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About Us

Chairman & Managing Director of Nandi Toyota 

Mr. Saju K Thomas

Mr. Saju K Thomas

Mr. Saju K Thomas Chairman and Managing Director of the Popular Group heads Nandi Toyota, Toyota U trust, Popular Auto match, Lexus Bangalore, Popular Hyundai, Popular Bajaj. Popular JCB, & Marina Harley Davidson.


"To be the most admired fastest growing Innovative Corporate House, Committed to Customers, Employees, Stake Holders & Society"

Nandi Toyota vision

"To be the most admired fastest growing Innovative Corporate House, Committed to Customers, Employees, Stake Holders & Society"




"We are not in the business of selling and servicing automobiles we are in the business of acquiring, retaining , Building Relationship"

Nandi Toyota Mission

The Journey of Nandi Toyota

"Placing Customers Satisfaction First"

Nandi Toyota has grown leaps and bounds in the field of automobile dealerships. The matchless expertise & the leadership over the years has lent with journey worth revisiting. The vision to birth as early as 1939 by Kuttukaran Group as Popular Automobiles undertook automobiles spares retailing in the town of Trichur, Kerala South India. Popular Automobiles started caving his own niche under addition complimentary business lines like Engine rebuilding, Workshops, Retailer of Engineering consumables tools etc..
Kuttukaran Group spread his rules to 11 Branches & 55 Franchise over the years. The major stride in automobile dealership happened in 1984 with Maruti Suzuki in Kerala. Then started the journey with Toyota, with the dealership of DCM Toyota in Kerala. From 1985 Till 1994 .
To comp Bajaj dealership in Kerala 1991 and in Karnataka in 1996 respectively. Kuttukaran Group then revisiting the association with Toyota in Karnataka with passenger cars sector in 1999.
By 2000 Kuttukaran Group need a mark, with an exceptional growth in automobile retail sector registering a turnover of 4,29,10,000 USD and achieving an employee strength of 2600.

Mr. Saju K Thomas the architect of successful dealership businesses of Maruti & DCM Toyota and Bajaj in the Kuttukaran Group went on to establish the Popular Group in 2002. Popular Group then required the dealership of Hyundai in 2004 and JCB in 2014 in Kerala and Lexus Bangalore in 2017.

It's spread wings in Chennai establishing Bajaj dealership and Harley's Davidson Motor in 2018.


A Complete Comprehensive protection package that gives you, cashless facility, Coverage of all consumables, one stop insurance solution , quick delivery time, Instant policy, depreciation waiver.

Our Core Assets

Toyota Skill Contest Awards

Awards & Recognitions

  • National Skill Contest Award - 2016
  • National Skill Contest - New Car Sales - 2014 & 2015
  • National U Trust Sales Skill Contest - Used Cars Sales - 2014 & 2015
  • National Parts Skill Contest winner - 2014
  • National Contest Award -  Customer Relation
  • Zonal Skill Contest Award - Paint Technician - 2013
  • Best Dealer Award - 2010, 2011 & 2012
  • Best Sales Performance Award  - "A" Category - 2012
  • National Skill Contest Winner- Paint Technician
  • National Skill Contest Winner -Customer Relation - 2011
  • Zonal Skill Contest Award - Technician
  • Zonal Skill Contest Award  - Service Parts - 2010
  • Best Customer Relations Award - 2009
     Many more .........
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