Toyota Motor Corporation is moving ahead with its plans to remain one of the construction groups of the most important cars in the world. This time the japanese firm has put the first stone of what will be your factory number fifteen on the american continent. The country chosen to locate this new production plant is Mexico, and within it, have chosen the town of Apaseo el Grande in Guanajuato State.
To inaugurate the works have been present Takeshi Uchiyamada, chairman of the Board of Directors of Toyota Motor Corporation, Mike Bafan, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Guanajuato, Jun Umemura, vice president of the Toyota Group in Mexico, as well as Ildefonso Guajardo, secretary of Economy, Miguel Márquez Márquez, governor of Guanajuato, Francisco Dominguez, governor of Queretaro, and Gonzalo Gonzalez Centeno, municipal president of Apaseo el Grande.
This new factory has led to the japanese manufacturer an investment of billions of dollars and will be dedicated to producing the next generation of the vehicle most sold in the world, the Toyota Corolla. Its launch will be held in the year 2019 and provide about two thousand jobs directly and many others indirectly. The productive capacity initial is encrypted at 200,000 cars per year, that next to the ability that it already has the signature all over the continent could produce annually up to two million units.
start this plant is designed to be able to expand in the future its productive capacity. The reason for this is very simple and is based on the use of the new platform, Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). With this platform the firm can produce multiple models and therefore the flexibility that you can achieve the factory is much higher than those that the company has currently.
it Is clear that Toyota remains committed to Mexico and the workers that in the country there are, and is really good, as it makes clear its commitment to the economic growth and the employment of this extraordinary country.
Source – Toyota Motor Corporation