Toyota aims to lower break-even point for Japan ops

Newswire

NAGOYA, Japan, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is aiming to significantly lower its break-even point for its Japanese operations through a slew of improved manufacturing processes, a top executive said on Friday. "We're trying to be able to operate (profitably) at 85 yen (to the dollar) and 70 percent utilisation," Atsushi Niimi, executive vice president in charge of manufacturing, told reporters. As the financial crisis hammered sales and left much of its production capacity ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Toyota aims to lower break-even point for Japan ops" 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 WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×