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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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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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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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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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TOYOTA AUSTRALIA RECALLS VEHICLES DUE TO FUEL PUMPS

March 5, 2020

Toyota Australia has just announced that it will initiate a safety recall involving FJ Cruiser, Camry, Corolla, Kluger, Hilux, Landcruiser and Prado vehicles produced between September 2013 – June 2015 and September 2017 – July 2019. The total number of vehicles involved is 45,683. The involved vehicles are equipped with a fuel pump which may stop operating. If this were to occur, warning lights and messages may display on the instrument panel, and the engine...

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