Toyota Motor Europe will invest around €150 million ($165 million) in its Jelcz-Laskowice and Walbrzych plants, in Poland, to produce two new petrol engines and a hybrid transaxle. Part of the brand’s manufacturing operations in Poland that count over €950 million ($1.043 billion) since operations … read more
Did you know you can use an AK-47 to jump start a car? When it comes to cars there are many fates worse than a dead battery, but few that are more annoying. The cause of a dead battery is usually something that can be attributed to a brain fart, like leaving an interior light on all night. Or it’s … read more
As customers flock to crossovers and SUVs, turning away from family saloons and estates, sales in the mid-size sector continue to plunge in Europe (and elsewhere), With this in mind, Toyota is now seriously considering whether it’s really worth the effort to develop a successor to the current Avensis, … read more
This accident occurred near an industrial area on the Leningrad highway in Murmansk, Russia, where an old Toyota RAV4 SUV sideswiped an incoming truck.
The damage to the RAV4, as you can see, is substantial. The driver and passenger were lucky as far as we can tell, especially since crashing into a … read more
The Toyota Yaris will be competing in the World Rally Championship (WRC) and new rumors suggest that the rally car could spawn a hot hatch variant of the little production car.
This has been the first time in 17 years Toyota has competed in the race, and speaking to AutoExpress, the Japanese automaker’s … read more
The U.K. Government just decided to commit 600 million pounds to fund the proliferation of ultra-low emission vehicles by 2020. Included in that sum is a sizable amount earmarked for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, or FCV’s, and Toyota is getting in on the action with its H2-powered Mirai four-door sedan. … read more
Introduced in 1997 as a replacement for the Carina, the Avensis has been one of Toyota’s most successful vehicles on the European market. Available in both sedan and wagon body styles, the third-gen Avensis was redesigned in 2009 and thoroughly updated in 2015, but the nameplate might not receive … read more
The Toyota RAV4 has been updated for 2017, with the Safety Sense pack now standard on all but the entry-level Active model. Buyers can choose it as a £1,060 option on that car. The pack includes autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, auto high beams and road sign … read more
The Japanese giant is now entering the final developing phase of its rally program – a move that could spawn a brand new hot hatch. Now, Toyota isn’t a stranger to these type of automobiles, but most of the Japanese car maker’s pocket rockets were Japan exclusive back in the day. But that could … read more
The midsize sedan is not really the top player anymore as SUVs emerge as the big dogs all around the world, so it’s understandable why Toyota might be considering the retirement of its well known Avensis nameplate.
Delivered throughout much of the world’s auto markets, the Avensis was first released … read more