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My Toyota App

Now you can manage your Toyota experience when and where it suits you. The MyToyota App gives you quick and direct access to everything you need to know about your Toyota vehicle(s).
Toyota South Africa is the only company to offer a mobile app fully integrated with manufacturer and dealer systems. Download the App today!
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For Toyota owners, the following functions are specifically designed for Toyota owners to manage and monitor aspects of their ownership:
 
My Garage, displaying vehicle information and history, and allowing the allocation of drivers to vehicles
My Deals, showing transaction progress and history with the purchase of a vehicle
Booking of Services directly into Toyota’s Service Plus system, with immediate confirmation
Roadside Assistance request, using current location and easy one-touch submission to the AA
Finance information, providing quick reference info on finance agreements with Toyota Financial Services
Locate a Dealer, providing a map with Toyota dealers in the vicinity with address and contact details
Real-time Quotes on Genuine Extended Service Plans and Warranties

For Toyota enthusiasts and owners, the MyToyota mobile app is also a useful reference for all things Toyota:
The Showroom, showcasing the line-up of Toyota models in full detail
Toyota News, providing hot off the press news and information on Toyota
Toyota Zone, Toyota’s in-house publication can also be accessed from the app
Promotions, with the latest offers on Toyota vehicles and products
Booking of Test Drives with dealer in the vicinity
Applying for finance with Toyota Financial Services

Toyota South Africa is the only manufacturer to offer a mobile app fully integrated with manufacturer and dealer systems, thereby offering state-of-the-art functionality.
 

04 Feb 2016READ MORE
Exciting Camping Trips Coming Up

We have 4 exciting camping trips coming up, and hope you can join us and experience some great 4x4ing and camping.
 
1.Serindipity –(Naboomspruit)
11 to 13 September
R 1 600.00 Per vehicle (under 12 –R120.00)(R220.00 per additional adults)

2.Lesotho - 22 to 25 September
R 2 750.00 per person

3.Tour of the Fish Eagle (Louis Trichardt)
6 to 10 October
R 3 800.00 per vehicle

4.Rust de Winter
23 to 25 October
R 1 100.00 per vehicle 

Botswana December – only 2 spots left – get your reg form in quick.

02 Sep 2015READ MORE
2 Rivers Trip for Friends and Family over the past weekend, East Rand Toyota -ERT4X4

A Private Group requested the 2 Rivers Trip for Friends and Family over the past weekend, East Rand Toyota -ERT4X4 arranged the necessary,and it was time to meet and greet the people in Boksburg and Drive to Giyani for the first night camp in the River.

Over the next 4 days and a total round trip of 1000km`s we traversed various rock obstacles, mud pools and the inevitable soft river sand.Weather was warm with 27 degree temp in the day, however evenings, did get a bit chilly.

Next 2 RIVERS trip 5th to 9th August and 13th to 16th August

- Father and Son weekend.

14 Jul 2015READ MORE
KNIGHTS / CHOC charity golf day

 Martin Erwee NATIONAL KNIGHTS CHAIRMAN from East Rand Toyota, Boksburg and the Gauteng Knights hosted a KNIGHTS/CHOC charity golf day at the Benoni Country Club on the 15th of October 2014.
 
 They managed to raise an impressive R120 134.00 on the day which is an all-time record breaking amount for a fund raiser. This amount will go toward the purchase of a brand new vehicle, which will be handed to CHOC at the end of the year during a function held at Toyota SA.
 
 The additional vehicle should assist them greatly in collecting some of the less fortunate children for their treatments at the various CHOC houses in Gauteng.
 
 So a HUGE thank you goes out to all the clients and Toyota Knights that contributed to the success of this particular fund raiser

08 Jul 2015READ MORE
ERT 4X4 held a 4X4 Recovery Training day at Heidelberg 4X4 on Saturday the 18th October, 5 vehicles equipped with various winches and recovery gear attended.

 ERT 4X4 held a 4X4 Recovery Training day at Heidelberg 4X4 on Saturday the 18th October, 5 vehicles equipped with various winches and recovery gear attended.
 
 The day covered the basics of the hi -lift jack, winch operation, snatch and pull straps, with an abundance of additional information on hand.
 
All the above concentrated on the correct usage of this equipment and the safety of the operators, family and vehicles.

Ending the day at the lapa with a braai, friendships were formed, and East Rand Toyota customers bonded. Sprocket the Jack Russel, kept an eye on everyone, ensuring they behaved themselves.

Thank you
Leon Stols and Family
Tian and Arjen Stols
Thumali and Son
Lance Ireland
Sandro Stadler
Hoping you all had a pleasurable and informative day.

03 Jul 2015READ MORE
Saturday ERT 4X4 held another Driver Training day for Tomco Armature winders, and their clients at Heidelberg 4x4 Trail.

A most enjoyable and successful event for East Rand Toyota and the Off-Road venture.

