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Toyota to increase V6 engine production at Huntsville plant

ABR Staff Writer Published 27 September 2012

Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota is planning to invest $80 million to expand its engine plant located at Huntsville, Alabama.

According to the company, the expansion will support increased V6 engine production at the Toyota's Huntsville engine plant.

Construction of the new 300,000ft² facility, which is expected to start in October 2012, will be added to the southeast corner of the existing facility in North Huntsville Industrial Park.

Toyota said the new facility will increase the production capacity by 216,000 engines per year, bringing total V6 annual capacity to 362,000 units.

According to Toyota, the increased production at the new facility will start in March 2014.

The new project brings Toyota's total investment in the facility at North Huntsville Industrial Park to more than $700mn.