2021 Toyota Harrier

4th generation Toyota Harrier launched, priced from RM249,706

While the Lexus RX is often regarded as the model that took SUVs into the premium segment, its sister model, the Toyota Harrier, also did the same. The only thing was that while the RX was marketed globally, the Harrier was primarily for the Japanese domestic market as the Lexus brand was not introduced there […]

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2021 Toyota Corolla Cross

New Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 makes its debut in Malaysia, priced from RM124,000

In the early years of the Toyota Corolla, which was introduced in 1966, there were many bodystyles available. Besides the sedan (which was in 2-door and 4-door versions), there was a coupe, hardtop, liftback, stationwagon and even a MPV (in the 1990s). But after the 1990s, the number of variants diminished as volume became important […]

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UMW Toyota Motor introduces Toyota Synergised Mobility to present a new aspect of the brand

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has a new brand pillar and branding initiative known as Toyota Synergised Mobility (TSM), driven by Toyota’s advanced technologies. With its leadership in the automobile industry and growing as a mobility services company, Toyota has developed numerous innovative, advanced and cutting-edge technologies. Through Toyota Synergised Mobility, these advanced technologies will be […]

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2020 Toyota Corolla Cross

Toyota Corolla Cross – first ever SUV variant for the model line

In the 54-year history of the Toyota Corolla, there have been different bodystyle variants which, in a way, reflected  consumer tastes and requirements of the difference periods. The model started off with a 2-door and 4-door sedan and a stationwagon, the 4-door variant being the most popular by far. Then there was the Liftback, which […]

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2020 Toyota RAV4

All-new 5th generation Toyota RAV4 now in Malaysian showrooms

The Toyota RAV4 is a historically significant model in Toyota’s line-up. Introduced in 1994, it came at a time when motorists were beginning to appreciate SUVs and created a new segment in the car market almost overnight. While the earlier SUVs (which were also rather big) were traditionally based on chassis-on-frame construction, Toyota designed the […]

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2020 Toyota RAV4

All-new Toyota RAV4 can be booked now, ahead of online launch on June 18

The Toyota RAV4, which was the bestselling SUV in 2019 and ‘Car of the Year’ in Japan, will soon be in showrooms in Malaysia. Following a teaser campaign to let the Malaysian market know of its launch to take place online on June 18 at 10 am, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) is now accepting orders […]

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2020 Toyota Yaris Gen 4 Europe-Japan model

4th generation Toyota Yaris for Europe and Japan unveiled today

An all-new Toyota Yaris has just had its world premiere today but before you call up the Toyota salesman to cancel your order, you should know that the new model won’t be available in Malaysia or even the neighbouring countries. It is a new model for Japan and Europe and the platform is different from […]

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TNGA GA-B

GA-B – Another variant of Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA)

Ever since the 1990s, when increasingly intense competition forced carmakers to bring their production costs down as much as possible, one of the approaches taken was to create common platforms which could be used for a variety of models. Before, each model might have its own platform with unique or different parts and systems but […]

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2019 Toyota Corolla Altis

All-new 12th generation Toyota Corolla Altis can be booked now!

You would already have read about an all-new Toyota Corolla Altis being launched in some neighbouring countries, and wondered when the new model will come to Malaysia. Well, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has already started a teaser campaign and today announces that dealerships will accept pre-launch orders for the new model. So it should be […]

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