25 Jan '13, 11am

Lexus to produce hybrid car in Canada: Lexus hybrids will be produced outside Japan for the first time, when man...

Lexus to produce hybrid car in Canada: Lexus hybrids will be produced outside Japan for the first time, when man...

Lexus hybrids will be produced outside Japan for the first time, when manufacture of the RX 450h kicks off in Toyota’s plant in Ontario, Canada. In support of the plant, the Ontario government is to invest almost $16.9 million Canadian dollars, while funding from the Canadian government will boost that up to C$34 million (£22 million approx). Toyota will invest C$125 million toward a new assembly line. The new investment will help retool the plant in Cambridge, Ontario for the manufacture of the hybrid vehicle and create 400 new jobs. As a result, the plant will be able to boost production levels to an additional 26,000 Lexus vehicles, with 15,000 of them hybrid models. It will be the first time that a mainstream hybrid car has been manufactured in Canada. Ontario is providing the funding through its Strategic Jobs and Investment Fund. The Canadian province produces more c...

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