Australia May Offer Money To Keep Toyota Making Cars There


Toyota CamryToyota operates one plant in Australia, the Altona manufacturing and engine plant in Victoria. The facility produces the Camry, Camry Hybrid and Australasia-only Aurion for both the local market and export.

 

According to Australia's Minister for Innovation and Industry, Greg Combet, the government is now in talks with Toyota .

A report indicates that negotiations with the Australian government would include adding production of a third, all-new model at Altona, possibly the new RAV4, because it shares many parts with the Camry.

Mr. Combet did not say what amount the government would be willing to offer in exchange for an investment by Toyota and commitment to continue manufacturing in Australia.

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