PR | Toyota Production in North America Exceeds 2 Million Again in 2016
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PR | Toyota Production in North America Exceeds 2 Million Again in 2016

Image Attribute: :2015 Toyota Camry (ASV50R) Atara S sedan / Source: Wikimedia Commons

Image Attribute: :2015 Toyota Camry (ASV50R) Atara S sedan / Source: Wikimedia Commons

Erlanger, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2017) – In 2016, Toyota achieved another record year of North American vehicle production with 2,124,608 vehicles built at its North American vehicle assembly plants. Production volume was up 4.4 percent over the previous year total of 2,035,028 vehicles.

Toyota’s total vehicle production in North America since 1986 has reached more than 30 million. Key drivers of this year’s increased production include low fuel prices, continued stability in the overall economy and strong customer demand for trucks and SUVs. “Our success is driven by the talent and dedication of the men and women who manufacture our products here in the U.S.,” said Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota Motor North America (TMNA).  

“Every part and every vehicle that rolls off the line reflects our commitment to safety, quality, value, and, above all, our passion for exceeding customer expectations.”

Toyota marked milestone anniversaries in 2016 for the following manufacturing facilities:
  • Cambridge, Ontario - 30 years 
  • Georgetown, Kentucky - 30 years 
  • Princeton, Indiana - 20 years 
  • Buffalo, West Virginia - 20 years 
  • Huntsville, Alabama - 15 years   

The company also broke ground for its 15th, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato in November; the new plant is scheduled to begin Corolla production in 2019.  

Toyota produces 13 models in North America including Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Highlander, RAV4, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma, Tundra, Lexus RX 350, Lexus ES 350, Yaris and Yaris iA. Toyota directly employs more than 44,000 people.

Toyota North American Vehicle Production
Manufacturing SiteModel20162015
Toyota Motor Manufacturing,
Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK)
Avalon Hybrid7,09812,159
Camry Hybrid34,15732,811
ES 35043,5884,088
Toyota Motor Manufacturing,
Indiana, Inc.
Highlander Hybrid6,9355,422
Toyota Motor Manufacturing,
Mississippi, Inc. (TMMMS)
Toyota Motor Manufacturing,
Texas, Inc. (TMMTX)
Subaru Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA)Camry35,94579,843
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. (TMMC)Corolla237,553252,362
RX 350105,88787,974
RX 350 Hybrid7,9318,076
Toyota Motor Manufacturing de Baja California (TMMBC)Tacoma97,14582,328
Total  97,14582,328
Mazda Motor Manufacturing de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (MMVO)Toyota Yaris / Yaris iA43,50125,395
Total  43,50125,395
Total Vehicle ProductionGrand Total2,124,6082,035,028

*Includes hybrid engine production 

**TMMWV’s total 6-speed automatic transmission production for 2016 was 626,762. Note: Toyota subsidiaries Bodine Aluminum, Inc., in Tennessee and Missouri, casts aluminum engine blocks, cylinder heads, and engine brackets; Toyota Auto Body California (TABC), Inc., in Long Beach produces stamped/welded parts and steering columns; and Canadian Auto Parts Toyota, Inc. (CAPTIN) in Delta, British Columbia makes aluminum wheels; all produce components in North America but are not included in the annual production figures.