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Toyota to build a new car factory in Malaysia

Toyota to build a new car factory in Malaysia

The Japanese automaker said that, due to a growing demand in Malaysia, it has decided to build a new plant there, scheduled to start making cars in 2019. The Southeast Asian markets are growing at a fast pace and automakers have to quickly adapt their production to meet demand. And […]

9 million hybrids sold by Toyota so far

9 million hybrids sold by Toyota so far

The Japanese automaker, which is the pioneer of hybrid technology, has recently hit a sales milestone and it does not want to stop here. There is no other manufacturer in the automotive industry that has made such huge efforts to promote the hybrid technology than Toyota. The Japanese automaker has […]

Toyota and Uber enter into a ride-sharing partnership

Toyota and Uber enter into a ride-sharing partnership

The world’s biggest automaker has announced its intention to explore ride-sharing services by signing an agreement with Uber. Ride-sharing partnerships are expanding more than ever throughout the automotive world, as carmakers are becoming increasingly interested in offering such services. As part of the newly announced partnership into this direction, Toyota […]

Toyota works with Segway inventor to help disabled people

Toyota works with Segway inventor to help disabled people

The world’s biggest automaker has partnered with Dean Kamen, the inventor of the popular Segway, to de develop a next generation robotic wheelchair for the disabled and elderly community. Toyota announced in November last year its commitment of investing 1 billion dollars to form a research centre focused on artificial […]

Toyota opens its first engine plant in Brazil

Toyota opens its first engine plant in Brazil

The Japanese automaker said its new engine manufacturing facility in Brazil was now fully operational, nearly 4 years after it announced the investment. Toyota committed in 2012 to build its first engine plant in Brazil, as it planned to boost local production on the grounds that the regional market was […]

10 million cars produced by Toyota in Europe

10 million cars produced by Toyota in Europe

The world’s largest automaker by sales hit a major production milestone for its European operations, with 10 million vehicles build so far in the region. Toyota established its first European production site in the late ‘60s, where the Japanese automaker started building cars since 1971 at a small complete knock-down […]

Report – Toyota mulling hardcore C-HR version

Report – Toyota mulling hardcore C-HR version

According to Toyota C-HR’s main engineer Hiro Koba, the brand is now seriously considering the development of a high-performance version to be pitted against the Nissan Juke Nismo. The quirky crossover is not even out across dealerships but the company is already considering the hotter version – though it hasn’t […]