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Toyota Leads Market With SUV Boost

Feb 3, 2016. By Toyota Australia.

A strong January for Toyota SUVs including LandCruiser Prado. (Prado Kakadu shown)

Toyota's local SUV sales jumped more than 16 per cent in January on the back of strong performances from individual segment leaders LandCruiser Prado and LandCruiser wagon.

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A strong January for Toyota SUVs including LandCruiser Prado. (Prado Kakadu shown)

Feb 3, 2016

Toyota Leads Market With SUV Boost

Toyota's local SUV sales jumped more than 16 per cent in January on the back of strong performances from individual segment leaders LandCruiser Prado and LandCruiser wagon.

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Toyota Corolla Hybrid (pre-production vehicle shown)

Feb 1, 2016

Toyota brings Hybrid performance to Corolla

Toyota will bring the added appeal of hybrid technology to Australia's favourite car with the mid-year launch of a Corolla hybrid hatch.

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Racing drivers can be on the grid for this year’s Toyota 86 Racing Series for less than $70,000.

Jan 29, 2016

Toyota 86 race-ready for under $70,000

Racing drivers with their sights on moving to national level motorsport can be on the grid for this year's Toyota 86 Racing Series for less than $70,000

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Toyota RAV4 marks 250,000 sales – Australia’s best-selling SUV since its 1994 debut. (Cruiser shown)

Jan 21, 2016

Toyota RAV4: First To 250,000 Sales

Best-selling SUV in Australia since debut

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Toyota survey for a chance to win a Caltex Gift Card

Jan 27, 2016

Toyota survey. Winner announced.

The winner from our recent promotion has been announced.

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TOYOTA QUINELLA IN LARGE SUV SALES

Jan 12, 2016

Toyota Quinella In Large SUV Sales

Australia's two best-selling large SUVs in 2015 both carry a Toyota badge - the LandCruiser Prado in first place with stablemate Kluger in hot pursuit.

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TOYOTA’S LUCKY STREAK: 13 YEARS AS TOP-SELLING BRAND

Jan 6, 2016

Toyota's Lucky Streak: 13 Years As Top-Selling Brand

Toyota led the way as Australian new-vehicle sales accelerated to record levels in 2015, posting the company's 13th straight year as the market leader and the third year in a row with Corolla as the country's best-selling car.

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Toyota’s Yaris is on track to record its best sales result for three years in 2015.

Dec 15, 2015

Toyota's Small Car Star Headed for Big Sales Result

Toyota's award-winning Yaris, leader of the hotly-contested light car segment, is on track to record its best sales result for three years in 2015.

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Toyota Australia has appointed Sean Hanley to the key position of Divisional Manager Sales, effective 1 January 2016.

Dec 9, 2015

Toyota Australia Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Toyota Australia has appointed Sean Hanley to the key position of Divisional Manager Sales reporting directly to Executive Director Tony Cramb.

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Toyota Camry – 22 years in a row as Australia’s best-selling mid-size car. (Camry Atara SX shown)

Dec 9, 2015

Fireworks for Toyota Camry

Toyota's Camry is on the verge of achieving two significant milestones - 22 consecutive years as Australia's best-selling mid-size car and all-time sales of 700,000 locally built four-cylinder cars.

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A trio of high-profile racing drivers bearing some of the most famous names in Australian motorsport has combined to give the Toyota 86 race car its official track debut.

Dec 8, 2015

Johnson,Tander and Seton Fire Up the Toyota 86 Racing Series

A trio of high-profile racing drivers bearing some of the most famous names in Australian motorsport has combined to give the Toyota 86 race car its official track debut.

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2015 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser.

Dec 7, 2015

Updated Rav4 Completes Toyota’s 2015 Renewal

Toyota has released a substantially upgraded RAV4 SUV, completing a remarkable 2015 in which it has launched, replaced or renewed models representing three-quarters of its sales volume.

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Toyota Camry sales have risen 13.5 per cent in 2015 (Atara SX shown)

Dec 3, 2015

Toyota Trio Turns Up Trumps

Three Toyota models ‐ Corolla, HiLux and Camry ‐ each scored more than 3,000 new homes in November as Toyota expanded its sales leadership this year to more than 80,000 vehicles.

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Champions of the Toyota National Skills Program being presented with their trophies by Toyota ambassador Kerri-Anne Kennerley.

Nov 25, 2015

Leading Staff Rewarded At 2015 Toyota National Skills Awards

Toyota Australia has announced the champions of the largest annual automotive skills development program in Australia which rewards top performing Toyota dealer staff for their expertise in technical, sales and customer service fields.

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A special-edition model for Australia’s best-selling sports car.

Nov 20, 2015

Toyota 86 Blackline - Perfect For The Red Line

Toyota is marking the start of a six-month countdown to the first round of the Toyota 86 Racing Series by releasing a special-edition version of Australia's best-selling sports car.

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Toyota Australia investigation leads to recall of counterfeit brake pads

Nov 19, 2015

Toyota Australia investigation leads to recall of counterfeit brake pads

In a win for consumers, Toyota Australia's recent investigation into counterfeit brake pads has resulted in an online supplier recalling the parts.

