Toyota

Toyota Prius tops UK’s February sales figures 0

Toyota continued its strong start to the year, with the Prius hybrid automatic finishing top of February’s UK vehicle sales figures- taking an average of just 21 days to sell. It was the second consecutive month that an alternatively fuelled vehicle (AFV) made it into the top three. The 2016 BMW i3 was the UK’s(…)

Toyota to invest £240 million into UK plants 0

In what comes as welcome news amongst the post-Brexit uncertainty, Japanese car giants, Toyota, have announced they are set to invest £240 million upgrading their UK car plant. The plans show a commitment by the manufacturer to remaining in Britain once the country has departed from the EU. The investment is met by an injection(…)

Toyota 1972 Crown gets new leash of life 0

It’s safe to assume that most people in the UK won’t be familiar with the Toyota Crown 2600 De Luxe. So, allow us to introduce you to the longest running model in the Toyota family. This particular 1972 Toyota Crown 2600 De Luxe is an extremely rare sight on British roads, showrooms or museums. Japan(…)

Some things you probably didn’t know about Toyota 0

One of the behemoths of the car industry, over the past few decades Toyota has long been either the world’s biggest seller, or a close second on the list. With a sizable back catalogue, there have been many Toyotas over the years (of varying quality). Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about(…)

A look back at the Toyota A60 (1981 – 1985) 0

Today, we take a trip down memory lane and revisit a popular sporty mainstay of the early 1980s. Ahead of its time in every sense, many motoring enthusiasts go misty eyed remembering the… The Toyota A60 1981 saw the Celica range given a fairly severe square-rigged, smart and of the time facelift. In the same(…)

Toyota to stay in UK despite Brexit 0

In welcome news post Brexit; the world’s largest car manufacturer, Toyota, has said it intends to remain in the UK, even if trading conditions should change following Britain’s exit from the EU. The executive vice-president of the Japanese giant, Didier Leroy, said it trusted the UK government to provide “fair treatment” allowing businesses to maintain(…)

Toyota recalls 5.8 million cars due to faulty airbag 0

Potentially faulty airbags have seen the world’s biggest car maker Toyota, recall upwards of 5.8 million cars. Models affected include the Corolla and the Yaris subcompact model, the majority being sold in Japan, China and Europe. The production dates of the cars in question were from May 2000 to November 2001, and April 2006 and(…)

Fatal crash sees worldwide recall of Toyota SUVs 0

Better safe than sorry for Toyota who recall over 2 million vehicles following a fatal car seatbelt malfunction. The recall comes after rear seat belts separated in one fatal accident in Canada and during a crash that injured a passenger in the U.S., and includes 1.3 million vehicles in North America, along with 625,000 vehicles(…)

The new Toyota Hybrid R concept 2

The Toyota Hybrid R has shown in the press before it’s official unveiling at the Frankfurt 2013 motor show. The idea is to showcase a hybrid that is capable of delivering a wonderful performance. What’s special about this particular hybrid is that it’s not only powerful but also focused on delivering a very fulfilling driving(…)

The best of the rest – Electric Vehicles in America 0

We recently published an article on the some of the best electric cars destined for America. In today’s report we’ll take a look at the best of the rest.   The Smart Fortwo Electric Drive The Smart Fortwo Electric has a lot to prove over in America. Whereas the brand may be thriving here in(…)