Tag: Toyota

New Toyota Innova 2.0G and 2.0E

New Toyota Innova 2.0G and 2.0E

Front end on new Innova (left) and on the previous version (right) Following the upgraded Hilux and Fortuner is the Innova, third in the IMV series which Toyota conceived as global products sharing a common platform to maximize economies of scale. Each of the models targets a different segment with […]

2011 Toyota Eco Youth Programme concluded

2011 Toyota Eco Youth Programme concluded

UMW Toyota Motor today announced the results of its annual Toyota Eco Youth (TEY) programme, held for the 11th year under the Environment pillar of its (Corporate Social Responsibility) CSR initiatives. This year’s programme drew exciting new results, with the programme being extended to include community projects in an effort […]

Lexus CT200h owners have first TT

Lexus CT200h owners have first TT

With Facebook and other social media, bringing together people with a common interest is easy these days. And using this medium, the first Lexus CT200h Club was formed in Malaysia. Not surprisingly, from the online world where they first met and interacted, the owners of the Lexus hybrid were eager […]

UMW Toyota Integrated Quality Hub

UMW Toyota Integrated Quality Hub

High quality is not only achieved during the assembly of vehicles but also extends to the delivery of the vehicles to customers. This final process has evolved over the years, from cars being driven by ferry drivers to branches around the country up to the 1980s to being transported by […]

New Toyota Fortuner 2.7V/2.5G

New Toyota Fortuner 2.7V/2.5G

TRD Sportivo version of the latest Fortuner In 2005, Toyota initiated a global new manufacturing strategy that saw the introduction of a new series of models called the ‘Innovative international Multi-purpose Vehicles’ (IMV). The project was a massive undertaking as it would move virtually all activities for the models outside […]

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Over a million Toyota Prius hybrids have been sold worldwide since the model was introduced in the late 1990s. Now in its third generation, the car which made ‘hybrid’ a household name is taking the technology into its second phase with a plug-in recharging capability. This capability enables the car […]

QuickView: New Toyota Hilux

QuickView: New Toyota Hilux

By Chips Yap Group Managing Editor Price: from RM83,700 – RM107,250, depending on version On sale: From September 23, 2011 Tech Highlights: 2494 cc/2982 cc, in-line 4 cyls diesel engine with direct injection, turbocharger and intercooler (3-litre engine only), 163 ps at 3400 rpm/343 Nm at 1400 – 320 rpm […]

New Toyota Hilux launched

New Toyota Hilux launched

[Related articles: First Looks | QuickView Driving Impressions | The IMV Project ] The new Toyota Hilux had its official launch today with a target of 14,000 units to be sold in 2011. Prior to today’s event, Toyota showrooms had already received some 3,000 orders for the new model, the latest version of Malaysia’s best-selling […]

New Toyota Hilux

New Toyota Hilux

For the past 20 years or so, the Koreans have been stalking the Japanese manufacturers in the Malaysian market. Though they had a presence in other markets (including Singapore), they were late into this market so it took them a while to penetrate in a meaningful way. They watched the […]

[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, […]