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Toyota Australia

Nov 6, 2015

Toyota To Establish Artificial Intelligence R&D Company

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced a US$1 billion (A$1.4 billion) plan to boost research into artificial intelligence, robotics and big data to address society's future mobility challenges.

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New HiLux – Australia’s best-selling car in its first month on sale

Nov 5, 2015

New Toyota Hilux Leads October Sales

Toyota’s new-generation HiLux has shot to the head of the leader board as Australia’s best-selling car in just its first month on sale.

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Substantial prize money announced for the Toyota 86 Racing Series.

Nov 2, 2015

Drivers To Compete For $125,000 In Toyota 86 Racing Series

Toyota has announced a generous prize pool of $125,000 for the first year of its grassroots Toyota 86 Racing Series.

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A design and engineering revolution is injecting Toyota vehicles with a renewed sense of passion and driver appeal, according to one of the company's most senior Australian executives.

Oct 30, 2015

Toyota Renews Its Passion For Cars

A design and engineering revolution is injecting Toyota vehicles with a renewed sense of passion and driver appeal, according to one of the company's most senior Australian executives.

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Toyota survey for a chance to win a Caltex Gift Card

Oct 27, 2015

Toyota survey. Winner announced.

The winner from our recent promotion has been announced.

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Toyota has released the ultimate “all-seeing” LandCruiser 200 Series – a top-of-the-line Sahara with innovative camera applications that make it easier than ever to perform manoeuvres from off-road driving to parking.

Oct 23, 2015

Toyota launches 'all-seeing' Landcruiser

Toyota has released the ultimate 'all-seeing' LandCruiser 200 Series - a top-of-the-line Sahara with innovative camera applications that make it easier than ever to perform manoeuvres from off-road driving to parking.

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Toyota Announces Recall Relating To Power Window Master Switch

Oct 21, 2015

Toyota Announces Recall Relating To Power Window Master Switch

Toyota Australia has announced a recall on certain Aurion, Camry, Corolla, Kluger, RAV4 and Yaris vehicles built between August 2005 - August 2006 and January 2009 - December 2010.

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Toyota Fortuner – A Modern Capable Aussie Suv

Oct 21, 2015

TOYOTA FORTUNER – A MODERN, CAPABLE “AUSSIE” SUV

Toyota's new seven-seat Fortuner delivers SUV style and comfort with genuine off-road performance at value pricing from under $50,000* for the majority of buyers.

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New Toyota Prius Innovations Well Beyond Efficiency

Oct 14, 2015

New Toyota Prius: Innovations Well Beyond Efficiency

Toyota's next-generation Prius eco-car is targeting advances well beyond improved fuel economy with greater emotional styling, a much more rewarding driving experience, and enhanced safety and driver assistance aids

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Toyota’s first commercially available fuel-cell vehicle, the Mirai, will be on show in Sydney at the 6th World Hydrogen Technologies Convention in mid-October.

Oct 7, 2015

Toyota's Future Vision For Fuel-Cell Vehicles

Toyota Australia predicts that the commercial sector will play a vital part in the roll-out of fuel cell vehicles in the future.

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Camry – Australia’s best-selling locally built car in September. (Atara SX shown)

Oct 5, 2015

Toyota Camry: Best-Selling Local Car

Toyota Camry was Australia's best-selling locally built car last month as the popular sedan continued its strong performance on the back of a substantially upgraded range released in May.

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2015 Toyota HiLux 4x4 SR5 double cab.

Sep 28, 2015

New HiLux: Tougher, More Refined And More Australian Than Ever

Toyota has released the toughest HiLux ever - a new-generation range that combines impressive global advances with extensive local development and evaluation designed to conquer the most severe operating conditions in Australia.

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Toyota Yaris – 200,000 sales in Australia. (Ascent hatch – new colour Inferno shown)

Sep 25, 2015

Toyota Yaris: 200,000 Homes In Australia

Toyota's Yaris has underlined its appeal among local motorists by becoming the first vehicle in its class to find 200,000 homes in Australia.

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Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series (turbo-diesel)

Sep 23, 2015

Safety Updates Assure Future For Iconic Workhorse

Toyota has marked 30 years of selling the iconic LandCruiser 70 Series range in Australia by announcing plans for significant improvements to safety.

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Toyota Loyalty Program Survey Competition

Sep 21, 2015

Toyota Loyalty Program Survey Competition Winners

Winners of our recent promotion have been announced.

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2016 Toyota RAV4 upgrade (overseas model shown).

Sep 15, 2015

Toyota RAV4 Adds Safety, Prestige and Comfort

Toyota's popular RAV4 will be updated in December with advanced safety features, premium styling, sharper driving dynamics and a quieter ride.

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2015 C-HR Concept.

Sep 15, 2015

Toyota Confirms New Small SUV

Toyota has used the world reveal of a second C-HR Concept vehicle to confirm production plans for an all-new stylish, lightweight and dynamic SUV to compete in the segment below its popular RAV4.

