One of the strongest alliances in the automotive industry is undoubtedly that of Mazda and Toyota, companies that take advantage of the knowledge of both to offer cars of high quality and excellent performance through platforms developed with the latest technology.
Today, both firms of cars They further strengthen their collaboration by announcing a new investment on the way. According to information from Motorpassion, both brands will invest 830 million dollars to incorporate more technologies in the production lines they share, in addition to generating new training systems for their 4,000 employees.
It should be remembered that two years ago, the companies had already announced an investment of 1.6 billion dollars, and now with this new investment, the figure rises to 2.311 billion dollars.
This investment is adapted to the changes made to improve manufacturing processes that support Mazda vehicles and Toyota SUV design changes.
With the total accumulated money, brands also build a new automotive plant which will have the capacity to produce up to 150,000 units of a future crossover of Mazda and up to 150,000 units of the SUV to be built from Toyota.
“Mazda Toyota Manufacturing is proud to call Alabama home. Thanks to the strong support of our state and local partners, we have been able to incorporate even more technologies into the manufacturing processes, providing world-class training to all team members, and developing production processes of the highest quality, ”he said. Mark Brazeal, vice president of administration for MTM.
Currently, plant construction is 75% complete with roofing, cladding, floor slabs, conduits, fire protection and electrical completion.