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Our top picks for Toyota’s best compact small cars for 2021

March 1, 2021

Whether you live a city lifestyle, are looking downsize, or just not keen on the costs of a bigger car – there are many benefits that can come with owning a compact vehicle. One look at Toyota’s range of compact cars and it’s clear that Small really does have it all! Here, we’ve highlighted our Top 3 suggestions from Toyota’s fleet of compact cars – including what our customers are saying about them. 1. The...

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Travel with Your Dog in Your Car

February 23, 2021

10 Tips to Travel with Your Dog in Your Car Weekends and holidays are times for family fun, and if you have a dog, chances are you consider them part of the family and want to bring them along too! Whether it’s a short jaunt to the beach or a longer road trip, here are 10 tips for how to keep your dog safe in the car when you’re travelling. 1. Get them used to...

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Toyota aims at early 2020s for Autonomous EV Mobility Services

February 22, 2021

Toyota has outlined plans for its innovative e-Palette autonomous electric vehicles to provide practical on-demand transport services for customers in different markets and regions in the early 2020s. Working with a range of partners, the autonomous vehicles will be deployed at Toyota’s Woven City, a fully connected prototype city of tomorrow being built in the foothills of Mount Fuji in Japan. This real-world testing will pave the way for commercial operation in the next few...

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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING CLUB OPEN FOR MEMBERSHIP

February 1, 2021

Passionate fans of Toyota’s GR performance brand can now sign up for membership of the GAZOO RACING CLUB gaining access to exclusive events, experiences and content, club merchandise, and special offers, discounts and club rates from Toyota, its partners and sponsors. Initially offered exclusively to owners of GR Supra and GR Yaris, the free 12-month membership of the club is designed to bring like-minded motoring enthusiasts together and celebrate their passion for performance driving, motorsports...

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The real reasons you need to change your engine oil…

February 1, 2021

Vegemite doesn’t lubricate engines. (Well, duh? I hear you saying). Okay, wait – let us share the whole story. Torque Toyota’s Senior Service Advisor, Shane Donaldson, is our resident expert on quite a few things – including educating our guests on the importance of changing their engine oil. When Shane first started talking about Vegemite a little while back, it made us all a little hungry! Then he elaborated, and we realised he’s actually one...

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TORQUE TOYOTA’S TOP 5 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2021

February 1, 2021

2020 certainly went down in the history books as a year like no other and with a lockdown already under our belts here in Brisbane, who knows what else the new year has in store! With this in mind, our Torque Toyota team has been thinking about how they’re going to tackle 2021, with whatever it may throw their way. For a bit of New Year inspo, here are our top 5 tips on how...

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Torque Toyota’s Top 20 all-time best driving songs

January 21, 2021

Looking for that perfect playlist for your commute or next road trip? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the 20 best songs that’ll have you singing, moving, grooving (safely – gentle arms and passengers only, of course) and having a blast when you next hit the road. We’ve covered a few different eras, so check out our list for some inspo, and head to your favourite music streaming service – such as Apple...

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Torque Toyota’s Top tips for keeping your car clean and organised

January 21, 2021

With Aussies spending increasingly more time in their cars (a whopping average of 13,000km driving per year, to be precise), it’s no wonder they can become a breeding ground of empty water bottles and stray toys. Whether you’re more Marie Kondo or clutterbug, you’ll love the efficiency of having a bit more organisation in your vehicle. So, if your car is starting to look a little like a bomb’s hit it – don’t worry, we’ve...

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New-generation car introduces Racing Hybrid brand

January 15, 2021

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing begins a new era of endurance racing with the launch of its all-new GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar, which will compete in the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The reigning world champions and three-time Le Mans winners will defend their titles against new manufacturer competitors using the racing version of Toyota’s upcoming hypercar road car. Team President Hisatake Murata said WEC participation under the new Racing Hybrid branding would enhance Toyota’s...

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Toyota Australia and BHP announce pilot trial of converted Electric Vehicle

January 11, 2021

Toyota Australia today announced a local electric-vehicle pilot trial with Australia’s leading resources company, BHP. The small-scale trial involves a LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute that has been converted to a battery-electric vehicle by Toyota Australia’s Product Planning and Development division in Port Melbourne. The converted vehicle – equipped for underground mine use – will operate under full battery power and will not require any fuel to run. The trial will take place at a...

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