Toyota will build fewer cars in December

For another month, Toyota is forced to announce that it will build fewer cars than it had originally estimated due to a shortage of chips and other parts.

The company has apologized for repeated adjustments to its production plan and in December expects to build about 750,000 cars, 250,000 at its plants in Japan and 500,000 at its plants in the rest of the world.

Three production plants and 4 lines will be affected by this production suspension, with Toyota having 14 plants in Japan with 28 production lines. The production suspension will affect the Toyota RAV4, Harrier, Land Cruiser Prado, 4Runner, Lexus NX, NX450h+, ES, GX, UX, UX300e, ES and RX

Factory Production suspension period Affected models
Toyota Motor Corporation
Takaoka Plant
Production line #2 2 – December RAV4, Harrier
Toyota Motor Corporation
Tahara Plant
Production line #1 December 1, 2, 9, 16 Land Cruiser Prado, Lexus GX, 4Runner
Toyota Motor Kyushu
Miyata Plant
Production line #1 December 28 Lexus NX, NX450h+, ES, UX, UX300e
Production line #2 Lexus ES, RX

Toyota expects to produce 9.2 million vehicles this fiscal year (April 2022 – March 2023), down from earlier estimates of 9.7 million but still higher than last year’s output of 8.6 million. vehicles.


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