TCO launches first Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Section in Mindanao

Dec 22, 2013

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Toyota Cagayan de Oro formally launched Wednesday, 18 December, the Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Program or (TCPOV) in Cagayan de Oro.  

 

Principals cut the ceremonial ribbon during the 18 Dec Launch of Toyota Cagayan de Oro's Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles (TCPOV) Program (L-R): Dr. Johnny U. Lu, Sr VP, TCO; Toshiya Azuma, VP Vehicle Sales Operation, Toyota Motors Phils., Betty U. Lu, President, TCO; Jose Ariel Arias, TMP Sr. VP, Peter U. Limlosuy, EVP & Gen Manager, TCO. (photo by Mike Baños)

 

Toyota Cagayan de Oro (TCO) is the first Toyota dealer in Mindanao to open its Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Section.  TCPOV was launched by Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) to its dealers April, 2012 with 3 pilot dealers in Luzon and Visayas and was rolled out to other Toyota dealers only this year.

 

Awarding of TMP Token of Appreciation during the 18 Dec launch of Toyota Cagayan de Oro's Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles (TCPOV) Program (L-R): Dr. Johnny U. Lu, Sr VP, TCO; Toshiya Azuma, VP Vehicle Sales Operation, Toyota Motors Phils; Jose Ariel Arias, Sr. VP, TMP; Betty U. Lu, President, TCO; Peter U. Limlosuy, EVP & Gen Manager, TCO. (photo by Mike Baños, NPM)

 

The TCPOV guarantees that a used Toyota vehicle meets the standard Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle requirements specified by Toyota Motor Philippines.

 

Before a pre-owned unit can be tagged as “Toyota Certified,” it must undergo a rigorous testing process. Besides a thorough 203-point inspection process, the vehicle is examined with the latest and most advanced technology by the company’s authorized assessors who have undergone extensive training under a Toyota Motor Corporation Specialist. Not the least, these vehicles are checked and conditioned by highly trained dealer technicians and comes with one year limited warranty for the customer’s peace of mind.

 

TCPOV Assessor Adrian Chang conducts a sample vehicle assessment on a Toyota Vios during the official launch of Toyota Cagayan de Oro's Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles (TCPOV) Program. (photo by Mike Baños, NPM)

 

“You, our customers, when buying a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle is assured of its quality, durability and reliability,” said Peter U. Limlosuy, executive vice president and general manager, TCO, in his message during the launch.  “Before a pre-owned unit can be tagged as “Toyota Certified”, it must first pass a thorough 211-point inspection process by our certified assessor.”

 

Toyota Cagayan de Oro Exec VP and Gen Manager Peter U. Limlosuy delivers his message during the official launch of Toyota Cagayan de Oro's Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles (TCPOV) Program. (photo by Mike Baños, NPM)

 

 “Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle is also designed to give you, our customers, a high level of assurance and trust that when you sell or trade-in your Toyota vehicles we commit to give you the best value of your Toyota vehicle. TCPOV program also establishes a transparent process which offers you the right price for your Toyota,” he added.

 

The TCPOV program also offers customers a fair trade- in value. The process of trading-in their current Toyota to purchase a brand new vehicle makes the whole experience more convenient for customers.

 

Toyota Cagayan de Oro First Vice President & Asst General Manager Nancy U. Ramirez deliver her closing remarks during the official launch of Toyota Cagayan de Oro's Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles (TCPOV) Program. (photo by Mike Baños, NPM)


In a statement, TMP President Michinobu Sugata said that “In launching the new TCPOV program, we aim to reward our customers for all the years of support. With this new service we are able to practice the “customer for life concept” where in the process from buying, to replacing a vehicle will be made available in a one-stop shop facility. We at Toyota are very excited to be able to find new ways to provide our customers a more convenient purchasing experience and peace of mind with Toyota’s Sure Advantage.”

 

 

Toyota dignitaries in attendance included Betty U. Lu, president / chairman, TCO; Jose Ariel Arias, SVP for marketing, TMP; Toshiya Azuma, VP, vehicle sales operation, TMP; Dino Arevalo,  VP, kaizen & business development; Jun Arcangel , VP, CSO technical dept;

Danny Cruz, AVP, VSO, sales distribution dept. ; Genaro Castillo,  AVP, CSO/PD/ marketing; Joel Sandoval, manager. CSO area operation; and Jeff Matsuo, manager, technical dept.

 

Toyota Financial Services offers vehicle financing for Toyota Certified units. For more information on the TCPOV program, please call TCO’s Vehicle Sales Marketing direct lines at (088) 233-3770/233-5037 or email vehiclesales@toyotacagayan.com.ph

 

To know more about Toyota Certified Pre-owned Vehicle program, please visit their website at https://certified.toyota.com.ph

 

Toyota Cagayan De Oro is the 13th dealership of Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation dealer network and the second one to open in Mindanao. It was established on July 4, 1997 and is the exclusive franchise dealer for Toyota vehicles, parts, and service in Northern Mindanao.

 

Under the leadership of Ms. Betty Lu, chairperson and president, and Mr. Peter Lim Lo Suy, executive vice president, TCO has won recognition as an outstanding dealer. Most recently, it was awarded The President’s Award of Excellence for achieving the highest rating in overall dealer’s performance, and the President’s Cup of CS Excellence for Customer Service Award which it won for the fourth time.

 

TCO complex is located at Km. 3 National Highway, Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City. It has grown much bigger now with an area of 13,472 sq.m. Slated for opening next year is Toyota Zamboanga City. 

 

 

 

 

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