Toyota Richmond Award

Top Green Performer: OpenRoad Toyota Richmond Receives Green Star Dealer Award

August 23rd 2022 | Sophia Cheng

OpenRoad Toyota Richmond is proud to have recently received a Green Star Dealer Award for having sold the highest number of clean energy eligible vehicles in 2021 in the Lower Mainland, specifically Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV). The Award was presented to the team at a special ceremony this month.

Toyota Richmond AwardL-R: Ryan Snel, General Manager of OpenRoad Toyota Richmond; Aman Singh, MLA Richmond-Queensborough; Dimitri Kotsalis, Vice President of Regional Operations & Area General Manager, OpenRoad Auto Group; Joshua Peters, Manager, Member Services of New Car Dealers Association of BC

“Congratulations OpenRoad Toyota Richmond for achieving top sales for Plug-in Electric Hybrids in the Lower Mainland,” says Dimitri Kotsalis, Vice President of Regional Operations & Area General Manager, OpenRoad Auto Group. “Sales for clean energy eligible vehicles have accelerated in recent years, and it’s a trend that doesn’t show any signs of abetting. It is an honour for OpenRoad to be part of the global movement.”

The New Car Dealers Association of BC (NCDA) has administered the Clean BC Go Electric Vehicle Rebate Program since its inception in 2011. The Green Star Awards recognize New Car Dealer selling the highest number of clean energy eligible vehicles annually across all brands, by provincial region, including the most Improved Dealership (Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Interior and Northern BC).

Dealerships are awarded in two categories, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Sales and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Sales, across the province.

“There are a lot of choices out there, and we wanted to specifically thank our clients for trusting our team at OpenRoad Toyota Richmond for helping them with their electric vehicle needs,” says Ryan Snel, General Manager of OpenRoad Toyota Richmond.

To learn more, please visit the NCDA website.

About the Author

Sophia has been in the communications and public relations field for the past 15 years, specializing in media relations and overall strategy and planning for companies of all sizes. As OpenRoad Auto Group’s Communications Lead, she works closely with the marketing team on a variety of projects, campaigns, and new openings. In the summer, you may find her on a restaurant patio with a glass of wine in-hand and snacks on the table.

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