Jelcz-Laskowice, Poland - The one millionth engine produced at TMIP is a 2.0 liter diesel engine. It was produced on August 21st. The engine will be delivered today and will be assembled on a Toyota Avensis produced in TMUK.
TMIP CEO, Mr Kazunari Masuoka said: “This is an important day for TMIP as it marks an important milestone with the 1 millionth engine production "made in Jelcz-Laskowice". This engine will be transported to a vehicle plant and finally delivered to a Toyota customer. At this occasion, I would like to thank all employees of TMIP for their efforts and commitment in their daily work (…).I'm sure a lot of them remember the start of TMIP activities, the first machines installation, first production trials and start of mass production of AD and ND engines (…). We will soon celebrate the 10th anniversary of the mass production start. This will mark another milestone in TMIP’s history”.
Mass production of engines at the Toyota plant in Jelcz-Laskowice, Poland started in March 2005 with 2.0 and 2.2. litre diesel engines. Four years later, on October 2009, the half millionth engine was produced. TMIP started to assemble 1.4 liter diesel engines from August 2010. Currently the engines made in TMIP are assembled in the Toyota Avensis, Corolla, Auris, Auris TS, Yaris, Verso and RAV4.
Toyota’s operations in Poland include two manufacturing sites – TMIP and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland located in Walbrzych. TMMP currently produces transmissions and gasoline engines.