Business as usual

by
Toyota's production has returned to pre-earthquake levels
Toyota's production has returned to pre-earthquake levels

Toyota GB is celebrating a return to 100 percent production at its European plants in June, following a breakdown in production after the Japanese earthquake disaster.

A faster-than-expected return to normal production levels in Japan have enabled European plants to keep up with demand.

Jon Williams, managing director of Toyota GB has praised the efforts of staff on both continents, saying: “This is great news for our customers and for our dealer partners. I want to thank our colleagues in manufacturing, both here in Europe and in Japan, for finding solutions in such a short period of time. It is a testament to the extraordinary abilities of the Toyota organisation.

I know the UK dealers will be delighted to be able to offer customers normal delivery lead-times sooner than previously expected.” Williams has emphasised that dealers in the UK are enjoying business as usual.

Published by Darrenmoss

CAT magazine's in-house reporter and self-confessed petrol head

IAAF Awards: Winners announced

Annual conference and Awards takes place online

Read More

North and South branch openings for GSF Car Parts

Bournemouth and Warrington join newly-rebranded parts chain

Read More

National Tyres acquired by Halfords for £62m

604-branch chain to become part of retail giant in a deal totalling £81m after capital expenditure and integration costs

Read More

New van fleet for Marathon

Warehouse distributor renews fleet with new Citroen Dispatch vans

Read More

Schaeffler to buy ‘green steel‘ from Swedish start-up

H2 Green Steel to supply OE producer

Read More

Go to comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *