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18Lexus LX to get diesel engine?

Australian consumers appear poised to get another diesel-burning luxury SUV in the near future, and word is it's coming from Lexus, of all automakers. Sean Hanley, chief executive of the company's branch in Oz, recently told Aussie website Drive that he's "pretty confident" that the new engine for the LX is getting the green light.

77Toyota to end Australian production by 2017

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 sales and distribution company.

40Toyota fears supplier pressure in Australia with GM pull out

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.

40Toyota AU workers threatened for unwillingness to strike

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 strike at facilities in Melbourne and Sydney. Well, most of the union's rank and file are striking.

4Video: (500) Days of the AU Toyota Camry Hybrid?

Toyota Australia Camry Hybrid advertisement – Click above to watch the video after the break

26Video: (500) Days of the AU Toyota Camry Hybrid?

Toyota Australia Camry Hybrid advertisement – Click above to watch the video after the break

17VIDEO: New Toyota Prius ad channels Vishnu to explain hybrid tech

Australian Toyota Prius advertisement - Click above to watch the video after the break

40VIDEO: Toyota trucks - Nothing soft gets in

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40Melbourne 2009: Toyota HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle)

Click above for a hi-res gallery of Toyota Australia's FC-CV

10TRD HiLux to make official debut in Melbourne. Honest.

Click image for a hi-res gallery of the production TRD HiLux

38Toyota Australia launches TRD Aurion with 323 HP

Click image for TRD Aurion gallery. Click here and here for more, too.

1Toyota AU executive chairman Conomos to retire

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.'

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