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Corolla Marches to Top of the Charts

Apr 3, 2014. By Toyota Australia.

New sedan enables Corolla to become Australia's best-selling vehicle in March. Corolla ZR shown.

Toyota's newly released Corolla sedan has powered the popular small car to national best-seller status in March, according to figures released today. In the first full month of local sales for the new sedan, Corolla topped the sales charts with 4,086 deliveries - its best March on record and almost 500 more than any other vehicle.

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Toyota Australia

Apr 9, 2014

Toyota Australia recalls previous generation Yaris

Toyota Australia will recall approximately 118,600 previous generation Yaris 3 and 5-door hatchbacks and Yaris sedan vehicles built between June 2005 and May 2010.

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Toyota Australia

Apr 9, 2014

Toyota Australia recalls current generation HiLux

Toyota Australia will recall approximately 179,000 current generation Hilux vehicles built between April 2004 and December 2009.

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New sedan enables Corolla to become Australia's best-selling vehicle in March. Corolla ZR shown.

Apr 3, 2014

Corolla Marches to Top of the Charts

Toyota's newly released Corolla sedan has powered the popular small car to national best-seller status in March, according to figures released today.

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Toyota Australia

Apr 2, 2014

Toyota Australia announces Chairman of the Board and new President

Toyota Australia today announced that current President and Chief Executive Officer Max Yasuda has been appointed to the newly created role of Chairman of the Board, effective 1 May 2014.

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Toyota Racing enters a new era in hybrid motorsport with the unveiling of its TS040 Hybrid race car

Mar 28, 2014

New Hybrid Era for Toyota Racing

Toyota Racing has vowed to push the limits of hybrid technology in motorsport with the launch today of its new all-wheel-drive TS040 Hybrid race car.The unveiling of the TS040 Hybrid has also highlighted the important role that testing hybrid technology in the harsh conditions of motorsport plays in improving Toyota's hybrid road cars like Prius and Camry.

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Toyota improves successful HiAce range

Mar 27, 2014

Toyota Improves Successful HiAce Range

Australia's most successful van and light bus, Toyota HiAce, has been given a fresh look for 2014 along with updates that expand its safety, comfort and convenience.

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Toyota's market-leading hybrid range (clockwise from front)  Camry, Prius v, Prius and Prius c.

Mar 27, 2014

Toyota Sells 50000 Hybrid Cars in Australia

Toyota has achieved a significant hybrid milestone in Australia, selling its 50,000th car that runs on the combination of a petrol engine and an electric motor.Locally built Camry accounts for more than half the total of 50,671 Toyota-badged hybrids sold in Australia, making it the country's best-selling hybrid vehicle by far.

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Toyota survey for a chance to win a Caltex Gift Card

Mar 11, 2014

Toyota Survey. Winners Announced.

The winner of our recent promotion has been announced.

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Corolla Stories Sydney Luxury Weekend Competition Winner

Mar 11, 2014

Corolla Stories Sydney Luxury Weekend Competition Winner

The winner of our recent promotion has been announced.

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Update Your Details for Your Chance to Win a $500 Visa Prepaid Gift Card

Mar 11, 2014

My Family Kluger. Winners Announced.

Winners for our recent promotion have been announced.

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New Toyota Kluger  More Car, More Space, More Value

Mar 11, 2014

New Toyota Kluger – More Car, More Space, More Value

Toyota has launched a new seven-seat Kluger sports-utility vehicle (SUV) that brings together the best in style, technology, comfort, capability and safety at value pricing.

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Toyota News

Mar 7, 2014

Top Gear Festival Competition. Winners Announced.

Winners of our recent promotion have been announced.

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Toyota's new Corolla sedan has helped lift the company's sales to a four-year high (Corolla SX shown)

Mar 5, 2014

Toyota - Best Sales In Four Years

Automotive market leader Toyota Australia has recorded its best new-vehicle sales since 2010 for the first two months of the year. Official figures released today show Toyota dealers sold an industry-high total of 29,846 vehicles in January and February, 1.5 per cent more than for the same period last year.

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Toyota Australia's 5-Star Customer Service Dealership Award recognises dealerships for providing exceptional levels of service to customers.

Mar 3, 2014

Toyota Recognises Outstanding Dealer Service

Toyota Australia has acknowledged the dedication and attention to detail of its top performing dealerships with presentation of its coveted 5-Star awards for customer sales and service.Customers of participating Toyota dealerships were independently surveyed during 2013 to determine their level of satisfaction with the sales process and their experience with the vehicle service department.

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New Corolla appeals to the heart as well as the head

Feb 18, 2014

New Corolla Appeals to The Heart As Well As The Head

Toyota's new Corolla sedan is designed to appeal to the heart as well as the head with advances in design, roominess and driver enjoyment as well as perceived and sensory quality.Designers and engineers have crafted a larger and more elegant exterior with greater on-road presence and an upscale interior that provides more space, comfort and practicality.

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Corolla Stories Daylesford Competition Winners

Feb 13, 2014

Corolla stories Daylesford Competition Winner

Winners of our recent promotion have been announced.

