NEW DELHI: Toyota's Etios series and Corolla Altis model will no more be seen at the dealers because the company has stopped production of the models.
In a statement, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said that the corporate manufactured the last batch of the Etios series as well as the Corolla Altis at its plant in Bidadi, Karnataka last month.
The transition is an element of Toyota's global product strategy to carry on to service the ever-evolving needs of the customer through enhanced technologies and merchandise offerings, it said, but added that it'll still cater to all Etios series and Corolla Altis customers' needs through Toyota service outlets across the country.
Naveen Soni, Senior vice president, Sales and service, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said: "The month of March 2020 witnessed the last batch production of the Etios series as well as the Corolla Altis, bringing an end to the enduring journeys both the models have enjoyed in India. A real representation of Toyota's philosophy of offering quality, durability and reliability, the launch of Etios in India was a major landmark for us."
As many as 4,48,500 Etios Series vehicles were sold in the domestic market and 1,31,200 were exported to other markets. Likewise, a total of 1,16,500 Corolla Altis models were sold in India.
"As we bid goodbye to these two legendary models and commence a new journey, we promise to continue striving to supply the best cars and services, creating a technologically-advanced future for our customers keeping in mind their needs and requirements," Soni said.