Sunday, September 27, 2009

Top 3 Car Carmakers

Toyota No. 1 Carmakers 2009

Toyota News

The 2009 Best Global Brands, an annual study carried out by leading brand consultancy Interbrand (in collaboration with Businessweek magazine) shows Toyota still No. 1 among carmakers, followed by Mercedes-Benz and BMW.

Toyota was the highest-ranked auto company among the overall Top 100, positioned at No. 8, two places down from 2008 and 2007. Mercedes-Benz was No. 11 overall in 2008 and had been No. 10 in 2007 but dropped to No. 12 this year. Honda, however, did better, moving from No. 20 in 2008 to No. 18 this year. Hyundai also saw an improvement in overall ranking, going from No. 72 in 2008 to No. 69.

The survey’s summary includes brand values and reflecting the effects of the Justify Fulldownturn in the auto industry, the brand values of all the automakers fell. Toyota’s brand value was calculated at US$31.3 billion, 8% down from what it was worth in 2008. Likewise, Mercedes-Benz also had its brand value lowered by 7% to US$23.9 billion. Among the top 10 in the auto sector, Ford Motor Company’s brand value fell the most, by 12% to US$7 billion.

Other auto-related brands among the Top 100 were Harley-Davidson (73), BP (83), Shell (92) and Lexus (96).

For those interested, the Top three Global Brands were Coca-Cola, IBM and Microsoft, respectively, all of which held the same rankings as in 2008. Coca-Cola’s brand value was estimated at US$68.7 billion, over double that of Toyota’s.


Monday, September 14, 2009

Toyota Passo Sette

PASSO SETTE was made as a new joint development car based on this model though Toyota had PASSO of a compact car by the joint development with Daihatsu. It is a compact minivan that becomes the succession model of SIENTA in fact for Toyota. Greatly extending the wheelbase and having finished it up in the minivan of 3 row seat are the points. The seat arrangement of getting on of 3 row7 person of the compact bodies where the total length was under 4200mm was passed. The form of the one motion adopts the front design of refreshing feeling for the externals design by the feature. Aero type was assumed to be a design that expressed powerful coolly. It images it to the interior design of a central meter and installmental panel shift simple and clean.

The installing engine generates power & torque of 80kW/141N・m by 3SZ-VE type of straight-4 1.5L. An environmental performance has stayed for the standard by the low exhaust gas specification of *** at 50% decrease level in 2005 though a super-intelligent catalyst is adopted. The drive system sets full-time 4WD based on FF. It is combined with all cars and electronically controlled 4-speed AT. The enhancement level of the safety equipment is high, and it is equipped with six SRS curtain air bag corresponding to the SRS side air bag (driver's seat/passenger's seat) and all seats of 3 rows supplemental restraint system airbags though it is a small car. As for VSC&TRC of the antilock brake system, the option is set to 2WD car.


Toyota Altis

Once in a lifetime, comes a car that redefines luxury and style. Which looks and feels like it belongs to a class above. And provides a driving experience so far beyond anything you’ve experienced, that you’ll either be overcome with awe, or stunned by envy. The all-new Corolla Altis.


Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Toyota Wish 2009

As standard, all models come with the 7-speed Sports Sequential Shiftmatic feature which enables manual shifts with models like the 1.8S and 2.0Z featuring steering mounted paddle shifts. The 1.8S model also gets the CVT Sport Mode that improves responsiveness of the tranny during acceleration and deceleration.

The top of the line 2.0Z features a Dynamic Sport Mode that increases responsiveness of acceleration and deceleration, and is also designed for sporty driving during cornering through use of traction control systems and electric power steering. However, with this feature, the 7-seater Wish is forced to turn into a 6-seater compact MPV.


Toyota Wish 2009

The 2009 Toyota Wish 7-seater compact MPV is now available in showrooms across Japan. With sales projections of up to 6,000 per month, the new Toyota Wish is offered with two engine options, both mated to Toyota’s Super CVT-i transmission. Both 1.8 liter and 2.0 liter engines are now equipped with “Valvematic”, which is a continuously variable valve-lift and valve-timing mechanism. With six different trim levels available, buyers can choose either a front wheel drive setup or a four wheel drive setup with both engine types.

Toyota Wish 2009

Toyota has unveiled a redesigned version of the popular 7-seater Toyota Wish MPV. The Wish goes on sale in Japan first and will probably come to Malaysia soon. In Japan, the Wish receives Toyota’s new Valvematic engines. Valvematic is a continuously variable valve timing and valve lift mechanism, while VVT-i which affects timing.
The engines are the 2ZR-FAE for the 1.8L model and the 3ZR-FAE for the 2.0L. The 2.0L makes an impressive 158 PS at 6,200rpm and 196Nm of torque at 4,400rpm (of course the king of the hill is still the Optima facelift’s 163 PS), while the 1.8L units either put out 144 PS and 176Nm of torque or 133 PS and 164Nm of torque. The lower figures are for models equipped with the 4WD drivetrain. All engines are mated to the Super CVT-i transmission, and some have manual paddle shifting for 7 virtual CVT gear ratios.
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Monday, September 7, 2009

Toyota Altis

Toyota Altis Corolla was a typically conservative offering from Toyota, but practical and well built at the same time.Altis is always immediately associated with the various coloured

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Toyota Vios

Toyota Vios, with new engine toyota enables a quick and stable drive through cities and over highways with great fuel efficiency. Ample space for every passenger to stay comfortable. The high quality interior design has a cutting edge flair.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


Toyota Pickup