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  • The biggest car launches of 2014 3 days ago

    The year 2014 that began with the biennial automotive show witnessed the launch of a wide range of cars targeted at masses. While Maruti launched its first new sedan car in seven years, Honda introduced its first MPV in 2014. Here is our list of the biggest car launches of...
  • Toyota recalls 5,834 Corolla Altis diesel models in India November 29, 2014

    When it comes to marques that have been issuing recalls in India, Toyota tops the list. The manufacturer, a few weeks back recalled the Camry model and is now bringing the Corolla Altis diesel variants back to the workshops. 5,834 cars are being recalled for replacing a component which fails...
  • Toyota Mirai: Toyota to start sales of its first mass-market fuel cell car next month November 18, 2014

    Tokyo: There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world's largest automaker announced Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in Japan on December 15 and...
  • Toyota issues recall for 119 Camry cars in India November 13, 2014

    Toyota's recall session in India this year started with the Innova and now its flagship, the Camry follows suit. 119 units of the Camry which were manufactured between March and July 2011 are being recalled. These cars were made in Japan and Toyota says there could be a possible defect...
  • Toyota launches new hatchback Etios Liva, sedan Etios at Rs 4.76 lakh onwards October 15, 2014

    Toyota has launched refreshed versions of the Etios sedan and Etios Liva hatch. Prices start at Rs 4.76 lakh for the Liva petrol and go up to Rs 6.95 lakh for the top-end Liva diesel. The base Etios petrol meanwhile starts at Rs 5.74 lakh while the range topping diesel...
  • Delhi Police station heads to get Toyota Innovas June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The 180 police stations across Delhi are set to be equipped with the swifter, roomier and coollooking Toyota Innova vehicles, with the staid old Gypsies being relegated to the background. Delhi Police already have around 600 of these multiutility vehicles being used as mobile patrolling vans. Now the Innovas...
  • Toyota recalls 2.27 million vehicles globally over airbag defect June 11, 2014

    Tokyo: Toyota on Wednesday recalled 2.27 million vehicles globally over a defect that could see airbags fail to deploy in a crash and also posed a fire risk, dealing another blow to the Japanese giant's safety record. The world's biggest automaker said the latest call back involved 20 models, including its...
  • Toyota launches all new Corolla Altis in India at Rs 11.99 lakh May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) launched an all new version of its premium sedan Corolla Altis priced between Rs 11.99 lakh and Rs 16.89 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). The vehicle was unveiled in February at the Auto Expo 2014 and is the 11th generation of the Corolla model. It will...
  • Overdrive: Review of 2014 BMW X5, Toyota Etios Cross May 24, 2014

    In this episode of overdrive, we review the 2014 BMW X5 and Toyota's Etios Cross. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Toyota recalling 5,16,000 vehicles in 3 recalls May 23, 2014

    Detroit: Toyota said it's recalling 5,16,000 vehicles worldwide, including 4,30,500 in the US, for three separate safety problems, including brakes that can activate without warning. The company said it has no reports of accidents or injuries due to the defects. In all three cases, the company will alert owners and dealers...
  • Toyota Etios Cross launched in India at Rs 5.76 lakh May 7, 2014

    Toyota India has launched its Etios Cross compact crossover at Rs 5.76 lakh, exDelhi. The Etios Cross comes in four variants, two for the petrol and two for the diesel respectively. Petrol variants are named 'G' and 'V' while the diesel ones are named as 'GD' and 'VD'. The Etios Cross...
  • Toyota to launch Etios Cross in India on May 9 May 4, 2014

    Toyota will launch the Etios Cross in India on May 9. Showcased for the first time at the Auto Expo in February this year, the Etios Cross is set to take on the Volkswagen Cross Polo. While Volkswagen failed to impact the markets in a fashion they would have...
  • Explained: Everything you should know about vehicle recalls May 1, 2014

