Toyota Announces Expansion

Toyota Motor Corp. announced Thursday it is investing an additional $750 million at five U.S. plants that will bring nearly 600 new jobs. The latest investments are at facilities in Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and West Virginia. Toyota will add 123 jobs and spent $111 million to expand its plant and purchase equipment in Buffalo to double the capacity of hybrid transaxles. Toyota said the goal is to better serve customers and dealers and position manufacturing plants for future success with more domestic capacity.