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Toyota produces 4.5 millionth British-built car

Corolla - Toyota's 4.5 millionth British-built car

The restart of manufacturing at Toyota’s UK car plant has seen the factory produce its 4.5 millionth vehicle. The milestone model, a Toyota Corolla hybrid hatchback, came off the production line at the Japanese giant’s Burnaston plant in Derbyshire. Production resumed on 26 May following temporary closure due to the …

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Driver Power 2020: Top 10 best car brands revealed

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

Lexus has been named best car maker for the fourth year running in the annual Driver Power ownership survey, published exclusively in Auto Express. Owners said that no other manufacturer builds more reliable cars, or cars that are built better, than Lexus. And not only do the firm’s customers love …

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Lexus RX review

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

The original eco-friendly 4×4 gets a makeover for 2020 and it’s more relevant than ever… Lexus made history in 2005 when it launched the RX 450h – the world’s first luxury hybrid SUV. The RX is now in its fourth generation and its major rivals are in catch-up mode, desperately …

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Toyota celebrates 10 million RAV4 sales

Toyota RAV4 review

Toyota’s ground-breaking RAV4 has reached the 10-million sales milestone globally. After 26 years and five model generations, the SUV is selling better than ever.  In 2019, it was not only the world’s best-selling SUV – it was also the fourth best-selling passenger car overall. North America is by far its …

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Toyota takes to the seas to support the fuel of the future

Energy Observer hydrogen boat and a Toyota Mirai

Energy Observer, the first world’s hydrogen vessel and supported by Toyota, has docked in London as part of its six-year global tour. Having sailed 18,000 emission free nautical miles since leaving St Malo, France, in 2017, the floating laboratory will be based under Tower Bridge, London, from October 5-13, accompanied …

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Milestone as Toyota Land Cruiser sales hit 10 million

Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota is celebrating after cumulative global sales of its iconic Land Cruiser passed the 10-million mark. The Land Cruiser, Toyota’s longest-selling vehicle, was originally launched in 1951 and production has continued for 68 years. From its early days as a mobility vehicle for Japan’s National Police Reserve, there have been …

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Toyota RAV4 review

Toyota RAV4 review

Quite simply, the Toyota RAV4 is the biggest-selling SUV in the world. Originally launched way back in 1994 as the “Recreational Activity Vehicle: 4-wheel drive”, it’s now into its fifth generation. It was a new kind of car – one that combined the go-anywhere performance and rugged stance of an …

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Lexus crowned Britain’s best car brand

Lexus UX

Lexus has been named Best Car Brand in the 2019 Which? Awards, in recognition of its industry-leading technology and the high quality of its vehicles. The Japanese brand beat Hyundai, Mazda and Toyota to the title, and fittingly, the award coincides with the 30th anniversary of the founding of the …

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Top 10 car brands for customer satisfaction

Lexus UX

Japanese car makers led by Lexus have dominated the Driver Power 2019 brand results, claiming six of the Top 10 spots. Hot on the heels of last week’s Driver Power new car results – which saw the Toyota Prius claim victory as the best car on sale today – the …

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Toyota champions futuristic wheelchair designs

Phoenix Instinct wheelchair concept

Toyota has unveiled the five finalists of its Mobility Unlimited Challenge who will share a $4 million prize to use technology to reinvent the wheelchair and help people with lower-limb paralysis. The Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, made the announcement at the Consumer Electronics Show …

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