Toyota begins Camry Hybrid production and sales in Taiwan; 7th hybrid production site outside of Japan
Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC) production affiliate in Taiwan, Kuozui Motors, Ltd. (Kuozui), has started production and sales of the Camry Hybrid in Taiwan.
Production of the Camry Hybrid at Kuozui’s Kuanying Plant in Taiwan’s Taoyuan County began on 15 February, making the plant Toyota’s seventh hybrid-vehicle production site outside Japan. Initial annual production is set at approximately 7,000 vehicles, to be the exclusive supply of the domestic market.
The vehicle ranges in price there from 1,069,000 to 1,399,000 Taiwan dollars (US$36,137 to US$47,292).
At the end of 2011, global cumulative sales of TMC-produced hybrid vehicles reached approximately 3.6 million units.