Toyota Motor Corp has announced that they have noted a major software glitch on board the new hybrid Prius cars which could cause cars to stall. This has instigated the company to recall a total of 1.9 million Toyota Prius cars worldwide. Of these, 167 units are from India.
Toyota Motor Corporation Australia has announced that by the end of 2017, they will be ending all vehicle and engine production operations in the country. This will be the third major car global car manufacturer who has announced to pull out of Australia, after Ford and General Motors.
Toyota unveiled the new Etios Cross in India today at the Delhi Auto Expo. Toyota Etios Cross is larger, wider and taller than the Etios Liva hatchback, on which it has been built, but still it will be offered in same choice of engines, as seen on the existing Liva hatchback. Once launched, it will compete with the likes of Ford EcoSport in the compact SUV segment.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) sold 10,910 units in Jan 2014 compared to 13,329 units in Jan 2013 reporting 18.14% sales decline in India. TKM exported 1,530 units of Etios series last month.
The new Corolla makes its India debut this week, with sales commencing sooner or later. A 100mm longer wheelbase will sit on the engines that powered the sedan even earlier, a 1.8 petrol and a 1.4 diesel. Etios Cross sticks to the logic of crosses by carrying over most of the Etios Liva hatchback.
Gurgaon, 31st Jan, 2014: Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd., in collaboration with its nationwide dealer network today announced the launch of its distinctive training model for Automotive Service Advisor under the Toyota Technical Education Program (T-TEP), at D.P.G Polytechnic, Gurgaon.
New Delhi, January 31st, 2014: Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM) today announced its new organization structure, which will be effective from 1st April, 2014. Mr. Sandeep Singh, the Deputy Managing Director (Sales, Marketing, Customer Service & Commercial Divisions) of TKM will be moving on to Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering & Manufacturing (TMAP-EM), headquartered at Bangkok, as Executive Managing Coordinator.
Toyota Kirloskar Motors will be present at the 2014 Auto Expo at Booth No -09 with the theme â€˜New Wave of Mobilityâ€™ at the 2014 Delhi Expo, to be held from 5th Feb at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. Toyota India will be showcasing cars which are living upto its motto and reflecting a wave of mobility. This will include the 2014 Corolla Altis, Etios Cross, GT86 besides a host of 15 other vehicles on display.