    In just over three months this year, the global automotive industry is already getting uncomfortably close to surpassing the recall figures for all of 2013. On April 9, 2014 Toyota announced a global call back of nearly 70 lakh units, including about 50,000 Innovas in India and a few vehicles that...
  • Toyota Karnataka plant re-opens after a month long lock down, production starts April 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Toyota's production woes are finally over and the car maker has restarted operations in its Karnataka plant starting Tuesday. The shutters of Toyota Kirloskar Motors' Karnataka plant are finally open after a 37-day long hiatus. It all started on March 16 when the company responded to an alleged internal...
  • Toyota to recall 45,000 units of Innova in India April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said it will recall 44,989 units of multi-purpose vehicle Innova manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008 in India to rectify a faulty cable on the steering wheel. The move is part of a global recall of 6.39 million vehicles announced by Japanese parent...
  • 2014 Toyota Corolla Altis bookings open in India April 1, 2014

    Toyota will be launching their 2014 Corolla Altis in India likely by the end of April. Toyota dealers have already started taking bookings with a Rs 50,000 down payment. The petrol will come in five trims - J, G, G CVT, GL and the top VL, while the diesel will...
  • Honda, Toyota to launch fuel-cell cars in 2015: Report March 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Honda Motor Co Ltd and Toyota Motor Corp plan to launch fuel-cell vehicles in the consumer market in 2015, with each producing about 1,000 eco-friendly cars a year, the Nikkei newspaper reported. The automakers now offer fuel-cell cars on lease, with users centreing on municipalities and businesses, the daily said. Initial...
  • Toyota's $1.2 billion settlement may be model for US probe into GM March 20, 2014

    Toyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into safety issues, in a deal that could serve as a template for how US authorities approach a similar investigation into General Motors Co. The settlement between the Justice Department and Toyota includes an admission by the...
  • Wage woes: Toyota workers seek Karnataka government's intervention March 18, 2014

    Bangalore: The Toyota employees union has sought the Karnataka government's intervention yet again. This came after the Toyota Motors Indian unit temporarily suspended production at its two plants near Bangalore. The unit has been on a lockdown since Sunday after wage negotiations between the workers and management failed. The talks...
  • Toyota suspends India production as pay dispute drags March 17, 2014

    Toyota Motor Corp's Indian unit has temporarily closed its two plants where some workers had stopped production lines to protest a delay in salary hikes after 10 months of negotiations. The factories near Bangalore are Toyota Motor's only vehicle plants in the world's sixth-biggest auto market, where the Japanese manufacturer generates...
  • New Toyota Corolla Altis to be launched in India by May March 14, 2014

    Toyota had unveiled the new Corolla Altis at this year's Auto Expo. We have now come to learn that the car will be officially launched in May though the exact date has not yet been revealed. The new car gets a better and more dynamic outer profile than it's outgoing version....
  • Toyota Etios Cross bookings start in India February 19, 2014

    Toyota unveiled the Etios Cross at the 2014 Auto Expo on February 6. Bookings have commenced and you can book the car with a down payment of Rs 50,000. Pricing details have not yet been revealed but the launch date is expected to be some time in May this year....
  • Auto Expo 2014: Toyota unveils Etios Cross, its first crossover February 6, 2014

    Greater Noida: Auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled its first crossover, Etios Cross, targeting young customers. Available in 1.5 and 1.2 litre petrol engines and a 1.4 litre diesel engine, the crossover would be launched in May this year but the company has already started taking bookings. The price of the model,...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Toyota lineup: Toyota 86, Corolla, Etios Cross January 28, 2014

    Toyota will have a strong stand this time around at the expo. The company will be showcasing its new Corolla. The Corolla may have been the best selling nameplate in the world, however in India it hasn't exactly been a cash cow for its maker. More often than not, the...
  • Toyota stops Corolla Altis production; to launch new version January 19, 2014

    Guwahati: Car maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor has stopped production of its premier sedan Corolla Altis from this month as it gears up to roll out a new version in the next 45 months. According to industry sources, the company will showcase the model with added features...
  • 2014 Toyota Etios, Etios Liva launched in India at Rs 5.53 lakh, Rs 4.53 lakh January 12, 2014

    Toyota has refreshed its Etios sedan and hatchback interiors with a new interior trim now available in the middle range. The soft fabric two tone interior that was previously available in the V and VD variants is now available in the middle range G and GD cars as well. In the...