Here's where you can come to find out about the latest news and events at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) and other Toyota news in North America. Be sure to check back often, because something's always going on at Toyota.
Toyota recently announced its intent to virtually eliminate CO2 emissions from its factories and vehicles, and it's about to flip the switch on a very tangible example of this effort. Toyota’s Georgetown, Ky., manufacturing plant will begin generating electricity from methane, a byproduct of trash decomposition at the nearby Central Kentucky Landfill on Nov. 23, 2015.
It’s been 25 years since Sgt. Tony Hendrichs stepped onto the sands of Saudi Arabia, where he spent eight months during Operation Desert Storm. As part of one of the first National Guard units to deploy from Kentucky, he wasn’t quite sure what to expect while serving his country overseas. But one thing he could expect was a job to come home to.
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported October 2015 sales of 204,045 units, an increase of 13 percent on a volume basis. With one more selling day in October 2015 than in October 2014, sales were up 9.0 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
Earlier press releases from this year are here.
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Dr. Charles Haywood's study on TMMK's Economic Impact on Kentucky is available for download in a printable Adobe Acrobat® Format. (8.4MB File)
The Center for Automotive Research's single-manufacturer economic impact study, which describes the economic contribution of Toyota's total manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations in the United States overall and in fourteen individual states is available for download in a printable Adobe Acrobat® Format.
Click on the links below to access press releases from previous years.