Category: Toyota News

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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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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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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Latest development in Toyota’s transition to a mobility company – Toyota Australia Launches Kinto Rent

June 3, 2021

Toyota today launched a new service, KINTO Rent, expanding offerings under the KINTO brand to offer mobility services across Australia beyond traditional sales of new vehicles to private and fleet customers. KINTO provides motorists with the flexibility to book and drive a Toyota vehicle from an hour to a year at attractive rates – all through the KINTO app. KINTO Rent enables members to access vehicles from specified off-street locations and participating Toyota Dealerships while...

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Partnership to help demonstrate the viability of zero emission fuel cell vehicles

May 31, 2021

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has become the country’s first organisation to lease the all-new Toyota Mirai FCEV (fuel cell electric vehicle), which uses hydrogen to power the car and emits only water vapour. The vehicle will be used for testing at CSIRO’s test hydrogen refuelling facility in Victoria, currently being developed. As part of its commitment to a sustainable future, Toyota Australia is importing 20 second-generation Mirai FCEVs to lease to progressive businesses and...

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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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Toyota ‘bZ’ – ‘beyond Zero’ – highlights Toyota’s commitment to carbon neutrality, and beyond

April 19, 2021

Toyota has revealed today at Shanghai Motor Show, the bZ4X Concept vehicle, the first featured as part of a global electrification strategy, with plans to expand the range in the future. Toyota has stated that there will be seven ‘bZ’ models to be launched globally by 2025, starting with the bZ4X. ‘bZ’ stands for ‘beyond Zero’, highlighting the direction of the company towards a range of future electrified powertrains, including BEV. Toyota Australia has today...

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