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Dr. Johan van Zyl CEO Toyota South Africa now also over Toyota Europe

Challenging new role for Toyota South Africa’s President and CEO Following structural changes within the global Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Management team, Toyota South Africa’s President and CEO Dr Johan van Zyl’s portfolio has been expanded to now also include Toyota Europe.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday March 4, 2015

Toyota South Africa Celebrates R1 Billion Investment In New Corolla Production

Full production of new Toyota Corolla starts Toyota invests R1 billion in Prospecton manufacturing facility New model to be built in left and right hand drive variants for local and export markets   Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) today celebrated the start of local volume production of the new Toyota Corolla – the 11th generation […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 4, 2014

DR JOHAN VAN ZYL APPOINTED AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR TOYOTA OF AFRICA

New position to compliment responsibilities as President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors Executive powers over one of the fastest growing continents New structure in step with Toyota’s stated goals of strengthening the company’s management structure and achieve the goals set by the Toyota Global Vision Dr Johan van Zyl, President and CEO of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 19, 2013

BMW and Toyota Work Together

Fuel Cell System, Sports Vehicle, Lightweight Technology and  Lithium-air Battery Collaboration to Commence Munich. BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC)  are pursuing their successful strategic long-term cooperation in the  field of sustainable mobility today by signing binding agreements  aimed at long-term collaboration between the two companies for the  joint development of a fuel cell […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 24, 2013

PRODUCTION AT TOYOTA PROSPECTON PLANT HALTED DUE TO STRIKE BY A COMPONENT SUPPLIER

Production at Toyota South Africa Motors’ Prospecton Plant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal has halted following a strike by one of its component suppliers.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 17, 2012

PRODUCTION TO RESUME AT TOYOTA SOUTH AFRICA MOTORS’ PROSPECTON PLANT

Production at Toyota South Africa Motors’ Prospecton plant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal is set to resume on Friday 5 October after negotiating parties reached an agreement today.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday October 5, 2012

DISCUSSIONS UNDERWAY BETWEEN TOYOTA SOUTH AFRICA MOTORS MANAGEMENT AND STAFF

Discussions between senior management at Toyota South Africa Motors, striking staff and representing union Numsa (the National Union of Metalworkers of SA) continued today at its Prospecton plant in KwaZulu-Natal.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday October 5, 2012

BMW GROUP AND TMC AGREE TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN COLLABORATION

Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), met today with Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, at BMW Group headquarters in Munich to announce the planned expansion of their existing cooperation initiated in December last year. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at a long-term […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday June 29, 2012

TOYOTA CELEBRATES APPRENTICES’ ACHIEVEMENTS

Talent rewarded in graduation ceremony and apprentice of the year awards Toyota has been rewarding the brightest and best young talent in its training academy and workshops with its annual graduation ceremony and Apprentice of the Year awards.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday June 19, 2012

Dr Johan van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota South Africa

TOYOTA SOUTH AFRICA MOTORS CEO HONOURED FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION Dr Johan van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota South Africa (TSAM), was today honoured by the North West University’s Potchefstroom Campus (NWU-PUK) for his exceptional contribution to academia and industry when he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Faculty Economic and Management Sciences.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday May 25, 2012

MASANORI NOHARA APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CO-ORDINATOR, TOYOTA GB

Toyota is pleased to announce the appointment of Masanori Nohara as Executive Director and Co-ordinator of Toyota (GB) PLC. Mr Nohara took up his new role with the company on 1 April, reporting to Jon Williams, President and Managing Director. He has enjoyed a successful career with Toyota spanning 25 years, including senior positions in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday April 5, 2012

Toyota new approved used car Programme with up to five years warranty

Toyota has introduced a new Approved Used Car Warranty programme to give even greater peace of mind and support for customers buying older and high-mileage vehicles. This reflects how built-in Toyota quality is giving owners the opportunity to purchase industry leading extended warranty cover for used cars.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday March 21, 2012

Toyota to Increase Highlander Output, Including Hybrid and Exports, in Indiana

ERLANGER, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2012) – Toyota will increase production of the Highlander mid-size SUV in late 2013 at the company’s Princeton, Ind. plant. Hybrid and export versions will be included. The project is expected to create approximately 400 new jobs at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Inc. (TMMI).

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 10, 2012

Toyota Mississippi Begins Second Shift

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (February 6, 2012) –Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, Inc., (TMMMS), added today a second shift for production of the Corolla, the world’s best-selling car of all time. Approximately 2,000 people are employed at the plant site.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday February 6, 2012

Toyota Announces North American Production for 2011

25 Million Milestone Coming in 2012 ERLANGER, Ky. (January 20, 2012) – Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announced today North American vehicle production for 2011. TEMA built 1,255,635 vehicles and 1,141,466 engines.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday January 21, 2012

TRANSNET FREIGHT RAIL AND TOYOTA SOUTH AFRICA SIGN LANDMARK AGREEMENT

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) and Toyota SA Motors (TSAM) have concluded an agreement in which the Container and Automotive Business Unit of Transnet Freight Rail will directly handle the transportation of certain locally manufactured and imported Toyota vehicles.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 14, 2011

BMW GROUP AND TOYOTA AGREE TO MID-TO-LONG-TERM RESEARCH COLLABORATION IN ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY TECHNOLOGIES

BMW Group to Supply 1.6L and 2.0L BMW Fuel Efficient Diesel Engines to Toyota Motor Tokyo/München. BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announce that they today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) concerning a mid-to-long-term collaboration on next-generation environment-friendly technologies.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday December 1, 2011

TOYOTA STRENGTHENS COMMITMENT TO UK MANUFACTURING WITH £100 MILLION INVESTMENT

Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes Toyota’s further investment in British jobs and manufacturing Toyota’s Burnaston factory in Derbyshire to be sole European manufacturing centre for new generation C-segment hatchbacks – including hybrid, petrol, and diesel models The introduction of new generation hatchback models will increase Burnaston production volumes creating up to 1,500 additional jobs in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 24, 2011

Toyota Plant Marks 25 Years of Production in Kentucky, U.S.

Toyota City, Japan, November 20, 2011— Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK), TMC’s vehicle manufacturing subsidiary in Kentucky, United States held a commemorative ceremony at the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky on November 19 (local time) to mark 25 years of operations.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 21, 2011

Toyota Begins Corolla Production in Mississippi

Team Members and Business Partners Join State and Local Officials to Celebrate Nearly 2,000 New Jobs BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (November 17, 2011) – Toyota team members today celebrated the opening of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi (TMMMS), the company’s new $800 million plant outside of Tupelo that assembles the Corolla, the world’s best-selling car of all […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 17, 2011

Update on Toyota’s North American Production

Based on parts availability, North American vehicle plants will continue operating on a normal production schedule the weeks of Nov. 21 and Nov. 28, including overtime. Toyota United States of America

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 16, 2011

Toyota Holds 7th Toyota World Convention

Toyota City, Japan, November 16—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) held its Toyota World Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States from November 13 through November 15. Approximately 1,100 people attended the convention including representatives from around 300 dealers, manufacturing affiliates, and finance corporations in approximately 150 countries and regions around the world.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 16, 2011

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