Toyota launches 'dream car' contest

Toyota has announced that it will be accepting entries for its Dream Car Art Contest until January 31 of next year.

The contest, which is now in its sixth year, challenges children aged 15 and under from across the world to draw or paint their vision of the ultimate car.

While the look of a car often influences motorists in their decision to buy a new vehicle, the costs of products like car insurance will also need to be factored into their budget.

Those who win in each national round of the Toyota contest, in February 2012, will be entered into the world final, which will be held in May.

Prizes will be distributed at an awards ceremony in Japan in August.

In the 2011 contest, two UK regional winners - Elisa Dawa and Amy Jackson - went on to become world finalists in the competition.

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