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TÄNAK and TOYOTA Triumphant in Argentina

TÄNAK and TOYOTA Triumphant in Argentina
30Posted: 30th Apr 2018

Ott Tänak and the Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team secured an impressive victory on Rally Argentina, the young Estonian claiming his first win for the team in only his fifth event at the wheel of the Yaris WRC. Tänak and co-driver Martin Järveoja dominated the all-gravel rally, holding the lead from the end of the first full day of competition on Friday through to its climax on Sunday. En route to the winner’s podium, they won 10 stages and were able to control their advantage over the field through Sunday to finish more than 33 seconds clear of their nearest challengers. Celebrating ...

Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept Debuts on Gran Turismo Sport
27Posted: 27th Apr 2018

Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept Debuts on Gran Turismo Sport

Following its headline-grabbing world debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March, the Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept is now available on Gran Turismo Sport™, exclusively on PlayStation®4. Every detail of the car has been meticulously modelled for the game, from the striking exterior to the competition-focused cockpit, giving gamers an immersive experience where they can take it to t...

Toyota Safety Sense Picks Up First in FIRSTCAR Awards
27Posted: 27th Apr 2018

Toyota Safety Sense Picks Up First in FIRSTCAR Awards

Toyota’s advanced safety systems have been recognised at the inaugural FirstCar Awards, winning the Best Safety Technology category. The awards by FirstCar magazine, a publication focussed on learner and newly qualified drivers, highlight and celebrate excellence in driving instruction, safety technology and vehicles from the viewpoint of young drivers. Toyota Safety Sense is a range of ac...

From Playful Puppy to Proficient Guide Dog
25Posted: 25th Apr 2018

From Playful Puppy to Proficient Guide Dog

New Toyota film captures early training for sponsored pup Banjo. Banjo the Labrador Retriever is as a playful as any other puppy, but for this young dog the fun is combined with early training in the behaviour and skills to become a loyal and trusted guide dog. Banjo’s lifetime career is being funded through Toyota’s on-going support for Guide Dogs, the national charity that helps people with sight los...

Team KIA Raise £50,000 Running London Marathon
25Posted: 25th Apr 2018

Team KIA Raise £50,000 Running London Marathon

Team of eight raise £50,000 for The Children’s Trust Over 2,000 miles covered in training With enough training miles under their belts for a round trip to Kia’s factory in Slovakia, Team Kia has raised £50,000 to support children’s charity ‘The Children’s Trust’ at the 2018 London Marathon. With President and CEO Paul Philpott running for the second year, he was joined by seven colleagues f...

KIA Motors Reveals Models for Chinese Market at 2018 Beijing Motor Show
25Posted: 25th Apr 2018

KIA Motors Reveals Models for Chinese Market at 2018 Beijing Motor Show

All-new Kia YI PAO urban SUV enhances SUV line-up in China, alongside newly launched China-exclusive Kia Sportage The Kia Telluride concept car makes Chinese debut Kia Motors completes full SUV line-up for China with current SUV models including KX3, KX5, and KX7 Kia to lead New Energy Vehicle market in China with K5 Plug-in Hybrid Kia Motors Corporation’s Chinese j...

KIA Launches Second-Generation K900 Luxury Saloon in Select Markets
24Posted: 24th Apr 2018

KIA Launches Second-Generation K900 Luxury Saloon in Select Markets

New K900 saloon to strengthen global presence of Kia brand Designed collaboratively in Kia’s design studios in Korea and California Spacious, minimalist interior adorned with premium wood and metal Full-time all-wheel drive system provides comfort and confidence No plans to bring K900 to UK   Kia Motors has revealed its all-new Kia K900 flagship luxury saloon. The res...

DEFRA Replaces 400 Diesel Cars with British-Built Toyota AURIS Hybrids
19Posted: 19th Apr 2018

DEFRA Replaces 400 Diesel Cars with British-Built Toyota AURIS Hybrids

Defra, the government department responsible for the environment, food and rural affairs, is replacing a significant proportion of its diesel company car fleet with British-built Toyota Auris hybrid electric models. The changeover, expected to cover more than 400 vehicles, is already under way and will continue throughout 2018 in a rolling replacement process. The cars will ...

Waymo & Jaguar Land Rover Announce Long-Term Partnership
17Posted: 17th Apr 2018

Waymo & Jaguar Land Rover Announce Long-Term Partnership

Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo today announce a long?term strategic partnership. Together, the two companies will develop the world’s first premium self?driving electric vehicle for Waymo’s driverless transportation service.  Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo (formerly Google self-driving car project) will work together to design and engineer self-driving Jaguar I?PACE vehicles. This long-term st...

Toyota's New Auris Smokes the Opposition in Drifting Debut Victory
17Posted: 17th Apr 2018

Toyota's New Auris Smokes the Opposition in Drifting Debut Victory

The all-new Toyota Auris is already staking its claim to being a rebel under the skin, transformed into a 1,000-horsepower track hero of Formula Drift in the hands of champion driver Fredric Aasbø. The racing prototype version of the new model recently posted a smoke-billowing win on its debut in the first round of the 2018 series at Long Beach, California. The road-going new ...

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