Production starts in Derbyshire on Toyota's new sports car

Toyota cars leaving Toyota's main UK plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire. Credit: PA

Production begins today on Toyota's new Auris Touring Sports car at their Burnaston plant in Derbyshire. Toyota says the car will go on sale in some parts of Europe in July. The car is the first full hybrid estate vehicle and will be built for Europe exclusively in the UK.

The new car will be available in full hybrid, petrol and diesel variants.