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    Toyota corolla 2001 160i overheating

    My toyota corolla 160i I start to notice recently when im driving on a free way or any long road my heat gauge rises ,so i drained the water and flushed the radiator and did put in antifreez and water ,so when the car is standing still and Ideling the fan goes on when the heat gauge has reacts...
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    First sports car

    What do you guys think is the best sports car under a 100k? A friend of mine wants to buy his first sports car and doesn't really have an idea what to get. He likes the MX5 NA (1st gen) but can't seem to find one and he doesn't want anything "common" like a newer MX5 so that's out. SLK according...
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    First Car

    Hi guys, so the end of next year I plan on (hopefully) getting my first car. I would like to save up and buy one rather than taking out a loan. My budget will probably be 40k and below. For many people the Citi Golf, Nissan 1400 and Tazz are good default choices for a car, plenty of parts, more...
  4. Jamie McKane

    New Toyota and Lexus cars in South Africa will come with Wi-Fi and 15GB data

    New Toyota and Lexus cars in South Africa will come with Wi-Fi and 15GB data All new Toyota and Lexus cars which are sold in South Africa will get in-vehicle Wi-Fi and a range of other connectivity features thanks to a partnership between Toyota, Altron, and Vodacom Business. Known as Toyota...
  5. Ivan Leon

    2020 Toyota HiAce Revealed In Leak, V6 Petrol And Hilux Diesel Options Likely

    Toyota has been working overtime developing a new 2020 Toyota HiAce (codenamed H30) to replace the current generation, which has been around in its current shape since its launch in 2004. According to documents seen by CarAdvice and images sent in by a CarAdvice reader, the new HiAce will not...
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    Manifold rattling noise - 2003 Toyota Corolla

    Hi, So there's a noise that's happening when the engine is around 2000rpm. There seems to be a few cases of it online, but I'm unsure what the correct fix is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuE1G_MNVSk Our local mechanic says you can remove the heat shield that is in the...
  7. Ivan Leon

    Toyota Hilux, Fortuner and Prado affected by air-intake system fault (Australia)

    Toyota’s reputation for reliability and suitability to Australian roads is being called into question following successive 4X4 Australia tests that uncovered a fault with the air intake system of the Hilux, Fortuner and Prado. During a recent outback adventure involving the new Hilux Rugged X –...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Toyota to buy $1-billion stake in Grab

    Toyota to buy $1-billion stake in Grab Toyota Motor Corp. will buy a $1 billion stake in Grab in one of the largest investments by a carmaker in a ride-hailing provider, underscoring the push by the auto industry to move from manufacturing to services. The deal extends Toyota’s cooperation...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Toyota to spend $2.8 billion on self-driving car software

    Toyota to spend $2.8 billion on self-driving car software Toyota Motor Corp. plans to spend $2.8 billion to make sure its system for writing the software for self-driving cars will be just as efficient as the factories that build them. [Bloomberg]
  10. Jamie McKane

    Uber teams up with Toyota on self-driving cars

    Uber teams up with Toyota on self-driving cars The world’s largest car maker and the world’s biggest ride-hailing company plan to team up on autonomous driving. [Bloomberg]
  11. Ivan Leon

    Toyota SA recalls over 700,000 cars across 10 models

    Japanese carmaker Toyota’s South African unit recalled more than 700,000 vehicles because of an issue with safety bags used in the cars, an official at Toyota South Africa said. “Toyota South Africa has initiated an immediate recall in excess of 700,000 vehicles across 10 models, including...
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    Toyota Tazz 1.3 struggling to accelerate at high revs

    Hi All First time posting here so i hope this is the right place to put this. I have a Toyota Tazz 1.3 that i been driving for over 5 years now and never had any problems. Recently over the past few months, when ever i accelerate on high revs, the car struggles to accelerate and feels...
  13. Newsfeed

    Mazda and Toyota join forces on electric vehicles

    Mazda and Toyota join forces on electric vehicles Mazda, Denso, and Toyota have signed a contract to develop structural technologies for electric vehicles.
  14. Newsfeed

    Toyota pushes deeper into ride sharing

    Toyota pushes deeper into ride sharing Toyota Motor Corp. is pushing deeper into the ride-sharing business.
  15. Newsfeed

    Toyota is developing a new electric car with solid-state batteries – Report

    Toyota is developing a new electric car with solid-state batteries – Report Toyota is working on a new electric car powered by a cutting-edge solid-state battery, reported Reuters.
  16. Newsfeed

    Toyota invests $100 million in AI and robotics fund

    Toyota invests $100 million in AI and robotics fund Toyota Motor Corp. wants to smooth the oft-bumpy ride for startup companies and maybe find a few gems to acquire by forming a new venture capital business.
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Toyota unveils new 4×4 SUV concept

    Toyota unveils new 4×4 SUV concept Toyota has unveiled a new 4×4 SUV, the FT-4X Concept. The vehicle – full name, the Future Toyota Four-Wheel Drive Crossover – was unveiled in New York and features “unique functionalities and a rugged charm compact design”.
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    Need advice on which car to buy

    Hi. I need to buy a car. Budget between R50k and R90k My needs are low fuel consumption and low maintenance. I am tempted to go for either around 2005 to present ford ranger double cab selling at less than R100k or around 2005 toyota double cab. If lucky recent years. Selling at less...
  19. Ivan Leon

    2017 Toyota Kluger review

    And here it is, Toyota's 'most likely to win' contender of the 2017 Darwin Award for the 'Most Unfortunate Branding Faux Pas in Selecting a Model Name', for it's soon to be launched 7-seater SUV for the USA and Australian markets! :whistle: Read the full article & see more pics at the...
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