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Toyota Lanka signs MOU with HNB Introduces Toyota Branded Credit CardSat, 9 Feb 2019
Colombo, Thursday 31st January 2019: In another pioneering venture in Sri Lanka’s motor industry, Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the sole authorized dealer for Toyota vehicles and spare parts in the country partnered with Hatton National Bank to introduce a range of specialized services for mutual customers. The Memorandum of Understanding between the two corporate giants was signed at HNB Towers under the patronage of Supun Dias, Head of Business Development – HNB, Sanjay Wijemanne, Deputy General Manager (Retail Banking) – HNB, Jonathan Alles, Managing Director/CEO – HNB, Shungo Yoshioka, Managing Director – Toyota Lanka, Manohara Atukorala, Director/Chief Operating Officer – Toyota Lanka and Ashan de Silva, General Manager (New Vehicle Sales) – Toyota Lanka.
The collaboration marks a new era in vehicle sales, servicing and spare parts in the industry. HNB and Toyota customers can now apply for a special branded credit card that rings exclusive offers and promotions.
Furthermore, special leasing and personal loan packages with attractive rates for brand new Toyotas and certified Toyotas will also be available. All brand new and certified Toyota vehicle owners are entitled for 50% off on insurance for the first year coverage while they also can avail a 10% discount on all spare parts for up to three years from the date of purchase. The credit card will have no annual fee.
Extending the benefits even further brand new Toyota owners will have no charges levied to them for accident repairs for a total of 5 years from HNB Assurance.
Operating through 251 customer centres across the country, HNB was recognised by the prestigious Banker Magazine as one of the Top 1000 banks in the world and is also the highest ranked local bank in this listing. HNB has also been adjudged Best Retail Bank 2018 by The Asian Banker Magazine in addition to being declared Best SME Bank, Best Digital Bank and the Best Cash Management Bank in Sri Lanka at the Asiamoney Awards 2018.
As the first to introduce leasing to the banking industry in Sri Lanka, HNB holds the largest lease portfolio within the private banking sector in the country. HNB will also be providing special services and leasing options for all HNB customers, while also providing discounted insurance premiums and tailor made leasing repayment facilities, and an HNB Credit Card with every lease, in order to drive a new paradigm in customer convenience.
For more information please call Toyota Lanka on 0112 939 000
Image I – (L-R) Supun Dias, Head of Business Development – HNB, Sanjay Wijemanne, Deputy General Manager (Retail Banking) – HNB, Jonathan Alles, Managing Director/CEO – HNB, Shungo Yoshioka, Managing Director – Toyota Lanka, Manohara Atukorala, Director/Chief Operating Officer – Toyota Lanka and Ashan de Silva, General Manager (New Vehicle Sales) – Toyota Lanka
Toyota Lanka Warmly Welcomes Mr. Tetsuya Ezumi, the Executive Officer of Toyota Tsusho Corporation to Sri Lanka today the 14th of January 2019Mon, 14 Jan 2019
Mr. Ezumi is the Division Officer of Automotive Division and Senior General Manager of Toyota SBU. He is also responsible for Americas and Europe Automotive Department, Asia, Oceania and Middle East Automotive Department.
Recalling the History of Mr. Ezumi, he first Joined Toyota Motors in 1985 with a Post in the Purchasing Department. Then from 1993 to 1994 he was assigned to work for Toyota Australia and he was transferred to the Oceania Subsidiary of Toyota Motors as in charge of the Australian Market. From 2000 to 2003, he worked as the Head of Marketing Department Toyota Australia.
During his visit to Toyota Lanka he will observe the Wattala Head Office Facility. Apart from this he will be visiting the Mahara CPD site which is a major ongoing project of Toyota Lanka.
Toyota Lanka Warmly Welcomes Toyota Motor Thailand DignitariesFri, 11 Jan 2019
We Warmly Welcome Mr. Michinobu Sugata the President – Toyota Motor Thailand & Mr, Kiyoyoshi Oba President – Toyota Tsusho Thailand.
Toyota Sure – Certified Vehicles by Toyota LankaTue, 13 Nov 2018
Under the patronage of Mr. Shiro Irikawa, Executive Officer – Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Mr. Shungo Yoshioka, Managing Director – Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited and Mr. Manohara Athukorala, Director/Chief Operating Officer – Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited, the Toyota Sure Certified Vehicles showroom was opened on a grand scale on the 12th of November 2018.
This marked the beginning of a new business venture for Toyota Lanka as the company embarked on the journey in importing certified Toyota vehicles from Toyota Motor Corporation Japan. All the vehicles purchased from Toyota Sure will carry a Toyota Lanka warranty that gives peace of mind to the customers and access to a world class after- sales service from Toyota Lanka.
Addressing the gathering the Management thanked all the customers for their loyalty and continued trust in Toyota Lanka & product offerings over the years.
The occasion concluded with the delivering of vehicles to the very first customers of Toyota Sure. Currently Toyota Sure offers the models such as Toyota Premio, C-HR, Axio, Vitz and will continue to expand the model range to meet the needs of the Sri Lankan customers.
For more information on certified Toyota vehicles please contact Toyota Sure – +94 11 2939639.
Toyota’s “Rush” on a Highway to Becoming Sri Lanka’s Favourite SUVTue, 21 Aug 2018
Toyota Lanka says Demand is Increasing Exponentially
Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited, the sole authorized distributor for Toyota vehicles in Sri Lanka proudly announces the success of its recently introduced SUV, the Toyota Rush. The 7-seater vehicle which was launched in Sri Lanka a few months ago has seen exponential growth in demand coming in from all corners of the island.
