GAC Toyota

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GAC Toyota Motor Co., Ltd.
Type Private joint venture
Industry Automotive
Founded 2004 (2004) (Guangzhou)
Headquarters Guangzhou, China
Area served China
Products Automobiles
Owners GAC Group (50%)
Toyota Motor Company (50%)
Employees Approximately 5,600
Website www.gac-toyota.com

GAC Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (Chinese: 广汽丰田汽车有限公司) is an automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Guangzhou, China and a joint-venture between GAC Group and Toyota Motor Company. It was founded on 1 September 2004.

As of 2009, the company had a 320,000 units-per-year production capacity at a Nansha District production base and had established a target production capacity of 500,000,[1] which by now may have been achieved. Such figures may consider engines and whole vehicles discrete.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 2004, and began production in May 2006 with the Camry model.[2] The compay began producing the Yaris in May 2008, the Highlander SUV in May 2009, the Camry Hybrid in April 2010 and the E’Z in June 2011. [2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Momentum: China's automotive components sector emerging from the crisis". KMPG Huazhen. 2009. p. 7. Retrieved 01/03/2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ a b "GAC-Toyota rolls off one millionth car in China". China Automotive Review. 8 September 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 

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