Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has reported total sales of 12,705 units in the month of February 2018. This comprises 11,864 units in the domestic market (+2.78%) and exports of 841 units of the Etios series (+47.5%). TKM sold a total of 11,543 units in the domestic market and exported 570 units of the Etios series in February 2017.
Commenting on the sales performance, N Raja, deputy managing director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor ,said, “We are happy that we have been able to sustain the positive growth trend registering a 3 percent growth in February. We have started the year 2018 on a positive note with a cumulative growth of 11 percent in the first two months of January-February 2018."
Toyota unveiled its Yaris sedan with 12 first-in-segment features at Auto Expo recently. It is a pleasure to see the positive attention and interest it has generated already amongst Indian customers. With the launch of the product in May 2018, we hope to boost our sales momentum. We will further strengthen focus on our segment- leading products Fortuner, Innova Crysta and Corolla with better operational efficiency."
"The National Auto Policy Draft has been very encouraging with a clear focus and push towards ‘technology agnostic’ green mobility roadmap. We are optimistic that such measures to promote cleaner and greener technologies will further promote hybrid technology and rationalise the GST structure for automobiles,” concluded Raja.
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