The company’s CEO Shuhei Tayado said that their increased investments in Turkey was not only a result of their faith in Turkey, but also of the high performance of their Turkish employees,
He said “Toyota Turkey will manufacture about 140 thousand vehicles this year, and will export 130 thousand of this. We ait at being the biggest car exporter of Turkey this year.”
“To support this growth, the number of Toyota Turkey employees will be increased from 2.600 to 3.050 people by June 2004,” he said.
80 European journalists covered the ceremony of Toyota in Adapazari.