Manufacturer 15 Jan
Toyota to launch Supra halo model in the UK this summer
Toyota has resurrected its Supra after a 17-year break with a new model that will go on sale this summer priced from £52,695 in the UK.
Manufacturer 15 Jan
Toyota starts UK production of new Corolla
Toyota has now started production of its new Corolla hatchback and touring sports wagon at its Burnaston factory in Derbyshire.
Manufacturer 11 Jan
Honda becomes third manufacturer to warn of post-Brexit shut-down
Honda has joined BMW/Mini and Toyota in making plans for a temporary post-Brexit shut-down period at their UK manufacturing plant.
Supplier News 10 Dec
Cap HPI adds Toyota and Lexus to Spec check valuations platform
Cap HPI's vehicle identification specification service, Spec check, has added the Lexus and Toyota brands to ensure car dealers do not suffer from a missed profit opportunity.
Manufacturer 5 Dec
Toyota reveals prices for hybrid-only RAV4 (gallery)
Toyota's franchised car dealer network is now taking orders for the new RAV4 SUV, which is exclusively available with hybrid engines.
Manufacturer 30 Nov
Toyota announces Corolla prices from £21,300 (gallery)
Toyota has announced the pricing structure of its new Corolla hatchback and Touring Sports ranges, which are set to reach UK dealerships in March.
Manufacturer 29 Nov
Toyota charges into lead in NFDA’s first EV Dealer Attitude Survey
Toyota emerged as a clear winner in the first Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer Attitude Survey to be conducted by the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA).
Manufacturer 5 Oct
Toyota to recall 55,000 hybrids in UK over power fault
Toyota has announced a global recall of more than 2.4 million hybrid vehicles, including about 55,000 Prius and Auris models in the UK.
Manufacturer 6 Sep
Suzuki tops What Car? Reliability Survey 2018
Suzuki has emerged as the most reliable car brand in the UK as What Car? published the results of its annual vehicle reliability survey.
Car Dealer News 2 Sep
Kia Motors ranked top by car dealers in NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey Summer 2018
Kia Motors has pulled away from the car manufacturer pack to become the highest rated franchise among UK car dealers in the NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey Summer 2018 - reclaiming its title from a faltering Mercedes-Benz.
Manufacturer 21 Jun
Toyota brings Camry executive saloon back to UK market
Toyota will reintroduce its Camry large executive saloon to the UK as a hybrid electric next year after a 14-year absence.
Acquisitions and deals 5 Jun
Burrows Motor Company acquires L&S Copcutt Toyota in Worksop
Yorkshire-based Burrows Motor Company has added a fifth Toyota dealership to its network with the acquisition of L&S Copcutt in Worksop.
Car Dealer News 2 May
Toyota’s top UK dealerships receive Ichiban customer service awards
Toyota’s trio of top UK retailers have received the Japanese manufacturer’s Ichiban awards for excellent performance in customer recommendations for sales and after sales service.
Car Dealer News 1 May
Automotive retail excellence recognised at NFDA Spring Ball
The National Franchised Dealers Association presented Windsors of Wallasey Ltd Group managing director David Tuomey with a special recognition award at its annual Spring Ball.
Car Dealer News 27 Apr
Read Motor Group Doncaster acquisition completes Burrows Motor Company Hyundai withdrawal
Burrows Motor Company has completed its withdrawal from the Hyundai franchise with the sale of its Doncaster franchise to the Read Motor Group for an undisclosed sum.
Car Dealer News 2 Mar
Vantage Motor Group acquires Charles Clark Motors' Wolverhampton Toyota and Lexus dealerships
Vantage Motor Group has acquired Charles Clark Motors’ Toyota and Lexus dealerships in Wolverhampton for an undisclosed sum – growing the group to 24 sites.
Manufacturer 26 Feb
FCA Group to 'phase-out' diesel car production by 2022
FCA Group will phase-out production of diesel cars as part of a decision to ditch the fuel completely by 2022, it has been claimed.
Manufacturer 1 Feb
Peugeot and Toyota cars 'most expensive to repair', survey claims
Peugeot and Toyota cars have been identified as the most expensive to repair, according to internal data from WhoCanFixMyCar.com.
Manufacturer 21 Dec
Toyota dealers roll-out NGage online finance platform
Toyota and Lexus retailers have simplified the process of financing a car purchase with the introduction of a web-based platform offering a range of products and an online signature facility.
Car Dealer News 19 Dec
Motorline acquires Lexus Bristol from Sytner
Motorline Group has completed the acquisition of Sytner’s Lexus Bristol franchise to take its representation with the Japanese premium brand to four sites.