It has long been known that the Toyota Yaris, which won the European Car of the Year award earlier this year, will also be built at a plant in Cologne. So far, it was assembled only in France, near the city of Valenciennes in the north of the country. On Tuesday, November 9, its production began in central Bohemia, the local factory said in a press release.
The automaker pumped more than 4.5 billion kroner into the plant due to the production of cars from parts A and B, that is, the smallest of the two parts, to which they belong Aygo X is newly released And Yaris. These cars, based on the TNGA-B platform, will be manufactured here; Yars from now and Aygo from next year.
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said Koreatsu Aoki, president of TMMCZ (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Czech Republic, as the so-called factory).
“The start of production of our best-selling car in Europe is an important step for TMMCZ towards the future of the plant. The target for car sales in Europe in 2025 is 1.5 million units, and Yaris will play a key role in making this happen,” said Marvin Cook, Toyota Executive Vice President of Manufacturing. Target”.
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