CAMBRIDGE, ON, Apr 29, 2019 – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) announced now that it will start producing a top-selling Lexus NX and Lexus NX Hybrid compress oppulance SUVs during a Cambridge, Ontario trickery starting in early 2022.
“Building on a new Toyota RAV4 proclamation and a new trickery modernization investments, we are vehement to announce that TMMC has been comparison to furnish a renouned Lexus NX and Lexus NX Hybrid models for a whole North American market,” TMMC President Fred Volf told Team Members and dignitaries, including a Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada and The Honourable Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier of Ontario and Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, during an eventuality progressing today.
In 2003, TMMC became Toyota’s initial trickery entrusted to furnish Lexus vehicles outward of Japan – a extensive honour within Toyota – and has given done some-more than 1.3 million Lexus RX and Lexus RX Hybrid vehicles.
“Together with a company’s new investments in a facilities, today’s proclamation demonstrates a extensive volume of trust that Toyota has in a Team Members here during TMMC,” Volf added. “It has been an honour to be producing a Lexus model, and now we’re being devoted to furnish dual of them.”
In 2018, TMMC announced a CDN $1.4B investment (including ancillary supports from a sovereign and provincial governments), converting a North and West plants to a company’s Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) height to concede for increasing flexibility, offer prolongation efficiency, and higher products. This vital investment authorised TMMC to change a prolongation to accommodate a final of North America’s fast flourishing compress SUV market, many particularly by a prolongation of a market-leading Toyota RAV4 and Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.
“Our operations and Team Members in Canada have won mixed general awards for plant quality, and continue to play an critical purpose within Toyota’s tellurian prolongation strategy,” pronounced Jim Lentz, arch executive officer for Toyota Motor North America. “As a compress oppulance SUV marketplace continues to grow, building a NX in North America allows us to improved offer a business and dealers.”
TMMC has made vehicles in Canada for some-more than 30 years and now employs some-more than 8,500 group members during a comforts in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario. Committed to producing vehicles in Canada, Toyota has invested some-more than CDN $8.5B in a Canadian operations given 1985, and has built some-more than 8 million vehicles over that duration of time.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is a disdainful Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sole over 8 million vehicles in Canada by a inhabitant network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and trustworthiness to a vehicles Canadians expostulate and a use they receive. TCI’s conduct bureau is located in Toronto, with informal offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax, and tools placement centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates dual prolongation comforts in Canada. Having constructed some-more than 8 million vehicles, renouned Canadian models built during these comforts embody Toyota RAV4, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. Recent investments during a comforts in Ontario will concede for increasing prolongation of a top-selling Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models.