Manufacturer 10 Sep
Yaris Cross extends hybrid-electric SUV line-up
The Yaris Cross adds to Toyota's line-up of hybrid electric SUV models.
Car Dealer News 7 Sep
Lindop Brothers planning refusal could jeopardise Toyota franchise
Toyota car retailer Lindop Brothers has expressed concerns that planning officials rejection of its dealership expansion plans could jeopardise its franchise agreement with the Japanese brand.
Manufacturer 19 Aug
Toyota to cut vehicle production by 40% in September
Toyota has revealed that it plans to cut its global vehicle production by 40% because of the impact of COVID-triggered semiconductor shortages.
Acquisitions and deals 9 Aug
Stoneacre acquires Jardine Toyota dealerships in Durham and Sunderland
Stoneacre Motor Group has assumed responsibility for the entire Toyota North East Market Area after completing the acquisition of Jardine Motor Group dealerships in Durham and Sunderland.
Manufacturer 1 Jun
Toyota/Lexus launches 10-year warranty through service-activated Relax scheme
Toyota and Lexus will drive franchisees' aftersales customer retention by extending the warranty on its cars to 10 years and 100,000 miles through its new service-activated Relax scheme.
Car Dealer News 4 May
Steven Eagell Group hits Toyota BRIT Awards for six
Steven Eagell hit the Toyota Brit Awards for six in 2020, capping an overall Retailer of the Year accolade with five other category wins.
Car Dealer News 27 Apr
FRF, Vantage and Motorline Toyota GB retailers awarded among Europe’s best
Vantage Toyota York, Motorline Toyota Ashford and FRF Toyota Carmarthen have received the Japanese car brand’s prestigious Ichiban Awards as they were recognised among Europe’s top retailers.
Manufacturer 22 Apr
Toyota's new Yaris Cross SUV priced from £22,515
Toyota has revealed it will introduce an all-new model, the Yaris Cross, in the popular compact SUV segment.
Supplier News 18 Mar
Lockdown lessons, EV success and charity Ben's COVID hit - new AM magazine
The new issue of AM is out now with insights into dealers’ learnings from lockdown, and how they can prepare for an electrified vehicle ramp up as we near the 2030 UK Government target.
Manufacturer 8 Mar
Toyota's 'mad' Yaris GR hot hatch named UK Car of the Year 2021
Toyota’s high-performance Yaris GR hot hatch has claimed the UK Car of the Year 2021 title to prevent a hat-trick of successive electric vehicle (EV) award wins.
Car Dealer News 17 Feb
Steven Eagell Group expects 'more profit' after reporting 14% pre-tax rise
Steven Eagell Group has said that it expects to be even ‘more profitable’ in 2020 after reporting a 14% pre tax profits rise in its 2019 annual financial results.
Market Insight 16 Feb
SUVs, AFVs and Tesla... What happened to 2020's new car registrations?
The 29.4% decline in 2020 represented, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), £20.4bn in lost turnover.
Car Dealer News 26 Jan
Burrows Motor Group to relocate Rotherham Toyota from flood-prone dealership
Burrows Motor Group is set to complete a “reimaging” of its franchised car retail operations by moving its flood-prone Rotherham Toyota dealership into a former JCT600 VW site.
Manufacturer 12 Nov
Corolla-based Suzuki Swace hybrid priced above Toyota equivalent
The starting price for the new Suzuki Swace hybrid estate will above that of the Toyota Corolla model it is based upon - with a list price of £27,499.
Car Dealer News 28 Oct
Community help by Toyota and Lexus dealers tops £1m mark
A Toyota fund to help vital community causes selected by Lexus and Toyota dealerships has now handed out more than £1 million.
Opinion 9 Oct
All revved-up and nowhere to go? UK car manufacturing post-Brexit
Some UK based car manufacturers – especially Japanese ones - could end up facing export tariffs with or without a Brexit free trade deal with the European Union (EU).
Car Dealer News 1 Oct
Steven Eagell relocates Kings Lynn Toyota and opens new Lexus showroom
The Steven Eagell Group has opened a new Lexus used car showroom and aftersales facility in Kings Lynn with the relocation of its Toyota franchise in the Norfolk market town.
Manufacturer 16 Sep
Toyota Yaris earns five-star Euro NCAP safety rating in revamped crash test
Toyota’s new Yaris hatchback has become the first car to be safety rated using Euro NCAP’s revamped 2020 crash test protocols – emerging with a top five-star rating.
People News 11 Sep
Toyota GB appoints Augustin Martin as president and managing director
Toyota GB has appointed Augustin Martin as president and managing director as current incumbent Paul Van der Burgh plans to retire in Northumberland.
Manufacturer 1 Sep
Toyota introduces new engine for updated Land Cruiser flagship
Toyota has introduced a new 2.8-litre engine turbodiesel engine to its flagship Land Cruiser SUV and Land Cruiser Commercial range - with prices starting from £35,925.