By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Toyota Uganda Limited has rebranded today to CFAO Motors Uganda-TheSpy Uganda has learnt.
According to company officials, the new name CFAO Motors Uganda reflects the full range of services the company offers in addition to the exclusive distribution of new Toyota vehicles in Uganda.
CFAO Motors Uganda are the official distributors of brand-new Suzuki vehicles, Yamaha motorcycles, Hino Trucks, and Toyota forklifts.
The company also proposes a range of short and long-term lease and car rental solutions for businesses through the LOXEA brand and its partner Avis Fleet.
CFAO Motors Uganda is a subsidiary of CFAO Automotive, a division of the CFAO Group, which is part of Toyota Tsusho Corporation.
“We have been known as Toyota Uganda since 2005. However, increasingly, we have felt the name does not encompass the full breadth of mobility solutions that we offer, over and above the Toyota brand. The rebrand to CFAO Motors Uganda allows us to align with our CFAO Group philosophy that seeks to strengthen our investment in Toyota whilst at the same time offering additional mobility solutions,” said Mr. Thomas Pelletier, Managing Director of CFAO Motors Uganda adding;
“More than a name change, this is also a milestone that brings us closer to our ambition: sustainable growth, value chain integration, partnership with strong brands and innovation, consolidating our position as a leading automotive brand.”
As part of its rebrand to CFAO Motors Uganda, the company will soon launch new products and services and more innovative mobility solutions.
These new models and products will include connected services, affordable new vehicle financing solutions, and a whole new range of competitively priced automotive parts from international manufacturers, tailored for a broader range of consumers.
In tandem with the name change, the company has also adopted a new corporate visual identity.
The CFAO Group, Corporation For Africa & Overseas, contributes to growth and industrialisation in Africa while catering to the continent’s emerging middle class.
With a revenue of over €5.8 billion, access to 46 of the 54 countries on the continent, and nearly 21,000 employees, CFAO is a key player in mobility, healthcare, consumer goods, infrastructure and energy.