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Toyota to invest over €31bn in EV development

Toyota has announced it will invest over €31bn into electric vehicle development with the aim of selling upwards of 3.5 million EV units by 2030. The automaker said it will launch 30 new electric vehicle models by then in a

Toyota Mirai sets 1360km world record zero emissions journey

The latest 2021 Toyota Mirai has officially set the Guinness World record for the longest distance by a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle without refuelling.

Toyota premieres its first all-electric car

Toyota has unveiled its first all-electric car, the new bZ4X. The SUV is the first model in the brand’s new series of bZ (beyond Zero) battery electric vehicles (BEVs). The European premiere will take place in early December, and Irish

Toyota to invest over €11.6bn in battery development by 2030

Toyota Motor Corporation has said it is investing more than €11.6 billion in research and development (R&D) of batteries, electric motors and power control units for electrified vehicles between now and 2030. This continues Toyota’s focus on electrification which started

Toyota confirms all-new Aygo X crossover as Aygo hatchback replacement

Toyota Europe confirmed today (Tuesday) that the all-new Aygo X crossover will replace the current Aygo hatchback. The company’s new A-segment contender will be revealed in early November with indicative Irish pricing. The new model is expected to go on

New Toyota incentives for lower-emissions hybrid

Toyota Ireland has announce its new range of offers for the 212 registration period. It says that it makes the migration away from diesel into a low CO2 emitting self-charging hybrid both an environmentally and wallet friendly move for new

Toyota tops Q1 sales for 2021

After a strong start to the year, Toyota has maintained its position as Ireland’s best-selling car brand for the first quarter of 2021. The brand says over 90 per cent of all its passenger car sales are self-charging hybrids, which

Toyota is about to debut new electric SUV in April

Toyota is to preview its mid-sized battery-electric SUV at the 2021 Shanghai Motor Show, which takes place from April 21-28. A rival for Volkswagen’s ID-4 and Kia e-Niro SUVs, it will be based on Toyota’s new ‘e-TNGA’ platform, that was

Toyota unveils the Aygo X prologue

Toyota has today unveiled the Aygo X prologue, which it describes as a new vision for the A-segment. The brainchild of Toyota’s European Design Headquarters, ED², the Aygo X prologue is said to prove that cars that have traditionally been

Toyota Yaris named European Car of the Year 2021

The Toyota Yaris has been named European Car of the Year 2021. The virtual award ceremony, which took place today in Geneva, featured seven cars all vying for the top award, which has been around since 1964. Toyota’s Yaris claimed