Guwahati: Despite the fact that Toyota has noted declining sales in India with sales during August 2014 down 6.59% to 11,215 units, the company gears up for increased demand in the coming months due to the festive season. The company which is present in India through a joint venture with Kirloskar Group plans increased presence in North East India where sales have increased by 6%, double the national average of 3% per annum.
Greater Noida: Following a successful first round of the Etios Motor Racing (EMR) Trophy in July 2014 at Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has today announced its EMR Trophy final at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida on to 27-28th of September.
Toyota has teased new C-HR crossover concept which is scheduled to be unveiled at upcoming 2014 Paris Motor Show. The preview shows C-HR’s stylish silhouette with sleek headlamps and modish tail lamps.
Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2014 runs between September 18-24, 2014 wherein 29 passenger vehicle brands and 7 commercial vehicle brands from across the globe will be participating. Toyota’s subsidiary Daihatsu also plans a notable presence at this show and will be showcasing UFC-3 Concept seven seater MPV, also its world premiere.
Next generation Toyota Innova is spied again doing test runs in Bangaluru. Set for unveil sometime next year, new Innova is expected to launch in Thailand or Indonesia by end of 2015 and in India by early 2016, right in time to threaten Renault Lodgy MPV, which is likely to launch in mid 2015.
Toyota Urban Utility U2 concept is set to be unveiled at the 5th Annual World Maker Faire event in New York City which commenced on September 20, 2014. Revealed in first images here, the new concept demonstrates practicality for city dwellers.
Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMPC) is planning to invest and expand localisation of auto parts for full model change of Toyota Innova, as per statement by TMPC President Michinobu Sugata. Investment amounts to over 2 billion Philippine Pesos (Rs. 275 crores approx.).
J.D. Power 2014 India Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study just released, draws attention to the demands of new vehicle buyers in India. The report indicates that new vehicle buyers in the country show more preference to company dealers who boast of good standing and operational effectiveness.