Toyota India has announced the appointment of Mr. Akito Tachibana as the new Managing Director with effect from 1st April 2016.Mr. Akito Tachibana has spent three decades at Toyota and his experience in Toyota Motor Corporation spans across various functions like HR, Domestic and Overseas Planning, and Used Car and Product Management. He has worked… continue reading.
Japanese car maker Toyota unveiled its cloud based telematics services for India under the brand name of Toyota-Connect – Connected Services with a Human Touch giving its customers access to Toyota’s global standard of personalized connected services. Toyota Connect is a fully integrated cloud based telematics service platform supported by a new dedicated premium call… continue reading.
Toyota has unveiled the 4th generation Prius in the Indian market. The new Prius combines a super premium styling and enjoyable driving dynamics that defy conventional notions of an Eco car. The pioneer of Hybrid Technology, a modern day icon, the Prius is the first vehicle to be built on Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA)… continue reading.
Toyota India has launched the all new Land Cruiser 200 with more advanced and sophisticated features. While the mechanics and the engineering remain exactly the samethe new luxury convenience features will include Steering Wheel with Heater, LED Illuminated Entry System, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, enhanced Multi Terrain Monitor Cameras and many more. All these strengthen… continue reading.
The legendary Japanese car maker, Honda has unveiled the production version of their fuel cell vehicle ahead of its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show. Right now the car is being called the FCV, but that could change, and the concept features a strange design, which is extremely aerodynamic but not very pleasing. We can… continue reading.
The launch of the new RAV4 model range marks the introduction of Toyota’s first hybrid compact SUV to the highly competitive European C-SUV segment. Its full hybrid drive system combines a 2.5 litre Atkinson Cycle petrol engine with a powerful electric motor, and the new RAV4 Hybrid is available in both front-and all-wheel drive variants…. continue reading.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.