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A Commitment to the Future Workforce

A Commitment to the Future Workforce

August 19, 2014
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. (August 19, 2014) – Last spring, Dr. Jo Harris had a hunch.
 
As president of the newly formed BridgeValley Community and Technical College, she oversaw the merger of Bridgemont and Kanawha Valley Colleges, building on the strengths of both institutions.  Dr. Harris’ hunch: that when good ideas are shared among the two colleges, that great things can happen.
 
Today, her hunch became a reality.... more

Toyota Celebrates A Decade of Energy Excellence

Toyota Celebrates A Decade of Energy Excellence

April 24, 2014
ERLANGER, Ky. (April 24, 2014) – What do the cities of Dallas, Texas and Oakland, Calif. have in common?  A lot, according to Toyota’s engineers, despite the two cities being separated by nearly 1,700 miles with different demographics and industries.... more

Toyota Increasing U.S. Transmission Production

August 30, 2013
ERLANGER, Ky. (August 30, 2013) – When Toyota’s Buffalo, West Virginia engine plant began production in 1998, maintenance team member Eric Cline knew they’d build a lot of engines for Toyotas driven by customers all across the country.  Fifteen years later, Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia (TMMWV) has built over 10 million powertrain (engines and transmissions), and today, Toyota is investing a combined $102 million in manufacturing facilities to meet increased consumer demand for Toyotas and the engines that power them.... more

A Billion Horsepower and Growing - Toyota's West Virginia Plant Celebrates Production of Its 10 Millionth Unit

May 01, 2013
BUFFALO, W. Va. (May 1, 2013) –  Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc., (TMMWV) and its 1,300 team members celebrated production of the plant’s 10 millionth powertrain unit at a ceremony this afternoon with guests from the state’s business and civic community.  Powertrain units include engines and automatic transmissions.... more

Eight Toyota Manufacturing Facilities Recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Improved Environmental Performance

July 25, 2012
ERLANGER, Ky. (July 25, 2012) –  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized eight Toyota manufacturing sites in North America for achieving a ten percent reduction in energy intensity through its ENERGY STAR Challenge For Industry program. Collectively, these eight sites have reduced energy intensity by nearly 24 percent from baseline.
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Toyota Increasing U.S. Transmission Production

March 01, 2012
ERLANGER, Ky. (March 1, 2012) -- Toyota announced today it will increase annual production capacity of 6-speed automatic transmission from approximately 400,000 to 520,000 at its plant in Buffalo, W.Va. 
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Toyota Temporarily Suspends Overtime at Some North American Plants

October 26, 2011
Flooding in Thailand has caused some interruption in production for a number of Toyota suppliers in that region.  As a means of conserving affected parts, Toyota will suspend Saturday (Oct. 29) production for Toyota vehicle manufacturing facilities in Indiana, Kentucky, Ontario, Canada and our engine manufacturing facility in West Virginia.  We will continue to monitor the supply situation in Thailand.
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Toyota Adding U.S. Transmission Capacity

February 25, 2011
Toyota announced today it will add 6-speed automatic transmission capacity at its plant in Buffalo.  The $64 million investment will create approximately 40 new jobs in West Virginia.... more

Toyota's North American Production Up 18 Percent in 2010

January 27, 2011
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announced today that the company’s assembly plants produced 1,456,887 vehicles in 2010, an 18 percent increase compared to 2009.... more

Toyota Unveils On-Site Health Care Center at Plant in West Virginia

March 31, 2010
Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia, Inc. (TMMWV) opened today its on-site health care center offering health care services to team members, retirees and their dependents.... more

Toyota Announces Manufacturing, Engineering Executive Changes

December 15, 2009
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announces the following senior management changes, effective January 4, 2010:... more

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

January 22, 2008
Milestones in North American Manufacturing.... more

Toyota's North American Vehicle Production At Record Levels In 2007

January 11, 2008
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) boosted vehicle and engine production to record levels at its North American plants in 2007.... more

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