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Toyota Ships Vios to Gulf

Karawang. Toyota Manufacturing Indonesia, the manufacturer of cars in Indonesia, started its Vios sedan to Persian nations on Wednesday, marking the sales of this vehicle to that region as it expands Southeast Asia.

TMMI — is 95 percent controlled by the Toyota of Japan and 5 percent by Astra Indonesia’s auto distributor — off the initial shipments of Vios its plant in Karawang, West

Warih Andang Tjahjono, president director at TMMI, the company is eyeing steady of 1,000 Vios sedans per through June.

The company will gradually monthly shipments to 3,000 by the second half of this

“We want to see how the market develops he said in a media briefing on

TMMI is selling the sedan to gulf countries: Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, and Yemen.

“The export would include Arabia, Oman, and United Emirates, which is expected to for 50 percent of sales,” Warih

TMMI has been selling to neighboring countries such as and Singapore since December. The has exported a total of 500 units per on average to both countries.

has been manufactured at TMMI’s II in Karawang since late year. It has another plant in producing the Fortuner sport vehicle and Kijang Innova vehicle.

Vios has a price tag of Rp 250 million to Rp 280 million ($21,700 to in the domestic market, depending on and transmission types. Such typically include tax and registration

The Karawang plant, which Rp 3.3 trillion to build, has an annual capacity of 120,000 units. from Vios, this produces the Etios Valco and sedans. TMMI has been other models, including the Valco, to 70 countries.

The company in a statement on Wednesday that it start producing the Yaris model in early April.

Toyota Yaris/vios/limo

raked in $1.9 billion exports of its manufactured cars in The company estimates overseas by value to rise 26 percent to billion this year.

Last year, it shipped a of 118,355 units of completely (CBU) cars, up 3.4 percent 114,504 units in 2012.

car exports made up 70 percent of total CBU car exports in 2013. from the Indonesian Automotive Association (Gaikindo) showed the nation exported 170,907 of CBU cars last year.

ceremony of Vios exports was witnessed by Hiroyuki Fukui, officer at Toyota Motor, and two ministers — Trade Minister Lutfi and Industry Minister Hidayat.

Fukui says that the aims to make Indonesia its base.

“Toyota considers as a key global manufacturing and supply Toyota Indonesia has proven to be a global production and supply for multipurpose vehicles such as Innova and Fortuner,” Fukui in a statement distributed in Jakarta.

Motor, which distributes its through another affiliate Toyota-Astra Motor, commands the market share in Indonesia, at percent.

Toyota Yaris/vios/limo
Toyota Yaris/vios/limo
Toyota Yaris/vios/limo

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