Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE, has announced Mr. Salil Valiparambil an Indian national, as the winner of the AED 1 million Toyota Ramadan Millionaire Promotion.
The multi-tiered 2012 Ramadan campaign which ran for the second consecutive year, offered in addition to the AED 1 million, free upgrades on various SUVs, sedans and compact cars, as well as weekly Samsung Galaxy Tabs and various instantaneous gifts.
Al-Futtaim Motors presented the winner with a 1 million dirham cheque at a special ceremony attended by Al-Futtaim Motors senior officials, and the winner’s entourage after conducting the official draw in the presence of a representative from Dubai Economic Department.
"We would like to congratulate Salil for winning. It is rewarding to see Toyota opening a new chapter for him and making such a positive difference in his life. This promotion is a UAE-first in the automotive industry and will definitely become an Al-Futtaim Motors tradition, which customers will be looking forward to year after year,” said Simon Frith, Managing Director Al-Futtaim Motors.
Mr. Valiparambil- who has bought a Toyota Fortuner during the promotion, commented emotionally upon receiving the cheque: “Ramadan this year was a true blessing thanks to Al-Futtaim Motors Toyota. I am overwhelmed that my Fortuner has actually brought me a fortune! This experience will have an impact on my whole life, reshaping it in so many ways that I would never have imagined.”
“Due to the many elements in the Ramadan offer, our retail sales on the passenger cars increased by 37%, while the SUV sales jumped 93% with a remarkable progress in the light commercial vehicle segment, registering a growth of 20% compared to the Ramadan period in 2011” Frith concluded.