UMW Toyota Motor announces Toyota Flood Assist Program for owners affected by the floods

Although UMW Toyota Motor operates nationwide, its home base is in Shah Alam, Selangor, and this is where severe flooding has taken place over the weekend. So it is especially aware of the effects on people in area surrounding its head office. As an immediate response, the company has announced a special Toyota Flood Assist […]

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Toyota to step up investment and development of fully electric vehicles during this decade

While Toyota has expressed a view that suggests it will not stop producing internal combustion engines so quickly – to provide customers with greater choice and not leave any customer behind – it is no less committed to electrification of its products in the quest to achieve carbon neutrality. As a pioneer in hybrid electric […]

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Toyota recognised for winning the most 5-Star awards from ASEAN NCAP

Toyota’s ultimate goal is to reduce fatalities from traffic accidents to zero, and to realize this, the company has been developing its vehicles with safer systems to help drivers avoid accidents and also to protect the occupants if an accident does occur. This has been ongoing for decades, and numerous advances in automotive safety have […]

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Cumulative sales over 11 months for Toyota and Lexus 26% higher than in 2020

Toyota and Lexus sales in Malaysia mirrored the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of November, which is expected to be less than the October TIV. However, demand for the two brands distributed by UMW Toyota Motor remains strong and the difference was only 14 units compared to the total volume for October when the total number […]

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Toyota and Toyota GR in 2021 Sepang 1000KM

Toyota Yaris impresses on first-ever appearance in Sepang 1000KM race

The Toyota Yaris which was entered in the Sepang 1000KM endurance race (S1K) recently was the first ever appearance of the model in a local race and it was a ‘baptism by fire’ on all accounts. Competing in the top MTC Production Class, the Yaris, driven by the pair of 16-year old Hayden Haikal and […]

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BAS applies maximum braking pressure for shorter stopping distances

Brake Assist (BA) is a feature which is listed among the active safety systems of many cars today but how it works and why it enhances stopping may not be known by most motorists. BA, which appeared in the second half of the 1990s, is a supplementary brake system which can also be considered a […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Malaysia doing battle in Sepang 1000KM Race this weekend

Even before the excitement of the last round of Season 4 of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival/Vios Challenge has faded away, GAZOO Racing Malaysia’s Vios racing cars are going into battle again. This  time, it is not a one-make races and the team will be up against other models in the Sepang 1000KM Endurance Race […]

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Highlights Of The Season 4 Vios Challenge Night Races (Second Night)

The finale of the fourth season of the Vios Challenge one-make racing series, part of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival, saw lots of suspense and on-track drama from start to finish. Like the F1 race held in Qatar the same night, the final round (consisting of two races for each class) was run at night, […]

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Toyota Hilux International Pick-Up of the Year 2022-2023

Toyota Hilux wins 2022/2023 International Pick-Up award

The Toyota Hilux has been picked for the 2022/2023 International Pick-Up Award, joining the previous winners which were the Volkswagen Amarok and Ford Ranger (both winning on two occasions), and the Nissan Navara. The award was given by the same organisation that picks the International Van of the Year (since 1992). Every other year since 2009, it […]

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Final two rounds of Vios Challenge Season 4 to be run at night this weekend

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR) and Vios Challenge return to the Sepang International Circuit for the finale of the fourth season this weekend (November 20/21). And adding to the excitement will be all the races being run at night – the first time for the one-make series. After the first two round (each comprising […]

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