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Toyota at the heart of France’s number one automotive region

17 Jan 2020 | Front page, Mobility, Investment

With a base in Hauts-de-France for more than 20 years, Toyota recognises that the region has many advantages for the automotive sector. The fact they chose to launch two new models there proves it!

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Hauts-de-France, France’s number one automotive region

Hauts-de-France offers many advantages for the automotive industry. This strategic French sector provides 400,000 jobs, including more than 50,000 in Hauts-de-France. Toyota itself will employ 4,500 workers at its Onnaing site by 2020.

The region ranks number one in France for vehicle production. It enjoys a unique position at the heart of the European automotive ecosystem with two thirds of manufacturers within a 500 km radius. It also boasts the presence of three global manufacturers: Toyota, PSA and Renault.

Find out more about the automotive sector in the region

Toyota in Hauts-de-France: one site, two vehicles

The hot news this week is that Toyota announced on Tuesday that it would manufacture its new SUV in France, at its one and only French site in Onnaing, near Valenciennes. The latest addition will be produced alongside the longstanding and popular Yaris!

Come this way to learn more:

  Toyota to produce a new vehicle in Hauts-de-France

  The Yaris, four generations built in Hauts-de-France

  FEAL: the meeting place for automotive professionals




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