As part of a strategy to realign its manufacturing operations in North America in support of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), Toyota will invest approximately $1 billion to construct its newest North American manufacturing facility in the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico to produce the Corolla. This state-of-the-art plant will feature the latest TNGA production engineering innovations, employ approximately 2,000 team members and have the capacity to produce 200,000 units annually.  

Once Corolla production begins in Mexico in 2019, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC) will transform its Cambridge, Ontario, North Plant to switch from producing Corollas to mid-sized, higher-value vehicles, marking the company’s first major reinvestment in the plant since it opened in 1997. Toyota will also make investments over several years in TMMC’s assembly plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario, to implement TNGA modifications.

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