Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Toyota Motor Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada meets PM #Modi

Takeshi Uchiyamada, Chairman of the Board, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi

In his meeting with the Prime Minister Takeshi Uchiyamada highlighted Toyota’s commitment towards the ‘Make in India’ campaign through continued investments every year since Toyota began operations in the year 1997. Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) first launched the Prius hybrid in India in 2012 and then went on to launch the country’s first locally manufactured hybrid – Camry Hybrid in 2013. Toyota's interest to popularize hybrid in India in terms of environment and energy saving was also discussed in the meeting.
Mr.  Uchiyamada who was in India to launch sanitation facilities that the company has built under “Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign” in Varanasi on September 1st also reiterated  the company’s active participation and commitment in the Government’s “Swachh Bharat Campaign”. The company has announced the completion of 500 sanitation facilities across 3 locations (Varanasi, Vaishali – Bihar and Ramanagara (Bangalore).