Monthly Archives: July 2018

Foreign VIP’s of Toyota Lanka Visit Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya

Tue, 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 Dignitaries

Tue, 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 Dockyard

Mon, 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

Supra Game Zone & Cinema Lounge; Exclusive gaming & relaxation room for waiting customers

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 |

Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited raises the curtains on the exclusive gaming zone specially designed for the relaxation of customers with full size competition grade Billairds table, Tabe tennis, Darts & Foozball games including a widescreen tv for viewing the latest updates in the sporting world. 

Mr. Jun Karube, Chairman of Toyota Tsusho Corporation along with Mr. Hideki Yanase,  President of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific joined hands in opening this game room.  

Toyota Lanka Private Limited also launched a state of the art cinema lounge equipped with Large Screen 4K UHD TV with Dolby DTS 5.1 Surround Sound. This Lounge is completely free for customers and mainly intended to provide entertainment and relaxation for the customers who are waiting for the service / repair to be completed at the after sales service  center. Multiple show times and variety of movies are specially selected to keep the customers at the edge of their seats.  This is an activity pioneered by Toyota Lanka from the insight gained through “Voice of Customer” to ensure an enjoyable visit to the their dealership.

Now, customers awaiting their vehicle’s service or repair have an additional opportunity to enjoy the ample amenities provided by Toyota Lanka Private Limited. 

Toyota Lanka Private Limited marches forward in creating a Best in Town “Guest” Experience for customers who visit their facility which not only houses Sales, After Service and Spare Parts divisions but ample customer amenities to spend their time more joyfully. 


Toyota Lanka Rathmalana hosts visits of foreign dignitaries

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 |

During their visit to Toyota Lanka Ratmalana , Chairman of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Mr. Jun Karube  & President of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – Mr. Hideki Yanase observed the General Service Operations and the growing Body and Paint Shop Operations ( Accident Repair) along with best in town customer amenities that were on offer which included the Customer Cinema Lounge, Vip Customer Resting Area and customer valet parking service.

Visitors were pleasantly surprised the strong volume of customer traffic at the location.

Ceremonial unveiling of Cafe Mirai

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 |

Visiting Senior Leadership of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Mr. Jun Karube, Chairman of Toyota Tsusho Corporation & Mr. Hideki Yanase, President of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Pte Ltd ceremoniously unveiled the Café Mirai by Momo’s at Toyota Lanka Private Limited’s  flagship facility at Colombo Plaza Wattala.

The café will provide customers with reasonably priced, high quality healthy meals that are hygienically prepared with the freshest ingredients by the talented chefs of the Momo’s restaurant chain. The café also provides many modern comforts such as cable tv, airconditioned dining area, wifi to ensure an all round pleasant dining experience to customers.

All customers who visit Toyota Lanka Private Limited are welcome to dine in while they wait or order take out while they are picking up their vehicle after repair / or service.


Inaugural Visit of the Senior Leadership of Toyota Tsusho Corporation at Toyota Plaza Wattala

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 |

18th July 2018 marks another historic day that local management of Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited welcomes Mr. Jun Karube, Chairman of Toyota Tsusho Corporation along with Mr. Hideki Yanase,  President of Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific where they witnessed the excellence and the best practices of a state of art facility; Toyota Plaza Wattala. 

Despite being one of the smallest companies represented in Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Group, Sri Lanka’s Toyota Lanka Private Limited is one of the leading performers of the group. The leadership bore witness to the many activities taken by the Toyota Lanka to expand the number of locations serviced improve the customer experience, offer wider product range to customers in addition to keeping the promise of reliability and trust in our Sales, After Sales Service & Spare Parts Divisions.



Drive Confident with the Toyota “Rush”

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 |

Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited, the sole authorized distributor for Toyota vehicles in Sri Lanka today unveiled the latest Toyota SUV that has been taking the Asian vehicle market by storm. The all-new Toyota “Rush” is a plush 7-seater SUV that embodies the adrenaline rush of driving a vehicle that is truly made for the daring driver.

Speaking at the launch of the “Rush”, Toyota Lanka’s Managing Director Shungo Yoshioka said, “Toyota Lanka is pleased to introduce another world-class vehicle to the Sri Lankan market. The Rush is a perfect combination of rugged exteriors, plush interiors and specifications that fit Asian terrain and different weather and driving conditions perfectly. It is being marketed all over Asia at competitive prices to meet the ever-growing demand for SUVs. Perfect for the young vehicle enthusiast who dares to dream big, the Rush is even ideal for families who need an everyday reliable vehicle.”

Renowned for its stylish and versatile design to match your life-style, the “Rush” gets a more aggressive design and comes with a total new exterior and interior, with more features compared to its predecessor. The new “Rush” has been designed to provide comfort, performance and versatility, all at an affordable price.

“The vehicle market in Sri Lanka is transforming from passenger cars to SUVs that are affordable and go the distance. The Rush is therefore the ideal SUV for customers who are more stringent in their choice of vehicle. This SUV delivers on its promise of being fully-equipped and multi-functional. It also comes backed with a great introductory price and the unmatched Toyota warranty of 3 Years / 100,000km and an unparalleled after-sales service”, said Toyota Lanka’s Director/COO Manohara Atukorala.

The 2018 Toyota Rush will come 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 amongst its many features. The effectively positioned steering wheel carries mounted controls to operate the infotainment system in a cabin that blends strength with elegance. It even has 13 cup holders, making it ideal for large families and young adventure seekers who enjoy travelling and exploring.

However the key 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 seats can also be completely removed to create additional storage space for longer trips or to transport camping gear, and even a surf board!

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.

For more information please contact 0112-939000.