Wednesday, 28 April 2021 16:56

Toyota Indiana Welcomes 2 All-New Vehicles to Line-Up


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With its 25th anniversary right around the corner, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) is poised to celebrate with gusto as it announced an investment sure to drive the team through the next 25 years and beyond.

On April 28, Toyota announced an $803 million investment and 1,400 new jobs at the Princeton, IN, auto manufacturing plant in preparation to introduce two all-new, three-row SUVs designed with the active Gen Y American family in mind.


What's more, only one will bear the Toyota name. The other will officially introduce the Lexus line to Toyota Indiana.


But clout and luxury isn't all the investment will bring. While these new vehicles will be announced at a later date, both will join a diverse, electrified product portfolio and will help the company get another step closer to Toyota's global aim towards carbon neutrality by 2050---all this while furthering its mission of mobility and happiness for all.


Speaking of happy, these new additions will have customers bursting at the seams when they get a glimpse of the cutting-edge technology featured in both vehicles.


When on sale, customers can expect a semi-automated driving system---which will allow for hands-free driving in certain conditions---a remote parking system allowing the driver to park and unpark from outside the vehicle using a smartphone, and a digital key that turns a user's smartphone into their key and allows them to share it digitally.


Both the Lexus and Toyota versions will offer seating for up to eight passengers.


And, the Princeton automaker aims to achieve this goal with not only the type of vehicles produced but the production process itself. Toyota Indiana's environmental team has created thousands of metric tons in CO2 savings for the plant and invested more than $4 million on CO2 reduction projects, with another $2.7 million committed for the coming year. All of this ladders up to the products Toyota produces.


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