Newsroom Toyota Europe (manufacturing)

2018
30
October
2018
Toyota starts production of fourth-generation hybrid electric transaxles at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) plant in Wałbrzych. TMMP is the first plant outside of Asia to manufacture this type of hybrid electric transaxle. The trans...
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24
May
2018
Newly constructed building at Honsha Plant will house FC cell stack production Shimoyama Plant to add new line dedicated to the mass production of high-pressure hydrogen tanks Expansion of sales areas planned in Japan and overseas ...
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2017
16
March
2017
Burnaston manufacturing plant in Derbyshire (UK) to be upgraded to enable production of new vehicles using the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform Investment of more than £240 million in Toyota’s UK manufacturing operations  ...
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2016
25
October
2016
Ceremony to commemorate Toyota RAV4 line off was held at Toyota Saint-Petersburg plant today, October 25th Investment into production capacity increase and Toyota RAV4 launch totaled 9,7 billion RUR. 800 new jobs were created. Additional investme...
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20
October
2016
Hybrid transaxle production to start in late 2018 at TMMP New petrol engines to be added to production line-up at TMIP in 2017 and late 2019 Combined additional investment of 150 million euros ...
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22
August
2016
• On August 22nd the first Toyota RAV4 rolled off the production line at Toyota’s plant in Saint-Petersburg. • Investment into production capacity increase and Toyota RAV4 launch totaled 9,7 billion RUR. • Hiring of new employees is ongoing. Wi...
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27
June
2016
Friday 24 June, Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF) produced its 3 millionth Toyota Yaris, a black & white bi-tone Yaris Hybrid TMMF’s 15-year long history has seen three generations of the Toyota Yaris, in addition to a hybrid variant and a ...
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14
March
2016
The RAV4 will be built alongside Camry Total production capacity of the plant increased from 50 to 100 thousand cars per year  800 additional jobs to be created  Additional investment amounts to 7,1 billion Rubles (90,1 million Euros) to date T...
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11
February
2016
Future crossover to be built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey alongside Corolla, Verso New generation hybrid engine to be manufactured at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, UK in Deeside, Wales ...
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09
February
2016
To mark its 15th anniversary Toyota Motor Manufacturing France is creating a new foundation The plant will tap into demand for its knowledge in lean manufacturing, supply chain management, and environmental best practices The proceeds will be use...
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2015
08
October
2015
The 200,000th Toyota Yaris Hybrid 'Made in Valenciennes' has been produced on October 5. This milestone Toyota Yaris Hybrid, a Pure White High grade, will be delivered to a French customer. The production site of Valenciennes is churning out more ...
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15
September
2015
Toyota New Global Architecture — TNGA will be the foundation for all Toyota's future powertrain and vehicle development. It marks a revolution in the way Toyota designs, engineers and manufactures vehicles, streamlining the process by standardising t...
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27
August
2015
Following five days of intense competition in the World Skills competition 2015, two Toyota Manufacturing UK Apprentices representing the UK, Andy Smith and Robyn Clarke, have received medallions of excellence on behalf of the country. The latest ...
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2014
15
October
2014
-With 85% of its 135,000 vehicle production plan for 2014 destined towards export, the plant consistently ranks as one of Turkey's top 10 exporters - Toyota Motor Europe President and CEO Didier Leroy announces decision to increase production, inv...
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25
April
2014
2.5 million production milestone reached today at Toyota's Valenciennes, France plant The white Yaris Hybrid will be delivered to a customer of Toyota's Marseille, France retailer TMMF gearing up for 3rd shift introduction, start of production of...
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09
April
2014
Toyota Motor Corporation aims to further increase the environmental performance of its vehicles with a series of newly-developed, highly fuel-efficient engines that achieve outstanding thermal efficiency1. The new engines leverage combustion and loss...
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04
April
2014
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will this month begin large-scale testing of a new cloud-based agricultural IT management tool ("Housaku Keikaku") through the Rice Growers Improvement Network* in the Aichi and Ishikawa prefectures of Japan. The tes...
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12
February
2014
Success of Yaris sales, particularly Yaris Hybrid, lead to increased production plan of 15% to 220,000 units for calendar year 2014 500 additional staff to be recruited, bringing total employment to 4,000 ...
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23
January
2014
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that on December 5, 2013 its cumulative vehicle production in Japan surpassed 150 million* units. The milestone took 78 years and 5 months to reach, and began with production of the "Model G1" truck in Augu...
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2013
01
July
2013
Turkish plant is the first to start production of the new generation Corolla outside Japan The new Corolla joins the new Verso on the production line  Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT) now exports to more than 50 countries  Euro...
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13
June
2013
Toyota to use Twitter to follow step-by-step the building of a car at its UK factory World-first initiative embraces all aspects of car production at the British plant Project will illustrate the built-in quality of the Toyota Production System, ...
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06
June
2013
Toyota opened a new chapter in its European operations today with the official start of production of the new Auris Touring Sports at Toyota Manufacturing UK's (TMUK) Burnaston car plant. The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, UK Secretary of State for Tr...
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16
May
2013
Annual export of 25,000 Toyota Yaris vehicles kicked off on May 6, 2013 Export market includes United States, Canada and Puerto Rico First-ever Europe-built Toyota model export to North America French-made Toyota Yaris to be sold in more than 40...
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01
March
2013
Toyota UK's Engine Plant, located in Deeside, North Wales today welcomed the creation of 70 jobs at the plant in order to meet increased demand.  Recruitment has already started and the additional jobs are the result of Toyota vehicles produced in...
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2012
05
November
2012
Toyota hosts ceremony at its Burnaston factory to mark start of production of new Auris and welcome future production of the Auris Touring Sports model New Auris is a strategically important core model for Toyota in the European family car market ...
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03
September
2012
From January to July 2012, 19,950 Camry models were sold, up 54% compared to the same period last year.The two-shift operations have created 600 additional jobs. The St. Petersburg plant currently employs around 1,750 people. ...
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22
June
2012
Annual export of around 25,000 Toyota Yaris vehicles starting from May 2013 Export market includes United States, Canada and Puerto Rico First—ever Europe-built Toyota model export to North America ...
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06
June
2012
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) — Toyota's engine and only transmission manufacturing facility located in Europe — will officially celebrate its 10th year of operations in Wałbrzych, Poland on June 7. TMMP currently produces manual transmiss...
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27
March
2012
PSA Peugeot Citroën and Toyota Motor Corporation announce that their joint-venture vehicleproduction company in Kolín, Czech Republic, Toyota Peugeot Citroën Automobile (TPCA), held a ceremony today in Prague to mark TPCA's cumulative production of 2...
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2011
24
November
2011
Production strategy designed to optimise Toyota's European plants' efficiency and increase production localisation in Europe Up to 1,500 jobs in UK and 400 in Turkey to be added Move to take place within 2 years ...
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