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General Information

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey is one of Toyota's vehicle production bases in Europe. Located in Arifiye /Sakarya - Turkey, Toyota Turkey manufactures Corolla and Verso models. Majority of the production is exported to over 50 countries, which are located in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Central Asia and Caucusus.
Toyota Turkey, owned by Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA (%90), and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (%10), has a total investment of 1,4 Billion Euro, and currently employs around 3,000 people.
Dedicated to best quality production with the contribution of all members, Toyota Turkey applies the Toyota Production System (TPS) to its manufacturing processes from the very first day of the start of its operation.
Today, with an annual production capacity of 150,000 units, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (Toyota Turkey) is one of the ten biggest overseas manufacturing operations of Toyota, and one of the biggest manufacturing companies of Turkey.

Toyota Turkey Milestones:

July, 1990 Establishment as Toyotasa
May, 1992 Groundbreaking ceremony
September, 1994 Start of production with 7th generation Corolla Sedan
October, 1995 Start of 7th generation Corolla Wagon production
November, 1996 Awarded ISO 9001 certification
August, 1998 Start of 8th generation Corolla Sedan production
June, 1999 Awarded ISO 14001 certification with zero non-conformances
June, 2000 100.000th vehicle manufactured
October, 2000 Re-structuring, and the establishment of Toyota Turkey
January, 2002 Start of 9th generation Corolla Sedan production
February, 2002 Start of exportation
August, 2002 Start of 9th generation Corolla Wagon production
March, 2003 Start of double shift operation
February, 2004 Capacity increase from 100K to annual 150K units
February, 2004 Start of the new Corolla Verso production
May, 2004 New Corolla Verso awarded 5 stars by Euro-NCAP
Dec, 2005 500.000th vehicle manufactured
February 2007 Start of the Auris production
February 2009 Start of NG Verso
March 2009 1.000 000th vehicle manufactured
June 2013 Start of 11th generation Corolla production