Toyota unveils new GR86 sports car that will cost around £30,000

While other manufacturers are fast-tracking the demise of the combustion engine with the release of electric car after electric car, Toyota is making the most of petrol power while it still can by adding another performance model to its ranks that will get enthusiasts’ pulses racing when it goes on sale next year. Called the … Read more

Toyota Yaris named European Car of the Year 2021

Toyota’s Yaris has won the coveted European Car of the Year, defeating the likes of the new fully-electric Fiat 500 and Volkswagen ID.3 as well as Land Rover’s Defender SUV to claim the award.  The Japanese supermini – which starts from £19,910 in the UK – was crowned in a ceremony in Geneva on Monday afternoon. … Read more

Toyota Yaris named European Car of the Year 2021

Toyota’s Yaris has won the coveted European Car of the Year, defeating the likes of the new fully-electric Fiat 500 and Volkswagen ID.3 as well as Land Rover’s Defender SUV to claim the award.  The Japanese supermini – which starts from £19,910 in the UK – was crowned in a ceremony in Geneva on Monday afternoon. … Read more

Toyota warns over future of its UK car making under No Deal Brexit

Dr Johan van Zyl, president and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe, has sounded a Brexit trade deal warning The boss of Toyota in Europe says a No Deal Brexit would be a ‘disaster’ that could put the brakes on the chances of the Japanese giant building future planned electric cars in the UK. Ultimately it … Read more

Toyota steps on the gas with new hydrogen fuel cell Mirai and cuts price

Toyota is stepping on the gas with its new and sleeker second-generation Mirai – and slashing its price by 20 per cent to encourage a ten-fold increase in sales. The Mirai is the Japanese car giant’s hydrogen-powered electric fuel-cell car that not only offers green zero emissions motoring, but actually cleans and purifies the air … Read more

Land Rover driver repeatedly rams into parked Toyota in shocking ‘parking row’ on London street

Land Rover driver repeatedly rams into parked Toyota in ‘parking row’ in London A driver smashed his Land Rover into a parked Toyota in Canning Town, London Footage shows the 4×4 crumple the parked car’s bonnet after hitting it head on  Social media users suggested a parking row sparked the shocking incident By Joe Davies … Read more

Toyota GR Yaris: The £30k rally car for the road

As red devils go, Toyota’s rally-inspired and derived GR Yaris can certainly burn tarmac with fiery intensity. Fitting therefore that I should take it on an energetic spin through some heavenly country lanes on a route that included a pit-stop at an aptly named area of outstanding natural beauty – with breath-taking views near Brighton … Read more

Toyota Mirai popemobile means his Holiness is now using hydrogen power

His Holiness’ hydrogen car: Toyota converts $80,000 fuel-cell Mirai into a Popemobile to be used by the supreme pontiff in Japan next month Toyota has converted a Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicles into a popemobile It has the traditional raised platform for the Pope to stand or sit in The hydrogen car has a range … Read more

RAY MASSEY: New Toyota Yaris dodges the cardinal sin of being boring

For motorists looking for a highly reliable, economical car, Toyota has traditionally been a safe bet, if a little unadventurous. But Toyota’s anglophile president Akio Toyoda, who when living and working in London in the Eighties used to whizz around in an original Mini, wanted to add some pizzazz. Toyotas ‘must not be boring’, he … Read more

Elon Musk’s Tesla overtakes Toyota as most valuable car maker

Tesla Inc eclipsed Toyota to become the world’s most valuable automaker on Wednesday as it stock value soared to record highs. Shares of the Elon Musk-owned company climbed five percent in early morning trade to a record of $1,133, boosting the company’s market cap to $209.47 billion – $6 billion more than Toyota. The shares’ … Read more