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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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HYBRID POWER FEATURES IN NEXT-GENERATION TOYOTA KLUGER

May 13, 2020

**First seven-seat Toyota SUV with hybrid performance and economy** **Customers can choose between powerful hybrid or V6 petrol engines** **All-new model range due in Australia next year** Toyota has confirmed the next-generation Kluger SUV will offer both hybrid and petrol engine options when it arrives in Australia in the first half of next year.  The new seven-seat Kluger embraces a similar dual-powertrain strategy to that adopted by the Yaris Cross SUV due later this year...

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TOYOTA LENDS A HAND IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

May 1, 2020

** Toyota Australia producing approved face shields for use by hospital staff ** ** Face shields designed, prototyped and manufactured by Product Planning and Development team (PP&D) in conjunction with the Toyota Production System Support Centre (TSSC) in Port Melbourne ** ** Project developed in partnership with 3DEME to identify and supply critically needed medical equipment to local hospitals ** Toyota has utilised its advanced design, technology and production expertise to help assist the medical...

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TOYOTA CELEBRATES EARTH DAY AND REITERATES IMPORTANCE OF TAKING CARE OF OUR PLANET

April 28, 2020

Toyota Australia has marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the unveiling of the first stage of its Hydrogen Centre at the Toyota Centre of Excellence in Altona, Melbourne. This first stage of the $7.4 million Hydrogen Centre – developed with $3.1m of funding support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) – comprises an education facility designed to demonstrate how hydrogen can play a significant role in both the future of transport and...

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TOYOTA CONFIRMS NEW “YARIS CROSS” SUV FOR AUSTRALIA

April 24, 2020

Australia’s love affair with robust, high-riding SUVs is set to intensify late this year when Toyota introduces its newest and most affordable crossover, based on the next-generation Yaris.  The Yaris Cross, unveiled today in a global digital media conference, will join Toyota’s C-HR and RAV4 in offering both petrol and hybrid powertrains. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said Yaris Cross will meet the changing tastes of consumers for SUVs that has...

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Community Notice on Covid-19

March 26, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus across the globe has presented all of us with a difficult set of challenges. Our greatest priority at Bill Robertson Toyota is the safety of our team and valued guests. We want to re-assure you that our team is following vigilant hygiene and social distancing practices to ensure our dealership is a safe environment and remains open to service you. We’ve implemented new procedures including disinfecting all dealership and service...

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Bill Robertson Toyota Recognised For Excellence

March 16, 2020

The Management team from local Toyota Dealer, Bill Robertson Toyota, attended the annual Toyota Queensland Dealer of the Year Awards last weekend and were thrilled to bring back a swag of awards. Most impressive was their two Gold Excellence Awards which names them as the number one regional dealer in Australia for both Used Vehicle Excellence and Brand & Guest Experience Excellence.   Bill Robertson Toyota has been operating in Gladstone since 1972 and also took...

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TOYOTA BOOSTS HYBRID SALES PERFORMANCE

March 9, 2020

**Record sales of Toyota hybrids in Australia** **Rapid expansion forecast in popularity of hybrid vehicles** **Unprecedented demand for hybrid vehicles**Local sales of Toyota’s hybrid vehicles have soared to all-time records on the back of surging demand for their combination of performance and fuel-efficiency.  Australian customers have bought a record 7,597 Toyota hybrids so far this year, a gain of 166 per cent over the same period last year, with hybrids accounting for more than half...

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TOYOTA PRADO SPECIAL EDITION HORIZON DRESSED TO IMPRESS

March 6, 2020

**Prado Kakadu Horizon styling enhancements provide an elegant aesthetic** **Special edition Prado based on top-of-the-range 2.8-litre turbo diesel Kakadu** **Prado Kakadu Horizon priced from $89,590** Toyota has dressed up its top-of-the-range Prado SUV with the launch of a Prado Kakadu Horizon special edition featuring a number of exterior styling enhancements to give it a more elegant look. Among the new features for the Horizon special edition are a front bumper spoiler and spats for the...

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