Toyota Tacoma pickup truck production increase

The volume of production of Tacoma truck to the location in the state of Baja California (Mexico), the enterprise should increase by 60 000 units. As the press-service of Toyota, now factory production capacity is about 100 000 vehicles a year.

Get off at the scheduled volume of 160,000 pickup Toyota Tacoma Mexican company brand will be at the end of 2017 – beginning of 2018. To this end, Toyota is investing in capacity expansion of about $ 150 million and will create about 400 new jobs. The plant will operate in three shifts. Currently, more than 1 100 people working at the plant.

The company also noted that the decision to increase the output of the pickup was taken because of the growing demand for cars in this segment. By the way, Such produce is still in the US city of San Antonio.

The world premiere of the new Toyota Tacoma was held at the Detroit Motor Show in January 2015. Pick-up was more rigid frame, moreover, has been greatly improved insulation model.

The truck is equipped with a four-cylinder engine capacity of 2.7 liters capacity of 159 hp and working on the Atkinson cycle V6 3.5 engine with 278 hp in return Both units are combined with dedicated six "automatic". Pick-up is available with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.

One of the main competitors in Tacoma in the US is the Honda Ridgeline. pick-up a new generation of Honda's production was launched in the United States in May this year.

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