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Toyota launches Toyota Halo Fleet Management Platform

July 27, 2021

Toyota Australia has launched its new Toyota Halo fleet management platform that uses connected vehicle technologies and near real-time data to help business customers optimise their fleet operations and improve efficiency. Developed in partnership with Australian fleet management software specialist Fleetsu, Toyota Halo is a new service offering, designed to provide fleet and business customers with a fully integrated connected platform to help them effectively manage their fleet operations. Toyota Australia Vice President of Sales,...

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Toyota hybrid sales set to hit new record in 2021

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 mid-2018...

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Toyota Boosts Style and Safety for Landcruiser Prado

July 8, 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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Bringing alive National Tree Day in Brisbane

July 6, 2021

Enjoy getting your hands dirty, and making a positive contribution to your community? Us too! Torque Toyota is committed to a sustainable future, and we’re proud to be working with Planet Ark for our 14th year, on Australia’s largest annual tree-planting and nature care event, Schools Tree Day (30 July) and National Tree Day (1 August). We’re rallying the Brisbane and Moreton Bay community together for this important event, and we’d love YOU to join us! Fun fact: National Tree...

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Upgrades coming to Toyota RAV4 – such as enhanced styling, technology and comfort

June 29, 2021

Toyota is set to make its popular RAV4 medium SUV an even more enticing prospect with an array of new comfort, styling and technology upgrades across the range1. The changes will see every RAV4 petrol and hybrid variant gain new improvements, with production commencing in December 2021. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the update would further boost the appeal of the successful RAV4. “The RAV4’s mix of style...

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How going hybrid can drive your business forward

June 28, 2021

Looking for a way to lower costs, increase productivity, and reduce the carbon footprint of your business? Not only is switching to hybrid vehicles a positive action for the future of your company, it can also boost morale and make for a happier, more productive team. Let us explain! The key benefits to employing a fleet of hybrids for your business include: BOTTOM LINE… THE SAVINGS: Reduced maintenance costs Toyota Hybrids cost around 30% less...

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MEET THE TEAM: North Lakes Sales Consultant, Gavin Peterson

June 18, 2021

Our North Lakes Sales Consultant, Gavin Peterson shares his insights on hybrid vehicles It’s Hybrid Month here at Torque Toyota, so it was only fitting we caught up with our resident hybrid expert and North Lakes Sales Consultant, Gavin! Red Rooster were lucky to have him as a fresh-faced teen team member, but now he’s ours. We just wish he still had the ‘party bus’ (AKA his 1984 Toyota Tarago people-mover) that he used to...

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MEET THE TEAM: Our North Lakes Service Advisor, Michelle Pink

June 14, 2021

Can you stand on your head and paint a pet portrait? Okay, maybe not at the same time, but our Service Advisor, Pinky can do both – because she’s quirky like that!  And that’s one of the many reasons we love her! Michelle “Pinky” Pink is one of the smiling faces who greets our servicing guests and making them feel welcome is what she does best. (Umm, did we just rhyme?) The other thing Pinky’s...

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New Toyota: World Premiere

June 10, 2021

Toyota has unveiled a giant leap forward in 4WD performance and technology with the next-generation LandCruiser making its global debut in the 70th anniversary year of the legendary nameplate. Due in Australia in the final quarter of this year, the new 300 Series is the most capable LandCruiser ever, expanding its unrivalled reputation for on-road refinement, off-road performance, reliability and durability. Everything Toyota has learnt in 70 years of building four-wheel-drive vehicles has gone into...

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Toyota State-of-the-Art Parts Distribution delivers fast and efficient service to all corners of the country

June 7, 2021

Toyota Australia is delivering more parts, faster and more efficiently than ever before with a new world-class warehousing and distribution centre in Melbourne. The new centre was opened last year, and together with existing facilities in Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin, provide Toyota with the largest automotive parts distribution operation in Australia storing more than 4.6 million parts and shipping over 75,000 parts per day to dealers across country. Among the advanced technologies employed in Melbourne...

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