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End of an Era Part 2 – History of Prius

June 21, 2022

History of Prius Ever since the Prius was released globally in 1997, Toyota has positioned hybrid electric vehicle technology as a core technology for the company, as evidenced by its widespread use across model lines. An emphasis on the development and production of core components such as motors, inverters, batteries and electronic control units was borne from substantial investment from Toyota Motor Corporation, which has resulted in the smooth, responsive and efficient powertrains that Australians...

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Safety Boosts for Iconic Workhorse LC 70Series

May 12, 2022

Toyota is set to upgrade its iconic workhorse 4WD LandCruiser 70 Series with improvements to safety technology and an increase in gross vehicle mass (GVM), offering greater payload. Due to arrive in November of 2022, the upgraded LandCruiser 70 Series pickup and wagon range benefits from the addition of a pre-collision safety system incorporating autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection1. This builds upon the already extensive safety technology that includes anti-lock braking, traction...

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May 11, 2022

Its an end of an era as Toyota Australia has announced the local discontinuation of the Prius hybrid electric vehicle, following a successful 21-year stint as the first-ever Toyota hybrid to be offered in Australia. The Prius was introduced locally in October 2001, laying the foundation for Toyota’s current leadership in electrified powertrain technology that saw a record 65,491 electrified vehicles sold in 2021. Over the journey Toyota has sold 20,847 examples of the Prius,...

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RAV4 upgrade with new safety & technology features

April 29, 2022

The popular RAV4 is getting some upgrades in the second half of this year with a raft of enhancements to its multimedia, technology and safety systems1. Headlining the upgrades will be the introduction of the latest generation multimedia system across the range that incorporates USB-C connection and the addition of Toyota Connected Services2. Improving safety features has also been a priority, with all models featuring an upgraded Toyota Safety Sense suite of driver assistance technologies,...

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Easter Trading

April 1, 2022

All departments will be closed over the Easter holidays. From all of us here at John Cole Toyota, we wish you all a safe and happy Easter! Easter Trading Hours Good Friday 15th April – Closed Saturday 16th April – Closed Easter Sunday 17th April – Closed Easter Monday 18th April – Closed Tuesday 19th April – Normal Trading

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MyToyota Movie Offer

March 24, 2022

School holidays are here, and myToyota is helping you take your little ones to the big screen for less. myToyota Movies is available to all myToyota members at participating cinemas.  Log in to your myToyota account to book your discounted tickets today. If you’re not a myToyota member yet it’s quick and easy to register. and while your exploring the app, why not book yourself a service if its due too? its quick and...

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It’s in our nature to protect one another.

January 20, 2022

According to RACQ, 1 in 3 drivers will need some sort of roadside assistance to help them. Whether it’s because of a breakdown, a flat battery or flat tyre, or require emergency fuel and or tow. Would you or your P Plater know what to do if help is needed? With Toyota Extra Care, you dont need to because at the touch of a button, help will be on its way. From as little as...

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Are your brakes safe?

January 20, 2022

Introducing SafeTStop, the plate brake tester designed to provide you with a precise and transparent insight of how your vehicle is performing. In less than a minute, our technicians in Atherton can test and provide you with a printed report illustrating your vehicles: brake performance of EACH wheel tyre wear and drag, wheel alignment status, and suspension and ride quality. Giving you the information about what is going on underneath and alerting you when your...

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QLD Covid Business Requirement Update

December 23, 2021

To keep yourself and our team safe, please ensure that you have a mask on whilst inside our building, check in using the QLD Check in app and Sanitise your hands during your visit. Covid-19 Business Requirements will take effect on Friday, 17 December 2021. Due to the easing of border restrictions, COVID-19 will start to circulate in our community, and this includes the new Omicron variant. To ensure that all staff, visitors, and guests of...

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Christmas Trading Hours.

December 21, 2021

Merry Christmas from all of us at John Cole Toyota – 2021 Christmas Trading Hours:  As the holidays is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the last 12 months and those who have continued to support us during this challenging time. It is in this sprit that we say thank you for your continued partnership and business. We wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and all the best for the new year ahead....

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