Nyeri, Kenya, March 14, 2019… Leading motor vehicle distributor, Toyota Kenya has today opened the Nyeri branch as its eighth fully-fledged branch in the country. The opening of the new branch brings to 29, the total number of branches, dealers and authorised service centres in the Toyota Kenya countrywide network.
Speaking at the opening of the branch, Managing Director, Arvinder Reel said the motor company has a target of ensuring that Toyota Kenya customers do not drive more than 50km to service their vehicles. “We will continue enhancing services in our expanding network for the convenience of the customer. We would also like to continuously develop our products to match the customers’ needs and wants, and at the right prices.”
Toyota Kenya operates a three channel network in its operations, to include; branches, dealers and Toyota Kenya Authorised Service Centres. The branches and the dealers are able to offer vehicle sales, services and spare parts. The authorised service centres on the other hand offer services and spare parts.
Before the addition of the Nyeri branch, Toyota Kenya operated seven branches that include; Nairobi Toyota, Westlands Toyota, Ngong Road Toyota, Kisumu Toyota, Lodwar Toyota, Mombasa Toyota and Eldoret Toyota; five dealers namely, Mutindwa Toyota in Meru, Bhogals Toyota in Nakuru, Westfields Toyota in Kitale and Esso Motors in Nanyuki; and 16 Toyota Kenya Authorised Service Centres across the country.
Mr. Reel added that with agricultural activities playing a key role towards the economic development of the County, Toyota Kenya had the desire to be a facilitator to further economic development by adding to the mobility solutions on offer. “With the launch of this new showroom we want to ensure that our Toyota customers in Nyeri can enjoy the speed of quality service, value for money and attention to detail that has been our tradition for long.”
Governor Nyeri County, Mutahi Kahiga, who was the chief guest at the opening lauded Toyota Kenya for increased investment into the county by opening up the branch. “Agriculture is a vital economic activity within the county. In fact, in the last financial year, over Ksh228 million was allocated to this sector to boost agricultural development and
consequently boosting overall rural development. We believe that the entry of Toyota Kenya will not only help in boosting transport facilities for the extension service delivery, but also give farmers an opportunity to get their produce into the market faster.
He added that his Government will continue supporting corporates and individuals who seek out investment opportunities in the county.