2015 was a very important year for Toyota. First of all, the Japanese manufacturer got rid of one important competitor on the US market, meaning Volkswagen. Secondly, Toyota managed to produce two million cars in US for the first time. 2015 is the first year when Toyota manages such a performance.
The Japanese company also managed to produce 1.933.702 engines in the US. Key drivers for increased production include low fuel prices, a healthier economy and strong customer demand for Corolla, Camry, RAV4 and Tacoma.
2015 was a very important year also for Toyota factories. In Indiana Toyota produced its 4 millionth vehicle, while in Alabama boosted V6 engine production and built its 4 millionth engine.
Also in 2015, Toyota Texas began production of the all-new Tacoma in San Antonio and Mississippi rolled off its 500,000th Corolla.
Toyota produces 14 models in North America including: Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Highlander, RAV4, Scion iA, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma, Tundra, Lexus RX 350, Lexus ES 350, Venza and Yaris; and directly employs nearly 40,000 in the region.