Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A. Inc.
Ground was recently broken on the new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A. Inc. plant in Huntsville, Alabama. Keep reading for all the exciting news
With a 1.6 billion investment from both companies, the new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing plant is expected to create at least 4,000 new jobs. This plant will also have the ability to build 300,000 vehicles a year. This will begin in 2021. For starters, the new manufacturing plant will build Toyota’s Corolla. Its new 2020 model was recently made public in California. The new plant will also build Mazda’s yet- to-be-named crossover vehicle.
“We are proud to be here with Toyota, with whom we share the bond of pride in manufacturing,” said Kiyotaka Shobuda, Mazda’s senior managing executive officer. “We are proud to be breaking ground on a new ‘home’ here in Huntsville – a city that believes in the possibilities of technology and manufacturing, and has striven to realize mankind’s greatest dream.”
In the News
According to a recent press release:
The alliance will assure competitiveness in manufacturing. This allows both automakers to respond quickly to market changes. It also allows the, to help ensure sustainable growth toward the future of mobility.
“It is extremely special to have a partner like Mazda to team up with not only to make the highest-quality cars, but also to create a plant that team members are proud to call their own,” said Jim Lentz, chief executive officer, Toyota Motor North America. “As we’ve seen at our Huntsville engine plant, Alabamians are a proud, talented, hard-working group. We are excited to continue our deep investment in the U.S. and Alabama and see nothing but a bright future.”
Beach Mazda is Excited
Of course, this is some really great news for Mazda and Toyota. All of us here at Beach Mazda are truly excited. We can’t wait to to see all the good things that come from this collaboration! If you have any questions about Mazda vehicles, by all means, call Beach Mazda today!