The new Toyota Corolla Touring Sports will make its first appearance at the Paris Motor Show on 2 October, joining the new Corolla hatchback revealed earlier this year. According to Toyota, this all-new model has “a dynamic design which clearly differentiates it from the hatch as a sleek, refined and versatile wagon”. The new car was developed and created in Europe.
Defra, the government department responsible for the environment, food and rural affairs, is replacing a significant proportion of its diesel company car fleet with British-built Toyota Auris hybrid electric models. The changeover, expected to cover more than 400 vehicles, is already under way and will continue throughout 2018 in a rolling replacement process. The cars will be used by four Defra organisations: Environment Agency, Marine Management Organisation, Rural Payments Agency and Animal and Plant Health Agency.
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) announced today that the third generation Toyota Auris will be built at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s (TMUK) car plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire (UK). TMUK’s factory in Deeside, North Wales will be the main source for its engines
The third generation Auris will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Featuring what Toyota describes as a more dynamic exterior design and with a new 2.0 litre full hybrid powertrain joining the engine line-up, it marks the debut of Toyota’s dual hybrid strategy.
Twenty-five years ago Toyota built its first car in Britain, launching a manufacturing enterprise that has delivered more than four million vehicles to customers in the UK, Europe and beyond