Thursday, 27 February 2020

Toyota Indonesia to Start EV-Hybrid Production in 2022



Laila Afifa

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  • TEMPO.CO, JakartaToyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN) announced its production readiness for electric vehicles (EV) hybrids starting in 2022 with sport utility vehicles (SUV) and multipurpose vehicles (MPV) as a start.

    TMMIN President Director Warih Andang Tjahjono said that the company will utilize existing production lines that will be modified to accommodate production of the future vehicles.

    “The first production will be in 2022 that will prioritize SUVs and MPVs,” says Warih Andang Tjahjono at the Indonesia Electric Motor Show (IEMS) 2019 on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

    Toyota has further stamped its commitment by investing Rp28 trillion throughout 2019-2023 which also includes developing electric vehicles for the Indonesian market. It coincides with the company’s commitment to educating domestic consumers regarding the technology while also taking into account export markets country’s such as Australia and South America.