It all seems such a long time ago, but new car registrations in the UK for 2019 dropped by 2.4 per cent compared to the previous year. Out of all of the car makers that sell products in the UK, more than half of them saw a drop in sales compared to the previous year. […]
Toyota is opening another chapter in its zero emission vehicle strategy with the announcement of a battery electric version of its Proace City compact van. The new model will join the battery electric Proace medium duty van in the Toyota Professional light commercial vehicle range.
Toyota has announced order book opening dates and prices for two new models that will swell its range of SUVs in the New Year: RAV4 Plug-in, the first plug-in hybrid version of the world’s best-selling SUV, and the all-new Highlander Hybrid, the first version of the large SUV to be sold in the UK.
Toyota began development of a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle in 1992, introducing the Mirai saloon to world markets in 2014. Now a new generation Mirai is being launched, a car that Toyota says takes FCEV technology to a higher level and offers “more emotional customer appeal in terms of dynamic, contemporary styling and more rewarding driving performance”.
The new updated Toyota Hilux reaps the benefits of suspension and steering revisions and the availability of a new, automatic limited-slip differential that improve its on-road ride and handling and its off-road controllability. The Hilux retains its body-on-frame construction, a design now rare in its segment. Toyota says the ladder frame chassis is both highly durable and gives the Hilux the torsional rigidity to deal with the most severe twisting forces when driving over rough terrain.