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Toyota Genuine accessories for new HiLux – up to five years in development. (Pre-production model shown)

Sep 11, 2015

Hilux Accessories - Exhaustive Testing, Extensive Range

Next-generation HiLux will offer the most extensive range of Toyota Genuine accessories in the company's history, including many produced for the first time.

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Toyota unveils fourth-generation Prius hybrid car.

Sep 10, 2015

New Frontiers For Toyota Prius

Toyota has advanced the pioneering status of its iconic Prius hybrid car by revealing a fourth-generation model that debuts a futuristic design, fun-to-drive dynamics and an impressive gain to fuel economy.

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Toyota’s first commercially available fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, will be on show for the first time in Australia at the 6th World Hydrogen Technologies Convention in Sydney in early October.

Sep 7, 2015

Toyota welcomes the groundbreaking Mirai to Australian shores

Toyota's first commercially available fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, will be on show for the first time in Australia at the 6th World Hydrogen Technologies Convention in Sydney in early October.

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Toyota’s market-leading sales to benefit from the new HiLux due in October. (SR5 double cab pre-production model shown)

Sep 3, 2015

Corolla Leads Sales Race

Toyota's Corolla has established a break of more than 2,400 sales in the battle for line honours as Australia's best-selling car.

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Toyota releases first glimpse of next Prius hybrid.

Sep 2, 2015

Next-Gen Prius To Debut At Frankfurt

Toyota has given an inviting glimpse of the next generation of its Prius hybrid, releasing the first official photograph ahead of the new car's imminent global reveal.

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NEW HEART FOR TOYOTA PRADO

Sep 2, 2015

New Heart For Toyota Prado

Toyota has powered-up its market-leading LandCruiser Prado with higher levels of performance and driving enjoyment by introducing a new-generation turbo-diesel engine, improved petrol V6 and new six-speed automatic transmission.

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Decade of Trust

Aug 27, 2015

Toyota's decade of trust

Toyota has completed an uninterrupted 10-year stretch as the most trusted car brand in Australia, according to the results of a new survey.

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Toyota and hybrid lead the world’s automotive patents. (Prius i-tech shown)

Aug 20, 2015

Toyota And Hybrids Drive Automotive Patents

Toyota has demonstrated its global leadership and innovation by registering more than a quarter of the 57,000 automotive patents filed last year by the world's major carmakers.

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Updated LandCruiser 200 Series due in October. (Pre-production Sahara model shown).

Aug 17, 2015

Landcruiser Extends its Reign

Toyota's LandCruiser 200 Series is set to gain styling, performance and safety advances when an updated range arrives in Australia during the second half of October.

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Toyota Australia

Aug 11, 2015

Toyota Australia lodges court proceedings

Following a six-month investigation, Toyota Australia has today lodged Federal Court proceedings against two independent retailers that have been selling counterfeit airbag spiral cables and advertising them as genuine Toyota parts.

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GoPlaces with Toyota Magazine Reader Feedback Survey Competition Winners

Aug 5, 2015

GoPlaces with Toyota Magazine Reader Feedback Survey Competition Winners

Winners of our recent promotion have been announced.

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New Camry sales grew 17.7 per cent in July. (Camry Atara SX shown).

Aug 5, 2015

Toyota and Corolla Extend Grip on Sales Titles

Toyota has lifted its overall lead as Australia's best-selling automotive brand in 2015 to more than 50,000 new vehicles, according to official figures released today.

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Toyota Fortuner Interior Refinement Belies Its Off-road Ability

Aug 3, 2015

Toyota Fortuner: Interior Refinement Belies Its Off-road Ability

Toyota's newest SUV, the seven-seat Fortuner, will offer a refined cabin with premium materials and a high level of standard features across all three grades when it arrives at Australian dealerships in late October.

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TOYOTA FJ CRUISER IS 10000 TIMES FUN!

Jul 24, 2015

Toyota FJ Cruiser is 10,000 times fun!

Toyota's "go anywhere, do anything" FJ Cruiser has conquered yet another summit by posting 10,000 sales in Australia.

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Toyota survey for a chance to win a Caltex Gift Card

Jul 20, 2015

Toyota survey winner announced

The winner from our recent promotion has been announced.

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2015 Reveal of All New Toyota Fortuner. (Crusadepre-production model shown)

Jul 16, 2015

World Premiere for seven-seat Toyota Fortuner

Toyota today staged the simultaneous global reveal of a new seven-seat family SUV that will arrive in its Australian dealer showrooms towards the end of October.

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All-new HiLux interior (pre-production 4x4 Turbo Diesel Double Cab SR5 model shown with optional leather accented interior).

Jul 13, 2015

New Hilux Interior: Tough, Functional and Stylish

Next-generation HiLux models for Australia will feature an interior that is tough and functional for the daily grind as well as offering advanced features demanded by workers, recreational users and their families.

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Toyota Corolla was Australia’s top selling car for the 2014/15 financial year (Corolla SX hatch pictured).

Jul 3, 2015

Strong first half results point to potential for new annual record

All-time high June demand for motor vehicles has created the potential for a record sales year in 2015 according to market leader Toyota.

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