Category: Torque Toyota News & Events


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 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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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: 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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All the Benefits and Options in Hybrid

June 7, 2021

Noticed the increase in hybrids on the roads these days? From personal use vehicles, to taxis, to fleets and ride shares – there’s a very good reason they’re everywhere! Hybrid technology is refined, economical, offers maximum performance, and low emissions, so – I mean, really, why wouldn’t you? Toyota currently has eight hybrid models in its range, and a whopping 12 million Toyota Hybrid cars sold globally to date. By 2025, it’s anticipated that all...

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TORQUE TOYOTA GR CAR SHOW

April 21, 2021

A car capable of winning the WRC, but for driving every day? Sounds too good to be true, right! Enter, the all-new GR Yaris Rallye. From Toyota’s Gazoo Racing brand – which has revitalised Toyota’s passion for exhilarating performance and racing without compromising on world-class safety – this highly anticipated track-ready sports car makes its Australian debut next month. With just 200 Rallyes released in Australia, Torque has only been able to snap one up...

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MEET THE TEAM: Our North Lakes Business Manager, Laurence Hutton

April 21, 2021

What does an empty mug and a problem have in common? Both can be solved by coffee, along with our amazing North Lakes Business Manager, Laurence Hutton! That’s right, Laurence is Torque’s resident coffee connoisseur / problem solver / finance expert – and boy has he got some great insights when it comes to financing vehicles. Laurence has earned his stripes in the automotive industry, having started out his career as a mechanic, through to...

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Hybrid Headlines All-New Toyota Kluger: More stylish, safer, larger and more technologically advanced

April 13, 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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MEET THE TEAM: Fleet Account Manager, Connor Battersby

April 13, 2021

Connor Battersby may be the ‘new guy’ here at Torque Toyota Albion, but he’s certainly no stranger to the automotive industry! Connor joined us from Toowoomba Toyota in January, and as our new Fleet Account Manager, it already feels like he’s been here forever. From his expertise in business fleet, to his cheeky new ritual of wishing our Retail team (who of course work Saturdays) a ‘great weekend’ when he leaves on a Friday – we...

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