Toyota News & Blog

New Toyota Fortuner
Jul 30, 2015
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All-new Toyota Fortuner revealed

Toyota Australia has showcased the all-new Fortuner SUV. The new Fortuner is based on the latest HiLux pickup truck. The seven-seat off-roader gets a new design with influences from the HiLux and high-end features such as bi-LED headlights, LED daytime running lights and LED taillights. There’s also a double wishbone suspension setup in the front… continue reading.

Making Ever-Better Cars Toyota Progress Report
Apr 13, 2015
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Toyota reveals new TNGA global architecture

Toyota has made a very important announcement regarding the future of their product development. To greatly improve core vehicle performance and product appeal, Toyota is implementing an innovative, integrated development approach for powertrain components and vehicle platforms. Development of vehicles is also being grouped to promote strategic sharing of parts and powertrain components with the… continue reading.

Toyota MoU with Kamarajar
Mar 17, 2015
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Toyota Kirloskar signs MoU with Kamarajar Port to expand its export business

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM) announced the signing of an MoU with Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) in order to help facilitate the expansion of its export business. The MoU is a win-win for both as TKM will build a long-time relationship with the port, boosting its business and improving its commercial viability in a… continue reading.

Toyota Yaris WRC return in 2017
Feb 24, 2015
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Toyota announces WRC return in 2017 with the Yaris [video]

The biggest news coming from motorsport currently is that Toyota will return to the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2017 with a car developed and built by the Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) technical centre in Cologne, Germany. Over the next two years TMG will continue its test program with the Yaris WRC car to… continue reading.

Toyota Corolla Altis wallpaper
Jan 28, 2015
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Toyota Corolla Altis bags the Executive Sedan of the Year Award

Japanese automaker Toyota’s Corolla Altis premium car model has bagged the ‘Executive Sedan of the Year’ Award at the Car and Bike India Awards 2015. The event took place in Mumbai (India) where the sedan was recognized for its design innovation and quality engineering. The award for the sedan was accepted by Mr. N Raja… continue reading.

Toyota Fuel Cell Patents wallpaper
Jan 13, 2015
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Toyota will offer its fuel cell patents for free

Toyota is opening the door to the hydrogen future, making available thousands of hydrogen fuel cell patents royalty free. This Toyota initiative will spur development and introduction of innovative fuel cell technologies around the world. Toyota will invite royalty-free use of approximately 5,680 fuel cell related patents held globally, including critical technologies developed for the… continue reading.

Toyota Wireless Charging Tech
Mar 1, 2014
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Toyota opts for wireless charging technology

Recharging a Toyota plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicle could in future be as simple as parking the car. Toyota has announced verification testing is to begin later this month of a new wireless battery charging system it has developed for vehicles that use an electric powertrain. The new technology allows a vehicle to be charged… continue reading.

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Nov 6, 2013
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Toyota more valuable than German Rivals

Toyota has always been considered to be on of the top car manufacturers in the world and for many years they have been ranked as the largest and one of the best. A couple of years ago the Japanese giant was plagued by a mass recall of its vehicles, but it doesn’t look like that… continue reading.

BMW and Toyota officially join hands
Feb 11, 2013
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BMW and Toyota officially join hands

A while ago we had mentioned that Toyota and BMW were planning on merging their talents for fuel cell development and sports car production. Finally the rumors can be put to rest as both companies have now officially announced their partnership. Toyota President Akio Toyoda, and BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer have signed a binding agreement… continue reading.

Toyota Camry and Prius
Nov 14, 2012
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Toyota back in number 1 spot

Last year Toyota was suffering, they had lost sales, and previously to that they were hit with a massive recall incident for malfunctioning acceleration. However it seems that the Japanese auto giant has recovered very well and is now back in full swing. In 2010, they were the biggest auto manufacturers in the world, but… continue reading.

1935 Toyota Model G1 truck, 1936 Model Toyota AA Sedan and 2012 Toyota Corolla
Aug 7, 2012
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Toyota worldwide cumulative vehicle production passes 200 million mark

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced that in June its worldwide cumulative vehicle production surpassed 200 million units. This milestone took 76 years and 11 months to reach, and began with production of the Model G1 truck in August 1935 at Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, Ltd.’s  Automotive Department, which was spun off and later became TMC…. continue reading.

Akio Toyoda and Norbert Reithofer
Aug 1, 2012
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Toyota and BMW join to form super sports car

Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation, recently met with Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, at BMW Group headquarters in Munich to announce the planned expansion of their existing cooperation initiated in December last year. The two companies signed a MoU aimed at long-term strategic collaboration in four fields… continue reading.

Toyota-Dear-Qin-Concepts
Jul 11, 2012
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Toyota to develop 8 new models for developing market

Just days after Toyota was hailed as the worlds largest car producer in the world in 2012, the legendary Japanese car maker is now heading to dominate even further. It is because of tough competition from General Motors and Volkswagen that Toyota is now setting its sights on penetrating deep into the vastness of growing… continue reading.

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Dec 13, 2010
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Toyota Kirloskar launches Etios at a starting price of Rs 4.96 lakh

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) launched its much-awaited entry-level sedan, the Etios, on December 01, 2010. The car comes with a 1.5-litre petrol engine, and is available in 5 variants with prices ranging from Rs 4.96 lakh to Rs 6.87 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). A hatchback version of the car – the Etios Liva – will be… continue reading.

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Dec 28, 2009
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Toyota Kirloskar launches Prado Diesel

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) launched a new diesel version of the Land Cruiser Prado this week, priced at Rs 57.74 lakh (ex-showroom, Bangalore). Powered by a 3.0 litre diesel engine with a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System for driving stability, the vehicle is expected to increase TKM’s market share in the SUV segment to 10 per… continue reading.