Toyota to Halt Production for Several Days

As a shortage of parts from Japan continues, the Toyota Motor Company will halt production at its North American plants this month. Plants will not produce vehicles on the 15th, 18th, 21st, 22nd and 25th. However the Georgetown Kentucky plant will be active on the 21st. It’s possible the parts shortage will continue beyond this […]

Beshear Calls For Fairness In Toyota Hearings

Ahead of congressional hearings into the recent Toyota recalls, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is rallying the governors of states that have Toyota plants. Beshear and governors in Alabama, Indiana, and Mississippi have written a letter to congressional leaders urging them to look at the context surrounding Toyota’s troubles. “There were sixteen million vehicles recalled last […]

Toyota Cuts Production, Georgetown Plant Included

Car sales continue to decline and that has Toyota Motor Corporation changing its production schedule to offset an inventory surplus. Many of the company’s North American plants will see schedule changes, including its operation in Georgetown, Kentucky. Spokesperson Rick Hesterberg says the national recession is taking its toll. “We’ve seen high inventory levels caused by […]