MTMUS: Have you heard the news?

April 11th, 2018 by

Did you hear the great news? Mazda and Toyota have created their new joint-venture company “Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc.”  (MTMUS) It will manufacture vehicles in Huntsville, Alabama beginning in 2021. How awesome is that!

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This new automobile manufacturing plant will have the ability to make 150,000 units of Mazda’s crossover model. That model is soon to be introduced to North America. The plant will also be able to produce 150,000 units of Toyota’s Corolla. 4,000 new jobs are expected to be created in the Huntsville, Alabama area. Both companies are also investing $1.6 billion towards the project.

“We hope to make MTMUS a plant that will hold a special place in the heart of the local community for many, many years,” said Mazda’s Executive Officer Masashi Aihara, who will serve as President of MTMUS. “By combining the best of our technologies and corporate cultures, Mazda and Toyota will not only produce high-quality cars but also create a plant employees will be proud to work at and contribute to the further development of the local economy and the automotive industry. We hope that cars made at the new plant will enrich the lives of their owners and become much more than just a means of transportation.”

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Construction of the new plant will begin next year. Work will soon begin on preparing the land so construction can start on time.

Beach Mazda is pleased to share the news of this amazing collaboration between Mazda and Toyota (MTMUS). The new automobile manufacturing plant will be such a boost for the Huntsville, Alabama . So many new jobs will be available. We are surely excited to see what this partnership will bring. In the meantime, call us or stop by Beach Mazda today and take a look at some great Mazda vehicles!

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