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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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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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May 12, 2021

Toyota is continuing to drive towards an ever more fuel-efficient and environmentally conscious lineup with all-new Kluger, due to arrive here in June, becoming the eighth model in the Toyota range to feature a hybrid drivetrain.  In addition to offering a hybrid drivetrain for the first time in Kluger in Australia, the new model features a stylish family-friendly design, and significantly improved safety and advanced technology giving it a more premium ambience. Toyota Australia Vice...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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