Toyota matches up to BSI's standards

October 2002
Management Services;Oct2002, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p6
Academic Journal
This article reports that the Toyota company has become one of the three companies specified for the staff of the British Standards Institution (BSI). The agreement was concluded in May 2002 and the first vehicle, an Avensis pool car, was delivered in July. The BSI is based in Chiswick, London, but its team of auditors and inspectors operates largely from home. The fleet of 450 cars provides mainly for those operational staff on a user-chooser basis, and the cars take their place alongside Ford and Citroen vehicles. Toyota vehicles specified for the fleet are mainly Avensis, Corolla and Corolla Verso though for senior staff there is some opportunity for higher-specification versions or executive cars such as the Camry.


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