Toyota and Lexus Fleet Services has won the award for Most Improved Manufacturer in the 2012 Fleet World honours.
Toyota’s success in designing and building cleaner, more efficient cars has earned it the title of “Green Manufacturer of the Year” in the Fleet News Awards. The accolade reflects not only the impact of its industry-leading hybrid model range, but also its manufacturing strategy,which targets the reduction of energy and natural resources usage, waste and emissions.
The 2012 Toyota Avensis is continuing to meet the needs of one of Toyota’s largest and long standing fleet customers. Ashfield In2Focus is the UK’s leading provider of contract services to the pharmaceutical industry, and for being such a longstanding customer – the Managing Director and Business Service Director were given an exclusive tour of the UK Burnaston plant to drive the car and see the build process first hand.
With a wave of exciting new models including four new tax efficient hybrids, a new communications programme, an even better After Sales proposition and systems that will deliver easier access and support for customers; Toyota and Lexus Fleet Services are investing to support their customers in the fleet market.
The new Prius Plug-in will cost less than £31,000 when sales start in the first half of 2012. This headline figure does not take into account Government funding through the Ultra-Low Carbon Vehicle grant scheme that could reduce the price to customer by up to £5,000: the Toyota has qualified for grant support by meeting the criteria for plug-in vehicles.