KINTO ONE offers a different way to own a new Toyota or Lexus

Trends in car ownership are evolving and these days, there is growing interest in what are known as subscription plans. Customers choose a model, and a fixed instalment is paid each month over an agreed period of a few years. The amount includes maintenance costs, insurance and even roadtax so it is convenient. But there […]

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Toyota Eco Youth 2020 TEY

20th edition of Toyota Eco Youth program will run for 3 years

The Toyota Eco Youth (TEY) program, organised and managed by UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT)  for the past 19 years, will continue into its 20th edition with a longer program. Unlike previous years which have been completed within a year, the concept for this year’s TEY program is that it will run for 3 years. For […]

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Toyota GR Yaris and Toyota Vios GR-S

Strong sales for new Toyota GR Yaris and Vios GR-Sport

Launched just under a month ago, response to the new Toyota GR Yaris and Vios GR-Sport (GR-S) have been exceptionally positive and strong, with orders exceeding expectations. The response to the GR Yaris isn’t surprising, though, and mirrors the situation in some other markets where it has gone on sale. Toyota will produce only 25,000 […]

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The story behind TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and why it was created

‘GAZOO’ has been in international motorsports news for a number of years and in more recent years, it has also gained increasing presence in Malaysia. In the context of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, ‘GAZOO’ means ‘garage’ but this was not how it started. Back in early 2000, Akio Toyoda (current President of Toyota Motor Corporation) was back […]

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Season 4 of Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival to have 6 events with 11 races in 2021

From just a weekend motor carnival and a one-make series with the Toyota Vios, the Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR Festival) has continued to grow since starting in 2017. The one-make series, known as the Vios Challenge, has been a regular highlight of the TGR Festival which has taken place in different parts of Peninsular […]

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2020 Toyota GR Yaris

UMW Toyota Motor launches competition-ready, road-legal Toyota GR Yaris

Tonight is a big night for Toyota with Malaysian importer and distributor UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) unveiling three new models as well as announcing future activities which centre around motorsports. The increased motorsports activity has been going on for some time now since the Vios Challenge One-Make series began a few years ago, complemented by […]

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Toyota Eco Youth 2020 TEY

Toyota Eco Youth program is now 20 years old

UMW Toyota Motor’s Toyota Eco Youth (TEY) program has now been on for two decades, during which time the importance of preserving the environment has been nurtured among Malaysian youth. It has also empowered the youth with Toyota’s own problem-solving skills and knowledge. For the 20th edition of TEY, the Ministry of Education once again […]

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Revised Toyota Yaris to be available soon

The Toyota Yaris gets its first update with revisions in cosmetics as well as the addition of safety features. Already a leader in the non-national hatchback segment, UMW Toyota Motor expects the updated Yaris to maintain its position. Cosmetic changes can be seen in the new front grille. The bumper has also been restyled, gaining […]

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