Toyota Sales Surge in September
UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) just announced that they sold 8,033 vehicles in September, which is an increase of 5,509 units compared to August.
Out of the lot, 7,931 units were Toyotas while 102 were Lexus vehicles. The volume was also 43% higher than for the same month in 2020 when 5,605 vehicles were sold.
On a cumulative basis, year-to-date sales of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia reached 43,594 units at the end of September. In the same 9-month period in 2020, the total volume reached only 25,978 units, as a result of the first Movement Control Order (MCO) in 2020.
Visit Toyota showroom and win something
In an effort to further boost sales and to welcome visitors back to Toyota showrooms nationwide, UMWT is currently having a ‘Visit & Win’ promotion with a total of RM30,000 worth of prizes to be won.
All one has to do to participate is visit any authorised showroom, take a picture and upload it on social media with a caption, and share the URL of the post to the folks at UMWT.
Prizes to be won include:
- iPhone 12 (64GB)
- Samsung 55-inch 4K LED TV
- Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Iron
- TT Racing Maxx Gaming Chairs
- Bose Quiet Comfort 35 Wireless Headphones
- Kingston HyperX Gaming Keyboard
- Philips Portable Car Air Sanitizer
- Customized Touch’N Go cards with RM100 pre-loaded
Toyota EZ Beli
On a separate note, those who plan to buy a new Toyota vehicle can enjoy low instalments with Toyota EZ Beli. If they are government employees, UMWT even has the ‘Jom Drive’ program (in collaboration with Toyota Capital Malaysia) with special benefits and a selection of financial plans.
“Our loyal customers who have supported the brand for more than five decades are also not forgotten. We now have the new Toyota Loyal-T program with better service and bigger rewards,” said K. Ravindran, president of UMWT.
UMWT has also been busy preparing to unleash its Hybrid Electric Technology through locally assembled models as part of its future strategy for the Malaysian market.
Hybrid Electric Vehicles
“Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) are at their most advanced today, and are the immediate and economical solution for mass market production and sale in terms of reduced CO2 emissions, practical usage, and price acceptance by customers.”
“We are absolutely positive that the HEV is the most accessible and realistic choice for Malaysian customers in terms of practicality and infrastructure, with an enormous potential in Malaysia,” said Akio Takeyama, Deputy Chairman of UMW Toyota Motor.
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