Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., North American Manufacturing Milestones

January 22, 2008

Updated: January 17, 2008


2007 Vehicle Production: 1,671,009

2007 Engine Production: 1,571,872


2008

TMMK Announced at the North American International Auto Show that it will build the all-new Toyota Venza crossover utility vehicle starting in the fall (January)

2007

TMMBC Completes its $37 million expansion to increase production capacity of Tacoma pick-up trucks by 20,000 units, for a total annual capacity of 50,000 vehicles and 200,000 Tacoma truck beds (December)

Hino Motors Announces company's first assembly facility in Williamstown, WV to produce 2,5000 medium and heavy-duty trucks annually. Investment of $8.6 million to employ 80 people (June)

CAPTIN Completes sixth expansion in its 24-year history; capacity to produce 1.68 million wheels per year (June)

TEMA Begins production of the Toyota Camry at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA) (April)

TMMMS Breaks ground on new vehicle manufacturing plant in Blue Springs, near Tupelo which will begin production by 2010 (April)

TEMA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes TEMA with the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence 2007 Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through energy efficiency (March)

TEMA Announces a $1.3 billion investment to build a new vehicle manufacturing plant in Blue Springs, Mississippi near Tupelo to employ 2,000; to build the Toyota Highlander. Plant to be named Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, Inc. (TMMMS) (February)

TMMAL Begins production on the all-new 5.7 liter V8 engine for the Toyota Tundra (February)

2006

TEMA Announces new minority business spending target of ten percent for Toyota's U.S. operations on purchases of parts, goods and services with minority businesses (November)

TMMTX Officially begins production when the first Tundra rolls off the line (November)

TMMK Celebrates production of the Camry hybrid - the first hybrid vehicle to be produced by Toyota in North America (October)

NUMMI, TMMK & TMMI The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes NUMMI, TMMK and TMMI with an ENERGY STAR Plant Award for their commitment and leadership in protecting our environment through energy efficiency (October)

TMMK Celebrates its five millionth Camry (September)

TEMA Breaks ground on a 700-acre site in York Township, Michigan for an expansion of Toyota's Research and Vehicle Development operations in North America. The facility represents a $187 million investment and will add 400 new jobs. (September)

TMMI & TMMWV Celebrates their 10 year anniversaries (May)

TMMK Celebrates its 20 year anniversary (May)

TEMA Finalizes the consolidation of Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TMMNA) and Toyota Technical Center, U.S.A., Inc. (TTC) to form Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) effective April 1, 2006 (April)

TMMNA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes TMMNA with the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence 2006 Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through energy efficiency (March)

TMMNA Announces that the Toyota Camry will be built at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA), a $230 million investment directly creating about 1,000 jobs. Camry production to begin in Spring 2007 (March)

TMMC Announces an expansion of its Woodstock plant; total investment of $950 million and employment of 2,000 (February)

TMMNA Reaches 15 million mark in North American production (February)

TMMBC Announces a $37 million expansion to increase production capacity of Tacoma pick-up trucks by 20,000 units, for a total annual capacity of 50,000 vehicles and 200,000 Tacoma truck beds (January)

2005

TMMNA Announces it has exceeded $1 billion in minority business spending target, one year ahead of target (November)

Bodine Begins engine block production at its new Jackson, TN plant (November)

TMMNA Celebrates its ten millionth engine manufactured in North America (November)

CAPTIN Breaks ground on sixth expansion (October)

TMMC Breaks ground on new vehicle manufacturing plant in Woodstock, Ontario which will begin production in 2008 (October)

TMMAL Begins production of V6 engines (August)

TMMC Announces a $650 million investment to build a new vehicle manufacturing plant in nearby Woodstock, Ontario to employ 1,300; to build the Toyota RAV4 (June)

CAPTIN Expands for the sixth time in its 22-year history; capacity to produce 1.68 million wheels per year (June)

TMMK Announces plans to produce Camry hybrids starting in late 2006 (May)

TMMNA Named to Billion Dollar Roundtable for spending more than $1 billion with minority and women-owned businesses in North America (May)

Bodine Expands its Jackson, Tennessee castings plant; total investment of $164 million and total employment of 220 (May)

TMMWV Expands its transmission plant; total investment of $920 million and total employment of 1,150 (April)

2004

TMMNA & TTC Announces consolidation of companies to form Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing NorthAmerica (TEMA) effective April 1, 2006 (December)

TMMBC Begins production of the Toyota Tacoma pickup truck (December)

TMMTX Introduces eighteen suppliers to be located on-site; six of which are Toyota Minority Business Enterprise Partners, owned and operated by minorities (December)

TMMNA Receives Corporation of the Year award from National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). (October)

TABC Hino Motors Ltd., a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, begins truck production in North America (October)

TMMAL Expansion to double the size of facility; total investment of $490 million and total employment of 800 (September)

TMMNA Receives Distinguished Supplier Diversity Award from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) (September)

TMMBC Begins production of Toyota Tacoma truck beds (August)

TMMWV Announces expansion to make gears for automatic transmissions; total investment of $800 million and total employment of 1,000 (April)

2003

TMMNA Expands its quality and production engineering laboratory (November)

TMMC Begins production of the Lexus RX 330 luxury sport utility vehicle, the first Lexus vehicle to be produced outside of Japan (September)

TMMBC Announces second expansion for increased Toyota Tacoma production (August)

TMMAL Announces expansion to produce V6 engines; total investment of $240 million and total employment of 500 (July)

