Toyota Motor Corporation continues forward with their plans to continue being one of them groups builders of cars more important of the world. This time the Japanese firm has put the first stone of which will be its factory number fifteen on the American continent. He country chosen to locate this new plant productive is Mexico and within it have chosen to the town of Apaseo the large in the State of Guanajuato.
To inaugurate the works have been present Takeshi Uchiyamada, Chairman of the Management Board 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 Domínguez, Governor of Querétaro, and Gonzalo González Centeno, Mayor of Apaseo el Grande.
This new factory has meant an investment of one billion dollars for the Japanese manufacturer and will be dedicated to produce the next generation of the best-selling vehicle in the world, the Toyota Corolla. Its commissioning will take place in the year 2019 and will give some two thousand direct jobs and many others indirectly. It capacity productive initial is encrypted in 200,000 cars to the year, that next to the capacity that already has the signature in all the continent could manufacture to the year up to two million of units.
Home this plant is designed to expand its production capacity in the future. The reason of this is very simple and is based on the use of the new platform Toyota New Global Architecture (XD). With this platform the firm will manufacture several models and therefore the flexibility that can reach the factory is much higher that the company which currently has.
Is clear that Toyota continues betting by Mexico and the workers that in the country there are, and is really well, since leaves clear his commitment by the growth economic and the employment of this extraordinary country.
Source – Toyota Motor Corporation