Toyota’s popular Picnic MPV has earned top marks in safety tests performed under the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP). Picnic received a 4-star rating – equal to the highest rating awarded to date.
A leading independent fostering agency is switching its fast-growing car fleet to Toyota – and its social workers have been surprised to find that the manufacturer’s new-generation petrol engines are as economical on fuel as their previous diesel-powered cars.
Derbyshire Police has boosted its fleet of Toyota RAV4 response vehicles used for rural duties in the Peak District – and on the strength of its positive experiences with Toyota, it is now evaluating Land Cruiser for motorway patrol work and Corolla as a general response vehicle.
Toyota is in final preparations for a late May launch of its ‘Crayon’ * electric vehicle commuter system, a 21st century-minded, environmentally-friendly mobility system that combines its small two-seater electric ‘e-com’ commuter vehicle and the latest IT technologies.