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Toyota Auris Touring Sports

European sales rocket for Auris Touring Sports

By Telegraph | Posted: October 15,

Auris Touring Sport on the production line at Toyota’s plant. Sales of the estate car overall Auris sales in the quarter of this year by

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AN estate version of a car at Toyota’s Burnaston factory is the manufacturer boost sales Europe.

The Japanese firm making the Auris Touring an estate version of its popular hatchback at its Derbyshire plant the summer.

According to the company’s latest results, Touring Sports are now filtering through to its European figures.

The latest figures, were released yesterday, that the estate car boosted Auris sales in the third of the year by 66%.


In total, Toyota sold Auris cars all built at which exports 85% of its output to Europe.

It also sold Avensis cars, which are made at the Derbyshire plant.

This has helped Toyota overall sales in Europe by 5%, with the same period year.

In the past three the firm sold 216,837 which includes Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus.

A key for Toyota is the increasing number of petrol and electric cars sold. In the past three the firm sold 32,746 20% up on the same period last

Out of this figure, 8,665 built in Burnaston.

One of the reasons why the Auris Touring is proving popular is that it is the estate car in the competitive C-segment to be as a hybrid.

C-segment is a car-size defined by the European Commission.

In it, the competes for sales alongside cars such as the Volkswagen Vauxhall Astra, Ford and Renault Megane.

Daniele Toyota Motor Europe’s vice-president for sales and marketing, that the popularity of cars the Auris was seeing the firm sales away from its

He said: Our sales performance a crescendo in quarter three as two key new built in Europe, the Auris Sports and Corolla, started the showrooms, with our market crossing the 5% mark for the first since 2009.

In addition to a 20% increase in hybrid sales this puts us on track to more vehicles in Europe in

Hybrid models account for 18% of sales for Toyota Motor during the first nine of the year.

In total, the firm has so far 598,287 vehicles in Europe in 115,032 of which were

In August, the Burnaston plant, employs 3,000 people, it could build up to 70,000 vehicles this year, to rising sales of cars the Auris.

This could up to 180,000 vehicles this Last year, the plant 109,000 and, in 2011,

At the end of 2011, it was chosen to produce the new of the Auris, which resulted in investing millions in its factory and chain. It also recruited an 800 staff.

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