GAC Toyota

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GAC Toyota Motor Co., Ltd.
Private joint venture
Industry Automotive
Founded 2004 (2004) (Guangzhou)
Headquarters Guangzhou, China
Area served
China
Products Automobiles
Owner GAC Group (50%)
Toyota Motor Company (50%)
Number of 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 320,001 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 company 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, the Levin in July 2014. [2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Momentum: China's automotive components sector emerging from the crisis (PDF). 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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