ARTICLES RELATING TO TOYOTA

Toyota recalls 3.4m cars over airbags, fuel tanks

2016-06-29 12:57

Toyota Motor is recalling about 3.4 million cars to repair separate flaws involving leaky fuel tanks and curtain air bags that may crack and injure occupants.

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WATCH: The heartbreaking moment Toyota lost the Le Mans 24 hours

Watch the dramatic last few minutes of the Le Mans 24 hours race as Porsche claimed a dramatic win as Toyota failed on final lap.

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Toyota SA launches new Yaris Bi-tone

2016-06-17 07:38

The Toyota Yaris has been given a few new body colours for the 2016 model year.

Here's how kids can customise their own car interior

2016-06-13 07:19

Toyota will be exhibiting a new concept at the 2016 Tokyo Toy Show that is aimed at igniting an interest in motoring.

5 things you should know about Toyota's new SA-bound Prius

2016-06-08 08:36

Toyota's fourth-generation Prius will be launched in South Africa in June 2016. We list 5 things you should know about the world's best-selling hybrid.

Takata saga: 7 automakers, 4.4-million cars recalled

2016-06-03 09:35

Seven automakers are adding nearly 4.4-million vehicles in the US to the massive Takata airbag inflator recall.

Toyota to invest in Uber

2016-05-25 11:23

Toyota is investing in Uber, making it the latest automaker to back the ride-hailing app.

Durban plans to develop R11.5bn auto-supply park

2016-05-25 07:35

South Africa plans to start developing a R11.5bn automotive-supply park south of Durban in 2018 as part of its effort to increase investment in local-parts production.

Zuma praises Toyota as expansion adds 4 000 jobs

2016-05-24 12:51

President Jacob Zuma has praised Toyota for its expansion project in Durban, which will result in the employment of 4 000 people to make the Hilux and Fortuner models.

Takata airbags: Toyota recalls 1.6 million vehicles

2016-05-24 08:31

Toyota is recalling an additional 1.6 million vehicles affected by faulty airbags created by embattled supplier Takata

 

Toyota's new crash test dummies to aid child safety

2016-06-24 10:59

Toyota has expanded its crash test dummy family by adding dolls that 'replicate the physical characteristics of children aged 10, six and three'.

Toyota tech guru: Robots to dictate the future

2016-06-20 09:07

Toyota believes its $1-billion investment will start showing, and be influential, within the next five years.

Toyota gets bullish on plug-in hybrids with new Prius Prime

2016-06-15 09:57

As the fourth-generation Prius is launched in South Africa in June, Toyota says it may not have been as bullish as rivals in pushing its plug-in hybrids.

Most valuable car brands: Toyota on top, Tesla beats VW!

2016-06-10 12:29

Toyota has retained its position as the world's 'most valuable automotive brand', while Tesla makes the top 10 global list, according to a major global study.

Top selling bakkies in SA: Hilux still No.1 in May

2016-06-06 11:13

The new Hilux topped the vehicle sales charts in May 2016, assisting Toyota in gaining a 22.5% market share. We list the top selling bakkies in SA.

And SA's top vehicle brand for customer service is...

2016-05-27 14:31

The latest Ipsos SA vehicle survey results has been released. Find out which automaker rates highest in terms of customer purchasing and vehicle service.

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This Toyota Supra crashing into a house could have been avoided

A video shows a Toyota Supra Mk4 driver behaving like a lunatic in a neighbourhood. Watch the 'destroyer of the peace' manage one successful ride up the road before crashing into someone's home.

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Here's how Toyota will spend its R6.1-billion investment in SA

2016-05-24 15:05

Toyota has invested R6.1-billion in its Durban factory for the local production of its Hilux and Fortuner models.

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This 4x4 river-crossing is nerve-wracking

Watch Richard Hull and Brendan Braam drive their Toyota Land Cruiser 80 series across Australia's Margaret river. The duo make it halfway with relative ease before the water level rises...

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Toyota's R6.1bn SA investment: Zuma to 'launch' Hilux, Fortuner

2016-05-24 07:47

South African president, Jacob Zuma, will launch the new Toyota Hilux and Fortuner as part of the automaker's R6.1-billion investment into the local automotive industry.

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