Toyota has advanced its plans to accelerate the development and commercialisation of electrified vehicles with the announcement of a series of new models at the Beijing Motor Show, including a battery electric car based on the C-HR crossover. The new vehicles are destined for the Chinese market and include plug-in hybrid electric versions of the Toyota Corolla and Levin, to go on sale in 2019, and a battery electric C-HR/IZOA, scheduled for 2020. These will be among ten new electrified vehicles Toyota plans to introduce in China by the end of 2020.
Defra, the government department responsible for the environment, food and rural affairs, is replacing a significant proportion of its diesel company car fleet with British-built Toyota Auris hybrid electric models. The changeover, expected to cover more than 400 vehicles, is already under way and will continue throughout 2018 in a rolling replacement process. The cars will be used by four Defra organisations: Environment Agency, Marine Management Organisation, Rural Payments Agency and Animal and Plant Health Agency.
Toyota has revealed the all-new, fifth generation RAV4 SUV at the New York International Auto Show. It is the first RAV4 to be built on a Toyota New Global Architecture platform. Toyota says the new RAV4 remains true to its heritage as the original pioneer of the recreational SUV segment, making significant advances in powertrain technologies, dynamic performance, intelligent safety provisions and all-round quality.
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) announced today that the third generation Toyota Auris will be built at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s (TMUK) car plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire (UK). TMUK’s factory in Deeside, North Wales will be the main source for its engines
The third generation Auris will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Featuring what Toyota describes as a more dynamic exterior design and with a new 2.0 litre full hybrid powertrain joining the engine line-up, it marks the debut of Toyota’s dual hybrid strategy.
Toyota is introducing an updated version of the Land Cruiser. On sale now, the new Land Cruiser has a revised model range for the UK which for the first time includes a workhorse Utility grade, with a simple equipment specification and a choice of three or five-door body styles.
The increasing popularity of Toyota’s petrol-electric hybrid vehicles helped propel the manufacturer to a 5.5 per cent increase in new vehicle sales in 2017 – in a UK market that declined overall by 5.6 per cent
This week it is 25 years since Toyota began building cars in the UK, an anniversary that will be marked by official celebrations this Friday at its factory in Burnaston, Derbyshire
Britain’s hardest-working Toyota Mirai has just clocked up 50,000 miles of fault-free service on London’s streets with private hire company Green Tomato Cars
With an off-road heritage spanning more than 65 years, Land Cruiser remains unique in its segment for its ability to combine outstanding quality, durability and reliability with unrivalled off-road performance and ever-greater levels of luxury, comfort and ownership prestige.