Manufacturing Press Releases on Toyota Media Site


6 June 2013

Toyota Increases Its British Manufacturing Output With Start Of Production Of New Auris Touring Sports

Toyota opened a new chapter in its European operations today with the official start of production of the new Auris Touring Sports at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s (TMUK) Burnaston car plant. The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, UK Secretary of State for Transport, joined Didier Leroy, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe, at a ceremony to see the new car off the line at the Derbyshire factory.

4 November 2012

Toyota Celebrates Start Of New Auris Production At Burnaston

Toyota’s proud record of manufacturing in the UK reached another landmark today with the official start of production of the all-new Auris at its Burnaston factory. Dr Vince Cable, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, welcomed Toyota’s continued investment in its UK operations, which will also see the new Auris Touring Sports estate car built at the plant from next year.

4 November 2012

The British-Built Toyotas

Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd has built eight different models at its Burnaston factory since the first car, a Carina E, rolled off the line in 1992.

31 October 2011

Two Million Yaris Built In Europe (and counting…)

Toyota is celebrating building its two millionth Yaris in Europe, the car coming off the line at its Valenciennes factory in northern France on 28 October. The milestone has been reached in the same year as Toyota Motor Manufacturing France celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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