Toyota announces EV plant in the U.S.
Toyota Motor Corporation has announced plans to build a new electric vehicle (EV) plant in the United States. The plant, which will be located in the state of Mississippi, is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs and will produce up to 300,000 vehicles annually.
The new EV plant will be the first of its kind for Toyota in the United States, and is part of the company’s commitment to investing in advanced technologies and creating jobs in the region. The facility will be used to manufacture both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs).
The plant is expected to open in late 2022, and will be the first of its kind in the US. Toyota is investing $1.3 billion in the facility and will be partnering with supplier partners to build the new plant. The facility will include a paint shop, assembly line, and other production areas.
Toyota’s decision to build the new EV plant in the US comes as the company prepares to launch its first all-electric vehicle in the US market in 2021. The new model will be a compact SUV and is expected to be followed by a range of other electric vehicles in the coming years.
Toyota’s commitment to electric vehicles is part of its goal to reduce its environmental footprint, and to become a leader in green technology. The company is also investing in research and development to create more efficient and sustainable vehicles.
The new EV plant is expected to have a significant impact on the local economy, creating jobs and boosting the local economy. It is also expected to help the US become a leader in electric vehicle production.
Toyota’s announcement is the latest in a series of investments the company has made in the US, as it looks to expand its presence in the market. The company has also announced plans to invest $10 billion in the US over the next five years.
The new EV plant is part of Toyota’s commitment to investing in advanced technologies and creating jobs in the US. It is expected to have a positive impact on the local economy, and to help the US become a leader in electric vehicle production.