Tag: Toyota

[From our archives] The Toyota IMV Project

Note: This article was originally published on this website in 2005. It contains information which was available at that time and has not been updated.   When it comes to making automobiles, no one does it better that Toyota where cost-efficiency and quality are concerned. With almost seven decades of experience, […]

A s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d Prius!

A s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d Prius!

  Incredible but true… a dealer in Singapore has a stretched Toyota Prius hybrid car! These two pictures were sent to us by our Managing Director who was shocked to see it as he was visiting clients on the island today. If anyone has any information about this car, please […]

Toyota Hybrid technology showcased at IGEM

Toyota Hybrid technology showcased at IGEM

Visitors to the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition and Conference Malaysia (IGEM) had a chance to get a close view the third-generation Toyota Prius – the world’s most popular hybrid car – and its Hybrid Synergy Drive which was displayed by UMW Toyota Motor. The event was an appropriate […]

Toyota EV sets new lap record at Nurburgring

Toyota EV sets new lap record at Nurburgring

Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG), a Toyota subsidiary based in Germany, has set a new lap record for an electric vehicle (EV) at the legendary 20.8-km Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit. The TMG EV P001, with a 100% electric powertrain completed a lap in 7minutes 47.794 seconds to beat the previous lap record […]

JD Power: Honda customers most satisfied

JD Power: Honda customers most satisfied

A Honda dealership in the Klang Valley Shortened delivery times and increased after-sales follow-up contacts have contributed to an improvement in overall new-vehicle sales satisfaction in Malaysia, according to the latest J.D. Power Asia Pacific Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study released today. Now in its ninth year, the study measures […]

US version of all-new Toyota Camry revealed!

US version of all-new Toyota Camry revealed!

Following the teaser video by Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation, which was circulated online early last month, the all-new Toyota Camry was revealed in California yesterday (1 am today Malaysian time). This is the first version of the new generation to be revealed and it is the US […]

BOOK REVIEW: Toyota Under Fire

BOOK REVIEW: Toyota Under Fire

By Chips Yap Group Managing Editor Remember Toyota’s nightmare year when it had to recall millions of vehicles to provide a fix for ‘Sudden Unintended Acceleration’ (SUA) and before they could recover from that, they got hit again with issues related to the brake system of the Prius hybrid? For […]

New Toyota Hilux coming

New Toyota Hilux coming

Flagship of the current Hilux range – the 3.0G Double Cab UMW Toyota Motor will soon be launching a new Hilux pick-up and as a sneak ‘preview’, it has provided some information on its website. The estimated prices and specifications are shown but no pictures. The specifications look similar to […]

More trees to help the environment

More trees to help the environment

22 secondary schools from all over the Klang Valley, whose students participated in the Toyota Eco Rangers (TER) programme, have planted more than 9,000 trees and their initiative will see a reduction of 7 million kgs of carbon dioxide once the trees are fully grown.   The TER programme is […]

More Toyota 3S outlets by 2013

More Toyota 3S outlets by 2013

A Toyota service centre at a 3S outlet  UMW Toyota Motor is aiming to have a network consisting of 80 Toyota sales, service and spare-parts (3S) centres by 2013 and to achieve this goal, it will invest RM300 million. This new investment comes after an earlier investment of over RM400 […]