Published: Fri, March 15, 2019
Markets | By Otis Pena

Toyota investing $750M at 5 United States plants, including Kentucky, creating 600 jobs

Toyota investing $750M at 5 United States plants, including Kentucky, creating 600 jobs

"One-third of Toyota vehicles built in North America are powered by engines produced right here", said Clark.

Meanwhile, Toyota made another big announcement in Kentucky. "But these decisions we're making today are really driven by consumers and our product portfolio going forward, for the most part".

"Since my time as governor, I've had the great pleasure of working with Toyota officials to build on their initial investment in our state, which now totals more than $1.4 billion and is directly responsible for 1,600 good-paying jobs".

Keep in mind that Toyota and Mazda announced a year ago that they'd be teaming up on a $1.6 billion plant in Alabama and way back in 2017, it pledged to invest $10 billion by 2022.

The company got millions in state tax incentives when it upgraded the plant for the new process.

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Previously, Toyota also announced a $600 million investment at its Princeton, Indiana, plant to increase the capacity of its Highlander SUV and to incorporate the new production strategy, and $170 million to launch the 2020 Corolla on a new production line in Blue Springs, Mississippi.

Toyota said it plans to add 600 new jobs at its USA manufacturing facilities over the same period as it builds more vehicles and auto parts, including the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the Lexus ES 300h Hybrid. The senator said 230 employers will be represented at the job fair from 11 3 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.

The company plans to begin increasing production in May, starting with the Lexus ES Hybrid.

$62 million on equipment to boost production of Toyota and Lexus cylinder heads at Toyota's Bodine Aluminum facility in Troy, Mo. It builds on capacity that was first announced two years ago. "This is also a further testament to Toyota's long-term commitment to Kentucky and our team is excited about what these changes mean for the future of our facility". That will add 13 jobs and produce engine blocks while doubling the capacity of hybrid transaxle cases and housings. "This significant announcement puts the company in position to better serve its customers for years to come, and we look forward to Toyota, Scott County and Kentucky continuing to grow together".

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