"It's part of a five-state announcement this morning that brings the 5-year investment in US plants to $13 billion", a company spokesperson said.
The Japanese automaker announced the latest expansion of its US presence Thursday, bringing to almost $13 billion the amount it will spend by 2021. In September 2017, Toyota announced it was investing $106 million.
President Donald Trump congratulated Toyota on Twitter and tried to tie the announcement to his efforts on trade.
The president also tied the expansion back to the recently updated trade agreements between the U.S., Mexico and Canada in blowing up the arrangement known as NAFTA.
The president made no mention when a Chevrolet Cruze factory in OH recently closed, the first of five North American plants that GM intends to shut down by early next year.
"Our overarching manufacturing principle is if we can sell it here we need to make it here. Long-term investments in West Virginia, by companies like Toyota, will continue to benefit out state's economy, communities, and her people", Senator Manchin said. "I'm a business guy and I've always said that if we can help our businesses grow, there's no limit to what we can do". "USMCA is part of that".
Toyota officials said the expansion boosts the plant's capacity to produce hybrid transaxles.
The new investment announced Thursday is the initial amount for projects that include adding the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, and a Lexus ES 300h hybrid to production at its Georgetown, Kentucky plant, according to the statement. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said in prepared remarks.
Major League Baseball tweaks some rules now, more coming in '20
What had been a 26th player for certain day-night doubleheaders through August 31 will become a 27th player in those situations. The number of pitchers a Club may carry on the active roster will be capped at a number determined by the joint committee .
The plant was built as Toyota's first "wholly-owned vehicle manufacturing plant" in the United States.
"Unlike some of our competitors, we think there's value in the sedan market, while it may not be as big as it was", Reynolds said.
Toyota has 10 USA manufacturing facilities and past year announced a $1.6 billion joint venture with Mazda to build a plant also in Huntsville that will eventually employ 4,000 workers. The plant will add 450 jobs to accommodate new four-cylinder and V6 engine production lines.
Toyota has announced a plan to boost investment in several of its USA production facilities.
First, a $111 million investment will bring 123 jobs to the plant in Buffalo and double its transaxle production.
Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it will invest $749 million in five USA plants and add 586 jobs as it boosts engine production capacity and adds new hybrid models to its lineup.
Toyota says its latest investment will create 586 new jobs.
Democrats speculate that the report might have enough evidence to support an impeachment effort against the president. They do not require release of the report but also do not prevent Barr from giving the entire document to Congress.
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Two companies are distancing themselves from an actress and her daughter now embroiled in an alleged college admissions scam. Loughlin and her husband were taken into federal custody and later released on separate $1 million bonds on Wednesday.
Hallmark Cards Inc. says it will no longer working with Loughlin and has stopped development of all productions involving her. Technology giant Hewlett Packard also removed an ad featuring Loughlin and daughter, Olivia Jade Giannulli, 19.
Teddy Bridgewater to re-sign with the Saints
Brees is set to make $11 million and has a roster bonus of $12 million, as part of a two-year, $50 million deal he signed in 2018. Taylor is expected to sign with the Los Angeles Chargers to be Phillip Rivers' backup, according to the NFL Network.
Rockets Launched at Tel Aviv
Earlier this week, Israel struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire on southern Israel, near the border. At least two missiles were fired from the Gaza Strip toward the Tel Aviv area, Reuters reported, citing local media.
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Weekend Sweep for Kyle Busch at Phoenix
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