ARTICLES RELATING TO TOYOTA

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:42

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

Toyota's FCV marks fuel-cell future

2014-04-17 13:46

Toyota's FCV Concept will soon become a reality for the automaker with a fuel-celled car.

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 11:15

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show, environmental concerns and the slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy.

Hilux, Yaris in giant Toyota recall

2014-04-09 15:26

Toyota will recall 6.39-million vehicles for faults ranging from steering issues to seats in the automaker's second-largest recall yet.

Hilux, Yaris in giant Toyota recall

2014-04-09 11:19

Toyota will recall 6.39-million vehicles for faults ranging from steering issues to seats in the automaker's second-largest recall yet. South Africa is affected!

Ford truimps in KZN Dealer 450

2014-04-07 15:29

Ford took a one-two victory with drivers Manfred Schroder and Japie Badenhorst leading the way at the Toyota Dealer 450.

Dakar-styled Hilux returns to SA

2014-04-07 11:52

Toyota has again paid homage to driver Giniel de Villiers' for his fourth place in the world’s toughest overland race – the Dakar Rally. Would you want a 2014 Hilux Dakar Edition?

Toyota execs to dodge jail?

2014-03-25 12:15

Toyota will pay the equivalent of R13-billion to settle accusations that it sought to cover up an accelerator problem in Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Lawyer's believe it's unlikely anyone will go to jail...

Toyota execs to dodge jail?

2014-03-25 10:11

Toyota will pay the equivalent of R13-billion to settle accusations that it sought to cover up an accelerator problem in Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Lawyer's believe it's unlikely anyone will go to jail...

Toyota slapped with R13bn 'lies' penalty

2014-03-20 12:00

Toyota has been slapped with a hefty penalty for misleading the public about safety issues in its cars... The automaker will have to dig deep for the R13-billion fine.

Toyota slapped with R13bn 'lies' penalty

2014-03-20 08:40

Toyota has been slapped with a hefty penalty for misleading the public about safety issues in its cars... The automaker will have to dig deep for the R13-billion fine.

Baa baa busted: 20 sheep in getaway Tazz

2014-03-18 13:15

How many sheep can you fit into a Toyota Tazz? Well, a driver arrested in Mpumalanga may have the answer - 20. The would-be thief was busted for using a Tazz as a getaway-car for stolen sheep!

New kit, auto for popular RAV4

2014-03-18 08:19

Toyota spruces its local Rav4 line-up with the launch of a new auto transmission and increased trim for its top-of-the-range 2.2D. What's more, the entire range benefits from increased equipment.

Toyota 1-2 in KZN S2000 rally

2014-03-17 10:36

Toyota scored a 1-2 in the all-wheel drive S2000 class during the opening round of the 2014 South African National Rally championship, the Tour Natal.

Sassy Toyota Aygo sets up in Geneva

2014-03-06 10:04

The next Toyota Aygo, revealed at the 2014 Geneva auto show is, Toyota says, another example of its commitment to cars that catch the eye and are "genuinely fun to drive".

Automakers tap smartphone technology

2014-03-03 16:45

Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in austerity-scarred Europe.

'Blue light' Beemer in hit-and-run?

2014-02-28 14:11

A man has been killed, apparently by a vehicle carrying "blue lights", on Gauteng's Ben Schoeman Highway at the Jean Avenue junction in Pretoria.

Toyota Prius recall: SA affected

2014-02-12 13:36

Toyota has recalled all 1.9-million of its third-generation Prius because of a programming glitch in its hybrid system.

Oz auto crisis: Unions to blame?

2014-02-12 08:19

Australian government treasurer Joe Hockey believes one of Toyota's reasons for quitting Australia was union militancy but the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union denies it.

SA market woes: Toyota responds

2014-02-10 15:00

High vehicle prices, struggling rand and low consumer confidence... Conditions are troubling in the South African vehicle market.

Spirit of Waku-doki: New Corolla in SA

2014-02-10 12:00

The 11th generation of Toyota’s Corolla has arrived in South Africa and Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS got behind the wheel of the automaker’s new flagship. What’s more, the new Corolla forms part of a 30-model offensive in SA!

Australia's last car maker calls it quits

2014-02-10 10:24

Toyota says it will stop making cars in Australia in 2017, as the car maker presses on with a R1bn investment at its Prospecton plant in Durban.

SA market woes: Toyota responds

2014-02-10 08:48

High vehicle prices, struggling rand and low consumer confidence... Conditions are troubling in the South African vehicle market. Wheels24 speaks to Toyota SA's Calvyn Hamman...

Sliding rand boosts and burdens companies

2014-02-09 13:00

The tumbling rand has been both a blessing and a curse for corporate South Africa, ranging from a windfall for mining houses to saddling manufacturers.

Toyota SA bets R1bn on Corolla

2014-02-05 13:11

Toyota SA has celebrated the start of local volume production of the new Toyota Corolla – the 11th generation of the world’s best-selling car.

