a new model that is stronger, safer, more comfortable and better equipped while benefiting from refreshed exterior and interior designs.

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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series Altitude.

Apr 10, 2017

ALTITUDE LIFT FOR PEAK TOYOTA OFF-ROADER

Toyota's 'king off the road', the LandCruiser 200 Series, now offers buyers an additional value-laden option with the introduction of an Altitude special edition.

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’10 Days to Win’ – Toyota Yaris Giveaway Promotion Winners.

Apr 8, 2017

’10 Days to Win’ – Toyota Yaris Giveaway Promotion Winners

Winners of our recent promotion have been announced.

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Toyota’s HiLux is Australia’s best-selling vehicle in 2017 (HiLux SR5 with TRD accessories shown).

Apr 5, 2017

HILUX LEADS TOYOTA TO BEST MARCH IN SEVEN YEARS

Toyota's HiLux has taken an early lead as Australia's best-selling vehicle in 2017 after topping the sales charts last month.

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Toyota takes Prado to new heights.

Apr 3, 2017

TOYOTA TAKES PRADO TO NEW HEIGHTS

Toyota has scaled new heights of value, convenience and on-road appeal with the announcement of a LandCruiser Prado Altitude special-edition model.

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Toyota’s 2017-spec TS050 Hybrid race car.

Mar 31, 2017

TOYOTA UNVEILS ITS PLANS FOR VICTORY AT LE MANS

Toyota has unveiled a heavily revised car with a new engine and improved hybrid system in its bid to secure a maiden victory in the Le Mans 24-hour classic and to add another World Endurance Championship to its trophy cabinet.

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Toyota Australia announces its 2018 senior leaders.

Mar 31, 2017

Toyota Australia announces its 2018 senior leaders

In preparation of its move to a national sales, marketing and distribution company, Toyota Australia has today announced the senior executives that will lead the way in 2018.

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It’s black, it’s white, it’s tough: Toyota brings TRD flair to HiLux.

Mar 30, 2017

IT’S BLACK, IT’S WHITE, IT’S TOUGH: TOYOTA BRINGS TRD FLAIR TO HILUX

Toyota has created the boldest, most aggressive-looking production HiLux yet by teaming Australia's 'unbreakable' best-selling car with the company's TRD parts division.

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Toyota builds a dream toy for adults.

Mar 29, 2017

TOYOTA BUILDS A DREAM TOY FOR ADULTS

Toyota is rekindling childhood memories with the reveal of a stunning concept vehicle that brings together the iconic Tonka and 'unbreakable' HiLux brands.

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Toyota Australia executive director sales and marketing Tony Cramb (centre) with Neal Bates and Coral Taylor.

Mar 27, 2017

TOYOTA RALLY PAIR IN HALL OF FAME

Toyota's four-time national rally champions Neal Bates and Coral Taylor have been inducted into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame during a gala dinner in Melbourne.

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New style and safety for Toyota Yaris.

Mar 22, 2017

NEW STYLE AND SAFETY FOR TOYOTA YARIS

Toyota has adopted new styling and improved safety for a revised Yaris range that is set to add further impetus to the success of Toyota's small hatchback.

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Harry Bates (left) and co-driver John McCarthy celebrate victory at the season-opening Eureka Rally.

Mar 20, 2017

BATES BECOMES YOUNGEST ARC ROUND WINNER

Toyota's Harry Bates has become the youngest winning driver in Australian Rally Championship history by taking out Victoria's Eureka Rally, the opening round of the 2017 season.

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Kick-off for second season of 86 action.

Mar 20, 2017

KICK-OFF FOR SECOND SEASON OF 86 ACTION

The Toyota 86 Racing Series (T86RS) launched its 2017 season today with an open test and practice day at Sydney Motorsport Park.

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 Forty-seven per cent of Toyota’s national dealer network achieved maximum five-star status in the 2016 guest experience survey.

Mar 16, 2017

TOYOTA’S BEST DEALERS GET EVEN BETTER

Toyota's Australian dealers have stepped up to the challenge of meeting ever-higher customer-care standards, according to independent surveys of owners.

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Toyota’s eye-catching boost for Adelaide.

Mar 10, 2017

TOYOTA’S EYE-CATCHING BOOST FOR ADELAIDE

Australia's top-selling car company Toyota has greeted the official opening of the Adelaide Crows AFL season by announcing a new guernsey logo and on-ground signage featuring its latest car, the eye-catching C-HR.

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The Toyota i-TRIL Concept..

Mar 7, 2017

TOYOTA PRESENTS FUN-TO-DRIVE CONCEPT FOR CROWDED CITIES

Toyota has unveiled a daring concept designed to show that future electric vehicles can be fun to drive as well as being environmentally friendly.

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Toyota WRC team testing for Rally Mexico.

Mar 6, 2017

TOYOTA TO ADD SPICE TO RALLY MEXICO

Toyota aims to add spice to its assault on the World Rally Championship (WRC) when its fledgling team heads to the gravel of Mexico this week following an unexpected last-round victory in Sweden.

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The arrival of the stunning C-HR helped boost Toyota sales in February. (C-HR Koba with optional black roof shown).

Mar 6, 2017

SEVEN YEARS GOOD LUCK FOR TOYOTA

Toyota recorded its strongest February sales in seven years with its upward momentum bucking the industry trend, according to the latest official figures.

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Previous generation Corolla to be recalled.

Feb 28, 2017

Toyota Australia to recall previous generation Corolla

Toyota Australia has announced a recall of approximately 20,000 Corolla vehicles built in South Africa between September 2001 and October 2005.

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Will Brown celebrates winning the inaugural Toyota 86 Racing Series Championship

Feb 27, 2017

Toyota 86 Racing Series sets brown on track for racing career

Just one year after its inception the Toyota 86 Racing Series has proven its potential as a breeding ground for Australian motorsport talent, with 2016 season champion Will Brown securing a drive in the Dunlop Super2 series.

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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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