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LORD COMBUSTION FIRES UP A NEW FLEET OF TOYOTA HYBRIDS

Lord Combustion Services has turned to Toyota to deliver an all-hybrid vehicle fleet for its engineers that will improve the company’s green profile and reduce its costs. The West Midlands-based business, which specialises in the service, maintenance and installation of commercial heating systems, is dispensing with diesel power to go hybrid with Prius and Auris […]

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Wednesday November 5, 2014

Five-Star Safety Ratings for New Toyota Auris and Rav 4

Toyota’s commitment to achieving the highest safety standards is yielding excellent results with both the new Auris and RAV4 being awarded the top five-star rating by the independent testing organisation Euro NCAP. They are among the first models to reach the standard under the tougher test criteria introduced for 2013.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday September 4, 2013

AURIS HSD – THE NEW STANDARD FOR GREEN MOTORING

From the iconic Prius to the super-frugal Yaris HSD, Toyota with its burgeoning range of hybrids, is changing the way people drive. However, a nagging myth that persists around environmentally-friendly vehicles is their power or rather, perceived lack of it.  Toyota has ‘tuned’ into this and thanks to advanced electronic mechanisms which intelligently strike the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday April 3, 2013

THE NEW TOYOTA AURIS TOURING SPORTS

British-built Auris Touring Sports range includes the first full hybrid estate car in family/compact car segment Clever hybrid system packaging means there is no compromise in loadspace size and capacity Class-leading CO2 emissions of 86g/km for hybrid, plus significantly lower NOx and particulate emissions compared to diesel cars with comparable performance Class-leading luggage capacity, up […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 15, 2013

Toyota Auris in South Africa

THE ALL-NEW TOYOTA AURIS – PREPARE TO BE NOTICED There’s a brand new spirit creeping into Toyota under the watchful tutelage of the company’s charismatic President and Chief Executive, Akio Toyoda. Committed to building cars that are more rewarding to drive while retaining their legendary build quality and reliability, his quest has been to provide […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 25, 2013

NEW TOYOTA AURIS: LOW RUNNING COSTS, LOW TAX AND LASTING VALUE

New Auris to deliver significantly improved residual values and more competitive total ownership costs Potential four-figure savings for businesses and company car drivers compared to key rival models Top-of-the-range Auris Hybrid Excel (CO2 emissions of 91g/km)  more cost-effective for business operators and drivers than competitor mid-range diesel models Auris Hybrid Icon delivers better ownership cost […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 13, 2012

TOYOTA CELEBRATES START OF NEW AURIS PRODUCTION AT BURNASTON

Business Secretary Vince Cable welcomes Toyota investment in UK manufacturing, jobs and skills Toyota hosts ceremony at its Burnaston factory to mark start of production of new Auris and welcome future production of the Auris Touring Sports model New Auris a strategically important core model forToyotain the European family car market Event attended by Dr […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 5, 2012

Toyota Auris HSD The choice for South Africa Woman

Toyota is no stranger to environmental accolades thanks largely to the Prius success story, however, this time it’s the Auris HSD’s turn to take the honours, ‘driving’ off with the trophy for the best green car in the 2012 WOW Women’s Car of the Year Awards.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday October 16, 2012

THE NEW TOYOTA AURIS TOURING SPORTS

Touring body style revealed for new Auris First estate version in the family car market with a full hybrid powertrain 285mm longer than five-door hatchback, with increased luggage space The new Toyota Auris Touring Sports makes its world debut at the 2012 Paris motor show, adding an estate body style to the range for the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday September 28, 2012

Toyota Auris Touring Sports Paris Motor Show

THE NEW TOYOTA AURIS TOURING SPORTS Wagon body style revealed for new Auris First estate model in the family car market with a full hybrid powertrain 285mm longer than five-door hatchback, with increased luggage space The new Toyota Auris Touring Sports makes its world debut at the 2012 Paris motor show, adding an estate body […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 27, 2012

2012 PARIS MOTOR SHOW TOYOTA AURIS

1. THE NEW TOYOTA AURIS Confident design adopts the new face of Toyota Interior features smart packaging and high quality materials Focus on weight management, chassis design and aerodynamics for a car that delivers better dynamic performance, fuel consumption and emissions Every model in the range achieves lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions than before […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 27, 2012

TOYOTA TO REVEAL NEW AURIS AT PARIS MOTOR SHOW

Paris motor show debut for Toyota’s new UK built compact hatchback Sharper, more distinctive styling reflecting the new face of Toyota Full hybrid, diesel and petrol powertrains to be offered Interior distinguished by more cabin and boot space, smart packaging and use of high quality materials R&D focus on weight management, chassis design and aerodynamics […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday August 20, 2012

Imperial Toyota backs Giniel de Villiers in SA Rally Championship

Imperial Toyota, part of the Automotive Retail Division of JSE-listed transport group, Imperial Holdings, has announced that it is to back Giniel de Villiers in an S2000 Toyota Auris in the remainder of the 2012 South African Rally Championship. Red Bull athlete De Villiers and co-driver Ralph Pitchford will compete in the Volkswagen Rally in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday July 11, 2012

BRITAIN DELIVERS TOYOTA 400,000TH HYBRID IN EUROPE

Auris Hybrid built at Burnaston takes Toyota to another sales landmark Toyota delivered its 400,000th hybrid in Europe yesterday (26 January), a British-built Auris Hybrid from its Burnaston factory in Derbyshire. The vehicle was handed over to Valentine Nkwocha, a company car driver for CTG, an IT company in Belgium.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 27, 2012

OPPOSITES ATTRACT TOYOTA AURIS HSD AND TRD

Toyota South Africa’s latest dynamic duo, the Toyota Auris HSD and the Auris TRD team up to perform a sporty duet that is sure to impress. Spirited performance is what these two newcomers share – how they achieve it, however, is from opposite ends of the technology spectrum.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 15, 2011

TOYOTA CELEBRATES THE START OF A NEW ERA AT JOHANNESBURG INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) this year celebrates 50 proud years in South Africa with its largest ever presence at the Johannesburg International Motor Show. Speaking at the opening of the TSAM exhibition in Hall 6, Dr Johan van Zyl President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors and Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday October 6, 2011

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