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Toyota accused of greenwashing in Greenpeace complaint filed to ACCC
Complaint focuses on claims about performance of vehicles and net zero by 2050 plans while company says it is committed to sustainable future

Lisa Cox

03, Mar, 2023 @3:57 AM

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Electric car enthusiasts tantalized by new idea: converting old vehicles
While a boutique industry around converting vintage cars to electric is growing, it’s an exclusive, cost-prohibitive one

Patrick George

15, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Spoof billboard ads take aim at BMW and Toyota over ‘going green’ claims
‘Subvertisers’ hijack 400 posters in Belgium, France, Germany and the UK to satirise what they claim are misleading ads by carmakers

Damien Gayle

19, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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China takes great leap forward in Australia’s car market with EVs leading the charge
Exclusive: Sales of Chinese-made vehicles increased 61% in 2022 with one industry expert saying companies are ‘innovating faster’

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

18, Jan, 2023 @12:06 AM

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Toyota recalls its first electric cars amid fears the wheels could fall off
Global recall of 2,700 bZ4X SUVs a major blow to world’s largest carmaker’s first attempts at battery-only vehicle

Jasper Jolly and agencies

24, Jun, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Environmental concerns remain as Toyota files appeal against class action ruling over diesel filters
Car company alleges mistakes of fact and law in appeal against April decision that could result in $2bn damages paid to owners

Royce Kurmelovs

21, Jun, 2022 @8:44 AM

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Toyota truck arm should face emissions cheating investigation, says ex-minister
Theresa Villiers asks Grant Shapps for inquiry into whether Hino sold vehicles with ‘defeat devices’ in UK

Alex Lawson

13, Jun, 2022 @9:31 AM

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Traditional carmakers could boost profits by accelerating move to electric
Analysis suggests electric operations will become rapidly more profitable than petrol and diesel arms within five years

Jasper Jolly

01, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Carbon zero 2050 goals are driving a seamless transition to the electrification of our roads
How a gradual shift to low- and zero-emission vehicle options is giving buyers more choices for a more sustainable car.

11, Feb, 2022 @1:29 AM

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Derby hopes its culture club bid will power up industrial mecca
The home of Alstom and Rolls-Royce has often played second fiddle to others, but the city wants to change all that

Richard Partington

29, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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US oil giants top list of lobby offenders holding back climate action
Report into lobbying tactics names ExxonMobil and Chevron as worst, while carmaker Toyota takes third

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

04, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Toyota announces the bZ4X: the carmaker’s first mass-produced electric vehicle
SUV will come in front or all-wheel drive and includes option for rooftop solar panels

Royce Kurmelovs

02, Nov, 2021 @6:46 AM

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