New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

Toyota to show hybrid Auris

2009-09-04 07:25
Toyota's going green. The Japanese manufacturer will showcase a full hybrid version of its Auris hatchback alongside a plug-in hybrid Prius at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show.

That's right; Toyota's King of Green, the Prius, will be shown as a plug-in hybrid concept. Expanding on the Prius' hybrid capabilities, the concept presents the possibility of pure electric operation of short-range day-to-day driving.

150 units will be leased to selected fleet customers in a European field trial from early 2010, the manufacturer said.

The introduction of hybrid technology into the mainstream Auris model is, according to Toyota, the first step in the roll-out of Hybrid Synergy Drive across the Toyota model range.

Other big news is that the all-new Land Cruiser, which is less green but no less anticipated, will also be introduced at Frankfurt.


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