Toyota Motor Corp. is shifting its global pickup truck production base to Thailand, a move that will cost the auto maker upwards of 30 billion baht ($699 million) over the next two years. Toyota says the move will increase production of pickups and multi-purpose vehicles to about 200,000 annually by the middle of 2004, with half of the output earmarked for export. Toyota currently produces about 90,000 pickups for the Thai market and exports about 10,000. The new Thai production base ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Toyota Moving Global Pickup Base to Thailand" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.