Toyota will start producing cars againMay 4, 2020
Production in North America is preparing for a restart.
Automakers are beginning to work on their plans to resume production after the closure of plants associated with coronavirus. Toyota originally planned to resume production in North America on May 4, but decided to postpone these plans for one week. The Japanese automaker is now declaring that ramping up production will begin on May 11.
Toyota emphasizes that it intends to slowly resume production in accordance with federal labor and safety regulations, as well as local and state regulations, while maintaining the health and safety of workers and stakeholders as a priority. The automaker currently operates 14 plants in North America, 10 of which are located in the United States.
Recall that the Indiana factory is building Toyota Highlander, Sequoia and Sienna, the Kentucky factory is Avalon, Camry, RAV4 Hybrid and Lexus ES, the Texas factory is Tacoma and Tundra, and the Mississippi factory is Corolla. There are also factories located in Canada and Mexico that produce RAV4, Tacoma and Lexus RX.
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