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# Toyota

Last year
# Tour
Ireland take late 'opportunity' with ex-U20 stars set to feature in South Africa
The IRFU hopes this Emerging Ireland trip will be a boost for next year’s World Cup campaign.
# Japan
Toyota suspends production at domestic plants after reported cyber attack
A spokeswoman for Toyota said that the stoppage, which for now will last a day, would affect production of 13,000 vehicles.
All time
# Paralympic Flame
'People probably look at it that it's about participation more than elite sport, but it's definitely not the case'
Kildare wheelchair racer Patrick Monahan on the Paralympics, his experience through the pandemic, and starting his impossible.
# join the club
Wallabies captain Hooper to move to Japanese Top League next year
The 28-year-old should still be available to feature for the national team in 2021.
# Seizure
Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of counterfeit Toyota parts following search in Monaghan
No arrests were made and investigations are ongoing.
# Toyota
Over 40,000 Irish Toyota cars recalled due to a number of potential defects
A host of makes and models have been affected.
# Recall
Almost 1,300 Toyota hybrid vehicles in Ireland recalled amid safety concerns
The latest recall affects several models of Toyota’s Prius and Auris hybrid vehicles produced between October 2008 and November 2014.
# Toyota-l recall
Toyota recalls nearly 2,000 cars due to potential airbag fault
The recall affects Corolla and Auris models.
# buying advice
How to buy a second-hand car that'll slash your bills - and two models to see first
The ticket price is one thing – but what about keeping it on the road? We look at how to do it for less.
# Emissions
Toyota to cease all production of diesel cars this year
It said sales of diesel cars have fallen dramatically in Ireland.
# Toyota
Toyota launches its own bank in Ireland
You can now finance your Toyota with Toyota Financial Services Ireland.
# put it away
Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies
“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”
# appeal
Missing Dublin man found safe and well
The 46-year-old had been missing from Raheny.
# faithful companion
Meet Kirobo, Toyota's new friendly robot that could cure your loneliness
The ‘companion robot’ keeps you company but is far from smart.
# car news
The Volkswagen Tiguan hits Ireland and there's important safety news for parents
All the car-related news you need to know – including the Volkswagen Tiguan, Volvo’s new child seats, Toyota’s car-sharing club and more 162 sale events.
# look no hands
Without the budget of Google, these Waterford students created a self-driving car
Instead, it required a lot of imagination to complete it in 12 weeks.
# motoring news
Deals galore as car sellers lure in 162-reg hunters
All the car-related news you need to know – including the new Suzuki Baleno, Volvo S90 and Toyota’s 162 promotions.
# motoring news
This week's motoring news: The price of new cars is dropping in Ireland
Here’s all the car-related news you need to know this week – including a major headache for Toyota.
# not bragging
Toyota told it can't claim to have the 'Best Built Cars in the World'
A ruling by the Irish advertising authority has ruled it is no longer allowed to use the slogan in its advertising.
# From A to B
Will this horseshoe-shaped device help the blind navigate indoors?
The device, called Project BLAID, is being developed by Toyota and could allow the blind and visually impaired to navigate indoor areas.
# Rav4
Toyota is recalling millions of cars because their seatbelts could come apart in a crash
The recall involves Toyota’s RAV4.
# the big ten
These are the top ten brands in the world right now
No prizes for guess number one.
# total recall
Faulty airbags mean Toyota and Nissan must recall thousands of Irish cars
It’s part of a local recall of over 6.5 million vehicles.
# proceed with caution
'It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car'
The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland received complaints about a recent Toyota advertisement among others.
# clarkson
Here's how Toyota paid tribute to Jeremy Clarkson after yesterday's sacking
“Thanks for everything, Jeremy.”
# on the grid
Sales of electric cars in Ireland were up 400% last year*
*That put 222 of the new vehicles onto our roads.
# Prime Numbers
First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers
Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?
# airbag defect
Do you drive a Toyota? Nearly 20,000 of them are being recalled in Ireland
This is the latest in a series of callbacks by the world’s biggest automaker.
# Vroom vroom
What's Ireland's new favourite car?
All change at the top of the new car sales tables…
# Prime Numbers
Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers
Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?
# Safety
Own a Toyota? Multi-million car recall affects 8,500 in Ireland
A range of problems on several models have been identified.
# happy car dealers
This could be the best year for car sales since 2008
That’s according to figures out today which show almost 50,000 have been sold so far this year.
# Vroom vroom
New car sales went up 23 per cent in February
That’s according to the latest figures from the CSO, which compare car sales in February this year with last year.
# total recall
Toyota recalls over a million hybrid cars, 700 in Ireland
The recall on 700 Priuses is due to a software glitch.
# environmentally friendly
Toyota to launch zero-emissions hydrogen powered car next year
The car is said to reach a top speed of 160kph and takes between three to five minutes to charge.
# Vroom vroom
BMW recalls over 1,500 cars in Ireland over air bag fault
The move is part of a global recall of 220,000 vehicles over airbags manufactured 10 years ago.
# Recall
Toyota recall: Car maker joins Honda, Nissan, Mazda in Irish car recall
Toyota has recalled 22,000 cars in addition to Nissan, Honda and Mazda which have recalled over 15,000 cars between them.
# Vroom vroom
Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide
The four giant Japanese carmakers cited the same malfunction in the passenger-side airbags, leading to the massive recall.
# Motoring
Motoring industry reports 11.5pc drop in new cars sold in 2012
The Society of the Irish Motoring Industry says 79,498 cars were sold in 2012 – down from almost 90,000 the year before.
# Vroom vroom
Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit
Toyota did not accept any blame for the mass recalls but agreed to compensate owners who said their cars lost value after dozens of deadly accidents.