The Jacob Story

Since 1932

Herman 'Harry' August Jacob was born on May 18, 1899.

Harry began working as a clerk for a coach builder and blacksmith at Walla Walla in 1915 at 16 years of age. With several years of clerical experience and studying accountancy by correspondence, Harry moved on and became the accountant for Victorian Producers Co-operative Company Limited in 1921.

After 10 years he ventured out on his own and purchased a small office in Commercial Street Walla Walla. In 1934 Harry Acquired the HV McKay Massey Harris machinery franchise, and in 1942 his son Lionel joined the business resulting in the formation of H.A. Jacob & Son Pty. Ltd. Later, in 1967, Lionel's son Neville also joined the company.

Harry Passed away in 1972 and Lionel became the managing director of H.A Jacob & Sons. It was in June 1975 the H. A. Jacob and Sons were appointed the Toyota franchise and Jacob Toyota was born.

And so began decades of growth for the company with small local acquisitions at Henty and Corowa and eventually a large investment and building program in Albury. In 1986, simply due to site restrictions and the increasing customer demands for our products, the company relocated its headquarters to Melbourne Road, Wodonga - where it is located today.

The company recognised the huge growth and positive marketing potential in North East Victoria and Southern NSW area - a region that offers a diversified range of business, industrial and tourism opportunities, and is also the main transport corridor between Sydney and Melbourne.

Our Companies

Jacob Toyota

If you are looking for a new or used car, Jacob Toyota can help! We can also assist with finance, insurance, parts, accessories and servicing.

Lexus of Wodonga

With professional service and the highest level of customer care, it is the perfect place to experience the award-winning Lexus range.

Wodonga Prestige

You can trust Wodonga Prestige Volkswagen for your next car. We strive to provide the best deals on new and used Volkswagens.

Jacob Hino

We have a large range of new and quality used trucks. We provide servicing, finance, insurance along with parts & accessories.

Jacob Body & Paint

Jacob Body & Paint will return your damaged vehicle to exact manufacturer specifications and restore paintwork to factory finish.

Tint•a•Car

Car, Home or Office - we are the tinting specialists. Our tints reject heat, reduce glare, block UV and increase privacy.

Riverina Finance

We provide finance solutions for personal or business use using a finance type that suits you and your personal situation.

Mozzie IT Wholesale

Mozzie I.T. can ease your never-ending I.T. pain. Our services come at a fraction of the cost of hiring internally.

Border Fabrications

We specialise in the design and manufacture of tilt trays, car carriers, tipping bodies, trailers and ute trays.

Autotek Australia

Autotek Australia is totally committed to stocking, promoting and servicing the Betag Innovations product in Australia.

Hertz Rental

Take advantage of our extensive vehicle rental selection. With great deals on car rental, hertz.com.au is the best place to book your car hire.

Cook's Bus Service

At Cook's Bus Service in Wodonga we are passionate about helping you arrive safe and on time for all your inbound travel throughout Australia.

Family Values

We are proud of our values and always strive towards them in everything that we do.

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