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2017
22
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has finished one of the most demanding rallies of the year with all three cars in the top 10, after entering a trio of drivers for the first time. Making his debut was Esapekka Lappi, who claimed two points by set...
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21
May
2017
With just one day of Rally Portugal left to run, all three Toyota Yaris WRC drivers are in contention for points despite each having to contend with different issues during Saturday’s six stages. Juho Hänninen ends the day in seventh place, Jari-Matt...
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20
May
2017
Friday’s final gravel stage on Rally Portugal provided a cruel surprise for Jari-Matti Latvala, who lost second place after a roll in tricky conditions that also caught out many other drivers. Nonetheless, all three Yaris WRCs are still in strong con...
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19
May
2017
For the first time, three examples of the Toyota Yaris WRC have taken the start of a World Championship rally, with Esapekka Lappi joining regular drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hänninen for Rally Portugal. Following this morning’s shakedown, th...
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16
May
2017
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) announced the winners of the 2017 “Ichiban” European Customer Recommendation Award during a festive event held in Antwerp, Belgium. ...
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16
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing can confirm a modified driver line-up to optimise its competitive level in next month’s Le Mans 24 Hours, the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). ...
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12
May
2017
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team heads to Rally de Portugal (May 18-21) with hopes of accelerating the development of the Yaris WRC in its debut FIA World Rally Championship season. Thanks to some challenging and technical stages, Portugal wi...
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07
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took its second consecutive victory of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a one-two in the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. ...
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06
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing set the fastest lap but missed out on pole position during an incident-packed qualifying for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). ...
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05
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing completed a busy and positive first day by setting the fastest lap time in practice for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). ...
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04
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing regrets to announce that José María López will not compete in the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). ...
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01
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will race with three TS050 HYBRID cars for the first time when the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) heads to Belgium for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. ...
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30
April
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team finished with both crews inside the top 10 for the second time this year, on what was widely acknowledged as the toughest event of the season so far: Rally Argentina. Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila finished...
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30
April
2017
At the end of the longest day of Rally Argentina, both Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hänninen have improved their positions heading into the final leg of the South American event. Latvala climbs to fifth, after a day that was mostly trouble-free, yet n...
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29
April
2017
Both Toyota Yaris WRCs have got to the end of a challenging full opening day of Rally Argentina, featuring the roughest stages seen so far this year, which caused a number of high-profile retirements. Nonetheless, Jari-Matti Latvala is sixth overall,...
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28
April
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRT driver Jari-Matti Latvala was fastest in the shakedown, on his ninth appearance in Argentina, with both Yaris WRC cars also figuring in the top 10 positions on the opening super special stage in Cordoba. However, this was just...
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21
April
2017
The gravel stages of Rally Argentina will provide the next challenge for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team with drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hänninen from April 27 to 30. After the asphalt test of Corsica, round five of the FIA World Rally ...
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18
April
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team test driver Esapekka Lappi and his co-driver Janne Ferm will make their first appearances at the top level of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) on Rally de Portugal in May. ...
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18
April
2017
New Bi-tone edition - part of the continuous refinement of the Auris model range Available in Pearl White, Tokyo Red or Granite Grey with black highlights for a more distinctive and engaging look On sale in Europe from May 2017 ...
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16
April
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing scored a dramatic victory in the 6 Hours of Silverstone after a thrilling opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). ...
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15
April
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will start the 6 Hours of Silverstone from pole position after a one-two in qualifying for the first round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). ...
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14
April
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing got its 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season off to a productive start by setting the fastest lap time in the first practice sessions for the opening round, the 6 Hours of Silverstone. ...
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13
April
2017
Toyota Motor Europe(1) sold 269,000 vehicles in Q1 2017 : +11% versus last year, outperforming the market by 4ppt Reaching 5% market share  Another hybrid sales record with 106,000 vehicles : +50% above last year Representing about 40%...
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13
April
2017
Second consecutive year that the World Green Car title is earned by a Toyota model Prius Plug-in Hybrid was chosen from an initial entry list of 12 new vehicles from all over the world Toyota’s latest PHV is on sale in Europe since March ...
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10
April
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing begins its challenge for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with a new car and revised driver line-up for the season-opening 6 Hours of Silverstone this weekend. ...
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09
April
2017
An unbelievably close finish on the Tour de Corse meant that Jari-Matti Latvala won the Power Stage and secured fourth place on the rally – by the incredible margin of 0.1 seconds, after 316.80 competitive kilometres! The Finn slipped to fifth after ...
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08
April
2017
After a challenging second day in Corsica, on tighter, more twisty and narrower roads than those seen yesterday, both Toyota Yaris WRC drivers made big step forwards after changing the set-up of the car. Both showed themselves capable of setting top-...
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07
April
2017
A consistent performance from Jari-Matti Latvala on the opening day of stages has netted him sixth overnight, with two days of the rally still to go. The Finn steered clear of trouble and secured seventh, fifth, sixth and fifth fastest times on the f...
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03
April
2017
• New Yaris ready to build on third generation model’s success, with market segment share rising to its highest recorded level • Toyota’s European design and engineering teams take leading role in global project • More than 900 new parts introd...
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01
April
2017
Mr Leroy qualified as an engineer from the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Technologies de l’Ingenieur of Nancy in 1981. In 1993 he completed the Management Program at CEDEP/INSEAD. Mr Leroy began his career in the automotive industry in 1982 wit...
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