Customers of Atlantic Toyota may be following the shortages and production loss that Toyota has been dealing with due to the tsunami and earthquake in March. Good news has finally arrived as Toyota plans on increasing production sooner than expected.
Online PR News – 17-May-2011 – – Atlantic Toyota and Huntington Toyota customers may be interested to know that Toyota Motor Corp has officially announced it should be back on track come June.
Originally, Toyota Motor Corp had predicted that production would not be back up to certain levels until August. Now, the newest forecast includes boosting output to 70 percent of normal operating levels in June. This percentage is up 30 percent from the past month.
Thirteen North American plants are included in this shift back to normal levels. San Antonio produces the Tundra and the Tacoma trucks; both production levels will increase from 30 percent to 50 percent in June.
“Our team members and suppliers are working closely on countermeasure activities to improve the parts condition from Japan. We continue to develop solutions in order to restore 100 percent production as soon as possible for all of our North American-made vehicles,” Steve St. Angelo, Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, said in a statement. “We appreciate the patience of our customers and dealers.”
Atlantic Toyota and Huntington Toyota customers should be happy to hear that certain models will be back to 100 percent production next month.
Toyota models include:
• Toyota Corolla
• Toyota Camry
• Toyota Avalon
• Toyota Highlander
• Toyota Matrix
• Toyota Sequoia
• Toyota Sienna
• Toyota Venza
These models being produced again at normal capacity will help Toyota Motor Corp alleviate the current shortages.
Atlantic Toyota and Huntington Toyota customers should see an increase in stock come June with various options to choose from as they had in the past.
For more information, visit http://www.atlantic-toyota-huntington.com or call 888-247-0226.
[Source(s): USA Today, Associated Press]