• Posts Tagged ‘Toyota’

    New car sales up 30 per cent

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Motoring News

    2013 Volkswagen Golf exterior right side static

    New car sales are expected to top 100,000 in 2015 – the highest figure since 2008. Figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show a 31 per cent year-on-year increase in new car sales in January. Some 29,948 151-plate cars were registered last month. The top three selling car brands...

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    Car companies talk tech at CES

    by  • January 5, 2015 • Motoring News, Technology

    No, the C in International CES does not stand for car, but with all the automotive technology on the schedule you’d be forgiven for thinking so. The Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off in Las Vegas tomorrow, with Ford’s Mark Fields and Mercedes-Benz’ Dieter Zetsche among the keynote speakers. Tonight (4am GMT), Dr Zetsche...

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    Toyota upgrades Auris with new Sol trim

    by  • June 9, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Toyota Auris exterior front left dynamic

    Toyota has added a new Sol grade to the Toyota Auris and Toyota Auris Touring Sports range, which, it says, ‘enables a more premium driving experience’. Standard features in this trim include the Sol interior, heated front sports seats with silver stitching, power lumbar support on the driver’s seat and rear and side privacy...

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    Price drop for upgraded Toyota Avensis Luna

    by  • June 6, 2014 • Motoring News

    2012 Toyota Avensis exterior - right front

    Toyota has knocked nearly €2,500 off the price of the upgraded Toyota Avensis Luna grade. The move comes as part of a repositioning of the line-up, which sees a new Sol grade and the discontinuation of the Strata grade. The new Luna now offers dual zone climate control, dusk and rain sensors, Bluetooth hands...

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    Toyota Prius+ to up the family’s eco rep

    by  • November 13, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

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    If you thought the size of your family prevented you from doing your bit for the environment motoring-wise – then think again. Enter the Toyota Prius+ – a seven seat petrol hybrid. It’s a beautifully luxurious car, with the bright and airy cabin in the test model boasting a double sun roof and privacy...

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    Toyota ups the style quotient in new Corolla

    by  • October 16, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Toyota Corolla exterior front right static

    Toyota knows a thing or two about the family car market and they’ve again actioned that knowledge in the new Toyota Corolla. Now in its 11th incarnation, the Corolla is a big seller for the Japanese car maker – and there’s a reason why. The new model is a stunning looking five-door saloon that...

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    First Drive: Toyota Corolla

    by  • August 14, 2013 • Car Reviews, First Drives

    2013 Toyota Corolla exterior left front static

    Forty million Toyota Corollas have been manufactured since the popular model first rolled off the production line in 1966 and 200,000 of those have been sold in Ireland. In fact, a Toyota Corolla sales transaction is made somewhere in the world every two minutes. So with such a track record, the arrival of the...

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    Toyota Rav4 reaches a higher plane

    by  • July 24, 2013 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Toyota Rav4 exterior front left dynamic

    The Toyota Rav4 is a real no nonsense car. Big and bold looking on the outside, inside it’s minimalist sophistication. The cabin design is simple with sweeping lines and the cushioned leather dash upholstery in the test car lent it a stylish air. As you’d expect from a five seat SUV, the cabin in...

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