Toyota Sales report and update Feb 2016. Full article with statistics is for subscribers only.
Commenting on the monthly sales, Mr. N. Raja, Director and Sr. Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, "Our monthly sales for February has picked up when compared to January 2016. However, the ban on registration of diesel vehicles in Delhi and NCR still continues to affect our sales as the Delhi and NCR market constitutes 8-10% of our market share which comprises of both the Innova and Fortuner. Moreover, the unrest in the state of Haryana has further impacted our business in that region with dealerships being closed for more than a week."
Commenting on the budget, Mr. N. Raja said, "Part 1 of the budget gave an excellent midterm and long term direction to the economy. We hope that the set direction is followed diligently in the coming years as the contribution to the nation's economy will be significant.We compliment the measures and schemes which have been introduced to benefit the masses and also thrust on infrastructure which would have a long term impact on the growth of the nation
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Toyota Kirloskar Motor launches The All New Prius –a Super premium addition to Toyota's clan of Hybrid cars
The country’s most celebrated Auto Expo saw Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) unveiling the 4th generation Prius in the Indian market. The new Prius combines a super premium styling and an enjoyable driving dynamics that defy conventional notions of an Eco car. Pioneer of Hybrid Technology, a modern day icon, the Prius is the first vehicle to be built on Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA) and the most favored for its eco-friendly innovation.
As the pioneer of Hybrid Technology, Prius in India will be utilized to showcase the advanced technology and the Prius DNA which Toyota intends to carry forward in future. This time the New Prius captures the Prius DNA with Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA).
New Prius Specs:
- Transmission Type: CVT(Continuously variable transmission).
- Dimensions: (L) 4540 mm (W) 1760 mm (H) 1475 mm.
- Wheelbase: 2700 mm.
- Engine Type: 1.8 litre (2 ZR-FXE), 4 Cylinder in-line, Gasoline.
- 3 Driving Modes (Eco, Power, Normal).
- Regenerative braking system.
- D+P+Curtain Shield+Side+knee Airbags.
- VSC+Traction Control.
- ABS+EBD+Brake Assist.
- D+P+Back Door Smart Entry.
- Wireless Charger.
- Seat Heater(Fr Driver+Passenger).
- Front Power Seat(Driver-6way/Pass-4way).
- LED headlamp with Daytime Running light system.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor wins the Golden Peacock Award 2015 for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (GPACSR)
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has been awarded the globally acclaimed Golden Peacock Award for their initiatives under Corporate Social Responsibility. This award recognised TKM’s commendable efforts, as a responsible corporate entity, towards creating a socially responsible and sustainable society.
Ms. Pankaja Munde, the Honourable Union Minister for Rural Development, Women and Child Welfare and Water Resources handed over the award at a ceremony held in Mumbai. In 2015, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is the only automobile company winning this prestigious Golden Peacock Award of the many corporate giants who qualified.
Early this year TKM won a commendation for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environment Management by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-ITC Sustainability Awards 2015.
Expressing his delight on the award Mr. Naveen Soni, Vice President, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said "It is an honour to be receiving this prestigious award. For us at Toyota Kirloskar Motor Environment and social contribution is an everyday affair. Our philosophy and policies on environment are based on Toyota's earth charter and global vision. As a responsible automotive manufacturer, we continue to develop automotive technologies and manufacturing processes to reduce the environment footprint associated with our operations."
Globally Toyota has set a target of reducing CO2 by 90% by 2050 compared to 2010 levels by promoting environment friendly vehicles.
"Our CSR wing constantly works towards bringing a positive change in the society at large. We are making efforts to bring in visible, positive and satisfying social impact. It is our constant endeavour to raise the bar of our CSR initiatives and this award has only reinforced our commitment, he further added.
Golden Peacock Awards (GPA) is a prestigious award designed to improve productivity and quality in organizations. It aims to promote business excellence by providing a framework or criteria for assessment that is based on similar principles as other awards throughout the world. This award instituted by the Institute of Director in 1991, is now regarded as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence.
It serves as an assessment platform for the organization to compare the performance against competitors and the industry as a whole.