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New Heart For Toyota Prado

Sep 2, 2015. By Toyota Australia.

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. The all-new high-torque 2.8-litre four-cylinder engine is 227cm3 smaller than the engine it replaces, yet it boosts output with up to 450Nm of torque while reducing fuel use and emissions.

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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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Toyota survey for a chance to win a Caltex Gift Card

Jul 2, 2015

Toyota survey winners announced

The winner from our recent promotion has been announced.

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Australian automotive market leader Toyota has moved to pass on benefits to its customers by reducing the recommended retail prices of four of its models affected by the new threshold for the Luxury Car Tax.

Jul 2, 2015

Toyota passes on luxury car tax savings to consumers

Australian automotive market leader Toyota has moved to pass on benefits to its customers by reducing the recommended retail prices of four of its models affected by the new threshold for the Luxury Car Tax.

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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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