The all-new Rush which is also becoming increasingly popular in the Asian vehicle market, is designed to provide comfort, performance and versatility, all at an affordable price. At an introductory price of just 7,995,000 SL rupees this versatile vehicle is much sought after for its impressive range of features.
The 2018 Toyota Rush version comes with LED head lamps and tail lamps, electronically retractable mirrors with LED turn indicators, 17-inch alloy wheels, a shark-fin antenna, and a rear spoiler that adds to the rugged exterior look. On the interior, the effectively positioned steering wheel carries mounted controls to operate the infotainment system in a cabin that blends strength with elegance. It even has Dual AC and 13 cup holders, making it ideal for large families and young adventure seekers who enjoy travelling and exploring.
However the market-winning attribute of this stunning SUV is its 7 seat configuration. The seats are foldable ensuring that seating options can be changed depending on your requirement. The foldable seats also contribute towards additional storage space, making it the ideal outdoor vehicle as well.
The power and drivability that comes from the 1.5ltr Dual VVTI engine combined with a rear wheel drive platform, assisted by Vehicle Stability Control, Hill Start Assist, Traction Control, Electronic Brake Distribution creates a feeling of confidence in any driver. An impressive ground clearance of 220mm and best in class submersion height (wading depth) of 600 mm provides a unique advantage in your adventures be it in the city or countryside while providing best in class safety endorsed by its ASEAN NCAP 5-star rating.
The second batch of Toyota Rush vehicles recently arrived at Toyota Plaza and was delivered to customers who have been eagerly awaiting its arrival. Speaking at the ceremony Toyota Lanka’s Managing Director Shungo Yoshioka said, “Toyota Lanka has been overwhelmed by the positive response from our customers for the all-new Toyota Rush. We strongly believe that the vehicle market in Sri Lanka has welcomed this competitively priced SUV for its features, specifications and best-in-class performance.”
“The Rush comes with a total new exterior and interior, with more features compared to its predecessor and we see many customers from all walks of life simply loving what this vehicle has to offer. This SUV delivers on its promise of being fully-equipped and multi-functional. It also comes at a great price and value for money, backed with the unmatched Toyota warranty of 3 Years / 100,000km and an unparalleled after-sales service”, said Toyota Lanka’s Director/COO Manohara Atukorala.
The Rush can be viewed and test-driven at Toyota Lanka Sales outlets in Wattala, Ratmalana, Maharagama, Kurunegala, Negombo, Matara, and Kandy by prior appointment. For more information please contact 0112-939000
Toyota Tsusho Corporation/ Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Dignitaries at Toyota Lanka Annual General MeetingThu, 9 Aug 2018
Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited AGM for the financial year 2017/18.
Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) General Manager Mr. Mitsuyoshi Okutusu along with a team of TTC/TTAP delegates visited Toyota Lanka today the 9th of August 2018. They visited Toyota Lanka Rathmalana branch in the morning and visited Toyota Lanka Wattala Headquarters to attend the Annual General Meeting for the financial year 2017/18.
The delegates will be visiting Toyota Lanka Matara branch and Galle branch tomorrow (10th August 2018) for the purpose of market observation.
Foreign VIP’s of Toyota Lanka Visit Kelaniya Raja Maha ViharayaTue, 24 Jul 2018
20th July 2018 – Chairman of Toyota Tsusho Corporation Mr. Jun Karube accompanied by President of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pte Ltd Mr. Hideki Yanase visited the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya during their recent tour of Toyota Lanka Private Limited’s Sri Lankan Operation. Among the many Buddhist Temples in Sri Lanka, the Kelani Raja Maha Viharaya stands out as one of the most historic, revered & exquisite of Sri Lanka . Its history runs back more than 2500 years. The Honored Guests received a personal guided tour of from the current Deputy Chief Incumbent Ven. Dr. Deniyaye Pannaloka Buddharakkhit.
Toyota Lanka Negombo Hosts Visit From Foreign DignitariesTue, 24 Jul 2018
20th July 2018 – Toyota Lanka’s facility in Negombo hosted visiting dignitaries from their principals in Japan & Singapore when Chairman Of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Mr. Jun Karube & President Of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – Mr. Hideki Yanase visited the facility on Friday the 20th of July 2018. They Observed The General Service Operations Along With Best In Town Customer Amenities That Were On Offer. Visitors Were Pleasantly Surprised The Strong Volume Of Customer Traffic At The Location.
Chairman Of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Mr. Jun Karube & President Of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – Mr. Hideki Yanase visits Colombo DockyardMon, 30 Jul 2018
Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) has successfully secured a contract with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) of Japan to build two vessels; Pilot Station Vessel and Buoy Tender Vessel, for General Company for Port of Iraq (GCPI).
TTC and GCPI signed the prime contract on 27 April, 2018 in Dubai. Subsequent to the signing of the prime contract, TTC signed the sub contract agreement with CDPLC as TTC’s preferred shipyard for the construction of these vessels on 2 May, 2018 in Japan.
TTC is a trading and investing company which is also a group company of Toyota. By recognising the potential of CDPLC, TTC decided to collaborate with CDPLC for this project to compete and submit bid proposals in response to a tender floated by GCPI in July, 2017. After the selection of the bid proposal submitted by TTC in collaboration with CDPLC, there were contract negotiation meetings in Basrah, Iraq, and in Colombo, Sri Lanka. These negotiations and discussions were able to strengthen the relationship between the parties to enter in to a successful contract.
The Chairman Of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Mr. Jun Karube & President Of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – Mr. Hideki Yanase along with the Top Management of Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited visited the site on Thursday 19th Of July 2018