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All-New Toyota Landcruiser Prado to Land in Australia in Mid-2024

February 13, 2024

Australia’s favourite large SUV is set to become even more appealing for customers when the all-new LandCruiser Prado range arrives in Australia in mid-2024, with a new off-road focussed variant, 48-volt technology across the range, and retro-inspired styling. The five-variant Prado range brings the rugged capability worthy of a LandCruiser name, with major improvements to driveability, technology and design. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the all-new LandCruiser Prado...

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Tamworth Country Music Festival Fans Raise $48,000 for Local Lifeline New England Services

February 1, 2024

Thousands of fans attending the 2024 Tamworth Country Music Festival have generously donated towards local crises support service, Lifeline New England North West, raising an impressive $48,000.30 for Toyota Australia’s official festival charity partner. The amount raised came from the sale of Toyota Australia’s iconic Stetson-style hats, available for $2, and limited-edition pins for $5, that were available to purchase at the Toyota Zone across the 10-days, with all funds going directly to Lifeline New England...

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Upgraded Hilux Revealed with New Looks, Improved Technology and 48-Volt Powertrain

February 1, 2024

Toyota has revealed significant design and feature updates for the fan-favourite HiLux pick-up that will arrive in Australian showrooms in March at the same time as the introduction of 48-Volt technology. The upgraded HiLux brings a new sense of rugged style with a refreshed front-end design that gives an even more muscular look to the most popular double-cab auto diesel variants. The 48-Volt technology – standard on 4×4 Rogue and automatic SR5 double cabs, and...

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Toyota Australia Recalls Yaris Vehicles Due to Front Lower Suspension Arm

January 31, 2024

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will initiate a safety recall involving certain Toyota Yaris vehicles produced between 21st May 2020 – 19th January 2024 (inclusive). There are approximately 9,070 vehicles involved in the Australian market. For involved vehicles, there is a possibility that, the ball joint attachment area of the front lower suspension arm may corrode and cause cracks if the vehicle is frequently exposed to snow-melting chemicals in snowy areas. If the vehicle continues...

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Winners Crowned at 52nd Toyota Golden Guitar Awards

January 27, 2024

The best in Australian country music has been celebrated in the country music capital, with the top artists and rising stars recognised and winners crowned at the 52nd Toyota Golden Guitar Awards in Tamworth, NSW. The Wolfe Brothers won the 2024 Toyota Album of the Year Award, with new album Livin’ the Dream, which was produced by Rod McCormack, Nick Wolfe, Matt Fell and Johnny Gasparic. Livin’ the Dream, was released in April 2023, it was written during the pandemic using video calls...

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Enhanced GR Yaris Hot Hatch Unveiled at Tokyo Auto Salon

January 12, 2024

Toyota has unveiled an exciting new upgrade for the rally-bred GR Yaris hot hatch at the Tokyo Auto Salon, with an increase in power and torque, renewed driver-focused cockpit and the debut of an eight-speed DirectShift automatic transmission. Previously only available with a six-speed intelligent manual transmission, the GR Yaris now offers broader appeal for driving enthusiasts with the introduction of the automatic option which has been developed through hardcore use in professional motorsport. TGR...

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Toyota Posts Second-Half Record Sales

January 3, 2024

Toyota Australia posted record sales in the second half of 2023 as the country’s top-selling automotive brand marks its “coming of age” with a 21st consecutive year of market leadership. Toyota’s full-year tally of 215,240 deliveries was the 19th time in the past 20 years that the local company’s sales have exceeded 200,000 vehicles – and it is the only brand to have achieved that total in a single year. It was a year of contrasting halves...

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Toyota Set for a Thrilling Year of Local Motorsport Action in 2024

December 20, 2023

**Competition debut of the GR86 racecar set to kick off in Townsville in July as part of the rebranded TGRA GR Cup** **TGRA Scholarship Series to hit the track in Sydney for five rounds from April, 2024** **Bates brothers back on the dirt with the two-car TGRA Rally Team campaign kicking off in Canberra**   Toyota is set for a thrilling year of local motorsport ahead with the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Australia (TGRA) Rally Team...

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Toyota Improves Battery Performance Ahead of bz4x Launch

December 20, 2023

**Extensive testing confirms advanced battery quality for bZ4X** **Lower power consumption designed to extend real-world driving range** **Toyota’s first BEV offers AWD with X-Mode for strong off-tarmac traction**   Toyota says its global experience in battery research and production over more than a quarter of a century will benefit Australian customers of its fully electric bZ4X SUV when it goes on sale in February. The company said learnings and expertise from the manufacture of more...

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First Customer Handover of Right-Hand-Drive Toyota Tundra Completed

December 15, 2023

**First customer Tundras on the road as part of Tundra Insider Program** **300 selected customers to help Australian evaluation of Tundra in real-world conditions**   The first participants of Toyota Australia’s Tundra Insider Program have been given the keys to their new full-size pick-up, with heavy-duty towing and a lap of Australia just some of the challenges to be tackled as a part of the right-hand evaluation program. Following their right-hand-drive conversion by Walkinshaw Automotive...

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