Meeting the new 2016 Toyota Prius with Adrien
This is a day we have been waiting for - the next generation of Toyota Prius - the world's favourite hybrid with ground breaking technology to help you gain remarkable savings; both in your wallet but also in your environment with less emissions and less fuel used than ever before.Posted by Bowater Motor Group on Thursday, 4 February 2016
The Toyota Prius is the world's favourite hybrid car - for very good reason. It is ground breaking, very accessible and does more than you could imagine, without even knowing it.
The next generation Toyota Prius was launched globally just a short time ago, so imagine our excitement when we get them in the showroom so soon after global launch to share with the very eco-minded folks of the top of the south!
This is a remarkable vehicle, that has a whole new look and new suite of technologies to make your driving even more economical. You really do have to come and drive it for yourself.
Toyota dealers around New Zealand have been saving power and money as part of environmental projects they have undertaken to meet Enviro-Mark Gold certification, saving more than $125,000 in the process.
Since 2008, all 64 Toyota dealers from Whangarei through to Invercargill have been part of a nationwide drive to improve resource efficiency and save on business costs.
There has been a combined nationwide saving of 11.7 percent, with consumption dropping by 795,000 kWh.
Although Toyota sales have risen by 26 percent since 2010, the increase in dealership business activity has not hindered power saving initiatives.
If the dealer network was still consuming power at 2008 levels it would be costing $127,266 more than what was paid last year, based on an average commercial electricity cost of 16 cents per kWh.
“The financial savings that accompany environmental projects is a bonus for our dealers, and should encourage other businesses to see how they can save money from improving their efficiency,” said Alistair Davis, Toyota New Zealand’s Managing Director, who is also the chairman of the Sustainable Business Council.
“Following a successful debut in 2015, the multi-night series follows three new families putting everything on the line to help their children onto the property ladder. It returns to TV ONE on February 14.”
“Our First Home is a great opportunity to grow and support the best of Kiwi life,” says Toyota New Zealand General Manager of Marketing, Andrew Davis.
“Buying and renovating your first home is becoming an increasingly privileged rite of passage for young New Zealanders and we are really excited to team up with TVNZ once again to support the next round of Our First Home contestants.”
Competing as three teams of Kiwi families, parents will use their equity to buy, renovate and sell a home with their adult children.
The concept of family and supporting young Kiwis is aligned to Toyota values of working together and working hard to achieve your dreams. Being involved with Our First Home for a second season is a natural fit.
Bowater Toyota are the region leading automotive dealer - not only topping the charts in sales but also winning the Toyota Dealer of the Year for 2014 - not an easy feat by any means!
Right now the busy service department are on the lookout for a qualified Motor Mechanic to join the tight knit team. The applicant will need to have experience, preferably be an AVI, and be highly motivated.
An excellent remuneration package is offered to the successful applicant, along with an opportunity to join a great team in a stimulating work environment; also enjoying the benefits and opportunities that working for the Bowater Motor Group offer.
All applications will be treated in confidence.
For an interview please contact:
Please note - this position has been filled. 10/02/2016
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