Toyota, Lexus and Hino awards

Toyota, Lexus and Hino Awards held in February 2015

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Looking at all the accolades collected by our loyal Barloworld Toyota, Lexus an Hino team members, 2014 must have been a feeding frenzy. But in a market where buyers were able to pick from over 1 000 individual models available reminiscent of the schools of sardines travelling along the coast, there were also some big fish gulping op the spoils.

Doing business in 2014 was no sardine run, however our dealers yet again came up with the exceptional performance throughout the year expected from all of them.

Calvyn Hamman, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Toyota South Africa Motors said the Toyota Dealer Awards are always hotly contested and the competition was fierce.

Although we did not repeat the accolade of Toyota Dealer of the Year that was bestowed upon Barloworld Toyota Centurion last year, our dealers have again made their mark.

Among others, Pyramid of Excellence Certificates were issued to the following:

RegionDealershipCertificate for
West:Barloworld Toyota KuilsrivierAutomark
Barloworld Hino KuilsrivierHino Silver Award; Hino Truck Marketing and Hino Parts Marketing)
Barloworld Toyota StellenboschNew Vehicle Sales
Barloworld Toyota TygervalleyToyota Financial Services
Central:Soweto ToyotaNew Vehicle Sales
North:Barloworld Toyota CenturionAutomark; Customer Service: Parts; Customer Service: Service; Toyota Financial Services and HINO.
Barloworld Toyota MenlynAutomark; New Vehicles Sales and Customer Service: Service.
Barloworld Toyota WitbankCustomer Service: Parts and Toyota Financial Services
Barloworld Lexus CenturionLexus Spirit of Perfection (runner-up)

On National Level Barloworld Toyota Dealerships netted the allocades in waves:

Passenger Vehicles and LCVs
President’s Award
Presidents Award: MegaBarloworld Toyota Centurion
Vice Presidents Awards:
VP Award: AutomarkBarloworld Toyota Centurion
VP Award: Combined Customer Experience
VP Award: Automark ManagerBarloworld Toyota Centurion

Barloworld also received recognition during the award ceremonies, including the coveted Chairman’s Achievement Award.

Awarded at the discretion of Dr Johan van Zyl, the President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors and Managing Officer, for exceptional service to the Toyota brand, Marius de Bruin of The Barloworld Motor Retail Group took the honours.

In awarding the Chairman’s Award, Dr Van Zyl recognised De Bruin’s tireless service to Toyota, notably as Regional and National Dealer Council Chairman, as well as mentor to many dealer principals in the Toyota network and as Managing Director in the Barloworld Group.

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