Toyota launched its first overseas plant in Brazil in 1958, and throughout the expansion of its overseas sales networks and plants, it has striven to make economic contributions to each nation and region through local production, procurement and employment. Toyota also places the highest priority on long-term local employment, commences recruitment and education of local employees from the start of construction and helps to develop local labor environments. As of March 31, 2010, Toyota has a total of 66 plants —15 in Japan and 51 in 26 other nations and regions, as well as approximately 170 distributors and 8,000 dealers worldwide.
In every nation and region, Toyota is applying its Guiding Principles of conducting open and fair corporate activities to be a good corporate citizen of the world and contributing to economic and social development through its local business activities. Through its overseas subsidiaries, Toyota is dedicated to making a social contribution, addressing a variety of cultural and social issues and engaging in proactive local communication. Through automobile production, Toyota will promote the growth of each nation and region and will continue to be a locally based corporation.
For further information, please see" Toyota in the World 2010" Databook.
Toyota Motorsport GmbH Location: Germany (Cologne)
Toyota Motor Europe R&D/Manufacturing Location: Belgium (Brussels), U.K. (Derby)
Toyota Europe & Design Development Location: France (Nice)
Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering and Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Location: Thailand (Samutprakarn Province)
Headquarters Technical Center Location: Japan (Toyota City)
Toyota Technical Center Asia Pacific Australia Pty. Ltd. Location: Australia (Melbourne)
Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc. Locations: Michigan, California, Arizona
Calty Design Research, Inc. Locations: California (Newport Beach), Michigan (Ann Arbor)