January 2013 Sales Conference Call Notes

January 2013 Sales Conference Call
Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

January 2013 Sales Conference Call (Audio)


Bill Fay
Group Vice President and General Manager
Toyota Division

Hello everyone, and thank you for joining us.
 
The sales pace e saw in the fourth quarter of last year rolled right into January,
exceeding expectations for the industry and resulting in a great start to the year
for Toyota.
 
 
That’s especially good news Industry again emerged as one of strong points of economy And while it was a good month for the industry

 That breaks down to

 At Toyota

 Camry continues to put up big numbers

Two newest models are off to great starts

 Avalon, first full month of sales

 RAV4 began arriving at dealerships in mid-January

 Hybrid sales…

 On the truck side

 Toyota Certified Used Vehicles

 Looking ahead

 To keep the momentum going,

 In closing,

 
We expect continued stability in the economy to bode well for the industry in the months ahead,
with pent-up demand, an influx of new models and great value combining to bring people into dealerships.
 
Now I’d like to turn this over to Tim Morrison for a look at the Lexus results.
 
 
Tim Morrison
Vice President, Sales and Dealer Development
Lexus Division
 

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