Toyota Europe - Archive
2017
24
January
2017
In anticipation of the Euro 6c standard and the RDE (Real Driving Emission) homologation standard, Toyota is fitting the Yaris with a new 1.5 litre petrol engine to replace the current 1.3 litre. Part of the ESTEC (Economy with Superior Thermal Effic...
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23
January
2017
To celebrate the launch of the new Toyota C-HR, the new stylish C-crossover model in the line-up, Toyota challenged some of Europe’s best visual storytellers to capture the spirit of urban flow through the reflection of its new coupe crossover. The r...
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22
January
2017
Latvala second on Rallye Monte-Carlo as TOYOTA GAZOO Racing makes its debut   ...
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21
January
2017
Latvala third for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing heading into final day of Monte-Carlo   ...
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20
January
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing just off provisional podium in first full day of competition   ...
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20
January
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing sets top-three time on first day of Rallye Monte-Carlo   ...
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19
January
2017
Toyota drivers ready for action after successful shakedown   ...
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17
January
2017
13 global industry leaders join together in promoting hydrogen to help meet climate goals Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have today launched a global initiative to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydroge...
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15
January
2017
Dakar 2017 drew to a close in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, after Stage 12 of the world’s toughest motor race. The event, run over thirteen days in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, saw three SA-built Toyota Hilux race vehicles finish in the ...
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14
January
2017
Stage 11 of Dakar 2017 was another long, hot slog for the crews taking part in the world’s toughest motor race. For Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, it was also a nail biting penultimate stage to the event, which saw Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von ...
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13
January
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has completed its testing program ahead of its long-awaited return to the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) after a break of 17 years and is ready for the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo. The event takes place from January 19th-22nd...
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13
January
2017
It was a long, hot and tough day for Toyota on Dakar 2017, as the crews faced Stage 10 of the iconic race, from Chilecito to San Juan. The 449 km racing stage started at an altitude near 3,000 metres, but later dropped down to 1,000 metres above sea ...
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12
January
2017
In creating the GT86, Toyota set out to engineer a car that captures the purest pleasures of driving, a coupe that is simple, focused and, above all, fun. As a distillation of the classic sports car qualities of compact size, agile handling, responsi...
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12
January
2017
At the forthcoming Geneva International Motor Show (March 9th-19th, 2017), Toyota will reveal a new Yaris high performance derivative. Displayed alongside with the new Yaris WRC that will debut at Monte Carlo Rally on January 19th, this new sports ve...
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11
January
2017
The Argentine town of Abra Pampa isn’t much more than a spec on the map, but at the end of Stage 8 of Dakar 2017, it served as a makeshift bivouac for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. The team was forced to complete an entire service on the side of the road n...
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10
January
2017
Hailed by many as the toughest Dakar in many years, the 2017 edition of the world’s toughest motor race has seen its fair share of challenges. The extreme weather conditions experienced in the northern parts of Bolivia saw Stage 6 cancelled, and Stag...
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09
January
2017
With the first half of Dakar 2017 done and dusted, it was time for the race crews to relax a bit, on the so-called ‘rest day’ of the 12-stage race. While the rest day may offer some respite to the race crews, however, it is one of the busiest days on...
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07
January
2017
Dakar 2017 started with a bang, as many of the top names ran into difficulties during the opening stages. This seemed to be the new trend, as Stage 5 of the iconic event brought a new curveball: Rain, rain and more rain. So much so that the stage had...
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06
January
2017
Toyota Motor Europe(1) sold 928,500 vehicles in 2016, +6% versus last year, outperforming the market 7th consecutive record year for hybrid sales, 295,000 vehicles, +41% above last year and now represent 32% of TME sales Best-ever sales result fo...
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06
January
2017
The first three stages of Dakar 2017 brought a mix of emotions for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. First came an opening stage win for Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel (#301), which filled the team with pride and confidence. Stage two brought a second-pl...
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05
January
2017
What started as an exciting, ding-dong battle on Stage 3, as former winners Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Gazoo Racing SA) and Stephane Peterhansel (Peugeot) went head-to-head on the 364 km stage, turned to disappointment for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA when ...
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04
January
2017
Stage 2 of Dakar 2017 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA bank another good performance, with Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel (#301) posting the second-fastest time of the day. Teammates Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz (#302...
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03
January
2017
It was a picture perfect start for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, as Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel (#301) triumphed in the opening stage of the race, a 26th stage victory for Al-Attiyah on the Dakar Rally. Giniel de Villiers and navigator D...
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02
January
2017
To most people, the first day of a new year is traditionally a day of rest, but January 1st saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA complete their final pre-race preparations, including crossing the ceremonial start podium in downtown Asunción. ...
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01
January
2017
The final day of 2016 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA complete the all-important administrative checks and pre-race scrutineering, the final hurdle to clear before the start of Dakar 2017. The comprehensive administrative and safety checks had to be done ...
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2016
19
December
2016
In 2015, Toyota Motor Corporation entered into a sponsorship agreement with the International Olympic Committee to become part of The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme. From 2017, Toyota will work with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Orga...
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16
December
2016
New Prius has received the title of ‘Best In Class 2016’ large family car from Euro NCAP. ...
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13
December
2016
At the occasion of the reveal of Toyota’s Yaris WRC car in Helsinki today, the company also signalled its return to the ‘hot hatch’ market. ...
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13
December
2016
Today TOYOTA GAZOO Racing launched the Toyota Yaris WRC and presented its driver line-up for the 2017 season.   ...
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09
December
2016
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) announced today several executive level appointments at its European Headquarters and Affiliates. These changes follow Toyota’s executive and management rotations that take place regularly at global, pan-European and nati...
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