The just-released Hyundai Tucson is gunning to shoot Mazda’s CX-5 off its perch as the top-selling mid-sized SUV range in Australia. And if first impressions are anything to go by, the Korean threat to Japanese domination looks very real indeed. The now-defunct Hyundai ix35 that the revived Tucson nameplate replaces was a long-term top-seller, but […]
Daihatsu may be long gone from Australian showrooms, but Japan’s oldest carmaker is still going strong overseas with a number of compact passenger and commercial vehicles on offer. The carmaker’s most recent launch was the new-generation Copen roadster, but other models familiar to Australian buyers – the Terios and the Sirion – are also still […]
By Maki Shiraki TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp, seeking to reduce its risk from potentially lethal Takata Corp air-bag inflators, will buy millions of the component from smaller parts maker Nippon Kayaku Co, people familiar with the matter said. Show More Summary
Hermie Sadler will strap into the No. 26 Toyota for JGL Racing Toyota entry Friday night for the Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway. The one-race deal between Sadler and JGL Racing will be Sadler’s first race of the 2015 Xfinity Series season, but the 262nd of his career. [...]
Episode #444 of the Autoblog Podcast is here. This week, we talk about Monterey Car Week, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, and news bites. Continue reading Autoblog Podcast #444 Autoblog Podcast #444 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Toyota is getting ready to tackle the Nissan Juke, Jeep Renegade, and Honda HR-V, and it may be doing so with its Scion brand. Continue reading Toyota preparing Scion-badged Nissan Juke fighter Toyota preparing Scion-badged Nissan Juke fighter originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:20:00 EST. Show More Summary
Toyota is prepping a small SUV of its own.
1967 Toyota 2000GT. Photos by Patrick Ernzen, courtesy RM Sotheby’s. Often described as the first supercar from Japan, the Toyota 2000GT represented conservative Toyota’s first attempt at building a sports car, and the halo model went a long way towards changing the perception of Japanese automakers on the global stage. At last week’s RM Auction […]
Toyota will unveil its fourth-generation Prius hybrid in Las Vegas on September 8 (September 9 AEST), ahead of its anticipated official launch at the Tokyo Motor Show in October. Speaking to Bloomberg, Toyota spokesperson Ryo Sakai said...Show More Summary
The boss of Ford Australia has defended the increased pricing of the 2016 Ford Ranger PX Series II model, claiming he is not concerned about whether the all-new Toyota HiLux will be cheaper or not. Ford Australia president and CEO, Graeme Whickman, made the statement at the launch of the 2016 Ford Ranger in Victoria […]
Matthew Inman made this vintage Toyota Land Cruiser with a lot dedication, some superhuman sense of detail and 1,700 Lego bricks. It’s simply amazing. It’s got a tiny little transfer case! Leaf Springs! Look at that little bitty fan belt! Read more...
It’s safe to say that Toyota played a major part in popularizing hybrid cars in the global car market with the Prius, this particular hybrid is one of the most popular cars of its kind available in the market. The Prius has largely remained...Show More Summary
Japanese automaker's hybrid halo car will look to recapture sales and mindshare.
The fourth-generation Toyota Prius will make its global debut at a media event in Las Vegas on September 8 (September 9, AEST). Ryo Sakai, a spokesman for Toyota, confirmed the launch to Bloomberg, although he declined to elaborate on when the new Prius will enter production or when it will go on sale. The current-generation […]
Did You Notice?… Michael Waltrip no longer has a full-time Sprint Cup team for 2016? That was made official Wednesday morning when Rob Kauffman announced he was pulling out of his partnership with Waltrip’s two-car organization following the 2015 season. Show More Summary
Toyota’s next-generation Prius, which will be the first use of the automaker’s new global platform, will be shown to media in Las Vegas next month, Bloomberg is reporting (via Autoblog). The report doesn’t specify when the automakerShow More Summary
Toyota's all-new 2016 Prius will soon be unveiled in Sin City.
The fourth-generation Toyota Prius will debut on September 8 in Las Vegas, NV. The company won't yet say when production will actually begin, though. Continue reading New Toyota Prius to be shown on September 8 New Toyota Prius to be shown on September 8 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:57:00 EST. Show More Summary
You might recognize the face of the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser from yesterday, when we saw the exact same front bumper bow on the Japanese model. In addition to the facelift, the American version also has a new transmission and a whole lotta off-road toys. Read more...
Toyota’s facelifted Land Cruiser will reach American shores, the automaker confirmed Tuesday. Toyota lifted the cover off the SUV yesterday in Japan and we reported that Toyota would tell us the same today. (Oi. We should have stretched...Show More Summary