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    Official: Toyota to end Australian production by 2017
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    There is more bad news for the Australian auto industry today, as Toyota has just announced that it will follow General Motors and Ford in shuttering its manufacturing operations on the continent. Production and assembly will cease by the end of 2017, but Toyota will remain in Australia as a ...

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    Report: Toyota fears supplier pressure in Australia with GM pull out
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    With Ford and General Motors both announcing an end to production in Australia, the country's auto industry is in a bad way. With the exit of two big players, there's increased concern that a third Australian manufacturer, Toyota, will be forced out, as well. "We are saddened to learn of GM ...

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    Report: Toyota AU workers threatened for unwillingness to strike
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    The 2011 labor negotiations between the United Auto Workers and the Detroit Three have been a relatively quiet affair so far, but the story is a bit different on the other side of the globe. Toyota and the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union aren't seeing eye to eye, which has lead to a ...

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    Video: (500) Days of the AU Toyota Camry Hybrid?
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    Toyota Australia Camry Hybrid advertisement – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Here's a worthwhile goal: Let's see if we can get through this entire post without even mentioning unintended acceleration or recalls. Whoops. Let's talk about something else, shall we? How about ...

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    VIDEO: Australian Yaris ad gets banned for being raunchy
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    "Clean Getaways" – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Controversy's rearing its tawdry head Down Under as a Toyota film contest has got some laughing, others crying foul play. The Clever Film Competition solicited contestants to come up with 30-second commercial clips for the ...

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    VIDEO: New Toyota Prius ad channels Vishnu to explain hybrid tech
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    Australian Toyota Prius advertisement - Click above to watch the video after the break
    What do you want from me... I've only got two hands?! Wouldn't we all be a bit more productive if we were blessed with another set of upper appendages, complete with opposable thumbs? Toyota apparently thinks ...

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    VIDEO: Toyota trucks - Nothing soft gets in
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    Toyota made plenty of noise with the beefy commercials that launched the latest Tundra, but since then, it's been relatively quiet from the "Oh, what a feeling!" guys and gals. Thankfully, there's Australia. For the AU market, Toyota's agency has ...

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    Melbourne 2009: Toyota HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle)
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of Toyota Australia's FC-CV
    Next year, Toyota Australia will begin local production of the Camry Hybrid. To celebrate this (and drum up some PR), Toyota Style Australia has created the HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle) for the 2009 Melbourne Motor Show. What is ...

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    TRD HiLux to make official debut in Melbourne. Honest.
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    Click image for a hi-res gallery of the production TRD HiLuxToyota Australia is finally ready to unleash TRD HiLux. The concept version bowed a year ago, and while the production truck was shown at the Brisbane show earlier this month (supposedly its "official" debut), the officially official debut ...

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    Toyota Australia launches TRD Aurion with 323 HP
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    Click image for TRD Aurion gallery. Click here and here for more, too. var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/Toyota_Australia_launches_TRD_Aurion_with_323_HP'; A year after it was initially shown in Sydney as the Toyota Aurion Sports Concept, and a few months after a closer-to-production ...

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    Toyota AU executive chairman Conomos to retire
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    John Conomos, Toyota of Australia's executive chairman has announced that he will be retiring, effective June 23. The 63-year-old won't disappear from the company's offices entirely, however-- he will be taking a lesser role as chair emeritus and 'principal policy advisor.' Interestingly, the ...

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