Toyota Investing $1.3B in Kentucky Plant
While Toyota is already building the Camry at the Kentucky-based plant, they are investing $1.33 billion to update the facility in which they build the bestselling car in the US. Toyota recently added over 700 jobs to the 8,000+ that were already housed at the current plant. The Georgetown-based plant is Toyota’s largest in the world. This is the first step of a plan will see the manufacturer invest $10 billion in the United States over the next five years.
Toyota has stated that the new production process with result in more flexibility, better cars, and faster response times to customer demand. This plan is based on Toyota’s ‘global architecture’ methodology that will help the updated plant be flexible to changing vehicle designs and production needs as time goes on.