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Toyota Australia announces future plan for local manufacturing

Feb 10, 2014

Toyota Australia Announces Future Plan For Local Manufacturing

Toyota Australia today announced that it will stop building cars in Australia by the end of 2017 and become a national sales and distribution company. This means that local manufacturing of the Camry, Camry Hybrid and Aurion vehicles, as well as the production of four cylinder engines, will cease by the end of 2017.

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Toyota leads 2014 automotive sales ahead of the arrival of an all-new Corolla sedan (overseas model shown)

Feb 5, 2014

Toyota Sales Grow Two Per Cent In January

Toyota has started 2014 with a year-on-year sales hike of two per cent and a strong position as the best-selling automotive brand in Australia. Official figures released today show local motorists bought 13,645 Toyota vehicles last month, an increase of 270 sales compared with January last year.

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Toyota HiLux has notched up its ninth straight year as Australia's best-selling four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle. (SR5 turbo-diesel and SR cab chassis shown)

Feb 3, 2014

Toyota HiLux: Nine Years Australia's Best-selling 4WD

Toyota's HiLux has notched up its ninth straight year as Australia's best-selling four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle, according to the latest national sales figures. The tough workhorse led the way in 2013 with customers buying 29,344 HiLux 4WD variants, more than 7,500 sales ahead of its nearest rival.

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Toyota means business with HiLux updates

Jan 29, 2014

Toyota Means Business With HiLux Updates

Toyota has enhanced the credentials of its best-selling HiLux workhorse by decking out popular Double Cab variants with new safety and convenience technologies.

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Jan 29, 2014

Neal Bates Wins Peter Brock Medal

Four-time Australian rally champion Neal Bates has won the prestigious Peter Brock Medal for his contribution to motor sport in the community.The award from the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) provides Bates with a unique double in motor sport.

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Toyota Hilux takes 1-2-3 placing at Dakar

Jan 29, 2014

Toyota Hilux Takes 1-2-3 Placing At Dakar

Toyota's 'unbreakable' HiLux has again achieved success at the world's most punishing motorsport competition, the Dakar Rally.

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Update your details for the chance to WIN.

Jan 29, 2014

Update Your Details for the Chance to Win Promotion. Winners Announced.

Winners from our recent promotion have been announced.

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New Year Joy for Toyota Hilux

Jan 24, 2014

New-Year Joy for Toyota Hilux

Australia's favourite ute Toyota HiLux has marked the new year in style by recording its 800,000th sale in this country.When fireworks erupted to welcome 2014, Toyota's figures showed HiLux had clicked over to 799,738 sales since the nameplate was introduced to Australia in 1971.

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GoPlaces with Toyota Magazine Readers' Survey Competition Winners

Jan 24, 2014

GoPlaces with Toyota Magazine Readers' Survey Competition Winners

Winners of our recent promotion have been announced.

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RAV4 Cruiser Turbo Diesel

Jan 23, 2014

Toyota Rav4 Gains Even More Safety and Convenience

Toyota's popular RAV4 SUV will further strengthen its position at the heart of the mid-size SUV market with the introduction of new technology and enhanced equipment levels.RAV4 becomes the first Toyota vehicle in Australia to be fitted with Reverse Cross Traffic Alert^ for added safety and driver convenience when backing out of a car space.

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New Toyota Kluger boosts driver fun and family safety

Jan 20, 2014

New Toyota Kluger boosts driver fun and family safety

Toyota's next-generation Kluger SUV will deliver greater driving enjoyment, comfort and safety for families when it arrives in local showrooms in March.

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 Update your details for the opportunity to WIN* with Toyota

Jan 16, 2014

A Day on the Green. Winners Announced.

Winners for our recent promotion have been announced.

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Corolla Stories Africa Competition Winners

Jan 15, 2014

Corolla Stories Africa Competition Winners

Winners for our recent promotion have been announced.

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Jan 14, 2014

Toyota FT-1 Concept Sets the Pace for Future Design

Toyota has revealed an audacious new sports-car concept that will serve as a spiritual pace-car for the global design revolution occurring within the company.The FT-1 Concept answers global president Akio Toyoda's directive for more emotional, exciting designs that display energy, passion and "waku-doki" (translation: a palpable heart-pounding sense of excitement).

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New Toyota Corolla sedan – longer wheelbase improves design, space and driver appeal. (Overseas model shown)

Jan 8, 2014

New Corolla Sedan adds space, style and driver appeal

Toyota has stretched the wheelbase of this year's Corolla sedan to deliver advances in design, interior space and driving appeal.The 11th generation Corolla sedan will be produced in Thailand for the Australian market and is set to go on sale here from the middle of February.

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Jan 6, 2014

Toyota, Corolla and Camry take sales honours

Toyota's Corolla is Australia's best-selling vehicle, topping the national sales chart in 2013.Corolla's victory helped Toyota extend its overall market leadership to an 11th consecutive year.

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Corolla Stories Moshtix Competition Winners

Dec 17, 2013

Corolla Stories Moshtix Competition Winners

Winners for our recent promotion have been announced.

