Annual Local Capacity to Increase to 180,000 Vehicles in Early 2013
Toyota City, Japan, September 13, 2011—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that PT. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN), TMC's vehicle production subsidiary in Indonesia, plans to build a second plant adjacent to its existing Karawang Plant to meet demand in the growing Indonesian market.
Karawang Plant No. 2 is scheduled to start production of new vehicle models in early 2013 at an annual pace of 70,000 units. Total cash investment for construction is expected to be 26.3 billion yen and new hires for TMMIN are also planned.
The existing Karawang Plant has an annual production capacity of 110,000 vehicles1 and produces the "Kijang Innova" and the "Fortuner"—core vehicles of the Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle (IMV) Project2—that are sold in the domestic market and also exported to Thailand, South Africa and other regions. The two plants will give Toyota an annual production capacity of 180,000 vehicles in Indonesia in early 2013.
Separately, to commemorate Toyota's 40th year of business in Indonesia, a ceremony will be held today in Jakarta to be attended by government officials, suppliers, TMC President Akio Toyoda, TMMIN President Masahiro Nonami and PT. Toyota-Astra Motor3 President Johnny Darmawan Danusasmita.
As expressed in the Toyota Global Vision announced in March, TMC plans to further strengthen its activities in emerging markets and to continue producing vehicles that exceed consumer expectations.
Overview of PT. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia
|TMC (95%), PT. Astra International (5%)|
|Location||North Jakarta, Indonesia|
|Employees||Approx. 5,700 (as of July 2011)|
|Plants||Karawang Plant No.1||
Karawang Plant No.2
(Planned to start operations
in early 2013)
|110,000 units||70,000 units|
|-||26.3 billion yen|
|Production lineup||Kijang Innova, Fortuner||New vehicle models|
Timeline of Toyota in Indonesia
|1971||PT. Toyota-Astra Motor (manufacturing and sales) established|
|1977||Kijang production starts|
|1987||Kijang exportation starts|
|1996||Cumulative vehicle production reaches 1 million units|
|1998||Karawang No. 1 Plant begins operations|
|2003||PT. Toyota-Astra Motor split into TMMIN (manufacturing) and TAM (sales)|
|2003||Kijang cumulative production reaches 1 million units|
|2004||Avanza (jointly developed with Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.) production starts|
|2004||Kijang Innova production starts|
|2006||Fortuner production starts|
|2011||Construction of Karawang Plant No.2 begins (operation start scheduled for early 2013)|
1Production capacity was increased from 100,000 vehicles in May 2011 to 110,000 vehicles in July 2011 through improved production efficiency
2Aimed at creating an optimal production and supply network on a global scale, started from 2004; the project consists of three pickup trucks, a minivan, and an SUV
3Toyota vehicle sales company in Indonesia owned by PT. Astra International (51%) and TMC (49%)