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Celebrating UK Bronze Success in Toyota's Global Dream Car Art Contest

Celebrating UK Bronze Success in Toyota's Global Dream Car Art Contest
30Posted: 30th Aug 2018

A talented British schoolgirl’s car design has achieved award-winning success in Toyota’s global Dream Car Art contest. Tess Hudson earned her place at the global final by winning the UK’s round of the competition and travelled with her family to Japan to attend the awards ceremony. She enjoyed a five-day trip which included a Toyota factory visit and sight-seeing as well as the awards event. Tess, 11, from Stockport, won a bronze award for her artwork Deep Freeze. Her entry was among 650,000 entered by young people from around the world. Her idea was for a car that can lower the temperat...

Toyota and Uber Extend Collaboration
28Posted: 28th Aug 2018

Toyota and Uber Extend Collaboration

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) today announced that they have agreed to expand their collaboration with the aim of advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale. To accomplish this, technology from each company will be integrated into purpose-built Toyota vehicles to be deployed on Uber's ride-sharing network. Separately, Toyota is...

Auris to be Renamed Corolla
28Posted: 28th Aug 2018

Auris to be Renamed Corolla

Toyota have announced today that they will be dropping the 'Auris' name and replacing it with an old favourite - 'Corolla'. This version will also have two hybrid models but the decision has been made to have no diesel model. WhatCar? have contributed this decision to a "falling demand" in diesel and "41% of the Toyotas purchased in Europe in 2017 were hybirds".  Whilst Brexit opened up a lot of questions regards th...

Toyota Aims to Create a More Inclusive Society with Tokyo 2020
24Posted: 24th Aug 2018

Toyota Aims to Create a More Inclusive Society with Tokyo 2020

As a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is supporting Para sports and contributing to creating a more inclusive society at the grassroots level, as well as through cooperation with The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee) and the broader business community in Japan. During the up...

WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone: Post-Race Statements
21Posted: 21st Aug 2018

WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone: Post-Race Statements

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has lost its one-two victory in the 6 Hours of Silverstone following a post-race technical inspection. The #8 TS050 HYBRID of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso crossed the line to win the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship from Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López in the second-placed #7 TS050 HYBRID. Both cars suffered damage...

Tanak Makes It Two in a Row for Toyota on Rallye Deutschland
20Posted: 20th Aug 2018

Tanak Makes It Two in a Row for Toyota on Rallye Deutschland

Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team are celebrating a second straight victory thanks to Ott Tänak’s dominance of Rallye Deutschland at the weekend. The Estonian, partnered by co-driver Martin Järveoja in the Yaris WRC, finished the event almost 40 seconds clear of the field and was joined on the podium by Esapekka Lappi, who fought his way to third place. “This was definitely the ha...

Silverstone Date Set for Le Mans Winners
14Posted: 14th Aug 2018

Silverstone Date Set for Le Mans Winners

Toyota Gazoo Racing resume their World Endurance Championship campaign with the 6 Hours of Silverstone this weekend, their first outing since winning the Le Mans 24 Hours in June. The No8 car that was driven to the historic victory by Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso has been retired from competition because of its special status in Toyota’s motorsport history and has been preserved ...

Beadles: Brilliant for Business
13Posted: 13th Aug 2018

Beadles: Brilliant for Business

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Toyota Gazoo Racing Seek More Success in Germany
13Posted: 13th Aug 2018

Toyota Gazoo Racing Seek More Success in Germany

After an emphatic victory on home ground in Finland, Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team are looking to maintain their winning form this week in Germany, competing on the asphalt stages of Rallye Deutschland (16 to 19 August). It will be the first time the team have competed on asphalt since Corsica, in April, presenting drivers Jari-Matti Latvala, Esapekka Lappi and Finland victor Ott Tänak wi...

Toyota's 5 Continents Drive Heads to Africa
9Posted: 9th Aug 2018

Toyota's 5 Continents Drive Heads to Africa

Toyota will begin the fifth leg of the 5 Continents Drive project in Africa at the end of August, continuing its global test marathon to gather worldwide knowledge and experience of roads, driving and car ownership. The latest stage of the marathon journey follows the completion of treks across Australia in 2014, the Americas in 2015 and 2016 and Europe in 2017. During the European drive last year th...

Toyota MR2 Championship 10th Anniversary
7Posted: 7th Aug 2018

Toyota MR2 Championship 10th Anniversary

The UK’s Toyota MR2 Championship marks its 10th anniversary at Silverstone this Sunday (12 August) with the grass roots series in fine health, attracting full grids and witnessing hard-fought racing. Run by the 750 Motor Club, the championship caters for all three generations of Toyota’s famous mid-engined roadster, hosting 16 races across eight race weekends at circuits across the country. It has stead...

New Toyota Supra: to see or not to see
3Posted: 3rd Aug 2018

New Toyota Supra: to see or not to see

There comes a time when new prototype vehicles have to escape the restricted access of a development facility and be tested on public roads. Spy photographers lie in wait for this moment, so prototypes are usually disguised, typically with extra body cladding and an optically confusing camouflage pattern. Of course, this kind of masking cannot disguise the physical size of a car. But if you squint a littl...

Land Cruiser Utility Commercial: ready for anything
3Posted: 3rd Aug 2018

Land Cruiser Utility Commercial: ready for anything

This week marks a milestone for Toyota’s legendary Land Cruiser with the start of customer deliveries of the new Land Cruiser Utility Commercial models. It’s the first time Land Cruiser has been available in the UK’s light commercial market, and it promises to make waves by offering the same all-wheel drive, all-road performance that has given the model a worldwide reputation for genuine go-a...

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