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Toyota Auris Hybrid Coming to UK

Published by on Jul 20th, 2009, 2 Comments

Toyota has finally decided to mass produced its first European C-Segment hybrid variant in the UK. It will be the highly popular Auris that will shun the conventional engine for a greener one and this would happen at a manufacturing plant in Burnaston, in the county of Derbyshire, UK. The production of the car will begin in the middle of 2010 and it will be a full hybrid variant with a lot of UK content.


Toyota is keen to make full hybrids accessible to a larger segment and this development will help foster that approach. The non-hybrid version of the Auris (replaced Corolla) has hit the 370,000 units mark since 2007 and Toyota hopes for a similar achievement once the greener cars start rolling.



Auris looks nice. Making it hybrid will definitely interest many eco friendly buyers.

July 22, 2009 9:12 am Reply


Now, if we could just get the government to reduce the scrappage scheme to UK produced cars only we could all be on to a winner.

January 14, 2010 9:21 am Reply