CAPTIN Celebrates its 20-year anniversary with fifth expansion; 20 percent capacity increase to 1.45 million wheels per year (June)

TMMAL Begins production of the first V8 engines outside of Japan (May)

Bodine Announces $124 million investment to build a new engine block plant in Jackson, Tennessee; total employment of 200 (March)

TMMTX Announces an $800 million investment to build a new truck plant in San Antonio, Texas, to employ 2,000; to build the Toyota Tundra. Plant to be named Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas Inc. (TMMTX) (February)

TMMI Doubles vehicle capacity to 300,000 units per year; production of the Toyota Sienna minivan is transferred from TMMK (January)

2002

TMMBC Announces expansion plans to produce the Toyota Tacoma pickup truck; total investment of $140 million and total employment of 460 (September)

TMMNA Celebrates its ten millionth vehicle manufactured in North America (July)

TABC Announces that Hino Motors Ltd., a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, will begin assembly of medium-size commercial panel trucks to be sold in North America (June)

TMMC Begins production of the Toyota Matrix; Camry Solara production ends and is transferred to TMMK (January)

TMMNA Announces plans to build a truck bed plant in Tijuana, Baja California to be named Toyota Motor Manufacturing de Baja California (TMMBC) (January)

2001

TMMWV Becomes the first plant outside of Japan to produce automatic transmissions for the North American market (May)

TMMAL Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama Inc. announces $220 million investment to build a new engine plant in Huntsville, Alabama, to employ 350. (February)

TMMWV Announces production of V6 engines and transmissions for the North American-built Lexus RX SUV (January)

TMMC Announces plans to build the all-new Toyota Matrix (January)

2000

TMMI Begins production of the Toyota Sequoia (September)

TMMC Announces that production of the Lexus RX 300 will begin in late 2003; TMMC will produce the first Lexus vehicle outside of Japan (April)

TMMI Announces $1.3 billion investment to begin production of the Toyota Sienna in 2003, doubling plant capacity to 300,000 units annually and employment to 4,700 (April)

TMMC Begins production of the Camry Solara convertible (February)

1999

TMMNA North American production tops one million vehicles annually (December)

1998

TMMWV Begins four cylinder engine production (December)

TMMI Begins production of the Tundra pickup truck (December)

TMMWV Announces $200 million expansion to produce automatic transmissions; total investment of $900 million and total employment of 800 (September)

TMMC Begins production of the Camry Solara (June)

CAPTIN Fourth expansion; capacity to produce 1.2 million wheels per year (June)

Bodine Expansion of Troy, Missouri, plant; total investment of $345 million and total employment to 900 (January)

TMMI Expansion capacity increase to 150,000 per year; total investment of $1.2 billion and total employment of 2,300 (March)

CAPTIN Third expansion; capacity to produce 960,000 wheels per year (March)

1997

TMMK Begins production of the Toyota Sienna (August)

1996

TMMWV Announces a $400 million investment to build a new four cylinder engine plant in Buffalo, West Virginia, to employ 300. Plant to be named Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. (TMMWV) (May)

TMMI Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TMMNA), established to support Toyota's growing manufacturing operations in North America (October)

TMMK Begins V6 engine machining (June)

1995

TMMC Begins production of four cylinder engines (October)

TMMI Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana Inc. announces a $700 million investment to build a new vehicle manufacturing plant in Princeton, Indiana, to employ 1,300. (November)

NUMMI Begins production of the Toyota Tacoma (January)

1994

TMMC Announces $755 million expansion to double vehicle capacity and employ an additional 1,200; total investment of $1.12 billion and total employment of 2,300 (November)

TMMK Begins production of the Toyota Avalon (September)

TMMK Begins production of V6 engines (August)

1993

NUMMI Announces plastics manufacturing facility (October)

Bodine Aluminum casting production begins in Troy, Missouri (January)

1992

CAPTIN Second expansion; capacity to produce 720,000 wheels per year (October)

TMMK Announces die-making operations (July)

TMMK Announces Powertrain expansion for V6 engines (January)

1991

NUMMI Begins producing Toyota compact pickup truck (August)

1990

Bodine Purchased by Toyota Motor Corporation (January)

1989

TMMK Four cylinder engine production begins (November)

CAPTIN First expansion; capacity to double to 480,000 wheels per year (June)

NUMMI Announces agreement to produce Toyota compact pickup truck (April)

1988

TMMC Start of production - Corolla (November)

TMMK Start of production - Camry (May)

1987

TMMK Announces plans to build a powertrain plant (November)

1986

NUMMI Begins production of the Toyota Corolla (September)

1985

TMMC Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. announces a C$400 million investment to build a new vehicle manufacturing plant in Cambridge, Ontario to employ 1,000; to build the Toyota Corolla. (December)

TMMK Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. announces $800 million investment to build a new vehicle manufacturing plant in Georgetown, Kentucky to employ 3,000; to build the Toyota Camry. (December)

CAPTIN Official start of production; capacity to produce 240,000 wheels per year (April)

1984

NUMMI Begins production of 400,000 units per year; 50-50 joint venture between Toyota and General Motors (December)

NUMMI NUMMI joint venture established (February)

1983

CAPTIN Canadian Autoparts Toyota, Inc. incorporated by TMC; first manufacturing investment by a Japanese company in Canada (March)

NUMMI Toyota and General Motors sign a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a joint venture of GM's Fremont, California facility (New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.) (February)

1974

TABC Purchased by Toyota Motor Corporation; the first U.S. manufacturing facility owned and operated by an import automaker (February)

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