If you require any additional assistance or information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind Regards

Tony Yeo

4x4 trips and adventures

Cell No 072 446 4732

Tel No 011 841 1700

Email tryeo@um.co.za

GPS: S26.10’49” & E28.14’49”

03 Jul 2015READ MORE
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL BLOOD SERVICES

The East Rand Toyota blood drive was arranged by Martin Erwee East Rand Toyota's knight of the year. The Event was hosted at Melherbe Rigg and Ranwell attorneys in Boksburg on Saturday the 21st of July. All the staff at East Rand Toyota were there to donate blood.

Join the donation and commit to donating blood four times a year.

03 Jul 2015READ MORE
Sunday 13 April saw East Rand Toyota 4x4, making new friends, as we held another succsssesful Training day at the De Wildt 4x4 Nature Trail.

Sunday 13 April saw East Rand Toyota 4x4, making new friends, as we held another successful training day at the De Wildt 4x4 Nature Trail.

Without incident, we ended the day with a Braai, and feedback has been positive, as some of the customers, who attended, have now booked for the upcoming Sani and Botswana Trips.

If you require any additional assistance or information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Tony Yeo

4x4 Weekend away trips 2014

tryeo@unitransmotors.co.za

03 Jul 2015READ MORE
The Chad & Mel Fairytale

The Chad & Mel Fairytale; Martin Erwee – the only man on the planet to chauffer an Olympic Gold medalist to a Matric Farewell two years after Chad Le Clos had to cut his own Matric Farewell short due to swimming obligations.

By Michelle Erwee
Martin Erwee – the only man on the planet to chauffer an Olympic Gold medalist to a Matric Farewell two years after Chad Le Clos had to cut his own Matric Farewell short due to swimming obligations. Martin Erwee offered to drive Melanie and Chad to her Matric Dance in a Lexus is 250 coupe after he heard on Highveld 94.7 that she had been waiting for Chad at the airport the day they returned from the Olympics’. She held up a big poster asking him to the Matric Dance and he agreed: “If my schedule permits,” he said. Martin Erwee is a constant pillar in the Boksburg community and a Toyota Knight for the past 16 years. He has managed to hold on the prestigious title of “Knight of the Year” for the past 5 years consecutively and as I know him could not let this opportunity slip through his fingers. He is innovative and modest, making him the perfect man to carry such an elite title. A true role model for all future Toyota Knight!

Chad arrived in Johannesburg O.R Tambo airport at 15h15 on Saturday 29 September and was equally modest about his recent accomplishments. With his boyish charms and quirky sense of humor I knew that Melanie Olhaus was in for a treat!
When asked whether he was excited, Chad replied: “I’m so nervous! I don’t want to spoil her evening for her! I’m just so nervous!” In my opinion that is the traits of a true gentleman.
Chad comes from a large family: “I have two brothers and a sister,” he said. Chad told Martin on their way to the Olhaus residence: “I want to be here for the people. I want to show the people that you can be an Olympic Champion and still be a normal guy!” Martin later commented: “I know I liked him from the moment I met him. He is so down to earth and modest.”
Chad had a signing in Durban earlier that day and would fly to Dubai on Sunday 30 September for the world series, which made it all the more special that he took the time to do this! His aunt Didie handed him a corsage she had arranged with Melanie’s name on it, “What is it?” he asked and we all burst out laughing, “sorry, I’m just so nervous!”
After a few minutes of debate over a tie, it was unanimous and we left his aunt’s house with him wearing the red one. On arrival at the Olhaus residence in Bassonia, Melanie’s mother had arranged for a “small” private function before the Matric Dance as well as a private photo shoot.
Melanie walked toward him, looking exquisite and like absolute royalty. He stepped back when he saw her and said: “Whoa!”

She looked so beautiful with her dreamy eyes and dress made for the red carpet! Gert-Johan Coetzee designed her dress. Both Mel and Chad handled the Press and photographers like pros!
JRD supplied the private security and convoy to the dance and I have to mention how professional and sufficient they were.
Finally on our way to the dance, Chad was very impressed to discover that Mel was also a swimmer. They talked like old friends and Martin finally relaxed, assured that the two of them would get along just fine. “I feel like a father, dropping off my daughter,” said Martin; in an over protective tone only a parent can understand.
Arriving at Birchwood in Boksburg, sitting on the back of the Lexus coupe we were once more overwhelmed by Press.
Martin stopped in front of the red carpet rolled out for them and Chad – being the gentleman – lifted Melanie out of the car and gently placed his lovely date down.
Afterward Martin smiled and I asked him what he was thinking: “I wonder … they seemed so in tune, I wonder if this might become more than just a dance for them.” Who knows?

03 Jul 2015READ MORE
CHOC Easter Egg hunt

Martin Erwee,Toyota Knights Chairman and Knight of the year winner, accompanied by Miss World Universal 2014 Charnett Korff organized an Easter egg hunt for some of the young patients at the CHOC HOUSE in Saxonworld, Johannesburg on Thursday 26 March. Most of the Easter eggs were sponsored by the Toyota Knights as well as various other gifts sponsored by Miss World Universal. CHOC is just one of many charities that the Toyota Knights support on an ongoing basis and it was a great privilege for everyone involved to brighten up some little faces with this gesture.

03 Jul 2015READ MORE