Toyota is aiming to sell 150,000 cars in Russia this year

Autostat.- Toyota is aiming to sell 150,000 Toyota and 17,000 Lexus brand cars in Russia in 2012. The relevant statement has been made by the Chairman and the Executive Director of Toyota Motor Europe: Didier Leroy.

Leroy has stated that the European-wide sales -including Russia- of Toyota and Lexus has reached 822,000 vehicles in 2011 and this figure will go up to 830,000 units in 2012.

During the winter period of 2012-2013, Toyota will start manufacturing Land Cruiser Prado in cooperation with Sollers in the Russian Far-East. The production of Corolla model vehicles -which will be exported to Europe and Russia- in Turkey is another project due to start in the year 2013. The company’s following enterprise will be the production of RAV4 in Poland, commencing in 2014.