Toyota News and Features – 27 May 2016

27 May 2016

The latest from the UK and overseas

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New Hilux
The new Toyota Hilux press kit and images are now available to view and download on the Toyota media website. Read more here

Toyota teams with Uber
Toyota has reached an agreement with the global technology platform Uber to explore how they can co-operate on new ridesharing projects, in line with Toyota’s mission to develop safer and more efficient and convenient mobility. Read more here

Hybrid sales mark another million
The rate of Toyota’s worldwide hybrid sales continues to accelerate with the cumulative total passing the nine million mark this week, just nine months on from the eight million milestone. Read more here

G7 showcase for automated driving
Toyota provided delegates to this week’s G7 summit in Japan with the chance to test drive with its new Urban Teammate automated driving technology. A successor to the Highway Teammate, this system is designed to enable unassisted automated driving on ordinary roads. Read more here

Verso victorious
Toyota’s Verso 1.6 D-4D has been named the Best Real World MPG Performer in the 2016 awards. The honour was based on the real world fuel economy reports of thousands of users of the popular consumer website. Read more here

Meet the iBot
Toyota Motor North America and DEKA Research and Development are working together on a new motorised wheelchair – the iBot – that can “walk” up and down stairs. Read more here

Best of the blog: Namibian adventure
The new Hilux is proving its performance in the mountain and desert terrain of Namibia. Read more here

Media website updates                                  
New Hilux press information and images have been uploaded to the media website. Read more here

Images and video resources
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Toyota social media channels
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Toyota News and Features – 27 May 2016


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