Toyota boosting V6 production in Alabama, adding 125 jobs

Toyota boosting V6 production in Alabama, adding 125 jobs

May 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota Toyota’s Huntsville, Alabama production facility, which makes the company’s four-cylinder, V6 and V8 engines, is getting a couple of big boosts: $80 million and roughly 125 new jobs. When the spending and hiring is complete, the enlarged factory and the plant’s 1,150 workers will raise engine-production capacity to more than 700,000 units, with V6 production more than doubled from 146,000 engines per year to 362,000. Toyota’s been spending and hiring all this year, with $645 million invested in growth and 1,100 jobs added to the rolls. “This V6 line addition,” said a company EVP, “continues to reflect our growing optimism for an improving North American market.” Toyota’s press release is posted below. Continue reading Toyota boosting V6 production in Alabama, adding 125 jobs Toyota boosting V6 production in Alabama, adding 125 jobs originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 19 May 2012 16:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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