Staff at supermarket chain Budgens have been shopping around for greener company cars – and are finding that the European Car of the Year, the Toyota Prius petrol-electric suits them even better than they might at first have thought.
Satellite navigation as standard on the Toyota Avensis has proved a prime attraction for a fast-expanding medical consultancy service, which has recently taken on 15 of the cars and has 15 more on order.
A Toyota Prius, the recently voted 2005 European Car of The Year, has joined the 230-strong user-chooser fleet of Britain’s third biggest building society, the Yorkshire – and its driver says she is ‘delighted’ by the move.
When a Tyneside building contractor and developer offered five of its managers their choice of company car, they all came up with the same answer – Toyota Avensis. As a result, Toyota has become the company’s brand of choice.