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Toyota’s Support For Heart Of Australia

July 28, 2020

Our dealership is proud to be a supporter of the community service initiative, Heart of Australia program which brings much needed medical support to our community.   Heart of Australia brings specialist services to rural communities on three custom-designed clinic-on-wheels delivering monthly specialist medical investigation and treatment clinics to regional, rural and remote area communities across West and Central Queensland.   Without Heart of Australia, patients would need to make the trip to Brisbane to receive...

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Bill treasures many memories at Gladstone institution

July 22, 2020

REPOST: Story and Photo credit – Nick Kossatch, from todaystale.com/SportsCQ   For almost 50 years, the Gladstone community has been superbly served by Bill Robertson Toyota Gladstone.  It’s an institution and father and son Bill and James Robertson share many a memory.   Farm machinery to cars and fights – Bill Robertson recalls   In the early 1970s, Bill Robertson and his brother-in-law took over a business, originally called Dahl Brothers.  It was the very...

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TOYOTA UNVEILS A BOLDER, MORE STYLISH AND SAFER CAMRY

July 16, 2020

Toyota has unveiled a facelifted Camry that brings a bold new look, the latest in Toyota Safety Sense technology and new dash design for Australia’s favourite family sedan.  The upgraded Camry will arrive in Australia in the first half of next year and offers buyers a stylish and safe four-door sedan with the comfortable and dynamic road manners to make every journey a pleasure. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said over...

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TOYOTA CROSSES COROLLA WITH ROBUST SUV STYLE AT GLOBAL REVEAL

July 13, 2020

Toyota is expanding its industry-leading SUV line-up with a stylish Corolla-based vehicle that features raised ground clearance, dynamic performance and fuel-efficient hybrid technology. This global model has debuted today in Thailand where the vehicle will go on sale first. The Corolla Cross combines Toyota’s best-selling nameplate with Toyota’s strong heritage in small-car design and SUV engineering. Due in Australia in late 2022, Corolla Cross benefits from Toyota’s experience as a pioneer in recreational SUVs 25...

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NEW-GENERATION YARIS TO LEAPFROG COMPETITORS

June 24, 2020

**Yaris will become the new light-car benchmark** **More powerful, more efficient 3-cyl engines replace 4-cyl units** **Local launch in August** Toyota Australia’s new-generation Yaris will leapfrog competitors in the light-car market, setting a new benchmark with segment firsts and the introduction of in-demand premium features.  Advanced driver-assist and safety features in the fourth-generation Yaris include technologies aimed at reducing accidents at intersections1, plus a new airbag designed to protect the heads of front-seat occupants –...

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HELP YOUR LOCAL CLUB PUMP UP THEIR FUNDRAISING

June 23, 2020

The Toyota Good for Footy fundraising raffle is back on again for another year and now has never been a better time to support your local Club.  You can buy your tickets online now here. It’s an uncertain time in our community, and especially in the world of grassroots football, with training and matches only just starting to kick off again around our region.  At this unprecedented time for us all, we understand that financial support...

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TOYOTA FORTUNER BOOSTS POWER, STYLE AND FEATURES

June 8, 2020

Toyota has unveiled a mid-life upgrade for its seven-seat Fortuner SUV, elevating its visual appeal while assembling multiple improvements to engine, driving and towing performance.  Due in Australia in late August, Fortuner’s bold exterior styling is refreshed with a more premium look, reflecting the vehicle’s dual role as a comfortable urban transporter and a rugged off-road explorer. But the most significant changes are under the skin where new and revised engine components result in noticeable...

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NEW HILUX UPGRADES STYLE, PERFORMANCE AND FEATURES

June 4, 2020

A bolder, tougher-looking HiLux range has made its global debut along with an expanded line-up and significant improvements to performance, fuel economy, ride comfort, towing and equipment levels.  The updated HiLux, arriving in our showroom from late August, offers beefier output from its biggest-selling 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine due to multiple new components and enhanced cooling.  Like to be on of the first to view the upgraded model?  Contact our team today to register your interest...

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Government’s Instant Asset Write-Off Changes Explained

June 1, 2020

The Australian Government has announced a new Economic Stimulus Package for businesses to assist with the purchase of assets. What’s in the stimulus package? Instant Asset Write-Off – Immediate tax write-off of a new or second-hand asset up to the value of $150,000 (previously $30,000) if the asset is installed and ready for use by 30 June 2020. Backing Business Investment – Immediate 50% tax write-off of a new asset of unlimited value, purchased and...

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ROAD TO RECOVERY

May 25, 2020

Repost from MTA Queensland…Source: Motor Trader E-magazine (June 2020) 21 May 2020 New car dealers are having a rough time of it thanks to the coronavirus. The recent revelation of a 48.5 per cent fall in new car sales nationally in April confirmed that dealerships were under enormous pressure from the pandemic lockdown, and dealing with the setback was one the most significant challenges the sector has faced.   For James Robertson, Dealer Principal of Bill Robertson...

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