It's been a long year for Toyota. With the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Toyota's car production in Japan plummeted 62.7% due to parts supply. However Toyota as just announced its North American Production from 2011. Despite setbacks Toyota was able to pull through and show just how customer-first minded they are.
In 2011, the following projects were completed:
~Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia completed an expansion resulting in increased 6 speed automatic transmission production bringing the plant's total employment to approximately 1,100.
~Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama began 4-cylinder engine production in the fall, resulting in 240 new jobs.
~Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi began Corolla production in the fall, adding 2,000 jobs.
In 2012, Toyota will:
~Build its 25 millionth vehicle in North America.
~ Begin production of the EV RAV4 at its Woodstock, Ontario Facility.