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Join us for an evening of mobility information, inspiration, and action.

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COME AND JOIN US 5:30PM THURSDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER AT THE BOWATER TOYOTA GR GARAGE AS WE TAKE THE TOYOTA MOBILITY PROJECT TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY IS SOMETHING WE REALLY BELIEVE IN. WE ARE COMMITTED TO BEING PART OF THE SOLUTION. OUR APP BASED SYSTEM WILL GENERATE REMARKABLE SAVINGS, FOR YOU AND OUR ENTIRE COMMUNITY. 

With over 1700 downloads, and close to 20,000kms travelled since we began the year long pilot at the end of 2022, the Toyota Mobility Project has established itself as a game changer for mobility in our region. If you are already using the App to access our Toyota Mobility Project fleet, you will know just how easy and convenient it is. If you have downloaded the App because you like the idea of it but haven't used it yet, we would love to invite you along to meet with those active users and share in the successes so far, and learn what lies ahead as we enter the next chapter of the Pilot Project. If you want to learn more about this exciting project, this is the perfect opportunity! Drinks and fantastic finger food from Hatties Cafe will be shared, so please let us know so we can cater accordingly.

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WE WILL SEE YOU AT 82 ACHILLES AVENUE.

RSVP to the team by calling us on 0800 269 283 or emailing us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Is it time for a good look at how you move about the region?

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COME AND JOIN US 5:30PM ThursDAY 21st September AT THE BOWATER TOYOTA GR GARAGE as we take the Toyota Mobility project to the next level.

Sustainable mobility is something we really believe in. We are committed to being part of the solution. Our App based system will generate remarkable savings, for you and our entire community. 

Thank you for being a part of our pilot project. With over 1700 downloads, and close to 20,000kms travelled since we began the year long pilot at the end of 2022, the Toyota Mobility Project has established itself as a game changer for mobility in our region. If you are already using the App to access our Toyota Mobility Project fleet, you will know just how easy and convenient it is. If you have downloaded the App because you like the idea of it but haven't used it yet, we would love to invite you along to meet with those active users and share in the successes so far, and learn what lies ahead as we enter the next chapter of the Pilot Project. 

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WE WILL SEE YOU AT 82 ACHILLES AVENUE.

RSVP to the team by calling us on 0800 269 283 or emailing us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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We are ready to launch

GR Garage Launch

Come and join us 5pm Friday 2nd June at the Bowater Toyota GR Garage. Help Celebrate the launch of our exciting new space.

The Toyota GR range may be hard to own, but we are determined to make sure that they are not hard to experience for our favourite customers. 

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We are opening up access to 4 iconic GR models, including the brand new GR Corolla, via our Toyota Mobility Project App for VIP Club members. You can unlock and collect these cars to drive at your leisure, for an hour or for the weekend. The choice is yours. Join us to learn how this all works, check out our collection of GR vehicles with some to be seen for the first time in Nelson, along with some iconic classics we have gathered into our awesome new space. Hear about the GR story from the Gazoo Racing NZ team, rub shoulders with executives from Toyota New Zealand and enjoy some legendary Bowater's hospitality.

We will see you at 82 Achilles Avenue.

RSVP to Tony Bowater by calling us on 0800 269 283 or emailing him by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Welcome to the Toyota Mobility Project

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The Toyota Mobility Project Pilot is now completed as of 31st January 2024. Thank you to all involved for your support. We are now in the analysis phase as we evaluate the project and make a business case for a nationwide release.


The Toyota Mobility Project takes mobility and turns it into a service for everyone.
This exciting new payment for access model means you get use of the right vehicle, at the right time, for only as long as you need it.

Book a vehicle from your phone from the wide range on offer, for 30 minutes or several hours, unlock it via the App, and drive away. Fuel is included up to 70km on bookings 2 hours or less. Drive it further, or have it for longer, and the cost of extra fuel is deducted from your account unless you bring it back refueled.

Use the right car, for exactly the right purpose for 30 minutes, 1 hour, 3 hours, 1 day or a weekend. The choice is yours to make. It is all about mobility for all, in the latest clean, safe and environmentally efficient vehicles one of New Zealand’s most trusted brand produces.

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