Toyota

  • Toyota to recall 45,000 units of Innova in India 10-04-2014 01:23 PM

    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 01-04-2014 06:28 PM

    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 26-03-2014 12:28 PM

    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...
  • Toyota's $1.2 billion settlement may be model for US probe into GM 20-03-2014 01:34 PM

    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...
  • Wage woes: Toyota workers seek Karnataka government's intervention 18-03-2014 09:24 AM

    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 17-03-2014 11:51 PM

    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...
  • New Toyota Corolla Altis to be launched in India by May 14-03-2014 10:42 AM

    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...
  • Toyota Etios Cross bookings start in India 19-02-2014 03:52 PM

    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 06-02-2014 06:12 PM

    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...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Toyota lineup: Toyota 86, Corolla, Etios Cross 28-01-2014 04:32 PM

    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 19-01-2014 12:21 PM

    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 4-5 months. According to industry sources, the company will showcase the model with added features during the upcoming Auto...
  • 2014 Toyota Etios, Etios Liva launched in India at Rs 5.53 lakh, Rs 4.53 lakh 12-01-2014 11:58 AM

    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...
  • Toyota to launch Etios Cross in India soon 09-01-2014 10:29 AM

    It seems that Toyota Kirloskar Motors has plans to launch the Etios Cross in India. It was launched in Brazil and Argentina in November last year and it seems that Toyota will showcase the beefed up hatchback at the Auto Expo with an Indian launch to follow soon after. The...
  • We said no to red beacons, not to official cars: Kejriwal 04-01-2014 07:24 PM

    New Delhi: It's just been just a week in office for the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, but the Arvind Kejriwal Cabinet is already in the midst of controversies. Firstly it was about the Delhi Chief Minister's official residence and now it is related to the official cars used...
  • Aam Aadmi ministers get Toyota Innova cars as official perks 03-01-2014 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party Ministers of Delhi, except Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, were on Friday given Toyota Innova cars as official perks. A number of ministers, including Manish Sisodia, Rakhi Birla and Saurabh Bhardwaj, came to Delhi Assembly complex in official cars. Asked if coming by such cars was...
  • Toyota launches new Land Cruiser Prado in India for Rs 84.9 lakh 05-12-2013 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) launched the new version of its luxury sports utility vehicle Land Cruiser Prado in India priced at Rs 84.87 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). Apart from new exterior looks, the new Prado will have features such as 'crawl control' - a system that makes accelerator...
  • Ford, Toyota fight over who has top-selling car 24-10-2013 05:02 PM

    Detroit: A name makes all the difference in the fight between Ford and Toyota over who has the top-selling car in the world. Ford claimed that crown for its Focus compact during the first half of the year, based on registration data gathered by the RL Polk & Co research...
  • Toyota launches limited edition Fortuner at Rs 24.3 lakh 21-10-2013 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) launched a limited edition of its sports utility vehicle Fortuner TRD Sportivo for the festive season priced at Rs 24.26 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Designed by Toyota Racing Development (TRD), the limited edition will be available in the 4x4 MT variant of the Fortuner, the...
  • Toyota relaunches Innova at starting price of Rs 12.45 lakh 06-10-2013 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: Auto maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor today launched all new version of its multi purpose vehicle Innova, priced between Rs 12.45 lakh and Rs 15.06 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), as it looks to enhance sales during the festive season. Launched with a new top-end Z variant, the new Innova comes...
  • Toyota to hike vehicle prices by up to Rs 24,000 from Sep 21 17-09-2013 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor today said it will hike prices of its key models by up to Rs 24,000 with effect from September 21, to partly offset higher cost of raw materials and rupee depreciation. The company said the price increase of the Etios, Etios Liva, Innova and Corolla...
  • Overdrive: BMW 1 Series launched in India 08-09-2013 07:03 PM

    On this episode of Overdrive, we talk about the BMW 1 series, which has been launched in India this week and much more motoring news. ...
  • Toyota may consider a price hike starting October 04-09-2013 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: Japanese car giant Toyota today said it may have to increase the price of its range of products in India from October onwards if the depreciation of rupee continues, a senior company official said today. The company, which is present in India through a joint venture with the...
  • Toyota Camry Hybrid launched in India at Rs 29.75 lakh 28-08-2013 05:25 PM

    Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has launched the locally assembled Camry priced at Rs 29.75 lakh, ex-Delhi. While it won't be the first Toyota hybrid in India, the new Camry becomes the first hybrid to be assembled in India by Toyota. Other than the Camry Hybrid, TKM also sells the Prius....
  • Toyota recalling 1,85,000 vehicles globally 03-07-2013 05:33 PM

    Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1,85,000 vehicles globally, mostly in Japan and Europe, for a glitch in the power steering. No accidents have been reported related to the problem. The recall covers 123,000 vehicles in Japan, including the Vitz compact, and 46,000 vehicles in Europe, including the Yaris, all...
  • Toyota recalls 2,42,000 Prius, Lexus hybrid cars 05-06-2013 05:00 PM

    Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles due to problems with their braking systems. The recall applies to about 233,000 Prius vehicles made between March and October 2009 and about 9,000 Lexus HS250h models made between June and October...
  • Toyota plans to come up with a hybrid variant of the Etios 02-06-2013 11:36 AM

    The world's largest carmaker Toyota Motor Corporation is considering a hybrid variant of the Etios to meet the emerging needs and is also considering the manufacture of hybrid cars in India. The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 has got many automobile manufacturers pondering over electric and hybrid options...