2024 TGRA Scholarship Series Kicks off at Sydney Motorsport Park in April

May 1, 2024

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Australia (TGRA) Scholarship Series is back in 2024 to support and help nurture the next generation of Australian motorsport champions, following a highly successful debut season in 2023. The TGRA Scholarship Series provides an opportunity for young aspiring professional drivers to hone their circuit driving skills in a safe and exciting environment, behind the wheel of a Toyota 86 race car. Drivers and teams will have the chance to test their...

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Upgraded Toyota Yaris Hatch Arrives With Hybrid-Only Lineup

April 27, 2024

The upgraded Toyota Yaris hatch has landed in Australia with a hybrid-only lineup priced from $28,5001 for the Ascent Sport, a new addition to the line-up. The three-model range features a new entry-level Ascent Sport hybrid grade, improved Toyota Safety Sense2 suite of driver assistance features, the latest generation multimedia system, increased technology and styling tweaks. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the upgraded Yaris with its hybrid-only powertrain holds plenty...

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Toyota Upgrades Yaris Cross With New Technology, Safety Features, and Sharper Styling

April 26, 2024

Toyota has given its Yaris Cross small SUV a significant technology boost with the upgraded range featuring the latest generation multimedia and Toyota Safety Sense1 suite of driver assistance technologies. Alongside the increase in technology comes minor exterior and interior styling tweaks, along with increased comfort and convenience features. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the upgraded Yaris Cross delivered on the lifestyle needs of its customers. “Since its launch...

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Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia Kicks off 2024 Arc Season With Rally of Canberra Victory

April 8, 2024

Defending Australian Rally Championship (ARC) champions Harry Bates and Coral Taylor have continued their 2023 winning form, taking out the opening round of the 2024 championship at the Rally of Canberra. Bates and Taylor started their title defence with a commanding performance behind the wheel of the GR Yaris Rally2 which made its Australian debut on the weekend, after a delayed start which saw Saturday’s racing cancelled due to heavy rain. The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing...

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Toyota’s Hybrid Electric Deliveries Double as RAV4 Sets Sales Records

April 4, 2024

RAV4 has topped Toyota’s sales charts as surging deliveries across the board, especially for Hybrid Electric variants, have enabled Toyota to drive down customer wait times for multiple vehicles across its range. Record March volumes for RAV4 were instrumental in Toyota’s deliveries of electrified vehicles (HEV, BEV) doubling (+104.7%) in the first-quarter to 24,722 cars and SUVs compared with 12,075 vehicles in the same period last year. As a result, Toyota’s electrified share reached a...

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Upgraded Toyota Hilux Range Arrives in Australia with V-Active Technology

March 20, 2024

The upgraded Toyota HiLux range has officially gone on sale in Australia, bringing with it new V-Active technology on select double-cab 4×4 variants, refreshed exterior styling and additional specification that bring valuable enhancements for customers. Pricing for the new HiLux range starts from $26,475 plus on-road costs for the entry-level 4×2 WorkMate single-cab chassis, while V-Active technology is available starting with the 4×4 SR double-cab chassis from $54,130 plus on-roads.1 Along with other specification upgrades,...

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New RALLY2 and Upgraded GR Yaris Pair to Make Public Debut at Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix Display

March 19, 2024

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GR Garage will play host to two exciting new race-bred vehicles making their public debut on Australian soil at the 2024 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix, reaffirming the link between Toyota GR vehicles and their motorsport-derived counterparts. On display for fans to view from March 21 – March 24, situated in the Fan Zone – behind PIT Exit, the GR Garage will show off the new GR Yaris Rally2 car...

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New European Designed and Built Toyota C-Hr Arrives in Australia

March 12, 2024

The all-new second-generation Toyota C-HR premium compact SUV has landed in Australian showrooms, bringing stylish European design and frugal hybrid performance to the small SUV segment. The three-variant C-HR line-up sees a significant increase in luxury and performance compared with the outgoing generation, with the choice of two new-generation hybrid powertrains and the introduction of a range of new technologies for safety, comfort and convenience. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean...

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First Australian bz4x Delivered to Customer in Canberra

February 29, 2024

Toyota Australia’s debut battery electric vehicle, the bZ4X SUV, is now in the hands of its first owner following a customer handover event in the nation’s capital. The first example of Toyota’s all-electric SUV – an all-wheel-drive bZ4X – was delivered to Canberra couple Ali and Nafiseh Lashkari, with Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley and bZ4X Chief Engineer Masaya Uchiyama present at Canberra Toyota to hand over the new...

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Toyota to Deliver Its First Locally-Assembled Hydrogen Generator to Mining Services Provider Thiess

February 28, 2024

Toyota Australia has announced Thiess, one of world’s largest mining services companies, is set to be the first customer to take delivery of its locally-assembled EODev GEH2® hydrogen fuel cell stationary power generator. Toyota Australia President and CEO Matthew Callachor made the announcement at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first GEH2® generator assembled at the company’s site at Altona in Victoria. The 110kVA GEH2® power generator has been designed by EODev (Energy...

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