Toyota delivers 250 official vehicles for the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2018
The 87% vehicles for the organisation are hybrid electric onescategory: News
Toyota has delivered the 250 vehicles that will contribute to the sustainable mobility of the organisation, athletes and delegations participating in the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2018. The event was held in Nou Estadi in Tarragona, the very same place where the opening and closing ceremony of the Mediterranean Games will be celebrated. The Games will start next Friday, June 22nd.
The ceremony was attended by the Mayor of the city, Josep Fèlix Ballesteros, the Deputy Mayor and Commissioner for the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2018, Javier Villamayor and, on Toyota’s side, Enrique Centeno, Corporate Affairs and Communications General Manager, Viceite Cabello, Fleet and Used Car General Manager, and Joan Ovejo, Toyota Autoforum dealership manager.
Toyota, official vehicle
Toyota, as official vehicle of the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2018, has shared with the organisation the 250 vehicles that will be used to cover the mobility needs before, during and after the competitions.
The 87% of Toyota’s vehicles are hybrid so that the mobility during the event will be respectful with the environment. Precisely, the 217 cars delivered – 90 Yaris Hybrid, 45 Auris Hybrid, 37 Auris Hybrid Touring Sports, 27 RAV4 Hybrid, 10 C-HR y 8 Prius – present the Toyota’s hybrid electric Full Hybrid technology. There are also 27 PROACE Combi and 6 PROACO VERSO VIP.
Toyota Spain keeps supporting sport and the values of effort, perseverance and commitment shared by the whole enterprise. This it why the sponsorship of the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2018 is part of Toyota’s support to grassroot and professional sport. They are also sponsors of the Olympic Committee and the Paralympic Committee both at a national and international level, as mobility partner.
Tarragona was chosen as host of the XVIII Mediterranean Games on October 15th 2011. It became the 3rd Spanish city to host this competition. Toyota wanted to support these Mediterranean Games becoming the official vehicle of the event in order to encourage a more sustainable mobility during the developing of the Games.