 

China gears up for massive auto show

2014-04-17 14:01

As automakers will flock to Bejing for the 2014 Chinese auto show to showcase all the latest concepts and new models.

Toyota to launch a hydrogen powered car

2014-04-17 12:36

Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the Prius, the first successful gasoline-electric hybrid car. Now, the firm is trying to do the same with a technology that seems straight out of science fiction.

Toyota's FCV marks fuel-cell future

2014-04-17 09:52

Toyota's FCV Concept will soon to become a reality for the automaker and marks the automaker's first hydrogen fuel cell-powered car.

Pub-lunch stop leaves car in canal

2014-04-09 14:52

A romantic day out turned to disaster for a driver who, while having a pint, was informed his Toyota was bobbing in a nearby canal.

Pub-lunch stop leaves car in canal

2014-04-08 13:27

A romantic day out turned to disaster for a driver who, while having a pint, was informed his Toyota was bobbing in a nearby canal. What's worse, the poor guy might lose his job.

Dakar-styled Hilux returns to SA

2014-04-07 14:22

Toyota has again paid homage to driver Giniel de Villiers' for his fourth place in the world’s toughest overland race – the Dakar Rally.

Toyota execs to dodge jail?

2014-03-25 14:28

Toyota will pay the equivalent of R13-billion to settle accusations that it sought to cover up an accelerator problem in its vehicles.

Toyota i-Road hits the streets

2014-03-25 11:47

Toyota has launched the first public trials of its ultra-compact i-Road electric three-wheeled “personal mobility vehicle”. Check out the i-Road in action! GALLERY

Toyota slapped with R13bn 'lies' penalty

2014-03-20 15:24

Toyota has been slapped with a hefty penalty for misleading the public about safety issues in its cars.

Toyota to pay $1.2bn penalty over safety

2014-03-20 10:01

Toyota will pay a record $1.2bn to resolve a criminal probe into safety issues in a deal that could show US authorities' approach.

New kit, auto for popular RAV4

2014-03-18 15:19

Toyota spruces its local Rav4 line-up with the launch of a new auto transmission and increased trim for its top-of-the-range 2.2D.

Baa baa busted: 20 sheep in getaway Tazz

2014-03-18 09:41

How many sheep can you fit into a Toyota Tazz? Well, a driver arrested in Mpumalanga may have the answer - 20. The would-be thief was busted for using a Tazz as a getaway-car for stolen sheep!

KZN rally: Toyota dominates S1600 class

2014-03-17 10:37

A beefy little Toyota Etios proved its worth in the S1600 class during the first round of the SA National rally in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

Nissan wants stake in SA's taxi business

2014-03-10 20:26

Around 1 200 new taxis are sold every month and about 80% of them are Toyota's, but Nissan is planning to make inroads into the industry after an 18-year hiatus.

How to act in a hijacking

2014-03-05 13:00

If the worst happens, here’s how to give your family the best chance.

'Blue light' Beemer in hit-and-run?

2014-02-28 14:39

A man has been killed, apparently by a vehicle carrying "blue lights", on Gauteng's Ben Schoeman Highway. Read more.

Toyota test wireless charging for EVs

2014-02-14 14:29

Recharging a Toyota plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicle could be as simple as parking the car near a charging station without the need for cables, as the automaker test wireless charging technology.

Toyota Prius recall: SA affected

2014-02-12 09:21

Toyota has recalled all 1.9-million of its third-generation Prius because of a programming glitch in its hybrid system. It could shut down 'possibly while being driven'. What's more, South African owners are affected!

Oz crisis: 50 000 jobs to be axed?

2014-02-11 15:09

Ford, Mitsubishi, Holden, Toyota... Australia could be facing an economic crisis the likes of which haven't been seen 'since the Great Depression' with 50 000 jobs on the line.

Headed for SA: Next Subaru Legacy

2014-02-10 11:37

Subaru unveiled its next Legacy at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show sporting a new design, a host of new features and upmarket trim. And it could be headed for South Africa in 2015.

Toyota ends 50 years in Oz

2014-02-10 10:22

Toyota is to close its vehicle production plant in Australia despite appeals by prime minister Tony Abbott - a move that will leave the country with no auto manufacturing .

Spirit of Waku-doki: New Corolla in SA

2014-02-10 07:36

The 11th generation of Toyota’s Corolla has arrived in South Africa and Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS got behind the wheel of the automaker’s new flagship. What’s more, the new Corolla forms part of a 30-model offensive in SA!

Toyota bets on SA with R1bn investment

2014-02-05 17:00

Toyota's R1bn investment in producingits new Corolla model in South Africa, is seen as a vote of confidence in the local auto sector despite strikes last year.

Toyota SA bets R1bn on Corolla

2014-02-05 13:00

Toyota SA has celebrated the start of local volume production of the new Toyota Corolla – the 11th generation of the world’s best-selling car.

 
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