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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After a difficult 2020, Toyota sales are stronger in 2021 with 62% increase year-on-year

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) reports strong growth in sales for the first quarter (Q1) of 2021. The Toyota/Lexus importer and distributor said the total number of new Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold in the first 3 months of the year were more than  17,000 units with a market share of approximately 12.1%, an increase of […]

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Day 2 Of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival/Vios Challenge Season 4/Round 1

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things in our lives but mankind has survived for so long by adapting to changes and moving on. This has been the case in motorsports, in Malaysia as well as in other countries; to continue to have such activities requires change, at least in the short-term. The TOYOTA GAZOO […]

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Day 1 of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival/Vios Challenge Season 4/Round 1

When the pandemic hit last year and brought things to near-standstill, motorsports activities were suspended as such events typically have huge crowds which are a definite no-no these days as they can promote the spread of the coronavirus. No one knew just how long the situation would last and motorsports organisers kept praying that things […]

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Naquib Azlan shows that sim racers can also perform well in real-world racing

It’s always been an interesting question – does racing on simulators help to develop driving skills? A whole generation has now grown up on sim racing and there are some very skilled racers in the online world who even race against the real-world racers like F1 drivers. What if they are put inside a real […]

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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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First round of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival to be broadcast live this weekend

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on strict measures to prevent and stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the authorities have eased the restrictions, large gatherings are still not allowed. Therefore, while many activities can be run, the general public cannot attend and have to watch via broadcasts over the internet. The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing […]

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Additional 3,923 units of Toyota Avanza need fuel pump replacement

No matter how much effort a manufacturer puts into quality control, there will be some occasions when some parts which are not perfectly made slip through the system and get into the market. When that happens, responsible manufacturers will quickly identify where the faulty parts are and take remedial measures to replace them. In the […]

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Season 4 of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival/Vios Challenge starts on March 27

After almost a year’s absence, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR Festival) will start its fourth season at the Sepang International Circuit from on March 27. As in previous years, the highlight is the Vios Challenge and this new season will have 3 rounds for a total of 6 races. Expanded racing activities Additionally, GAZOO […]

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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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