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Motoring.com.au recommends 6 Toyota Vehicles for Australian Consumers

Six Toyota vehicles including the locally built Camry Hybrid have been named as top picks for Australian new-car buyers by the Carsales editorial site www.motoring.com.au. Toyota’s family-oriented Kluger SUV, 86 sports car, LandCruiser 200 Series and Prado, and Prius v hybrid wagon also made the list of cars recommended by the site’s motoring experts. The new-generation seven-seat Kluger, launched in ...

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Australia snaps up 10% of global sales for Toyota 86

TOYOTA 86 - A DOUBLE HIT!

Australian sport-car enthusiasts have demonstrated their passion for driving Toyota’s popular 86  by snapping up almost one out of every 10 examples sold worldwide. In a remarkable double, the 10,000th Toyota 86 has just been sold in Australia at virtually the same time as the compact and dynamic sports car has passed 100,000 sales globally. Australia – with 10,363 customers ...

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All New 2014 Toyota Kluger Launched in Australia

2014 Toyota Kluger

In Australia, Toyota has launched a new seven-seat Kluger sports-utility vehicle (SUV) that brings together the best in style, technology, comfort, capability and safety at value pricing. [singlepic id=15483 w=620 h= float=] Engineers have liberated more interior space by developing a slightly longer and wider body, adopting a new space-efficient double-wishbone rear suspension, and moving all three rows of seats forward. ...

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Toyota Decided to Cease Local Manufacturing in Australia by 2017

Toyota workers celebrate production of the three-millionth Toyota in Australia, a Camry Hybrid (Camry hL model shown)

After Ford and Holden decision to quit production in Australia, Toyota Australia today announced that it will stop building cars in Australia by the end of 2017 and become a national sales and distribution company. This means that local manufacturing of the Camry, Camry Hybrid and Aurion vehicles, as well as the production of four cylinder engines, will cease by ...

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Toyota Australia invests in local manufacturing

Toyota Camry Hybrid Assembly in Australia

Recently, Toyota Australia announced it will invest $123 million in its local manufacturing operations for the next five years from 2015. The project is supported by a co-investment package from the Australian Federal and Victorian Governments. The Australian Federal Government has contributed a grant of $23.6 million towards the investment with an undisclosed grant contributed by the Victorian Government. In ...

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Toyota Starts Engine Exports to Thailand and Malaysia

Toyota AR series Engine 4 Cylinder Australia

Toyota Australia has started exporting its new locally built 4-cylinder engines to Thailand and Malaysia for the first time. Now, the new Toyota’s Altona engine plant in Victoria has begun full production of the new 4 cylinder AR series engine. Approximately 18,000 engines are estimated to be exported in 2013, while more than 90,000 engines will be fitted to Toyota ...

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Toyota’s New Engine Plant for 2.5-litre AR 4 Cylinder Engine in Melbourne

Today, Toyota Australia has officially opened its new engine plant, making it the first Australian car manufacturer to produce both petrol and hybrid engines.     The engine plant is located in Altona, west of Melbourne, the plant will produce approximately 108,000 four cylinder 2.5 litre engines per year for its locally built Camry and Camry Hybrid sedans. The engines ...

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2013 Toyota RAV4 Revealed at Los Angeles

The new generation of Toyota RAV4 is global reveal at 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show. There are three engines variants available including a turbo-diesel engine for the first time. Somehow, I felt the front fascia of the car looks similar to the Asean bred Toyota Avanza.   [singlepic id=13505 w=620 h= float=]   According to Toyota Australia, the 2013 ...

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