Tag: Toyota

Deliveries of all-new Toyota Harrier underway

Deliveries of all-new Toyota Harrier underway

Following the preview of the all-new Toyota Harrier at the Malaysia Auto Show 2017 last November, UMW Toyota Motor received many orders for the model which is being officially sold for the first time in Malaysia. The first units, priced from RM238,000 (excluding insurance, Peninsular Malaysia registration) are now being […]

The safety of pedestrians and other road-users also matter, not just the occupants in the car.

Toyota’s Global Vision towards zero accidents via Automated Driving

At Toyota’s recent Advanced Technology Seminar in its R&D Centre in Belgium, the company explained its Global Vision towards ZERO accidents initiative. Making presentations were Seigo Kuzumaki, Toyota’s Chief Professional Engineer in charge of Safety R&D and Government Affairs of Technology, and Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute […]

Every Toyota/Lexus model to be ‘electrified’ by 2025

Every Toyota/Lexus model to be ‘electrified’ by 2025

Sometime the future, all vehicles may run on electricity and there will no longer be vehicles powered by fossil fuels  – petrol or diesel. However, before that time comes, there is a period of transition which has begun as more companies announce plans to provide ‘electrified’ vehicles in their near-future […]

Latest Toyota Hilux entered for 2018 Dakar Rally

Latest Toyota Hilux entered for 2018 Dakar Rally

The latest generation of the Toyota Hilux will compete in the 2018 Dakar Rally in South America next month. It is the first time that this new generation is entered for what is acknowledged as the world’s toughest off-road race. Three Hilux pick-ups have been prepared by Toyota GAZOO Racing […]

Toyota FT-AC for driving adventures

Toyota FT-AC for driving adventures

Toyota has taken its series of adventure-oriented concept vehicles to the next level with the global premiere of its brash and versatile Future Toyota Adventure Concept, or FT-AC. Displayed for the first time at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, the FT-AC has been conceived as a thoroughly capable […]

Changing times in the Malaysian car industry

Changing times in the Malaysian car industry

In most countries, the car business has evolved in similar ways with a small company introducing the brand to the market by becoming the local distributor. When the volumes are small, the manufacturer does not get involved much other than giving various forms of support to help the business grow. […]