MELBOURNE – Toyota Motor Corp. Australia Ltd. is giving its Avalon a A$26 million ($18 million) makeover in an attempt to make it a serious competitor to the Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon in the large 6-cyl. market here. The Avalon was seen as a serious challenger when it was launched in July 2000, with Toyota predicting sales of 20,000 annually. Last year, only 8,588 units were sold. "What happened to Avalon? A car called Commodore and a car called Falcon happened to Avalon," John ...
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