The Toyota will complete its restart of production in Europe on the 25th and 26th of may next, making operational the last two factories are still closed: it will start the TPCA, a joint venture with PSA in Kolin (Czech Republic), where the chinese manufacturer builds the Aygo, followed by the establishment of Burnaston (United Kingdom), once the “home” of the Auris and Corolla. The two sites were firm, respectively, by 19 and march 18 due to the emergency coronavirus.
A process already started in other areas. The resumption of the activities in the Czech Republic and Great Britain takes place after the reboot of the systems components in France and Poland, one of the lines dedicated to the C-HR and the Corolla sedan in Turkey, of those devoted to the production of engines at Deeside (United Kingdom) and assembly lines of Russian for the Camry and the Rav4: all of these sites are already at work from the beginning of may or even in April.
The recovery in safety. Toyota has implemented, to the factory in Burnaston, and TPCA, a specific protocol, which in part responds to the guidelines shared by all of the continental structures of the manufacturer and is calibrated according to the specific needs of the plant, as well as on measures imposed by local governments to companies to contain the contagion. A mission, that of contrast to the health emergency, which has directly involved the two companies in their respective territories, through donations, the supply and the production of the sanitary material.
Source: Quattroruote.en – Edited by Anthon K.