Toyota Car News:

  • Toyota at the Paris motor show 2008

    02 October 2008 by Gavin Green

    Toyota Avensis - Paris motor show

    Toyota showed the latest, third-generation Avensis, a car that typically whips up as much excitement from car enthusiasts as the Eurovision Song Contest does with music aficionados. The Avensis is one...

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  • Toyota and Lexus secret hybrid cars revealed

    03 September 2008 by Georg Kacher

    CAR Online has compiled a secret dossier of all the hybrid petrol-electric cars under development at Toyota and Lexus. Today we can reveal a new wave of eco-friendly plug-in hybrids – with...

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  • Toyota Avensis (2009): the first photograph

    29 August 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota Avensis (2009): the new Avensis has shades of Lexus IS, from this solitary rear three-quarter photo issued today

    Toyota has issued a single photograph of the new Avensis saloon. The new Avensis will arrive officially at the Paris motor show on 2 October 2008 – and this solitary image is all we'll get from Toyota...

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  • Toyota Winglet: first pictures

    04 August 2008 by Tom Richards

    Toyota has just unveiled the ‘Winglet’, one of its ‘people-assisting Partner Robots’.  It isn’t exactly a car per se, but it has wheels, a motor, and it is a valid alternative to walking. It even...

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  • Toyota at the London motor show 2008

    23 July 2008 by James Foxall and CAR reader reporter Sandy T

    Toyota's Aygo Crazy is a madcap hot hatch in the Renault Clio V6 guise: it's mid-engined and a little bit Max Power

    With a massive 18-car product offensive planned for 2009, Toyota should have been one of the stars of this year's London show. But there's a clue in the timing; 2008 is a quiet year for Toyota, with a...

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  • Toyota Aygo Crazy set for Goodwood debut

    02 July 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota will bring its 'shopping supercar' – the Aygo Crazy – to the 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which kicks off next week. It's a one-off, attention-grabbing supermini with a mid-engined layout...

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  • Finnish electric scheme

    17 June 2008 by Nick Gibbs

    An organisation in Finland is looking to make an electric car out of the greenest vehicle on the road: yours. Working on the basis that the most environmentally acceptable car is the one that’s...

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  • Toyota's production iQ

    06 March 2008 by Guy Bird

    What’s new on Toyota’s Geneva Motor Show stand? The brand’s biggest news by far was the production iQ city car. The road-going iQ keeps almost all of the 2007 Frankfurt concept’s great packaging –...

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  • Toyota RiN

    25 October 2007 by Jonny Smith

    Green windows - it must be good for the trees… Even by Toyota concept standards the RiN is a little weird. The RiN is definitely one for Sting, as it's focused purely on healthy living and increased...

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  • Toyota 1/X

    25 October 2007 by Jonny Smith

    What is the point of this contraption exactly? Toyota has a habit of building mind boggling concept cars that fire up the public imagination and then deliver forgettable production dross. The 1/X may...

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  • Toyota Hi-CT

    25 October 2007 by Jonny Smith

    And the winner of bravest car design goes to… You won't forget the proportions of the Hi-CT in a hurry. It is intentionally unconventional. If Judge Dredd lived in Tokyo and needed to downsize… It's...

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  • Toyota i-Real

    24 October 2007 by Gavin Green

    It looks like an electric wheelchair… is Toyota for real with this? Toyota is serious. Deadly serious. As traffic gets worse, so personal mobility vehicles like the i-Real start to make sense.

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  • Toyota i-Real

    24 October 2007 by Gavin Green

    It looks like an electric wheelchair… you cannot be serious! Toyota is serious. Deadly serious. As traffic gets worse, so personal mobility vehicles like the i-Real start to make sense. The...

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  • Toyota LandCruiser

    15 October 2007 by Damion Smy

    Is that really a new LandCruiser? It is, and Toyota Australia’s senior executive director sales and marketing, David Buttner, said the unveiling of the LandCruiser in Sydney reflected the significant...

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  • Toyota's 2007 Tokyo treats

    11 October 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota Hi-CT Concept It's that time again: the bi-annual Tokyo Motor Show kicks off on 24 October 2007, and we're being treated to a flood of teaser information from the Japanese manufacturers. The...

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  • Toyota iQ concept

    11 September 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota iQ: the lowdown The Japanese scored one of the very few surprises of the Frankfurt show this year, with the titchy iQ concept car that previews Toyota’s new sub-Aygo city car. It’s one of our...

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  • Toyota iQ

    11 September 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota iQ: the lowdown The Japanese scored one of the very few surprises of the Frankfurt show this year, with the titchy iQ concept car that previews Toyota’s new sub-Aygo city car. It’s one of our...

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  • GM leapfrogs Toyota

    24 July 2007 by Chris Hope

    Is General Motors winning the battle, but not the war? GM this week wrestled back its top spot as the world's biggest car maker from Toyota. The Japanese maker was the global number one in the first...

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  • Toyota Verso (2007): first official pictures

    03 July 2007 by Jack Carfrae

    A new Toyota Verso? It looks just like the old one! Yes, it does. Honestly, the lengths manufacturers go to persuade us - and you - that a facelift is important! All-new! Ground-breaking! Nope, the...

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  • Toyota's hybrid sales top 1m

    08 June 2007 by Jack Carfrae

    Toyota, and its luxury arm Lexus, have notched up more than a million hybrid sales. First launched in Japan in 1997, the Prius has racked-up 758,000 sales internationally, 13,826 of them in the UK.

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  • Toyota's hybrid sales top one million

    08 June 2007 by Jack Carfrae

    Toyota, and its luxury arm Lexus, have notched up more than a million hybrid sales for the first time. First launched in Japan in 1997, the Prius has racked-up 758,000 sales internationally, 13,826 of...

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  • Toyota Hybrid X unveiled

    03 June 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota Hybrid X: that's an odd name... Apparently, the Hybrid X was named after its unconventional U-shaped front and rear windscreen pillars. Seen in plan view from above, they nearly meet in the...

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  • Toyota Hybrid X concept (2007) unveiled

    03 June 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota Hybrid X: that's an odd name... Apparently, the Hybrid X was named after its unconventional U-shaped front and rear windscreen pillars. Seen in plan view from above, they nearly meet in the...

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