Automotorpad.com | Gallery | Photo | News | Bmw | Ford | Nissan | Honda |

Toyota will increase production of the RAV4 in Ontario

Over 800 people hired and creation of a second shift

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) announced the creation of a second shift to increase RAV4 production at its plant in Woodstock (Ontario) from March 2010. TMMC, which also builds the Corolla, the Matrix and the Lexus RX 350, and will create 800 new jobs and increase RAV4 production was 150,000 vehicles. Hiring should begin this month.

Production of the RAV4 SUV debuted in November 2008 with a single shift and a team of 1200 people. The majority of the RAV4 intended North American market will henceforth factories in Ontario.

"Thanks to the high demand for this popular vehicle, we were able to increase production in Woodstock," stated Ray Tanguay, president of TMMC. "We are very pleased to continue our growth and create jobs in the local community. It is a vote of confidence for the RAV4, the quality of our suppliers and the ability of members of our Canadian team. Moreover, this decision reinforces Toyota's commitment to producing vehicles in North America and manufacture on the steps we serve. "

With 800 new jobs, TMMC henceforth count some 6,500 employees. TMMC manufactures vehicles since November 1988 and possesses an annual production capacity of 420,000 vehicles.

"I want to congratulate Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada for its recent investment in plant Woodstock (Ontario)," stated the Honourable Tony Clement, Federal Minister of Industry. "This is a measured and concrete recognition of the high skill level of our workforce d'oeuvres, the competitiveness of our business environment and proof that Ontario is the best place in the world to manufacture cars. "

Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ontario, added: "The increase RAV4 production means the creation of a second shift in Woodstock, the creation of 800 new jobs, more work for the entire supply chain - and most importantly, it means that Toyota has confidence in the labor d'oeuvres Ontario and the business climate of the province?. We are pleased with today's announcement by Toyota, and we congratulate the entire team for its ongoing contribution to the success of our province. "

Toyota will increase production of the RAV4 in Ontario picture #1

Read also: recent reviews, test drives, automotive trends and the latest news from the world of cars.

Video

Read more about:

Popular News

View more:

More Popular Images

Automotorpad.com
© 2014: All rights protected.
Contacts Google Sitemap