Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, a subsidiary of Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota Motor Corp., plans to inject close to $280 million at its Georgetown plant and new vehicles will soon be manufactured at the facility.
Kentucky’s Toyota plant will start production of the Lexus ES 300 Hybrid in May 2019, with a targeted 12,000 units produced annually.
RAV4 Hybrid production is expected to begin in January 2020 with an average capacity of 100,000 units.
The Georgetown plant also manufactures Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, and Lexus ES models with an annual capacity of 550,000 vehicles. Overall, the plant represents a commitment of over $7 billion.