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Toyota HiAce to Gain Rear Barn Door Option

April 27, 2022

Toyota HiAce with barn doors (Pre-Production model shown).   Toyota Australia will offer increased buyer choice for the HiAce van with the upcoming arrival of a rear barn door option, which will debut in Australia in the second half of 2022. Driven by strong customer demand, the wide-opening HiAce barn door will provide customers with a new ergonomic solution to suit user needs. More details will be revealed closer to the model’s arrival in Australia....

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Toyota Wins Two Drive Car of the Year Awards

March 8, 2022

Toyota Corolla SX – named Australia’s best first car (petrol hatch shown).   Toyota’s popular Corolla SX is the best choice for Australians wanting to purchase their first new car, according to experts at leading automotive website, And if your motoring needs require a large SUV, then the Drive team recommends buying the popular seven-seat family SUV, Toyota Kluger. Corolla SX and Kluger won their respective categories in the 2022 Drive Car of the Year...

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Prime Minister of Australia Visits Industry Leading Toyota Hydrogen Center at Toyota’s Centre of Excellence

November 9, 2021

Prime Minister Scott Morrison drives the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai fuel-cell electric car. Toyota Australia welcomes all initiatives designed to reduce emissions in Australia, company President and CEO Matthew Callachor said today. Mr Callachor was commenting at the announcement by the Federal Government of the Future Fuels and Vehicles Strategy, which includes support for the accelerated deployment of charging and hydrogen refuelling stations in Australia. The strategy paper was unveiled at Toyota’s Hydrogen Centre in Altona,...

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Supply Update: Toyota Production Forecast for November

October 18, 2021

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is forecasting improved production in November at its Japanese plants due to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Southeast Asia. The recovery includes confirmation that production of right-hand-drive LandCruiser 300 variants for Australia will resume next month. TMC is now expecting to build between 850,000 and 900,000 vehicles across all models next month, compared with a November record of 830,000 vehicles produced last year. The global carmaker said it had been...

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Toyota Australia Recalls Prius Vehicles due to Hybrid Control ECU Software

September 23, 2021

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will initiate a safety recall involving Prius vehicles produced between June 2021 – July 2021. There are 17 vehicles involved in the Australian market, of which 7 have been delivered to customers. In the involved vehicles, a software error can cause a control computer (hybrid vehicle ECU) to erroneously determine that it does not have the correct information about the transmission position. This can occur if the shift...

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