GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Toyota’s first wholly owned vehicle plant in North America, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) in Georgetown, recently produced its 10 millionth Camry.
The white 2021 Toyota Camry SE rolled off the line to cap a milestone year for the plant, which also celebrated 35 years of operation in the Bluegrass State.
“It gives us a great sense of pride to imagine where our 10 million Camrys have carried people over the years,” said Susan Elkington, president of TMMK. “This is a great opportunity for our team to celebrate the successes of the past 35 years and look forward to what the next 35 years will bring as we continue our drive to make mobility for all a reality.”
The 2021 Camry, currently in its eighth generation, is an impressive and innovative model, thanks to the introduction of Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+, the newest version of Toyota’s driver-assist technology suite that includes automatic emergency braking.
In March, the Kentucky plant produced its 13 millionth vehicle, a blue RAV4 Hybrid. The plant added the RAV4 Hybrid to its product portfolio in January 2020 after multiple investments by Toyota that have totaled more than $1.5 billion since 2017. These investments were part of a larger commitment by the company to invest more than $13 billion in its North American manufacturing operations from 2017 to 2021.
The 1,300-acre Georgetown campus represents an $8 billion investment and employs approximately 10,000 Kentuckians. The 9 million-s.f. facility is Toyota’s largest plant in the world.
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