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TOYOTA MARKS 25 YEARS AS AUSTRALIA’S BEST-SELLING AUTOMOTIVE BRAND

January 6, 2022

Toyota is marking 25 years as the best-selling automotive brand in Australia with a pledge to bring an even greater customer focus to its operations. Vice President Sales, Marketing & Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said Toyota’s kaizen (continuous improvement) culture would accelerate the introduction of innovative vehicles and services that benefit owners and other road users. “We are progressively upgrading our range with vehicles that have new levels of connectivity, advanced safety features that are...

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BILL ROBERTSON TOYOTA LAUNCHES KINTO RENT

December 9, 2021

Bill Robertson Toyota is pleased to announce the launch of KINTO Rent, to offer expanded mobility services to the local area of Gladstone.  KINTO provides customers with the flexibility to book and drive a Toyota vehicle from an hour to a year at attractive rates – all through the KINTO app.   Since its launch in March 2021, Toyota vehicles booked through KINTO have been available at on-street locations in Melbourne as well as some...

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TOYOTA DEBUTS ALL-NEW COROLLA CROSS IN EUROPE

December 8, 2021

Toyota has taken the covers off its all-new Corolla Cross which will be launched in Australia in the second half of 2022.  The small SUV version of the world’s most popular passenger car joins the new Yaris Cross launched last year as Toyota continues to expand its SUV range. The all-new model will be available in Australia with a choice of front-wheel drive (2WD) petrol and hybrid drivetrains and an AWD model that introduces the...

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Dealership Wins Community Award

November 26, 2021

Bill Robertson Toyota were recently recognised at the annual Motor Traders Assocation Qld, 2021 Industry Awards Gala.  Dealer Principal, James Robertson and wife, Erin, Marketing Manager at Bill Robertson Toyota were on hand at the event to accept the award. James Robertson said, “I know that all local businesses contribute significantly to their communities, sometimes just meeting payroll is a heroic community contribution, however I see all do so much, so to be recognised with...

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TOYOTA MARKS LANDCRUISER’S 70TH BIRTHDAY IN STYLE

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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TOYOTA BOOSTS STYLE AND SAFETY FOR LANDCRUISER PRADO

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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ALL-NEW MIRAI VISITS GLADSTONE  

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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