Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo

Tag : Toyota

Total Security goes hybrid across fleet

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Total Security Services (TSS) has replaced all diesels in its fleet with 70 Toyota C-HR hybrid crossovers in line with its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.

Toyota to replace Avensis with hybrid Camry

1 month ago / 0 comments

Toyota is reintroducing the Camry saloon to the UK as a hybrid-only range, indirectly replacing the Avensis and taking its presence in the D-segment upmarket.

Government funding to drive hydrogen fleet and refuelling network

4 months ago / 0 comments

Multi-million pound funding from the Department for Transport is to be used to increase the number of hydrogen refuelling stations in the UK, as well as … Read More »

Toyota phasing out diesel cars by 2019

5 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota will have no diesel passenger cars on sale in Europe by the end of this year, citing limited demand and widespread uptake of hybrid alternatives. 

Toyota to build new Auris in UK

5 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota has confirmed that its third-generation Auris will be built at its UK plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire, which manufactures the current model, while most of the … Read More »

New direct fleet services launched by Toyota

5 months ago / 0 comments

Business Drive Direct is a new service supporting fleet and business customers via a new call centre launched by Toyota Financial Services.

‘Future-proof’ hydrogen cars could rewrite deprecation curve

6 months ago / 0 comments

Hydrogen vehicles could buck the trend when it comes to depreciation, providing added incentives for fleets to deploy them as more models and refuelling stations arrive in … Read More »

UK true fleet registrations remain downbeat in December

6 months ago / 0 comments

The UK true fleet sector ended 2017 with another month in the red but helped make up for even bigger losses elsewhere in the new car … Read More »

50% Toyota global sales to be electrified by 2030

7 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota estimates half of the company’s global sales will be electrified by 2030.

Toyota plant to produce electricity and hydrogen from renewables

8 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota is to build a power plant capable of producing water, electricity and hydrogen using bio-waste as a fuel.

Second-gen Toyota Safety Sense package to roll out from January

8 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota is to roll out the second-generation of its Safety Sense active safety package from 2018, with new and upgraded features.

Tokyo Motor Show 2017

9 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet World’s round-up of the most important headlines from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. Lexus flagship to debut autonomous driving in 2020 by Alex Grant - Lexus has ... Read More »

Toyota plans long-range electric future

9 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota is sticking with hydrogen fuel cell technology despite pressing ahead with research into longer-range solid-state batteries, revealing two concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show to … Read More »

Toyota fuel cell concept targets 600+-mile range

9 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota is to showcase its latest fuel cell vehicle developments with a new concept at the Tokyo Moto Show next week.

Toyota makes hybrid available across Rav4 line-up

10 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota’s 2018 Rav4 will offer petrol-electric hybrid power across all model grades.

Toyota aims for broader appeal with performance hybrids

10 months ago / 0 comments

Toyota is planning to offer more powerful hybrid options across its core model line-up.

Carmakers launch scrappage schemes in time for plate change

11 months ago / 0 comments

Car groups including Renault-Nissan, VW and Kia have become the latest manufacturers to launch scrappage schemes intended to tempt buyers to new, less-polluting vehicles. 

First Drive: Toyota Prius PHV

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s unquestionably clever, but the Prius PHV has a major sticking point, explains Alex Grant.

Toyota to invest £240m in UK plant

1 year ago / 0 comments

Toyota is investing more than £240m to upgrade its Burnaston plant in Derbyshire to enable production of vehicles using its new global platform.

Road Test: Toyota RAV4 Business Edition 2.0 D-4D

2 years ago / 0 comments

Choosing the right RAV4 isn’t as black and white as it once was, explains Alex Grant.