Now it has been agreed by West Lothian Council that the Toyota Prius can be licensed as a private hire vehicle, West Lothian/Edinburgh based Calder Cabs have become the first company in Scotland to run a fleet of hybrid Toyota Prius.
Toyota (GB) PLC has been recognised as the top Manufacturer Partner of the Year (up to 10,000 units) at the annual Supplier Awards presented by Motability Operations, the company which manages the Motability Car Scheme.
Beadles Toyota Maidstone, Border Toyota (St Boswells) and Minories Toyota Wearside have all scooped top honours at Toyota’s European Ichiban Customer Satisfaction Awards during a ceremony held on 2 July at the company’s regional headquarters in Brussels.
Long before the first new Prius reached the showroom, Toyota had plans in place to ensure that when the car reaches the end of its useful life it can be disposed of in an environmentally responsible fashion.
Toyota’s revolutionary iQ platform is about to reset traditional thinking, with plans that the world’s smallest four-seater will serve as the basis for a new luxury commuter car to be exclusively built for and sold to Aston Martin owners.
Toyota and EDF Energy have been awarded UK government funding through the Technology Strategy Board’s Ultra Low Carbon Vehicle Demonstrator Competition to support a trial of up to 20 innovative Plug in Hybrid Vehicles (PHVs).