Meet the Vantage Toyota Team in York

Centre Principal: Glen Ramskill

Glen is Centre Principal at Toyota York and one of our very own Vantage Veterans. Having worked in the Automotive trade for over 23 years, working for Vantage since 2001, he has been here from the start! Glen begun his career at the centre as a Sales Controller and has worked his way to the top to become Centre Principal, managing and leading the team at York.

Known to his team as Snowy, Glen loves the fact that Vantage is a small but growing company with family values at its heart and always putting the customer's needs first.

He is also a true advocate of Toyota, having recently spent time in Japan with Toyota GB at a Master Class studying the Toyota way and expanding his knowledge on its core principles to replicate back at the dealership to benefit both his team and customers.

Sales Manager: Tom Wash

Tom Wash

Tom is the Sales Manager at Toyota York. Having been part of the Vantage family for over six years, and with collectively 20 years experience in the motor trade you can be sure you're in safe hands when buying a car from Vantage Toyota York.

Tom firmly believes that working with such a reputable manufacturing partner such as Toyota helps ensure that his customer's remain completely satisfied. And that this, coupled with a passion to please, keeps his customers happy.

Even with working in such a busy role, Tom finds the time to help his local community including helping a local primary school to create their very own dream playground complete with mud bath and Guinea pig area! When he has some spare time, Tom loves to keep active taking part in 10k runs, half marathons and regular bike rides.

After Sales Manager: Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman is the After Sales Manager at Toyota York working for Vantage since they acquired the site. Mark also known as Chappy has 18 years' experience working for Toyota meaning he is our resident expert for all you're motoring needs.

His favourite Toyota is the GT 86 as it is so enjoyable to drive. For Mark working at Vantage is enjoyable thanks to the great staff who have become friends and the brilliant customers who make an effort to say thanks to the team when they have done well.

By working with such a happy team at York Mark believes that this rubs off on the customers who visit the centre and enables his team to create great relationships.

Transaction Manager: Dipash Chauhan

Dipash Chauhan, has been in the motor trade for over 12 years starting off at a motorcycle dealer in Leeds. He joined the Vantage family back in 2012 and has been with Toyota ever since.

Dipash loves the Toyota brand because he believes we have a unique, well built, reliable, product which in turn attracts some lovely people who end up being long term customers. Dipash is a big fan of fast cars so it's got to be the GT86 for him when it comes to Toyota vehicles. He's had 8 demonstrators himself and finds them to be great fun, nimble and very affordable.

After a 13 year break Dipash has just reacquainted himself with cricket, playing in the York Vale League. When he's not playing cricket he's likely to be found in the gym.

Dipash used to race Road Race Sidecars as a passenger, winning the British Championship in 2011. He's raced at the Isle of Man TT Races finishing 3rd in 2010 and still holds 2 British Championship lap records from before 2013.

Motability Specialist: Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is our resident Motability specialist at Toyota York with 7 years' experience working for the Toyota brand, joining Vantage in 2012.

Working for Toyota gives Mark reassurance in the cars which he is selling, he believes Toyota don't just think about the first customer who will buy the car but they build a car that will be a great car for the fourth, fifth and sixth owners too.

When Mark is not in our York showroom he can often be found hurling himself down mountain sides on his bike, or in the kitchen cooking for his friends or loved ones.