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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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TWO NEW FLAGSHIPS FOR LANDCRUISER 300 SERIES

August 4, 2021

Toyota Australia will launch two dramatically contrasting flagship LandCruiser variants when the all-new 4WD range goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year.  The dual strategy involves the introduction of GR Sport, offering distinctive off-road character and prowess, and Sahara ZX with a high-quality focus emphasising peerless on-road luxury.   The vehicles will arrive at Bill Robertson Toyota in the coming months.  Register your interest here. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise...

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TOYOTA ANNOUNCES KEY UPGRADES FOR HIACE AND GRANVIA

August 2, 2021

Toyota Australia has announced updates for its HiAce van, HiAce Commuter Bus and Granvia wagon, bringing added technology and comfort and convenience features while offering a streamlined choice for customers.  Headlining the model updates, available from September, is the addition of new safety and security technology with the fitment of Toyota Connected Services1 to all models. Inside, all three models benefit from upgraded features with Granvia customers treated to a higher level of luxury with rear...

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TOYOTA MARKS LANDCRUISER’S 70TH BIRTHDAY IN STYLE

August 2, 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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Electric Powered Vehicle Labels Now Required

July 16, 2021

SOURCE: Reposted from Department of Transport and Main Roads – June 8 2021 Please be advised that some changes to legislation in Queensland have been made in relation to electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Registered owners of electric vehicles manufactured after 1 January 2019 (or modified to be an electric-powered vehicle after 1 January 2019) are now legally required to display an electric vehicle label to the front and rear number plates of the...

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TOYOTA CELEBRATES 200,000 HYBRID ELECTRIC SALES IN AUSTRALIA

July 15, 2021

Toyota has achieved a significant milestone on its path towards a zero-emission future, selling the brand’s 200,000th hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) in Australia.  A total of 210,817 Toyota HEVs have been sold in this country to the end of June 2021, led by Camry, RAV4, Corolla and Prius. The most recent 100,000 sales took just three years with demand accelerating as customers capitalise on the benefits of money-saving economy and low emissions.  It took until...

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Not All Hybrids Are Created Equal – Think Hybrid, Think Toyota

July 14, 2021

Toyota Hybrid vehicles combine the power of a petrol engine with the efficiency of two electric motors to deliver a seamless, smooth acceleration and an irresistible drive. The hybrid system allows you to cover more ground while lowering emissions1. Our hybrid battery is recharged while you drive so it’s always ready to go without ever needing to be plugged in. Two decades ago we changed the game with Prius – the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle...

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Get Your Hands Dirty for Gladstone’s National Tree Day Event

July 14, 2021

Toyota Australia and Planet Ark‘s National Tree Day is on again! Now in its 21st year, and following the success of the 2019 community event, Gladstone Regional Council, Conservation Volunteers Australia and Bill Robertson Toyota are again partnering to conduct  this free community tree planting event alongside to celebrate Australia’s largest annual tree planting and nature care event.  The event encourages communities to help preserve the environment for future generations. “National Tree Day is an important national campaign that Toyota dealerships...

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TOYOTA BOOSTS STYLE AND SAFETY FOR LANDCRUISER PRADO

July 7, 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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ALL-NEW TOYOTA KLUGER ARRIVES IN AUSTRALIA

June 2, 2021

Toyota’s all-new Kluger large SUV has arrived in Australia sporting a stylish sculpted look, significantly improved safety features, enhanced driving dynamics and for the first time in Australia, a hybrid powertrain.  The fourth-generation of one of Australia’s favourite family seven-seat SUVs has raised the bar, with the all-new model offering customers a more premium, refined and sustainable vehicle. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the addition of hybrid to...

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