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Chief engineer Tetsuya Tada at the event in Sydney

Dec 13, 2013

An historic day for Toyota 86

August 10 was a major date in the diary for Toyota 86 enthusiasts as the cult car's chief engineer Tetsuya Tada attended an event held in his honour at Toyota Australia's Sydney office. Fans travelled from all over Australia to meet the brains behind Toyota's most recent sports car.

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David Middlin

Dec 13, 2013

Meet David

This month we're talking to David Middlin, Regional Fleet and Government Sales Manager Central Region SA/NT at Toyota Australia.

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Yaris YRX 5 door model shown

Dec 13, 2013

Experience a reliable hatchback

For businesses considering options for replacing or extending their exist

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Nada - a GoGet member

Dec 13, 2013

GoGet is fleets ahead with Toyota

humble beginnings of just three cars and 12 members in 2003, GoGet has become Australia's largest car-sharing service. Now with a fleet of 1,200 cars in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide and more than 37,000 members, they look to Toyota to give them a From fleet advantage

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Toyota Australia postpones employee vote

Dec 12, 2013

Toyota Australia postpones employee vote

Action in the Federal Court has today resulted in Toyota Australia not being able to proceed with its planned employee vote on the proposed changes to its Workplace Agreement terms and conditions

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Toyota Australia responds to GM Holden announcement

Dec 11, 2013

Toyota Australia responds to GM Holden announcement

We are saddened to learn of GM Holden's decision.

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Toyota Genuine air filters help during hay fever season

Dec 9, 2013

Toyota Genuine air filters help during hay fever season

Toyota is encouraging motorists to talk to their service advisor about checking the condition of their vehicle's cabin air filter at their next vehicle service.

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Australian drift champion Beau Yates new Toyota 86 drift car will be making its competition debut at round two of the Australian Drifting Grand Prix at Barbagallo Raceway in Perth.

Dec 5, 2013

Toyota 86 hails new era in drift champions career

One of Australia's most heavily modified Toyota 86s is drawing closer to its competition debut at round two of the Australian Drifting Grand Prix.

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Toyota Corolla ready to drive off with the title of Australias best-selling car for 2013. (Corolla Levin ZR shown)

Dec 4, 2013

Toyota Corolla, Camry in shape for sales titles

Corolla and Camry are on track for major sales triumphs in 2013 with just weeks to run until year's end. Toyota's

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Corolla Stories Moshtix Competition Winners

Dec 3, 2013

Corolla Stories Moshtix Competition Winners

Corolla Stories Moshtix Competition Winners

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Toyota awards national skills program champions

Nov 26, 2013

Toyota awards national skills program champions

The strongest talents from Toyota Australia's dealer network have been identified at the finals of Toyota's annual National Skills Program. The Toyota National Skills Development Program, one of the largest of its type in the Australian automotive industry, assesses workers' aptitude in technical and customer service fields.

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Nov 20, 2013

Toyota's Hydrogen Car In Final Stages Of Development

Toyota has officially unveiled a concept version of its ground-breaking hydrogen-powered car, which is due to go into production in around 12 months.The FCV (Fuel Cell Vehicle) Concept, displayed at the Tokyo Motor Show, confirms that Toyota's first mass-produced fuel-cell sedan is in the final stages of development.

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Neal Bates and Coral Taylor have won the 2013 Australian Rally Championship in the classic category after finishing in second place at Rally Victoria.

Nov 19, 2013

Bates and Taylor finish 2013 on top at rally Victoria

Neal Bates and Coral Taylor have finished the 2013 Australian Rally Championship at the top of the classic category points tally after competing at Rally Victoria on the weekend. Heavy rains forced the cancellation of the test day on Wednesday and led to boggy conditions throughout the event.

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Neal Bates and Coral Taylor lead the Classic category points tally as they head into the final round of the Australian Rally Championship at Rally Victoria this weekend.

Nov 15, 2013

Bates and Taylor prepare for strong competition in ARC final

Australian Rally icons Neal Bates and Coral Taylor are anticipating fierce competition in the final round of the Australian Rally Championship this weekend at Rally Victoria.

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Nov 14, 2013

Global LandCruiser chief seeks Aussie input

The global chief engineer for all Toyota LandCruiser vehicles has urged Australian owners to provide their input for the company's future 4WD models.Japan-based Sadayoshi Koyari, who has visited Australia more than 20 times, met over 200 LandCruiser owners to discuss their passion for the renowned off-road family of vehicles.

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The 86-based CS-V3 race car. Now TMG will convert the 86 into a rally car.

Nov 13, 2013

Toyota 86 sports car primed for rally career

The highly engaging driving dynamics of Toyota's 86 sports car will be converted into a thrilling rally specialist by Toyota Motorsport in Germany (TMG).

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Toyota upgrades iconic Landcruiser Prado

Nov 11, 2013

Toyota upgrades iconic LandCruiser Prado

Toyota has upgraded its LandCruiser Prado with bolder exterior styling, a more refined interior and even better handling for the 2014 model year.

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Toyota goes wild with 86 sports car

Nov 7, 2013

Toyota goes wild with 86 sports car

Toyota has redefined the performance and technology potential of its 86 sports car with four stunning project vehicles unveiled at the world's premier automotive aftermarket trade show.

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