Toyota Debuts New Turbo-Four For Auris Hatchback

A new option available to the Toyota Auris today, the automaker debuted the second turbocharged piece of its new engine family.

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Toyota Launches New Auris In Japan, Europe Has To Wait A Few Months

Toyota’s best-selling Corolla was deemed as not appropriate for the hatch-enamored Europeans. To correct this shortcoming, Toyota’s Nice-based design center came up with the Auris. It is, well, a hatched Corolla. The car is not available in trunk-fascinated America. The Auris is a Toyota mainstay in Europe. It is also available in Japan, where it adds to the army of Toyota models, sometimes also under the name Blade. Today, a new Auris was announced in Japan.

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Toyota Produces Their First Full Hybrid In Europe

Europe is a bit hybrid-adverse and far removed from Japan, where the Toyota Prius has been leading the charts for the 12th month in a row. In a move to convert Europeans into hybrid-lovers, Toyota started production of their hybrid Auris in the UK.

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