October 25, 2021

Toyota’s legendary LandCruiser turns 70 today – an historic milestone being celebrated in Australia with the release of special-edition versions of the rugged LandCruiser 70 Series off-roader. The platinum anniversary marks the 1951 Japanese debut of the Toyota BJ, which three years later was renamed LandCruiser – a brand that has been proudly displayed on more than 10 million vehicles sold worldwide. The special-edition model – available in single-cab, double-cab and wagon variants – features...

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October 25, 2021

Toyota has improved the safety and styling of its best-selling LandCruiser Prado large SUV range, introducing new active safety technology on lower variants while boosting the visual appeal of the family off-roader. Following a comprehensive update in August 2020, the Prado has been further upgraded, with additional advanced safety features that were previously reserved for higher-grade variants. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the safety of all Toyota customers...

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October 7, 2021

Toyota Australia have provided an update about the delivery of customer vehicles in the wake of global supply challenges. The company’s Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations, Sean Hanley, said reduced production at plants in Japan was due to continued parts shortages resulting from COVID-19 restrictions in Southeast Asia.  Mr Hanley said the pandemic has curtailed production of vital components such as semiconductors and wiring harnesses. “As a result, Toyota Motor Company has announced...

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October 6, 2021

Bill Robertson Toyota is excited to welcome the All-New Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle exclusively on display at the dealership in the lead up for the 2021 GEA Hydrogen Forum. As an eco-awarded Dealer, Bill Robertson Toyota understands the importance of looking forward to future mobility options and the Mirai with its zero emissions is an important part of Toyota Australia’s ongoing hydrogen vehicle journey. Before the vehicle heads off to the 2021 GEA Hydrogen...

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Toyota Landcruiser 300 Series: The Return of a Legend

October 5, 2021

Toyota has launched its all-new LandCruiser 300 Series, kicking off the next chapter in the legendary off-roader’s storied history. Newly constructed from the ground up, the all-new 300 Series takes the capability, durability and reliability of the iconic LandCruiser nameplate to new levels, while also making advancements in safety, comfort, performance and technology. Key upgrades include a new 3.3-litre V6 twin-turbo diesel engine, a bold new exterior design underpinned by the Toyota New Global Architecture...

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Counterfeit Off-Road Parts Seized

September 27, 2021

Repost from Genuine Is Best  (13 Sept 2021) Four-wheel drive enthusiasts are at risk of being duped by counterfeit ‘strut spacers’ that place vehicles in danger of catastrophic failure. The strut spacers promise to improve off-road performance, illegally bearing genuine brand marks to deceive drivers into thinking they have received a part backed by their vehicle’s maker. Marketed online, a batch was recently seized by Australian Border Force. The strut spacers create an increase in...

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Child Seat Fitment and Sales Now Offered at Dealership

September 7, 2021

Bill Robertson Toyota loves locals and their team are always looking for ways to continue their support within the Gladstone community. That’s why when they realsied there were no certified baby seat fitters in the region, they knew this was a vital service greatly needed in the community.  The dealership took it upon themselves to conduct Kidsafe Qld training for a number of their team to become certifed car seat fitters.   Bill Robertson Toyota...

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September 6, 2021

Customer deliveries of the highly anticipated Toyota LandCruiser 300 will be delayed, Toyota Australia has announced. As previously advised, LandCruiser production in Japan has been halted for part of August and most of September due to COVID-19 restrictions in Southeast Asia that have led to parts shortages. However, a limited number of vehicles will be in dealerships as demonstrator models nationally from early October, giving our valued customers the opportunity to experience the new LandCruiser...

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August 17, 2021

Toyota has sold its 50 millionth Corolla, cementing its position as the world’s most popular model.  Over the course of the past 54 years, Australians have played a significant role in its success with more than 1.5 million Corollas sold locally. Australia was the first export market for Corolla when 15 examples of the small 1.1-litre KE10 two-door sedan left the factory in Japan in November 1966.   They went on sale here the following year...

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Bill Robertson Toyota nominated for MTA Queensland’s Community award

August 11, 2021

PUBLISHED ARTICLE REPOST – Gladstone Observer, Jacobbe McBride, Wednesday Augutst 11   A long-serving Gladstone automotive business was recently nominated for a prestigious award.   The Motor Trades Association of Queensland recently announced Bill Robertson Toyota Gladstone as a nominee for a Community Award.  The MTA Queensland’s community award will be presented to an individual or member business who is a role model in their community.   Bill Robertson Toyota dealership principle James Robertson said...

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