Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Toyota South Africa Launch its Dealership in Soweto, South Africa

Toyota Motor Corp has recently made a dealership deal with Maponya Group based in Soweto. South Africa’s auto market is increasing gradually. So, Toyota South Africa is now trying to hold a big part of the market share in South Africa. According to Toyota, Soweto should have seen motor dealership as the number of car is increasing here.

Allafrica reported:

"We have long sought a franchise outlet in this important and burgeoning market," Toyota South Africa chief executive Johan van Zyl said in a statement recently, reports

"Soweto has been a long standing 'open point' in our dealer network. As the vehicle market has expanded in recent years, the urgency to fill this point with a viable dealership has grown."

No doubt, with this dealership with a local company it would be much easier for Toyota to operate its business in this region. Now, let us how the other global automakers respond to Toyota in South African auto market.