Search DubaiPRNetwork.com

Home >> Automobile

Al-Futtaim Toyota delivers strong H1 results

Al-Futtaim Toyota delivers strong H1 results

Thursday, August 8, 2019/ Editor -  

Share

Home >> Automobile
 80% increase in Hybrid Electric Vehicle sales
 
Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2019:  Al-Futtaim Toyota has registered a strong performance in the first half of 2019, thanks to the launch of a number of new models as well as robust Land Cruiser sales. 
 
Sales increased by 5.4% versus the same period last year – a strong achievement considering the overall non-luxury market dropped by 2% in 2019. 
 
In the first six months of the year, Al-Futtaim Toyota introduced several new models including the Land Cruiser GTS, the all-new RAV 4 – including a hybrid variant and the region’s first hybrid SUV – and the all-new 2020 Corolla which also featured a hybrid variant for the first time ever. 
 
Al-Futtaim Toyota registered sales increase across all categories with Sedan sales increasing by 8%, SUVs growing by 2% and Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) registering an increase of 6% when compared to the first six months of last year. Hybrid sales, which include models such as the Prius, Camry, Corolla and the RAV 4, were up by 80% in H1.  
 
The launch of the new hybrid models reaffirms the market’s growing appetite for environmentally-friendly mobility solutions. Next year, Al-Futtaim Toyota will be introducing additional Hybrid models giving customers the opportunity to contribute to a greener, healthier planet for generations to come.  
 
“Our H1 performance is the result of our customer-centric approach and our strong product line-up. In the first half of the year, we’ve refreshed our line-up with the introduction of several new models and also launched a number of initiatives such as the Rewards Card programme, Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) offer, as well as our current tactical campaign that gives our customer the opportunity to buy now and pay in 2020. All these efforts have helped Toyota retain its top spot as the automotive brand of choice in the UAE,” said Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota. 
 
“For the second half of the year, we have more exciting all-new model launches planned and we remain confident of closing out the year successfully,” he added. 
 
According to a recent survey by YallaMotor – a leading regional automotive portal, Toyota enjoyed double the audience of its closest rival in the UAE. The survey also revealed that the iconic Land Cruiser was still the most popular model in the country.

Previous in Automobile

Next in Automobile


Home >> Automobile Section

Latest Press Release

Al-Futtaim's Trading Enterprises Elevates Family Journey Experience with the UAE ...

Middle East Hotels Ready to Capitalise on Workation Trend, says ATM

EWINGS Donates AED 100,000 and Signs Agreement with Friends of Cancer Patients

A New Wave of Coffee has Arrived at AlBarari

Herbal Essences Taps into Nature's most Powerful Ingredients with the new Potent ...

Jalabiyas – Epitome of Grandeur, Grace and Elegance

Sony Middle East & Africa Launches Newest Addition to G Master™ Full-Frame Lens ...

Hyundai Motor Group Advances Hydrogen Strategy with New Fuel Cell System Plant i ...

DGJG's DSF Campaign Continues to Shine; the Biggest Raffle Becomes Rewarding for ...

Fifth Edition of Xposure brings the World's Best Visual Storytelling to Sharjah ...

Al Ain Municipality Collaborates with MBRSC to Analyse Palm Tree Cover using Art ...

Dubai Shopping Festival's Highest Value Raffle Ever In Partnership With Idealz a ...

Ogilvy Names James Kinney as Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer ...

UAE's Shamsa Salim Romps through Dubai Safari Park in Stage 1 of Dubai Women's R ...

'T10 is a perfect advert to bring new audiences to cricket,' says Shoaib Malik a ...

Chinese Luxury Car Brand HONGQI Rolls Out Online Marathon in UAE'

The Icons, The Leather

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Takes to the Skies for the First Time

Experience a weirdly wonderful world: Visiting Ripley's Believe It or Not!® muse ...

Young Emiratis Keep Sport of Falconry Soar High