Louwman & Parqui BV

IndustryCar Sales and leasing
CountryThe Netherlands
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Louwman & Parqui B.V. is the oldest private European Toyota distributor. In 1964 Louwman & Parqui started with Toyota in the Netherlands (this year they celebrate their 50th anniversary) and with Lexus since 1990. Louwman & Parqui takes care of the deliveries of Toyota and Lexus automobiles to all retailers, fleet owners and lease companies in the Netherlands and gives full support to their retailers with regard to marketing, sales and after sales and dealer network activities.

They pride themselves in having their own training facilities for all Toyota and Lexus employees in the Netherlands. They are in constant contact with the European head office of Toyota Europe in Brussels and they are in regular contact with Toyota Japan. Mr. Evert Louwman, Chairman of Louwman & Parqui, is one of the founders of DUJAT when it was established in 1984. The 30th anniversary of DUJAT will take place at the Louwman Museum. Mr. Evert Louwman is the initiator of this wonderful museum, which is situated along the N44 in The Hague. The Louwman Museum is home to the world’s oldest private collection of motorcars, compiled by two generations of the Louwman family.

The museum dates back to 1934 and now comprises of over 250 classic cars. The Louwman Museum moved to The Hague in 2010 and was officially opened by Princess Beatrix, our Royal Highness at the time, on July 2 of that year. Experts regard the collection as one of the most beautiful in the world. Two years in a row (2013 and 2014) the museum received the Excellent award from Tripadvisor and end 2012 the prestigious FIA award, a worldwide recognition. Louwman & Parqui B.V. is the heart of many core activities the entrepreneurial family Louwman undertakes with many different affiliates not only in the Netherlands but also abroad.